Mechanical Engineer

Somerville is seeking a full-time, in-office, Mechanical Engineer. The Mechanical Engineer designs fire protection, plumbing, and/or heating, ventilating and air conditioning systems for educational, health care and/or commercial buildings. LEED accreditation is highly desirable. Candidate must be able to effectively communicate with clients and function at a high level within a design team environment. The salary will commensurate with experience and qualifications.



  • Conduct calculations for heating and cooling load, ventilation quantities, and equipment selection for building mechanical systems
  • Provide design services for performance specified fire protection and engineered plumbing systems
  • Develop detailed bidding and construction document plans for external clients
  • Research and specify products, equipment, and systems to meet client expectations
  • Conduct assessment of existing systems and provide recommendations for refurbishment or replacement
  • Provide estimate of probable construction cost for mechanical designs
  • Closely collaborate with designers and drafters to assist in development of deliverables
  • Calculate energy consumption of mechanical systems
  • Verify proper construction of design elements on construction sites
  • Client communication and correspondence
  • Work collaboratively with engineers and architects

Education & experience requirements:

  • A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from an accredited university
  • 5 years of experience in a mechanical engineering capacity preferred
  • Experience in REVIT and BIM systems
  • Above average oral and written communication
  • Excellent teamwork and organizational skills
  • Computer skills in a Microsoft Windows environment

Ideal candidates will possess the following:

  • Critical-thinking skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Time-management skills


Somerville, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability and protected veteran status.

Interested parties should submit a cover letter, resume and salary requirements to:  employment@somervilleinc.com