Mechanical Engineer IV – Project Manager


Ecotope’s innovative design and engineering team is responsible for some of the most energy efficient, award-winning buildings in the Pacific Northwest.  We’re seeking a smart, collaborative, and experienced mechanical engineer/project manager to join our team.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Design and Engineering

    • Plan, conceptualize, and create mechanical designs for new multifamily, office, education, and retrofit building types
    • Perform engineering calculations to support design work
    • Create and review technical drawings, plans, and specifications using AutoCAD and Revit
    • Collaborate with multi-disciplinary engineering teams, including vendors, architects, and contractors
    • Perform detailed documentation to track project development and design process
    • Develop recommendations for equipment and/or materials selection
    • Delegate work to and review work by junior engineers and drafters
    • Collect, assimilate, and manage data for engineering work
    • Perform site visits as needed to support design
    • Follow Ecotope design standards and procedures
    • Develop options for design direction, system selection, energy conservation, and cost savings strategies

Project Management

Foster Client Relationships and Create New Business Opportunities:

    • Assist in the preparation of bids and proposals
    • Manage scope and write Add Service Requests, flag new opportunities with existing clients
    • Understand and support overall business strategy and goals

Plan and Monitor the Successful Execution and Delivery of Projects:

    • Prepare and update project workplans that establish budgets, timelines, and staffing
    • Ensure accurate project accounting and project health in coordination with Project Economics team
    • Strategically plan the execution of design tasks according to phase
    • Ensure project tracking and reporting in collaboration with Project Economics team
    • Engage in constructive client communication
    • Identify and escalate issues, risks, and concerns appropriately
    • Manage subconsultants
    • Engage in QA/QC processes to ensure quality deliverables
    • Coordinate project delivery and verify all contractual obligations are satisfied


Ideal candidates will have the following qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree in engineering
    • 7+ years of experience in mechanical design and engineering
    • 2+ years of project management experience
    • Fluency with project management tools such as Wrike or Asana
    • Onsite construction experience
    • Advanced knowledge of Excel
    • Proficient with Bluebeam and Bluebeam Studio
    • Extensive experience in 2D/3D AutoCAD and/or Revit
    • PE license
    • LEED accreditation desired
    • Ability to communicate respectfully, effectively, and clearly
    • Must be self-motivated and collaborative


Ecotope, Inc. is proud to be an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, and local laws.

This policy applies to all employment practices within our organization.  Ecotope, Inc. makes hiring decisions based solely on qualifications, merit, and business needs at the time.  We seek applicants from all backgrounds to join our team, and we encourage our employees to bring their most enthusiastic, authentic selves to work.

Please send your resume and letter of interest to: