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Senior Plumbing Engineer (Mechanical), 11271

Location New York, NY
Date Posted December 3, 2017
Category Commercial/Residential
Job Type Full-Time


Watch your engineering 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 highly technical buildings and the systems that bring them to life. We are seeking an experienced Senior Plumbing Design Engineer to join our team in New York, NY.

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

Senior Plumbing Engineer (Mechanical Engineer)

Job Responsibilities:

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

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Preparing calculations, reports, and specifications

  • Performing fire suppression system selection, preparing preliminary designs, and creating performance specifications

  • Consulting on areas such as preparation of existing facility diligence, sustainability analyses, and feasibility reports

  • Producing drawings consistent with client requirements and standards

  • Establishes design standards, specifications, and criteria for projects

  • Take responsible charge for the project for his/her discipline

  • Conduct business development activities as needed

  • Participates in various trade organizations and prepare presentations

  • Establishes project budgets and schedules

  • Participates in QA/QC process of completed work by staff

  • Mentors and trains more junior staff

Job Requirements:

This is a great opportunity for a Senior Plumbing Design Engineer with Commercial, Institutional, Healthcare, LAB Buildings, as well as experience in Large Infrastructure Design. 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.

Engineer requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering; exceptional candidates may substitute with significant years of experience

  • Licensed Professional Engineer, highly preferred / LEED AP, a plus

  • Minimum of seven (7) to ten (10) years' of relevant experience in the Plumbing Design field

  • Experience with latest version of AutoCAD-MEP, and REVIT

  • 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 feasibility of construction

  • Certified Plumbing Designer (CPD) Certification, highly preferred


As a Senior Plumbing Design Engineer 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

  • Roth 401(k) option

  • Individual and Dependent Life Insurance

  • Short- and Long-Term Disability

  • Health Wellness Programs

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Training and professional development courses

  • Professional Development Incentive Bonuses

  • Opportunities for community outreach though internal networks

  • A generous paid time off program (PTO)

  • Transit/parking program

  • Monthly business phone stipend

  • Flexible summer work hours

  • Much More!

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