Commercial Plumbing Designer

Fairfax, VA 22033

Posted: 03/07/2023 Job Number: 23915

Job Description

Our client is looking for a Commercial Plumbing Designer to support the Department of Design Manager and the Design Department by utilizing their skills and knowledge to design plumbing systems for residential, multi-family, and light commercial projects.

This is a direct hire position.

  • BS Degree in Mechanical Engineering is required.
  • Candidate must have an EIT (Fundamentals of Engineering Exam) or be willing to take the EIT Exam within 3 months of hire.
  • 4 to 6 years of relevant work experience in commercial projects including
    • 4-story Townhomes
    • Apartment Buildings
    • Condo Buildings
    • 1-story commercial projects including but not limited to office (tenant) fit outs, garages, restaurants, and lounges.
  • Thorough understanding of AutoCAD MEP
  • Advanced Proficiency in Engineering Software such as AutoCAD MEP
  • Advanced Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Work, Excel, Outlook, SharePoint)
  • Excellent communication skills, organizational and work coordination skills, and interpersonal skills are critical to the success of this position
  • Must exhibit professional behaviors and maintain high ethical standards.
Job Responsibilities:
  • Perform plumbing calculations for residential, multi-family, and small commercial projects using International Plumbing Codes.
  • Design and prepare plumbing drawings for systems including sanitary waste, vent, storm, and domestic water distribution.
  • Design and prepare plumbing drawings for gas distribution systems using calculations and sizing requirements as per IPC and IFGC.
  • Select schedules, sizing, and components of plumbing fixtures, drains, and equipment.
  • Prepare plumbing construction drawings using AutoCAD MEP
  • Analyze plumbing engineering problems and formulate solutions.
  • Communicate any auditing areas to Management and provide options for resolution.
  • Manage project flow and deadlines efficiently and in a timely manner.
  • Receive and understand client constraints.
  • Manage and control all data through Excel and SharePoint
  • Understand current IECC, IMC, IPC, IBC, IRC, IFGC, and state codes.
  • Learn new engineering skills and take continued education seminars as needed or required.
  • Organize scope into major categories to outline deliverables and milestones.
  • Determine primary timetable for deliverables.
  • Interface with Operations, Owners, and Subcontractors to discuss impact of work and resolution of problems.
Salary range: $70-$75,000/year

Location: Fairfax, VA 22033

Hours: M-F, 8AM - 5PM

Work from home: available after the first 90 days

For consideration, please send your resume to or call (678) 802-6623.

Meet Your Recruiter

Shelly Benmuyal
Technical Recruiter

Shelly is originally from Brazil and graduated from Universidade Paulista with a B.S. degree in Psychology.   In 2014 Shelly moved to Atlanta, GA to begin her career in recruiting where she worked as an IT Recruiter and Account Manager.  Shelly enjoys connecting with professionals, learning about their career goals and matching them with the positions they want.  Shelly joined Selectek as a Technical Recruiter in June of 2022.  In her free time, Shelly enjoys hiking and reading.

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