Mechanical Engineer - NEW

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:


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