Mechanical Engineering Coordinator

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Ashburn, VA, Construction Management and Direction
Sep 02, 2020
Oct 02, 2020
Full Time
The Mechanical Engineering Coordinator provides engineering support for fire suppression, plumbing and mechanical
designs on new construction and renovation projects. The Mechanical Engineering Coordinator works with the Architect
and provides direction to the construction staff and consultants on overall design approach, reviews the design phase
deliverables for fire suppression, plumbing, and mechanical designs, coordinates their interface with architectural and
electrical designs, and maintains and oversees all LCPS standards and specifications with particular focus on the
mechanical elements of projects.


The Mechanical Engineering Coordinator may manage and supervise other engineering design staff and organizes
project requirements with the other design team Coordinators. The Mechanical Engineering Coordinator must be
capable of developing an effective working relationship with consulting engineers and architects, contractors, and
authorities having jurisdiction, as well as, with administrative and school personnel within LCPS.
Roles and Responsibilities
The following information is intended to describe the overall nature and scope of the work being performed in relation to
the position. This is not a comprehensive listing of all responsibilities or tasks; other work may be assigned when deemed
* Serves as building fire suppression, plumbing, and mechanical systems planning and design coordinator for new
and renovation building projects,
* Evaluates mechanical systems, products, components, and applications, ensuring high quality of design through
Schematic Design, Construction Documents, and Construction Administration and conformance to LCPS
standards and requirements.
* Coordinates and reviews design work of new and renovated mechanical and plumbing systems for facilities;
Checks adequacy and accuracy of information and documentation produced by consulting engineer; writes and
reviews Scope of Work for mechanical and plumbing design.
* Provides consultation and support to building renovation projects;
* Develops and maintains LCPS technical and education specifications, LCPS sustainable and environmental
(Energy Star) design standards and translates design and planning criteria to architects and engineers.
* Review contract documents to ensure compliance of designs with LCPS specification and design standards,
evaluate cost controls and performs Quality Assurance review
* Assesses physical condition of existing facilities to provide consultation and support to building renovation
projects; update the LCPS facilities database and ascertain 'As built' conditions.
* Evaluates products and systems for performance and energy conservation and participate with various trade
organizations; maintains knowledge of latest industry trends and innovations in design and construction and
other technology changes.
* Reviews Capital Improvements Program plans for conformance with LCPS design criteria
* Review estimates of probable cost of equipment and design, assess construction estimates, submittals and
contractor correspondence.
* Contribute to solicitations to for professional and construction architects and engineers (RFP development and
logistics) for recommendation selection.
* Provides consultation and support for the new building construction phase commissioning processes in
plumbing and HVAC systems, and electronic controls systems
* Develops and maintains positive and effective working relationships with local government, internal LCPS
departments, local school personnel, Architects and consulting engineers.
* Participates in reviews, best practices, to ensure best practices after completion of each project.
* Designs plumbing and HVAC systems for existing minor facility renovations and miscellaneous projects.


Below are the qualifications for this position:
* Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering, Engineering Technology, or related field or equivalent education
and experience in school design and planning or construction; professional registration preferred (or the ability
to obtain licensure).
* A minimum of ten (10) years successful experience in a position predominately related to engineering design
and review, educational facilities design, review or related fieldwork.
* Demonstrates an understanding of policy, regulations, standards, and objectives of public/governmental
entities, and state and county building codes relative to the design of educational projects, and coordinates with
state and county agencies to ensure compliance; knowledge of the theory and practice of architecture and
engineering as it pertains to modern construction methods and school planning techniques.
* Successful experience in the construction field in a position predominantly related to educational design, review,
or related construction work; considerable knowledge of the procedures, techniques, and methods of
educational facility and site planning and CADD.
* Ability to successfully interact with review agencies, county staff, contracted architecture and engineering firms,
and LCPS personnel.
* Demonstrated ability to organize, analyze, and evaluate information, explain requirements, coordinate project
schedules and budgets, work independently, and manage personnel.
* Demonstrated experience to lead the coordination, direct management and supervision of other staff, if

Physical Requirements
The following provides a brief description of physical requirements for this position:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly talking. expressing or exchanging ideas by means of
the spoken word. Those activities in which they must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers
accurately, loudly, or quickly. The employee must possess normal cognitive abilities including the ability to learn, recall
and apply certain practices and policies. Frequently sitting and/or remaining in a stationary position for long periods of
time. Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift,
carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. May be exposed to extreme temperatures and uneven terrain.

Additional Details

Administrator Salary Scale , Level 2

This is an Exempt position

Supervisor: Architect, Construction

The Loudoun County School Board is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination and to the provision of equity in its educational programs, services and activities for all students and employees.

Loudoun County Public Schools (LCPS) does not discriminate on the basis of race, ancestry, color, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, marital status, age, religion, national origin, disability, or genetic information in employment or in its programs and activities. LCPS provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups.

The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

Assistant Superintendent for Department of Human Resources and Talent Development
Loudoun County Public Schools
21000 Education Court
Ashburn, VA 20148

Tel: 571-252-1100

How To Apply

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To be considered for the vacancy, please complete ALL sections of the application. A resume will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application.

Please be sure to upload the following:

• Three (3) current professional references (Name, phone number, email address). At least one reference should be a current supervisor or most recent supervisor.
• Resume
• Letter of Interest

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