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Black & Veatch Senior Mechanical HVAC / Plumbing Engineer - Federal in Arlington, Virginia

Senior Mechanical HVAC / Plumbing Engineer - Federal

Date: Nov 23, 2021


Arlington, VA, US, 22209

Company: Black & Veatch Family of Companies

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Company : B&V Special Projects Corp.

Req Id : 47141

Job Title : Senior Mechanical HVAC / Plumbing Engineer - Federal


Business Unit Sector : SPC-GOV-FEDERAL SE

Opportunity Type : Staff

Relocation eligible : No

Full time/Part time : Full-Time

Project Only Hire : No

Visa Sponsorship Available: No

Divisional Statement

Job Summary

Black & Veatch is seeking a Mechanical HVAC / Plumbing Engineer to provide design for a variety of buildings in the Federal market sector. This position is for an experienced design engineer with a background in HVAC, piping, and plumbing design. Building types include administration/office buildings, battery storage, server rooms, manufacturing, warehouses as well as maintenance facilities. The candidate should have leadership experience, good communication skills and ability to work with a group of experienced professionals. The candidate will be responsible for executing and reviewing mechanical designs for new and existing facilities, independently or as a member of a team, including drawings, specifications, and submittal reviews.

Preferred locations:

Arlington, VA

Atlanta, GA

Sacramento, CA

Key Responsibilities

• Ensuring project compliance with applicable codes and standards.

• Manage mechanical team’s scope, schedule, budget and quality on assigned projects to ensure

• Assists in the production of HVAC and plumbing system deliverables (Specifications, drawings, calculations, and basis of design documents) for new buildings as well as for renovation and additions to existing facilities

• Create and maintain project schedules for small to mid-size projects.

• Reviews lower level engineering work or assignments for accuracy, clarity and coordination

• Actively coordinates with other disciplines, client, and contractor on projects

• Actively mentors / shares knowledge with other staff members

• Assists in performing or performs energy modeling and life cycle cost analysis on assigned projects

• Ability to balance multiple complex projects at one time

• Ability to create 2D drawings (such as P&IDS, control diagrams, and notes) in REVIT

• Able to present in front of large groups that include clients, peers, contractors, and end user groups.

• Ability to travel for meetings and / or site observation

Management Responsibilities

Preferred Qualifications

• Bachelor's degree in Mechanical or Architectural Engineering from an accredited program.

• Minimum of 5 years related work experience

• Knowledge of building mechanical codes and ability to perform accurate load calculations

• Strong HVAC / Plumbing design capability in industrial, commercial, central plants, boilers, chillers and other related markets

• Knowledgeable in sustainable design

• Strong verbal and written communication skills

• US citizen

• Must be able to complete the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.

Preferred design experience related to any of the following subject matters:

• Federal industry experience

• European, General MILCON, or Civil Works project experience

• CFD modeling

• Building Controls Systems Design/ Building Automation

Certifications: Not required but preferred

• Professional Engineer License

• LEED AP or other Sustainability

• CxA

• Security Clearance or ability to get one

Minimum Qualifications

Requires a bachelor's degree in engineering from either a recognized accredited program in their home country or the country in which the professional is practicing. Minimum of 5 years related work experience All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.


Most positions - depending on the nature of work performed as defined by the division - will typically require incumbents to have professional registration or licensure in their designated home office country, or be in active pursuit* of such registration

Work Environment/Physical Demands

Typical Office environment. Physical Demands: Sitting, talking, grasping, hearing, keyboard input, driving, seeing, writing, reaching, stooping, crouching, walking, standing for extended periods of time.



Communicates effectively


Directs work

Instills trust

Interpersonal savvy

Organizational savvy

Customer focus

Decision quality

Salary Plan

ENG: Engineering

Job Grade


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Black & Veatch is committed to being an employer of choice by creating a valuable work experience that keeps our people engaged, productive, safe and healthy.

Our comprehensive benefits portfolio is a key component of this commitment and offers and array of health care benefits including but not limited to medical, dental and vision insurances along with life insuranceand a robust wellness program.

To support a healthy work-life balance, we offer paid vacation and holiday time after the eligibility period has been met.

A variety of additional benefits are available to our professionals, including a company matched 401k plan, vendor discounts, AD&D insurance, pre-taxed accounts, voluntary legal plan, identity theft and credit monitoring services,and the B&V Credit Union.

By valuing diverse voices and perspectives, we cultivate an authentically inclusive environment for professionals and are able to provide innovative and effective solutions for clients.

Black & Veatch Holding Company, its subsidiaries and its affiliated companies, complies with all Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) affirmative action laws and regulations. Black & Veatch does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, color, sex, national origin, marital status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender Identity and expression, disability, veteran status, pregnancy status or other status protected by law.

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Nearest Major Market: Arlington Virginia

Nearest Secondary Market: Washington DC

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