Employment

REGISTERED MECHANICAL ENGINEER

WestEast Design Group is establishing an MEP engineering department and has an immediate opening for a highly qualified Registered Mechanical Engineer.

Employment Type

Full-time (40 hrs. a week)

Experience

  • Total 10 years as a Professional Engineer.
  • Minimum 5 years as a licensed Engineer in Texas.
  • Minimum 5 years in leading engineering design teams on multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Commissioning experience is a plus.

 Education Requirements

  • Bachelor’s or advanced degree in mechanical engineering

Qualifications

  • Professional with mechanical engineer license in Texas who has led a design team through successful projects

Software Skills

  • Proficient in P&IDs, Trane, Carrier and software applicable for the design of mechanical and plumbing engineering systems, PC software Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook and Microsoft 365. AutoCAD, MEP AutoCAD and Revit experience capabilities are a plus.

 Responsibilities:

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Experience engineering and designing local and federal government projects and institutional projects including higher education, healthcare, commercial and industrial projects
  • Creating project documents, plans, and specifications for strong and reliable mechanical and plumbing systems design
  • Review RFP scopes and prepare proposals, cost estimates and bid evaluations
  • Involvement in company business development for the Engineering Department
  • Planning and preparing engineered construction documentation for assigned projects, aiding in engineering decisions, and working as a project manager to meet deadlines in collaboration with engineers and architect
  • Able to function efficiently on multiple projects which may consist of performing and scheduling work, materials, tools, equipment, and information to ensure attainment of scope/project performance and construction schedules
  • Have oversight of others and work in unison with the A/E team
  • Project coordination, meeting attendance, and deliverables
  • On-site visits as necessary to collect existing condition information and construction administration for new projects
  • Direct construction administration activities, review shop drawings, answer RFIs, resolve construction difficulties, and coordinate field installations as required for each project. Proactively seek potential issues or project risk.
  • Meet deadlines and quality standards while adhering to ethical and efficient standard procedures
  • Comprehensive knowledge of ASME, IEEE, ASHRAE, IBC, UFC, and associated NFPA codes and standards
  • High-level interpersonal relationship skills, proficiency in communication skills and organization skills
  • Provide technical leadership and mentorship to associate and junior engineers and designers
  • LEED accreditation is a plus

Compensation

Competitive compensation and benefit package commensurate with experience

 Submission Requirements

  • Cover letter and resume (reference the job title in your cover letter)
  • Link to a web-based portfolio or Dropbox download
  • Professional references

WestEast Design Group is an equal opportunity employer.

REGISTERED ELECTRICAL ENGINEER

WestEast Design Group is establishing an MEP engineering department and has an immediate opening for a highly qualified Registered Electrical Engineer.

Employment Type

Full-time (40 hrs. a week)

Experience

  • Total 10 years as a Professional Engineer.
  • Minimum 5 years as a licensed Engineer in Texas.
  • Minimum 5 years in leading engineering design teams on multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Commissioning experience is a plus

 Education Requirements

  • Bachelor’s or advanced degree in electrical engineering

Qualifications

  • Professional with electrical engineer license in Texas who has led a design team through successful projects

Software Skills

  • Visual and SKM. Lighting Design Photometric Programs, PC software Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook and Microsoft 365. AutoCAD, MEP AutoCAD and Revit experience capabilities are a plus.

 Responsibilities:

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Experience engineering and designing local and federal government projects and institutional projects including higher education, healthcare, commercial and industrial projects
  • Creating electrical project documents, plans, and specifications for strong and reliable electrical distribution/lighting/power systems design
  • Review RFP scopes and prepare proposals, cost estimates and bid evaluations
  • Involvement in company business development for the Engineering Department
  • Planning and preparing engineered construction documentations for assigned projects, aiding in engineering decisions, and working as a project manager to meet deadlines in collaboration with engineers and architect
  • Able to function efficiently on multiple projects which may consist of performing and scheduling work, materials, tools, equipment, and information to ensure attainment of scope/project performance and construction schedules
  • Have oversight of others and work in unison with the A/E team
  • Project coordination, meeting attendance, and deliverables
  • On-site visits as necessary to collect existing condition information and construction administration for new projects
  • Direct construction administration activities, review shop drawings, answer RFIs, resolve construction difficulties, and coordinate field installations as required for each project. Proactively seek potential issues or project risk
  • Meet deadlines and quality standards while adhering to ethical and efficient standard procedures
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the NEC, IECC, IBC, ASHRAE 90.1, UFC, and associated NFPA standards
  • High-level interpersonal relationship skills, proficiency in communication skills and organization skills
  • Provide technical leadership and mentorship to associate and junior engineers and designers
  • LEED accreditation is a plus

Compensation

Competitive compensation and benefit package commensurate with experience

 Submission Requirements

  • Cover letter and resume (reference the job title in your cover letter)
  • Link to a web-based portfolio or Dropbox download
  • Professional references

WestEast Design Group is an equal opportunity employer.

 

Project Manager

WestEast is actively seeking to expand our professional design staff. The Project Manager will provide on-site PM services on behalf of our public sector clients. 

Employment Type

  • Full-time (40 hrs. a week)

Experience

  • 10 years of project management experience

Education Requirements

  • Bachelor’s or advanced degree in architecture, engineering, construction management, or related field preferred.

Qualifications

  • A/E professional with 10 years of project management experience

Software Skills

  • AutoCAD

Responsibilities

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Ensure conformance with our public sector client policies and standards
  • Manage the planning, design and execution of projects by providing project leadership, communication, coordination and conflict resolution to ensure project goals are met
  • Be responsible for project budget, schedule, and procurement of design and construction services
  • Drive progress of consultants to achieve expected functionality; and recommend alternatives to recover negative drift
  • Facilitate timely decisions and report progress and issues impacting the project goals to project representatives
  • Ensure design and construction documents comply with project requirements
  • Makes field surveys to investigate existing or construction progress conditions
  • Facilitate timely reviews of accessibility, building and fire code compliance (report safety compliance issues)
  • Review and approve design and construction contracts, changes, technical service contracts, Guaranteed Maximum Price submittals, bid documents, pay applications, etc.
  • Apply project control processes to track progress; for consistency; to mitigate risks; and to assure compliance with client protocols
  • Monitor construction contractor quality control activities and makes appropriate recommendations
  •  Provide timely coordination with client to ensure proper reviews and notification of project and utility outages.  Is present at utility outages to provide engineering and contractor support
  • Attend and participate in pre-construction, staff, in progress-reviews, and other project-related meetings
  •  Review schedules, work performance quality, safety oversight, coordination effectiveness, and perform documentation reviews for all repair and construction work in progress or in planning stages
  • Provide assistance with reviewing and responding to the contractor’s RFIs and appropriate submittals
  • Participate in final on-site inspections of completed work and provide recommendations to client for corrective action, if necessary
  • Stay current in Codes and Regulations applicable to design and construction, including International Building Codes, NFPA 101, TDLR, OSHA, ADA, ASHRAE 90.1, SWPPP, and any special requirements of the building type and the local jurisdiction.

Compensation

  •  Competitive compensation and benefit package commensurate with experience

Submission Requirements

  •  Cover letter and resume (reference the job title in your cover letter) 
  • Link to a web-based portfolio or dropbox download
  •  Professional references
     

WestEast Design Group is an equal opportunity employer. 

 

 

Senior Project Architect

WestEast is actively seeking to expand our professional design staff. We are looking for an experienced professional who is organized, graphically talented and strong in the construction document production process to work on Health Care, Higher Education or Government projects. 

The Senior Project Architect oversees the Construction Document process for all design projects and works directly with the Senior Architect to ensure technical and regulatory compliance for all projects. The Sr. Project Architect ensures the construction documents are well organized and meet office graphic standards. The Senior Project Architect will work directly with the Principal Architect and the Construction Administration Manager to evaluate building assembly details.

Employment Type

  • Full-Time (40 hrs. a week)

Experience

  • 10+ years of experience minimum
  • Experience managing teams on design projects
  • Strong CAD production capabilities

Education Requirements

  • Professional Bachelors or Masters of Architecture from an NAAB accredited University (M.Arch., B.Arch.)
  • Licensed Architect (preferred)
  • Experience may replace Licensure or Education

Qualifications

  • Great graphic skills
  • Advanced knowledge of the design and construction process, building systems and documentation
  • Ability to lead the team in the production of construction documents
  • Ability to positively instruct others in technical and graphic skills

Software Skills

  • AutoCAD and/or Revit
  • Must demonstrate a self motivated ability to learn new software packages

Responsibilities

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to: 

  • Management of one large design project, or multiple smaller projects/programs
  • Consultant management and coordination
  • Coordinate and contribute to Specifications production
  • Quality Control
  • Review documents for compliance with the office QA/QC program

Compensation

  • Competitive Compensation and Benefit Package commensurate with experience

Submission Requirements

  • Cover letter and resume (reference the job title in your cover letter)  
  • Link to a web-based portfolio or dropbox download 
  • Professional references
     

WestEast Design Group is an equal opportunity employer.

Construction Administration Specialist

WestEast is actively seeking to expand our construction administration staff. The Construction Administration Specialist will report directly to the Construction Administration Manager.

Employment Type

  •  Full-Time (40 hrs a week)

Experience

  •  1-8 years construction administration experience 

Education Requirements

  • Bachelors or Masters of Architecture from an accredited University
  • Bachelors of Construction Science
  • Bachelors of Engineering
  • Experience can substituted for educational requirements

Qualifications

  • Must be able to work well on a team with peers
  • Must convey confidence in verbal presentations 
  • Must be comfortable meeting with clients and working directly with senior design and project management staff

Software Skills

  • Microsoft office (Word, Excel)
  • Project scheduling software
  • AutoCAD
  • Must demonstrate a self-motivated ability to learn new software packages

Responsibilities

  • Perform jobsite inspections and prepare field reports
  • Attend construction meetings and prepare meeting minutes
  • Receive, log and manage RFI’s and responses
  • Assist in preparation of Architect's Supplemental Instructions, Change Orders and evaluate Change Proposals
  • Review and respond to construction submittals
  • Construction Cost Estimating
  • Read construction plans and comment on constructability issues.
  • Other duties may include participating in the bidding and proposal process of the Construction Director to include communicating with subcontractors.
  • Work often requires local and some out of town travel. Work hours will vary based on project deadlines. A can-do attitude and efficient thought process is a must. 

Compensation

  •  Competitive Compensation and Benefit Package commensurate with experience

Submission Requirements

  • Cover letter and resume (reference the job titel in your cover letter) 
  • Link to a web-based portfolio or dropbox download 
  • Professional references
     

WestEast Design Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.