Stantec System

Plumbing & Fire Protection Design/Engineer - Buildings

Location US-PA-Philadelphia
Posted Date 1 month ago(2/13/2018 5:40 PM)
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Buildings Engineering

Your Opportunity

We put the engine in buildings engineering. Intelligent design. Innovative execution. These are the elements of buildings engineering that rev us up. With decades of experience under our belts, we’re achieving remarkable results with our work in building technologies, energy, and environmental performance. Our team of interdisciplinary engineers works collaboratively with clients to design buildings and processes that are on track for safety, performance, and sustainability.


Join a dynamic team that balances competing project interests with creativity and efficiency for a smooth ride every time. Together, we can accelerate towards a brighter future.


Stantec's Philadelphia, PA office has an opportunity for a Plumbing & Fire Protection Engineer.

Your Duties

  • Plumbing and fire protection system design for health care, commercial, education, and laboratory buildings, including both existing renovations/retrofits and new construction.
  • Working independently, develop and implement engineering and design concepts for domestic water, compressed laboratory gases, purified water, sanitary and storm water collection systems as well as wet and pre-action dry fire protection systems.
  • Hands on experience in creating mechanical distribution models in Revit Building Information modeling (BIM) software is required. All project work is expected to be produced in Revit 2017 and the applicant should be proficient in same.
  • Must be knowledgeable of the International Building Codes, Local Philadelphia Plumbing Code and experienced in working with various local and state codes throughout the country.
  • Communicate and lead coordination with internal and external Architects and Engineers, as well as the client, construction manager, subcontractor, and vendor interfaces.
  • Perform design, including calculations, product selections, and layout for above systems. Review drawings and documents for presentation and accuracy prior to submittal.  Adhere to in house calculation methods and standards.
  • Adhere to in house project procedures and quality control practices.
  • Self-manage design production and assigned design budgets to a deadline working with other available staff. Develop and manage plumbing scope for project budgets and design schedules.
  • Assist other Engineers with engineering duties on larger complex Healthcare, Higher Education and Science & Technology / Institutional projects in order to meet production deadlines complete client projects.
  • Development of project specific discipline specifications independently from a company master specification
    • Assist with development of design standards and details as required by senior staff.
  • Provide full construction administration services in the form of submittal reviews, RFI responses, and field visits to verify construction of plumbing scope is executed per the intent of the design.
  • Mentor and foster the career growth and development of junior designers and interns.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Group Leaders and/or Engineering Discipline Leader such as supporting new project proposals by developing project scope, design budgets, and design approach for potential projects.

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • Certified in Plumbing Design (CPD) is desired
  • A minimum of 10 – 15 years’ experience
  • A PE License (Pennsylvania minimally other states a plus) or be able to demonstrate a clear path and a time line to earning a professional engineering license. LEED Accredited Professional status is preferred.
  • Design proficiency utilizing AutoCAD 2014 is a plus.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, PowerPoint, Word and Excel is required
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written





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