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Mechanical Engineer

Albany, NY - Posted on: Friday 09/16/16



PLUMP ENGINEERING, INC. is an Architectural M.P.E., Structural Engineering, Civil Engineering and Land Survey firm. Through our unique combination of in-house design and engineering services leveraged with the capabilities of our consultant partners, we provide one-stop, full service project delivery for our clients.

Our experienced and skilled staff of designers, engineers and project managers are well versed in multiple project categories such as:

  • Commercial
  • Multi-residential
  • Facility Relocation
  • Government
  • Health Care
  • Retail
  • Educational
  • Seismic Evaluation
  • Industrial
  • Historic Buildings
  • Manufacturing
  • Alternative Energy
  • Food Services
  • Solar


Our mission is to provide quality service at a competitive price with responsiveness to your schedule. We pride ourselves on our professional approach and attention to detail.

Plump Engineering, Inc. uses state-of-the-art AutoCAD equipment ensuring the highest quality throughout the design process. We have a well-deserved reputation for providing our customers with economical and practical design.

Job Description:

We are seeking a mechanical engineer with 5 years of experience engineering buildings.  This department provides consulting mechanical engineering services related to vertical building construction in coordination with in-house architects, mechanical engineers and other disciplines. Candidate must be able to apply intensive and diversified knowledge of mechanical engineering principles and practices to prepare construction drawing and specifications for submission to jurisdiction plan check and permitting. Engineered systems include but are not limited to HVAC, Plumbing, Fire Protection, and Smoke Control Systems.



-Strong leadership, interpersonal communication, and writing skills for defining the goals and direction of the department, and interacting with clients.

-Manage, development, and provide technical direction of a group of mechanical engineers.

-Use advanced techniques, theory precepts and practices in mechanical engineering field and related sciences and disciplines.

-Develop client proposals for Mechanical Engineering services, including scope, fees, clarifications, and assumptions.

-Participate In developing order of magnitude cost estimates and developing value engineering options for mechanic systems.

-Maintain production standards and ensure department quality control.

-Be able to formulate, develop, and communicate, advanced mechanical engineer concepts to the team and clients.

-Perform Executive Level Design reviews as well as Quality Assurance reviews.

-Experience implementing engineered designs utilizing MEP Revit for the production of contract documents.

-Experience with building systems design for HVAC and Plumbing.

-Candidate may serve as project manager for projects where mechanic engineering is the Primary discipline. 


The successful candidate will possess the following minimum qualifications:

  • B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, masters preferred.
  • 5 years experience in consulting engineering industry.
  • Must have a valid PE license in the state of  New York (Mechanical) or ability to obtain through reciprocity.
  • LEED Accreditation (AP or AP BD+C.)
  • Excellent communications skills.

To Apply:

Submit resume to Melissa Petalas, mpetalas@pei-ny.com