Plumbing Design Engineer - 11804

Dallas, TX

Plumbing Design Engineer - 11804

WSP, a world-class multi-disciplinary engineering consulting firm, is seeking a Plumbing Design Engineer for our Dallas, TX office. We work closely with architects and owners from around the world on large, complex healthcare projects with a focus on sustainability and energy performance of the built environment. 

Our Engineers work on high quality, high-profile, national and international projects. You will actively participate in the full project cycle, from the design phase through the final construction close-out. WSP offers excellent growth opportunities: Many of our senior leaders started out as young engineers in our firm.


Be involved in projects with our Property & Buildings Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client’s objectives and solves their challenges.


Job Description

As a Plumbing Design Engineer you will be responsible for mechanical/plumbing design aspects of projects.


* Develop drawing and specification documents

* Design automatic temperature control system and specifications

* Design air distribution (supply, return, exhaust) and hydronic systems (chilled water, heating water, etc)

* Design plumbing systems (domestic water, waste, vent, storm, etc). 

* Design medical gas systems

* Coordinate with other disciplines to ensure proper design considerations have been made


* Select major equipment and schedule usage

* Perform plumbing and med gas load calculations

* Produce high quality technical and professional deliverables for projects and proposals

* Utilize advanced analytical and design techniques to solve technical problems

* Perform tasks related to construction administration

* Prepare reports


* Provide guidance and training to entry level engineers

* Coordinate and manage tasks within larger projects

* Propose creative solutions to complex problems as part of team

* Communicate system design decisions to senior quality assurance staff to ensure proper application and adherence to project scope.

* Develop client requests and attend client meetings

* Contribute and interact with team, develop and manage high quality technical and professional deliverables on projects and proposals.

* Participate in local professional organization (attend meetings/lectures), ie, poster sessions, participate in conference panel

* Exercise responsible and ethical decision-making regarding company funds, resources and conduct and adhere to WSP’s Code of Conduct and related policies and procedures


Talent is the essence of meeting our client’s objectives, goals and challenges.  If this sounds like a fit for you, we’d love to have that first discussion of you joining our team.


Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in Plumbing, Mechanical, or Architectural Engineering

3+ years’ of experience 

Strong verbal and written communication skills.

Interest in innovative design, specifically in renewable energies and sustainable, high performing buildings.

Exercise responsible and ethical decision-making regarding company funds, resources and conduct and adhere to WSP’s Code of Conduct and related policies and procedures
Proven track record of upholding workplace safety and ability to abide by WSP’s health, safety and drug/alcohol and harassment policies

Preferred Qualifications:

Previous building design internship experience preferred.

Knowledge of AutoCAD and Revit

Knowledge of building and energy codes

EIT License or LEED AP Certification