Mechanical Engineer

Rochester, NY


Maintains responsibility for mechanical engineering design in support of renovations and additions to University facilities. Provides full range of professional mechanical engineering services in all phases of research, design and construction.


  • Under general direction and with latitude for independent action and initiative:

  • Manages and coordinates in-house mechanical design projects including responsibility for planning, scheduling, estimating, client contact, preliminary and final design/drawings, preparation of contract documents, bidding, field supervision, project inspection, and approval for conformance and payment, etc.

  • Maintains general familiarity with project and dialogue with client on matters related to project. May assign and supervise selected tasks to subordinate staff.

  • Maintains authority to seal and certify drawings.

  • Provides professional advice and judgment in application of building and fire codes, understanding of project procedures, processing of project documents and relationships with clients.

  • Prepares recommendations on building maintenance.


Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering and 6 years of experience in all phases of relevant mechanical engineering work, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Master's preferred. (Eligible for New York State Mechanical Engineer license.)

The University of Rochester is committed to fostering, cultivating, and preserving a culture of equity, diversity, and inclusion to advance the University’s mission to Learn, Discover, Heal, Create – and Make the World Ever Better. In support of our values and those of our society, the University is committed to not discriminating on the basis of age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, military/veteran status, national origin, race, religion/creed, sex, sexual orientation, citizenship status, or any other status protected by law. This commitment extends to the administration of our policies, admissions, employment, access, and recruitment of candidates from underrepresented populations, veterans, and persons with disabilities consistent with these values and government contractor Affirmative Action obligations.

How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

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Pay Range

Pay Range: $ 84,700 - $127,100 Annually

The referenced pay range represents the minimum and maximum compensation for this job. Individual annual salaries/hourly rates will be set within the job’s compensation range, and will be determined by considering factors including, but not limited to, market data, education, experience, qualifications, expertise of the individual, and internal equity considerations.

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