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Senior Plumbing Design Technician



9d ago

  • Job
    Senior & Expert Level
  • Design
  • Philadelphia


  • Required Education and Experience:
  • Associate’s degree or technical school certification
  • 8+ years of relevant experience
  • Knowledge of current codes and practices.
  • Strong drafting documentation knowledge.
  • Understanding of Engineering calculations, sprinkler hydraulic calculations
  • Experience with AutoCAD/Revit
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Preferred Education and Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • LEED and CPD certifications
  • Ability to perform Plumbing and Fire Suppression load calculations
  • Ability to select and specify equipment such as pumps, water heaters, interceptors, and compressors, etc.
  • ASPE Plumbing Engineering Courses 1 and 2 and/or NFPA 13 sprinkler design course


  • Essential Functions:
  • Perform Plumbing and Fire Suppression load calculations.
  • Select equipment such as Pumps, water heaters, interceptors, compressors etc.
  • Size and layout piping systems.
  • Layout equipment rooms with proper clearance and access.
  • Design and draft details, sections, etc.
  • Perform Plumbing and NFPA code evaluations for project.
  • Confer with project team members and other engineering personnel and prepare design modifications as required.
  • Survey existing conditions and perform field reviews, investigations, processing of submittals during construction phase.
  • Stay up to date on state-of-the-art design through independent reading, attend of seminars and continuing education.
  • Attend seminars and continuing education programs. Participate in design, analysis and documentation training.
  • Mentor junior staff.
  • Travel for presentations, client meetings, etc.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as required or requested.

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