BIM Technician
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Job Summary

This role assists senior design and engineering staff through the production of construction documents and development of content in Revit and AutoCAD for all projects. The BIM Technician is responsible for providing engineering project production support and they will contribute to the development of and compliance with Revit and AutoCAD standards and the implementation of BIM. The BIM Technician serves as a mentor to engineering/design staff with regard to Revit, AutoCAD, and BIM implementation.


General Responsibilities

• Develop and maintain Revit and AutoCAD families.
• Create initial Revit and AutoCAD project setup with workflow documents.
• Provide other high-level assistance in the production of construction documents.
• Perform final BIM and drawing quality control on construction documents.
• Coordinate BIM Technicians’ activities in concert with BIM Manager, Principals, and Project Managers.
• Participate in office and company meetings concerning Revit and AutoCAD standards; codify, distribute, and provide company training on the standards.
• Pursue ongoing education in BIM technology and provide recommendations to management for cost-effective BIM solutions.
• Implement new BIM systems and conduct or coordinate appropriate training.
• Learn and apply codes and engineering standards to enhance the value of BIM support.


Qualifications

• Associates Degree with an architectural or engineering focus, equivalent technical school training, or equivalent work experience.
• Technical and professional expertise with 10 or more years working with Revit MEP and AutoCAD MEP.
• Working knowledge of design industry workflows, production cycle, and priorities.
• Strong verbal and written organizational and communication skills.
• Ability to work on multiple projects and/or in multiple project phases simultaneously.
• Proficiency with MS Word, Excel, and Outlook.


Salary Range

Salary Range: $31.25-$40.87 Hourly ($65,000-$85,000 annually)

 
Location

Tempe, AZ

Building Performance Analyst
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Job Summary

The Building Performance Analyst is responsible for the completion of energy modeling and load calculation deliverables for engineering projects. This role requires a high attention to technical detail and the ability to document, organize, and communicate extensive technical documentation.


General Responsibilities

• Develop whole building energy models using industry tools such as IES Virtual Environment, OpenStudio, EnergyPlus, eQUEST, etc.
• Perform load calculations and energy modeling for projects requiring them.
• Provide technical expertise, support, and analysis for meeting energy and sustainability requirements and objectives of projects.
• Provide guidance in conceptual energy design and propose energy efficient alternatives to design teams.
• Use whole building simulation and analysis tools as per LEED, utilities, and state or local code requirements.
• Coordinate and manage multiple projects, deadlines, clients, and project types.
• Analyze and recommend cost effective energy and sustainability options for building projects.
• Prepare and review LEED submissions and energy code compliance documentation.
• Assist in engineering calculations and details required for project delivery.
• Participate in-house activities, including internal education, preparation of case studies, improving modeling workflows, new technologies and trends, etc.
• Prepare reports and prepare and give presentations to project teams and stakeholders.
• Coordinate and manage multiple projects, deadlines, clients, and project types.
• Support Säzän’s commitment to and tracking progress towards meeting the MEP 2040 Commitment.


Qualifications

• Bachelor of Science Degree in a related discipline, equivalent technical school training, or equivalent work experience.
• Technical/Professional experience with 3 to 5 years of energy modeling experience in a professional engineering environment.
• Demonstration of verbal and written organizational and communication skills.
• Ability to use at least one of the following energy modeling software packages (i.e. IES Virtual Environment, OpenStudio, EnergyPlus, eQUEST, etc.)
• Ability to work on multiple projects and/or in multiple project phases simultaneously.


Salary Range

$75,000-$85,000 annually

 
Location

Seattle, WA

Commissioning Professional
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Job Summary

This role is integral to the success of our commissioning projects and requires self-directed responsibility for conducting independent field work to verify proper system installation and performance.

Cx Professionals deliver industry standard commissioning services according to the following guidelines: Washington State Energy Code (WSEC); Building Commissioning Association (BCA); AABC Commissioning Group (ACG); and local Authority Having Jurisdiction (AHJ). Commissioning Technicians responsibilities may also include Testing, Adjusting, and the Balancing (TAB) of heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) equipment and systems.

This role requires a high attention to technical detail, the ability to document, organize, and communicate extensive technical documentation. The physical ability to climb ladders for roof access of mechanical systems and to collect data in active zones of construction and occupied spaces without disruption to others is also another important requirement.

This role is responsible for clear, concise communication of technical deficiencies in a manner that is non-accusatory and non-inflammatory, but rather collaborative in both verbal and written forms. This is a service-oriented position that also requires poise and confidence and the curiosity and passion for trouble shooting and root cause analysis. In addition to delivering our commissioning services this role will also participate in the delivery of other services, including but not limited to: value engineering; constructability review; facility condition assessments; and clean energy solutions.


General Responsibilities

• Provide commissioning services requiring advanced knowledge of plumbing, HVAC. building automation systems, electrical distribution, lighting controls, power monitoring, and more from concept design to post-occupancy verification, with the goal of ensuring that building systems perform as designed.
• Organize, lead and facilitate commissioning meetings comprised of multi-disciplinary teams of contractors, subcontractors, architects, engineers and building owners throughout the design and construction and post-occupancy of facilities.
• Provide intellectual guidance to project teams relative to building science performance in general and for mechanical, electrical systems and HVAC equipment in particular.
• Verify that design parameters, equipment submittals, and measured performance are consistent with the specification and Client's operational requirements.
• Review design and construction documents for compliance with WSEC and other applicable energy codes, as well as OPR and basis of design.
• Perform site visits of projects under various stages of construction and document items which do not meet the requirements of the design documents.
• Proactively identify project design, quality, or operational limitation discrepancies which conflict with design intent or owner requirement.
• Identify energy conservation and system optimization measures.
• Monitor construction progress and advise on planned vs. actual percent completion.
• Oversee functional testing procedures, in order to verify that system operations meet complete design intent and owner requirements.
• Develop the system training for building owners to operate and maintain their facilities.
• Inspect HVAC, plumbing, electrical, and DDC/PLC control systems and sequences to verify compliance with plans, specifications, and equipment operating requirements. Provide recommendations for corrective adjustment or balancing
• Ensure that projects are brought to their successful conclusion.
• Support other project managers as directed.
• Travel to and from jobs, walking on roofs, climbing ladders, and other strenuous body movements will be required to obtain building survey data is required for this role.
• Document observations and collate commissioning reports.
• Develop commissioning plan and lead the commissioning team on projects.
• Provide responsive and helpful assistance to clients and other team members throughout the course of contract completion.
• Work and coordinate among a diverse project team of owners, consultants, and contractors on varied projects outside of commissioning.
• Desire to help grow and expand the commissioning and consulting department


Qualifications

• 4-year college degree; or equivalent trade/vocational degree and work experience
• Advanced, intellectual knowledge in a field of science or learning
• Advanced knowledge acquired by a prolonged course of specialized, intellectual instruction
• Effective verbal and written technical communication skills and the consistent exercise of discretion and judgement
• Demonstrate advanced knowledge in building sciences, energy efficiency and HVAC systems


Salary Range

Salary Range: Exempt $75,000 - 120,000

 
Location

Seattle, WA

Electrical Designer – Portland
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Job Summary

This is a design and production role assisting engineering, project management, and other design staff to ensure that production is completed on time and within budget. Incumbents will be specialized in electrical design/production. Dependent on experience, this role operates under limited supervision and can have significant independent discretion within the established scope of the project. While incumbents do not supervise employees, they will occasionally serve as Project Leads and mentors for junior team members.


General Responsibilities

• Prepare layouts; provide input for design proposals and drawings; and analyze and resolve design and production issues.
• Incorporate design concepts from schematic design into design development and final construction drawings; determine scale, and prepare layouts for detailing.
• Apply accepted design/drafting methods and concepts, engineering and design principles, terminology, and manufacturing materials.
• Provide recommendations for design adaptations and modifications.
• With approval from the Project Manager, incorporate decision recommendations; make decisions regarding design suitability using knowledge of specified product materials and production process.
• Stay current on and apply codes; identify alternatives allowed by code exceptions to devise engineering solutions to design challenges.
• Perform mathematical calculations using engineering formulas and analysis tools.
• Lead or participate in project coordination meetings with clients and internal project teams; initiate meetings when appropriate; plan, schedule and/or coordinate detailed phases of assigned project work; deliver presentation of project status, when appropriate.
• Coordinate as necessary Coordinate as necessary across a variety of building design disciplines, including mechanical, electrical, architectural, and structural.
• Ensure that work is completed on time and within budget.
• Identify and communicate changes to design and/or scope that may impact deadlines, workloads, or assignments of the project and project budget; ensure that Project Manager/Project Lead is informed immediately of those changes.
• When assigned as Project Lead, provide timely communication and correspondence with the client.
• Contribute to the financial and logistical management of multiple projects through all design and construction phases.
• Provide technical support to other staff in areas of expertise as a trainer and mentor.
• Where project requirements dictate, determine life cycle costing, construction cost estimating, cost indexing, and project scheduling; develop fee proposals and requests for additional services when appropriate.
• Proactively pursue continued education, training, certifications, and opportunities to network within our industry; stay updated on code changes, industry trends, and technical tools that can be utilized in work.
• Represent the firm in a professional manner, enhancing client confidence and respect, and furthering relationships for the goal of repeat work or referrals; clients should think of you highly enough to request you, specifically, for future work.
• When opportunities arise, promote the opportunity for new work.


Qualifications

• Preferred: a bachelor’s degree in a related discipline and 6-15 years of relevant experience; alternatively, an associate degree in a related discipline with 8-15 years of experience, or no applicable education with 10-15 years of relevant experience; experience should be in a professional engineering environment.
• Engineer-in-Training (EIT) status strongly preferred.
• Proficiency with AutoCAD, Revit MEP, and other specialty-critical software, or the ability to learn those programs quickly.
• Proficiency with MS Word, Excel, and Outlook.
• Strong verbal and written organizational and communication skills.
• Ability to work on multiple projects and/or in multiple project phases simultaneously.


Salary Range

Job Type: Full-time
Salary Range: $70,000 - $140,000

 
Location

Portland, OR

Electrical Designer – Seattle
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Job Summary

This is a design and production role assisting engineering, project management, and other design staff to ensure that production is completed on time and within budget. Incumbents will be specialized in electrical design/production. Dependent on experience, this role operates under limited supervision and can have significant independent discretion within the established scope of the project. While incumbents do not supervise employees, they will occasionally serve as Project Leads and mentors for junior team members.


General Responsibilities

• Prepare layouts; provide input for design proposals and drawings; and analyze and resolve design and production issues.
• Incorporate design concepts from schematic design into design development and final construction drawings; determine scale, and prepare layouts for detailing.
• Apply accepted design/drafting methods and concepts, engineering and design principles, terminology, and manufacturing materials.
• Provide recommendations for design adaptations and modifications.
• With approval from the Project Manager, incorporate decision recommendations; make decisions regarding design suitability using knowledge of specified product materials and production process.
• Stay current on and apply codes; identify alternatives allowed by code exceptions to devise engineering solutions to design challenges.
• Perform mathematical calculations using engineering formulas and analysis tools.
• Lead or participate in project coordination meetings with clients and internal project teams; initiate meetings when appropriate; plan, schedule and/or coordinate detailed phases of assigned project work; deliver presentation of project status, when appropriate.
• Coordinate as necessary Coordinate as necessary across a variety of building design disciplines, including mechanical, electrical, architectural, and structural.
• Ensure that work is completed on time and within budget.
• Identify and communicate changes to design and/or scope that may impact deadlines, workloads, or assignments of the project and project budget; ensure that Project Manager/Project Lead is informed immediately of those changes.
• When assigned as Project Lead, provide timely communication and correspondence with the client.
• Contribute to the financial and logistical management of multiple projects through all design and construction phases.
• Provide technical support to other staff in areas of expertise as a trainer and mentor.
• Where project requirements dictate, determine life cycle costing, construction cost estimating, cost indexing, and project scheduling; develop fee proposals and requests for additional services when appropriate.
• Proactively pursue continued education, training, certifications, and opportunities to network within our industry; stay updated on code changes, industry trends, and technical tools that can be utilized in work.
• Represent the firm in a professional manner, enhancing client confidence and respect, and furthering relationships for the goal of repeat work or referrals; clients should think of you highly enough to request you, specifically, for future work.
• When opportunities arise, promote the opportunity for new work.


Qualifications

• Preferred: a bachelor’s degree in a related discipline and 6-15 years of relevant experience; alternatively, an associate degree in a related discipline with 8-15 years of experience, or no applicable education with 10-15 years of relevant experience; experience should be in a professional engineering environment.
• Engineer-in-Training (EIT) status strongly preferred.
• Proficiency with AutoCAD, Revit MEP, and other specialty-critical software, or the ability to learn those programs quickly.
• Proficiency with MS Word, Excel, and Outlook.
• Strong verbal and written organizational and communication skills.
• Ability to work on multiple projects and/or in multiple project phases simultaneously.


Salary Range

Job Type: Full-time
Salary Range: $70,000 - $140,000

 
Location

Seattle, WA

Electrical Engineer – Portland
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Job Summary

This is a design and production role assisting engineering, project management, and other design staff to ensure that production is completed on time and within budget. Incumbents can be specialized in electrical design/production. Depending on experience level, this role operates under limited supervision and can have significant independent discretion within the established scope of the project. This role also has significant responsibility for project quality control. While incumbents do not supervise employees, they will frequently serve as Project Leads and mentors for junior team members.


General Responsibilities

• Prepare layouts; provide input for design proposals and drawings; and analyze and resolve design and production issues.
• Incorporate design concepts from schematic design into design development and final construction drawings; determine scale, and prepare layouts for detailing.
• Apply accepted design/drafting methods and concepts, engineering and design principles, terminology, and manufacturing materials.
• Provide recommendations for design adaptations and modifications.
• With approval from the Project Manager, incorporate decision recommendations; make decisions regarding design suitability using knowledge of specified product materials and production process.
• Stay current on and apply codes; identify alternatives allowed by code exceptions to devise engineering solutions to design challenges.
• Perform mathematical calculations using engineering formulas and analysis tools.
• Lead or participate in project coordination meetings with clients and internal project teams; initiate meetings when appropriate; plan, schedule and/or coordinate detailed phases of assigned project work; deliver presentation of project status, when appropriate.
• Coordinate as necessary across a variety of building design disciplines, including mechanical, electrical, architectural, and structural.
• Ensure that work is completed on time and within budget.
• Identify and communicate changes to design and/or scope that may impact deadlines, workloads, or assignments of the project and project budget; ensure that Project Manager/Project Lead is informed immediately of those changes.
• When assigned as Project Lead, provide timely communication and correspondence with the client.
• Lead or contribute to the financial and logistical management of multiple projects through all design and construction phases.
• Provide technical support to other staff in areas of expertise as a trainer and mentor.
• Where project requirements dictate, determine life cycle costing, construction cost estimating, cost indexing, and project scheduling; develop fee proposals and requests for additional services when appropriate.
• Proactively pursue continued education, training, certifications, and opportunities to network within our industry; stay updated on code changes, industry trends, and technical tools that can be utilized in work.
• When required, review, stamp, and sign design documents.
• Represent the firm in a professional manner, enhancing client confidence and respect, and furthering relationships for the goal of repeat work or referrals; clients should think of you highly enough to request you, specifically, for future work.
• When opportunities arise, promote the opportunity for new work.


Qualifications

• Bachelor’s degree in engineering or closely related discipline
• Professional Engineer (PE) License
• Relevant professional or technical background with generally 15 or more years of design experience in a professional engineering environment.
• At least limited proficiency with AutoCAD, Revit MEP, and other specialty-critical software preferred.
• Proficiency with MS Word, Excel, and Outlook.
• Strong verbal and written organizational and communication skills.
• Ability to work on multiple projects and/or in multiple project phases simultaneously.


Salary Range

Job Type: Full-time
Salary Range: $90,000 - $150,000

 
Location

Portland, OR

Electrical Engineer – Seattle
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Job Summary

This is a design and production role assisting engineering, project management, and other design staff to ensure that production is completed on time and within budget. Incumbents can be specialized in electrical design/production. Depending on experience level, this role operates under limited supervision and can have significant independent discretion within the established scope of the project. This role also has significant responsibility for project quality control. While incumbents do not supervise employees, they will frequently serve as Project Leads and mentors for junior team members.


General Responsibilities

• Prepare layouts; provide input for design proposals and drawings; and analyze and resolve design and production issues.
• Incorporate design concepts from schematic design into design development and final construction drawings; determine scale, and prepare layouts for detailing.
• Apply accepted design/drafting methods and concepts, engineering and design principles, terminology, and manufacturing materials.
• Provide recommendations for design adaptations and modifications.
• With approval from the Project Manager, incorporate decision recommendations; make decisions regarding design suitability using knowledge of specified product materials and production process.
• Stay current on and apply codes; identify alternatives allowed by code exceptions to devise engineering solutions to design challenges.
• Perform mathematical calculations using engineering formulas and analysis tools.
• Lead or participate in project coordination meetings with clients and internal project teams; initiate meetings when appropriate; plan, schedule and/or coordinate detailed phases of assigned project work; deliver presentation of project status, when appropriate.
• Coordinate as necessary across a variety of building design disciplines, including mechanical, electrical, architectural, and structural.
• Ensure that work is completed on time and within budget.
• Identify and communicate changes to design and/or scope that may impact deadlines, workloads, or assignments of the project and project budget; ensure that Project Manager/Project Lead is informed immediately of those changes.
• When assigned as Project Lead, provide timely communication and correspondence with the client.
• Lead or contribute to the financial and logistical management of multiple projects through all design and construction phases.
• Provide technical support to other staff in areas of expertise as a trainer and mentor.
• Where project requirements dictate, determine life cycle costing, construction cost estimating, cost indexing, and project scheduling; develop fee proposals and requests for additional services when appropriate.
• Proactively pursue continued education, training, certifications, and opportunities to network within our industry; stay updated on code changes, industry trends, and technical tools that can be utilized in work.
• When required, review, stamp, and sign design documents.
• Represent the firm in a professional manner, enhancing client confidence and respect, and furthering relationships for the goal of repeat work or referrals; clients should think of you highly enough to request you, specifically, for future work.
• When opportunities arise, promote the opportunity for new work.


Qualifications

• Bachelor’s degree in engineering or closely related discipline
• Professional Engineer (PE) License
• Relevant professional or technical background with generally 15 or more years of design experience in a professional engineering environment.
• At least limited proficiency with AutoCAD, Revit MEP, and other specialty-critical software preferred.
• Proficiency with MS Word, Excel, and Outlook.
• Strong verbal and written organizational and communication skills.
• Ability to work on multiple projects and/or in multiple project phases simultaneously.


Salary Range

Job Type: Full-time
Salary Range: $90,000 - $150,000

 
Location

Seattle, WA

Electrical Engineer – Tempe
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Job Summary

This is a design and production role assisting engineering, project management, and other design staff to ensure that production is completed on time and within budget. Incumbents can be specialized in electrical design/production. Depending on experience level, this role operates under limited supervision and can have significant independent discretion within the established scope of the project. This role also has significant responsibility for project quality control. While incumbents do not supervise employees, they will frequently serve as Project Leads and mentors for junior team members.


General Responsibilities

• Prepare layouts; provide input for design proposals and drawings; and analyze and resolve design and production issues.
• Incorporate design concepts from schematic design into design development and final construction drawings; determine scale, and prepare layouts for detailing.
• Apply accepted design/drafting methods and concepts, engineering and design principles, terminology, and manufacturing materials.
• Provide recommendations for design adaptations and modifications.
• With approval from the Project Manager, incorporate decision recommendations; make decisions regarding design suitability using knowledge of specified product materials and production process.
• Stay current on and apply codes; identify alternatives allowed by code exceptions to devise engineering solutions to design challenges.
• Perform mathematical calculations using engineering formulas and analysis tools.
• Lead or participate in project coordination meetings with clients and internal project teams; initiate meetings when appropriate; plan, schedule and/or coordinate detailed phases of assigned project work; deliver presentation of project status, when appropriate.
• Coordinate as necessary across a variety of building design disciplines, including mechanical, electrical, architectural, and structural.
• Ensure that work is completed on time and within budget.
• Identify and communicate changes to design and/or scope that may impact deadlines, workloads, or assignments of the project and project budget; ensure that Project Manager/Project Lead is informed immediately of those changes.
• When assigned as Project Lead, provide timely communication and correspondence with the client.
• Lead or contribute to the financial and logistical management of multiple projects through all design and construction phases.
• Provide technical support to other staff in areas of expertise as a trainer and mentor.
• Where project requirements dictate, determine life cycle costing, construction cost estimating, cost indexing, and project scheduling; develop fee proposals and requests for additional services when appropriate.
• Proactively pursue continued education, training, certifications, and opportunities to network within our industry; stay updated on code changes, industry trends, and technical tools that can be utilized in work.
• When required, review, stamp, and sign design documents.
• Represent the firm in a professional manner, enhancing client confidence and respect, and furthering relationships for the goal of repeat work or referrals; clients should think of you highly enough to request you, specifically, for future work.
• When opportunities arise, promote the opportunity for new work.


Qualifications

• Bachelor’s degree in engineering or closely related discipline
• Professional Engineer (PE) License
• Relevant professional or technical background with generally 15 or more years of design experience in a professional engineering environment.
• At least limited proficiency with AutoCAD, Revit MEP, and other specialty-critical software preferred.
• Proficiency with MS Word, Excel, and Outlook.
• Strong verbal and written organizational and communication skills.
• Ability to work on multiple projects and/or in multiple project phases simultaneously.


Salary Range

Job Type: Full-time
Salary Range: $90,000 - $150,000

 
Location

Tempe, AZ

Jr BIM Technician
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Job Summary

This role assists senior design and engineering staff through the production of construction documents and development of content in Revit and AutoCAD for all projects. The BIM Technician is responsible for providing engineering project production support and they will contribute to the development of and compliance with Revit and AutoCAD standards and the implementation of BIM. The BIM Technician serves as a mentor to engineering/design staff with regard to Revit, AutoCAD, and BIM implementation.


General Responsibilities

• Develop and maintain Revit and AutoCAD families.
• Create initial Revit and AutoCAD project setup with workflow documents.
• Provide other high-level assistance in the production of construction documents.
• Perform final BIM and drawing quality control on construction documents.
• Coordinate BIM Technicians’ activities in concert with BIM Manager, Principals, and Project Managers.
• Participate in office and company meetings concerning Revit and AutoCAD standards; codify, distribute, and provide company training on the standards.
• Pursue ongoing education in BIM technology and provide recommendations to management for cost-effective BIM solutions.
• Implement new BIM systems and conduct or coordinate appropriate training.
• Learn and apply codes and engineering standards to enhance the value of BIM support.


Qualifications

• Associates Degree with an architectural or engineering focus, equivalent technical school training, or equivalent work experience.
• Technical and professional expertise with 10 or more years working with Revit MEP and AutoCAD MEP.
• Working knowledge of design industry workflows, production cycle, and priorities.
• Strong verbal and written organizational and communication skills.
• Ability to work on multiple projects and/or in multiple project phases simultaneously.
• Proficiency with MS Word, Excel, and Outlook.


Salary Range

Salary Range: $33.65-$43.27 Hourly ($70,000-$90,000 annually)

 
Location

Tempe, AZ

Jr Commissioning Professional
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Job Summary

This role is integral to the success of our commissioning projects and requires self-directed responsibility for conducting independent field work to verify proper system installation and performance.

Cx Professionals deliver industry standard commissioning services according to the following guidelines: Washington State Energy Code (WSEC); Building Commissioning Association (BCA); AABC Commissioning Group (ACG); and local Authority Having Jurisdiction (AHJ). Commissioning Technicians responsibilities may also include Testing, Adjusting, and the Balancing (TAB) of heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) equipment and systems.

This role requires a high attention to technical detail, the ability to document, organize, and communicate extensive technical documentation. The physical ability to climb ladders for roof access of mechanical systems and to collect data in active zones of construction and occupied spaces without disruption to others is also another important requirement.

This role is responsible for clear, concise communication of technical deficiencies in a manner that is non-accusatory and non-inflammatory, but rather collaborative in both verbal and written forms. This is a service-oriented position that also requires poise and confidence and the curiosity and passion for trouble shooting and root cause analysis. In addition to delivering our commissioning services this role will also participate in the delivery of other services, including but not limited to: value engineering; constructability review; facility condition assessments; and clean energy solutions.


General Responsibilities

• Provide commissioning services requiring advanced knowledge of plumbing, HVAC. building automation systems, electrical distribution, lighting controls, power monitoring, and more from concept design to post-occupancy verification, with the goal of ensuring that building systems perform as designed.
• Organize, lead and facilitate commissioning meetings comprised of multi-disciplinary teams of contractors, subcontractors, architects, engineers and building owners throughout the design and construction and post-occupancy of facilities.
• Provide intellectual guidance to project teams relative to building science performance in general and for mechanical, electrical systems and HVAC equipment in particular.
• Verify that design parameters, equipment submittals, and measured performance are consistent with the specification and Client's operational requirements.
• Review design and construction documents for compliance with WSEC and other applicable energy codes, as well as OPR and basis of design.
• Perform site visits of projects under various stages of construction and document items which do not meet the requirements of the design documents.
• Proactively identify project design, quality, or operational limitation discrepancies which conflict with design intent or owner requirement.
• Identify energy conservation and system optimization measures.
• Monitor construction progress and advise on planned vs. actual percent completion.
• Oversee functional testing procedures, in order to verify that system operations meet complete design intent and owner requirements.
• Develop the system training for building owners to operate and maintain their facilities.
• Inspect HVAC, plumbing, electrical, and DDC/PLC control systems and sequences to verify compliance with plans, specifications, and equipment operating requirements. Provide recommendations for corrective adjustment or balancing
• Ensure that projects are brought to their successful conclusion.
• Support other project managers as directed.
• Travel to and from jobs, walking on roofs, climbing ladders, and other strenuous body movements will be required to obtain building survey data is required for this role.
• Document observations and collate commissioning reports.
• Develop commissioning plan and lead the commissioning team on projects.
• Provide responsive and helpful assistance to clients and other team members throughout the course of contract completion.
• Work and coordinate among a diverse project team of owners, consultants, and contractors on varied projects outside of commissioning.
• Desire to help grow and expand the commissioning and consulting department


Qualifications

• 4-year college degree; or equivalent trade/vocational degree and work experience
• Advanced, intellectual knowledge in a field of science or learning
• Advanced knowledge acquired by a prolonged course of specialized, intellectual instruction
• Effective verbal and written technical communication skills and the consistent exercise of discretion and judgement
• Demonstrate advanced knowledge in building sciences, energy efficiency and HVAC systems


Salary Range

Salary Range: Exempt $75,000 - 120,000

 
Location

Portland, OR

Mechanical Designer – Seattle
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Job Summary

This is a design and production role assisting engineering, project management, and other design staff to ensure that production is completed on time and within budget. Incumbents will be specialized in mechanical design/production. Dependent on experience, this role operates under limited supervision and can have significant independent discretion within the established scope of the project. While incumbents do not supervise employees, they will occasionally serve as Project Leads and mentors for junior team members.


General Responsibilities

• Prepare layouts; provide input for design proposals and drawings; and analyze and resolve design and production issues.
• Incorporate design concepts from schematic design into design development and final construction drawings; determine scale, and prepare layouts for detailing.
• Apply accepted design/drafting methods and concepts, engineering and design principles, terminology, and manufacturing materials.
• Provide recommendations for design adaptations and modifications.
• With approval from the Project Manager, incorporate decision recommendations; make decisions regarding design suitability using knowledge of specified product materials and production process.
• Stay current on and apply codes; identify alternatives allowed by code exceptions to devise engineering solutions to design challenges.
• Perform mathematical calculations using engineering formulas and analysis tools.
• Lead or participate in project coordination meetings with clients and internal project teams; initiate meetings when appropriate; plan, schedule and/or coordinate detailed phases of assigned project work; deliver presentation of project status, when appropriate.
• Coordinate as necessary across a variety of building design disciplines, including mechanical, electrical, architectural, and structural.
• Ensure that work is completed on time and within budget.
• Identify and communicate changes to design and/or scope that may impact deadlines, workloads, or assignments of the project and project budget; ensure that Project Manager/Project Lead is informed immediately of those changes.
• When assigned as Project Lead, provide timely communication and correspondence with the client.
• Contribute to the financial and logistical management of multiple projects through all design and construction phases.
• Provide technical support to other staff in areas of expertise as a trainer and mentor.
• Where project requirements dictate, determine life cycle costing, construction cost estimating, cost indexing, and project scheduling; develop fee proposals and requests for additional services when appropriate.
• Proactively pursue continued education, training, certifications, and opportunities to network within our industry; stay updated on code changes, industry trends, and technical tools that can be utilized in work.
• Represent the firm in a professional manner, enhancing client confidence and respect, and furthering relationships for the goal of repeat work or referrals; clients should think of you highly enough to request you, specifically, for future work.
• When opportunities arise, promote the opportunity for new work.


Qualifications

• Preferred: a bachelor’s degree in a related discipline and 3-15 years of relevant experience; alternatively, an associate degree in a related discipline with 8-15 years of experience, or no applicable education with 10-15 years of relevant experience; experience should be in a professional engineering environment.
• Engineer-in-Training (EIT) status strongly preferred.
• Proficiency with AutoCAD, Revit MEP, and other specialty-critical software, or the ability to learn those programs quickly.
• Proficiency with MS Word, Excel, and Outlook.
• Strong verbal and written organizational and communication skills.
• Ability to work on multiple projects and/or in multiple project phases simultaneously.


Salary Range

Job Type: Full-time
Salary Range: $70,000 - $140,000

 
Location

Seattle, WA

Mechanical Designer – Tempe
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Job Summary

This is a design and production role assisting engineering, project management, and other design staff to ensure that production is completed on time and within budget. Incumbents will be specialized in mechanical design/production. Dependent on experience, this role operates under limited supervision and can have significant independent discretion within the established scope of the project. While incumbents do not supervise employees, they will occasionally serve as Project Leads and mentors for junior team members.


General Responsibilities

• Prepare layouts; provide input for design proposals and drawings; and analyze and resolve design and production issues.
• Incorporate design concepts from schematic design into design development and final construction drawings; determine scale, and prepare layouts for detailing.
• Apply accepted design/drafting methods and concepts, engineering and design principles, terminology, and manufacturing materials.
• Provide recommendations for design adaptations and modifications.
• With approval from the Project Manager, incorporate decision recommendations; make decisions regarding design suitability using knowledge of specified product materials and production process.
• Stay current on and apply codes; identify alternatives allowed by code exceptions to devise engineering solutions to design challenges.
• Perform mathematical calculations using engineering formulas and analysis tools.
• Lead or participate in project coordination meetings with clients and internal project teams; initiate meetings when appropriate; plan, schedule and/or coordinate detailed phases of assigned project work; deliver presentation of project status, when appropriate.
• Coordinate as necessary across a variety of building design disciplines, including mechanical, electrical, architectural, and structural.
• Ensure that work is completed on time and within budget.
• Identify and communicate changes to design and/or scope that may impact deadlines, workloads, or assignments of the project and project budget; ensure that Project Manager/Project Lead is informed immediately of those changes.
• When assigned as Project Lead, provide timely communication and correspondence with the client.
• Contribute to the financial and logistical management of multiple projects through all design and construction phases.
• Provide technical support to other staff in areas of expertise as a trainer and mentor.
• Where project requirements dictate, determine life cycle costing, construction cost estimating, cost indexing, and project scheduling; develop fee proposals and requests for additional services when appropriate.
• Proactively pursue continued education, training, certifications, and opportunities to network within our industry; stay updated on code changes, industry trends, and technical tools that can be utilized in work.
• Represent the firm in a professional manner, enhancing client confidence and respect, and furthering relationships for the goal of repeat work or referrals; clients should think of you highly enough to request you, specifically, for future work.
• When opportunities arise, promote the opportunity for new work.


Qualifications

• Preferred: a bachelor’s degree in a related discipline and 3-15 years of relevant experience; alternatively, an associate degree in a related discipline with 8-15 years of experience, or no applicable education with 10-15 years of relevant experience; experience should be in a professional engineering environment.
• Engineer-in-Training (EIT) status strongly preferred.
• Proficiency with AutoCAD, Revit MEP, and other specialty-critical software, or the ability to learn those programs quickly.
• Proficiency with MS Word, Excel, and Outlook.
• Strong verbal and written organizational and communication skills.
• Ability to work on multiple projects and/or in multiple project phases simultaneously.


Salary Range

Job Type: Full-time
Salary Range: $70,000 - $140,000
Location: Onsite, Hybrid

 
Location

Tempe, AZ

Mechanical Engineer – Seattle
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Job Summary

This is a design and production role assisting engineering, project management, and other design staff to ensure that production is completed on time and within budget. Incumbents will be specialized in mechanical design/production. Depending on experience level, this role operates under limited supervision and can have significant independent discretion within the established scope of the project. This role also has significant responsibility for project quality control. While incumbents do not supervise employees, they will frequently serve as Project Leads and mentors for junior team members.


General Responsibilities

• Prepare layouts; provide input for design proposals and drawings; and analyze and resolve design and production issues.
• Incorporate design concepts from schematic design into design development and final construction drawings; determine scale, and prepare layouts for detailing.
• Apply accepted design/drafting methods and concepts, engineering and design principles, terminology, and manufacturing materials.
• Provide recommendations for design adaptations and modifications.
• With approval from the Project Manager, incorporate decision recommendations; make decisions regarding design suitability using knowledge of specified product materials and production process.
• Stay current on and apply codes; identify alternatives allowed by code exceptions to devise engineering solutions to design challenges.
• Perform mathematical calculations using engineering formulas and analysis tools.
• Lead or participate in project coordination meetings with clients and internal project teams; initiate meetings when appropriate; plan, schedule and/or coordinate detailed phases of assigned project work; deliver presentation of project status, when appropriate.
• Coordinate as necessary across a variety of building design disciplines, including mechanical, electrical, architectural, and structural.
• Ensure that work is completed on time and within budget.
• Identify and communicate changes to design and/or scope that may impact deadlines, workloads, or assignments of the project and project budget; ensure that Project Manager/Project Lead is informed immediately of those changes.
• When assigned as Project Lead, provide timely communication and correspondence with the client.
• Lead or contribute to the financial and logistical management of multiple projects through all design and construction phases.
• Provide technical support to other staff in areas of expertise as a trainer and mentor.
• Where project requirements dictate, determine life cycle costing, construction cost estimating, cost indexing, and project scheduling; develop fee proposals and requests for additional services when appropriate.
• Proactively pursue continued education, training, certifications, and opportunities to network within our industry; stay updated on code changes, industry trends, and technical tools that can be utilized in work.
• When required, review, stamp, and sign design documents.
• Represent the firm in a professional manner, enhancing client confidence and respect, and furthering relationships for the goal of repeat work or referrals; clients should think of you highly enough to request you, specifically, for future work.
• When opportunities arise, promote the opportunity for new work.


Qualifications

• Bachelor’s degree in engineering or closely related discipline
• Professional Engineer (PE) License
• Relevant professional or technical background with 5 – 15 years of design experience in a professional engineering environment.
• At least limited proficiency with AutoCAD, Revit MEP, and other specialty-critical software preferred.
• Proficiency with MS Word, Excel, and Outlook.
• Strong verbal and written organizational and communication skills.
• Ability to work on multiple projects and/or in multiple project phases simultaneously.


Salary Range

Job Type: Full-time
Salary Range: Exempt $90,000 - $150,000

 
Location

Seattle, WA

Sustainability Consultant
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Job Summary

Säzän Consulting Services (SCS) Team is seeking a dynamic, experienced, multi-tasking thought leader to join our multi-disciplinary team as a Senior Sustainability Consultant.


General Responsibilities

• Lead sustainability consulting services for complex projects from planning through post-occupancy. Many projects are pursuing green building certifications such as Evergreen Standard, LEED, Energy Star, Green Globes, WELL Building, ZNE and the Living.
• Many clients, while not pursuing any sustainability protocol certification, are still interested in “doing the right thing.” Such clients require a unique, customized approach to establishing performance criteria relative to minimizing ecological impacts and optimizing systems performance and building occupant health, safety, and comfort.
• With the guidance and support of senior staff, collaborate with owners and design teams to develop building strategies, track and report certification status, and drive certification to the finish line.
• Analyze and prepare technical calculations related to the water use, energy use, air quality systems, waste management, etc.
• Independently manage project deadlines and work schedule. Manage your time to stay on track with billable activities, within project budgets and time allocations, and project prioritizations.
• Manage delegation and mentorship with junior staff members.
• Contribute to marketing efforts to grow SCS Team’s industry leadership.
• Contribute to fiscal management of projects.
• Develop leadership skills and experience in anticipation of future leadership position.
• Pursue relevant specialties, continuing education, additional credentials with support of the SCS Team.


Qualifications

• Position requires 7-10 years of related professional experience in the building industry.
• BA/BS in Architecture, Engineering, Construction, Environmental Studies, Business Administration, or equivalent training and experience.
• LEED BD&C, EBOM, and/or WELL AP minimum required.
• Exceptional ability to convey complex topics to many audiences verbally, in writing, and electronically.
• You are experienced and knowledgeable in the subject matter. Your work style is disciplined and organized. You are resilient and positive in a bustling professional environment.
• You are proficient with common software technology tools used in the profession and can learn new tricks.

Physical Requirements

The employee will likely be required to sit at a desk and look at computer monitors for much of the day. Occasional lifting of up to 25 pounds may also be required. During site visits, it is possible that the employee would be engaged in the following activities:

• Long periods of standing or walking.
• Intensive stair climbing.
• Climbing vertical or freestanding ladders, holding on to the top rung with one hand and lifting a ceiling tile or opening the roof hatch with the other, while carrying flashlights, tools, drawings, a camera, and/or other items.
• Crawling over and under ductwork and piping in very cramped equipment utility rooms and mechanical mezzanines.
• Using tools to open equipment access doors.
• Walking on roofs, catwalks, and over parapets.
• Looking at details at very close or far distances.
• Listening and communicating in a loud environment.
• Using computers or other electronic devices away from a desk.


Salary Range

Job Type: Full-time
Salary Range: $80,000 - $100,000 depending upon experience.
Location: Onsite – Seattle, WA 98101

Benefits

• 401(k)
• 401(k) matching
• Dental insurance
• Employee assistance program
• Health insurance
• Health savings account
• Life insurance
• Paid time off
• Referral program
• Vision insurance
• Bonus Pay

Job duties listed are not intended to encompass full scope of position. The employee will be expected to perform other job-related duties as required. The Company reserves the right to add to or revise an employee’s position scope at any time.

Sazan Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin. Sazan Group participates in E-Verify. VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

 
Location

Seattle, WA