• Mechanical Engineer

    Job Locations US-MA-Boston
    Posted Date 1 month ago(12/19/2018 6:08 PM)
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  • Overview

    NV5 (NASDAQ: NVEE) is a provider of professional and technical engineering and consulting solutions to public and private sector clients in the infrastructure, energy, construction, program management and environmental markets. NV5 is an ENR Top 500 firm; we offer a full range of professional services in offices throughout the U.S.


    The basic function of the Mechanical Engineer position is to work with more senior staff members in the development of plans and specifications on a number of concurrent design projects and apply engineering theories and concepts learned in college to design projects.


    • Perform entry level professional engineering tasks in the mechanical discipline under the supervision of more senior staff members in order to develop design documents.
    • May obtain field data by conducting field visits to project sites both in state and out of state. Document existing conditions. May require overnight travel.
    • Solve standard engineering problems.
    • May communicate with clients or architects to resolve issues with engineering designs.
    • Obtain knowledge of building codes and stay current with building code changes.
    • Perform equipment takeoffs for cost estimating purposes.
      Be able to design and lay out routine portions of a project using Revit, AutoCAD MEP, or other means.
    • Work with more senior engineers to determine the most appropriate concept for the engineering system being designed or re-designed.
    • May take other engineers’ rough plan mark-ups to create final design documents.
    • Perform engineering calculations as well as operate various software packages related to various portions of the design package as directed by more senior staff members.
    • Using knowledge of the kinds of projects the firm designs, be able to specify portions of the engineering system from catalogs or other resources. This typically involves the application of special knowledge to design effective engineering solutions.
    • Perform CAD functions proficiently in the mechanical discipline and will use Revit and/or AutoCAD MEP software to transfer design concepts to a format acceptable to the client, architect and/or construction company.


    • Preferred candidates will have a four-year degree from an ABET-accredited engineering program with some cooperative educational experience. In the absence of a BSME, may consider applicants with equivalent combination of work experience and education.
    • Must have an understanding of the engineering principles in the mechanical discipline he/she is designing.
    • Must be proficient in the operation of a computer and AutoCAD.
    • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Follows and accepts work rules and procedures.
    • Accepts direction and supervision.

    This is a full-time position (40 hours per week on Monday – Friday 8:00am to 5:00pm), with the ability to work on-call and extended hours (including after hours, holidays and weekends). The job is performed primarily in an indoor office environment with occasional driving to commercial and institutional job site locations and outdoor activities at the site (including mechanical rooms, rooftops, and buildings). The employee must be able to perform, in a safe manner at all times, the following essential functions and requirements:


    The employee frequently sits or stands in the same location with opportunity to move about; occasionally walks substantial distances at job site locations; regularly thinks, concentrates, analyzes, interprets, interacts with others, and communicates orally and in writing; regularly uses a computer (keyboard and mouse); regularly reads, sees, hears, and speaks; frequently uses hands to write, type, finger, handle, or feel; occasionally reaches with hands and arms; occasionally bends, stoops, and lifts or moves up to 30 pounds (and greater weights infrequently); occasionally climbs ladders and stairs.


    NV5 offers a complete and competitive benefits package.


    NV5 provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. NV5 complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.


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