Mechanical engineer

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Job description

Mechanical Engineer

Full Time

Hybrid Position, Remote office work with on-site fieldwork

Palm Beach
County Area


About Formica & Associates 

 Formica & Associates has been providing MEP consulting services to the building and architectural industries nationwide for over 40 years. The firm is built on a commitment to delivering high-quality designs on time, utilizing the latest trends in the industry. Formica & Associates works on a variety of different types of projects including:


  • Luxury Residential
  • Restaurants
  • Retail
  • Office Space
  • Municipal and Government Projects
  • Places Of Worship
  • Educational Facilities
  • Multi-Family
  • Industrial
  • Medical Centers and More


Position Summary:

This position is for an MEP mechanical engineer in the AEC industry. Our desired candidate will perform calculations, design systems, handle equipment selections, take care of reports, progress submittals, and BIM instructions for their project.

This is to ensure project completeness and accuracy within the allocated period and monetary budget. The above-mentioned duties are performed in accordance with current code editions along with Formica & Associates design standards. Additionally, our desired candidate will communicate and coordinate with other mechanical staff to
produce drawings as needed and work with other trade team members ensuring quality and cohesiveness.

Principle Duties/Responsibilities:
  • Design portions of a project related to mechanical systems according to code and F&A standards to produce construction drawings for permitting purposes.
  • Research resources for commercially available equipment.
  • Provide good client relations, project design notebook, and provide documentation for permanent record files.
  • Coordinating design and schedule with other disciplines such as architectural, structural, electrical, technology, clerical, and equipment suppliers.
  • Documenting design decisions, meetings, and instructions from clients promptly while monitoring project design progress.
  • Review design methods, procedures, changes in scope, and client correspondence with the Lead Engineer.
  • Review all drawings to ensure technical accuracy and continuity prior to signing and sealing documents for permit submission.
  • Assist with training junior staff.
  • Assist with creating project checklists to ensure standards are being met.
  • Other duties assigned by the employer.


Key Requirements/Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering.
  • Minimum 6 years of USA-based experience in the AEC industry.
  • Must be located or willing to locate to the south Florida region. This position
    will require site visits to projects and/or in-person meetings with clients on an irregular basis.
  • Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in the  production of precision technical plans and drawings for use in permitting and
    construction in the AEC industry.
  • Skill in the use of Autodesk Revit software is preferred. Also, AutoCAD software, Bluebeam, Trane Trace, Energy Gauge, and Microsoft Office. All
    drawings produced within the firm are exclusively in Revit.
  • Ability to clearly communicate in both oral and written English with individuals or groups.
  • This position requires the candidate to be a US citizen.


Why Join the Formica & Associates Team

Formica & Associates was recently awarded Consulting Firm of the Year by the AIA Palm Beach County Chapter. This award demonstrates the commitment of the F&A team to produce quality designs and solutions for all of our clients. As a woman-owned business, F&A believes in empowering women in the workplace. 

At F&A teamwork is of utmost importance. We all win or lose as a team, and therefore we work as a team to ensure everyone has what they need to be successful. Due to this, we are looking for team members who are high-energy, collaborative, skillful at their trade, love their profession, and looking to grow in this face-paced and demanding industry. We work hard but have fun while doing so. 

At F&A you’ll avoid the rush hour commute each day since all standard office work is 100% remote from home. We also allow a semi-flexible schedule to accommodate team members.  

F&A offers a competitive salary, 401k matching program, and generous healthcare package. We provide a total of 15 days paid time off (PTO) annually in addition to 7 holidays when the office is closed.  


Applying To Formica & Associates

If Formica & Associates seems like a fit for you, please send your resume to [email protected] so that a team member may evaluate it. We look forward to hearing from you, have a great day!