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Senior HVAC Designer

  • Job reference: NA-001904
  • Sector: Buildings
  • Location: Orlando
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Atkins has been providing infrastructure planning, engineering, construction, environmental consulting, urban planning, architecture, and program management services to public and private clients across the United States for more than 50 years.

Globally, Atkins is the largest UK-based engineering and design consultancy and one of the world's largest design firms with nearly 18,000 employees worldwide. We have the depth and breadth of expertise to respond to the most technically challenging and time-critical infrastructure projects and the urgent transition to a low-carbon economy.

At Atkins, we offer our employees more than just a job; we offer an opportunity to shape the world for generations to come through innovative and sound design. Whether it’s the concept for a new skyscraper, the upgrade of a rail network, the modeling of a flood defense system or the improvement of a management process, we plan, design and enable solutions.

Atkins is seeking an energetic, highly motivated, detail-oriented, self-starter to join our Orlando team as a Senior HVAC Designer with a minimum of 10 years of experience.

Major Function/Role:

Provides design, production and coordination of construction plans and drawings in support of engineering project(s). Selects and recommends design procedures.

Note: The Senior Designer classifications are reserved for very experienced and capable designers who, lacking the official education requirements, are unable to obtain professional registration, but whose contribution to the firm is highly regarded and valuable

Job Duties:

Responsibilities include performing HVAC load calculations, sizing and specifying equipment, ductwork and piping layout, and performing life cycle cost analysis of alternate HVAC systems for buildings.

A high level of engineering judgment and experience in developing the appropriate quality engineering solutions, coordinates the activities of other team members and assists in production as needed to meet schedules.

Organizes and conducts engineering investigations and planning work which have a well-defined scope.

Outlines and prepares relatively straightforward reports and sections of more complex reports, working under the periodic review of a more experienced professional.


Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Architecture or equivalent technical discipline plus ten years' experience, or Associate's degree plus a minimum of fifteen years' progressive drafting and design experience, including at least seven as a Designer, or HS diploma (or equivalent) plus a minimum of twenty years progressive drafting and design experience, including at least ten as a Designer.

Special Skills:

Proficiency in CAD and Revit strongly desired; good technical writing and communication skills.

Proficient in AutoCAD, Revit and load simulation software (Trane Trace, Carrier Hap).

Attention to detail and strong analytical skills required.

Strong ability with Microsoft Word and Excel. Knowledge of SpecIntact is beneficial.

Professional Registrations:

No professional registration is required; however, incumbent should be seeking applicable registration if movement onto the Engineering or Architecture career path is contemplated.

Atkins offers its employees a robust rewards package which includes: a competitive salary; a broad benefits package including medical/RX, dental, vision, life, disability, legal, hospitalization and other valuable voluntary options; generous time-off programs; flexible work schedules; 401(k) with employer match; professional and career development opportunities through our corporate university, as well as a highly-regarded tuition reimbursement program; and an unmatched culture focused on client-service, quality, and tireless pursuit of excellence in all we do. Atkins is an EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Atkins is a drug free workplace.

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