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Mechanical/Piping Engineer  Pittsburgh, PA  Posted: 6/5/2024
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Technical Solutions Inc. is currently seeking a Mechanical/Piping Engineer for our client, a local Pittsburgh engineering consultant.
Job Purpose:
The primary purpose of this position is to perform calculations to size and specify mechanical equipment, piping, ductwork, and HVAC equipment related to the Biogas Industry, District Energy Systems, and other Process Industries, to create contract drawings and specifications. Support construction activities related to the contract drawings and specifications in the form of performing equipment submittal reviews and answering contractor's request for information prior to and during construction.
Position Summary:
The Mechanical/Piping Engineer I - III is a junior to mid-level position for a degreed engineer working under the direct supervisor of an Engineer IV or Department Manager.  Among the essential duties are to participate in training experiences, learn new skills, and to demonstrate increasing proficiency and expertise with the Essential Duties listed below.  Years of experience do not guarantee promotion to a higher level, rather mastery of engineering skills will determine progression to a higher level.
Essential Duties:
  • Perform assignments to develop professional knowledge and abilities in support of a project team.
  • Develop skills with internet searches, excel spreadsheets, and data mining.
  • Perform hydronic system pressure drop calculations and pump selections
  • Perform heat and mass balances calculations.
  • Edit piping, valve and insulation specifications specific to each project.
  • Perform duct static pressure drop calculations, fan sizing, and duct sizing.  Perform heating and cooling load calculations.
  • Develop working knowledge of ASHRAE Manuals, and the ACGIH Industrial Ventilation Manual.
  • Develop working knowledge of ASME piping and pressure vessel codes, ASTM and other industry standards.  
  • Prepare specifications and technical reports requiring review and oversight of Engineer IV or Department Manager.
  • Support designers.
  • Possess a willingness to learn Caesar II Pipe Stress Analysis if not already proficient 
  • Perform additional duties as assigned.

Job Requirements


Education/Certification Requirements:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • E.I.T. Certification preferred
Experience and Skill Requirements:
  • Prior experience in the engineering field preferred
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
  • Knowledge of mechanical equipment and piping design
Technical Solutions Inc. provides a wide range of staffing services throughout Western Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia. Simplify the job search process by letting us do all the work! With 30 years of expertise, we have the resources, techniques and insights to guide your job search. Our staff will work with you one-on-one to understand your needs and discuss your options. We can even send your resume to multiple job openings that you are a fit for, giving you opportunities to choose from. We reach out to hiring managers for feedback, coordinate and schedule interviews, and advocate on your behalf so that you get the best offer possible. At TSI, we genuinely care about our employees and want to see you succeed. No candidate is ever promised something we do not deliver. The best part is that there are no fees or cost for any of our services. For more information on our company and to view all of our exciting job opportunities, please visit or give us a call at 724-733-2100.


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