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On our mission to design efficient, sustainable places to work, learn, live, and connect.

On  our  mission  to  design  efficient,  sustainable  places  to  work,  learn,  live,  and  connect.

Metropolitan Engineering, Inc. | Shapiro-O’Brien (MEI|SO) was founded in 1942 and is the oldest active consulting engineering firm in the Washington DC region with experience in designing hundreds of buildings and thousands of interior renovation projects.

Careers

We welcome goal-oriented individuals who are eager to learn and looking for a challenge. Our belief that passion drives innovation contributes to employees' personal development and self-fulfillment.

Our diverse work environment fosters a growth mentality that pushes you to seek out and grab hold of any opportunity that may come your way.

Metropolitan Engineering Inc. provides you with the resources and wisdom you need to obtain your professional and personal goals within the Architectural, Engineering, and Construction community.

Our core values, environment and practices provide attractive benefits for employees: 

  • Broader exposure and experience 
  • Greater challenges 
  • Better compensation and rewards 
  • Enhanced professional and personal growth 
  • Less politics and corporate bureaucracy

Open Positions

JUNIOR DESIGNER
(FULL TIME)

  • Assist the project team of engineers with variety of tasks in delivering MEP - Mechanical (HVAC), Electrical, Plumbing - project design drawings and documentation, scope of work, and technical specifications. Gain exposure to all disciplines (MEP) while learning to become a multifaceted junior designer/engineer.
  • Mechanical Engineering
    Candidates will be learning how to assess and design HVAC systems for new construction and renovation projects.
  • Plumbing Engineering
    Candidates will be learning how to design piping, drainage systems and fire protection for new construction and renovation projects.
  • Electrical Engineering
    Candidates will be learning how to design power distribution, sizing of electrical equipment, and load calculations for new construction and renovation projects.

JUNIOR DESIGNER
(FULL TIME)

  • Assist the project team of engineers with variety of tasks in delivering MEP - Mechanical (HVAC), Electrical, Plumbing - project design drawings and documentation, scope of work, and technical specifications. Gain exposure to all disciplines (MEP) while learning to become a multifaceted junior designer/engineer.
  • Mechanical Engineering
    Candidates will be learning how to assess and design HVAC systems for new construction and renovation projects.
  • Plumbing Engineering
    Candidates will be learning how to design piping, drainage systems and fire protection for new construction and renovation projects.
  • Electrical Engineering
    Candidates will be learning how to design power distribution, sizing of electrical equipment, and load calculations for new construction and renovation projects.

ENGINEERING INTERN
(FULL TIME, PART-TIME, OR COLLEGE INTERNSHIP)

  • Assist the project team of engineers with variety of tasks in delivering MEP - Mechanical (HVAC), Electrical, Plumbing - project design drawings and documentation, scope of work, and technical specifications. Gain exposure to all disciplines (MEP) while learning to become a multifaceted junior designer/engineer.
  • Mechanical Engineering
    Candidates will be learning how to assess and design HVAC systems for new construction and renovation projects.
  • Plumbing Engineering
    Candidates will be learning how to design piping, drainage systems and fire protection for new construction and renovation projects.
  • Electrical Engineering
    Candidates will be learning how to design power distribution, sizing of electrical equipment, and load calculations for new construction and renovation projects.

ENGINEERING INTERN
(FULL TIME, PART-TIME, OR COLLEGE INTERNSHIP)

  • Assist the project team of engineers with variety of tasks in delivering MEP - Mechanical (HVAC), Electrical, Plumbing - project design drawings and documentation, scope of work, and technical specifications. Gain exposure to all disciplines (MEP) while learning to become a multifaceted junior designer/engineer.
  • Mechanical Engineering
    Candidates will be learning how to assess and design HVAC systems for new construction and renovation projects.
  • Plumbing Engineering
    Candidates will be learning how to design piping, drainage systems and fire protection for new construction and renovation projects.
  • Electrical Engineering
    Candidates will be learning how to design power distribution, sizing of electrical equipment, and load calculations for new construction and renovation projects.

REQUIREMENTS

Candidates for these positions shall have 0 - 3 years of experience and a A.A., B.S. or B.A. degree preferably in Engineering, Architecture, Construction or related fields:

Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Building Engineering Systems, Energy Systems, Architectural Engineering

Prior AutoCAD/Revit experience preferred