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Office Principal

San Antonio, TX 78217

Posted: 11/27/2023 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Positions Job Number: 127969

Job Description

LK Jordan & Associates are seeking an experienced Office Principal who lives in the San Antonio, TX area for an Engineering Firm that strives to be always innovative, adaptable, and responsive to exceed their client’s expectations.  We view engineering design as a means to transform our communities and the lives of all of us who live here.

The potential candidate will be a “market leader” for the San Antonio office and will be responsible for growing the size and revenue of the office. Responsible for leading, managing, procuring, growing, and executing the efforts of the San Antonio office, that presently performs design and engineering services for Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing, and Structural, as well as Commissioning services in a variety of markets including commercial, education, healthcare, transportation, infrastructure, multi-family, travel & leisure, and civic.


Duties and Responsibilities

Essential duties and functions may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned.

Lead and Manage the San Antonio Office and Staff

  • Function as a Market Leader for the San Antonio office and be responsible for growing the number of employees in the San Antonio office.

  • Lead and manage the San Antonio office.

  • Manage and mentor San Antonio staff.

  • Manage project costs and profitability of the San Antonio office.

  • Be a subject matter expert in the MEP Design and Management processes to train others.

  • Lead in updating and refining the MEP Design processes based on new technology.

  • Assist in developing tools and templates for the MEP Department.


Develop New Business and Maintain Existing Clients

  • Increase the revenue generated from the San Antonio office.

  • Assist in Request for Qualification (RFQ) project write-ups and participate in project interviews when required.

  • Assist with general business development efforts such as meeting new clients and maintaining existing client relationships.

  • Generate leads to pursue MEP Design, Structural Design and Commissioning work.

  • Collaborate with other department heads (Marketing, MEP, Structural, CxA) to develop business.


Function as a Managing Engineer

  • Work with Engineering Project Managers, the owner, design team, and construction/installation partners to review projects and troubleshoot as needed and perform QA/QC services.

  • Leverage industry expertise to troubleshoot maintenance and system issues.

  • Wherever senior leadership is needed, collaborate with project managers and project team members (internally and externally) to facilitate a successful project.

  • Assist owners and/or clients to develop owner project requirements.

  • Provide leadership and knowledge to assist Project Engineers with MEP specifications, when needed.

  • Perform step-by-step review and verification of project MEP design and QA/QC procedures.

  • Assist with performing MEP job observation site visits and issuing job observation reports, when needed.




Qualifications include:

  • Bachelor of Science or advanced degree in Mechanical (HVAC) or Electrical Engineering.

  • Professional Engineer license in the state of Texas.

  • Ten (10) plus years of related industry experience is desired, including a sound background in MEP Engineering Design.

  • Project management expertise, including scheduling, budgeting, and resource planning.

  • Business development experience.

  • Experience developing proposals.

  • Proficiency in client facing activities, client relationship building and client management skills.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Proficiency in MS Office and general computer use.

  • Experience using Revu Bluebeam.

  • Technical knowledge of MEP system design and operation, and experience with controls and instrumentation (design and implementation).

  • Familiar with the engineering submittal review and RFI processes.

  • Familiar with MEP construction standards and guidelines.

  • Ability to view drawings in AutoCAD and Revit.


Working Conditions


This is a full-time position that may require travel within Texas.


Physical Requirements


This role will require office work and site work to perform in MEP design and observation tasks. Ability to be active and mobile on job sites is required. Ability to climb ladders/stairs and to lift and carry loads in excess of 20 lbs. is needed, as well as ability to be on a job site for extended periods of time (8-10 hours).

For a Confidential Conversation regarding this outstanding career opportunity please contact: Roy Campbell | 210.541.0471 or to apply please send your resume to

Our most successful Candidates come from referrals, so if this position doesn’t look like a great opportunity for you - but you happen to know or have coached this special talent - please forward this email to them or refer me their name in confidence.  Thank you for your consideration!


“L.K. Jordan & Associates is and equal opportunity employers”.
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