Mechanical Engineering – Department Manager

Mechanical Engineering – Department Manager


Melville, New York

Employment Type



Architecture, Energy, Engineering & Construction

Job ID




Our client, a leading architectural, engineering, and environmental consulting firm is seeking a Department Manager in Melville, NY


The ideal candidate would be a dynamic professional engineer to direct projects, manage client relations, and develop/manage the Mechanical team (at various levels) on overall HVAC design/project
management responsibilities.

Job Description:

Salary : $135000 - $175000


Job Responsibilities

  • Direct and manage the Mechanical Engineering department, which includes overseeing staff workload and ensuring the timely completion of all Mechanical/HVAC projects in coordination of
    other MEP teams and disciplines within the firm.
  • Reviews and approves scopes, budgets and schedules for assignments; assess overall project and financial performance.
  • Project supervision and coordination with other engineering and architecture departments within the firm.
  • Preparation of construction drawings and specifications for public and private bidding.
  • Client relationship building; communicate with clients in support and coordination of all project
  • Technical leadership, production and scheduling, quality control and cost proposals.
  • Participate in possible business development initiatives and efforts.
  • Nurture client relationships, which include attending meetings, answering questions and/or
    providing resolutions to problems/issues that may arise.
  • Lead/Attend project meetings pertaining to construction administration; review contractor submissions and provide feedback and clarification when needed.
  • Other functions/duties as assigned to grow, enhance and lead the Mechanical Engineering team
    and MEP discipline

Job Requirements:

Education and Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering or related discipline.
  • Professional Engineer license required.
  • 20+ years of overall MEP experience, with strong focus on HVAC projects, in a consulting firm; must have at least 10 years devoted to project management and development/oversight of staff.
  • Must have prior experience working with local municipalities/government agencies.
  • Demonstrated technical leadership and management skills
  • Demonstrated ability to manage and lead Mechanical/HVAC staff at various levels.
  • Ability to manage and prioritize Mechanical projects of various complexity levels; demonstrated ability to effectively develop, grow, and enhance client relationships.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills.




Contact Details:

Ralph Marra

Senior Executive Recruiter

Executive Alliance

(631) 637-4620