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At Timberlake Engineering, a Custom Engineering Company, we have a variety of employment opportunities available for qualified candidates. This is an environment where you will be accountable for your work and respected 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.

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Custom Engineering is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/V/D.
E-mail resumes to mynextjob@customengr.com.

Locations: Kansas City, St. Louis, & Columbia, MO

Electrical Engineer/Project Manager

Locations: St. Louis, Columbia, & Kansas City

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering or Architectural Engineering (Required)
  • Experience (5 Yrs+) in Design of Electrical Systems for Commercial Construction
  • Excellent Verbal & Written Communication Skills
  • Project Management Experience a Plus, Especially Managing Multiple Projects at Once
  • Knowledge of NEC, IBC, & 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 1 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 & within Budget
  • Prepare Project Budgets, Write Progress Reports, & Perform Invoice Review
  • Perform Quality Control & Peer Reviews of Project Designs by Others in the Office

Secondary Job Duties:

  • Create a 1-Line Diagram, Estimated Electrical Service Size & Load Calculations, & Design Narrative for the Schematic Design Phase of Projects
  • Write & Edit Project Construction Specifications
  • Perform NEC Demand/Load Calculations, Short Circuit Calculations, & Voltage Drop Calculations
  • Perform Power, Lighting, & Lighting Controls Design Tasks as Needed
  • Review O&M Manuals, Shop Drawings, Equipment Submittals, Perform Project Site Observations & Punch Lists

Desired Qualifications:

  • AutoCAD or Revit Drafting Experience
  • Specific Experience in Healthcare Electrical Design
  • PE License Desired & Would Be Expected at a Later Date
  • Experience with MasterSpec CSI Format
  • SKM & AGI Software Knowledge Desired
  • Passed FE Exam

Competitive Salary & Benefits Package:

  • Generous Supplement to Medical & Dental Insurance for Employee & Family
  • Two Different Medical Health Care Plans to Select from
  • PTO Policy (Paid Vacation & Sick Leave) & Holidays
  • Employee 401(K) Plan Available
  • Flexible Spending Account Available
  • Basic Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

Mechanical HVAC 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 & Specifications) for New Buildings, & for Renovations & Additions to Existing Facilities
  • Create & 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 or professional registration and at least 5 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 & the Ability to Perform Accurate Load Calculations
  • Strong mechanical/HVAC Design Capability in Retail, Commercial, Central Plants, Boilers, Cooling Towers, & Related Markets
  • Knowledge of Sustainable Design Practices
  • Successful Verbal & 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, We Are Committed to the Support & Growth of Our Employees by Providing Several Key Benefits, Which Include:

    - Competitive Compensation & High Bonus Potential
    - Business Casual Attire Workplace Flexible Hours
    - Diverse Portfolio of Exciting & Innovative Design Projects
    - Tremendous Opportunities for Professional Growth & Advancement
    - Family-Friendly Working Environment
    - 401(K) with Industry-Leading Match & Generous Profit Sharing
    - Commitment to Sustainable Design


  • BSME or BS Architectural Engineering
  • Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

Building Testing & Commissioning Technician

Location: Columbia

Job Description:

  • Perform Commissioning, Retro-Commissioning, Monitoring-Based Commissioning, Energy Efficiency Retrofit, & Testing/Balancing of Systems in Commercial Buildings
  • Monitor HVAC Systems with Building Automation Systems & Stand-Alone Data Loggers to Troubleshoot Operational Problems or to Find Inefficient Control Sequences
  • Perform on-Site Testing of HVAC, Lighting, Power, & Control Systems in New & Existing Buildings in Conjunction with O&M & Contractor Personnel
  • Responsible for Performing Assessments, Detailed Evaluations & Measurement & Verification Reports & Retro-Commissioning Plans for Existing Facilities
  • Provide Technical Support to Customers Through the Implementation Process
  • Review Operating Modes, Sequence of Operations & Specifics of Equipment, Operations, & Maintenance
  • Cultivate Effective Relationships with Existing & Potential Key Clients, Customers, & Contractors to Develop Business


  • Over 4 Years of Direct or Related Experience with Complex HVAC, Lighting, Power, & Control Systems, Including an Ability to Evaluate & Troubleshoot, & Perform Measurements on Same
  • Comfortable with and Able to Perform Work on Equipment Accessed by Ladder on Building Roofs, Underground, & in Cramped Spaces
    Proficient Computer Skills (E.G. Microsoft Office Suite)
  • Certification in the Commissioning Process Is a Plus, However, We Are Willing to Train
  • Knowledge of Site Safety Procedures, Including Electrical Safety

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V