Entry Level Design Engineer


  • Design and draft building engineering systems as required to provide information for owners, architects, and contractors to budget, bid, and construct new and renovation code compliant projects for a wide range of building types. Building engineering systems include, but are not limited to HVAC, electrical, fire alarm, plumbing, and fire protection.
  • Ability to learn and apply new concepts of technical nature.
  • Communicate on a regular basis with in office team members as well as clients regarding building design and project milestones.
  • Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to, learning current building codes, engineering design practices, and design and drafting tools.
  • Effectively communicate with clients and co-workers utilizing current technology such as cell phone, email, and messenger systems.


  • Business Acumen – Aligns work with strategic goals. Conducts cost-benefit analyses. Demonstrates knowledge of market and competition. Displays orientation to profitability. Understands business implications of decisions.
  • Design – Applies design principles. Demonstrates attention to detail. Generates creative solutions.
  • Translates concepts and information into images. Uses feedback to modify designs.
  • Initiative – Asks for help when needed. Looks for and takes advantage of opportunities. Seeks
  • increased responsibilities. Takes independent actions and calculated risks. Undertakes self-development
  • activities. Volunteers readily.
  • Motivation – Exhibits confidence in self and others. Inspires respect and trust. Reacts well under pressure. Shows courage to take action.
  • Professional – Requires specialized knowledge usually acquired through an educational institution and/or work experience; licensing or certifications are often required.
  • Teamwork – Balances team and individual responsibilities. Contributes to building a positive team spirit.
  • Exhibits objectivity and openness to others’ views. Gives and welcomes feedback. Puts success of team above own interests.
  • Written Communications – Edits work for spelling and grammar. Presents numerical data effectively.
  • Varies writing style to meet needs. Writes clearly and informatively.
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Preferred certifications:
    • Engineering and/or architectural based college degree
    • LEED Certification preferred
    • US DOL Salaried learned professional
  • Language Ability:
    • Read, analyze and interpret business, professional, technical or governmental documents.
    • Write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals.
    • Effectively present information and respond to questions from managers, customers and the public.
  •  Mathematical Ability:
    • Comprehend and apply principles of advanced calculus, algebra and advanced statistical theory.
    • Work with concepts such as limits, rings, quadratic and differential equations, and proofs of theorems.
  • Reasoning Ability:
    • Apply logical thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems.
    • Deal with nonverbal symbolism (e.g., formulas and equations) in difficult phases.
    • Deal with a variety of abstract and concrete variables.
  • Computer Skills:
    • Microsoft Office
    • AutoCAD and REVIT