Senior Mechanical Engineer (HVAC Design) in New York, NY at Syska Hennessy Group

Date Posted: 11/15/2019

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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 a Senior Mechanical Engineer to join our New York, NY office. Our team is looking for a candidate with a minimum of 7 years’ experience in mechanical design for one of the following markets or a combination of Transportation, Aviation, Commercial, and Federal Projects. A minimum of 3 years’ experience in Project Management, is highly desirable.

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.

Senior Mechanical Engineer (HVAC Design)

Job Responsibilities

As a Senior Engineer, 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. You will supervise the preparation of reports and analysis of system options and building conditions and maintaining interdisciplinary coordination with other trades/projects consultants. 

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Supervising and leading coordination meetings, delegating workload, and supervising staff members as they perform their tasks
  • Participating in budgeting, scheduling, and staff management
  • Monitoring all correspondence between staff, clients, contractors, owners, etc.
  • Partnering with senior leadership in the preparation of proposals, scope of work documents, business development and project pursuits 
  • Managing construction administrative duties such as field reports, responses to RFIs, processing bulletins and addenda, etc.
  • Directing CFD modeling efforts and reviewing results
  • Performing staff resource management and review, as needed
  • Mentoring junior level employees and helping them develop in their professional careers

Project Management responsibilities include:

  • Assuming responsible charge for the overall economic well-being of the assigned projects
  • Establishing project budgets and schedules and delivering projects on schedule and within budget
  • Communicating with clients in an engaging manner, maintaining client satisfaction, and project efficiency
  • Participating in QA/QC process of completed work by staff
  • Communicating regularly with Client Leaders and Project Managers of other services who may be managing other projects for your same client

Senior Mechanical Engineer (HVAC Design)

Job Requirements

This 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.

Senior Engineer Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering from an accredited institution
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in Project Management, highly desirable
  • A minimum of 7 years of project design experience in any of the following or a combination of Transportation, Aviation, Commercial, and Federal projects
  • Current P.E. registration as a Mechanical Engineer is highly desirable
  •   High-level of proficiency in design and calculation software
  • Working knowledge of Electrical, Plumbing, and Fire Protection systems to ensure proper design coordination
  • Detailed legal understanding of documents and the processes involved during a construction project
  • LEED accreditation preferred
  • The latest version of AutoCAD experience and REVIT experience  

Senior Mechanical Engineer (HVAC Design)


As a Senior Engineer 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 Group 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!

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