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Mechanical Designer/Engineer - Entry Level

At Henderson Engineers, we're about more than just buildings. We're about the people, experiences and potential found inside. We're known for our technical excellence, but we bring so much more to the table. We love the process that brings buildings to life. And we're changing the industry by integrating the building design and construction process.

We view each of our employees as an essential part of our mission to lead the field.

It's What We Do

We provide total building system design services across multiple high-growth markets for industry leaders. You'll get to use your talent to work on some of the country's biggest names in retail, entertainment, mixed use, and industrial grocery.

It's How We're Different

But, we're also about more than just engineering. We're about you. You, and the hundreds of passionate employees who made us who we are today.

Together, we dream up inventions that solve industry-wide problems, design spaces that become landmarks, win medals in fitness challenges, and toast to the good life at our legendary golf tournaments.

So what will you be doing all day?

You would join us in our downtown Kansas City office as Mechanical Engineer/Designer working on things like…

  • Providing mechanical (HVAC) design services on a variety of building projects
  • Technical design on assigned projects with high growth potential into a project management role
  • Assisting in the production and quality control of construction documents (drawing and specifications) for new buildings, and for renovations and additions to existing facilities

We'd love for you to apply for this position if you…

  • Have a degree in Architectural or Mechanical Engineering
  • Have 0-3+ years of relevant MEP building design experience
  • Have knowledge of building mechanical and plumbing codes and the ability to perform accurate load calculations
  • Have previous exposure to mechanical/HVAC and plumbing design capability in commercial project design, retail, sports, entertainment or related markets
  • Have knowledge of sustainable design practices
  • Possess successful verbal and written communication skills
  • Are proficient in the use of Revit and AutoCAD and engineering modeling tools
  • Have the ability to meet fast-paced deadlines while maintaining quality design

Let's Talk Perks

We take care of our people. As a Henderson employee, you'll enjoy some pretty awesome perks. Trust us, your friends will all have work envy.


  • Flexible Work Hours ( Because we all need to balance work and life.)
  • Casual Dress Code (Be yourself, please.)
  • Paid Volunteer Time ( We literally  pay you to volunteer.)
  • Paid Parental Leave (Because we know both parents deserve to be there for a new baby.)
  • Health and Wellness Initiatives (Get Fit and Stay Fit.)
  • Receptive and Forward-Thinking Leadership ( Our doors are always open.)
  • Clear Career Path Options (We want you to excel.)


  • Industry-leading 401K match and profit sharing (When the company succeeds, we all share in that success.)
  • Paid Training for Professional Development ( We’ll pay for the time you take getting better at what you do.)
  • Performance Bonuses (When you do well, we reward you for your work.)
  • Comprehensive and Extensive Insurance ( We’ve got you covered.)
  • Paid Term Life and Disability (We’ve got your family covered, too.)
  • Financial Wellness & Coaching Program (Financial security makes you a happier team member.) 


  • 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 Henderson Building Solutions are EEO – M/F/V/D employers and participate in the E-Verify program

Visa sponsorship is not available for this opportunity

Applicants for positions with Henderson Engineers/Henderson Building Solutions 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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