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Mechanical Project Engineer 

About the Organization Celebrating 70 years of business, Swanson Rink specializes in mechanical and electrical engineering for mission critical data centers, airports and corporate clients. Our firm partners with our clients to provide a high level of technical engineering and client service. We are looking for employees to help us continue our legacy for the next 70 years.  

Are you a Mechanical Engineer in the Architectural Engineering field? Are you feeling stuck in your career with no room to move up to the next level? Would you enjoy working on challenging projects for an industry leader? We are looking for someone who wants a career, not just a job; someone who is eager to make a contribution and gets a sense of fulfillment from delighting our clients. If you are highly motivated and desire a position with a clear career path for advancement opportunities - you may have just found it. Apply now to join our team in Denver, or Phoenix as we grow that location.

Directs and performs development of plans, specifications and inspection reports to ensure items are complete, accurate, and in accordance with good engineering practice and conducting engineering projects through all phases of development by performing the following duties.

Essential Job Responsibilities

  1. Designs mechanical systems for commercial and institutional buildings.
  2. Demonstrates in-depth knowledge and design experience in at least three of the categories listed below, along with a good working knowledge of one additional category.
    1. HVAC systems, including selection of HVAC equipment for building applications.
    2. Central HVAC plant systems.
    3. Plumbing and sprinkler fire protection systems.
    4. Various gas and clean agent fire suppression systems.
    5. Mechanical design including computation of building heating and cooling loads, air and water flow calculations, energy modeling, etc.
  3. Performs required design calculations.
  4. Displays expertise in use of word processing and spreadsheet software, and computer assisted engineering and design software to perform engineering tasks.
  5. Provides technical supervision of assigned mechanical designers, engineers and CAD staff.
  6. Coordinates technical and administrative activities with those of other disciplines and other departments in the company, Clients and the Client's design team participating in a project.
  7. Exhibits effective working knowledge of local and national building codes. Demonstrates expertise in the application of all applicable safety codes and industry standards, including International Building Codes, building, mechanical, plumbing, fire, and fuel gas codes.
  8. Exhibits broad knowledge of design/engineering contracts including provisions of standard forms of agreement between: Owner/Architect, Owner/Engineer, Architect/Engineer, etc.
  9. Takes a lead role in planning, organizing and implementing engineering and design presentation standards.
  10. Trains and motivate employees by developing team building activities.
  11. Assists in training/mentoring new employees.
Position Requirements

Job Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical, Architectural Engineering or other closely related field, and minimum of 5 years' experience in engineering design for commercial and institutional facilities. Demonstrated supervisory/leaderships skills and/or minimum of one year supervisory experience or combination of skills and experience necessary to lead a team of Engineers

Knowledge, Skill, Ability, Licenses

  • Registration as a Professional Engineer in the State of Arizona or Colorado required (or ability to be licensed through reciprocity)

  • Proficiency in conducting engineering projects through all phases of development

  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively; to express ideas; to share information; and to prepare clear, well-organized correspondence, reports and similar documents

  • Proven ability to make presentations to clients

  • Must be authorized to work in the United States

EEO/AA – M/F/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities Employer

Location Denver OR Phoenix  
Travel Requirements Occasional travel required  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

We offer a competitive salary, exceptional work environment, and great benefits including health insurance, 401(k), and generous PTO (paid time off).  

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