Rimkus Consulting Group

  • Mechanical Engineer - HVAC/MEP

    Job Locations US-MD-Columbia
    Posted Date 1 year ago(5/3/2017 5:00 PM)
    # of Openings
    Engineering/Technical Consultants
  • Overview

    We are currently seeking an experienced Mechanical Engineer with broad experience including design and construction of mechanical, electrical, plumbing (MEP) and HVAC systems.  In return for your talent and effort, we offer our full-time employees a competitive benefits package—including medical, dental, vision, life, disability, employer-matching 401(k), a flexible work schedule, and opportunities for advancement.


    In this position you will apply your technical knowledge to help assess and determine the origin and cause of complex and unique problems for our clients within all types of residential and commercial buildings. Experience including MEP design, appliances, mechanical and HVAC equipment, fire suppression systems, fuel distribution and plumbing systems and HVAC systems background is valuable. You will investigate equipment, pipe, appliance, material, and systems failures. Work as part of a team, with other engineering specialties, to determine the root cause of an incident. You will perform timely accurate analysis, prepare reports, and present your findings to the client and other interested parties. You must be able to manage several projects simultaneously and be detail orientated. Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written are essential. Report writing skills are essential.


    • Bachelors or higher degree in related field.
    • Professional Engineering, P.E., license by testing with ability to become licensed in additional states (NCEES preferred).
    • Valid driver’s license is a must.
    • Must be outgoing and able to interact with staff, clients, and home/business owners.
    • Must be able to perform under pressure and meet deadlines.
    • You must possess excellent verbal, communication skills and technical writing abilities.
    • You must always respect your clients and co-workers.
    • Travel in and out of state on assignments or to respond to catastrophic events is required. Must possess an open attitude and willingness to learn and develop skills as a forensic engineer.
    • Physical ability to perform all of the following functions is required: Climb ladders, walk on roofs, enter and work in confined spaces, if applicable. Shovel fire debris, move furniture and other household/ commercial items, if applicable. Operate lifts. Work outdoors in hot or cold weather. Lift up to 50 pounds. Use necessary safety equipment.
    • Perform duties that may require standing, walking, bending, kneeling, or squatting for prolonged periods of time.
    • Candidate should have prior experience in mechanical systems or equipment design, installation or evaluation
    • Must be comfortable using investigative tools and equipment
    • Hands-on experience with appliance and automotive repair, building systems and construction and troubleshooting a plus.


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