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Mechanical Engineer

Rockville, Maryland, 20852, United States
May 28, 2018

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Amir EsHaghi, PE

Mechanical Engineer

Cell: 410-***-****

Home: 240-***-****



Seeking a mechanical engineering position near the Washington DC Metropolitan area


Over fifteen years of experience in mechanical engineering projects including management, design, preparation and modification of technical documents with responsibilities to coordinate a project from study to design and through construction, start-up and commissioning

Design the most appropriate mechanical systems within the client’s budget and time limitations, while working successfully in a multi-disciplined team environment on multiple projects.

Design HPU, HPL, HVAC, piping systems, fire protection, sanitary, steam, storm systems and mechanical utilities

Performed calculations for storm water, sewage system, compressed air, heating and cooling load, fire protection, hydraulic system, utilize programs

Utilize AutoCAD, Solid Edge, Solid works, and Revit to create drawing packages including equipment and pipe/duct arrangements, plan views, riser diagrams, P&ID, schedules and specifications

Design P&ID and select mechanical equipment such as pumps, instruments, filters, switches and govern cost estimation

Perform on site investigation of existing mechanical systems

Review technical guidelines in equipment selection, layout design and review other engineers work, including design and specifications

Knowledge relative to energy efficiency of central plant equipment type and installation

Experience in installation, commissioning and troubleshooting mechanical and electrical systems; HPU, HVAC, fire protection systems and pumps

Good knowledge of ASHRAE, API, NFPA, ASME/ ASTM and ANSI standards

Knowledge of co-generation and renewable energy systems

Problem-solving and analytical skills as evidenced by ability to provide analysis and recommendations to improve system operations

Lead project teams and serve as the primary contact for the discipline with clients. Resolve customer concerns, determine nature and extent of problem, and recommend remedial measures during feasibility studies, design, construction, installation and commissioning

Experienced in Quality and Safety Management Systems in various fields such as manufacturing, and engineering, and worked as internal ISO Auditor

Quality management systems (ISO 9001, 2000)

European Foundation for Quality Management (EFQM)

PE License


AutoCAD, Solid Edge, REVIT, MicroStation, CAESAR II 4.2, Solid works, MS-Office (Word, Excel, Access, Outlook) MS Project, Primavera, MATLAB, FORTRAN, LabVIEW


Voith Hydro Inc., 2014 – Now (Full Time)

Lead Mechanical Engineer,

Design hydraulic and its components for various systems; Hydraulic systems, High Pressure system, cooling and drainage systems

Hydraulic, heating and cooling calculations, preparing submittals, project management and budget controls

Perform calculation, and develop documentation include specifications, 3D CAD models, 2D drawings, P&ID, Equipment arrangements, and schedules

Select mechanical equipment such as pumps, instruments, filters, switches and govern cost estimation

Properly assess and take appropriate action to identify and solve problems during design or in the field during commissioning

Preparation of tender documents and drawings and technical evaluation of equipment bids and participation in contract negotiations

Coordinate work with other engineering disciplines, contractors, civil related to equipment, interfaces and terminal points, during preliminary and feasibility studies; design, construction, installation and commissioning for the successful execution of the project

Above jobs have been done in 8 projects

Arora Engineers Inc, 2013- 2014(Full Time)

Mechanical Engineer

Mechanical design and design review: Hydraulic calculations, HVAC systems, boilers, chillers, water systems, air systems, conventional domestic water, sanitary and storm.

Selection of the mechanical equipment; heat pumps, DX systems, air handling and fan coil units

Developed solutions to design problems and coordinate with civil and client

Performed site surveys for incorporation of existing conditions into construction documents

Above jobs have been done in 2 projects: BWI D/E connector project and a School

University Of Maryland 2009 – 2013 (Full Time)

Graduate Research and Teaching Assistant

Conducted research, design, development, fabrication and calibration of dynamic pressure sensors, and temperature sensors in areas affecting performance, and reliability

Investigated acoustic measurements for finding noise source, location and measuring sound pressure level (SPL)

Evaluated production process utilizing digital signal processing on high data rate systems. Computer programs were developed as required to aid these studies

Farab Co.; (Farab engineering group, Hydro-Québec) 1996-2007 (Full Time)

Mechanical Engineer

Prepared tender/ bidding documents and drawings for HVAC and fire protection systems

Designed fire protection systems; fire protection hydraulic calculations, piping plans, piping isometrics, material requisition and detail drawings

Selected the mechanical equipment such as pumps, compressors, deluge valves, sprinklers and governed cost estimation for auxiliary systems

Arranged portable fire protection apparatus and fire hose cabinets and 3D modeling of piping

Designed hydrostatic test flow diagrams; cooling water, fire protection, and compressed air drainage

Worked with different standards for welding, atmospheric tank and pressure tanks: ASME, ANSI, ASTM and API

Reviewed technical guidelines in equipment selection and layout design to ensure designs meet the scope of work, interfaces, and standard requirements

Development of equipment arrangement, general arrangement, opening/ embedded drawings and equipment list linked to the civil drawings for the whole project

Prepared project schedule for all phases; Engineering, Basic Engineering, Manufacturing, Transportation, and Field service

Above jobs had been done in 4 projects


Quality management systems (ISO 9001, 2000)

European Foundation for Quality Management (EFQM)

PE License


Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park

M.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Azad University, Tehran

B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, University of Tehran, Tehran


Eshaghi A. Gupta, A. K., “Homogeneous and Heterogeneous Sensor for Combustion Systems,” ProQuest UMI, ID number "13664", 2013

Eshaghi A., Singh, A. V., Yu, M., Bryden, K. M., and Gupta, A. K., “Simultaneous Time-Resolved Fluctuating Temperature and Acoustic Pressure Field Measurements in a Premixed Swirl Flame,” Applied Energy Journal, 2013

Singh, A. V., Eshaghi A., Yu, M., Gupta, A. K., and Boyden, K. M., “Acoustic Source Localization using Microphone Arrays by TDOA Method,” 48th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference & Exhibit 10th Annual International Energy Conversion Engineering Conference, 2012

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