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HVAC Engineer – Mid level
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
New York, NY, USA
Experience Level
  • BS or Masters degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering
  • Proficiency with AutoCAD, Revit, SketchUp, or similar visualization design tools to synthesize building and equipment information
  • Commissioning certification(s)4+ years of experience of HVAC design and commissioning in a collaborative project development environment
  • Strong understanding of building HVAC and electrical systems, green building, and high-performance design
  • Experience with HVAC project cost estimation Understanding of energy efficiency concepts and building science
  • Familiarity with NYS and NYC Construction Codes, Procedures and Practices
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must have excellent interpersonal skills
  • Must be able to multi-task
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Self-motivated
  • Able to manage workload and complete projects on-time
  • BlocPower is looking for a mid-level HVAC Engineer. In this role, you will be working on a cross-disciplinary team to provide HVAC design, review and commissioning services
  • You will serve as a technical leader and mentor on the Engineering Services team, sharing knowledge and educating co-workers and clients as needed. You will play an integral role at a leading company working to electrify residential and commercial buildings; initiative and expertise to improve processes and tools is critical to success in this role
  • This is a unique opportunity to work in a fast-paced, mission-driven organization. We offer a flexible, remote work environment.We offer competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefits package, and an opportunity to learn and grow in a cutting-edge environment
  • Under the supervision of the VP of Engineering Services, the HVAC Engineer will:
  • Design Engineering
  • Lead site visits to assess existing buildings to understand retrofit opportunities and design approach. Make assessments of existing field conditions using knowledge of engineering systems (mechanical, electrical, plumbing for fire protection) design and operation
  • Perform load calculations, using industry standard methods
  • Size and select equipment, and prepare specifications for electrified HVAC equipment and distribution systems, predominantly heat pump systems in residential, multifamily, and small commercial buildings
  • Develop schematic designs and/or review others' designs for electrification of HVAC systems to determine appropriate scopes of work and accurately estimate project costs
  • Understand and effectively incorporate relevant local laws, initiatives, incentives, and benchmarking and their requirements into designs, especially the New York State Clean Heat Program and other electrification-related incentive programs from utilities and NYSERDA
  • Synthesize HVAC, engineering, and renewable energy knowledge to formulate comprehensive project solutions and life-cycle assessments
  • Perform research and write reports aligned with system scope
  • Performs equipment takeoffs for estimating purposes
  • Creates final design documents
  • Utilizes own expertise and works with vendors to specify equipment appropriate for its intended use
  • Commissioning
  • Lead site visits to commission electrification systems such as heat pumps
  • Conduct thorough check of the HVAC equipment installed on site to verify the correct equipment and material has been installed and installed in the proper location and to verify that installation meets construction details and manufacturer's requirements
  • Manage commissioning services provided by others commissioning agents
  • Manage contractor in charge of test, adjustment and balance
  • Project and Client Management
  • Proactively coordinate with cross-functional teams, including project management, site auditing, and sales, to deliver technical solutions to clients
  • Develop and deliver graphics, presentations, and communications with strong client-orientation
  • Technical and Team Leadership
  • Develop and maintain strong domain knowledge and experience in electrified HVAC design
  • Serve as a subject-matter expert by effectively sharing domain knowledge to raise the level of the team
  • Identify and implement substantial improvements to existing processes and tools or develop new, more effective solutions
  • Mentor junior members of the team to accelerate their professional growth
  • Potential to supervise Jr. Engineers and Designers within your discipline, review work of junior level engineers, designers and technicians to ensure quality
  • Assist VP with project planning, managing schedules and budgets to complete work on time and within budget
  • May assist in defining staffing needs for specific projects and coordinating staff assignments to ensure optimal utilization of staff and timely delivery of high quality products and services
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience with construction project management and/or managing MEP contractors
  • P.E. License in NY State
  • Experience with cold-climate heat pump system design

51-200 employees