Apr 28, 2021

Plumbing Engineer

  • Confidential
  • Leawood, KS, USA
Full time Engineering Plumbing Engineer

Job Description

Seeking a Plumbing Engineer to assist project teams in preparing plumbing system construction documents for healthcare, higher education, and commercial building type projects. The Plumbing Engineer will work with the project team throughout the design and construction process, coordinating plumbing plans with budget constraints, other project discipline design factors and client requirements. Other responsibilities include keeping up with trends in engineering, attending professional development events and staying in-touch with local industry professionals. Ideal candidates will have a strong attention to detail and a strong desire for organization.

Essential Responsibilities: 

  • Technical design and quality control on assigned projects including all plumbing system calculations and layouts
  • Coordination with other disciplines
  • Maintain best practice engineering methods
  • Production of construction documents for new buildings, renovations, and additions to existing facilities
  • Construction administration, site visits and shop drawing review per project
  • Explore and implement ways to improve cost-efficiency
  • Develop project specifications
  • Updating/correcting drawings provided by quality assurance. 
  • Assist director with quality assurance

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Education/Experience:  

Bachelor’s Degree in Architectural or Mechanical Engineering from an ABET accredited program. Minimum of 3 years of experience in the Engineering field with in-depth knowledge of plumbing systems, medical gas experience is a plus. Related experience in the design of healthcare, higher education, or commercial building systems. Knowledge of current plumbing and energy codes. Project management experience is a plus but not required.

Certifications/Licenses/Registrations:

Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) Exam required. Professional Engineering (PE) license preferred, but not required. Possession of a valid motor vehicle operator’s license and willingness to use insured personal vehicle in the course of employment. 

Qualifications/Skills:

Candidate must be proficient in Microsoft Office, AutoCAD & Revit. Candidates must be legally authorized to work permanently (i.e. without time limitations, without restrictions or without the need for work sponsorship) in the country where this position is located. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be detail oriented and able to perform each essential duty effectively. 

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Organizational skills with attention to detail
  • Time management and multi-tasking skills to meet deadlines
  • Ability to work effectively in a team atmosphere

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here 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. 

  • Regularly required to talk and hear. 
  • Frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms. 
  • Occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. 
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision; distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. 
  • Ability to travel when necessary.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. 

  • Occasionally exposed to a variety of extreme conditions at office and construction job sites. 
  • The noise level in the work environment and job sites may occasionally be loud. 

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

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