Strong engineering is the bedrock of great facilities. 

We promote a whole-building design approach educating our engineers to focus not only on problem-solving, but problem-predicting.

 
 
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Ready to fight against climate change? Setty is an award-winning, multi-disciplinary engineering firm that designs high-performance buildings. We are renowned for cutting edge design solutions, which encourage the efficient use of materials, energy and natural resources.

Our integrated approach combines HVAC, mechanical, electrical, plumbing and fire protection engineering skills with an in-depth knowledge of building design and environmental best practices. Join us and work in a lively environment with great opportunities to contribute and grow.

 

Available Positions

 

Electrical Engineer (Atlanta, GA | Charlottesville, VA)

Atlanta, GA | Charlottesville, VA

Responsibilities

We are seeking a highly qualified Electrical Engineer to work in our MEP Engineering Division for our Atlanta office. Duties will include design of a wide range of projects including laboratories, Hospitals, commercial, institutional, education buildings and transportation facilities. Candidate shall have at least a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering and three years of experience in the Architectural/Engineering/Construction industry. Designing systems including; controls, switch gear, lighting, power systems, emergency power systems and other special systems. Other responsibilities include preparation of CAD and REVIT drawings, system design calculations, equipment selections, technical specifications, design reports, and design narratives. Candidate may be required to coordinate work with the client and engineers of other disciplines, attend meetings, prepare meeting minutes, and communicate with clients to establish their needs and discuss design issues. Experience in incorporating sustainable (LEED) design methods in buildings a plus.

  • Collaboration in multi-discipline project teams to develop drawings and specification documents for issuance to architects, contractors and building owners.

  • Design and select luminaires and lighting controls systems.

  • Develop Performance Specification and layouts for fire alarm and other low voltage systems.

  • Engineering calculations, equipment sizing and selection for low, medium and high voltage systems.

  • Survey and evaluate existing conditions.

  • Perform construction administration, including conducting field inspections and subsequent inspection reports and answering RFIs.

  • Other tasks as needed to ensure timely and thorough support to our clients.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering with a sound knowledge of engineering fundamentals.

  • 3-7 years experience in Facilities Design Industry.

  • AutoCAD proficient.

  • Knowledge of Revit is a plus.

  • Good communication skills essential for team-based working.

  • Excellent planning and organization skills required for our fast-paced environment.

  • Must be highly motivated, proactive and willing to take on new challenges.

Desired:

  • LEED AP.

  • Experience or Interest with sustainable design.

  • Working knowledge of Navis Works and SKM software.

Mechanical Engineer (Baltimore, MD | Philadelphia, PA | Washington DC)

Baltimore, MD | Philadelphia, PA | Washington, DC

Responsibilities:

  • This dynamic role calls for an energetic and highly motivated Mechanical Engineer capable of independently performing various phases of design, including conceptual design to construction documents, engineering calculations, HVAC load calculations, HVAC system sizing & selection, specifications, and construction observations / support for federal, healthcare, laboratory, and pharmaceutical projects.

  • He or she will also respond to all RFI’s, review shop drawings, code review and analysis, conduct field visits, and develop punch lists for project closeouts. He or she will have excellent verbal & written communication skills, and serve as a representative of the firm both internally and externally.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering with a sound knowledge of engineering fundamentals.

  • P.E. license is a plus.

  • Must have 2-3 years of experience.

  • AutoCAD and REVIT proficient.

  • Advanced thermodynamics.

  • USGBC LEED a plus.

  • Good communication skills essential for team-based working.

  • Excellent planning and organization skills required for our fast-paced environment.

  • Must be highly motivated, proactive and willing to take on new challenges.

  • US Citizenship is required due to federal contract regulations.

Senior Mechanical Engineer (Baltimore, MD)

Baltimore, MD, USA

Responsibilities:

  • This dynamic role calls for an energetic and highly motivated Mechanical Engineer capable of independently performing various phases of design, including conceptual design to construction documents, engineering calculations, HVAC load calculations, HVAC system sizing & selection, specifications, and construction observations / support for federal, healthcare, laboratory, and pharmaceutical projects.

  • He or she will also respond to all RFI’s, review shop drawings, code review and analysis, conduct field visits, and develop punch lists for project closeouts. He or she will have excellent verbal & written communication skills, and serve as a representative of the firm both internally and externally.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering with a sound knowledge of engineering fundamentals.

  • Must have 8-10 years of experience.

  • Must be licensed in MD.

  • AutoCAD and REVIT proficient.

  • Advanced thermodynamics.

  • USGBC LEED a plus.

  • Good communication skills essential for team-based working.

  • Excellent planning and organization skills required for our fast-paced environment.

  • Must be highly motivated, proactive and willing to take on new challenges.

Human Resources Manager (Fairfax, VA or Washington, DC)

Fairfax, VA or Washington, DC

Job Description:

SETTY is looking for a talented, results-oriented Human Resources Manager. This is an outstanding opportunity for a human resources professional to play a leading, integral role in ensuring the continued successful growth of a mission-driven organization.

 SETTY’s Human Resources Manager (HRM) will work in an employee-focused culture with a commitment to work/life balance. The HRM will work directly with Principals to optimize employee productivity and satisfaction and to promote and shape the organizational culture.

 We are looking for a results-oriented leader to plan, implement, and evaluate human resources policies, programs, and practices. This individual will work with leadership to optimize employee engagement and promote a healthy and positive company culture.

 The HRM will also be responsible for employee relations, safety, recruiting, training module oversight and analysis, benefits, compliance and policy. This individual will also assist leadership and Office Directors in the recruitment process as well as in the day-to-day internal operations of the organization. The key responsibilities of this position are employee relations, recruitment and retention, personnel policies and procedures, benefit administration.

 Hiring and Recruitment:

  • Post and manage job requisitions and review and filter job applicants with support from Human Resources Administrators/Associates

  • Coordinate and Conduct Initial Interviews

  • Suggest and implement strategies for improving recruitment process

Employee Relations May Include:

  • Suggesting and helping implement strategies for improving the organizational culture, including increased employee communication, participation in outside social activities, and community involvement.

  • Suggesting and help implement strategies for increasing employee commitment to the organization, to improve recruiting and retention.

  • Coordinating employee welfare and wellness. Anticipate, assess, and respond effectively to the needs of employees

  • Helping resolve employee concerns and conflicts; working with senior management and Principals

  • Assisting in developing and maintaining the employee handbook

  • Planning and conducting new employee orientation, including benefits enrollment and compliance agreements

  • Planning and managing employee on-boarding, off-boarding, including participation in exit interviews

Benefits Management May Include:

  • Work with the Principals to obtain cost effective, employee serving benefits.

  • Monitor the national benefits environment for options and cost savings.

  • Recommend changes in offered benefits aimed at employee satisfaction.

  • Manage and conduct open enrollment for employees' annual benefit elections.

  • Ensure employee awareness of all available benefits, including those not requiring active election.

  • Assist in resolving employee benefit concerns and issues (e.g., with third party administrators)

 Legal and Regulatory Compliance:

  • Maintain knowledge of legal requirements and government reporting regulations affecting HR functions

  • Manage and ensure compliance to HR regulations

  • Understand and implement the requirements and best practices in maintaining employee personnel files

 Background:   

 Successful candidates will possess a strong work ethic and be highly organized, detail oriented, and accurate. This individual must be an effective communicator and relationship builder. Other keys are:

  •  Demonstrated knowledge of the principles and practices of Human Resources management, including legal requirements and government reporting regulations

  • Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources, Business, Organizational Development, or a related field.

  • 2-5 years of professional experience, proven leadership ability and outstanding administrative accomplishment.

  • 2-5 years of experience in a Human Resources position, with responsibilities including employee relations, benefits administration, and hiring/recruiting.

  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communications skills.

  • Effective problem solving and mediation skills.

  • Proficiency with office computer equipment and software.

  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced office setting.

Please Submit:

  • Cover Letter & Resume

  • Return Contact Information

Plumbing Engineer (Washington, DC)

Washington, DC

 Responsibilities:

  • This dynamic role calls for an energetic and highly motivated Plumbing Designer/Engineer capable of independently performing various phases of design, including conceptual design to construction documents, engineering calculations, HVAC load calculations, HVAC system sizing & selection, specifications, and construction observations / support for federal, healthcare, laboratory, and pharmaceutical projects.

  •  He or she will also respond to all RFI’s, review shop drawings, code review and analysis, conduct field visits, and develop punch lists for project closeouts. He or she will have excellent verbal & written communication skills and serve as a representative of the firm both internally and externally.

Required Qualification:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering with a sound knowledge of engineering fundamentals

  • Must have 0-4 years of experience

  • AutoCAD and REVIT proficient

  • Good communication skills essential for team-based working

  • Excellent planning and organization skills required for our fast-paced environment

  • Must be highly motivated, proactive and willing to take on new challenges 

Desired Skills:

  • HVAC

  • Analysis

  • Written Communication

  • Proactive

  • Construction experience

  • AutoCAD

  • HVAC Systems

  • Communication Skills

  • Plumbing Design

  • Revit

  • Architectural Design