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Plumbing & Fire Protection Engineer

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: : BBBH140969
  • Location: USA, New York
  • Sector: Design & Engineering, Building Services, Built Environment
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Date posted: 12/06/2019

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 5 years of experience.
  • Proficient in AutoCAD & REVIT

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