Our client is a Engineering Design and Commissioning Company that has a national footprint and specializes in MEP Critical Facilities Design. They provide design, commissioning, consulting and management expertise in the Critical Facilities Space. They have a mindset to provide reliability, energy efficiency, sustainable design and LEED expertise when providing these consulting services for Enterprise, Colocation and Hyperscale Companies. This career-growth minded opportunity offers exciting projects with leading-edge technology and innovation as well as competitive salaries and benefits. Fire Protection and Plumbing Engineer - Chicago, IL
Candidate will work with customers to gather design requirements for plumbing and fire protection design projects supporting various mission critical / data center centric projects. Will translate requirements to internal design team, while providing updates to customer.
Design Plumbing and Fire protection systems in mission critical facilities - trade floors, labs, control rooms, data centers, etc.
Fire and plumbing engineering and design of systems cold and hot water systems, non-potable water systems, water treatment, sanitary drainage and vent systems, storm drainage systems, all types of pumping systems, natural gas distribution systems, special plumbing systems; fire suppression systems; sprinkler piping design, including hydraulic calculations; Incipient fire detection systems
Work on multiple projects simultaneously
Coordinate with other internal engineering disciplines to achieve successful, functional and innovative designs for our clients
Interact with other building disciplines (architectural, structural, electrical, mechanical, civil, controls, etc.) to ensure compatibility with the design intent
Select equipment for use in building systems and write reports
Provide specifications for all fire protection and plumbing materials and equipment
Go to client site as needed for project meetings/site observations
Perform field surveys at customer sites to document existing conditions and/or observation of construction activities
Participate in client project requirement meetings and value analysis and basic cost estimating
Conduct QA /QC / quality assurance and quality control on project
Perform and oversee the performance of load calculations and system design using company standard software, and proprietary manufacturer software
Develop Plumbing and Fire Protection Drawings
Design and document Plumbing and Fire Protection systems
Assist in the continued development and updating of standards and specifications for the plumbing and fire protection
Familiarity with renovation and new work projects; appropriate codes, standards and industry best practices
Prepare Contract Documents using Revit and AutoCAD
Engage in the development of a design through sketches, electronic models, diagrams, and other visual formats
Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical / Fire Protection / Plumbing engineering degree required
Previous experience at an engineering consulting MEP firm a big plus
PE; Professional Engineer a big plus
Mission Critical Facilities Experience a huge plus!
5+ years’ experience or more of plumbing design and fire protection systems
Strong technical knowledge in fire protection and plumbing
Excellent organization and planning skills
A sound knowledge of engineering fundamentals
Highly motivated, proactive and willing to take on new challenges
Strong computer skills and skilled in software typically used in plumbing / fire protection design (i.e. hydraulic calculations, etc.)
Strong working knowledge of building, plumbing and fire codes
Strong communication skills! Excellent written and verbal!
Revit Experience is a must
Ability to interface with clients
International Codes and NFPA Requirements
Please send resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org ( resume at Pkaza dot com) with 16278094 in the subject. After applying, if you have further questions, you may call 973-895-5200 and ask for Iggy. You can also submit via our career portal and take a look at other Critical Facility openings we are working on at, https://www.pkaza.com/jobs/
If you are in Data Center Facilities but this opportunity is not what you are looking for let’s still talk. New openings are coming in weekly and others we are not allowed to post. We also not only keep leads confidential but pay for referrals as well.
Company offers competitive salaries and benefits package including medical insurance, a 401(k) plan.
EOE/AA Employer M/F/D/V
Pkaza, LLC is a third-party employment firm. All fees assessed by Pkaza will be paid by our employer that we represent and not by the candidate.