Mechanical Engineer
Eagan, MN  / St. Paul, MN 
Posted 19 days ago
Job Description
Job Description
Mechanical Engineer

Executive Supervisor:  Operations Manager
Functional Supervisor:  Project Manager  

 We are looking for a qualified Mechanical Engineer who can work out of our Eagan, MN location.  The Mechanical Engineer will work in a fast-paced multi-discipline team environment with primary responsibility for the design of building mechanical systems and production of mechanical construction documents for commercial, K-12, higher education, health care, and/or large campus utility infrastructure type projects. Responsibilities include design and specification of air and water distribution systems, system layouts, load calculations, equipment sizing and selection, drawing production, building information modeling (BIM), discipline coordination, shop drawing and submittal reviews, construction site reviews, and code reviews for MEP systems. Responsibilities may also include the review of MEP systems designed by others, interface with code officials and contractors, working with architects and other clients, and working with others within the firm.  

  • Develop air and water distribution system layouts, specify and schedule mechanical equipment, perform engineering calculations using industry software or Microsoft Excel, and generate temperature control flow diagrams, points lists and sequences of operation.
  • Survey existing buildings and identify mechanical systems and components.
  • Review submittals of equipment for compliance with the contract documents.
  • Observe and report upon mechanical construction work in progress.
  • Interact with project team members.
  • Lead and direct the design and coordination of project mechanical systems.
  • Serve as project manager as professional experience and growth dictates.
  • Train and develop less experienced mechanical professionals.
  • Work closely with departmental management, other senior professionals and other team members.
  • Effectively communicate design options to a diverse group (i.e., architects, developers, owners).
  • Complete projects within budget and schedule.
  • Knowledge of other disciplines and directs interdisciplinary coordination.
  • Knowledge of building codes and industry standards.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Architectural Engineering with Mechanical emphasis, or Architectural Engineering & Construction Management with Mechanical emphasis.
  • Desire to obtain EIT, LEED or Licensed Professional Engineer (P.E.) preferred
  • 0-5-plus years of experience in MEP industry.
  • Design experience in commercial, K-12, higher education and healthcare.
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD and Revit.
  • Must be familiar with the building design process from design through permitting and construction.
  • Proven leadership interests and capabilities.
  • Creative thinker with effective teamwork skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced multi-discipline team environment.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks effectively in the face of shifting projects and deadlines.
  • A confident and positive attitude with colleagues and clients.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Self-starter that requires little direction to get moving on a project
  • Hands-on experience with latest versions of AutoCAD and REVIT, MS Office, Outlook, and engineering calculation and performance simulation software.
  • Legally authorized to work in the United States

MEP Associates offers a competitive salary and benefit package including a 401k retirement program.  Check out our website at

MEP is an equal opportunity employer that recognizes the value of a diverse workforce. All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, gender identity, disability and/or protected veteran status.


Job Summary
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
5+ years
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