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Taitem Engineering

Mechanical Engineer - MEP Design | Location: Ithaca, NY

Taitem Engineering has an opportunity for an engineer with expertise in energy-efficient HVAC design and with knowledge of electrical systems. The successful candidate will work in Taitem’s thriving Design Department, focusing on HVAC and electrical design for both new and existing buildings, and will also contribute to other design projects, as part of our MEP+S team.

Taitem is a progressive consulting firm based in beautiful Ithaca, New York. Founded in 1989, Taitem was recently named one of Central New York's best places to work by CNY Business Journal. Taitem is a mission-driven B-Corporation, committed to the “triple bottom line” of people, planet, and profit. Taitem is known for its high-quality work in designing and supporting sustainable, high-performing buildings. “Taitem” stands for “technology as if the earth mattered,” reflecting the firm’s commitment to the environment. Flexible schedules, family-friendly policies, and support for excellence make Taitem a life-sustaining place to work.

  • Proficiency in AutoDesk Revit and AutoCAD
  • Experience working independently on complex projects
  • Engineering Degree
  • Five years in a comparable position
  • Demonstrated ability to manage projects
  • Ability and willingness to mentor junior engineers
  • Strong knowledge of building codes, esp. for New York State
  • Ability to communicate clearly and expertly with peers and clients
  • New York Professional Engineer license or eligibility
  • Knowledge of mechanical and electrical design for buildings
  • Experience with energy-efficient technologies and sustainable design principles

The recruiting range for this position is competitive and depends on the skills and experience of the applicant. This is a full-time benefits-eligible position. Benefits include medical and dental insurance, paid time off, professional development funds, and an employee assistance program.

  • Taitem Engineering is committed to creating a diverse workplace and encourages applications from women and people of color.
    Taitem Engineering, PC is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any classification protected by federal, state, or local law.

    Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
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Senior Mechanical Engineer - Buildings

Our Buildings practice keeps people at its heart, recognizing that our shared journey forward is shaped by the meaningful and responsive places we design. From iconic designs to monumental groundbreakings, join us to bring transformational building solutions to life. Every day we apply our expertise, creativity, and passion to propel communities into the future-join us!

  • Preparation of specific project proposals and resulting contracts, project implementation plans, resource planning, quality control and design review, project team review and coordination, client and financial management.
  • May assist as Mechanical Engineering Lead overseeing the engineering & design of plumbing / fire protection / HVAC and other mechanical systems for new and renovated buildings.
  • Mechanical engineering ‐ Actual designs including the completion of code reviews, preparation of the basis of design, system calculations, mark‐up of drawings, specification preparation, field investigations, construction estimating and site inspections and other such design as required to execute the mechanical construction for new or renovated buildings.
  • May perform Project Manager duties as needed.
  • Some travel to site locations or other Stantec offices may be required.
  • Registered PE in the state of New York desired, registration in other states a plus.
  • Must have strong Mechanical Engineering skills in the area of Plumbing, Fire Protection, HVAC and related mechanical systemsd.
  • Prior management experience is a plus.
  • Prior consulting engineering experience is required.
  • Experience using AutoCAD, Revit, Trane Trace or eQuest is a plus.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with team members and clients Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering.
  • A minimum of 8 – 12 years' experience is required.
  • This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

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