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Senior Plumbing and Fire Protection Designer/ Jr. Engineer

  • Job reference: NA-002096
  • Sector: Construction
  • Location: Orlando
SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies.  SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business has been providing infrastructure planning, engineering, construction, environmental consulting, urban planning, architecture, and program management services to public and private clients across the United States for more than 50 years.
 
SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business was ranked as the world’s 11th largest global design firm by ENR in 2016 with nearly 18,000 employees worldwide. We have the depth and breadth of expertise to respond to the most technically challenging and time-critical infrastructure projects and the urgent transition to a low-carbon economy.
 
Atkins seeks an energetic and highly motivated self-starter to join our Orlando, FL office as a Senior Plumbing and Fire Protection Designer/Jr. Engineer   
 
Major Function/Role:
 
Under supervision, applies technical professional proficiency to the investigation of engineering problems, the coordination of project activities, and the preparation of preliminary plans and documents. On design assignments, capable of clearly conveying
the design intent through engineering drawings and specifications.
On engineering and planning assignments, has a knowledge of the fundamentals of engineering processes and applies them successfully to piping systems. On construction assignments, understands construction methods and the translation of engineering plans and specifications into a constructed product. Upholds engineering ethics and standards of conduct.
 
Job Duties:
 
Preforms work which involves conventional types of plans, investigations, surveys, structures or equipment, to carry out diversified engineering projects or phases of a single project with relatively few complex features and requiring the use of analysis, interpretation, and deductive reasoning.


Education and Experience:
  • Bachelor’s in Engineering
  • This level may be achieved two years' experience since B.S. OR one years’ experience since M.S.
  • Three to Five years of experience
  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD and Revit design platforms.
 
Special Skills: 
  • Good technical writing, computer and communication skills. Experience with hydraulic calculations (HASS) for automatic sprinkler systems preferred.
Professional Certifications:
  • E.I OR EIT License is required
  • P.E in Mechanical engineering or fire protection is a plus
  • Certified plumbing designer from ASPE would be considered.
  • Certified fire protection specialist from NFPA or NICET III certification would be considered.  
 
Additional Requirements:
Experience in designing plumbing systems. A solid understanding of the International Plumbing Code and the application of the various systems. Experience designing automatic sprinkler systems, standpipe systems and fire pumps. A strong knowledge of the NFPA codes and their application to fire protection systems. A strong background in Federal Government construction projects and requirements (UFC). A good understanding of Life Safety codes. Some minor travel may be required.
 
Atkins offers its employees a robust rewards package which includes: a competitive salary; a broad benefits package including medical/RX, dental, vision, life, disability, legal, hospitalization and other valuable voluntary options; generous time-off programs; flexible work schedules; 401(k) with employer match; professional and career development opportunities through our corporate university, as well as a highly-regarded tuition reimbursement program; and an unmatched culture focused on client-service, quality, and tireless pursuit of excellence in all we do. Atkins is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability. 
Please  view  Atkins  Equal  Opportunity  Statement.

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