As a Plumbing and Fire Protection Engineer you will work with direct supervision and direction on tasks and smaller projects, and as a team member of a larger project under the guidance of a Senior Engineer. You will participate in the evaluation, recommendation, and specification for engineered systems or products for a project verifying compliance with applicable codes and engineering standards / practices.
Your Key Responsibilities
Supports project team in development of design documentation, plans and reports for relevant project design elements.
Participate in design activities geared toward the creation of construction documents for public and private sector projects.
Prepares and revises documentation in various project phases.
Limited construction administration duties, including RFI response and submittal reviews.
Coordinates with other building disciplines (architectural, structural, electrical, civil, etc.) to ensure compatibility with the design intent.
Some field survey and observation work required for construction activities
Assists with the development of job specific discipline specifications.
Attends project coordination meetings with internal team members and/or external consultants.
Participates in value engineering and basic cost estimating.
Implements sustainable design principles into the building design and surrounding environment.
Performs calculations of building elements and well-defined mechanical systems using company standard software and proprietary manufacturer software.
Some travel to site locations.
Your Capabilities and Credentials
Knowledge of plumbing and fire protection design.
Familiar with greater NYC codes and regulations.
Basic understanding of all phases of engineering document production and the relationship between drawings and specifications.
Recognizes when technical problems are developing and initiates appropriate corrective actions.
Ability to check own work for accuracy and completeness and manage time to meet project budget and schedule.
Ability to participate and collaborate in project team setting and to engage in creative and critical thought.
Thorough understanding of mechanical engineering concepts and ability to effectively communicate ideas to others.
Requires understanding of Microsoft Office Suite, Revit, AutoCAD.
Education and Experience
- Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Mechanical Engineering or related field & Licensed Professional Engineer (preferred, not required).
- Minimum of 2-3 years of experience.
Spencer Ogden is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.