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Plumbing Engineer/Designer IV

Atlanta, Georgia
Remote Working
Remote Working
Job Type
8 Sep 2022
Watch your work come to life in landmark projects around the world when you partner with Syska Hennessy Group! As a global leader in consulting, engineering, and commissioning services, we specialize in MEP, information and communication technology, architectural lighting, vertical transportation, and commissioning. We are seeking an experienced Plumbing Engineer/Designer IV to join our team in Atlanta, GA.

Our dynamic work environment provides the optimal setting to take your career to the next level. From our supportive culture, diverse workforce, competitive compensation, to our flexible work schedules and fun social events, it is everything you will need for an exciting, challenging, and rewarding career.

Job Responsibilities

As a Plumbing Designer/Engineer IV, you will work on a variety of projects, from small to large, providing a technical leadership in plumbing design. You will represent the Firm in all interactions with clients, contractors, architects, and other project team members.

Additional Responsibilities:

Establishing design standards and criteria for projects, preparing calculations, reports, and specifications
Performing fire suppression system selection, preparing preliminary designs, and creating performance specifications
Consulting on areas such as the preparation of existing facility diligence, sustainability analyses, and feasibility reports
Producing drawings consistent with client requirements and standards
Taking responsible charge for the projects you will manage
Conducting business development activities as needed
Participating in various trade organizations and preparing presentations
Establishing project budgets and schedules
Participating in QA/QC process of completed work by staff
Mentoring and training more junior staff
Partner with Southeast leadership to assist with retaining and the recruitment of talent

Job Requirements

This is a great opportunity for a Plumbing Engineer/Designer IV with Commercial, Institutional, and Large Infrastructure Design experience. The ideal candidate will also have design experience in Aviation and Healthcare. In addition to your engineering experience, to succeed in this role, you will need a solid knowledge of systems design for various projects with the ability to communicate design concepts via sketches and renderings.

Additional requirements:

Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering; exceptional candidates may substitute with significant years of experience
Minimum of seven (7) to ten (10) years of relevant experience in the Plumbing Design field
Experience with the latest version of REVIT is a must
A working knowledge of the various applications of fire suppression systems gained through both formal training (NFPA 99) and project experience
Solid knowledge of Mechanical / Plumbing trades, building codes, and drawings/documents
Detailed knowledge of equipment from various manufacturers and the ability to make proper selections independently
Ability to independently perform fire suppression hydraulic calculations to support design and estimate construction costs and evaluate the feasibility of construction
Certified Plumbing Designer (CPD) Certification, highly preferred


As a Senior Plumbing Engineer/Designer with Syska Hennessy Group, you will be part of a global firm with an amazing history! We are committed to being the best, to advancing engineering design practice, and to supporting our clients with integrity. To make all of that happen, we rely on the talent, drive, enthusiasm, and the total job satisfaction of the great people who work here.

As a member of our highly collaborative team, we provide you with a flexible benefits package that reflects our respect for your workplace contributions, professional goals, and personal priorities. The personal benefits program at Syska Hennessy Group includes:

Medical, Dental, Vision insurance
401(k) retirement plan
Individual and Dependent Life Insurance
Short- and Long-Term Disability
Health Wellness Programs, including gym discounts, flu shots, and biometric screenings
Tuition Reimbursement
Training and professional development courses
Professional Development Incentive Bonuses
Opportunities for community outreach through internal networks
A generous paid time off program (PTO)
Transit/parking program
Monthly business phone stipend
Work from home Fridays

At Syska, we promote an environment that is committed to embedding diversity and equality into the core of our business and culture. We empower our employees so they can take ownership for their work and development and strive to continually improve themselves and our firm. Syska is a place where you can build an exceptional career and have a lasting impact on the world.

COVID-19 Vaccination require for for new hires

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  • Job Reference: 707342121-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Syska Hennessy Group
  • Location: Atlanta, Georgia
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Trades & Services
  • Job Type: Permanent