Job title: Mechanical Department Manager
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Location: Atlanta, GA
  • Building and Construction
  • Engineering - Design/Build
Salary type: Annual
Salary: Negotiable
Job published: 30-09-2019
Job ID: 32473

Job Description

Mechanical Department Manager – Atlanta, GA

Job Title: Mechanical Department Manager      
Location: Atlanta, GA
Basic Salary: $110-135k

Industry Focus: Retail, Residential and Institutional


Harrison Frazer is looking to speak to candidates in the Atlanta area with at least 10+ years’ experience in the mechanical engineering field with 3/4 years management experience. This candidate must have experience with building design.

The unique opportunity for a Mechanical Department Manager is in their Atlanta office. With offices in Atlanta, Charlotte, Jacksonville and Raleigh, the firm have assembled an exceptional team of professionals who provide engineering expertise to the architectural and construction community in the fields of structural, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and fire protection engineering design.

 In the Mechanical Department Manager role, you will have the opportunity to lead an established group of design professionals in an established office in Atlanta. Your role will be to promote and assure quality on all mechanical projects and work performed by your Mechanical Department. This will include assigning department personnel to project teams, assisting in or leading in the development of fee and scope proposals, and determining labor, resource, and financial needs of the Mechanical Department. The role also includes budgeting for the Mechanical Department during their firm annual budget preparation and overseeing expenditures of the Mechanical Department.



• Provide leadership to the office’s Mechanical Engineering Department

• Help grow the office’s Mechanical Engineering Department

• Lead teams on selected projects, serving as the client’s main point of contact for the engineering team

• Provide oversight of mechanical engineering projects

• Provide specification and design of HVAC, plumbing, and fire protection systems for architectural projects within defined budgets

• Maintain and foster relationships with clients



• Experience with a focus on:

  • Client Satisfaction
  • Quality
  • Financial Accountability
  • Leading and managing a technical staff
  • Managing architectural projects

• 10+ years of experience in the design of buildings and related projects

• Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from an ABET-Accredited University

• Registered Mechanical Engineer in the state of Georgia

• Experience in the design of HVAC systems, including VRF system design, hydronic piping systems, central plants, building automation, medical gas, plumbing, and fire protection systems for various types of projects including commercial,   industrial, institutional, healthcare and residential construction

• Energy modelling experience


• Experience with AutoCAD and Revit



• LEED AP accreditation

• Commissioning Certification

• Experience using Bluebeam