MILWAUKEE: 233 N Water St, Milwaukee WI 53202 Office
Senior Plumbing Engineer
Who We Are:
Great people. Great places. Great projects. kW Mission Critical Engineering, a WSP company, is a high-performance, fast-paced consulting engineering firm designing data centers and mission critical environments across the globe. We hire smart, responsive, team players to work in collaborative and mentoring office settings. Our mechanical, electrical, plumbing, fire protection, controls, telecommunications, and security building system designs keep many of the world’s top Fortune 100 financial, technology, enterprise, hyperscale, and colocation companies up and running 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
We work on innovative, award-winning, large-scale projects. We travel to construction sites to see our designs being built. As part of WSP, we are able to offer our employees increased professional development and career opportunities in addition to kW MCE’s office culture which is consistently recognized as one of the “Best Places to Work.” Join our great people at our great places designing great projects.
What You’ll Do:
As a Senior Plumbing Engineer with us, you will research and design water, gas, sanitary/sewer and storm systems while leading projects and a team of plumbing engineers.
Duties and Responsibilities
- Develop plumbing system concepts and designs and contract/bid drawings
- Calculate water, gas, sanitary/sewer and storm loads for utility coordination and system sizing
- Produce project specifications for CSI Divisions 22 & 23
- Perform construction administration tasks, including review of submittals, RFI’s and performing project site visits
- Attend and/or lead client meetings and contribute to discussions
- Utilize well-defined methods for collecting, compiling, and analyzing data from the physical work site, surveys, blueprints, schematics, data, technical drawings, computer-generated reports, and other matrices for project development, design, and construction
- Research and inspect proposed and existing site conditions, equipment, resources, building, infrastructure, and usage
- Design plumbing and fluid flow systems to conform with applicable rules, standards, and construction or operating permits
- Develop construction and installation plans, specifications, and update infrastructure layout plans through coordination with owners, architects, other disciplines, sub-consultants, and clients.
- Work as an individual and as part of a cross-discipline team of engineers, planners, and scientific professionals to execute project work on multiple concurrent projects
- Design equipment layouts, and ensure project work conforms with specifications, permit applications, schematics, compliance documentation, and regulatory and technical analysis memos
- Prepare data tables, charts, accurate reports, sketches, calculations, technical drawings, spreadsheets, and illustrations for the interpretation or presentation of data, findings, or analyses to improve, prevent, control, restore, or address design and/or construction issues
- Ensure control standards and procedures are followed and that data and analysis is accurate and precise
- Lead, train and mentor a team of engineers
- Analyze, evaluate, and interpret data obtained during site investigations, offering input with developing action plans for moderate- to high-level risk installation, equipment and system operations, and/or mitigation activities
Who You Are:
The ideal candidate is a technically sound plumbing engineer with the ability to lead and develop complex projects and foster the growth of junior engineers. Candidate has strong communication skills, and an interest in developing and maintaining relationships with internal and external design, client, and construction team members. Candidate is willing to travel to client sites.
- Proven history of plumbing engineering
- 10+ years of experience in designing mechanical systems for the high performing, commercial, industrial or mission critical/data center buildings
- Experience mentoring and training others in field
- Strong verbal and written communication skills
- Ability to interact well with others as well as develop and contribute to high quality technical and professional deliverables on projects and proposals
- Strong working knowledge of plumbing systems and codes
- Registered Professional Engineer (PE)
- Mission Critical/Data Center experience
- Certified in Plumbing Engineering (CIPE)
- Experience with international projects and knowledge of international codes and standards