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Mechanical Engineer


Virginia Beach, Virginia (VA), US, 23462 Glen Allen, Virginia (VA), US, 23060 Lexington, Kentucky (KY), US, 40507

Category:  Architecture & Engineering
Work Area:  Onsite



About Mason & Hanger, A Day & Zimmermann Company 


At Mason & Hanger, you could call us a pioneer in the production of next generation, high-performance facilities!  We provide architectural and engineering (A/E) services specializing in the worldwide design of secure, mission-driven facilities. Our staff is dedicated to finding innovative ways to create dynamic spaces. Think that’s cool? We’ve worked on thousands of projects in over 165 countries as a trusted partner of the U.S. federal government for more than two centuries. We’re building a more secure world. ® Come join in on our purpose – We put people to work, we protect American freedoms, and we help our customers power and improve the world!

We’re looking for a full-time, staff Mechanical Engineer to join our Mason & Hanger team

As the Mechanical Engineer, here’s the work you’ll do:

  • Creating and editing project documents to include Drawings (CAD / BIM), Specifications (editing and checking) and support documents (basis of design).
  • Perform engineering calculations using full suite of software tools.  Performs selections and schedules simple and complex equipment (example: air handling units, chillers).
  • Developing ability to comprehend and document required BAS controls (schematic, points list, sequence of operations, specifications). 
  • Developing ability to direct designer staff in production of drawings & details.  To include marking-up and redlining drawings for others and assuming ownership of delegated tasks. 
  • Aide construction phase contract administration activities such as Submittals, RFI's, construction support, etc. 
  • Perform other duties aiding senior engineering staff, as assigned.  Complying with data protection principles while handling personal, protected and / or Covered Defense Information on behalf of Day & Zimmermann.  Data Handlers should be trained to follow documented policies, standard operating procedures and secure practices associated with protecting trusted employee and customer data.

This role is for you if you have these skills:

  • May have primary development in a single discipline (mechanical HVAC or plumbing), and is expected to actively seek and develop competency across both disciplines.  Developing command of typical department responsibilities is necessary in progression towards more senior engineering positions.  Performs engineering calculations competently and efficiently.  Selects equipment, create schedules and edit specifications. Highly proficient with drawing production software (CADD, BIM, Revit) and calculation / software tools used in department. Project Management Skills and Abilities
  • Begin to assume client facing responsibility as mechanical department representative at internal and external project meetings.  Ability to create and present ideas to clients in form of drawings, renderings, and other exhibits.  Limited travel may be required.
  • Gaining competency partnering with all design-construction project members.  Project deliverables are well coordinated with other disciplines, constructible and punctual. Ability to coordinate and communicate with architects and engineers both internally and externally.  Understands project cost throughout the design. Accountable for aiding mechanical CA responsibilities for assigned project.
  • May function as the Responsible Engineer Of Record accountable for the technical sufficiency of some mechanical department project deliverables for a project – limits of responsibility to be determined in concert with more senior department leadership. 
  • Must build reliable relationships with department through maintaining ownership for assigned work and delivering efficient and high quality results.  Expected to be a proactive learner, in charge seeking out support when needed, identify expectations, check own work output against quality expectations, and pursue opportunities to grow technical capabilities.  And, maintains professional humility and respect in partnership with all team members in pursuit of overall project success.  Is expected to know their own technical limitations and proactively seek out assistance where needed. Ability to take direction and guidance from more senior staff within department/company.  Ability to provide direction and guidance to less senior staff within department. Data privacy, information security and policy compliance 

And if you have these qualifications:

  • Bachelors or Masters Degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • 4 - 8 years (Positions are awarded based on staff competency, years of experience listed for reference only.)
  • LEED AP certification preferred.
  • EIT required & PE preferred
  • Ability to obtain PE required
  • Position will be titled “Engineer-In-Training” if PE is not obtained, or “Engineer” if PE is obtained.
  • Staff will convert to Designer Track if PE is not obtained after 8-years of professional experience.  Designer title will be chose based on staff capability.  Staff may convert back to Engineer Track thereafter by obtaining PE license U.S. Citizenship and ability to obtain security clearance required. 
  • US citizenship required. Ability to obtain Top Secret security clearance

In compliance with this state’s pay transparency laws, the salary range for this role is $71,120 - $106,680. This is not a guarantee of compensation or salary, as final offer amount may vary based on factors including but not limited to experience and geographic location. (The specific programs and options available to an employee may vary depending on date of hire, schedule type, and the applicability of collective bargaining agreements).

We care about our employees and it shows.

Our staff receive a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical/Rx, dental and vision coverage; life, AD&D and disability insurance; flexible spending accounts; 100% paid maternity leave for up to 12 weeks, parental leave, family leave, other paid time off; voluntary benefits and discount programs to meet our employees’ individual needs including pet insurance for our furry family members!
To ensure a safe work environment while meeting the physical demands of the job, you must be able to perform the following physical and mental tasks, with or without a reasonable accommodation:

  • Visual acuity (e.g., needed to prepare and analyze data, to transcribe documents, to view a computer, to read, to inspect objects, to operate machinery.
  • Capacity to think, concentrate and focus for long periods of time.
  • Ability to read complex documents in the English language.
  • Capacity to reason and make sound decisions.
  • Ability to write complex documents in the English language.
  • Capacity to express thoughts orally.

SO WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR?  APPLY NOW!  Talent Acquisition Partner: Paul Bogart

Diversity, Inclusion & Equal Employment Opportunity


Mason & Hanger, A Day & Zimmermann Company is committed to maintaining an inclusive workforce, where employees are hired, retained, compensated and promoted based on their contributions to our Company. Our collective strength is rooted in over a century of diverse employees and businesses, commitment to success, and delivery on promises made. Federal and state Equal Employment Opportunity laws prohibit employment discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, citizenship status, veteran status and disability status. Mason & Hanger is committed to providing an equal opportunity work environment in full compliance with these laws. If you are an individual with a disability and you require an accommodation in the application process, please email and please specify which position you are interested in, including job title and location.

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