Precis Engineering + Architecture (Precis) ( offers comprehensive design services to our clients in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, higher education, industrial, commercial, critical utility, and healthcare markets. Together, we design and create important buildings, facilities, and environments that improve and save lives.

Precis is recognized for our design expertise and proficiency in providing strategically sensitive and technically complex engineering and architectural services. The Mechanical Department is regularly engaged in a broad spectrum of projects that require creative solutions to challenging building systems and utility issues. This offers an excellent environment for employees to rapidly expand their knowledge and understanding of the key role engineering plays in the success of building renovations and new construction projects.

Precis is currently seeking a Mechanical Design Engineer for our Ambler, PA office. This individual must have a background in Mechanical/HVAC Engineering and a basic understanding of engineering practice within highly regulated industries. We are looking for a resourceful and goal-oriented individual who desires challenging work in a dynamic environment.


  • Provide mechanical engineering services to assist with the design of complete mechanical/HVAC systems supporting facility expansions, renovations, remediation, and new construction projects from concept through detailed design and construction.
  • Receive instruction on specific objectives, direction on unconventional and/or complex problems with possible solutions, and a thorough review of completed work for application of sound professional judgement.
  • Gather information and apply standard techniques, procedures, and criteria to perform standard engineering calculations, analysis, and other design functions.
  • Independently prepare complete drawings and portions of other project documents for mechanical/HVAC systems, including equipment, ductwork, piping, building automation, and related building components.
  • Assign basic design tasks to interns, co-ops, and entry-level staff. Provide training, mentorship, and general review of their work.
  • Interact with equipment vendors and other project team members to coordinate deliverables.
  • Periodically visit project sites to survey existing conditions and observe construction activities.



  • Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical or Architectural Engineering
  • Minimum 1-4 years industry engineering experience
  • Strong computer literacy with advanced knowledge and use of Excel, Word, Outlook, Teams, AutoCAD, and Revit
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge of applicable codes and industry standards and guidelines
  • Experience with critical environments and related building systems is a plus
  • FE Exam / EIT certification is preferred

Precis is a 140+ person consulting engineering firm located in Ambler, Pennsylvania. We offer excellent salary and benefits.

Precis Engineering provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

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