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Bowman, Foster and Associates (BFA) is seeking an energetic and motivated staff to join our mechanical, electrical, and plumbing consulting engineering firm. Our established organization has been providing engineering services in the mid-Atlantic area, and throughout the country and world, for 60 years and continues to grow and provide valued M/E/P services to architects, constructors, local/federal governments, and healthcare clients. Our small, yet agile company, provides a company culture where employees are first. This is further highlighted with our 100% employer-provided health benefits, 3%+ safe harbor 401K annually regardless of contribution, paid vacation, and much more. Bowman, Foster & Associates is located in beautiful Hampton Roads, Virginia on the border of Norfolk and Virginia Beach, VA. Our wonderful city has been named and ranked as the “best big city to live in” by WalletHub since 2008 including holding the prestigious #1 spot in their 2019 study, beating out 62 other cities such as Austin, TX, Seattle, WA, San Diego, New York and many, many more.

Please send your cover letter and resume to jobs@bfa-eng.com

Mechanical

Senior Mechanical Engineer
(Plumbing & HVAC)

Bowman, Foster and Associates, Inc. (BFA) is seeking an energetic and motivated Senior Mechanical Engineer to lead our Mechanical Department.

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Licensed Professional Engineer (P.E.)
  • 10+ Years of HVAC Design Experience
  • 5+ Years of leadership experience managing a mechanical engineering team
  • Excellent verbal, written, computer, technical data, spreadsheet, and presentation communication and organizational skills

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • LEED, Green Globes, CPD, CEM or other industry credentials
  • Proficiency in the following computer applications:
    • AutoCAD 2022
    • Autodesk Revit
    • Tran Trace 3D Plus
    • MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Manage and complete multiple tasks in a timely, cost-effective manner
  • Provide guidance, support, and mentorship to the professionals within the department to ensure production of the highest quality of work product in the most efficient manner while developing best practices to standardize and improve quality and efficiency within the department
  • Provide regular performance feedback and annual merit reviews to the design team
  • Technical coordination and communication within the department, as well as between other departments, Project Managers, and leadership
  • Oversee the technical accuracy of the work product by defining and implementing the design concept, leading the development, actively reviewing work products for accuracy and completeness during design, and taking responsibility for overall quality of design and construction documents
  • Perform peer reviews of other professionals’ work within their discipline as well as be in responsible charge of work by sealing construction documents as a licensed P.E. for most of the projects within the department
  • Interface with vendors to accomplish equipment sizing, hydronic piping system design and selection of mechanical equipment
  • Perform site observations, studies, and write technical reports
  • Review, edit, and develop project specifications specific to their discipline
  • Assist Project Managers in developing proposals by providing hours, sheet count, scope of work, project strategy and constraints, and appropriate clarifications and exclusions
  • Prepare RFP’s for subconsultants, 3rd party resources or any other specialty consultants needed to fulfill project design and permitting requirements
  • Attend and participate in Local, Regional and National Organizations that are involved in the development of the profession or the regulatory guidelines that form the framework of the practice
  • Along with the Engineering Manager, participate in workload leveling and coordination, as well as share leadership responsibilities with other Department Managers for developing standards and best practices
  • Assist in the growth and development of the organization and business by participating in marketing, proposal development and managing projects, as well as being actively engaged in the recruitment process to identify and engage candidates for employment

Salary:

Starting at $105,165+ per year based on experience level

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Relocation assistance (negotiable)
  • Vision insurance

The job will involve travel and on-site work to perform fieldwork. Bowman, Foster & Associates, Inc. (BFA) is a Small Business consulting engineering firm providing services throughout the United States and a variety of locations abroad for over 59 years. We perform a wide range of mechanical and electrical engineering services. We routinely manage multi-discipline projects/contracts in which BFA partners with Architects and other engineering disciplines to effectively provide full E/A design services under a single contract and project management. We invite you to visit us online at https://www.bfa-eng.com for additional information.

Bowman, Foster & Associates is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Candidates should be authorized to work in the United States.

Electrical

EIT/PE Electrical Engineer
(Lighting & Power Distribution)

Bowman, Foster and Associates is seeking an energetic, highly motivated electrical engineer. EIT designation is required, the ability to obtain a PE license within 12 months is preferred. The applicant should have a minimum of 3 years’ experience in electrical design for government, healthcare, commercial and industrial type facilities. Knowledge and application of lighting and controls (interior and exterior), power distribution (interior and exterior), and telecommunications systems are required.

This position would offer the ability to not only perform complete electrical designs from the ground up but also exposure to project management duties if desired.

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 3+ Years of Electrical Design Experience
  • EIT or higher designation

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • SKM Power Tools Software
  • Visual Lighting Software
  • RCDD, LEED, Green Globes, CPD, CEM or other industry credentials
  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD 2018+ is desired
  • Experience with AutoDesk REVIT is a plus

      The job will involve travel and on-site work to perform fieldwork. Bowman, Foster & Associates, Inc. (BFA) is a Small Business consulting engineering firm providing services throughout the United States and a variety of locations abroad for over 60 years. We perform a wide range of mechanical and electrical engineering services. We routinely manage multi-discipline projects/contracts in which BFA partners with Architects and other engineering disciplines to effectively provide full E/A design services under a single contract and project management. We invite you to visit us online at https://www.bfa-eng.com for additional information.

      Bowman, Foster & Associates is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Candidates should be authorized to work in the United States.

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