The Haskell Company

Senior Engineer - Refrigeration

Job Locations US-Remote
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Are you ready to move your career forward, and start the BEST job of your life? Haskell is committed to providing you with the resources to help you grow and discover your potential. We promote an environment that encourages innovative ideas and allows you to develop the best “how” to get the job done.


Haskell’s Design & Consulting Team unites architecture, engineering, and consulting professionals from across industries and geographies. Our diverse and innovative team allows Haskell to serve our clients with multiple project delivery methods including design-build, engineer-procure-construct, fee-for-service, or consulting services. These services allow our team to form a strong rapport with clients, marshalling them as they grow and helping them address industry and market challenges. The Design & Consulting Team serves a diverse set of markets including food and beverage, consumer products, aviation and aerospace, civil infrastructure, healthcare, and Federal Government projects. As a team member at Haskell, you’ll have the opportunity to work on impactful projects that will challenge your creativity, innovation, and expand your skill set.


In this role, you will be responsible for assigned projects including engineering, design, coordination, client communications, and associated construction administration. This position's responsibilities include performance of or oversight of engineering calculations, systems and equipment selection, refrigeration and process cooling systems design and drafting, supervision of the refrigeration engineers and designers assigned to the project, project design budget management, and project schedule management.  This person will assist the Lead Engineer on various tasks to ensure success of the discipline within the business unit.


Job Responsibilities:


  • Conceptual Design:
    • Ensures understanding and compliance with owner’s building program requirements and corporate standards related to refrigeration systems design.
    • Confirms and reviews applicable codes and standards such as but not limited to the International Building Code Council (Mechanical, and Fire), ASHRAE Standards (90.1, 62 and 15) IIAR standards and NFPA.
    • Given the scope of design services, the owner’s building program and facility standards, building code research and relevant industry standards, establish and document the refrigeration systems basis of design and in doing so provide clarification, qualifications, and design assumptions regarding relevant design issues.
    • Works with building/facility owner to ensure that the appropriate cost-effective systems/products are utilized in their facility.
    • Works with building owner and construction management team to validate construction cost and provide value engineering options as may be necessary.

  • Detailed Design:
    • Establishment of the building envelop thermal insulation values for the purpose of developing refrigeration load calculations.
    • Performs and documents engineering calculations related to refrigeration and process cooling systems for the purpose of selecting code compliant systems and equipment.
    • Preforms design, layout and size, chilled glycol, chilled water, condenser systems and related equipment.
    • Performs design, layout and sizing of ammonia, CO2 and synthetic refrigeration equipment selections.
    • Performs design, layout and sizing of ammonia, CO2 and synthetic refrigeration systems.
    • Drafts or oversees the drafting of the refrigeration and process cooling systems and in doing so establishes the appropriate level of drawing detail to ensure completeness and accuracy of design and construction cost.
    • Schedules refrigeration equipment with the appropriate accessories and remarks.
    • Develops the necessary control drawings (schematics, points list and sequence of operation) to ensure adequate environmental temperature and humidity control or system and equipment performance.
    • Ensures that there are complete and accurate specifications.

  • Construction Support:
    • Problem solving for field challenges.
    • Shop drawing/Submittal reviews.
    • Completes field inspections and reports.
    • Completes photograph review.
    • Responds to RFI’s.

  • Project Management (Design):
    • Supervision of the staff assigned to the projects.
    • Ensuring staff utilization.
    • Overseeing the work performed by the assigned staff.
    • Prepares design man-hour estimates and scope write-ups for assigned proposals and/or projects.

  • Profitability:
    • Designs project within provided design budget and negotiates additional design fees when scope is expanded.

  • Planning/Scheduling:
      • Provides direction for what is to be included in design package issue (pricing documents, SD, DD, and CD).
      • Works with projects EM/DMs to ensure that project schedule will be met and complete documents provided for each submission.

  • Professional Development:
    • Maintains required licensing CEU.
    • Proactively attempts to receive in-house/out-of-house training to maintains design skills.

  • Leadership
    • Manages assigned staff on the projects.
    • Provides mentoring of assigned staff.


  • Bachelor of Science in engineering from an ABET accredited program preferred.
  • Typical minimum of tens years of experience after PE licensure with specific industry focus.

Specific Knowledge, Skills, License, Certifications:

  • Licensed Professional Engineer
  • Creative, innovative and on leading edge of discipline technology and knowledgeable across systems building types.
  • Active participation in professional organizations.
  • Ability to read and effectively interpret building construction documentation and associated reports.
  • Excellent interpersonal/communication skills to effectively work with others and interact with all levels of management.
  • Excellent organizational skills to handle/prioritize multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Excellent writeen and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong negotiation/conflict resolution skills.

Haskell offers a very robust and comprehensive benefits package! Some of our offerings are:


  • Health, dental, and vision insurance plans
  • Company provided hospital indemnity, accident and critical care plans
  • Retirement savings plan (401k) with company discretionary matching contributions
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan
  • Paid time off and nine company holidays
  • Professional development and training opportunities to enhance your skills and advance your career
  • Flexible work hours and remote work options
  • Employee assistance programs for physical and mental well-being
  • Opportunities for growth and advancement within the organization
  • AND many more!

Environmental Factors and/or Physical Requirements:


While performing the duties of this job, this position is required to have ordinary ambulatory skills sufficient to visit other locations; and the ability to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, and manipulate (lift, carry, move) light to medium weights of 10-50 pounds. Requires good hand-eye coordination, and arm, hand and finger dexterity, including the ability to grasp, and visual acuity to use a keyboard, operate equipment and read application/form information. The associate frequently is required to sit, reach with hands and arms, talk, and hear.


Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities:


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability, or protected veteran status.


Haskell will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act of 2008. The job description will be reviewed periodically as duties and responsibilities change with business necessities. Essential and marginal job functions are subject to modification. 


Haskell is a Drug-Free Workplace.


Salary Range:


The base salary for this position is $105,000 - $175,000. The actual salary will be determined based on the candidate's knowledge, skills, experience, and location.






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