Mechanical Designer

Requisition ID
Work Location
Department / Discipline
Building Services / Architecture
Position Type
Staff / Permanent
Professional & Technical

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions is seeking a Mechanical Designer to join our Architectural Engineering (A/E) Group.  Our A/E group provides technical solutions for challenging projects and complex design problems, focused on providing sustainable, resilient, and energy efficient solutions for our clients and projects.  Our projects include; building restoration, renovation, and new construction in commercial, municipal, federal, and industrial sectors.  Examples of some of our recent projects include highly secure radar facilities, combined heat and power (CHP) plants, hospital renovations, office renovations, industrial warehouses and maintenance facilities, geothermal system designs, and upgrades to HVAC systems in historic buildings.


This position offers the opportunity to work on mechanical projects within a multi-discipline project team environment.  Supporting our North East US Operations team from our Portland, Maine office, you will be responsible for assisting with design work of mechanical systems for buildings and industrial projects, for both new construction and renovations projects. 


Position will primarily work in an office setting and may require occasional field work


Key Responsibilities


  • Strong technical background in HVAC, piping, ductwork, and plumbing design
  • Experience with development, coordination, and maintenance of 3D graphic visual display and modeling work (REVIT and Navisworks preferred)
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD and other relevant design software
  • Experience with creating construction documents, as-build drawings, and project reports
  • Demonstrated capability to design independently with minimum supervision
  • Proficiency in Microsoft (MS) Office Suite
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to participate and collaborate in project team setting, engage in creative and critical thought, and effectively communicate concepts and ideas to others
  • Ability to pass a drug test and background check

Skills / Qualifications

  • Degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field, plus two years of experience, or
  • Associates degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field, plus four years of experience, or
  • Five years (minimum) of experience employed as a mechanical designer


Join our Portland Wood Team, a team of dedicated professionals working to find solutions for our diverse customer base.  Our team takes pride in maintaining a small family-like environment, while also having the structure, resources, and opportunities of a large international organization. Our Portland office is right in the heart of Downtown Portland; nestled in a diverse and lively city with an outstanding restaurant scene and lots to do if you’re an outdoor enthusiast or love the Arts – something for everyone! Considered the hub of Wood’s Northeast Region, we are looking to grow our team to support our current workload as well as advance our strategic planning towards our future vision – Join us! 

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 45,000 people.


Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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