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SNC LAVALIN | Merrillville, Indiana
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Job Description

Job DescriptionPrepare, design, coordinate and review HVAC and associated systems for the biotech, pharmaceutical and food industries.

Primary Role

Position requires working on fast paced technically complex design/build projects in the biotech, pharmaceutical, and food industries.

Essential Functions

Typical duties and essential functions will include but not be limited to the preparation, design, modification, coordination, and/or review of the following. It is assumed the candidate will be learning these functions and is not required to have the capability to perform any of these functions initially.

* Prepare HVAC system concepts for laboratory, manufacturing and office facilities
* Prepare calculations for building loads using load programs
* Prepare air flow and balance diagrams
* Prepare chilled water, heating water and steam flow diagrams
* Prepare calculations for LEED submission for projects
* Prepare ductwork and pump head calculations
* Participate in selection of chillers, boilers and other central plant equipment
* Schedule HVAC equipment
* Participate in commissioning of systems
* Prepare calculations and concepts for laboratory, manufacturing and office facilities for hydronic and gas systems such as: Domestic Water, Sanitary, Storm Water, Compressed Air, Vacuum, Natural Gas, Clean Steam, Pure Water, Lab Gasses, Process Cooling
* Prepare flow diagrams and riser diagrams
* Prepare calculations for LEED submission for projects
* Participate in selection and scheduling of domestic hot water boilers, air compressors, vacuum pumps, clean steam generators, valves and regulators, plumbing fixtures, and process coolers.
* Prepare plumbing and fire protection plan drawings
* Coordinate design with architectural, structural, and electrical disciplines
* Coordinate fire protection design with client's underwriter and the local authority
* Review progress of construction in the field and write reports
* Write basis of design documents
* Write specifications
* Complete Quality Management Training and comply with the program upholding a commitment to a culture of quality in all aspects of work.

Preferred Skills & Knowledge

* Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent 4 year degree
* Three to Six months Internship experience in an engineering firm is a plus
* Microsoft Project is a plus
* Microsoft Excel and Word
* AutoCad and Revit
* Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) a plus

Work Environment & Physical Demands:

* Additional hours may be necessary as workload dictates
* Travel to client sites required


* Location: Exton, Pennsylvania, USA
* Reports To: Manager of HVAC and Plumbing Engineering
* Experience: 3-6 Months Internship in engineering industry
* Status: Full-time, Exempt

Worker TypeEmployee

Job TypeRegular

At SNC-Lavalin, we seek to hire individuals with diverse characteristics, backgrounds and perspectives. We strongly believe that world-class talent makes no distinctions based on gender, ethnic or national origin, sexual identity and orientation, age, religion or disability, but enriches itself through these differences.

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SNC-Lavalin Europe/Coppée-Courtoy have served the Pharmaceutical and Biotech Industry and research organisations for more than 30 years with a specialised team of 25 professionals. We have realised projects for the world's major pharmaceutical companies such as Merck, Pfizer, Janssen Pharmaceutica, GlaxoSmithKline, Astra Zeneca, etc... We also offer our expertise to the successful development of many start-up companies in Pharmaceuticals and Biotech. Our pharmaceutical experts operate within the international network of SNC-Lavalin Pharma covering 300 people over 5 centres of Excellence.

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