Mechanical Designer/Drafter

Job Description

LAN Associates Engineering, Planning, Architecture, Surveying, Inc., (“LAN”) is a mid-sized, multi-disciplined architectural and engineering firm. We are seeking a focused and collaborative Mechanical Designer to join our team. In this exciting role, you will be expected to give input and assistance in helping the Mechanical Engineering department meet the requirements of our projects and clients.  The ideal candidate should be experienced in managing several deadlines and know how to successfully collaborate with other consultants and departments to meet project needs. 

LAN Associates employs over 90 architects, engineers, surveyors, project managers, environmental professionals, construction professionals and support staff in four offices across three states. The firm has more than 56 years of experience in the planning, engineering, and construction of a wide range of projects. LAN offers a competitive salary and a premiere benefits package.

Qualification Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or Drafting Technology or related field with a minimum of 2 years of relevant experience
  • 1-3+ years of experience in drafting of HVAC & Plumbing systems
  • Basic knowledge of Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD and Revit
  • Self-motivated, engaged, team-oriented, and strategic thinker with the ability to work independently under minimal supervision
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong ability to multi-task and manage multiple projects at a time
  • Possession of valid driver’s license and reliable transportation
 

Preferred Experience:

  • Load Calculation software knowledge, i.e. Trane Trace 3D, Carrier HAP
  • Previous internship and/or related consulting experience preferred
  • Knowledge of all applicable codes and standards
  • Experience with public /private commercial, educational, and institutional projects
  • Report writing and energy analysis
  • Knowledge of public bidding procedures; NJDOE, NJSDA, DPMC, DMAVA
  • Plumbing and Sprinkler design knowledge a plus
 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Create and modify AutoCAD & REVIT files for mechanical and plumbing projects to create technical drawings for building construction
  • Visit buildings and job sites to survey and document (hand sketch) existing conditions
  • Prepare accurate drawings using AutoCAD and/or REVIT from sketches after visiting job sites
  • Assist/perform job site observations as necessary
  • Able to communicate effectively orally and in writing with coworkers, consultants, and clients throughout all phases of the building project
  • Ability to plan, organize, and prioritize multiple assignments without direct supervision
  • Competency to prioritize effectively and adjust work accordingly to meet deadlines
  • Understanding of construction administration processes or exhibit willingness to learn related responsibilities including shop drawing review, response to construction RFIs, and coordination with contractors
  • Perform other related duties, as assigned

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