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2021-22

Junior Engineering Designer at McKinley Architecture and Engineering

In its third decade of service, McKinley Architecture and Engineering is a full-service architectural and engineering firm that designs educational, commercial/retail, industrial, warehouse, governmental and institutional buildings.

In its third decade of service, McKinley Architecture and Engineering is a full-service architectural and engineering firm that designs educational, commercial/retail, industrial, warehouse, governmental and institutional buildings.

Position Title:

Junior Engineering Designer

Reports To:
  • Director of Engineering Services (primary)
  • Project Manager (secondary)
Job Description Summary:

The Engineering Designer will use AutoCAD and Revit to produce drawings for a variety of projects, and support project managers and design staff as needed.

Position Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree (preferred)
  • Experience/proficiency in design skills in Autodesk products and other computer-aided design software
  • 2-5 years of experience working at an engineering or design firm (preferred)
  • A strong technical background in a variety of different building engineering systems
  • Able to ideate quickly and communicate using verbal, hand sketches, 2D computer drawings, and 3D models
Job/Office Location:

Wheeling Office

Pay Classification:

Non-Exempt

Physical Demands of Position:

Sedentary/Light

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Work closely with design and technical teams, including project manager, project engineers, and project architects, while supporting or leading the development of design deliverables
  • Understand and apply the requirements of building codes and industry standards
  • Coordinate heating and cooling load calculations
  • Identify and communicate design discrepancies and make appropriate modifications or suggestions for their resolve
  • Interpret architectural design drawings and produce engineering construction drawings
  • Produce plans, sections, elevations, and details to convey engineering design intent
  • Interface with clients, attend client interviews, assist in preparation of proposals, estimate manhours, and use project workflow documents
  • Perform other duties as assigned by direct supervisor, project manager, or member of the MKA leadership team