Mechanical Designer

Mechanical Designer

Career Area: Engineering - Mechanical

What We're Looking For:
Barge Design Solutions, Inc. is currently seeking to fill the position of Mechanical Designer in the Facilities Engineering solution center in our Dayton, OH office.

  • Applies standard engineering procedures and techniques to complete well defined design
  • Completes tasks in the areas of HVAC, plumbing, piping, fire protection, and utility system design
  • Produces documentation for issue to client for projects of all size in multiple CAD platforms
  • Participates in conferences with clients to establish project objectives and resolve problems.
  • Asks appropriate questions to determine scope of project work
  • Performs routine manual calculations regarding piping design for liquids and gases such as calculation of pressure drop and pipe sizing, and the selection of valves and inline fittings
  • Conducts inspections of construction work and prepares inspection reports
  • Demonstrates a strong commitment to quality work
  • Works independently in developing preliminary and finished designs by analyzing reports, maps, specifications, and drawings related to the project
  • Prepares design computations and quantity estimates using various software packages
  • Coordinates with clients, teaming partners, and other disciplines.
  • Performs building and system evaluations and inspections
  • Other duties as assigned

Education & Experience Qualifications:
  • Two-year degree in Engineering Technology, Computer Drafting or equivalent with 10 years relevant experience in design and drafting or other relevant combination of education and / or experience
  • Familiar with fundamental mechanical design concepts and must be capable of performing routine calculations regarding
  • HVAC load calculations, piping layout, pipe sizing, and equipment arrangements
  • Familiar with plumbing system design including ability to interpret and apply plumbing codes
  • Familiar with materials of construction regarding material compatibility with various service conditions for equipment and piping
  • Basic familiarity with fire protection system design including ability to interpret and apply fire protection code
  • Capable of checking and approving shop drawings
  • Proficient in any 3D CAD package: REVIT is preferred, but Microstation and AutoCAD are also acceptable
  • Must demonstrate strong ethical behavior while striving to produce quality work within project budgets and schedules
  • Must understand the value of Client satisfaction

Why join us?

Barge Design Solutions, Inc., is an engineering and architecture firm with diverse in-house multidisciplinary practice areas. The employee-owned company is more than 400-people strong and serves clients nationwide from multiple U.S. locations. Barge is ranked No. 171 on Engineering News-Record (ENR)'s 2021 Top 500 Design Firms list, is No. 177 on Architectural Record's Top 300 Architecture Firms and is a certified Great Place To Work®.

Our primary purpose for being in business is ultimately to create a better life by unleashing the potential of our people, clients and communities. This purpose is supported by our company's core values because at the end of the day, Barge CARES:

  • Collaborate - Help and expect help. Teamwork is essential in what we do.
  • Authentic - Honesty, integrity and trust are at the heart of everything we do. We are who we say we are.
  • Responsible - We are accountable for our work, our attitude, and our actions. We make Barge better.
  • Excellence - We go all in and expect more of ourselves than others expect of us.
  • Service - We are humble. We use our gifts in service of others.

We believe that if we are living out our purpose for being in business and integrating our values into everything we do, we will ultimately achieve our vision to be the firm best known for being selected when it matters most.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status or on the basis of disability. Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled