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Senior Mechanical Engineer

Henderson Engineers – Houston, TX

At Henderson Engineers, we re about more than just buildings. We re about the people, experiences and potential found inside. We re known for our technical excellence, but we bring so much more to the table. We love the process that brings buildings to life. And we re changing the industry by integrating the building design and construction process.

We view each of our employees as an essential part of our mission to lead the field.

It s What We Do

We provide total building system design services across multiple high-growth markets for industry leaders. You ll get to use your talent to work on some of the country s biggest names in retail, corporate and restaurants.

It s How We re Different

But, we re also about more than just engineering. We re about you. You, and the hundreds of passionate employees who made us who we are today.

Together, we dream up inventions that solve industry-wide problems, design spaces that become landmarks, win medals in fitness challenges, and toast to the good life at our legendary golf tournaments.

So what will you be doing all day?

You would join us in our Houston TX office as a Senior Mechanical Engineer working on things like

  • Technical oversight and quality control on Engineered Lead / Design Build assigned projects
  • Assisting in developing and maintaining the Mechanical design standards, details and specifications for the Engineered Lead / Design Build projects.
  • Working as a team on projects and, therein, assist both the Engineering and Design Build teams on projects to maintain both technical and client expectations
  • Assisting as needed with the coordination of project designs with other disciplines
  • Maintaining positive client relationships
  • Traveling for detailed site investigations and client meetings as needed
  • Training and mentoring those lesser experienced engineers as well as being mentored in to further roles and responsibilities in the future

We d love for you to apply for this position if you

  • Have a degree in Architectural or Mechanical Engineering
  • Have at least 10+ years of related MEP experience
  • Experience in Healthcare design is strongly preferred
  • Are a capable and driven engineer with designing healthcare projects such as Emergency Departments, Behavior Health, Imaging Suites, Central Plants, Central Processing, Operation Rooms, Patient Exam Rooms
  • Successful verbal and written communication skills
  • Have knowledge of building mechanical codes and the ability to perform accurate calculations
  • Have strong mechanical/HVAC design capability in healthcare, commercial; or related markets
  • Have knowledge of healthcare building mechanical codes (such as USP 797/800, ASHRAE 170)
  • Knowledge and experience should include air-side design for healthcare, chilled/heating water systems design, preferably steam design
  • Understand FGI and NFPA related to healthcare
  • Have knowledge and experience with general healthcare systems design including non-mechanical items (medical gases, generators, basic electrical distribution, basic plumbing)
  • Proficient in the use of AutoCAD and Revit is a benefit
  • Have the ability to meet fast-paced deadline while maintaining quality design

Let s Talk Perks...

We take care of our people. As a Henderson employee, you ll enjoy some pretty awesome perks. Trust us, your friends will all have work envy.


  • Flexible Work Hours ( Because we all need to balance work and life.)
  • Casual Dress Code (Be yourself, please.)
  • Paid Volunteer Time ( We literally pay you to volunteer.)
  • Paid Parental Leave (Because we know both parents deserve to be there for a new baby.)
  • Health and Wellness Initiatives (Get Fit and Stay Fit.)
  • Receptive and Forward-Thinking Leadership ( Our doors are always open.)
  • Clear Career Path Options (We want you to excel.)


  • Industry-leading 401K match and profit sharing (When the company succeeds, we all share in that success.)
  • Paid Training for Professional Development ( We ll pay for the time you take getting better at what you do.)
  • Performance Bonuses (When you do well, we reward you for your work.)
  • Comprehensive and Extensive Insurance ( We ve got you covered.)
  • Paid Term Life and Disability (We ve got your family covered, too.)
  • Financial Wellness & Coaching Program (Financial security makes you a happier team member.)


Philadelphia Business Journal

  • 2015 Healthiest Employer
  • 2015 Finalist Best Places to Work

Commercial Construction and Renovation

  • 2014-2017 - #1 Top Engineering Firm (Retail )
  • 2016 - #8 Top Engineering Firm (Hospitality)
  • 2016 - #4 Top Engineering Firm (Restaurant)
  • 2010-2016 Top 10 Retail Architects/Engineers Report

Engineering News-Record

  • 2008-2018 ENR Top 500 Design Firms (2018: #142)
  • 2018 ENR Top 100 Green Design Firms (#85)
  • 2017 Mixed-Use Project of the Year/Best Project Sports/Entertainment (ENR Texas & Louisiana) Dallas Cowboys Ford Center at the Star

Building Design + Construction

  • 2018 Giants 300 Ranked #8 Overall Engineering Firm, #2 Retail Engineering Firm, #22 K-12 Education Engineering Firm, #25 Healthcare Engineering Firm
  • 2010-2017 Top 55 Engineering Firms Nationwide
  • 2016 Giants 300 Ranked #8 Engineering Firm, Ranked #6 on Top 30 Sports Facility Engineering Firms Nationwide
  • 2017 Giants 300 Ranked #7 on Engineering Firm, Ranked #34 on Top 60 Construction Management Firms List
  • 2017 Ranked #2 on Top 50 Retail Engineering Firms List

Consulting-Specifying Engineer

  • 2011-2018 Top 20 MEP Giants List

Electrical Construction & Maintenance

  • 2018 Ranked #7 on Top 40 Electrical Design Firms List

Visual Merchandising & Store Design

  • 2018 Ranked #6 on Top Retail Design Firms of 2018 list

Henderson Engineers, Inc. and Henderson Building Solutions are EEO Employers/Vet/Disabled and participate in the E-Verify program

Applicants for positions with Henderson Engineers/Henderson Building Solutions must be legally authorized to work in the United States, and verification of eligibility will be required at the time of commencement of employment.


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