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Are you striving to reach a new standard in your career? Do you have a passion for the built environment and are motivated by working with some of the best and brightest in the industry? We are seeking a creative, customer centric engineer to join our team.

If you are interested in developing solutions to complex problems, then this position holds great challenge and reward. You will be working... directly with end users designing sustainable mechanical solutions for buildings that define the Atlanta and Charlotte landscapes. Your efforts will directly result in exceptional levels of comfort and energy efficiency in the facilities of our extensive client base.

Fast forward one year and you will have successfully designed numerous mechanical and plumbing systems through your knowledge of building load calculations, equipment selections and component sizing. Your initiative and attention to detail will have you positioned as the lead engineer for our construction teams responsible for delivering mechanical systems with speed, quality and innovative thinking.


McKenney’s is a growing company with over 70 years of exceptional service to the Southeast. We operate in a performance-based environment with a fanatical focus on complete customer satisfaction and Doing The Right Thing. We view Integrity, Humility, Respect for Others, and Servant Leadership as non-negotiable traits for ourselves. Our aspirations include work/life balance, mentorship, encouragement of new ideas and creative solutions, and sending our people home the same way they came to work with a relentless focus on safety.


Mechanical Engineer will work in a team environment to design and develop commercial and light industrial HVAC, piping and plumbing systems. The Mechanical Engineer will perform such tasks as load calculations, energy simulations, equipment selections and duct/piping/plumbing layouts. The engineer will maintain communication with CAD detailers, other engineers, project managers and field personnel.

• Develop engineering scope for projects with Senior Engineers and Project Managers.
• Perform detailed load calculations with Trane Trace 700® and interpret the results.
• Perform equipment selections to satisfy engineering scope and calculated load requirements.
• Develop HVAC documents including, but not limited to, duct sizing & routing, air distribution selection, pipe sizing & routing.
• Coordinate mechanical requirements with architects, electrical, structural & civil engineers.
• Develop Plumbing documents, including but not limited to, sanitary and vent sizing, domestic cold water and hot water sizing and pipe routings.
• Ensure compliance of designs with all applicable codes, standards, and regulations.
• Perform life-cycle cost analysis among system alternatives to determine energy impacts of each alternative and assist in system selection.
• Perform job site inspections and develop field reports.
• Clearly identify and meet our commitments to the customer (owners, general contractors, etc.), design/construction team members (architects, electrical engineers, other trade contractors, etc.) and internal customers.
• Utilize Revit® 2018 (or higher) to support job responsibilities and document development.
• Provide input and technical guidance to CAD designers/drafters.

• Bachelor’s degree in engineering or engineering technology (Preferably Mechanical Engineering).
• Registered Professional Engineer or plans to take the exam within 2 years.
• Minimum 5 years of experience in the commercial HVAC arena.
• Minimum 5 years of experience of direct experience in the design and development of mechanical and plumbing systems.

• An understanding of costs of mechanical systems and installation.
• Ability to convey technical requirements/systems in fundamental terms.

• Ability to represent McKenney's professionally and proficiently in meetings with customers.
• Must have basic PC experience in Windows environments with demonstrated competency with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook, etc.), Web-enabled applications, and database software.
• Demonstrate a serious commitment to accuracy and quality while maintaining a strong focus on serving our clients, project managers, and field teams.
• Must possess and maintain exceptional work ethic as well as uphold company values and demand the highest standard of conduct from self and others.
• Ability to take on additional responsibilities as needed as well as determine and manage priorities with minimal guidance.
• Strong written and verbal communication skills.
• Must be a self-starter, with ability to work well as part of a team and independently.

• Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office environment.
• Work will require construction job site visits. This will require the physical ability to climb permanent and temporary stairs and ladders, passenger use of construction personnel hoists and ability to negotiate work areas under construction.
• Light physical effort handling average weight objects up to 25 pounds may be required occasionally.

Moving Safety Forward, our initiative for continuous improvements in our safety culture, reminds us that we are on a journey toward a zero-incident culture. In all we do, we must work to build a partnership with our employees, customers and business associates that empowers them all with the ability to do their jobs safely.

McKenney’s is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to workforce diversity. Qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to age, color, religion, sexual orientation, disability, national origin, or gender identity. McKenney’s is a smoke-free and drug-free workplace.

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