Plumbing Designer

A leading MEP engineering solutions firm is immediately seeking a highly motivated Plumbing Designer to join their team in Kansas City, MO!

The Plumbing Designer’s duties will include:

  • Designs plumbing systems for all retail establishment types, small schools (elementary and middle), restaurants, and small office buildings less than 75,000 sq. ft. and under five (5) floors.
  • Participates in the selection process for basic plumbing systems.
  • Performs calculations using procedures described in ASPE Handbooks and recognized software suites.
  • Selects plumbing systems and sizing.
  • Draws layout and organization.
  • Communicates professionally with landlords, outside consultants and authority-having-jurisdiction regarding code review comments.
  • Along with the Project Manager and other members of the design team, communicates directly with the owner or client regarding plumbing design issues.
  • Gains a deeper knowledge of plumbing codes and fire codes as they apply to larger commercial projects.
  • Works independently with minimal supervision, and mentor Designer I / Engineer I personnel through co-design.
  • Assists with engineer’s cost estimation.
  • Participates in project Premieres, retrospectives, and continuous improvement activities.
  • Reviews shop drawings and submittals.
  • Interprets and applies codes to system design and calculations.

Key Requirements:

  • Minimum of two (2) years of relevant design experience within the plumbing design discipline
  • Previous experience in commercial MEP design such as retail, restaurant, education and entertainment industry projects are preferred.
  • Revit and AutoCAD proficiency is required.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Understanding of Plumbing Codes as well as local codes and amendments
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Good understanding of building structures, mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems and how they interact


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Architectural Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or equivalent work experience is required.
  • PE License preferred

If you meet the above requirements and want to make a career-changing move, apply today by either filling in the online application form or by emailing your resume to Engineers@hireresolve.us.com

Alternatively, you are welcome to connect with the Engineering team, Monique Marais, Kerrin Watson or Kerryn Bland on LinkedIn.

Please note that correspondence will only be conducted with shortlisted candidates for this position.
Please consider your application unsuccessful if you do not hear from us within 3 days.

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