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Plumbing & Fire Protection Engineering Designer - Entry Level - Chicago

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10d ago

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  • You need a Bachelor's in Mechanical or Architectural Engineering, strong communication skills, multitasking ability, and experience with engineering design programs. E.I.T. and LEED certification are preferred.
  • You will assist in plumbing and fire protection system design, prepare documents, review shop drawings, and visit job sites for various construction projects in a multi-disciplinary team setting.

Graduate Job



  • CannonDesign has an exciting opportunity for an entry-level Plumbing & Fire Protection Engineer in our Pittsburgh, PA office. Take a look at the description below. If you think your skills and experience make you a good match for this position, we’d love to hear from you. We’re looking for creative, curious, empathetic people to join our Living-Centered Design movement


  • Qualified candidates must have a Bachelor in Mechanical Engineering or Bachelor of Architectural Engineering (Plumbing Systems focus) by hire date. Coursework in building systems engineering strongly preferred. Related student internship experience preferred.
  • E.I.T., LEED accreditation preferred.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Able to effectively handle multiple projects.
  • Experience in computer applications for engineering design programs (i.e. Revit MEP) preferred.

Education requirements


Area of Responsibilities



  • This entry-level position will work under the direction of a project leader and will be a member of our multi-disciplinary team. Projects include new construction and renovation in educational, healthcare, sports, corporate commercial and science and technology.
  • Plumbing design of piping and equipment selection for plumbing, pressurized gasses and fire protection systems for building design.
  • Preparation of documents and reports from concept design through advanced technical design documentation.
  • Assist in the review and markup of shop drawing submittals.
  • Recommend ways to improve process, quality and coordination efforts.
  • May visit job site to verify existing conditions and observe construction progress.
  • Site visits frequently require a physical walk-through of site.


Work type

Full time

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