Careers at Harwood

Celebrating 39 years of providing full-service engineering expertise, Harwood Engineering continues to deliver superior professional design services throughout all phases of building and site construction. We offer structural, civil, landscape architecture, electrical, mechanical, plumbing, and telecommunication engineering solutions; the scope of services we provide is backed by years of experience which ensures each project is completed with meticulous attention to detail.

We provide a comprehensive benefits program which reflects our healthy attitude towards a positive work/life balance, along with an energetic culture and incredible work environment. We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.  We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Candidates should submit their resume and compensation requirements to traci.mortensen@hecl.com

Civil Project Engineer

Due to continued growth, we have an opportunity for a Civil Project Engineer to join our team and assist in a wide variety of site development design projects. You will be involved in activities of projects, including interfacing with cross-functional teams consisting of mechanical, electrical, plumbing, structural, lighting, and architectural.

What you’ll do:

  • Assist with the design of site layout, grading, storm water management, drainage, utilities and erosion control.
  • Utilize engineering experience to solve issues related to existing or proposed infrastructure.
  • Project design, planning, QC review, and budget tracking.
  • Coordinate with and work with Municipalities and other approval bodies.
  • Preparation of documents, drawings and reports from concept design through advanced technical design documentation (construction documents)
  • Work cooperatively and collaboratively with project team of designers and engineers to follow through with tasks and recommend solutions for completing design tasks.
  • Recommend ways to improve process, quality, and coordination efforts.
  • Visit job site to verify existing conditions and observe construction progress.
  • Work under the advisement of a senior project engineer to support design efforts.

 Who you are:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering and 3-5 years’ experience.
  • Working towards professional licensure.
  • Experience with AutoCAD, Civil3D and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Experience in land development design with experience in site development, grading, drainage, storm water management, and permitting.
  • Good organizational and time management skills.
  • Possess strong verbal and written communication skills to draft correspondence/reports and communicate effectively with project team members.
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Electrical Project Engineer

We have an opportunity for an Electrical Project Engineer to join our team.  You will be responsible for providing the project team with electrical design support and assist in the review and mark-up of shop drawing submittals. You will be involved in activities and projects, including interfacing with cross-functional teams consisting of mechanical, structural, plumbing, lighting, and architectural.

What you’ll do:

  • Design and develop construction documents for electrical power, lighting and low voltage systems.
  • Work with multi-disciplined teams of professionals – Engineers, Planners, and Architects on various building projects.
  • Write specifications for particular projects.
  • Perform load calculations.
  • Attend project meetings.
  • Conduct field surveys.
  • Visit job sites to verify existing conditions and observe construction progress.
  • Perform short circuit, coordination and arc-flash studies using industry standard programs.
  • Work under the advisement of a senior project engineer to support design efforts.
  • Participate in project pursuits, interviews and various business development activities.

Who you are:

  • A Bachelor‘s degree in Electrical Engineering required and 6+ years relevant work experience.
  • Wisconsin PE licensure, or working towards license.
  • Experience with Revit, AutoCAD and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Knowledge of electrical terminology and components.
  • Experience with the National Electric Code (NEC).
  • Possess strong verbal and written communication skills to draft correspondence, reports and communicate effectively with project team members.
Landscape Architect

We are seeking a Landscape Architect who is passionate about their work, dedicated to working on a variety of projects, and has a desire for great design that directly impacts our client’s vision.

What you’ll do:

  • Prepare concepts, design development and graphic illustrations.
  • Assist in editing technical specifications and reviewing construction documents.
  • Work with senior landscape architect to compile data and prepare design solutions.
  • Prepare landscape plans, details, sections, schedules and specifications.
  • Collaborate with in-house architects, engineers and other allied design professionals on a variety of site design and planning project types and sizes.
  • Aid on zoning and site plan approvals, public hearings and municipal code interpretation.
  • Visit construction sites to gather information, review design intent, prepare punch lists and support project team during the construction phase.

Who you are:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Landscape Architecture.
  • 1-5 years of professional experience.
  • Demonstrated design skills and a creative, efficient approach to design.
  • Proficiency in design software including; AutoCAD, Adobe, SketchUp and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Technical background/knowledge of landscape architecture.
  • Knowledge of local plant materials (USDA Hardiness Zones 3, 4 and 5).
  • Excellent communication, organization, and time management skills are essential in this role with the ability to collaborate effectively and manage multiple priorities.
Mechanical Project Engineer

We have an opportunity for a Mechanical Project Engineer to support the engineering needs of clients specific to HVAC design and applications. You will be an integral team member and will manage and participate in design reviews and other team development processes.

 

What you’ll do:
  • Utilize drafting/design/load calculation software and technique to ensure that the design intent is achieved.
  • Lead preparation of technical reports, plans, specifications, and supporting documents.
  • Design of Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning Systems.
  • Fill out permits, plan approval forms, etc. in a timely manner.
  • Responsible for the completeness and accuracy of drawings.
  • Visit job site to verify existing conditions and observe construction progress.
  • Lead design efforts and meet production deadlines.
  • Assist and participate in project pursuits, interviews and varied business development activities.
Who you are:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering and 5+ years’ experience.
  • Working towards PE licensure, or licensed.
  • Technical experience in systems design of HVAC controls systems.
  • Knowledge & experience with HVAC equipment and installation.
  • Proficient with Revit, AutoCAD, Trace 700, COMcheck and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Familiar with HVAC design fundamentals, including a background and knowledge of IMC, IBC, IECC, ASHRAE, FGI, and life safety code.
  • Provide technical expertise for various projects during full life-cycle of the project.
  • Handle multiple tasks/projects and manage priorities accordingly.
  • Possess strong verbal and written communication skills to draft correspondence, reports and communicate effectively with all project team members.
Mechanical BIM/CAD Designer

We have an opportunity for a Mechanical BIM/CAD Designer to join our team.  You will be responsible for providing specialized drafting support on various architectural and engineering projects.

What you’ll do:

  • Provide drafting support and building information modeling.
  • Meet production deadlines.
  • Aid in the development of new workflows and production of construction documents.
  • Utilize drafting/design software and technique to ensure that the design intent is achieved.
  • Able to complete a full set of construction documents; understands how buildings are constructed to create accurate and descriptive technical documents.
  • Support and work closely with studio team members; architects, designers, engineers, and interior designers.
  • Accountable for completeness, accuracy, and timeliness of project work.

Who you are:

  • Associates Degree in Mechanical Engineering and 3-5 years’ CAD experience.
  • Proficient in Revit, AutoCAD, SketchUp, and other design/rendering software packages.
  • Adept working with Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Basic understanding of applicable building codes, regulations, and standards.
  • Understands the roles of people on the project team and is able to communicate clearly and effectively.
  • Respond timely and appropriately to requests and inquiries from internal and external clients.
  • Self-motivated, high level of accountability and strong time management skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to handle, and be responsible for, project delivery which may be multiple, large or complex in scope.
Plumbing Project Designer

We have an opportunity for an experienced Plumbing Project Designer to join the team. You will be involved in projects and tasks while interfacing with cross-functional teams consisting of mechanical, electrical, structural, lighting, and architectural.

 
What you’ll do:
  • Design and develop construction documents for plumbing water distribution and drainage systems.
  • Utilize engineering experience to solve issues related to existing or proposed infrastructure.
  • Project design, planning, QC review, and budget tracking.
  • Coordinate with and work with Municipalities and other approval bodies.
  • Work cooperatively and collaboratively with the project team of designers and engineers to bring to completion design tasks.
  • Recommend ways to improve the process, quality, and coordination efforts.
  • Visit job site to verify existing conditions and observe construction progress.
  • Conduct field surveys.
  • Work under the advisement of a senior project engineer to support design efforts.
  • Participate in project pursuits, interviews, and various business development activities.

Who you are:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical or Architectural Engineering and 7+ years’ experience.
  • Wisconsin PE or DE license, or working towards professional licensure.
  • Knowledge of the Wisconsin Plumbing code and International Plumbing code.
  • Proficient with AutoCAD, Revit MEP, and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Good organizational and time management skills.
  • Possess strong verbal and written communication skills to draft correspondence/reports and communicate effectively with project team members.
Structural Engineer

We have an opportunity for an experienced Structural Engineer to join the team. You will be involved in projects and tasks while interfacing with cross-functional teams consisting of mechanical, electrical, plumbing, lighting, and architectural.

 
What you’ll do:
  • Knowledge and understanding of project development and design process, including design involving steel, composite design, reinforced concrete, precast concrete, post tensioned concrete, masonry, timber, light gauge framing, shallow and deep foundations.
  • Produce contract documents conforming to applicable building codes with guidance and supervision.
  • Basic design and layout of structural engineering drawings for assigned projects, including preparing plans, schedules, and details.
  • Prepare structural calculations.
  • Work cooperatively and collaboratively with the project team of designers and engineers to follow through with tasks and recommend solutions for completing design tasks.
  • Perform construction administration tasks, including RFI responses, submittal reviews, and site observation visits.
  • Visit job sites to verify existing conditions.

Who you are:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Structural Engineering.
  • 5-7 years’ experience in structural design.
  • PE preferred, or EIT and working towards professional engineering license.
  • Proficient with Revit, AutoCAD, Bluebeam, and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Familiar with building codes, zoning regulations, and the approval process.
  • Good organizational and time management skills.
  • Must be comfortable working independently and in a team-oriented environment, with multiple projects and varied deadlines.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills to draft correspondence reports and communicate effectively with project team members.
Didn’t find your exact role but are in search of a fun place to work and grow? Send us your resume – because tomorrow we may have the perfect position for you. Candidates should submit their resume and compensation requirements to: Traci A. Mortensen, Director of Human Resources Traci.Mortensen@hecl.com.