Mechanical - Fire Protection, Mechanical Engineering
4 Year Degree
We are seeking a Senior Plumbing/Fire Protection Engineer to support fire protection and plumbing design efforts in Gannet Fleming’s Los Angeles Office. Candidate will be responsible for designing plumbing systems; medical gas and vacuum systems; fluid distribution systems; fire protection systems; site utilities. Experience required includes systems design and applications, economic evaluations, life-cycle cost analyses, energy and water conservation, equipment selection, specifications, construction estimating, bidding documents and construction administration.
Responsibilities will include:
Design of plumbing systems for various projects including commercial buildings, labs, hospitals, maintenance buildings, educational buildings, manufacturing facilities, air ports, research facilities.
Type of system will include waste, water, vent, gases, medical vacuum and air, specialty gases, fuel oil systems, fire protection systems, dry agent systems, swimming pools and water fountains and specialty plumbing systems.
Survey and studies of building plumbing and fire protection equipment and systems
Technical direction of plumbing and fire protection designers and technicians on specific projects
Progress and other report writing
Project specification writing
Code interpretation and resolutions with AHJ
Proactive problem identification and resolution
Coordination and verification of project deliverables
Participate in business development meetings with prospective clients, proposal preparation and delivery, as well as general client interaction
Travel to/from project sites and GF offices for project work.
Minimum Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or Fire Protection Engineering.
10 to 15-years of experience in plumbing and fire protection engineering consulting
A thorough understanding of plumbing and fire protection building codes and construction standards
Computer proficiency in applications within MS Office Suite (Excel, Word, Outlook)
Knowledge of Autocad, and BIM.
Experience with Healthcare, Higher Education and industrial facilities preferred
Excellent writing and oral communication skill required
LEED Accreditation a plus.
Knowledge of Plumbing and Fire Protection Engineering software a plus.
Gannett Fleming is a global planning, design, and construction management firm with more than 60 offices worldwide. Founded in 1915, we have fostered a culture of service and innovation with more than 2,000 diverse and talented professionals. Consistently ranked among the nation’s most prestigious engineering firms, we provide multi-discipline engineering services, including civil, transportation,... environmental, structural, and construction management. We are committed to amaze our clients by providing customized solutions that improve our communities and sustain the world – from award-winning roadways to vital environmental systems to patented technology.