• HVAC Designer

    Posted Date 11 months ago(6/19/2017 3:00 PM)
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  • Job Description

    Dewberry is a leading, market-facing professional services firm with more than 50 locations and 2,000 professionals nationwide. What sets us apart from our competitors are our people. At Dewberry, we seek out exceptional talent and strive to deliver the highest quality of services to our clients. Whether you’re an experienced professional or a new graduate, you’ll have the chance to collaborate with the best and brightest and work on innovative and complex projects at the forefront of the industry. Our commitment to excellence stems from our personal integrity and from other defining attributes, which we call “Dewberry at Work,” that have inspired our employees to be successful for more than a half-century.


    Dewberry is seeking an HVAC Designer for the MEP Group in our Raleigh, NC office. This is an excellent career opportunity for an enthusiastic and talented individual to join and lead an exciting team of professionals in working with a multidisciplinary consulting engineering firm that succeeds through the individual and collaborative skills of its people. The position offers potential for professional growth in a great working environment and the opportunity to apply the latest technology. Typical projects involve state and federal clients in completing Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing and Fire Protection projects in the Southeastern U.S. Duties will include but not be limited to the design, drawing production, specification writing, discipline coordination between the various trades, shop drawing and submittal reviews, construction site reviews, and code reviews.


    • Work with a project team and assist in the design of HVAC systems.
    • Load calculations, sizing and selecting equipment, ductwork and piping design and editing of specifications.
    • Prepare design documents using ACAD/Revit in accordance with Dewberry standards.
    • Field verification of existing systems, available space, clearances, etc.
    • Assist Project Engineer on reports, calculations, computer simulations, and design/lay-out of HVAC systems.
    • Arrange for in-house quality review in a timely manner primarily to ensure that all of the clients' needs and requests have been accommodated.  Ensure and coordinate among all of the disciplines involved, including outside consultants.
    • Conduct construction site inspections, obtain as-built drawings and close-out materials from contractors

    Required Skills & Required Experience

    • Two year degree preferred. High school diploma required.

    • Professional Registration preferred.

    • Minimum 4 years directly applicable MEP design experience required.

    • Proficiency with AutoCAD/Revit.

    • Excellent oral and written communication skills including experience in dealing with other employees and external clients.

    • Ability to interpret engineering specifications and investigate problems. 

    • Ability to provide technical leadership to teams of professional and non-professional staff. 

    • Experience coordinating work schedules and preparing progress reports.

    • Experience recommending changes in cost estimates and scopes of work when necessary.

    • Ability to work under own direction and interface directly with the client.

    • Pursuit of registrations, accreditations, and continuing education related to Dewberry areas of practice and candidates’ level of expertise will be encouraged.

    • Some travel will be required.

    *At this time, Dewberry will not sponsor a new applicant for work authorization.

    *Dewberry is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation.

    *Prior to a final offer of employment, the selected candidate will be required to submit to a background screening which may include, but is not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, driving record check, criminal background check, and an investigative consumer report.  These screenings will be conducted by Dewberry’s background vendor of choice and will be conducted in compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local law.



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