Are you looking for a team of people to work with to make a piece of the world a little bit better? Are you passionate about your work and how it impacts others? Do you enjoy partnering with colleagues and clients to move together toward goals? If so, we need to talk.
We are passionate about our mission to “Create Inspired Solutions to Improve Lives.” Our teams are designing spaces for long-lasting impact in what we call Healing, Learning and Discovery environments. These spaces are LifeStructures because we truly believe that the design can impact the outcome.
Here at BSA LifeStructures we take employee ownership seriously. It not only drives our client-centered perspective, but it is the foundation of our culture of empowerment. Regardless of role, here at BSA we are all working toward our mission of inspired solutions and have the opportunity to improve lives. We are looking for self-starters with the ability to work as part of a cohesive, collaborative team. If that’s you and you are interested in joining a 100% employee-owned firm, this may be your opportunity to make an impact on your career and on the lives of others.
BSA LifeStructures, a national, interdisciplinary design firm, creates inspired solutions that improve lives. BSA provides architecture, engineering, interior design and planning services for spaces that support and enhance healing, learning and discovery – facilities known as LifeStructures.
The purpose of this position is to be responsible for design, development, implementation, analysis of the design and project management of engineering systems.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Perform engineering design evaluations and lead project engineering design, specific to the disciplines of mechanical and HVAC engineering.
Recommend alterations to development and design to improve quality.
Responsible for all aspects of engineering design, specific to the discipline of HVAC, Electrical, or Plumbing engineering, within designated projects.
Prepares engineering analysis of projects, to include: preliminary design, budget analysis, calculations, life cycle costs, and equipment selection.
Conducts surveys to gather field data.
Prepares drawings, layouts, and other visual aids.
Prepares technical construction specifications.
Reviews the development of designs for compliance with applicable codes, adopted engineering standards, and good engineering practices.
Coordinates the activities of the engineering design team.
Performs field inspections as part of the construction quality assurance process.
Interfaces with client.
Secondary Duties and Responsibilities
Assist with project schedules and assign work to team as needed.
Assist with project budget and fees as needed.
Deliver technical presentations to internal and external audiences as required as part of the design process.
Provide mentoring to other staff members as directed.
May be required to perform other duties as assigned.
Critical Skills and Abilities
Effective communication skills: Able to clearly present information through the spoken or written word; reads and interprets complex information; listens well.
Demonstrates leadership skills: Able to assume a role of authority, as necessary; sets an example for coworkers; delegates responsibility and empowers associates to make decisions and take personal accountability for decisions.
High accuracy and attention to detail: Able to perform work and job function with precision and accuracy; realizes errors can have significant impact on desired results and is able to avoid errors in almost all circumstances; carefully monitors processes; concentrates on details and organizes and maintains a system of records.
Strategic Thinking: Develops strategies to achieve organizational goals; understands organization’s strengths and weaknesses; analyzes market and competition; identifies external threats and opportunities; adapts strategy to changing conditions.
Strong analytical and financial acumen skills: Able to gather relevant data using appropriate methodologies and analyze that data in such a manner that valid conclusions and insinuations can be drawn that assist in making important decisions on a project level.
Design: Generates creative solutions; translates concepts and information into images; uses feedback to modify designs; applies design principles; demonstrates attention to detail.
Code and Mathematical knowledge required: Knowledge of applicable federal, state, and local building codes and safety laws. Work requires advanced math skills, special relationship abilities, and the ability to understand “abstract” principles behind math and physics.
Computer skills required: Microsoft Windows environment, Microsoft Office: Word, PowerPoint, Excel; Google: Mail, Calendar, Drive, Apps; AutoCAD, Revit, 3D CAD, BIM system experience, Deltek Vision experience preferred, Trace 700
BSA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
Bachelors or better in Mechanical Engineering or related field.
Less than 5 years: Experience in healthcare, higher education, and laboratory design preferred
Licenses & Certifications