Engineer V


Minneapolis, MN

Minneapolis, MN, US
Minneapolis, MN
30+ days ago

LEO A DALY is a leader in the design of the built environment dedicated to transforming the human experience through the power of design. For more than 100 years, we’ve created places that inspire wonder, connect communities and enable great things. Our creative teams combine planning, architecture, engineering, interiors and program management to deliver truly integrated design.


We are a diverse collection of inventive problem solvers united by a passion for great design.


We own the impact of our work, socially, economically and environmentally. In collaboration with our clients and each other, we create innovative, thoughtful and sustainable solutions to the urgent challenges that face our world.


Successful candidate will manage project teams of mechanical engineers and designers working on a wide variety of building types located throughout the United States and in foreign countries.   This person will collaborate with a multi-disciplinary project team through the entire range of project phases including marketing and proposals, project planning, engineering and design, construction, and project close-out.   The successful candidate will have exceptional skills in planning, organization, system engineering/design, and communication.  



  • Collaborate with all people and entities involved in project design, permitting, bidding, and construction including Owners, construction managers, contractors, code officials, consultants, and internal team members.
  • Perform mechanical system design analysis including, but not limited to, software-based energy consumption and heating/cooling load modeling, comparative system life-cycle cost modeling, and energy code compliance verification.
  • Evaluate programmed building or facility use(s) and associated environmental requirements and select the best or most appropriate mechanical system(s) to address the specific building needs with emphasis on the project budget and long-term operating and maintenance costs.
  • Assist in developing project work plans and collaborate with project managers, Owners, consultants, and other disciplines so that the timeline for decisions and provision of critical coordination items are clearly understood and anticipated.
  • Coordinate the engineering/design of mechanical systems and the sizing and selection of HVAC and plumbing equipment including, but not limited to, air handling systems, cooling systems, heating water systems, plumbing systems, domestic hot water systems, and airside/waterside heat recovery systems.
  • Report status of project progress to Project Managers and Team Leader.
  • Produce complete, code compliant project contract documents including drawings and specifications to be used for permitting, bidding, and construction.
  • Conduct QA/QC reviews for projects engineered/designed by senior mechanical engineers/designers, engineers-in-training and technicians, as well as collaborative review of documents for identification and remediation of conflicts with the work of other disciplines.
  • Review and insure compliance with local, state, and federal codes pertaining to life safety, building, and mechanical regulations and ordinances; convey applicable changes of local, state, and federal regulations and ordinances to project teams.
  • Collaborate with project teams to conduct on-site assessments of existing facilities and prepare mechanical/plumbing engineering systems condition assessment reports. Identify and communicate ideas and plans for remediation of system deficiencies including opportunities for energy cost savings and improving system control and performance.
  • Develop mechanical systems design narratives, technical studies, and reports.
  • Participate in Construction Administration by processing shop drawings, responding to RFI's, and performing site visits during the construction phase to ensure projects are being constructed in accordance to contract documents and applicable building codes.
  • Seek continuing education/experience to stay abreast of developments within the field of mechanical engineering and building construction.

 Minimum Qualifications:

  • 5 years working as a Mechanical Designer/Engineer with primary responsibility for HVAC and plumbing contract documents.
  • BSME degree or a Bachelor of Science degree in Architectural Engineering with a mechanical emphasis from an accredited college is required.
  • Licensure as Professional  Mechanical Engineer (PE) is required.
  • LEED accreditation is a plus.
  • Ability to plan, track, and manage multiple projects with specific attention to collaboration and quality assurance.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and tactfully with project team members, consultants, contractors, and clients both verbally and in written form.
  • In-depth knowledge of the Mechanical sections of Local, State, and Federal Life Safety and Building Codes.  
  • Proficiency in mechanical systems engineering analysis and technical report writing.
  • Knowledge and familiarity with various engineering design and production software tools such as DOE-COMcheck, Trane TRACE 700, AutoCAD, REVIT, Microsoft WORD, EXCEL, Outlook.
  • A condition of employment for this position is complying with the company vaccination requirements.


Why join LEO A DALY?

At LEO A DALY, you will become part of a collaborative design culture and do work that matters. As an integrated design practice, we believe that a diversity of perspectives generates better solutions. We trust and support each other, ask hard questions and solve complex problems.   Guided by a spirit of inquiry, we design for people at every scale, creating spaces that elevate individuals, their communities, and the institutions that serve them. Join LEO A DALY - help us transform the world.

EEO Information:

LEO A DALY Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. LEO A DALY Company, is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities, including providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with a disability. Applicants with a physical or mental disability who require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process may contact the Human Resources Department by phone at 469-357-4232 or by email at . For more information about your rights under the law, see EEO is the law.

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