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Employment Opportunities

At Custom Engineering, we have a variety of employment opportunities available for qualified candidates. This is an environment where you will be accountable for your work and have respect for it. Proactive, self-motivated individuals will find a good fit here. Our work includes projects in aviation, healthcare, municipal facilities, airports, K-12 and higher education facilities, hotels, parks, roadways, restaurants, office tenant finish, retail tenant finish, and churches, as well as core and shell design. Feel free to view our open positions below and contact us to apply.

Custom Engineering is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/V/D.

Equal Opportunity Employer

This description reflects the core activities of the position but is not intended to be all-inclusive, and other duties within the group/department may be required, in addition to changes in the emphasis of duties as required from time to time. There is a requirement for the position holder to recognize this and adopt a flexible approach to work.

Custom Engineering is an equal-opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status.


E-mail resumes to mynextjob@customengr.com

Locations: Kansas City, St. Louis, Columbia, Missouri

Benefits of Working at Custom Engineering

Custom Engineering has high expectations and standards for the benefit of our clients, our communities, and our fellow staff members.

A career in Custom Engineering comes with many benefits:

401K
Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance
Employer-Paid Insurance:
Long-Term Disability Insurance
Paid Life Insurance
Voluntary Life Insurance
Paid Time Off
Employee Assistance Program
Financial Counseling from Morgan Stanley Securities Broker
Paid Memberships to various Technical Organizations
Paid Application and Reference Materials for FE and PE Exams
Bonus Program (based on firm profitability)
Training Opportunities
Flexible Hours
Casual Dress
MRFs (Machine Readable Files)


Salary will be commensurate with experience.

Equal opportunity employer M/F/D/V.


Internships

Custom Engineering has internship positions open for college juniors and seniors majoring in mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, and/or architectural engineering. Applicants must be set to graduate from an accredited institution by Spring 2023 or Spring 2024.

Position Requirements

  • Currently enrolled in an accredited institution majoring in mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, and/or architectural engineering with an anticipated graduation of Spring 2023 or 2024.
  • Experience with job-related computer software: Microsoft Office, AutoCAD,  & Revit.
  • Selected candidates must be authorized to work in the United States.

Responsibilities

  • Be involved in projects and be a part of an organization that strives to be professional, efficient, and responsive to all client needs.
  • Function as part of the design team and utilize engineering design.
  • Perform basic calculations.
  • Assist in analyzing data.
  • Perform basic engineering design and production and construction administration services.
  • Provide assistance in engineering or/and other technical areas.

Openings

  • Independence, MO.
  • St. Louis, MO.
  • Columbia, MO.

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Mechanical Dept Manager/Mechanical HVAC/Designer/Engineer/Project Manager

Locations: St. Louis, Columbia, Kansas City

Job Description

This individual will provide project management and mechanical (HVAC) design services on a variety of building projects. Specific position responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Project & Team Management, as well as Technical design on assigned projects.
  • Assist in the production of construction documents (drawings and specifications) for new buildings and for renovations and additions to existing facilities.
  • Create and maintain project schedules.
  • Provide coordination of project designs with other disciplines.
  • Maintain positive client relationships.

Position Requirements

Our ideal candidate will have a degree in Architectural or Mechanical Engineering, Professional Registration, and at least 7 or more years of related MEP experience, including some project management experience. The ideal candidate will also demonstrate success in the following skills and abilities:

  • Knowledge of building mechanical codes and the ability to perform accurate load calculations.
  • Strong mechanical/HVAC design capability in retail, commercial, central plants, boilers, cooling towers, and related markets.
  • Knowledge of sustainable design practices.
  • Successful verbal and written communication skills.
  • Highly proficient in the use of AutoCAD and learning Revit MEP engineering modeling tools.
  • Ability to meet fast-paced deadlines while maintaining quality design Custom Engineering's success is a direct result of quality individuals working together toward one common goal long-standing client relationships. To this end, Custom Engineering is committed to the support and growth of our employees by providing several key benefits, which include:
  • Competitive compensation and high bonus potential.
  • Business Casual attire workplace Flexible hours
  • Family-friendly working environment.
  • 401(k) with industry-leading match and generous profit sharing.
  • Diverse portfolio of exciting and innovative design projects.
  • Commitment to sustainable design.
  • Tremendous opportunities for professional growth and advancement.

Qualification:

BSME or BS Architectural Engineering

Our competitive salary and benefits package includes:

  • Generous supplement to medical and dental  insurance for employees and family.
  • Two different medical healthcare plans to select from.
  • PTO Policy (paid vacation and sick leave) and holidays.
  • Employee 401(k) plan available.
  • Flexible Spending Account available.
  • Basic Life Insurance.
  • Long-Term Disability.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Custom Engineering is an equal-opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status.

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Electrical Engineer/Designer/Project Manager

Locations: St. Louis, Columbia, Kansas City

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering or Architectural Engineering (required)
  • Experience (5 yrs+) in the design of electrical systems for commercial construction
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Project Management experience is a plus, especially managing multiple projects at once
  • Knowledge of NEC, IBC, and other building codes, as well as LEED/sustainability design requirements

Primary Job Duties

  • Manage multiple projects as Project Manager; small MEP projects may have only one project manager.
  • Attend project meetings with the client.
  • Coordinate design requirements with internal MEP staff as well as other project team members.
  • Coordinate utility company service requirements.
  • Perform code research as applicable to each project.
  • Coordinate/Manage resources within the office to complete project tasks on schedule and within budget.
  • Prepare project budgets, write progress reports, and perform invoice reviews.
  • Perform quality control and peer reviews of project designs by others in the office.

Secondary Job Duties

  • Create a one-line diagram, estimated electrical service size and load calculations, and design narrative for the schematic design phase of projects.
  • Write and edit project construction specifications.
  • Perform NEC demand/load calculations, short circuit calculations, and voltage drop calculations.
  • Perform power, lighting, and lighting control design tasks as needed.
  • Review O&M manuals, shop drawings, and equipment submittals, and perform project site observations and punch lists.

Desired Qualifications

  • AutoCAD and/or Revit drafting experience.
  • Specific experience in healthcare electrical design.
  • PE license desired and would be expected at a later date.
  • Experience with MasterSpec CSI format.
  • SKM and AGI software knowledge desired.
  • Passed FE Exam.
  • LEED AP BD+C.

Our competitive salary and benefits package includes:

  • Generous supplement to medical and dental  insurance for employees and family.
  • Two different medical healthcare plans to select from.
  • PTO Policy (paid vacation and sick leave) and holidays.
  • Employee 401(k) plan available.
  • Flexible Spending Account available.
  • Basic Life Insurance.
  • Long-Term Disability.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Custom Engineering is an equal-opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status.

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BIM COORDINATORS/CADD TECHS

Location: St. Louis, Columbia, and Kansas City Offices

Job Description

Great opportunity to advance the company's expertise in BIM.  You will be challenged to use your Revit MEP and AutoCAD skills for the 3D drafting of mechanical and electrical systems, including HVAC, plumbing, power distribution system, generators, CCTV, fire alarm, medium voltage, roadway, and interior lighting. You will work in a fast-paced environment on various and multiple facility types, including office, retail, entertainment, aviation, hospitality, education, water/wastewater, etc.

You will create an impact on company policy and quality while improving our technical competencies.

Skills

Proficient in using software programs such as Revit MEP, BIM360, AutoCAD, Excel, and Word. Mechanical and Electrical facility familiarization is a plus.

Qualifications:

Either a minimum of five-plus years experience in AutoCAD or a minimum of two years experience in Revit MEP and 3D modeling or four plus years of Revit MEP experience and an Associates Degree preferred.

  • Stable work history preferred.
  • Proficient in BIM Modeling, AutoCAD, Revit MEP.
  • Good communication skills, both written and oral.
  • Demonstrate drafting skills using Autodesk MEP Revit.
  • Demonstrate drafting skills using AutoCAD/Revit (2016 or newer).
  • Experience in working in a team environment.
  • The ability understands deadlines and manages time effectively.


Our competitive salary and benefits package includes:

  • Generous supplement to medical and dental  insurance for employees and family.
  • Two different medical healthcare plans to select from.
  • PTO Policy (paid vacation and sick leave) and holidays.
  • Employee 401(k) plan available.
  • Flexible Spending Account available.
  • Basic Life Insurance.
  • Long-Term Disability.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Custom Engineering is an equal-opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status.

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Building Testing and Commissioning Agent / Technician CxA, CxT

Location: St. Louis, Columbia, and Kansas City

Job Description

This individual will perform commissioning, retro-commissioning, monitoring-based commissioning, energy efficiency retrofit, and Testing/Balancing of systems in commercial buildings. Specific position responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Monitor HVAC systems with building automation systems and stand-alone data loggers to troubleshoot operational problems or to find inefficient control sequences.
  • Perform on-site testing of HVAC, lighting, power, and control systems in new and existing buildings in conjunction with O&M and contractor personnel.
  • Responsible for performing assessments, detailed evaluations and measurement and verification reports and retro-commissioning plans for existing facilities
  • Provide technical support to customers through the implementation process.
  • Review operating modes, sequence of operations and specifics of equipment, operations, and maintenance.
  • Cultivate effective relationships with existing and potential key clients, customers and contractors to develop business.

Position Requirements:

  • Must be comfortable with and able to perform work on equipment accessed by ladder on building roofs, underground, and in cramped spaces.
  • Proficient computer skills (e.g. Microsoft Office Suite).
  • Knowledge of site safety procedures, including electrical safety.

Qualifications:

  • Over 4 years of direct or related experience with complex HVAC, lighting, power and control systems, including an ability to evaluate and troubleshoot, and perform measurements on same.
  • Certification in the Commissioning Process is a plus.


Our competitive salary and benefits package includes:

  • Generous supplement to medical and dental insurance for employees and family.
  • Two different medical healthcare plans to select from.
  • PTO Policy (paid vacation and sick leave) and holidays.
  • Employee 401(k) plan available.
  • Flexible Spending Account available.
  • Basic Life Insurance.
  • Long-Term Disability.


Equal Opportunity Employer

Custom Engineering is an equal-opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status.

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Our Culture

The employees are the heart of Custom Engineering.

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What is the best part of working at CEI?

“Teamwork, multi-culture, and variety of interesting projects. Cool working environment with friendly people.”

"I enjoy the variety of projects. The team chemistry. The family-oriented environment. "

"Freedom to make decisions, give open, honest feedback, and have your input taken seriously and implemented."

Why should YOU apply for a job at CEI?

"Custom Engineering is a well-rounded workplace that offers a more varied project list and friendly work environment with a more personal feel than typical larger corporate firms. Family oriented team makes collaborations and coordination easy and with efficient results. This makes teamwork more fun."

"This is a place where you can mold and grow your career and make it how you envision it to be."

“Custom [Engineering] is a great place to work, and [you] should bring [your] experiences, team-work skills, and hardworking mentality here."


We Celebrate Employee Achievements

When our employees do something big, we celebrate with them! From service anniversaries to the passing of a test and even becoming a United States Citizen, we celebrate success. It's important to us that our employees know they are appreciated. 

WRM 15th Workiversary

Walter May reached 15 years of service with Custom Enigneering in 2022.

CPSM

Erin Decker passed her CPSM (Certified Professional Services Marketer) exam in September 2019.

Safety gift

Safety Awareness Month Celebration Employee Gift