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Mechanical Engineer in Training  |  Houston, Austin and Dallas Offices

Shah Smith & Associates, Inc. (SSA) is seeking a Mechanical Engineer in Training (EIT). This position will be responsible for the analysis and design of mechanical systems for hospitals, research laboratories, higher education and similar complex facilities. The successful candidate needs to be technically strong and motivated with excellent communication skills.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Planning, design and specification of mechanical systems under supervision of a Mechanical P.E.
  • Coordination with other in-house disciplines
  • Collaborate with other mechanical staff during the design and documentation of the electrical systems
  • Support P.E.s to coordinate the completion of deliverables within the appropriate time to have a QA/QC review completed prior to project deadline
  • Review and back-check work for complete and accurate documentation
  • Support P.E.s in construction administration, by assisting in the review of submittals and RFIs


  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical or Architectural Engineering* from an ABET accredited institution
  • Engineers in Training (EIT) must be registered in the State of Texas -- or working towards becoming registered, Plus 0-5 years of design experience in the MEP industry.

About SSA

Established in 1994, SSA is a 100+ person, Texas-based consulting engineering firm, with offices in Houston, Austin and Dallas. We specialize in design and construction management of mechanical, electrical, plumbing (MEP) systems for healthcare, research, science & technology, higher education, corporate, government, public works, and aviation facilities. Clients appreciate our focus on performance standards and cost objectives. Architects value our willingness to look beyond the expected in designing systems to meet aesthetic and sustainability requirements. Our business is about striking a balance, increasing reliability, reducing life-cycle costs, maximizing energy efficiency, minimizing environmental impact, complex integration of systems, simplified maintenance protocols, and anticipating future technological needs.


SSA offers a comprehensive benefits package. This includes medical, dental and life insurance, 9 paid holidays, 3 weeks of PTO, parental leave, 401K Savings plan and much more. For a full look at our benefits, email employment@shahsmith.com to request our careers brochure.


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Resumes may be submitted by email to employment@shahsmith.com. Please reference the position title and office location in the subject line.