Join Our Team

BR+A is always looking for well-qualified Engineering Professionals to complement our staff.  If you have exceptional qualities that would support our on-going work and are interested in speaking more about possible opportunities within our firm, please contact us by uploading your resume on the form at the bottom of this page.

We offer excellent compensation and a competitive benefits package, including Medical / Dental coverage and 401K, to all of our full-time employees. BR+A is an equal opportunity employer.

Boston

Founded in 1975, Bard, Rao + Athanas Consulting Engineers (BR+A) maintains a total staff of 300 employees located at our main office in Boston and branch offices in New York City, NY; Philadelphia, PA; McLean, VA (Washington, DC); Coral Gables, FL (Miami), Chicago, IL and St. Louis, MO.  BR+A provides state-of-the-art integrated and coordinated mechanical, electrical, plumbing and fire protection consulting engineering, technology systems design and building commissioning services. 

We have an open position for a Plumbing Engineer in our Boston office.

Desired skills:

  • 5 plus years of Experience in the design of Plumbing and Fire protection for: Healthcare and Research projects.
  • Proficient in Auto CAD MEP and Revit.
  • Experience in specification writing 
  • Performs field verification and take-offs of existing systems for renovation projects 
  • Coordinates with other disciplines
  • Develop calculations for Plumbing/FP system sizing.  
  • Have thorough knowledge of Massachusetts plumbing code, model codes and NFPA.  
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills.
  • Strongly motivated, well organized, shows professional initiative. 
  • Takes ownership of assignments, work both independently and as part of the
  • project team. 
  • Capable of meeting and working with Clients and owners

Founded in 1975, Bard, Rao + Athanas Consulting Engineers (BR+A) maintains a total staff of 300 employees located at our main office in Boston and branch offices in New York City, NY; Philadelphia, PA; McLean, VA (Washington, DC); Coral Gables, FL (Miami), Chicago, IL and St. Louis, MO.  BR+A provides state-of-the-art integrated and coordinated mechanical, electrical, plumbing and fire protection consulting engineering, technology systems design and building commissioning services. 

We have an open position for a Mechanical Engineer in our Boston office.  

Desired skills:

  • Experience in designing Healthcare, Commercial, Higher Education or Laboratory projects.
  • Proficient in AutoCAD and Revit
  • Strongly motivated, well organized, shows professional initiative. 
  • Takes ownership of assignments, works both independently and as part of the project team. 
  • Perform advanced heating and cooling load calculations with Trace or HAP. 
  • Develop sections and elevations of complex ductwork and piping areas. 
  • Develop equipment room sizes during SD and DD phases. 
  • Edit specifications to reflect the project requirements. 
  • Develop air and water flows.
  • Understand fan and pump curves to properly select equipment for application.  
  • Use psychrometric chart properly for any HVAC system.  
  • Meet with vendors to determine specification requirements for application.  
  • Performs field verification and take-offs of existing systems for renovation projects.  
  • Coordinates with other disciplines (mepfp, arch, struct, etc) for all HVAC details.  
  • Respond to RFI’s for the project, and accurately review submittals.  
  • Understand work planning and manage design process to the available hours in work plan.  
  • Understand proper scope of SD, DD, CD level documents – and deliver appropriate documentation.  
  • Modifies sequences of operations for AHU’s, CHW and HW systems.  
  • Understands both constant and variable flow systems, and properly applies equipment.  
  • Meets with contractors during bid phase to review the design details. 

Position Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • EIT License (Engineer in Training) or PE License
  • Excellent Organizational and communication skills
  • Proactive and Collaborative team member

We offer excellent compensation and a competitive benefits package, including Medical/Dental coverage and 401K, to all of our full-time employees.  BR+A is an equal opportunity employer.  Please send cover letter and resume to: resume@brplusa.com

Founded in 1975, Bard, Rao + Athanas Consulting Engineers (BR+A) maintains a total staff of 300 employees located at our main office in Boston and branch offices in New York City, NY; Philadelphia, PA; McLean, VA (Washington, DC); Coral Gables, FL (Miami), Chicago, IL and St. Louis, MO. BR+A provides state-of-the-art integrated and coordinated mechanical, electrical, plumbing and fire protection consulting engineering, technology systems design and building commissioning services.

BR+A has an open position for an Entry Level Technology Systems Designer in our Boston office.

Potential candidates must have the following:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical or Architectural Engineering
  • Qualified Experience using Autodesk RevIT design software.
  • Minimum 2 years of experience designing Information and Communications Technology systems (Data Networks, cDAS, Nurse Call, Electronic Security, Paging, Wireless, etc.).

 
We offer excellent compensation and a competitive benefits package, including Medical/Dental coverage and 401K, to all of our full-time employees. BR+A is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified candidates should send cover letter and resume to: resume@brplusa.com

Founded in 1975, Bard, Rao + Athanas Consulting Engineers (BR+A) maintains a total staff of 300+ employees located at our main office in Boston, MA and branch offices in New York, NY; Washington, DC (McLean, VA); Philadelphia, PA; Miami, FL (Coral Gables, FL); St. Louis, MO; and Chicago, IL. BR+A provides state-of-the-art integrated and coordinated mechanical, electrical, plumbing and fire protection consulting engineering, technology systems design and building commissioning services.

BR+A is seeking a Construction Administration Engineer with hands-on field experience in design, operation and construction of mechanical, electrical, plumbing, fire protection and DDC control systems. This position is for our Boston headquarters.

Candidates must possess a functional working knowledge of mechanical, electrical, and building automation systems, as well as systems design & construction processes. Prior experience with mechanical, electrical, plumbing, HVAC system integration, TAB disciplines a plus. Candidates must demonstrate the ability to handle multiple tasks, be highly organized, have excellent writing skills, demonstrate proficient computer skills, and have a professional and team-oriented demeanor. Candidates must also demonstrate the ability to work directly with Architects/Owners/Construction Manager Representatives in a hands-on training role for the functional understanding of systems.

Candidates will have a BS in either of the following disciplines: Mechanical, Electrical, or Plumbing Engineering, with an equivalent of 5-7 years experience and a working knowledge of M/E/P/FP systems and building Construction processes. 

Qualified candidates shall forward resume to resume@brplusa.com

Founded in 1975, Bard, Rao + Athanas Consulting Engineers (BR+A) maintains a total staff of 300 employees located at our main office in Boston and branch offices in New York City, NY; Philadelphia, PA; McLean, VA (Washington, DC); Coral Gables, FL (Miami), Chicago, IL and St. Louis, MO.  BR+A provides state-of-the-art integrated and coordinated mechanical, electrical, plumbing and fire protection consulting engineering, technology systems design and building commissioning services. 

We have an open position for a Commissioning Engineer in our Boston, MA office.  

Desired Skills:

  • Functional working knowledge of M/E/P/FP, building automation systems as well as system design and construction processes.  
  • Experience with M/E/P/FP, HVAC systems integration and TAB disciplines
  • Fully understand building automation systems, diagrams, points and sequences 
  • Troubleshooting DDC controls and HVAC systems functional operations
  • Testing and balance process and procedures (air & hydronic)
  • Strong organizational, verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrate the ability to effectively manage multiple priorities and business relationships
  • Ability to work directly with Owners Representatives and ensure satisfaction with all tasks 
  • Be team-oriented and a self-starter
  • Proficient computer skills 
  • Out of state travel, 15%

Position requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in either of the following disciplines: Mechanical, Electrical or Facilities Engineering 
  • 1-3 years of hands-on building operations or commissioning experience 
  • Working knowledge of M/E/P/FP systems 
  • CCP, CEM, LEED-AP Certification a plus 
  • Valid Driver’s License 

We offer excellent compensation and a competitive benefits package, including Medical/Dental coverage and 401K, to all of our full-time employees.  BR+A is an equal opportunity employer.  Please send cover letter and resume to: resume@brplusa.com

Founded in 1975, Bard, Rao + Athanas Consulting Engineers (BR+A) maintains a total staff of over 330 employees located at our main office in Boston and branch offices in New York City, NY; Philadelphia, PA; McLean, VA (Washington, DC); Coral Gables, FL (Miami), Tampa, FL, Chicago, IL and St. Louis, MO.  BR+A provides state-of-the-art integrated and coordinated mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and fire protection consulting engineering, technology systems design and energy efficiency and building commissioning services. 

 

BR+A seeks an Energy Engineer to join the Energy and Sustainability Team in our Boston office.  In this position you will work as part of our in-house team, championing the energy agenda and developing simulations for unique and challenging projects.  Guidance will be provided by our expert staff to accelerate you toward a well-rounded project manager position.  The ideal candidate should be proficient in eQuest.  Candidates should also have a strong understanding of mechanical systems and the ability to pick up new concepts quickly.

 

Requirements:

·         BS Degree in Mechanical/Architectural Engineering or related field

·         Proficient with eQuest

·         Experience with energy modeling for code-compliance, LEED and/or utility incentives

·         Excellent organizational and communication skills

 

We offer excellent compensation and a competitive benefits package, including Medical/Dental coverage and 401K, to all of our full-time employees.  BR+A is an equal opportunity employer.  Please send cover letter and resume to: resume@brplusa.com

BR+A is seeking applicants for a BIM/IT Technology Support position in our Boston headquarters. The ideal candidate would have a strong working knowledge of Revit, AutoCAD, and demonstrate exceptional IT skills.

As part of our IS/IT Department, the prospective candidate will be responsible for assisting engineering design teams, creating projects in CAD/BIM setup as needed, supporting all users using Revit/AutoCAD, and providing technology support for BR+A employees.

Position Requirements:

  • Minimum of two years BIM experience.  IT experience with Microsoft technologies is a plus.
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills are a must, as we support multiple office locations.

Qualified candidates should forward their resume and salary history via email to resume@brplusa.com

Miami (Coral Gables, FL)

Founded in 1975, Bard, Rao + Athanas Consulting Engineers (BR+A) maintains a total staff of 300 employees located at our main office in Boston and branch offices in New York City, NY; Philadelphia, PA; McLean, VA (Washington, DC); Coral Gables, FL (Miami), Chicago, IL and St. Louis, MO.  BR+A provides state-of-the-art integrated and coordinated mechanical, electrical, plumbing and fire protection consulting engineering, technology systems design and building commissioning services. 

We have open position for an Electrical Engineer in our Coral Gables, FL office. 

Essential Functions:

  • Provide Engineering, Design work and drafting of plans
  • Implementation of approved system concepts from a schematic diagram to floor plans
  • Sketches, rough layouts to review with project engineer or Project Manager
  • Reviews product cut sheets and technical information
  • Communicate with Project Manager/Project Engineer regarding potential problems
  • Meet with vendors to determine spatial requirements for application of the product 
  • Attend meetings as required, work to submit the required documentation per project deadlines and milestones.
  • Attend in-house coordination meetings when appropriate
  • Develop strategy to meet project schedule
  • Assist in development of engineering systems concepts (M/E) 
  • Assist design team on major design issues
  • Responsible for organizing required technical correspondence, emails and calculations
  • Perform field work and verification of existing conditions
  • Revit and AutoCad Proficiency is a requirment
  • Essential Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Possesses excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • Good understanding of Engineering concepts, design and spatial requirements
  • Presentable in appearance – Good demeanor
  • Positive attitude, results driven and team oriented
  • Be able to think three dimensionally
  • Capable of visiting job sites to perform field work
  • Able to manage time to meet deadlines

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Graduate of an accredited degree program in Engineering
  • EIT License Preferred
  • Minimum of 3 years of related experience

We offer excellent compensation and a competitive benefits package, including Medical/Dental coverage and 401K, to all of our full-time employees. BR+A is an equal opportunity employer. Please send resume to: hire.florida@brplusa.com

Founded in 1975, Bard, Rao + Athanas Consulting Engineers (BR+A) maintains a total staff of 300+ employees located at our main office in Boston, MA and branch offices in New York, NY; Washington, DC (McLean, VA); Philadelphia, PA; Miami, FL (Coral Gables, FL); St. Louis, MO; and Chicago, IL. BR+A provides state-of-the-art integrated and coordinated mechanical, electrical, plumbing and fire protection consulting engineering, technology systems design and building commissioning services.

We have an open position in our New York office for a Mechanical Engineer in the Construction Administration Department (CA)

Duties Would Include:

  • Review of shop drawings and submittals
  • Review of RFI's
  • Review of change orders
  • Management of projects in construction
  • Jobsite meetings with Owners, Construction Managers, and Subcontractors
  • Resolution of field issues
  • Jobsite QC/QA
  • Writing of field reports
  • Represent BR+A to the Owners, Architects, Construction Managers, and Subcontractors
  • Strong written & oral communication skills are required
     

Interested candidates, please send resume to nyresumes@brplusa.com.

New York

Founded in 1975, Bard, Rao + Athanas Consulting Engineers (BR+A) maintains a total staff of 300+ employees located at our main office in Boston, MA and branch offices in New York, NY; Washington, DC (McLean, VA); Philadelphia, PA; Miami, FL (Coral Gables, FL); St. Louis, MO; and Chicago, IL. BR+A provides state-of-the-art integrated and coordinated mechanical, electrical, plumbing and fire protection consulting engineering, technology systems design and building commissioning services.

We have an open position in our New York office for a Mechanical Engineer in the Construction Administration Department (CA)

Duties Would Include:

  • Review of shop drawings and submittals
  • Review of RFI's
  • Review of change orders
  • Management of projects in construction
  • Jobsite meetings with Owners, Construction Managers, and Subcontractors
  • Resolution of field issues
  • Jobsite QC/QA
  • Writing of field reports
  • Represent BR+A to the Owners, Architects, Construction Managers, and Subcontractors
  • Strong written & oral communication skills are required

Interested candidates, please send resume to nyresumes@brplusa.com

Founded in 1975, Bard, Rao + Athanas Consulting Engineers (BR+A) maintains a total staff of 300+ employees located at our main office in Boston, MA and branch offices in New York, NY; Washington, DC (McLean, VA); Philadelphia, PA; Miami, FL (Coral Gables, FL); St. Louis, MO; and Chicago, IL. BR+A provides state-of-the-art integrated and coordinated mechanical, electrical, plumbing and fire protection consulting engineering, technology systems design and building commissioning services.

We have an open position in our New York office for a Electrical Engineer in the Construction Administration Department (CA)

Duties Would Include:

  • Review of shop drawings and submittals
  • Review of RFI's
  • Review of change orders
  • Management of projects in construction
  • Jobsite meetings with Owners, Construction Managers, and Subcontractors
  • Resolution of field issues
  • Jobsite QC/QA
  • Writing of field reports
  • Represent BR+A to the Owners, Architects, Construction Managers, and Subcontractors
  • Strong written & oral communication skills are required

Interested candidates, please send resume to nyresumes@brplusa.com

Philadelphia

BR+A is seeking a Construction Administration Engineer with hands-on field experience in design, operation and construction of mechanical, electrical, plumbing, fire protection and DDC control systems. This position is for our Philadelphia office.

Candidates must possess a functional working knowledge of mechanical, electrical, and building automation systems, as well as systems design & construction processes. Prior experience with mechanical, electrical, plumbing, HVAC system integration, TAB disciplines a plus. Candidates must demonstrate the ability to handle multiple tasks, be highly organized, have excellent writing skills, demonstrate proficient computer skills, and have a professional and team-oriented demeanor. Candidates must also demonstrate the ability to work directly with Architects/Owners/Construction Manager Representatives in a hands-on training role for the functional understanding of systems.

Candidates will have a BS in either of the following disciplines: Mechanical, Electrical, or Plumbing Engineering, with an equivalent of 5-7 years’ experience and a working knowledge of M/E/P/FP systems and building Construction processes.

Qualified candidates shall forward resume to hire.philadelpia@brplusa.com.

BR+A is seeking a Construction Administration Engineer with hands-on field experience in design, operation and construction of mechanical, electrical, plumbing, fire protection and DDC control systems. This position is for our Philadelphia office.

Candidates must possess a functional working knowledge of mechanical, electrical, and building automation systems, as well as systems design & construction processes. Prior experience with mechanical, electrical, plumbing, HVAC system integration, TAB disciplines a plus. Candidates must demonstrate the ability to handle multiple tasks, be highly organized, have excellent writing skills, demonstrate proficient computer skills, and have a professional and team-oriented demeanor. Candidates must also demonstrate the ability to work directly with Architects/Owners/Construction Manager Representatives in a hands-on training role for the functional understanding of systems.

Candidates will have a BS in either of the following disciplines: Mechanical, Electrical, or Plumbing Engineering, with an equivalent of 5-7 years’ experience and a working knowledge of M/E/P/FP systems and building Construction processes.

Qualified candidates shall forward resume to hire.philadelpia@brplusa.com.

Founded in 1975, Bard, Rao + Athanas Consulting Engineers (BR+A) maintains a total staff of 300+ employees located at our main office in Boston, MA and branch offices in New York, NY; Washington, DC (McLean, VA); Philadelphia, PA; Miami, FL (Coral Gables, FL); St. Louis, MO; and Chicago, IL. BR+A provides state-of-the-art integrated and coordinated mechanical, electrical, plumbing and fire protection consulting engineering, technology systems design and building commissioning services.

Founded in 1975, Bard, Rao + Athanas Consulting Engineers (BR+A) maintains a total staff of 300+ employees located at our main office in Boston, MA and branch offices in New York, NY; Washington, DC (McLean, VA); Philadelphia, PA; Miami, FL (Coral Gables, FL); St. Louis, MO; and Chicago, IL. BR+A provides state-of-the-art integrated and coordinated mechanical, electrical, plumbing and fire protection consulting engineering, technology systems design and building commissioning services.

We have an open position for Mechanical Design Engineers in our Philadelphia office.  

5 to 10 years’ experience

Desired skills:

  • Experience in designing Healthcare, Commercial, Higher Education or Laboratory projects.
  • Proficient in AutoCAD and Revit
  • EIT license (Engineer in Training) or Professional Engineering license preferred.
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills.
  • Strongly motivated, well organized, shows professional initiative. 
  • Takes ownership of assignments, work both independently and as part of the project team. 
  • Perform advanced heating and cooling load calculations with Trace or HAP. 
  • Develop sections and elevations of complex ductwork and piping areas. 
  • Develop equipment room sizes during SD and DD phases. 
  • Edit specifications to reflect the project requirements. 
  • Develop air and water flows.
  • Select and schedule equipment with limited oversight by senior staff.  
  • Understand fan and pump curves to properly select equipment for application.  
  • Use psychrometric chart properly for any HVAC system.  
  • Meet with vendors to determine specification requirements for application.  
  • Performs field verification and take-offs of existing systems for renovation projects.  
  • Coordinates with other disciplines (mepfp, arch, struct, etc) for all HVAC details.  
  • Respond to RFI’s for the project, and accurately review submittals.  
  • Understand work planning and manage design process to the available hours in work plan.  
  • Understand proper scope of SD, DD, CD level documents – and deliver appropriate documentation.  
  • Modifies sequences of operations for AHU’s, CHW and HW systems.  
  • Understands both constant and variable flow systems, and properly applies equipment.  
  • Meets with contractors during bid phase to review the design details. 

We offer excellent compensation and a competitive benefits package, including Medical/Dental coverage and 401K, to all of our full-time employees.  BR+A is an equal opportunity employer.  Please send resume to: hire.philadelphia@brplusa.com.

Founded in 1975, Bard, Rao + Athanas Consulting Engineers (BR+A) maintains a total staff of 300+ employees located at our main office in Boston, MA and branch offices in New York, NY; Washington, DC (McLean, VA); Philadelphia, PA; Miami, FL (Coral Gables, FL); St. Louis, MO; and Chicago, IL. BR+A provides state-of-the-art integrated and coordinated mechanical, electrical, plumbing and fire protection consulting engineering, technology systems design and building commissioning services.

5 to 10 years of experience.

Desired Skills:

  • 5 plus years of Experience in designing of Plumbing and Fire protection for: Healthcare, Commercial High-rise building and Laboratory projects.
  • Proficient in Auto CAD and Revit.
  • Experience in specification writing.
  • Performs field verification and take-offs of existing systems for renovation projects.
  • Coordinates with other disciplines.
  • Develop calculations for Plumbing/FP system sizing.  
  • Have thorough knowledge of Philadelphia Plumbing Code, NFPA, and other codes.  
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills.
  • Strongly motivated, well organized, shows professional initiative. 
  • Takes ownership of assignments, work both independently and as part of the project team. 
  • Understand work planning and manage design process to the available hours in work plan.  
  • Meets / working with contractors. 
  • Oversee deliverables to and from clients.  

We offer excellent compensation and a competitive benefits package, including Medical/Dental coverage and 401K, to all of our full-time employees.  BR+A is an equal opportunity employer.

Please send resume to: hire.philadelphia@brplusa.com.

Prefer 4-8 years’ experience

Founded in 1975, Bard, Rao + Athanas Consulting Engineers (BR+A) maintains a total staff of 300+ employees located at our main office in Boston, MA and branch offices in New York, NY; Washington, DC (McLean, VA); Philadelphia, PA; Miami, FL (Coral Gables, FL); St. Louis, MO; and Chicago, IL. BR+A provides state-of-the-art integrated and coordinated mechanical, electrical, plumbing and fire protection consulting engineering, technology systems design and building commissioning services.

We have open position for an Electrical Design Engineer in our Philadelphia office.  

Desired skills:

  • Experience in designing Healthcare, Commercial, Higher Education, or Laboratory projects.
  • Proficient in AutoCAD MEP and/or Revit experience desired. 
  • EIT license (Engineer in Training) or Professional Engineering license preferred.
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills.
  • Strongly motivated, well organized, shows professional initiative. 
  • Takes ownership of assignments, work both independently and as part of the project team. 
  • Prepare one-line diagrams with limited input from Engineers.  
  • Respond to RFI’s for the project, and accurately review submittals with limited input. 
  • Solve installation problems with electrical systems, travel to the site to resolve issues.  
  • Prepare CAD floor plans showing electrical device layouts, circuitry, fixtures, equipment, etc.  
  • Review calculations for electrical loads and panel schedules.  
  • Have thorough knowledge of NEC and other codes.  
  • Understands and applies concepts of voltage drop, conductor sizing, harmonics, etc. 
  • Edit electrical specifications.  
  • Layout fire alarm devices on floor plans. 
  • Select and schedule equipment with limited oversight by senior staff.  
  • Meet with vendors to determine specification requirements for application.  
  • Coordinates with other disciplines. 
  • Apply risk management procedures daily to minimize our and client’s exposure to problems.  
  • Understand work planning and manage design process to the available hours in work plan.  
  • Meets with contractors during bid phase to review the design. 
  • Oversee deliverables to and from clients.  
  • Oversee and encourage coordination between disciplines.  
  • Provide discipline specific manpower planning for projects.  

We offer excellent compensation and a competitive benefits package, including Medical/Dental coverage and 401K, to all of our full-time employees.  BR+A is an equal opportunity employer.  Please send resume to: hire.philadelphia@brplusa.com.

St. Louis

Founded in 1975, Bard, Rao + Athanas Consulting Engineers (BR+A) maintains a total staff of 300 employees located at our main office in Boston and branch offices in New York City, NY; Philadelphia, PA; McLean, VA (Washington, DC); Coral Gables, FL (Miami), Chicago, IL and St. Louis, MO.  BR+A provides state-of-the-art integrated and coordinated mechanical, electrical, plumbing and fire protection consulting engineering, technology systems design and building commissioning services. 

We have an open position for a Senior Mechanical Engineer in our St. Louis office.  

Desired skills:

  • Experience in designing Healthcare, Commercial, Higher Education or Laboratory projects.
  • Proficient in AutoCAD and Revit
  • Strongly motivated, well organized, shows professional initiative. 
  • Takes ownership of assignments, works both independently and as part of the project team. 
  • Perform advanced heating and cooling load calculations with Trace or HAP. 
  • Develop sections and elevations of complex ductwork and piping areas. 
  • Develop equipment room sizes during SD and DD phases. 
  • Edit specifications to reflect the project requirements. 
  • Develop air and water flows.
  • Select and schedule equipment with limited oversight by senior staff.  
  • Understand fan and pump curves to properly select equipment for application.  
  • Use psychrometric chart properly for any HVAC system.  
  • Meet with vendors to determine specification requirements for application.  
  • Performs field verification and take-offs of existing systems for renovation projects.  
  • Coordinates with other disciplines (mepfp, arch, struct, etc) for all HVAC details.  
  • Respond to RFI’s for the project, and accurately review submittals.  
  • Understand work planning and manage design process to the available hours in work plan.  
  • Understand proper scope of SD, DD, CD level documents – and deliver appropriate documentation.  
  • Modifies sequences of operations for AHU’s, CHW and HW systems.  
  • Understands both constant and variable flow systems, and properly applies equipment.  
  • Meets with contractors during bid phase to review the design details. 

Position Requirements

  • 15+ years’ experience
  • Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • EIT License (Engineer in Training) or PE License (Professional Engineering) Preferred
  • Excellent Organizational and communication skills

We offer excellent compensation and a competitive benefits package, including Medical/Dental coverage and 401K, to all of our full-time employees.  BR+A is an equal opportunity employer.  Please send cover letter and resume to: hire.stlouis@brplusa.com

Founded in 1975, Bard, Rao + Athanas Consulting Engineers (BR+A) maintains a total staff of 300 employees located at our main office in Boston and branch offices in New York City, NY; Philadelphia, PA; McLean, VA (Washington, DC); Coral Gables, FL (Miami), Chicago, IL and St. Louis, MO.  BR+A provides state-of-the-art integrated and coordinated mechanical, electrical, plumbing and fire protection consulting engineering, technology systems design and building commissioning services. 

We have an open position for a Plumbing Engineer in our St. Louis office.

Desired skills:

  • 5 plus years of Experience in the design of Plumbing, Medical Gas, and Fire protection for: Healthcare and Laboratory projects.
  • Proficient in Auto CAD MEP and Revit.
  • Experience in specification writing 
  • Performs field verification and take-offs of existing systems for renovation projects 
  • Coordinates with other disciplines
  • Develop calculations for Plumbing/FP/Med Gas system sizing.  
  • Have thorough knowledge of Missouri plumbing code, model codes and NFPA.  
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills.
  • Strongly motivated, well organized, shows professional initiative. 
  • Takes ownership of assignments, work both independently and as part of the
  • project team. 
  • Capable of meeting and working with Clients and owners

We offer excellent compensation and a competitive benefits package to all of our full-time employees.  BR+A is an equal opportunity employer.

Please send your resume and cover letter to:  hire.stlouis@brplusa.com

Washington (McLean, VA)

Founded in 1975, Bard, Rao + Athanas Consulting Engineers (BR+A) maintains a total staff of 300+ employees located at our main office in Boston, MA and branch offices in New York, NY; Washington, DC (McLean, VA); Philadelphia, PA; Miami, FL (Coral Gables, FL); St. Louis, MO; and Chicago, IL. BR+A provides state-of-the-art integrated and coordinated mechanical, electrical, plumbing and fire protection consulting engineering, technology systems design and building commissioning services.

BR+A is seeking a Construction Administration Engineer with hands-on field experience in design, operation and construction of mechanical, electrical, plumbing, fire protection and DDC control systems. This position is for our McLean, VA office.

Candidates must possess a functional working knowledge of mechanical, electrical, and building automation systems, as well as systems design & construction processes. Prior experience with mechanical, electrical, plumbing, HVAC system integration, TAB disciplines a plus. Candidates must demonstrate the ability to handle multiple tasks, be highly organized, have excellent writing skills, demonstrate proficient computer skills, and have a professional and team-oriented demeanor. Candidates must also demonstrate the ability to work directly with Architects/Owners/Construction Manager Representatives in a hands-on training role for the functional understanding of systems.

Candidates will have a BS in either of the following disciplines: Mechanical, Electrical, or Plumbing Engineering, with an equivalent of 5-7 years experience and a working knowledge of M/E/P/FP systems and building Construction processes.

Qualified candidates shall forward resume to resume@brplusa.com

Founded in 1975, Bard, Rao + Athanas Consulting Engineers (BR+A) maintains a total staff of 300+ employees located at our main office in Boston, MA and branch offices in New York, NY; Washington, DC (McLean, VA); Philadelphia, PA; Miami, FL (Coral Gables, FL); St. Louis, MO; and Chicago, IL. BR+A provides state-of-the-art integrated and coordinated mechanical, electrical, plumbing and fire protection consulting engineering, technology systems design and building commissioning services.

We have open positions for multiple Mechanical Engineers of varying experience in our Washington, DC branch office located in McLean, VA.

Desired Skills:

  • Experience in designing Healthcare, Commercial, Higher Education or Laboratory projects.
  • Proficient in AutoCAD and Revit
  • Strongly motivated, well organized, shows professional initiative. 
  • Takes ownership of assignments, works both independently and as part of the project team. 
  • Perform advanced heating and cooling load calculations with Trace or HAP. 
  • Develop sections and elevations of complex ductwork and piping areas. 
  • Develop equipment room sizes during SD and DD phases. 
  • Edit specifications to reflect the project requirements. 
  • Develop air and water flows.
  • Understand fan and pump curves to properly select equipment for application.  
  • Use psychrometric chart properly for any HVAC system. 
  • Meet with vendors to determine specification requirements for application.  
  • Performs field verification and take-offs of existing systems for renovation projects.  
  • Coordinates with other disciplines (mepfp, arch, struct, etc) for all HVAC details.  
  • Respond to RFI’s for the project, and accurately review submittals.  
  • Understand work planning and manage design process to the available hours in work plan.  
  • Understand proper scope of SD, DD, CD level documents – and deliver appropriate documentation.  
  • Modifies sequences of operations for AHU’s, CHW and HW systems.  
  • Understands both constant and variable flow systems, and properly applies equipment.  
  • Meets with contractors during bid phase to review the design details. 
  • Project Management with team communication
  • Provide Construction Site Observation

 

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • EIT License (Engineer in Training) or PE License Preferred
  • Excellent Organizational and communication skills
  • Proactive and Collaborative team member
     

We offer excellent compensation and a competitive benefits package, including Medical/Dental coverage and 401K, to all of our full-time employees.  BR+A is an equal opportunity employer.  Please send cover letter and resume to: resume@brplusa.com.

Founded in 1975, Bard, Rao + Athanas Consulting Engineers (BR+A) maintains a total staff of 300+ employees located at our main office in Boston, MA and branch offices in New York, NY; Washington, DC (McLean, VA); Philadelphia, PA; Miami, FL (Coral Gables, FL); St. Louis, MO; and Chicago, IL. BR+A provides state-of-the-art integrated and coordinated mechanical, electrical, plumbing and fire protection consulting engineering, technology systems design and building commissioning services.

We have an open position for an Electrical Design Engineer in our Washington, DC (McLean, VA) office for a candidate with 5 years of experience.

Desired Skills:

  • Experience in designing Healthcare, Commercial, Higher Education, or Laboratory projects.
  • Proficient in AutoCAD MEP and Revit.
  • EIT license (Engineer in Training) or Professional Engineering license preferred.
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills.
  • Strongly motivated, well organized, shows professional initiative.
  • Takes ownership of assignments, work both independently and as part of the project team.
  • Prepare one-line diagrams with limited input from Engineers.
  • Respond to RFI’s for the project, and accurately review submittals with limited input.
  • Solve installation problems with electrical systems, travel to the site to resolve issues.
  • Prepare floor plans showing electrical device layouts, circuitry, fixtures, equipment, etc.
  • Review calculations for electrical loads and panel schedules.
  • Have thorough knowledge of NEC and other codes.
  • Understands and applies concepts of voltage drop, conductor sizing, harmonics, etc.
  • Edit electrical specifications.
  • Layout fire alarm devices on floor plans.
  • Select and schedule equipment with limited oversight by senior staff.
  • Meet with vendors to determine specification requirements for application.
  • Coordinates with other disciplines.
  • Apply risk management procedures daily to minimize our and client’s exposure to problems.
  • Understand work planning and manage design process to the available hours in work plan.
  • Meets with contractors during bid phase to review the design.
  • Oversee deliverables to and from clients.
  • Oversee and encourage coordination between disciplines.

We offer excellent compensation and a competitive benefits package for all full-time employees. Benefits include Medical, Dental and disability insurance, 401K and Flexible Spending accounts. Please send cover letter and resume to: resume@brplusa.com

Founded in 1975, Bard, Rao + Athanas Consulting Engineers (BR+A) maintains a total staff of 300+ employees located at our main office in Boston, MA and branch offices in New York, NY; Washington, DC (McLean, VA); Philadelphia, PA; Miami, FL (Coral Gables, FL); St. Louis, MO; and Chicago, IL. BR+A provides state-of-the-art integrated and coordinated mechanical, electrical, plumbing and fire protection consulting engineering, technology systems design and building commissioning services.

We have an open position for a Plumbing Designer in our Washington, DC (McLean, VA) office for a candidate with 1-3 years of experience.

Desired Skills:

  • 1 year of experience in designing of Plumbing for: Healthcare, Commercial High-rise building and Laboratory projects.
  • Proficient in Auto CAD and Revit.
  • Experience in specification writing.
  • Performs field verification and take-offs of existing systems for renovation projects.
  • Coordinates with other disciplines.
  • Develop calculations for Plumbing system sizing.
  • Have thorough knowledge of local Plumbing Codes
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills.
  • Strongly motivated, well organized, shows professional initiative.
  • Takes ownership of assignments, work both independently and as part of the project team.
  • Understand work planning and manage design process to the available hours in work plan.
  • Meets with clients / works with contractors.
  • Oversee deliverables to and from clients.

We offer excellent compensation and a competitive benefits package for all full-time employees. Benefits include Medical, Dental and disability insurance, 401K and Flexible Spending accounts. Please send cover letter and resume to: resume@brplusa.com

 

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