Jacobs Mechanical HVAC Engineer (Buildings Design) in San Antonio, Texas

Mechanical HVAC Engineer (Buildings Design)


The Buildings & Infrastructure Line of Business is a global network of employees, which serves both the private and public sector. Our employees work to shape the communities we live in by creating world-class projects that transform the future development patterns of those communities. We provide our clients award-winning planning, engineering, architectural and interior design, construction and program management, and design-build project delivery. The Jacobs business model allows us to successfully service our clients, leverage our integrated services, and provide our employees with growth opportunities while delivering global solutions to our client’s local programs.

We consistently receive high rankings from Engineering News-Record (ENR) in many classifications, including the categories of Top Design Firms, Top Contractors, Top Green Buildings Design Firms, and Top Transportation Companies.

Position Summary

At Jacobs our Mechanical Engineers provide a range of skills as part of an integrated building services design. The engineer will be responsible for providing system design: calculations and other related design services including coordination with the designs of other trades (architectural and engineering / internal and external) under the guidance of more senior technical staff. The Engineer will take ownership of the completeness, accuracy and timeliness of the work assigned to you. Individuals in this position must demonstrate the ability to progress from basic design work assignments to more complicated and involved projects working in conjunction with a technical team.

  • Prepare drawings detailing the system designed

  • Lead project scheduling requirements, manpower requirements, and project budgets

  • Mentor EITs and younger PEs

  • Delegate tasks to EITs and younger PEs as required for project production

  • Interface with clients (as required) and attend design meetings

  • Performs construction administration and field investigation tasks for assigned projects including conducting field inspections and subsequent detailed inspection reports

  • Processing RFI's, Change Orders

  • Review Submittal Product Data and Shop Drawings

  • Prepare and document Energy compliance calculations and forms

  • Prepare LEED documentation for Mechanical related credits

  • Select equipment and fixtures for use in the building

  • Lead coordination work with engineers of other disciplines and architects



  • Bachelor Degree in Mechanical Engineering (BSME) or Bachelor Degree in Architectural Engineering (BSAE) required

  • Minimum 6 years' experience working in a corporate engineering environment required

  • PE required

  • LEED certification preferred

  • Proficiency in AutoCAD required

  • Proficiency in Revit preferred

  • Experience with Higher Education, Federal and Commercial clients preferred

  • Experience editing specifications required

  • General knowledge of Mechanical and Energy Codes required

  • Commissioning experience preferred

At Jacobs, we help prepare people for new opportunities and challenges. With positions at every level, openings in multiple disciplines, expertise in a range of markets and offices around the globe, we create an environment where you can learn, grow, and thrive. From our competitive benefits program to our Health and Safety initiative of Beyond Zero workplace injuries, we believe that you'll find a flourishing career here at Jacobs.


Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Jacobs is a background screening, drug-free workplace.

Primary Location United States-Texas-San Antonio

Req ID: BIA0000TT