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Job Description

The HOK Gulf Coast Region is currently seeking a Mechanical Engineering Designer to join our team. As a Mechanical Engineering Designer, you will be responsible for creating drawings using a variety of tools including Revit and AutoCAD.


* Develops, modifies and reviews Revit models of mechanical systems and components including ductwork and piping systems according to established standards and Revit modeling techniques, based on input from the engineering team. Creates project drawings from the Revit model.
* Develops flow diagrams, riser diagrams, control diagrams and similar project documents using AutoCAD.
* Organizes and maintains Revit models and AutoCAD documents for multiple projects.
* Works closely with project team and assists to complete projects on aggressive schedules.
* Performs all work in a clear, complete, and accurate manner.
* Uses Revit to check the design for interferences with other building elements.
* Utilizes knowledge and experience in applying modeling principles for drawings.
* Produces equipment schedules, making changes and adjustments as necessary with input from the engineering team as required.
* Utilizes knowledge and experience in applying drafting principles for drawings.
* Implements and utilizes HOK Standards for projects and processes.
* Actively seeks new knowledge related to engineering practices, principles and regulations changes.
* Takes personal responsibility for fostering a green workplace through sustainable work practices.
* Fosters a commitment to external and internal client service.

Required Skills

* Basic knowledge of engineering principles and practices.
* Basic knowledge of building codes.
* Basic knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of plans, sections diagrams and equipment schedules, and drawings.
* Proficiency in Revit, including BIM and AutoCAD required.
* Proficiency in MS Office, including Word, Excel and Outlook.
* Basic knowledge about sustainability, integrated design and LEED guidelines.
* Ability to perform standard computer drafting functions using Revit and AutoCAD and be able to resolve design conflicts
* Ability to effectively meet deadlines.
* Ability to communicate both verbally and in writing.
* Ability to work in team environment.

Required Experience

* Bachelor's degree in engineering required, Master's preferred.
* One to three years of drafting experience working on a wide variety of building types, such as commercial, corporate, institutional and civic, justice, science and technology, aviation and healthcare facilities.
* LEED credential required within 6 months of employment.

HOK is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, status as a protected veteran or status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable Federal, State or Local law.

About Hellmuth Obata & Kassabaum, Inc

Hellmuth, Obata & Kassabaum, Inc. (HOK) is a full-service architectural organization. HOK was established in 1955 by three principals and a staff of 26 employees. HOK, a global design and service firm with nearly 2,000 employees in over 20 locations worldwide, is one of the world's largest architectural firms. HOK's mission is to deliver quality design products and intelligent services that enable its clients to achieve their goals and enrich their lives. Through its long-term commitment to sustainability, HOK is helping the world move toward a future where every building and community is sustainable, healthy and in harmony with the environment around it. This year HOK has earned the prestigious "Designing a Sustainable and Secure World Award from Global Green USA, the U.S. affiliate of Mikhail Gorbachev's worldwide environment organization Green Cross International. HOK is the first architectural design firm to receive the award, which recognizes the firm's commitment to advancing sustainable design and building by developing environmental solutions.