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AHA Consulting Engineers Design Engineer (HVAC) in Burlington, Massachusetts

About AHA

For over 33 years, AHA has successfully worked with owners, operators, Fortune 500 companies, Ivy League schools, top real estate developers and award-winning architects. They have relied on our passionate team of experts to deliver more than 500 million square feet of high-performance facilities throughout the U.S.

We are Consultants and Advisors first, focusing on clients’ vision and success during and beyond the project. Our services range far beyond MEP design. From strategic concept development to first class, innovation design…beyond engineering.

The Position

Are you interested in joining a smaller, flexible firm where you have an immediate impact with the chance to work on a wide variety of projects? AHA also provides a “Path to Partnership” program outlining all steps and expectations for anyone in the company looking to take the next steps in their career. We are looking for individuals with passion and commitment to their job responsibilities and take advantage of AHA’s Training and Mentoring programs.

Working under the direction of a Senior Engineer, AHA is seeking a Design Engineer (HVAC) for our Boston or Burlington offices. The successful candidate will prepare engineering design concepts for HVAC building systems for moderately complex assignments. Project types include: Corporate, Academic, Science & Technology, Industrial, Mission Critical Civic & Entertainment, Healthcare, Historic Preservation & Adaptive Reuse and Mixed Use.

Job Responsibilities

  • Design mechanical / HVAC systems, including ductwork, piping and layout of devices

  • Make calculations using engineering formulas such as heating and cooling loads and equipment sizing

  • Consulting with Lead Engineer, prepare engineering studies and schematic design for new systems and analyze operation of existing systems

  • Research equipment selection from catalogs, under direction of engineer

  • Possess general understanding of applicable building codes, consults with engineer regarding building code requirements

  • Participate and develop company design production standards

  • Promote and use company design production standards

  • Handle multiple projects with efficiency and accuracy

  • Receive and follow through with specific or technical instructions

  • Participate and contribute to a team efforts, exchanging ideas and recommending improvements

  • Attend client meetings, as necessary

  • Visit sites, as required

Position Qualifications (Required)

  • Associate’s degree or equivalent technical training/certification

  • One year experience with HVAC design at an MEP firm

  • Revit skills

  • Fundamental knowledge of mechanical system design

  • Understanding and knowledge of applicable codes

  • Fundamental knowledge of mechanical concepts

  • Ability to read blueprints, schematics and engineering drawings

  • High degree of analytical skill and ability

Position Qualifications (Preferred)

  • Bachelors’ degree (BSME or BSMET) or equivalent technical training/certification

  • Recent College Graduate or One to Three years’ experience in engineering environment or equivalent field of operation

  • Engineer-in-training

  • Skillful use and understanding of AutoCAD and Revit

  • Proficient in MS Office Suite, including advanced Excel skills and use of Microsoft Office Teams

Why AHA?

  • Work in a smaller, flexible department where you have immediate impact

  • Full benefits, including health, dental, vision, life and disability

  • Paid holidays, vacation/sick time, and parental and medical leave

  • Annual 401(k) contribution by the firm

  • ESOP

  • Professional development and tuition / certifications reimbursement

  • Most of our employees are with us for more than 20 years!

  • Opportunity to wear a lot of hats and be exposed to different tasks

  • Flexible work schedules, including early Fridays year-round

For consideration, please apply at https://www.aha-engineers.com/careers/

AHA is committed to fostering, cultivating, and preserving a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

Staffing Firms Notice – AHA does not accept resumes from staffing firms unless there is an agreement in place – please refer to AHA website.

Immigration Notice – AHA does not provide sponsorship.