Agarabi Engineering looking to hire a Mechanical Engineer in NYC, refer details to submit job application at Agarabi Engineering.

Company : Agarabi Engineering, PLLC | NYC WBE  

Location : New York City Metropolitan Area

Employment type : Full-time

About Agarabi Engineering, PLLC 

Agarabi Engineering, PLLC, is a woman-owned, NYS-licensed, Brooklyn-based mechanical engineering firm focused on the energy efficiency and decarbonization of buildings in the NYC Metro Area. We are seeking a mechanical engineer, energy engineer, or building system controls engineer with 4-6 years of experience for full time hire with immediate to 2-month-delayed start. 

We are a small, fast-growing team in a dynamic, mission-driven industry providing considerable opportunity for employee growth and advancement. This position is ideal for a candidate who is a creative problem solver, a strong communicator, detail-oriented, and self-motivated. A passion for mitigating climate change and optimizing building performance is required. 

The new hire will assist with or lead projects in the following services categories: 

  1. Energy auditing, decarbonization road-mapping, and capital planning 
  2. Analysis of utility bills and operations and maintenance logs, comparing them to those of similar buildings 
  3. Visual inspection of building HVAC systems and enclosure 
  4. Identification of possible building upgrades to reduce energy use and carbon emissions or improve facility operations and tenant health and safety.  
  5. Development of cost/savings analysis and calculations to support recommendations  
  6. Maintenance of excel for above information, maintenance of notes from site visits 
  7. Drafting and editing technical and non-technical reports for client and stakeholder review  
  8. Commissioning, including new construction and retro-commissioning, for energy code or LEED 
  9. Review of construction documents and generation of recommendations to improve constructability, indoor air quality, energy efficiency, and operations 
  10. Review of submittals, code requirements, and development of testing plans 
  11. Inspection of installations of building equipment 
  12. Review and performance of terminal unit pre-functional and functional testing 
  13. Documentation of review comments and inspection findings in issues logs and memos 
  14. HVAC design, especially of all-electric systems, using CAD and/or Revit 
  15. HVAC troubleshooting, O&M planning, and general energy efficiency consulting 
  16. Local law and state or utility project compliance 

This is a hybrid role requiring residency in the New York Metro Area. We expect 20% of time to be spent on-site during the summer, spring, and fall and 40% of time to be spent on-site during heating season. For sites that require PPE or COVID screening, employer will facilitate access to applicable testing or equipment. Remote or in-person work is left to employee discretion. 

Some of our past and current projects in the above service categories include: 

  1. LEED Fundamental and Enhanced Commissioning for highly visible corporate HQ in Times Square 
  2. New construction commissioning of a 2-story health clinic inside an affordable multifamily building in the Bronx 
  3. All-electric HVAC Design via HPD-NYSERDA Pilot Program for HVAC Electrification in Harlem 
  4. Campus-wide heating system design for 28-acre State Park in Harlem  
  5. Energy master plan for historic, landmarked school campus in Brooklyn Heights 
  6. Integrated Physical Needs Assessment with 15-year capital plan for numerous HPD-supported buildings, including a supportive housing facility for those living with HIV/AIDS and a supportive housing facility for those formerly experiencing homelessness 
  7. Troubleshooting, O&M planning, and heating system design for low-income housing cooperative portfolio in Manhattan 
  8. IR scan and enclosure efficiency report for large museum on Upper West Side 

Required knowledge, skills, and qualifications: 

  1. Bachelor’s degree in engineering or related STEM field (or working towards with known graduation date prior to start date) 
  2. At least one of the following: Master’s degree, PE, CEM, CEA, BCxP, CMVP, Passive House Consultant, LEED AP/O+M, or equivalent 
  3. 4-6 years relevant work experience 
  4. Familiarity with energy code and/or ASHRAE standards 
  5. Demonstrable experience with support of at least 1 of the above service categories. Experience can be during a prior job, an internship, coursework/outside certifications.
  6. Strong proficiency in full MS Office suite, including Teams, Sharepoint, Onedrive, etc. 

Preferred knowledge, skills, and qualifications: 

  1. Demonstrable experience with support of at least 2 of the above service categories 
  2. Demonstrable project management skills, certifications, or experience 
  3. At least one of the following: Master’s degree, PE, CEM, CEA, BCxP, CMVP, Passive House, LEED AP/O+M, EPA 608 Certification, RSOE, or equivalent 
  4. Working proficiency in energy modeling 
  5. Familiarity with LEED rating systems 
  6. Familiarity with energy code and/or ASHRAE standards 
  7. Familiarity with Facility Grid, Procore or other cloud-based software platforms

Benefits and Compensation: 

We offer a full benefits package, including health benefits, 3-weeks PTO, unlimited sick leave, and travel/other relevant expense reimbursement. 

Salary range will be $75,000-90,000, commensurate with experience and qualifications. 

Submit application : Mechanical Engineer