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AVCON, INC. Mechanical Engineering Project Manager, MEP/Facilities in Orlando, Florida


The Mechanical Project Manager in this role manages the full scope of work from preparation of proposal through construction. Duties include overseeing all technical aspects of facility projects, reviewing all documents for quality control and quality assurance, and coordinating engineers and sub-consultants.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS(may include but are not limited to):

Project Management:

  • Responsible for design and management of facilities engineering projects including ensuring completeness and accuracy of design effort.

  • Responsible for the various design elements to complete a project, system, component, or system with other team members with clear and specified objectives involving conventional types of plans, surveys, investigations, structures, and/or equipment.

  • Prepares complete project documentation to include plans, specifications, and engineer estimates including the collection, assembling, and organizing of project data.

  • Evaluates, selects, and adapts standard techniques, procedures, and criteria to project assignments; formulates and solves problems.

  • Works on multiple projects of moderate to large size using time efficiently to stay within budget and timely delivery.

  • Develops proposals including bid documents, project reports, studies, and other documentation.

  • Attends project meetings and presents specific aspects of engineering assignments/projects.

  • Coordinates technical and administrative activities with other internal departments and disciplines participating in the project.

  • Ensures project engineering activities comply with firm and contract requirements and support overall project schedule, scope and budget.

  • Interprets contract specifications and resolves conflicts with contractor on such matters as interpretation of specifications, workmanship, quality of materials, and related matters.

  • Maintains list of project milestones and issues in-progress.

  • Prepares monthly project status reports and change orders.

  • Participates in client/contractor meetings, and resolves client, engineering and management project issues.

  • Prepares project scopes, tasks, budgets, and schedules.

    Business Development:

  • Assists in marketing and business development pursuits.

  • Attends and participates in industry forums.

  • Identifies potential clients.

  • Interacts and collaborates with clients, officials, contractors, and other project team members.

  • Prepares scope and fee proposals for review.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering.

  • Minimum 7 years’ experience.

  • Proficiency with AutoCAD.

  • Proficiency with REVIT, preferred.

  • Proficiency with MS Outlook, MS Excel, and MS Word.


  • Knowledge of HVAC engineering and design and be familiar with applicable Codes, standards, and acceptable industry practices.

  • Experience with plumbing and fire protection a plus.

  • Project experience that includes Direct Expansion (DX) equipment and chilled water systems.

  • Strong knowledge of HVAC load calculations, ductwork design, piping design, and equipment selections.

  • Experience in equipment selection including air handling units, fans, VAV terminals, package units, pumps, chillers, and heating.

  • Ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with all levels of employees, management, and clients.

  • Ability to organize work, set priorities, meet critical deadlines, and follow-up on assignments with minimal supervision.

  • Ability to maintain confidentially and protect privileged client information and documents appropriately.

  • Knowledge of correct English usage including spelling, grammar, punctuation, and vocabulary.


  • Valid drivers’ license and maintenance of satisfactory driving record.

  • Florida Professional Engineer licensure with ability to obtain licensure in other states, preferred.


    There are supervisory responsibilities associated with this position.


    Work usually takes place in a clean, pleasant, and comfortable office setting. Site visits may occasionally take place in an outdoor environment. Nights and weekends are generally not required but may occasionally be necessary with little or no advanced notice.


    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to sit for long periods of time. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to ten (10) pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.


    As dictated by client site protocol, candidate will be required to utilize proper personal protective equipment including but not limited to gloves, sleeves, leather protectors, hard hats, safety vests, safety glasses and shields, hearing protection, safety shoes, covers, helmets/hoods, and any additional tools required for the task at hand.


    This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required for this job. Management reserves the right to make adjustments and/or assign or reassign any portion of this job description at any time with or without notice.


    AVCON, INC. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, AVCON complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment at every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

    AVCON expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of AVCON’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

    Founded in 1988, AVCON, INC. (AVCON) serves the aviation, facilities, transportation, and development industries and employs over 120 professionals with expertise in all aspects of aviation planning and design; civil, structural, electrical, mechanical, and plumbing engineering; fire protection design; utilities coordination and design; traffic planning and highway design; and a full array of design and construction support services. AVCON has built its reputation on delivering innovative and practical engineering solutions to clients, blending economic, sustainable, and technological elements into each project. Whether working on a building facility, roadway, or airfield, AVCON offers high-level technical expertise based on more than three decades of hands-on experience—ensuring the job is done right the first time. AVCON prides itself on partnering with clients in Transforming Today’s Ideas into Tomorrow’s Reality.

    NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AVCON does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AVCON will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AVCON explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AVCON.

Job LocationsUS-FL-Orlando

ID 1721

of Openings 1

Category Engineering