HVAC Engineer

Greenville, South Carolina
07 Sep 2016
03 Feb 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Jacobs serves the Chemicals, Pulp & Paper, Power & Utilities, High Tech and Consumer Products Industries. Jacobs provides full-service engineering, procurement, and construction management services for both new and existing facilities, offering environmental and water / wastewater support, energy audits, and hygienic / sanitary assessments. For projects of every scale we provide design, engineering, construction, commissioning, and maintenance services that support a facility's entire life cycle.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for assisting with the HVAC engineering activities on design projects for industrial clients under the supervision of an HVAC project lead engineer
  • Is proficient with CAD systems, HVAC design, HVAC calculations, estimating, and project team coordination
  • Design building infrastructure systems using prescribed methods, and perform specific and limited portions of broader assignments as directed by the project lead engineer
  • Performs routine aspects of engineering requiring knowledge and application of basic engineering principles under close supervision
  • Participates in planning, cost development and management, and scheduling for assigned projects
  • Become familiar with the client's expectations, overall scope and schedule for assigned work
  • Directs activities to ensure that construction, installation, and operational testing conform to functional specifications, recognized codes and standards, and customer requirements
  • Maintains effective communication with project team members and with the customer
  • May direct and coordinate operation, maintenance, and repair of equipment and systems in field installations
  • Proficient with use of computer-assisted engineering and design software and equipment to perform engineering tasks

  • BS or MS in Mechanical Engineering is required
  • Minimum of 4 years related experience required
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Applications is required
  • Ability to work independently and complete tasks as scheduled is required
  • Must be self-motivated
  • Good interpersonal skills, ability to work in a team environment is required
  • Good listening, writing, and communication skills are required
  • EIT certificate preferred
  • Proficiency of 2D CAD systems (MicroStation and/or AutoCAD) required
  • Basic knowledge of 3D CAD systems (PDS and/or SmartPlant 3D) preferred
  • Travel to client's facilities as required to complete assigned tasks

At Jacobs, we help prepare people for new opportunities and challenges. With positions at every level, openings in multiple disciplines, expertise in a range of markets and offices around the globe, we create an environment where you can learn, grow, and thrive. From our competitive benefits program to our Health and Safety initiative of Beyond Zero workplace injuries, we believe that you'll find a flourishing career here at Jacobs.