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Plumbing / Fire Protection Engineer

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: New York
  • Salary: $90000 - $140000 per annum, Benefits: 401k
  • Job reference: jdp/fpennyc
  • Sector: Traffic Engineering , Fire, Forensics , LVI Associates, Transportation
  • Date posted: 12/02/2018
Plumbing / Fire protection Engineer Overview:


Plans and conducts work requiring judgment regarding the independent evaluation, selection and substantial adaptation and modification of standard techniques, procedures, and criteria.  Successfully completes small to medium engineering projects by organizing and controlling project elements. Works closely with the Project Managers (PM) or Senior Project Engineers for technical review and guidance.


Plumbing / Fire protection Engineer Responsibilities:
  • Prepare basic deliverables and products including calculations, drawings, and specifications
  • Set deadlines and assigns responsibilities
  • Examine field conditions as required to support development and completion of projects
  • Design plumbing and fire protection systems including calculations of preliminary water, gas, sanitary/sewer and storm loads while adhering to the firm’s QA/QC process
  • Develop project specifications
  • Attend meetings with architects, owners and building managers to discuss future and or current projects
  • Responsible for meeting the client’s project goals and objectives
  • Represent the company in a professional manner in all dealings with owners, architects, vendors, other design professionals and contractors
  • Assist in business development by pursuing new work including participation in client presentations
  • Assist in the firm’s human resource efforts through training and mentoring junior firm members
  • Enhances the firm’s reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing internal and external client requests
  • Demonstrates core values and serves as a role model/mentor to all firm members
  • Updates job knowledge and technical expertise by participating in educational opportunities, reading professional publications, participating in technical organizations and obtaining certifications in area of expertise and participating in the firm’s Technical Committee as requested
  • Perform other duties as assigned
Plumbing / Fire protection Engineer Skills/Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited engineering program
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience with a consulting engineering firm
  • Comprehensive knowledge and interpretation of code compliance requirements and industry standards
  • Possess clear and concise verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision and in a highly collaborative team environment
  • Ability to consistently set goals and meet deadlines and adapt to flexible responsibilities
  • Proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)
  • Experience with Deltek Vision or Project Resource Management software is preferred
  • Ability to meet and exceed client expectations
Plumbing / Fire protection Engineer Required/Preferred Credentials:
  • PE license is preferred
  • LEED Certification is preferred
  • Certifications in areas of expertise are preferred