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Remote Mechanical Designer

Above Group
Baltimore, MD
Closing date
Nov 30, 2022
*Position: Mechanical Designer (MD)**Above Group Overview*We offer you the opportunity to put your passion and your God given talents and abilities to use. Our goal is to attract and develop skilled, called, and passionate people to impact our devoted customers and our team. We want to attract immensely creative employees with an ability to inspire, motivate, and challenge others.*For more information see: People Strategy**We believe in a people strategy to be the fundamental driver of our organization.*While we can never reach a perfect organizational model, we can certainly strive towards it in our daily efforts and mission. With that vision comes a focus of key initiatives we are working on, listed here, with the indicators of what it should look like as we approach:*Shared Direction: * A collective understanding of what the organization stands for, where it is going, and how we will get there. Indicators: a clear inspiring vision, well-executed strategies, clear aligned goals.*Authentic Values: * Deeply held principles guiding all decisions and relationships and reflected in the conduct of everyone at all times. Indicators: high levels of trust and communications, uncompromising integrity and ethics, socially responsible practices.*Productive Relationships: * Open, collaborative relationships that recognize and honor the commitments that people make to themselves, each other, their work, and the organization. Indicators: respect for all individuals, effective problem solving and decision-making, clear accountability, effective teamwork at all levels.*Liberating Processes: * Flexible structures, processes, and technologies that allow people to do their best work and to collaborate effectively across boundaries. Indicators: clear organizational design, collective knowledge, the right tools and technologies, the right people for the right jobs.*Outcome Learning: * Results-focused learning that strengthens individual and organizational capacity to cope with the present and define the future. Indicators: continuous teaching and learning, effective knowledge and skills development, leadership development at all levels.*Motivating Metrics: * Fair, meaningful performance requirements, measure and rewards that reinforce high performance and manage poor performance. Indicators: clear and energizing performance requirements, relevant work measures, differentiated rewards.*Our Vision - **_What We Want to Do_*Empower excellent AEC professionals to provide superior service.*Our Mission - **_Why We Exist_*Demonstrate the love of Jesus Christ to those we reach.*Our Values - **_How We Will Accomplish This Mission_*Our Core Values are the tools we use and the behaviors we exhibit as Employees of Above Group. They describe how we work together to achieve this special place we're developing and how they make us uniquely successful.* Christian Values - We demonstrate humility, honesty, integrity, respect, kindness, and a sense of social responsibility.* Initiative - We are self-motivated, self-starting.* Ambassadorship - We represent our brand passionately and accurately.* Agency - We take on the attitude and responsibility of "A< oeowning it'.* Extreme Team - Beyond just teamwork: it's how we work together.* Buffalo - We run toward challenges instead of away from them.* Uncompromising Quality - We provide excellent results all the time, every time.*Mechanical Designer (MD)**The Position*The Mechanical Designer for Above Group shall contribute and support HVAC, Plumbing, Fire Protection, and Process Piping design efforts for the firm. The MD shall directly contribute to the Firm and its success through drafting and design efforts. This individual shall directly contribute to the Firm and its success through technical experience to effectively produce a quality design and ultimate product to the customer. The MD shall execute drafting and design duties as required to ensure quality is always maintained.* The MD is a Designer by education and experience:* Ability to combine personal judgment with information to implement design criteria.* Has expertise in fire protection, HVAC, mechanical, plumbing and mechanical utility systems.* Demonstrates proficiency of mechanical concepts including Psychometrics, Heat Transfer and Fluid Flow both compressible and incompressible.* Able to use computer software including Trane Trace, eQuest, and Microsoft Office.* Ability to work well in a team environment and as an individual. Communicates well with individuals in the organization.* Capable of interpreting information set forth in a Basis of Design, field surveys and code research.* Applies design principles to resolve design problems and tasks assigned.* Develops and implements design criteria and system designs from concept through detailed design and construction.** Directs and mentors subordinate staff of their responsibilities on a daily basis.* Implements criteria for distribution systems, researches applicable codes, and investigates system routing options and equipment room layouts.* Proficient in the use of design tools such as the Psychrometric Chart, Ductulator, and Pipe Flow.* Coordinates and implements the layout of distribution systems and equipment locations with team members within the discipline, as well as project team members in other disciplines.* Proficient with design drawing software including Revit and AutoCAD.* Performs system calculations. Sizes and selects system components.* Reviews shop drawing submittals, and travels to job sites to perform field verification.* The MD develops organizational skills including technical writing and time management:* Uses excellent writing skills to author basis of design (BOD) narratives, design criteria documents, Reports, and other high quality highly technical written documents as needed.* Uses excellent writing skills to edit design specifications; respond to Requests for Information (RFIs) incorporating information from project documents, specifications, shop drawings and design criteria; and prepare meeting notes.* Reads relevant project correspondence and maintains project design files.* Demonstrates willingness to work to meet deadlines as required by client demands.*Key Characteristics of the Ideal Mechanical Designer (MD)**Called *- A strong sense of knowing who you are (ie, gifts, talents, competencies) and how you are to spend your life. We fulfill our calling by being excellent at what God designed us to be and we diligently pursue it.*Practice Servant Leadership* - Leaders at Above Group are called to serve. We realize that effective leadership starts on the inside. We demonstrate that we are willing to do what others are unwilling to do. We will practice a Servant Leadership character that enriches the lives of others.*A Commitment to Above Group* - An understanding of and a commitment to the special purpose, mission, and beliefs of Above Group and will have a value system compatible with our values.*People Abilities* - Deep interest and care for people with an understanding of their primary interests, aims, strengths, and motivations.*Working with Customers* - A demonstrated ability to accomplish results through collaboration with and development of strong relationships with our customers.*Organizational Skills* - An ability to organize his/her own thoughts and work, while continually growing a results-oriented team. Ability to win the confidence of colleagues and office staff that demonstrates a well-functioning department.*Insight and Strategy* - A focused sense of strategy, (ie, possessing the knowledge and sixth sense for how to implement our mutual goals). The ability to set realistic objectives and achieve them.*A Sense of Timing* - An intuitive sense of timing and appropriateness in relation to people and projects.*Work Capacity* - Sufficient physical and emotional energy to deliver the results necessary to advance our mission.*Self-Starter* - Creates ideas and follow through without prodding. (Balanced with judgment and knowing when and how to ask for assistance and counsel).*Enthusiasm* - A heartfelt passion for the work we do, which displays optimism - but not overselling and overstating.*Character *- A level of impeccable integrity that permeates others.*Passion* - The Above Group Vision will be irresistible to the right person. People skills, organizational and communication abilities must be truly remarkable, this person will be excellent at vision-casting in a manner that inspires others to join with us and develop solid relationships.*Minimum Requirements*The Mechanical Designer shall meet the following minimum requirements:* Minimum of 2 years mechanical drafting and design experience at an MEP Engineering or A-E Firm* Associates degree in Drafting and Design or ME degree* Operational Experience in REVIT* Excellent Communication skills, both oral and written* This is a remote position* US CitizenThe search will be conducted in a very thoughtful, thorough, and consistent manner, with a conscious effort to preserve the confidentiality of all candidates. The search committee is committed to offering each potential candidate the same consideration throughout the process.Job Type: Full-time

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