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JOB DESCRIPTION

MECHANICAL ENGINEER

Purpose and Scope:

Join the Blauch Brothers team as a Mechanical Engineer, where you will collaborate with customers and team members to provide mechanical design services for HVAC, plumbing, and mechanical systems in commercial and industrial buildings. Your responsibilities will include creating drawings for design-build projects, ensuring code compliance, troubleshooting customer issues on job sites, and assisting in other engineering tasks as assigned. This role may also involve serving as a Project Manager or Estimator for specific customers. We value your expertise in maximizing customer value and contributing to the success of our company and engineering team.

Schedule:

Normal Work Schedule: The hours and days of work will be determined by Blauch Brothers, Inc. Engineer Manager, based on project needs. Typically, this position requires between 43-47 hours per week, with flexibility as required.

Responsibilities:

  • Embrace Blauch Brothers' mission to "Enrich Lives" and engage in every activity accordingly.

  • Effectively manage time and meet with the engineering department regularly.

  • Collaborate with clients for design-build projects and participate in project profitability review meetings.

  • Continuously develop HVAC and plumbing skills through attending continuing education courses and staying updated with codes and industry standards.

  • Support and engage in trade and peer groups to foster professional growth.

  • Meet deadlines in a fast-paced work environment and make informed decisions.

  • Communicate professionally and courteously with teams, customers, and external entities, adhering to Blauch Brothers' standards.

  • Hold individuals accountable in a tactful manner and maintain positive relationship management.

  • Demonstrate technical proficiency in reading and understanding HVAC and plumbing drawings.

  • Produce accurate and concise HVAC and plumbing drawings using AutoCAD MEP, Trane Trace 700, Microsoft Office, and web-based reporting systems.

  • Apply knowledge of ductwork, hydronic systems, steam and condensate systems, refrigerant systems, mechanical equipment, sanitary systems, storm piping, domestic water systems, medical gas systems, and plumbing fixtures and equipment.

  • Ensure compliance with building, mechanical, and plumbing codes.

  • Provide accurate job cost estimates and review projects for profitability.

Organizational Relationship:

The Mechanical Engineer reports to the Blauch Brothers, Inc. Engineering Manager and does not have direct supervision responsibilities.

Additional Requirements:

  • Possession of a valid Virginia Driver's License with an acceptable driving record as defined by our insurer.

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to perform basic tasks in an office environment, including sitting for extended periods, bending, crouching, kneeling, and reaching.

  • Capability to operate computer hardware and peripheral devices.

  • Good visual acuity for reading instructions and labels.

  • Ability to hear and understand speech in person and over the telephone.

  • Strong verbal communication skills for clear conversations.

  • Willingness to climb ladders, use lifts, and work at heights.

Join our team and be part of a company that values excellence, innovation, and customer satisfaction. We offer a competitive salary, opportunities for professional development, and a supportive work environment. If you have the required qualifications and are ready to contribute your skills to the success of Blauch Brothers, apply now for the Mechanical Engineer position.

Benefits:

  • 401(k) matching

  • Dental insurance

  • Employee assistance program

  • Health insurance

  • Health savings account

  • Life insurance

  • Paid time off

  • Professional development assistance

  • Referral program

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Vision insurance

  • Bonus pay (Gain Share payouts) 

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