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Senior Plumbing/Fire Protection Engineer in Los Angeles, CA at Gannett Fleming

Date Posted: 6/9/2017

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Job Description

Throughout our 100-year history, Gannett Fleming has been an innovator and leader on a global level, providing world-class services in engineering, consulting, design, program, and construction management. With more than 60 offices worldwide, we are consistently ranked among the nation’s most prestigious engineering firms.

Our people are our secret to Excellence Delivered As Promised! We have fostered a culture of promoting progressive thinking to tackle complex engineering challenges – transforming creative ideas into reality! We are committed to supporting your career goals by providing professional development and training and the opportunity to work with respected industry thought leaders, while at the same time encouraging a healthy work-life balance. Our benefits and perks are competitive because we want to see a smile on your face as we change the world together.

Since 1915, Gannett Fleming has played a major role in some of the most multifaceted and iconic engineering accomplishments in the world. Join us on our journey as we continue to provide thought-provoking, customized solutions to our clients, improving and sustaining communities for the next 100 years!

Responsibilities:

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
  • Project management
  • 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.

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Job Requirements

  • 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 an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer, including veterans and disability status.

NO AGENCIES PLEASE: Unsolicited resumes from third party agencies will not be accepted.

Gannett Fleming Inc. will not sponsor an employment visa (e.g., H-1B visa), including any visa renewal during employment, for any candidate for this position.

No relocation assistance will be provided for this position. Local residents will be given preference.

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