Plumbing Design Engineer

Location San Jose
Contact name: Eric Dickerson

Contact email: eric@gulfstreamsp.com
Job ref: 6230
Published: 9 months ago

Commercial Plumbing Design Engineer – San Jose, CA

Company Overview

Based in San Jose, CA, we are an industry-leading engineering firm specializing in commercial plumbing design. Our extensive project portfolio includes a range of sectors, including hospitals, schools, and data centers. We seek a Commercial Plumbing Design Engineer with proven experience and technical skills to join our growing team.

Location: San Jose, CA - Strong preference for local candidates or candidates willing to relocate permanently to the San Jose area.

Key Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (BSME) from an accredited university.
  • EIT (Engineer-in-Training) or PE (Professional Engineer) license in California is strongly preferred.
  • Proficiency in CAD and Revit for design and modeling tasks.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in plumbing design for commercial projects, particularly in hospitals, schools, and data centers.
  • A stable work history that reflects professional development and reliability.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Develop detailed plumbing designs for commercial projects, ensuring compliance with engineering principles, local codes, and industry standards.
  • Use CAD and Revit for creating design drawings, schematics, and 3D models.
  • Collaborate with multidisciplinary engineering teams for integrated project solutions, including architects and electrical and mechanical engineers.
  • Participate in project meetings, providing design insights, updates, and recommendations.
  • Perform load calculations, sizing, and specifications for plumbing systems and components.
  • Review project requirements and assess materials, manpower, and time needed for completion.
  • Ensure design documentation is aligned with project goals and client needs.
  • Contribute to the project bidding process, including preparing design specifications and cost estimates.

Essential Skills and Competencies

  • Strong understanding of plumbing systems, construction methods, and design principles.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
  • High proficiency in computer-aided design software, especially CAD and Revit.
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills for client interactions and team collaboration.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines effectively.