Mechanical Engineer P.E. – Seattle, WA

Job Type: Full-time
Schedule: 40-hour work week, Monday through Friday
Office Location: Bothell, WA.
Salary: Commensurate with experience. Target salary range $100K-$140K annually.

Job Description

RPA Engineering is currently recruiting a Mechanical Engineer P.E., to support and grow the Bothell, WA office. The successful candidate will support building and facilities projects, focusing on calculations and production of construction documents including drawings and specifications, for multiple project types.  This role will focus on serving our clients in the life sciences, biotech, and pharmaceutical industries.

Education & Experience


  • BS Mechanical Engineering, or similar engineering degree with equivalent work experience.
  • Professional Engineer (PE) licensed in the state of Washington.
  • 5+ years of experience as a mechanical engineer, focusing on mechanical HVAC.
  • Proficient in HVAC load calculation and energy modeling.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of current code and standards, and graphical standards to produce construction documents.
  • Experienced in AutoCAD.
  • Experienced in MS Office (Outlook, Teams, Word, Excel).


  • Experience in pharmaceutical, laboratories, manufacturing, or commercial industries.
  • Experience with plumbing & fire protection systems design.
  • Familiarity with Washington Energy Code.
  • Knowledgeable in Trane Trace of Carrier HAP.
  • Proficiency in Autodesk Revit and BIM.

Tasks, Responsibilities, and Utilized Skills

  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively with multi-disciplinary teams.
  • Coordination with other disciplines and clients in a professional manner.
  • Self-starter, taking direction from leadership and driven to expand knowledge base.
  • Effective, clear communication. Excellent written and verbal skills.

Company Benefits

  • Excellent work-life balance and
  • Hybrid work environment, ability to work from home part-time
  • Growth opportunities within the organization
  • Paid time off, sick time,
  • Parental leave
  • 401(k) matching
  • Insurance plans (health, dental, vision, life, etc.)

RPA Engineering is a professional engineering consulting firm offering comprehensive mechanical, electrical and process engineering, machine design, structural analysis services, project management, and CQV. Operating for more than 30 years, RPA provides high quality, cost-effective engineering and design services from its multiple locations; and onsite corporate services.

 RPA Engineering was named in 2010 to the Inc. 5000 list of fastest growing U.S. based entrepreneurial companies. As part of the list, RPA Engineering was named as one of the top 100 Engineering firms in the country.

 RPA Engineering is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer of protected veterans (M/F/D/V).

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