Nov 13, 2020

Sr. Plumbing Design Engineer

  • ACCO
  • Pasadena, CA, USA
Full time Engineering HVAC/Plumbing Engineer Plumbing Engineer

Job Description

We are looking for a Senior Plumbing Design Engineer to join our Pasadena, CA office!

ACCO Engineered Systems has been annually recognized by a national industry magazine as one of the top-10 specialty contractors in the United States, and the leader in its mechanical contracting field for the Western United States. We have a diverse environment of skilled professionals - field construction workers, engineering, project managers, service technicians, and supporting staff - who collaborate together and make ACCO an engaging place to work


    • Complete project planning
    • Ability to independently complete conceptual design through construction drawing development for a large complex project or multiple projects simultaneously
    • Create conceptual designs certified to Building Codes, Energy Codes, and LEED standards
    • Responsible for calculations, design, and layout of equipment and piping systems on assigned projects
    • Extensive experience in various plumbing and process piping systems including greywater systems, rainwater recovery, medical gases, laboratory gases, and process piping systems
    • Responsible for coordination of design and installation with Project Management, Construction and Service departments, Controls, and other trade partners
    • Field engineering: assist with project execution, trade coordination, scheduling, document management, and problem-solving/troubleshooting, as required
    • Responsible for the quality of plumbing and process piping design drawings and models
    • Effectively and professionally communicate with colleagues and project team members
    • Manage time to meet project schedules and task deadlines
    • Other duties as assigned by Manager or Supervisor


    • BS in Engineering or Construction Management
    • Professional Engineer license highly desirable, but not required
    • Minimum 8 years experience with a Design/Build Mechanical Contractor or plumbing consultant
    • Excellent understanding of engineering and plumbing design fundamentals
    • Thorough understanding of plumbing and/or process piping systems and applications
    • Excellent familiarity with Building Codes and industry standards
    • Proficiency in AutoCAD and Revit

Physical Requirements

The physical demands described herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Exert up to 20 lbs. of force occasionally, up to 10 lbs. of force frequently, and a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. Physical demands are in excess of those of sedentary work. Light work usually requires walking or standing to a significant degree. This position may also be required to climb stairs and ladders.


Monday through Friday beginning between 7:00 and 8:00 am and ending between 4:00 and 5:00 pm, with one hour for lunch. Occasional overtime may be necessary.

Our ideal person will have all these in addition to everything listed above:

    • OUTSTANDING COMMUNICATION SKILLS in addition to maintaining an open line of communication with employees throughout the organization, you'll demonstrate excellent communication skills, including good phone and email etiquette.
    • APPRECIATION FOR DIVERSITY you already demonstrate respect and you highly value the variety of cultures and talents that make up ACCO.
    • INNOVATION although we have a great team and effective processes in place, we feel that there is always room for improvement, and we'll look to you to be creative as you partner with stakeholders to evaluate our operations, solve ongoing issues, and develop even better systems.
    • STRONG APTITUDE for learning and developing new systems and programs.
    • GOING THE EXTRA MILE ability to work overtime, as needed.
    • WORK MANAGEMENT possesses the ability to work in a high paced environment with the ability to prioritize tasks.


    • ESOP – Employee Stock Ownership Program. An exciting benefit from ACCO to you, free of cost.
    • Company Culture of Excellence – Here at ACCO, we are flexible and foster creativity
    • Competitive Time Off including PTO, Sick Time, and Personal Time
    • Education Reimbursement Program for career development
    • United Way is our philanthropy program. We give back to the community, and we have fun while doing it! ACCO has fundraising events such as raffles and bingo throughout the year.
    • Competitive benefits package and 401k


Do you have what it takes? Click the START YOUR APPLICATION link below and submit your resume. Once you’ve applied, our dedicated Talent Acquisition team will be reviewing your resume. If your experiences match our needs, you’ll be hearing from us by phone or email.

More About Acco

Why join ACCO? ACCO Engineered Systems is one of the largest mechanical contractors in the country. Since 1934, owners and builders have selected ACCO to design, install, and maintain more than 250,000 mechanical projects. ACCO is dedicated to the design, fabrication, installation, maintenance, and service of commercial and industrial HVAC, refrigeration, plumbing, process piping, and building automation systems. Whether your project is a low or high-rise office building, a shopping mall, hospital, semiconductor fabrication facility or pharmaceutical manufacturing plant…ACCO can design, build, install, and maintain a mechanical system to meet your needs

Here at ACCO, we are a part of something bigger. Just ask our customers: California Academy of Sciences, L.A. Live, and San Francisco 49ers Stadium. While we have been around for 80+ years, we continue to grow at a dynamic pace. And we are looking for talented individuals to join our team. To read more about us, check out our ABOUT US section with current news and events.

ACCO is an Equal Opportunity Employer AA M/F/V/D. We proudly hire U.S. Military Veterans, and those qualified are encouraged to apply.

Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law. | Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision.

ACCO will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment.

At this time, ACCO is unable to provide visa sponsorship.

We will consider candidates that require VISA transfer/sponsorship for this position.


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