Mechanical Designer

Colby Company is a midsize design firm specializing in architecture and mechanical, structural, electrical, fire protection and civil engineering. Sixty employees strong, Colby Co. is noted for its commitment to technical and service excellence and a fun, flexible, rigorous work environment. Located in the vibrant small city of Portland, Maine, Colby Co. offers a balance of opportunities for working and living well. Colby Co. has been named to both the 2018, 2019 and 2020 “Best Places to Work in Maine” lists, ranking in the Top Ten each year.

We currently have a full-time position open for a Mechanical Designer with 10+ years of building and industrial experience in a consulting engineering design firm setting. We are looking for a designer who can prepare plans and coordinate drawings for a broad range of mechanical engineering designs including HVAC systems, industrial systems (pumps, heat exchangers, piping, etc.); system controls; boiler design and machine design. The successful candidate will bring a deep, successful track record of design and quality control. In addition to an outstanding technical skillset, s/he will be a quick, flexible thinker and problem-solver who is accustomed to working in fluid teams on tight deadlines.

This position is a part of the Mechanical Engineering Department which is comprised of mechanical, fire protection, and controls engineers. Additionally, Colby Co. offers electrical, structural, civil and fire protection engineering and architecture with our in-house staff. You will have the opportunity to work on multidisciplinary design teams as many of our projects encompass more than one discipline. Projects range in size from $50,000 to $90M in construction value for State, Federal, Industrial and Commercial clients.

Desired traits:

• Proficiency in AutoCAD or AutoCAD MEP

• Ability to coordinate with multiple disciplines

• Experience with BIM a plus

• Experience with Trane Trace 700 and/or DOE 2 a plus

In addition to a comprehensive insurance and retirement benefits package, Colby Co. offers two paid volunteer days a year, paid educational reimbursement, summer hours, paid time off (PTO), anniversary bonuses, flex time, and company outings.

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to

Colby Company LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.