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Mechanical Department Manager - CMTA

CMTA, 5455 Rings Rd., Dublin, Ohio, United States of America ● Columbus, OH, USA ● Dublin, OH, USA Req #916
Wednesday, May 10, 2023
CMTA, a Legence company

CMTA is one of the fastest growing engineering firms in the U.S. with nationally recognized expertise in sustainable, high performance building engineering. We are a collaborative, competitive, innovative, and energetic group of engineers and team leaders who incorporate a holistic approach towards consulting engineering, performance contracting, and zero energy projects. We focus on finding engineers whose personalities lead them to excellence, and we provide exceptional opportunities for our employees.

CMTA's Columbus office is seeking a Mechanical Department Manager with a minimum of 10 years of experience in Consulting Engineering to lead a team of engineers to design the mechanical aspects of energy-efficient buildings for various clients. The ideal candidate should have a self-motivated attitude, thrive on helping clients, and have strong technical expertise.


  • Provide leadership and strategic direction to the mechanical engineering department.
  • Oversee the mechanical engineering team's design and delivery of projects, ensuring that all work is completed on time, within budget, and to the required quality standards.
  • Manage the mechanical engineering team, including hiring, training, and mentoring staff.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with clients, ensuring that their needs are met and that their expectations are exceeded.
  • Ensure that the mechanical engineering team adheres to all relevant codes, regulations, and industry standards.
  • Review and approve mechanical engineering designs and specifications for accuracy, completeness, and compliance with project requirements.
  • Monitor project budgets and schedules to ensure that projects are delivered on time and within budget.
  • Work with other departments, such as electrical and plumbing, to ensure that all aspects of building design and construction are integrated and coordinated.
  • Conduct research and development activities to identify new products, materials, and technologies that could improve the mechanical engineering department's services.
  • Stay up-to-date with industry developments and best practices and ensure that the mechanical engineering team is also informed.
  • Foster a culture of collaboration, innovation, and continuous improvement within the mechanical engineering department.

Desired Skills:

  • Project Management
  • Plumbing
  • Construction
  • Energy
  • Heating
  • Engineering Design
  • Air Conditioning
  • Cooling and heating plants
  • Contractor Submittals
  • AutoCAD/Revit


A Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering or Architectural Engineering is required, and a Professional Engineer (PE) license is preferred. The successful candidate should also have experience in project management and interfacing with clients.

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Health and Welfare Benefits
  • Health and Welfare
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Prescription drug
  • Employee assistance program
Personal Benefits
  • Paid vacation
  • Company-paid holidays
  • Sick leave
  • Bereavement leave
  • Jury duty
Financial Benefits
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan
  • Company-paid long-term disability insurance
  • AD&D insurance
  • Life insurance
About Legence
Legence, a Blackstone portfolio company, is an Energy Transition Accelerator™ that provides advisory services and implementation focused on financing, designing, building, and servicing complex systems in mission-critical and high performance facilities. With five decades of expertise in the built environment, Legence has a proven track record of reducing carbon emissions, implementing renewables, lowering utility costs through efficiency consumption, and making systems run better at unmatched speed and scale. To learn more about Legence and its services, visit https://www.wearelegence.com/.

Contingent Employment Statement
Offers of employment for this role may be contingent upon successfully passing a background check and/or drug screen. Execution of screens will vary based on role requirements and Company policy. All background checks and drug screens will be done in accordance with applicable federal, state, or local law.
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Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
  • Travel Required No
  • Required Education Bachelor’s Degree
Location on Google Maps
  • CMTA, 5455 Rings Rd., Dublin, Ohio, United States of America
  • Columbus, OH, USA
  • Dublin, OH, USA