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Working at Vanderweil gives you an opportunity to work side-by-side with some of the most experienced and forward-thinking engineers on some of the industry’s greatest and most sustainable projects. A large percentage of our staff has been with the firm for over 10 years, thriving on the opportunity to work on challenging projects and to advance in the profession. Vanderweil is committed to providing a collaborative team-based work environment that values every individual, and enhances each employee’s professional knowledge with ongoing development opportunities, mentoring and support.

Current Openings

Atlanta, GA
Atlanta, GA

 Opportunity for a senior Engineer to join a prestigious consultant engineering company in downtown Atlanta.  This professional will lead a project team in the production of engineering solutions for large scale and complex building projects.  This electrical engineer will be responsible for power distribution, lighting, fire alarm and protections systems, emergency and standby power supply in accordance to all applicable NEC codes and standards.  Experience on projects that utilize various software tools such as Revit, SKM, AGI 32 and AMPCALC 4 is required. Must have strong analytical ability, leadership experience and strong verbal and written communication skills.  Projects are in commercial, mission critical, healthcare, science and technology, government and specialty building market sectors. Successful candidates will have ten (10) to fifteen (15) years experience in MEP consulting, design-build, architectural or construction companies.  EIT or PE is required.  Competitive salaries, bonus and full benefits. 

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Boston, MA
Boston, MA

Opportunity for experienced engineers to join the firm's Mission Critical program team and work on large Datacenter projects.  This is a fast paced program providing innovative solutions for these buildings.  Must have ten years overall experience with some datacenter experience.   Prefer degreed Mechanical and license.  Job is located at main office in the Seaport district.   

At Vanderweil, sustainable design and MEP/FP&T engineering are one in the same.  Over 170 of our projects have been LEED® certified and many of our other projects actively pursuing other certifications (WELL, LBC, SITES, Green Globes, etc.).  Vanderweil is a committed firm of the 2030 Challenge and AIA 2030 Commitment and one of the very few firms that have consistently provided project data to support the commitment.

We understand that the sustainability landscape is evolving. Emerging technologies and societal demand promise to reshape environmental, health and wellness and social equity design. On Vanderweil’s Sustainability Team, we collaborate with the design and construction industry to help clients design, build, manage, and protect their business’ value through high performance sustainable design. We help our clients anticipate and realize the full sustainability potential of each project through design, energy modeling and certification consulting.

Overview:

The Sustainability Project Manager will be an integral member of Vanderweil’s Sustainability team, responsible for leading projects of varying size and complexity; overseeing Assistant Project Managers; driving in-house knowledge management and trainings under the direction of the Sustainability Leader. 

Responsibilities:

  • Lead sustainability projects through development, initiation, planning, execution, control and closing of projects and ensures consistent practices throughout all phases of the project life cycle including LEED, WELL, Fitwel, LBC, SITES, etc.
  • Leads activities such as scheduling project status update meetings with project teams and be responsible to gather information and prepare meeting minutes and schedule updates.
  • Responsible to take input from a cross functional project teams to develop and maintain a detailed project schedule and execute a high quality, integrated cross-functional plan for projects.
  • Use defined project management practices and procedures to solve problems of moderate scope and complexity.
  • Assists sustainability team and projects in strategic meetings and follow-up.
  • Manage the planning and execution of in-house sustainability product development projects while adhering to budget, scope and schedule requirements.
  • Facilitate innovative solutions and creative problem solving between groups and individuals.
  • Interact effectively and appropriately with a cross functional teams in Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing, Marketing, and Operations.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors’ degree in business, engineering and/ or architecture.
  • Minimum of 5 years of project management experience, preferably on sustainability projects.
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in design of new construction and commercial interior projects.
  • LEED AP BD+C or LEED ID+C is required; WELL AP is a bonus but not necessary, however it will be mandatory to earn accreditation.
  • Strong experience with MS Project, Excel, Word, and LEED Online is required.
  • Experience in creating meeting agendas, meeting minutes, project correspondence, documentation, and presentations for sustainability projects.
  • Must be able to conform to shifting priorities, demands and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities.
  • Must be able to react to project adjustments and alterations promptly and efficiently and be flexible during times of change.
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills with the proven ability to function effectively and tactfully with multiple departments and personnel, able to gain consensus and commitment. 
  • Green Building, Engineering and/or Architect background strongly recommended.
  • Adaptable, quick learner, very detail oriented.
  • Excellent communication and organization skills are required.
  • Strong interest in Corporate Social Responsibility / Sustainability Disclosure.

Contact:

  • Please send your Resume/CV to careers@vanderweil.com with the subject line: Sustainability Project Manager. No cover letters, please.

Opportunity for a degreed engineer to join a prestigious consultant engineering department in Boston.  This individual will work on project teams in a collaborative environment producing engineering solutions for large scale and complex building projects.  They will be responsible for power distribution, lighting, fire alarm and protections systems, emergency and standby power supply in accordance to all applicable codes and standards.  Experience with software tools such as Revit, SKM, AGI 32 and AMPCALC 4 is preferred. Should have strong analytical ability and good verbal and written communication skills.  Projects are in commercial, mission critical, healthcare, science and technology, government and specialty building market sectors. Successful candidates will have five (5) to seven (7) years experience in MEP consulting.  EIT or PE is preferred.  Competitive salaries and full benefits.  

Vanderweil Engineers has an opportunity for an experienced Business Professional to oversee our corporate administrative operations and staff, reporting directly to the CFO.  Responsibilities include:

  • Supervising and delegating day-to-day functions for support staff consisting of the Administrative Team, Mailroom, Shop Drawings, and Reception
  • Conducting employee evaluations and performance reviews
  • Hiring and managing the onboarding process for new administrative employees
  • Negotiating terms and conditions and managing contracts for vending, travel, airlines, auto-rental, hotels, and print management programs, along with office supplies and shipment/courier companies
  • Managing PE licensing and Continuing Education programs
  • Planning and execution of off-site company events
  • Ensuring adherence to procedural quality standards and travel policies company-wide
  • Acting as liaison between staff and upper management, and interfacing with all levels of the engineering staff
  • Providing executive support to the CEO including travel, calendar management, meeting logistics, expense reports, PE license renewals, continuing education tracking, and general administrative duties.  Also provide backup support to the Owners.

Qualifications

Minimum of ten (10) years’ experience. This position requires prior executive assistant level experience, along with vendor and staff management. Excellent verbal and written communication skills required. Proficiency with MS Office suite.

 

 

The Power Group at Vanderweil Engineers has an opportunity for an experienced Structural Engineer to join our growing team in the Boston office. Will utilize Revit and various engineering software to design foundations and supporting structures  for Power generation equipment.  These heavy industrial projects will also include large chillers and boilers.  Work is also involved with structural support for various size and model turbines.  Should have five (5) to ten (10) years overall experience with prior Consulting Engineering experience. Civil Engineering degree required. 

PLUMBING ENGINEER

Opportunity for a Mechanical Engineer to work on Plumbing systems for regional Commercial projects, Healthcare clients and higher education institutions.  Will employ Vanderweil and Industry related (ASPE) quality standards for all aspects of piping layouts and related equipment selection.  Engineering on drainage systems, water supply, and medical gas systems. Will utilize Revit to produce design and construction documents. May make trips to field sites as necessary to survey the systems installed.  BSME or BSFPE, or equivalent professional experience. 0-3 years' experience in Plumbing and/or HVAC design is preferred. Strong written and verbal communication skills required.

Years of experience: overall 5 years of project management experience, or 5-10 years of senior engineer experience, use and knowledge of softwares (MS Outlook, One-Note, Word, Excel, Revit, Blu-beam  etc.) 

Type of background in general required or preferred:

Activitely manages medium and large capital projects.  Consistently meets and then exceeds client expectations by ensuring accurate, complete, and timely communication of information to and from clients and firm staff.  Fully understands project scope and works to lead the client in Vanderweil's engineering services.  Develops firm staff through on-the-job coaching and regular use of significant incidents, project review forms and personal development plan discussions.  Accepts responsibility for giving, seeking, and acting on feedback needed; for personal career development to keep PIC apprised of project status and needs; to resolve project-related technical problems; and to resolve project related personnel issues.  Manages financial aspects of contracts to protect company's interest and simultaneously maintains good relationship with client.  Works proactively with peer project managers, team leaders, department managers to most efficient project execution and product delivery.  Develops proposals and participate in business development and marketing activities.

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Los Angeles, CA
Los Angeles, CA

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Miami, FL
Miami, FL

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New York, NY
New York, NY

Regional branch office has an immediate opportunity for a degreed HVAC engineer to be part of the healthcare team in Vanderweil’s mid-town NYC office.  Will be working with senior staff on various healthcare related projects (from minor doctor’s office renovation to large new hospital).  Successful candidate needs to perform field surveys, cooling/heating load calculations; design & engineering of various HVAC systems; coordination with other trades; review and processing of shop drawings; attend design & construction meetings; prepare specifications. The candidate should be proficient in AutoCad; knowledge of REVIT is desirable. Should have (3) three to (10) ten years engineering experience with exposure to all aspects of Mechanical/HVAC engineering.  Strong written and verbal communication skills required.

Successful candidates will contribute to the design of fire suppression and alarm systems throughout all company market sectors including academic, commercial, science and technology, and mission critical.  Engineer will be responsible for designs of automatic sprinkler, standpipes, high rise fire pumps, gaseous agent suppression, fire alarm, voice evacuation, mass notification, special technology fire detection, and smoke control.  Design calculations and plans prepared using REVIT, AutoCAD, HydraCALC, EASE Evac, CONTAM, and MS Office.  BSFPE, ME or equivalent with 3 – 5 years professional fire protection industry experience and knowledge of NYC building and fire codes required.

 

Opportunity in branch office in Manhattan, for a Mechanical Engineer to work on Plumbing and Fire Protection systems for regional Commercial projects, Healthcare clients and higher education institutions.  Will employ Vanderweil and Industry related (ASPE) quality standards for all aspects of piping layouts and related equipment selection.  Engineering on drainage systems, water supply, medical gas systems and fire suppression. If you can contribute to the design of fire suppression and alarm systems that is a plus. Engineer will be responsible for designs of automatic sprinkler, standpipes, high rise fire pumps, gaseous agent suppression,  Will utilize Revit to produce design and construction documents and make field trips as necessary to survey the systems installed.  1-3 years of experience using REVIT is required.  BSME or BSFPE, or equivalent with 5-8 years professional  experience. Strong written and verbal communication skills required.

Vanderweil Engineering, LLP, a National Engineering Firm has an immediate opening for a Mechanical Engineer to work as part of a Regional Healthcare Focus Team in its New York City Office.  The candidate must possess between 10 to 15 years of experience in the Healthcare Market Sector (i.e. working on all types of mechanical systems including but not limited to air handling systems, chilled water generation and distribution systems, boiler systems and distribution systems (steam and hot water), ductwork distribution systems, controls, etc., must have at minimum a Bachelor’s Degree in Architectural or Mechanical Engineering from an accredited school and possess a Professional Engineer license in at least one of the states for which we have an office. The candidate will be responsible for leading the efforts of the supporting mechanical engineering team (including senior designers, junior engineers, CAD/REVIT designers, administrative support, etc.) for projects including but not limited to; the completion of HVAC load calculations, the completion of detailed code analyses, the development of mechanical systems and system/equipment selections, the development of system diagrams, the development of ductwork, piping and equipment plans and the development of project related specifications at each phase (i.e. Schematic Design, Design Development and Construction Documentation phases) for the project.  The candidate should, possess excellent prioritization and project development skills, possess experience leading an engineering team, possess strong written and verbal communication skills, possess experience using electronic word processing and spreadsheet documents (including word, power point, excel, etc.), possess experience with HVAC system load calculation software (i.e. Trane Trace, Carrier HAP, etc.), possess experience with electronic drawing and documentation software (i.e. AutoCAD, REVIT (desirable), etc.), possess experience with both renovation and new construction projects in the Healthcare Sector and be a team player.  The candidate will formally report to the Engineering Discipline lead for the Regional Healthcare Team at the assigned office as well as informally to the Project Manager and/or Principal-in-Charge for the specific project assignment(s).

 

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Orlando, FL
Orlando, FL

This position will require a good working knowledge of Cad and Revit for the preparation of floor plans showing device layouts and equipment.  The successful candidates will be experienced with one-line diagrams and review of calculations for power and heat loads.  Duties will also include editing specifications and development of equipment room sizes during SD and DD project phases.  Will meet with vendors as needed and manage equipment scheduling.  Will conduct field verification and take-offs of existing systems on renovation projects.  Will work with other disciplines and resolve interference questions and meet with contractors as needed during the project.  Will assist with project scope and narratives.  Position requires 3 to 5 years of experience a degree is recommended but, not required, EIT and RCDD are also recommended, PE license preferred.    Salary plus full benefits.

 

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Philadelphia, PA
Philadelphia, PA

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Phoenix, AZ
Phoenix, AZ

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Princeton, NJ
Princeton, NJ

Vanderweil Engineering, LLP, a National Engineering Firm has an immediate opening for a Senior Mechanical Engineer to work as part of a Regional Healthcare Focus Team in its Lawrenceville, NJ Office.  The candidate must possess between 15 to 25 years of experience in the Healthcare Market Sector (i.e. working on all types of mechanical systems including but not limited to air handling systems, chilled water generation and distribution systems, boiler systems and distribution systems (steam and hot water), ductwork distribution systems, controls, etc., must have at minimum a Bachelor’s Degree in Architectural or Mechanical Engineering from an accredited school and possess a Professional Engineer license in at least one of the states for which we have an office (NJ or PA preferred). The candidate will be responsible for leading the efforts of the supporting mechanical engineering team (including senior designers, junior engineers, CAD/REVIT designers, administrative support, etc.) for projects including but not limited to; the completion of HVAC load calculations, the completion of detailed code analyses, the development of mechanical systems and system/equipment selections, the development of system diagrams, the development of ductwork, piping and equipment plans and the development of project related specifications at each phase (i.e. Schematic Design, Design Development and Construction Documentation phases) for the project.  The candidate should, possess excellent prioritization and project development skills, possess experience leading an engineering team, possess strong written and verbal communication skills, possess experience using electronic word processing and spreadsheet documents (including word, power point, excel, etc.), possess experience with HVAC system load calculation software (i.e. Trane Trace, Carrier HAP, etc.), possess experience with electronic drawing and documentation software (i.e. AutoCAD, REVIT (desirable), etc.), possess experience with both renovation and new construction projects in the Healthcare Sector and be a team player.  The candidate will formally report to the Engineering Discipline lead for the Regional Healthcare Team at the assigned office as well as informally to the Project Manager and/or Principal-in-Charge for the specific project assignment(s).

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Washington, DC
Washington, DC

Opportunity for an experienced consulting engineer to lead projects in our well established DC office located in Alexandria, Virginia.  Will be responsible for client communications both written and verbal, will attend and organize meetings at the Vanderweil office, onsite or at clients’ offices during various stages of multiple projects. Should develop rapport with all technical partners. Will manage project schedules and related budgets. Must have experience with executing action items from meetings, coordination with all trade departments regarding QC of deliverables and also manage deadlines.  Successful  candidates will manage shop drawing logs and tables and timely responses to RFIs.  Must have experience writing project descriptions for Marketing and assist with business development.  Should also have a passion and commitment to Sustainable Design and a working knowledge of BIM and Revit.  Will be directly involved with technical production engineering as needed. A  Mechanical or Electrical Engineering degree is required, PE license preferred with a minimum of ten years experience.  Full benefits, salary and incentives. 

 

 

 

Opportunity for an experienced Electrical Engineer in the DC and Northern Virginia consulting marketplace with strong experience in government, commercial and healthcare market sectors.  Should have experience leading project teams in Electrical responsibilities for selection of equipment, design of power distribution and lighting for buildings in both new construction and existing facilities.  Need strong communication skills both written and verbal for meeting with Architects and building owners.  Knowledge of Revit, SKM and other software tools is a plus. 

Opportunity for an experienced consulting engineer to lead projects in our well established DC office located in Alexandria, Virginia.  Will be responsible for client communications both written and verbal, will attend and organize meetings at the Vanderweil office, onsite or at clients’ offices during various stages of multiple projects. Should develop rapport with all technical partners. Will manage project schedules and related budgets. Must have experience with executing action items from meetings, coordination with all trade departments regarding QC of deliverables and also manage deadlines.  Successful  candidates will manage shop drawing logs and tables and timely responses to RFIs.  Must have experience writing project descriptions for Marketing and assist with business development.  Should also have a passion and commitment to Sustainable Design and a working knowledge of BIM and Revit.  Will be directly involved with technical production engineering as needed. A  Mechanical or Electrical Engineering degree is required, PE license preferred with a minimum of ten years experience.  Full benefits, salary and incentives. 

 

 

 

This position is for an engineer with a BSME and five (5) years experience with a strong interest and passion for building engineering, energy conservation and sustainable design. Will be assigned to a project team in the HVAC department and will contribute to design of HVAC ductwork using tools such as Revit and Autocad.  Duties also include research of equipment and related code issues and review of vendor drawings.  Engineers will perform calculations and initiate communication with other engineering departments or outside subcontractors.  Engineers will visit field sites and attend meetings with subcontractors, architects and building owners as they progress in knowledge and experience.  Advancement to a technical lead role is expected and the opportunity to be involved with project management also.  Prior experience in a Consulting or Construction related company is preferred along with an EIT orPE license.   Salaried position with full benefits.   

 

 

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