The average salary for an HVAC Mechanical Engineer in San Francisco, California is $72,089.
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Job Description for HVAC Mechanical Engineer
HVAC mechanical engineers are involved in almost every phase of a project. They begin with customer consultations and preexisting condition assessments, then assisting with sales departments in choosing appropriate customer solutions. After that, they work with the design teams to create the custom concept and maintain contact with the installation teams for troubleshooting and system upkeep throughout the lifetime of the system. An HVAC mechanical engineer typically works during regular busines…Read more
HVAC Mechanical Engineer Tasks
- Design HVAC systems, including writing specifications.
- Troubleshoot, analyze, and assess installations and designs to identify problems.
- Calculate heating and cooling needs and tolerances, designing controls, and maintenance protocols.
- Develop proposals, estimates, and schedules for HVAC systems and bids.
- Perform reviews to establish feasibility and quality of installation, space and maintenance needs.
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Popular Skills for HVAC Mechanical Engineer
Autodesk Revit MEP
HVAC System Design
Skills in Autodesk Revit MEP and Autodesk AutoCAD are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include HVAC System Design.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with HVAC Mechanical Engineer in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 12.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Denver, Colorado (3.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in New York, New York (14.5% less), Dallas, Texas (14.1% less) and Chicago, Illinois (10.0% less).
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