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Mechanical Engineering Designer - Entry Level - Chicago

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  • CannonDesign has an exciting opportunity for an entry-level Mechanical Engineering Designer based in our Chicago, IL office. Take a look at the description below. If you think your skills and experience make you a good match for this position, we’d love to hear from you. We’re looking for creative, curious, empathetic people to join our Living-Centered Design movement.


  • Qualified candidates must have a Bachelor in Mechanical Engineering or Bachelor of Architectural Engineering (Mechanical Systems focus) from an ABET accredited program by hire date.
  • Knowledge and ability to apply principles and theories of advanced heat transfer, solar energy, and advanced fluid dynamics in the design of HVAC systems.
  • Past internships experience preferred but not required.
  • EIT, LEED accreditation preferred.
  • Site visits frequently require a physical walk through of site and may be done independently.
  • Experience in computer applications for engineering design programs (i.e. Revit, Trane Trace or Trane 3D Plus) preferred.
  • Additional similar software platforms preferred.

Education requirements


Area of Responsibilities



  • You will be a member of our multi-disciplinary team and will work under the direction of a licensed engineer. Projects may include new construction and renovation in educational, healthcare, corporate commercial and science and technology.
  • Under supervision of a professional engineer may perform uncomplicated designs of ductwork, piping, controls and equipment selection for HVAC, plumbing, and fire protection systems for building design.
  • Prepare Building Load Calculations using modeling software under supervisory direction.
  • Assist in Revit/BIM modeling of construction drawings of HVAC, plumbing, and fire protection systems from schematic design to construction administration phases with supervisory oversight.
  • May assist/coordinate with specifications as a member of the design team.
  • May write draft reports to be reviewed by a senior engineer.
  • Review submittals and shop drawings for compliance with the contract documents.
  • May perform job site visits to verify existing conditions and observe construction progress. Site visits frequently require a physical walk-through of site.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Work type

Full time

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