Senior Mechanical Designer - HVAC in Richmond, VA at Atlantic Constructors, Inc.

Date Posted: 9/22/2020

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Job Description

Atlantic Constructors is seeking dynamic, motivated, career minded individuals to join our expanding team! Atlantic Constructors has been recognized as an industry leader in the Mid-Atlantic Region for over 50 years.

Job Title: Senior Mechanical Designer - HVAC      

Reports to: Virtual Design Construction Manager


Senior Mechanical Designer - HVAC will help develop and facilitate designs related to commercial/industrial HVAC mechanical and process piping systems.

Essential Functions:

  • Performs initial investigations and observations of designs done by the engineers related to our contracted scope of work associated with specifications, drawings, codes, submittals, and other construction documentation
  • Initiate and prepare quality construction documentation such as RFI’s to clarify and/or recommend possible solutions for alternate construction options
  • Follows through with Quality Assurance & Quality Control measures for completeness and compliance with design specifications and codes
  • Provides an in-house technical resource for HVAC mechanical and Industrial Piping in regard to mechanical code, P&ID’s, specifications, and drawings
  • Works collaboratively with others (Project Managers, Engineers, Designers) in a multi-discipline project team environment to resolve design or drawing issues to accomplish the objectives of the project
  • Manages multiple construction projects at a time
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Supervisory Responsibility: No


  • Associate's degree or higher in Mechanical Engineering/Design with 12+ years of practical onboard detailing and design experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience in a construction environment
  • Extensive knowledge regarding design related to commercial HVAC piping systems, including associated equipment and Industrial Process Piping
  • Experience with system layout, system sizing, including material and equipment selection
  • Must be proficient in 3D Modeling (Revit, Fabrication CAD MEP, and Navisworks is a plus) and MS Office products
  • Must be able to multi-task, work with minimal supervision, follow written and oral instructions, show attention to detail and demonstrate problem-solving skills
  • Must be able to pass post-offer pre-employment drug screen, and may be required to satisfactorily complete additional background checks as required (i.e. DMV, criminal history)
  • Must adhere to all company policy and procedures
  • Must be available to work assigned schedules and extended hours as needed including day, evening, weekend, and holiday hours

The work environment and physical demands required would be representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job, and may include, but are not limited to the following:

Work Environment:

  • Works in a professional office environment and routinely uses standard office equipment
  • Position may require visits to construction site

Physical Demands:

  • This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopier, filing cabinets and fax machines


  • May require infrequent travel (typically not overnight)


  • Experience working with MEP field construction
  • General knowledge of electrical system design
  • Prior military experience 
  • HS diploma or GED equivalent


Atlantic Constructors offers competitive benefits, for more information check out our comprehensive list on our website.  

At this time, Atlantic Constructors, Inc. will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization (work visas) for any position.

Atlantic Constructors, Inc. is committed to equal opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, ethnicity, national origin, age, disability, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or other related medical conditions), genetic information, sexual orientation/gender identity, veteran or marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you would like an accommodation or any assistance in order to apply for a job, please call 1-877-WRK-4ACI for assistance, or fax your requested accommodation to 804-523-8781. Nothing contained herein is to be construed as an offer of employment or a binding contract of employment for a specific period of time. Employment can be terminated by either the employee or the employer at any time, for any reason, with or without notice.



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