Mechanical Engineer - Entry Level

Job Title:   Mechanical Engineer - Entry Level 
Posted:   2/8/2019 
Location:   West Des Moines, IA 
Job Posting #:   1438 

Shive-Hattery's West Des Moines office has an opening for an entry level mechanical engineer with zero to one year of experience. Prior intern experience in HVAC and building systems a plus but not required.


  • Bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering or Architectural Engineering with an HVAC emphasis.
  • Experienced in 3D modeling, Revit preferred. Experience with Microsoft Word and Excel is desired.
  • Must be able to collaborate with other team members and have good interpersonal skills.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively, orally and in writing.


  • Work in a team setting with other mechanical team members and disciplines such as electrical, structural, architectural and civil.
  • Work on a variety of mechanical projects across our market sectors. Common projects include government facilities, healthcare, industrial, commercial and education facilities.
  • Produce construction drawings using Revit 3D modeling software.
  • Assist with mechanical design for building systems including HVAC, plumbing, piping and fire protection.
  • Visit project sites to assist with measuring, data collection and construction observation duties.
  • Manage time and workload effectively which includes planning, organizing and prioritizing with attention to detail.
  • Work under the supervision and mentoring of mechanical engineers and designers.

Shive-Hattery offers outstanding benefits, a sound compensation package and extensive professional development opportunities.

Shive-Hattery is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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