Mechanical Engineer

Harriman, an architectural and engineering firm based in Auburn, Maine is seeking an experienced Mechanical Engineer to join our team. As an engineer in this multi-discipline firm, you’ll have the opportunity to support a wide range of projects with various clients throughout Maine and New England.

The role will focus on the design and project management of mechanical HVAC and building analysis for new and existing facilities. Harriman believes that the expectations of a project owner and an occupants’ comfort level are of the highest priority, and utilize the latest building modeling software for providing detailed load analysis, life cycle analysis, and energy modeling. Combining their team’s extensive experience with the use of this advanced software allows them to accurately analyze the predictive energy consumption of a building and all of its equipment.

Harriman is well known in the area as a great place to work, a friendly family-like environment, and award-winning project designs. The Mechanical Engineering practice at Harriman works with both public and private clients with projects including municipal facilities, educational institutions, healthcare facilities, commercial and industrial development, and parks and recreational facilities.


Able to act independently regarding engineering methods and complexities, applying sound and practical knowledge of engineering principles in a broad array of assignments.  Plans and conducts work including evaluation, selection, and design.  Assesses problems when encountered and provides guidance to engineers, interns and other company personnel on project designs and solutions or unusual or complex issues or projects.  May provide project oversight and management, supervision and guidance on overall objectives, critical issues, or new concepts.  Organizes work to ensure all deadlines are met

  • Design of HVAC systems for commercial, industrial, municipal, institutional and healthcare facilities
  • Perform HVAC building calculations, equipment selection, specification writing, etc.
  • Field-discovery skills and MEP troubleshooting experience
  • Assist or manage scope, schedule, budget, and delivery of projects
  • Researches new applications
  • Coordinate as a team with the other Harriman disciplines for building design


  • Bachelor’s of Science in Mechanical Engineering or related engineering discipline
  • Knowledge of New England states building codes
  • At least approximately 4-5 years of professional experience
  • Professional Engineer license


In addition to the required technical skills it is important that we work together collaboratively in a team environment in order to be successful. Some general expectations that are required for all staff members include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Strong work ethic
  • Positive attitude
  • Be a team player
  • Be open to new ideas
  • Be respectful of others and their opinions and ideas
  • Manage time efficiently and effectively in order to complete tasks in a timely manner and without impact on co-workers schedules
  • Be prompt to appointments and meetings out of house as well as in-house
  • Inform your supervisor and team members of PTO, or unexpected time away from the office
  • Be flexible and adapt to changes
  • Ability to accept and learn from criticism
  • Communicate, communicate, and communicate!

To apply, email a current resume to