Plumbing & Fire Protection Engineer (NY-FP-01)

Loring is seeking a mid-level, Plumbing and Fire Protection Engineer to work within our New York City office Facilities group.
Primary Responsibilities

The main responsibilities of the role include but are not limited to:

  • Work with the project team to develop drawings and specification documents.
  • Design plumbing systems, including the development of initial plumbing concepts.
  • Perform system design calculations, and preliminary water, gas, sanitary/sewer load calculations.
  • Select equipment for use in building systems.
  • Incorporate sustainable design methods in buildings.
  • Prepare contract drawings detailing the designed systems.
  • Write reports and prepare specifications.
  • Coordinate work with engineers of other disciplines and architects.
  • Attend meetings and communicate with clients to establish their needs and discuss design issues with them.
  • Correspond with the necessary utility companies to coordinate necessary incoming services.
  • Attend construction meetings, and correspond with contractors and the design team to solve construction issues.
  • Review RFIs and submittals of all plumbing-related items in construction.
  • Attend site visits and produce field observation reports.
  • Review finalized construction and provide punchlists of open items.
Qualifications & Education Requirements
  • A baccalaureate degree in Mechanical Engineering from an accredited 4-year institution.
  • Minimum of 5 years of professional experience in commercial, healthcare, or institutional building projects.
  • At least 5+ years’ current experience designing plumbing and fire protection systems.
  • Strong AutoCAD and Revit capabilities.
  • Strong fundamental understanding of national plumbing, fire and building codes.
  • Experience with site detention of stormwater and drainage a plus.
  • Laboratory and healthcare experience strongly preferred.
  • Knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite.
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills, and a demonstrated capability for analysis and strategic thinking.
  • Strong initiative—the willingness and ability to succeed in a collaborative, team-based environment.
  • Ability to multi-task with multiple projects in order to meet strict deadlines.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to communicate thoughts and technical ideas in an accessible way, both verbally and in writing.