Engineering Manager / Supervisor (HVAC Mechanical Engineer) in Richmond, VA at Syska Hennessy Group

Date Posted: 3/24/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Demonstrate your leadership skills and engineering experience as you coordinate landmark projects with global impact in this exciting role! As a global leader in consulting, engineering, and commissioning services, Syska Hennessy specializes in highly technical buildings and the systems that bring them to life. We are seeking an experienced Supervising HVAC Mechanical Engineer to lead a team of engineers in our Richmond , VA office.

Our dynamic work environment provides the optimal setting to take your career to the next level. From our supportive culture, diverse workforce, and competitive compensation, to our flexible work schedules and fun social events, it’s everything you’ll need for an exciting, challenging, and rewarding career.

Job Responsibilities

As an Engineering Manager, you will coordinate and assign various projects to be performed by the Engineering team. You will be responsible for establishing design standards, specifications, and criteria for projects.

Engineering Manager Responsibilities:

  • Supervising and leading coordination meetings
  • Leading and supervising staff members as they perform their tasks
  • Supervising preparation of reports and analysis of system options and building conditions
  • Maintaining interdisciplinary coordination with other trades/projects consultants
  • Participating in budgeting, scheduling, and staff management
  • Monitoring all correspondence between staff, clients, contractors, owners, etc.
  • Assisting in the preparation of proposals and scope of work documents
  • Managing construction administrative duties such as field reports, responses to RFIs, processing bulletins and addenda, etc.
  • Directing CFD modeling efforts and reviewing results

Job Requirements

This management role requires a highly skilled Mechanical Engineer with in-depth knowledge of mechanical systems, including all applicable building codes and industry standards. In addition to strong engineering skills, you will need a high degree of interpersonal and relationship building skills to be successful in this position. It’s the ideal opportunity for an Engineer who wants to further their career and is eager to grow their skills and learn.

Engineering Manager Requirements:

  • Bachelor\u0026#39;s Degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • 10+ years of experience working in a consulting engineering firm
  • Current P.E. registration as a Mechanical Engineer, is a must
  • History working with projects such as federal projects, pharmaceutical, and institutional work; mission critical Facilities and healthcare design, a huge plus
  • Ability to fully prepare a construction bid document and all the various phases of the project through documentation and construction
  • High-level of proficiency in design and calculation software
  • Working knowledge of Electrical, Plumbing, and Fire Protection systems to ensure proper design coordination
  • Ability to conduct in-house and external seminars and/or publish articles and papers
  • Detailed legal understanding of documents and the processes involved during a construction project
  • Detailed knowledge of Life Cycle Costing analysis
  • LEED accreditation, a plus
  • Latest version of AutoCAD experience; REVIT experience, a plus


As an Engineering Manager with Syska Hennessy Group, you will be part of a global firm with an amazing history! We are committed to being the best, to advancing engineering design practice, and to supporting our clients with integrity. To make all of that happen, we rely on the talent, drive, enthusiasm, and the total job satisfaction of the great people who work here.

As a member of our highly collaborative team, we provide you with a flexible benefits package that reflects our respect for your workplace contributions, professional goals, and personal priorities. The personal benefits program at Syska Hennessy includes:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision insurance
  • 401(k) retirement plan with employer matching
  • Roth 401(k) Option
  • Individual and Dependent Life Insurance
  • Short- and Long-Term Disability
  • Health Wellness Programs, including in-house Yoga, flu shots and biometric screenings
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Training and professional development courses
  • Professional development incentive bonuses
  • Opportunities for community outreach through internal networks
  • A Generous Personal Time Off Program (PTO)
  • Transit/parking program
  • Monthly business phone stipend
  • Flexible summer work schedules
  • Much More!

At Syska, we have cultivated a community that supports learning and provides guidance for professional development and further our culture of excellence. We promote an environment that is committed to embedding diversity and equality into the core of our business and culture. We empower our employees so they can take ownership for their work and development and strive to continually improve themselves and our firm. We rely on the talent, drive, enthusiasm and the total job satisfaction of the great people who work here for our success! Syska is a place where you can build an exceptional career and have a lasting impact on the world.

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