CDM Smith Mechanical Engineer 1 in Chicago, Illinois

Job Description:

We are looking for an entry-level engineer who has an interest in the design of building mechanical systems, including HVAC, Plumbing, Fire Protection Systems, etc. Responsibilities will include:

  • Design and draft building mechanical systems.

  • Prepare engineering calculations, including heat loads, ventilation and energy calculations.

  • Assist with the preparation of plans and specifications for bidding and construction.

  • Participate in project coordination with the electrical, structural, process, instrumentation and architectural disciplines.

  • Prepare engineering studies and reports.

  • Prepare energy conservation studies, energy modeling and energy audits for commercial and industrial clients.

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Mechanical Engineer 1



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Minimum Qualifications:

The minimum requirements of this position with CDM Smith are:

  • BSME.

  • Position requires registration as an Engineer-in-Training EIT.

  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • MS office suite and AutoCAD skills expected.

EEO Statement:

We attract the best people in the industry, supporting their efforts to learn and grow. We strive to create a challenging and progressive work environment. We provide career opportunities that span a variety of disciplines and geographic locations, with projects that our employees plan, design, build and operate—as diverse as the needs of our clients. CDM Smith is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Why CDM Smith?:

CDM Smith provides lasting and integrated solutions in water, environment, transportation, energy and facilities to public and private clients worldwide. As a full-service consulting, engineering, construction, and operations firm, we deliver exceptional client service, quality results and enduring value across the entire project life cycle.

Job Site Location:

Illinois - Chicago

Agency Disclaimer:

All vendors must have a signed CDM Smith Placement Agreement from the CDM Smith Recruitment Center Manager to receive payment for your placement. Verbal or written commitments from any other member of the CDM Smith staff will not be considered binding terms. All unsolicited resumes sent to CDM Smith and any resume submitted to any employee outside of CDM Smith Recruiting Center Team (RCT) will be considered property of CDM Smith. CDM Smith will not be held liable to pay a placement fee.

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