Senior Designer - Mechanical at The Haskell Company in Jacksonville, Florida

Posted in Other 8 days ago.

Job Description:


Haskell is seeking a Senior Designer - Mechanical to join our growing team in Jacksonville, FL!

As a Senior Designer, this individual will perform detailing and analysis either independently or under the supervision of a licensed professional working on HVAC and utility design projects.

The Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) Group at Haskell supports core markets throughout the U.S., as well as Mexico and the Asia Pacific Region. Providing architecture, engineering and construction for over 55 years in the food and beverage, consumer products, and beer, wine and spirits markets, we work closely with many Fortune 500 companies providing our industry knowledge and expertise. Our CPG team is a melting pot of industry-leading experts and diverse, knowledgeable and experienced team members who work together to provide the best solutions to our clients. By joining the CPG team, you will become a part of a close-knit family ready to support each other and our clients. We offer a unique opportunity to build your skills, provide knowledge and create things that matter.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Application of Knowledge of Building Systems (Conceptual Design):

    • Works with Mechanical Engineer to ensure understanding and compliance with owner's building program requirements and facility or incorporate standards related to mechanical and plumbing systems design.

    • Learns to confirm and review applicable codes and standards.

    • Given the scope of design services, the owner's building program and facility standards, building code research and relevant industry standards, works with the Mechanical Engineer to establish and document the mechanical and plumbing systems basis of design and in doing so provide clarification, qualifications and design assumptions regarding relevant design issues.

    • Assist Mechanical Engineer and works with building/facility owner to ensure that the appropriate cost-effective systems/products are utilized in their facility.

    • Assist Mechanical Engineer and works with building owner and construction management team to validate construction cost and provide value engineering options as may be necessary.

    • Knows when to obtain support from the Mechanical Engineer for assistance to determine engineering and design building requirements.

    • Participates in the development of group and corporate standards committees.

    • Makes presentations to internal and external customers

    • Develops training programs and makes presentations to staff.

    • Keeps apprised of new technologies and assists in the incorporation of the new technologies into the A/E practice.

    • Confirms and reviews applicable codes and standards.

  • Design

    • Knows BIM and AutoCAD design software, and can incorporate designs into project documents/models.

    • Knows how to establish the building envelop thermal insulation values for the purpose of energy code compliance and cooling/heating load calculations and runs energy compliance software.

    • Knows how to run cooling/heating load calculations.

    • Knows how to select and schedule mechanical equipment.

    • Knows how to design, layout, and size, air distribution systems, and related equipment.

    • Knows how to design, layout, and size, chilled and condenser water systems, and related equipment.

    • Knows how to design, layout and size, steam and associated condensate systems and related equipment.

    • Knows how to create a complete and accurate set of construction documents including cover sheet, floor plans, details and sections, equipment schedules, and control drawing drawings.

    • Subject to Licensed professionals' final approval, checks shop drawings, and submittal data for conformance with contract documents.

    • Adheres to established company standards and policies.

    • Prepares clear well-written memos/correspondence.

    • Assists the Licensed Professional with the production of specifications.

    • Coordinates work with other disciplines as to dimensions and interference to minimize deficiencies, errors, and omissions.

  • Construction Support

    • Assists with field inspections with the Mechanical Engineer.

    • Advises and assists construction personnel in the interpretation and clarification of construction documents as directed by the Licensed Professional, providing timely solutions to field issues, preparing field orders, addenda, and record drawings subject to the approval by the Licensed Professional.

  • Project Management

    • Maintains clear and accurate design manuals.

  • Planning, Scheduling, and Profitability

    • Assists in compiling a complete design package issue (pricing documents, SD, DD, and CD).

    • Works with project's Mechanical Engineer and/or Senior Mechanical Engineer to ensure that the project schedule will be met and complete documents are provided for each submission.

    • Designs project within provided design budget

    • Compiles a complete design package issue (pricing documents, S,D, DD, and CD).

  • Professional Development

    • Proactively attempts to receive in-house/out-of-house training to create design skills.

  • Leadership

    • Works as part of the larger team, and not as an independent island.

    • Is flexible and willing to quickly move between projects as needed to assist in meeting project schedules.


  • High school degree plus a typical minimum of ten years of experience in applicable design work.

  • Proficient experience working on HVAC design.

  • Proficient experience working on utility design.

Specific Knowledge, Skills, License, Certifications, Etc.:

  • Proficient in the use of Revit.

Haskell is an Equal Opportunity Employer (Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities). All persons shall have the opportunity to be considered for employment without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, alienage or citizenship status, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran's status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

Haskell is a drug-free workplace, all applicants who receive conditional offers of employment will be subjected to pre-employment drug testing.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)