Plumbing Designer

Industry Leading M&E Consulting Engineering Firm Seeking Experienced Plumbing Designer. Toronto. $70K - $100K
Your new company
Our client is a leading Mechanical & Electrical Consulting Engineering firm with a strong national presence and multiple offices across different provinces. With over 50 years in business, and 500+ staff, they take on a variety of challenging, high-profile projects in the commercial, institutional, mixed-use highrise, and healthcare sectors. Their office in Toronto is currently seeking an experienced plumbing designer to join their established, growing team.

Your new role
As a Plumbing Designer, your responsibilities will include:
  • Design and lay out of engineering drawings within Plumbing specialty.
  • Complete Plumbing calculations including water supply, storm, and equipment sizes.
  • Design Plumbing systems including sanitary waste, vent, storm, domestic water distribution systems, and purified water systems.
  • Design medical gas systems, compressed air and natural gas systems.
  • Designs, selects, schedules, sizes and specifies basic Plumbing system components to include plumbing fixtures, drains, and equipment.
  • Design and select fire protection systems and equipment.
  • Specifies portions of the engineering system from manufacturer’s data and works to avoid the expense of inventing new designs.
  • Understands and applies Provincial and Municipal model codes as related to buildings and Plumbing design.
  • Assists in preparing quantity and construction cost estimates as requested.
  • Works to meet design schedules and complete tasks on budget.
  • Assists in the review of shop drawing submittals as requested and posts modifications as needed.
  • Assists in developing and maintaining Plumbing project schedules and budgets.
  • Assists in developing and maintaining project work plan and monitors team progress.
  • Assist with field work assignments.
  • Should continually review processes and make recommendations for improvement.
  • Carries out specific client development strategies as assigned by Marketing such as providing leads to management when possible.
  • Attend meetings to coordinate drawings and resources, determine project criteria and provide information
  • Lead junior design staff throughout all phases of project
  • Share expert knowledge of current plumbing, fire protection, compressed air and medical gas design techniques, building systems, design trends and developments to improve the technical skills of the team and ensures they are implemented on project work
  • Escalate resource issues to the appropriate Project Manager
  • Review architectural and structural drawings
  • Work with contractors and respond to technical inquiries
  • Provide technical and administrative support through all phases of the project
  • Help establish and promote client relationships
  • Strive to ensure quality and timely delivery of finished products to clients

What you'll need to succeed
  • 3-10 years of experience as a plumbing designer on large design systems in a consulting engineering environment
  • Have successfully completed related post-secondary education
  • Is proficient in Microsoft Office (i.e. Excel and Outlook) and experienced using Engineering software including AutoCAD and Revit.
  • Is well versed in the relevant sections of the OBC, OPC, NBC, NPC, CSA Z317 series, including the preparation of load calculations and pipe sizing for domestic water, storm and sanitary drainage and sprinkler systems
  • Possess experience in project management and project delivery and in providing direction to other members of the Engineering team
  • Demonstrate an ability to collaborate with other professional disciplines
  • CET certification would be considered an asset.

What you'll get in return
You would join one of the country’s most reputable consulting engineering firms, with a staff that values employee engagement, growth, and development. With a highly competitive salary and full benefits, you will take the next step in your career with a leading organization that values long-term growth. You will also have access to some of the most exciting and challenging high-profile projects that the industry has to offer. Additionally, you will have the flexibility to work in a hybrid work environment.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call Moe Mansour at (437-266-2732) now. If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.


Job Type
Consulting Engineering
$70K - $100K

Talk to a consultant

Talk to Moe Mansour, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Mississauga (FR)
#701, 201 City Centre Drive

Telephone: 4372662732

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