HVAC Designer

Employer
Atkins North America, Inc.
Location
Alexandria, VA
Posted
Jun 19, 2017
Closes
Jun 21, 2017
Industry
Specialty Trades
Hours
Full Time
Atkins has been providing infrastructure planning, engineering, construction, environmental consulting, urban planning, architecture, and program management services to public and private clients across the United States for more than 50 years. Globally, Atkins is the largest UK-based engineering and design consultancy and one of the world's largest design firms with nearly 18,000 employees worldwide. We have the depth and breadth of expertise to respond to the most technically challenging and time-critical infrastructure projects and the urgent transition to a low-carbon economy. At Atkins, we offer our employees more than just a job; we offer an opportunity to shape the world for generations to come through innovative and sound design. Whether it's the concept for a new skyscraper, the upgrade of a rail network, the modeling of a flood defense system or the improvement of a management process, we plan, design and enable solutions. Atkins is seeking an energetic, highly motivated, detail-oriented, self-starters to join our Alexandria, Virginia team as an HVAC Designer. Provide design, production and coordination of construction plans and drawings in support of engineering or architectural project(s). The successful candidate will be responsible for HVAC design using Revit MEP software, and will work under the direct supervision of a senior engineer. Job Duties: Air distribution system layout and sizing. Hydronic piping layout and sizing. HVAC load calculations using Trane Trace software. Selecting and scheduling terminal equipment (fan coils, air terminal units, unit heaters,etc.). Selecting and scheduling exhaust and ventilation fans. Reviewing construction product submittals, reviewing construction RFI's. Qualifications: Minimum of 7 years of continuous experience producing HVAC design documents; 3 years continuous experience producing HVAC design documents using Revit MEP. Minimum 5 years experience using Trane Trace HVAC load calculation software. Minimum 5 years experience designing air distribution and hydronic piping systems. Education: Highly competent HVAC designer is sought after. 4 year college degree in mechanical engineering or architectural engineering would provide the successful candidate upward mobility into engineering career; however, the position/need is for an HVAC designer. High school diploma required. Professional Registration: No registration required; however, incumbent should be seeking applicable registration if movement onto the Engineering or Architecture career path is contemplated. Atkins offers its employees a robust rewards package which includes: a competitive salary; a broad benefits package including medical/RX, dental, vision, life, disability, legal, hospitalization and other valuable voluntary options; generous time-off programs; flexible work schedules; 401(k) with employer match; professional and career development opportunities through our corporate university, as well as a highly-regarded tuition reimbursement program; and an unmatched culture focused on client-service, quality, and tireless pursuit of excellence in all we do. Atkins is an EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Atkins is a drug free workplace. Please view Atkins Equal Opportunity Statement here: careers.atkinsglobal.com/File.ashx?path=Root/Documents/north-america-welcome-new-employee/Equal_Opp_Stmt.pdf