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At Henderson Engineers, we’re about more than buildings. We’re about the people, experiences, and potential found inside. Since 1970, our emphasis has been on technical excellence, client-centric relationships, and helping both people and projects reach their full potential.

We provide single-source design and service solutions for the life of the building, from initial design to remodeling to commissioning. We provide total building system design services including mechanical, electrical, plumbing, refrigeration, architectural lighting, fire and life safety, code consulting, audio-visual, broadcast, security, technology, commissioning, engineer-led design-build, and sustainability consulting.

With 12 locations across the country, our nationwide footprint provides seamless project service wherever our clients need us. We’re always focused on how the building’s design impacts its functionality. Simply put, we make buildings work.

Henderson designs systems for various facility types in markets including retail, sports, grocery, healthcare, education, corporate, and multi-use. Check out the Portfolio section on our website to see a virtual tour of our past and present projects.


We are currently seeking a Mechanical Engineer/Designer- PM for our Lenexa Headquarters Office.  This individual will provide mechanical (HVAC) design services and project management a variety of building projects with an emphasis on retail and entertainment markets.  Specific position responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Technical design on assigned projects with high growth potential into a project management role
  • Assist in the production and quality control of construction documents (drawings and specifications) for new buildings, and for renovations and additions to existing facilities
  • Maintain project schedules and oversee quality
  • Provide coordination of project designs with other disciplines and clients
  • Maintain positive client relationships

Position Requirements

Our ideal candidate will have a degree in Architectural or Mechanical Engineering, and 5-7 years of relevant MEP building design experience. The ideal candidate will also demonstrate success in the following skills and abilities:

  • Knowledge of building mechanical and plumbing codes and the ability to perform accurate load calculations
  • Previous exposure to mechanical/HVAC and plumbing design capability in commercial project design, retail, entertainment or related markets
  • Knowledge of sustainable design practices
  • Successful verbal and written communication skills
  • Highly proficient in the use of Revit and Auto CAD other and engineering modeling tools
  • PE License strongly preferred
  • Experience in Entertainment and Retail program design strongly preferred
  • Project Management experience preferred
  • Ability to meet fast-paced deadlines while maintaining quality design


Henderson Engineers' success is a direct result of quality individuals working together toward one common goal – long-standing client relationships. To this end, Henderson Engineers is committed to the support and growth of our employees by providing several key benefits which include:

  • Competitive compensation and high bonus potential
  • 401(k) with industry-leading match and generous profit sharing
  • Casual attire workplace
  • Paternal Leave Policy
  • Flexible hours
  • Family-friendly working environment
  • Company-sponsored activities for employees and their families
  • Diverse portfolio of exciting and innovative design projects
  • Tremendous opportunities for professional growth and advancement
  • Commitment to sustainable design
  • A comprehensive wellness program supporting physical, financial, social, career and community essentials


  • 2015 “Healthiest Employer” – Kansas City Business Journal
  • 2014 -2015 “#1 Top Engineering Firm- Commercial Construction and Renovation”
  • 2014 “Hall of Champions” – Kansas City Business Journal
  • 2011-2014 “Top 20 MEP Giants List”- Consulting-Specifying Engineer
  • 2011 “Merit Award for Excellence in Architecture” – AIA Central States
  • 2010-2014 “Top Engineering Firms Nationwide- Building Design & Construction” (BD+C)
  • 2010-2015 “Top 10 Retail Architects/ Engineers Report”- Commercial Construction and Renovation
  • 2010-2015 “Top 50 Engineering Firms Nationwide – Building Design & Construction” 
  • 2009 “Engineering Firm of the Year” – American Subcontractors Association- Kansas City
  • 2009 “Top Ten Green Projects”- AIA Committee on the Environment (COTE)
  • 2009, 2010, 2014 “Champion of Business” – Kansas City Business Journal
  • 2008-2016 “Top 500 Design Firms” – ENR
  • 2006, 2007, 2009-2015 Finalist “Best Places to Work” – Kansas City Business Journal

Henderson Engineers, Inc. and Outcome Construction Services are EEO – M/F/V/D employers and participate in the E-Verify program

Applicants for positions with Henderson Engineers/Outcome Construction Services must be legally authorized to work in the United States, and verification of eligibility will be required at the time of commencement of employment.

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