Professional Mechanical Engineer

Raleigh/Durham, North Carolina

Job Description

O’Brien Atkins Associates is located in the Triangle of North Carolina, offering architecture, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, landscape architecture/planning, and interior design services. The firm has focused its professional design services on corporate offices, research laboratories, and facilities for advanced technology companies; higher education and institutional projects such as airports, criminal justice facilities, and data centers. The majority of their projects have been concentrated in North Carolina; however, they also provide design and consulting services throughout the world.

O’Brien Atkins Associates has developed a strong portfolio of MEP engineering-intensive projects and now they are seeking an experienced Mechanical Engineer who is a licensed engineer, comfortable using Revit and has good communication skills with the ability to collaborate within a multidisciplinary environment.


    Essential Education, Work Experience, Job Skills

    • Minimum of 6 to 8 years experience as a licensed professional engineer with specific design experience in engineering related to the life science, biotech, and pharmaceutical industries.
    • Desire and aptitude for leadership in areas of mechanical engineering, communications, professional approach, and personnel and project management.
    • Thorough expertise in the field of mechanical engineering including HVAC/plumbing/piping design and working knowledge of allied design disciplines.

    Compensation commensurate with experience and education.

    Operations & Technical Responsibilities

    • Understand and manage the Mechanical Engineering discipline in a financially responsible manner.
    • Be active and visible in professional, business, and civic organizations
    • Develop and implement techniques for improving project procedures and the quality of Mechanical Engineering’s services, designs, and documents. Develop new competencies to support target markets.
    • Upgrade existing, and develop new, quality control methods and ensure their use by the Mechanical Engineering staff.
    • Maintain product evaluation and information dissemination programs (literature, periodicals, vendors, in-house seminars, etc.).
    • Be aware of, and effectively apply, technology to achieve consistent and efficient production of high-quality projects.
    • Coordinate work and project requirements with Project Managers and other discipline leaders.
    • Approve Mechanical Engineering staff’s timesheets.
    • Assist the firm in responding to new business opportunities and prepare proposals for Mechanical Engineering’s scope of services.
    • Collaborate, review, determine and schedule personnel requirements for projects and projected workload, maintaining balance between staff and forecasted workload.

    Professional market salary and benefits align with experience and current company policies.

    Interested in exploring this key engineering opportunity, please send current resume, in PDF format, to Dana at or call 919-604-6800 for a confidential conversation.

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