Associate Plumbing Engineer in Arlington

Full-time @WSP Global in Engineering
  • Arlington, Virginia View on Map
  • Apply Before : August 18, 2022

Job Description

Join management and consultancy services provider WSP Global as Associate Plumbing Engineer in Arlington Virginia. At the WSP you will perform tasks as listed below, Apply WSP Global career in Arlington.

 

Position : Associate Plumbing Engineer

Work location : Arlington, Virginia

Who We Are
At WSP, we are driven by inspiring future-ready pioneers to innovate. We’re looking to grow our teams with people who are ready to collaborate in building communities and expanding our skylines. To do this, we hire candidates of all backgrounds. That’s why here at WSP, inclusion, diversity, equity and belonging are core principles. Anything is within our reach and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!
This Opportunity
WSP is currently initiating a search for an Associate Plumbing Engineer for our Richmond, VA office.  This position could also work out of WSP’s offices in Arlington, VA or Virginia Beach, VA.  Be involved in projects with our Properties & Buildings Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client’s objectives and solves their challenges. We are a global leader in the practice of structural, mechanical, electrical, plumbing and fire protection engineering and related specialty services for the built environment. Our work is embedded in the residences we live in, the healthcare facilities we rely on for routine medical procedures to life saving feats of medicine, the skyscrapers and buildings we work in, and the operations of our buildings.  We’re looking to grow our teams with those who are ready to collaborate in building communities and expanding our skylines. At WSP, inclusion, diversity, equity and belonging are core principles. Anything is within our reach and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!

 
Your Impact

Work within multi-discipline project teams to develop drawing and specification documents for issuance to architects, contractors and building owners.
Design of plumbing system (domestic water, waste, vent, storm, medical gases, lab gases, etc.)
Design of automatic control system and specifications.
Calculation of preliminary utility loads for coordination.
Development of project specifications.
Survey and evaluation of existing conditions.
Performance of construction administration.
Participate in client meetings.
Select major equipment and schedule usage.
Perform piping load calculations and sizing.
Prepare reports and produce high-quality technical and professional deliverables for projects and proposals.
Utilize advanced analytical and design techniques to solve technical problems.
Provide guidance to entry-level engineers.
Propose creative solutions to complex problems as part of team.
Attend team and or project meetings and interface with internal groups.
Communicate system design decisions to senior quality assurance staff to ensure proper application and adherence to project scope.
Participate in local professional organization (attend meetings/lectures.)
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.
Perform additional responsibilities as required by business needs.

Who You Are
Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in Plumbing or Mechanical Engineering or closely related discipline.
1 to 3 years of relevant post education experience
Familiarity with plumbing and mechanical engineering principles, practices, process, design/build, and the application to project work-related issues. 
Familiarity with building and infrastructure planning, design, and construction management including rehabilitation and new design.
Analytical mindset with an ability to exercise sound judgement in evaluating situations and making decisions. 
Strong interpersonal and communication skills when interacting with others, expressing ideas effectively and professionally to an engineering and non-engineering audience.
Capable self-leadership with attention to detail, accuracy, multi-tasking, and prioritization of responsibilities in a dynamic work environment.
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision, as well as part of a team to meet business objectives.
Ability to organize and present design information to project staff. 
Basic proficiency with technical writing, office automation, software, technology, math principles, predictive models, spreadsheets, and tools.
Experience with discipline-specific design software (i.e., AutoCAD, Revit).
Proven track record of upholding workplace safety and ability to abide by WSP’s health, safety and drug/alcohol and harassment policies.
Ability to work schedules conducive to project-specific requirements that may extend beyond the typical workweek.
Occasional travel may be required depending on project-specific requirements.

Preferred Qualifications:

Engineer-in-Training Certification, Certified in Plumbing Design, or Certified Plumbing Design Technician Certification.
A member of and/or actively participate in local professional practice organizations.

 

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Additional Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

Additional Details

Travel Required: 10%
Job Status: Regular
Employee Type: Full
Primary Location: RICHMOND – BOULDERS PKWY – 503
All locations: US-VA-Arlington, US-VA-Richmond, US-VA-Virginia Beach

About WSP
WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of WSP, one of the world’s leading engineering and professional services firms. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the buildings, transportation, energy, water and environment markets. With more than 12,000 employees in over 200 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper. www.wsp.com

WSP provides a comprehensive suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and retirement savings focused on a providing health and financial stability throughout the employee’s career.

At WSP, we want to give our employees the challenges they seek to grow their careers and knowledge base. Your daily contributions to your team will be essential in meeting client objectives, goals and challenges. Are you ready to get started?

WSP USA (and all of its U.S. companies) is an Equal Opportunity Employer Race/Age/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Disability or Protected Veteran Status.

The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.

 

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