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Mechanical Engineer (5-10 years)

Coffman Engineers, Inc.
Honolulu, HI
  • Posted: July 29, 2022
  • Full-Time
Company Description

At Coffman Engineers, we serve as both prime consultant and sub consultant on projects large and small, including commercial, retail, institutional, government, industrial, and project/construction management. Incorporated in 1979, we have employees in 20 locations serving clients across the United States and overseas.

To meet client objectives and to integrate our many disciplines, we can create teams comprised of civil, structural, mechanical, electrical, fire protection, and corrosion control, as well as project/construction managers and professionals in a variety of specialty services. This ability has made us a leader in the engineering and construction communities, and has strengthened our reputation as being progressive, innovative, and a great place to work.

Job Description

Coffman Engineers has been making a positive impact in the communities where we have worked for 43 years. Our unique cultural balance of challenging projects and lively staff engagement has set us apart as a leading multidiscipline consulting engineering firm across the US. At Coffman Engineers, we serve as both prime consultant and sub consultant on projects large and small. Incorporated in 1979, we have employees in more than 20 office locations serving clients across the United States and overseas.

Our Honolulu office is growing and we're looking for a Mechanical Engineer who is passionate about their craft and is looking for an environment that promotes professional growth. We are seeking a self-motivated individual with five to ten years of experience who has experience in the design of HVAC, piping and plumbing systems for government, healthcare, commercial, retail, educational, and industrial facilities.

  • BS in Mechanical Engineering or BS in Architectural Engineering from an accredited college
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in HVAC and plumbing engineering with strong consulting firm background preferred
  • EIT required
  • U.S. Citizenship required
  • Registration as a Professional Engineer (PE); Hawaii registration preferred
  • Familiarity with relevant codes: mechanical, energy, plumbing and building.
  • Experience in piping and ductwork systems design, design of air distribution systems, design of hydronic systems, design and layout of fan rooms and mechanical rooms, chilled and hot water systems, constant volume and variable air volume systems, automatic temperature controls systems including direct digital controls systems.
  • Experience with performing HVAC calculations and analysis using standard industry programs (i.e. Carrier HAP)
  • Working knowledge of the LEED rating system, or other green rating systems
  • Write/ edit mechanical specifications
  • Able to travel.
  • Able to work independently and/or as part of a team
  • Experience with AutoCAD and Revit
  • Experience in project managing inter-disciplinary projects and project teams preferred.
  • Commissioning experience preferred
  • Previous federal project experience preferred
  • Well organized, self-directed work habits with a demonstrated ability to prioritize and schedule tasks managing multiple projects simultaneously in a dynamic environment.
  • Very strong communication skills, spoken and written; good presentation skills (essential). Must be able to prepare written reports and deliver results in a clear manner to technical or non-technical audience

This position is not eligible for sponsorship.

Additional Information

COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates

At this time, Coffman Engineers is subject to various state and client COVID-19 vaccination mandates in order to work on certain projects. In addition, there are two federal mandates pending which are under review by the United States legal system. If either mandate is implemented, it would impact Coffman employees.

Therefore, we will ask you about your COVID-19 vaccination status upon hire. If you choose not to be vaccinated for COVID-19, or request and are denied a medical or religious exemption, or we are unable to accommodate you even with an approved exemption, or you do not wish to inform us of your COVID-19 vaccination status, our ability to continue your employment may be impacted.

Thank you for your patience and understanding during this time of transition in our country. If you have any questions about these mandates or any other questions generated by this message, please contact the HR Representative with whom you have been working.

Why Work at Coffman?
You could choose to work anywhere, so why work at Coffman Engineers? Because we believe our culture of excellence, unique business model, and employees set us apart. Simply stated, we are a group of creative, high-performing people who like working together and who believe that what we do makes a difference. Employees say it feels like working with a group of friends in a small office while enjoying the benefits and perks of working for a large firm. Our culture isn't the only thing that makes us different, but it drives everything we do.

Coffman offers comprehensive benefits, a flexible PTO program, supportive office environment, professional development opportunities, and regular employee activities (breakfast, wellness activities BBQs, and various social and community activities). But the best part of working at Coffman is being in an environment that allows you to be yourself, be respected, and work alongside other intelligent, motivated people, while you impact the built environment around you!

Don't take our word for it. Check out what others are saying:

Coffman At A Glance:
  • 43 years in business
  • 650+ employees serving clients throughout the U.S. and overseas from more than 20 locations
  • Multi-discipline engineering services plus corrosion control, commissioning and project/construction management
  • #27 Top 80 Engineering Firms, Building Design+Construction, 2019
  • #29 Zweig Group Hot Firm List, Zweig Group, 2021
  • #157 Top 500 Design Firms, Engineering News-Record, 2022
  • #1 Hawaii's Healthiest Employers, Healthiest Employers, 2020

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This position is direct with Coffman Engineers; we are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer of Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled individuals.

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Coffman Engineers, Inc.


745 Fort Street

Honolulu, HI
96813 USA



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