Mechanical Engineer – Pittsburgh, PA

Job Type: Full-time
Schedule: 40-hour work week
Office Location: Pittsburgh, PA.
Salary: Commensurate with experience. Target salary range $70K-$95K annually.

Job Description

RPA Engineering is looking for a driven and energetic mechanical HVAC engineer to integrate with our dynamic team and serve our world-class clientele to support building and facilities projects. The role will focus on design related activities including performing calculations, selecting equipment, and supporting the development of construction documents, such as drawings and specifications. The candidate will support fieldwork including existing condition surveys, progress field reports, and project close-out punch lists.

Education & Experience


  • BS Mechanical Engineering degree from an ABET-accredited university program.
  • 2-6 years of related experience in an engineering consulting firm.
  • Possess the ability to perform designs, calculations, reports, drafting and modeling of mechanical HVAC.
  • General understanding of applicable codes and standards as it relates to the design of mechanical systems.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of graphical standards as it relates to producing construction documents.
  • Proficiency in utilizing Revit and AutoCAD software.


  • Engineer-in-Training (E.I.T.) certificate, progressing towards Professional Engineering (P.E.) licensure.
  • Possess the ability to perform designs, calculations, reports, drafting and modeling of plumbing or fire protection.
  • General understanding of applicable codes and standards as it relates to the design of plumbing or fire protection systems.
  • Familiarity with various software suites, such as MS Office (Word, Excel), and Bluebeam Revu.

Tasks, Responsibilities, and Utilized Skills

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

Company Benefits

  • Excellent work-life balance and flexible work schedule
  • Hybrid work environment, ability to work from home part-time (in-office Tu/W/Th, WFH M/F)
  • Growth opportunities within the organization
  • Paid time off, sick time, and overtime
  • 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).

Attention Search Firms / Third Party Recruiters: RPA Engineering is not seeking assistance or accepting unsolicited resumes from search firms for employment opportunities with RPA Engineering. Regardless of past practice, all resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at RPA Engineering via e-mail, the Internet or directly to hiring managers at RPA Engineering in any form without a valid written search agreement in place for a specific position will be deemed the sole property of RPA Engineering, and no fee will be paid in the event a candidate is hired by RPA Engineering as a result of the referral or through other means.


Posting #: 24-009

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