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Mechanical Engineer:

Cheatham and Associates, PA in Wilmington, NC is seeking a ME to design HVAC for K-12, Higher Ed Schools, Municipal Buildings, Office Buildings and more.  This position is unique in that it is hands on, from design beginning at schematic phase, assisting the client through design and bidding, observing the project’s construction, to project completion and closeout.  

Major Duties / Responsibilities:

  • Work with owners to design new or upgrading HVAC systems.

  • Establish project scope and project fees.

  • Provide Design Calculations for equipment sizing, ductwork sizing, ventilation, etc.

  • Design and prepare HVAC drawings and specifications.

  • Submittal review for HVAC equipment.

  • Provide site observations during the design and installation of HVAC systems and components and support the startup, testing, and balancing (TAB) activities.

  • Respond to Request for Information (RFIs) that arise during construction.

Qualifications/Skills Required:

  • BS or MS degree in Mechanical Engineering under an ABET accredited engineering curriculum.

  • 3-5 years’ experience in the HVAC design.

  • Knowledgeable of international codes, and state building codes and standards

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Tools (e.g., Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint) and Adobe Acrobat

Qualifications/Skills Desired:

  • Experience with Autodesk Design Software (AutoCAD, Revit, BIM)

  • Experience with Bluebeam Revu, Trane Trace 700 or 3D

  • Hold a Professional Engineer license in the State of North Carolina (or in the process of pursuing a PE license)

Send resume to:

Cheatham and Associates is always accepting resumes and can be emailed directly to

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