Elevate the human experience through designTM






Senior Mechanical Engineer

Department: Engineering
Location: Austin, TX
Job ID: 3421

We are an integrated design firm with a promise to elevate the human experience through design. This fuels the work we do around the world and inspires our mission to improve the lives of our clients, our communities, and our planet. If this sparks your interest, you’re in the right place.

DLR Group operates within a hybrid work model, supporting flexibility between office time and work from home.

The Engineering team has an opening for a Senior Mechanical Engineer.


  • Austin, TX
  • Dallas, TX
  • Houston, TX

Position Summary

As a Senior Mechanical Engineer, you will be responsible for leading design of mechanical systems for buildings across a variety of sectors including Higher Education, Culture & Performing Arts, Healthcare, K-12, Justice/Civic and Energy. You will lead mechanical engineering teams to produce high-quality construction documents using Revit and manage project schedules to meet deliverable requirements. As part of the integrated design team, you will collaborate closely with other disciplines to produce highly integrated building designs.

You will be responsible for leading the design process of mechanical building systems and preparing detailed mechanical engineering drawings and calculations. Responsibilities include management of Mechanical Designers and/or other team members.

The successful candidate will

  • Collaborate with architects, other engineers, and clients as part of our integrated design process.
  • Create and coordinate documents using Revit.
  • Perform mechanical/HVAC calculations including code research.
  • Perform plumbing/fire protection calculations including code research.
  • Write and review specifications.
  • Review shop drawings, RFIs and submittals.
  • Conduct site visits when needed.
  • Manage mechanical project teams and/or interdisciplinary project teams.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or Architectural Engineering.
  • Licensed Professional Engineer (PE).
  • 10+ years of experience working as a mechanical engineer, including design of HVAC systems, central utility plants, plumbing and fire suppression systems.
  • Working knowledge of the design and construction process and the ability to understand and communicate with professionals of other disciplines.
  • Knowledge of Autodesk Revit.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications

  • LEED accreditation.
  • Experience with BIM including Autodesk Revit workflow.
  • Building energy modeling experience.

DLR Group is an integrated design firm delivering architecture, engineering, interiors, planning, and building optimization for new builds, renovations, and adaptive reuse projects.

We are 100% employee-owned: every employee is literally invested in our clients’ success. At the core of our firm are interdisciplinary teams engaged in every step of project lifecycles. Our teams champion true collaboration, open information sharing, shared risk and reward, value-based decision making, and proficient use of technology to deliver exceptional design. We are pursuing the goals of the 2030 Challenge, the ME2040, and the SE2050, and are an initial signatory of the China Accord and the AIA 2030 Commitment.

Through our values – commitment, creativity, environmental stewardship, fun, integrity, ownership, sharing, teamwork – we elevate the human experience through design, together.

We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V.






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