Mechanical Project Engineer

Ballinger is seeking talented and forward thinking a Mechanical Project Engineer experience to join our interdisciplinary project teams, and to contribute to the design of the mechanical systems for our clients in the Academic, Healthcare, Science and Corporate spaces. As a Mechanical Project Engineer, this position is responsible for designing, developing and testing mechanical devices and systems with the aim of improving efficiency and effectiveness.

Position Responsibilities

  • Mentoring of staff both within your discipline and across disciplines on your specific area of expertise or engineering discipline, with the goal of increasing knowledge sharing and collaborating towards a comprehensive, coordinated set of project documents
  • Interface and lead coordination with all disciplines during the design/
  • coordination phases
  • Interface with the client in design presentations related to their discipline of registration
  • Direct and perform engineering on projects: maintain work plan and monitor progress of design, detailing, and drawing production throughout design phases to meet deadlines
  • Write work plans and review weekly with all disciplines to confirm schedule is adhered to
  • Produce basis of design reports, systems matrices, and preliminary design reports on projects the position is leading
  • Produce specification sections and Statement of Special Inspections, and interface with specifications staff on projects they are assigned
  • Produce field site visit reports Draft/model documents
  • Develop knowledge of Ballinger’s project types (health care, academic/lab/research, corporate/workspace) through active engagement with project teams and leadership
  • Travel as project requirements dictate for surveys and field/site visits during construction

Technical/Professional Skills

  • Foundational knowledge of contractual and liability issues
  • Foundational knowledge of construction administration process and procedural knowledge
  • High level of responsiveness and collaboration with contractors and clients
  • Advanced client relation skills
  • Foundational work planning, time management, organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Advanced professional judgment Proficient interpersonal skills and coordination efforts
  • Produce basis of design reports, systems matrices, and preliminary design reports
  • CAD & Revit proficiency
  • Excel, Word, and analysis software proficiency
  • Active role in drawing production, including but not limited to picking up redlines, quality assessment of individual work, coordination with other disciplines and coordination reviews and participation in team coordination meetings from SD through CA phases
  • Thorough understanding of discipline’s drawing and graphic standards, adherence to standards for quality and consistency in Ballinger’s product
  • Strong interpersonal skills, specifically communication, dependability, responsibility, and teamwork
  • Coordination skills, specifically communication, organization, time management, and adaptability


  • BS, BEng, or BAE degree in engineering relevant to the particular field of practice or equivalent as determined by the firm.
  • Post Graduate degree preferred.
  • Six years experience or more
  • PE Registration