Gannett Fleming, Inc.

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Senior Plumbing and Fire Protection Engineer

Senior Plumbing and Fire Protection Engineer

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For more than 100 years, we’ve been a leader in global infrastructure solutions with a focus on planning, design, technology, and construction management services for a diverse array of markets and disciplines. Across more than 60 offices, 2,000+ highly qualified professionals are united in an unyielding commitment to deliver excellence to every client and every project, every day.


Excellence Delivered As Promised. It’s more than a slogan. It’s our standard. It’s the expectation we place upon ourselves as individuals and as a company. It represents our commitment to our valued clients, industry partners, and employees. It’s our earnest pledge to do what we say. It’s the core of who we are as a firm and the foundation upon which all of our relationships and projects are built.


Gannett Fleming is expanding in the Greater Los Angeles Area. Currently we are seeking an experienced Senior Plumbing/Fire Protection Engineer to support fire protection and plumbing design efforts for clients across various sectors including education, transit, transportation and industrial.  In this capacity, the successful candidate will be responsible for designing plumbing systems; medical gas and vacuum systems; fluid distribution systems; fire protection systems; site utilities.  Experience required includes systems design and applications, economic evaluations, life-cycle cost analyses, energy and water conservation, equipment selection, specifications, construction estimating, bidding documents and construction administration. 


Additional responsibilities will include:

  • Design of plumbing systems for various projects including commercial buildings, labs, hospitals, maintenance buildings, educational buildings, manufacturing facilities, air ports, research facilities.
  • Type of system will include wastewater, ventilation, gases, medical vacuum and air, specialty gases, fuel oil systems, fire protection systems, dry agent systems, swimming pools and water fountains and specialty plumbing systems.
  • Survey and study of building plumbing and fire protection equipment and systems
  • Technical direction of plumbing and fire protection designers and technicians on specific projectss
  • Develop written project status reports 
  • Project specification writing 
  • Project management 
  • Code interpretation and resolution with AHJ
  • Proactive problem identification and resolution
  • Coordination and verification of project deliverables
  • Participate in business development meeting with prospective clients, proposal preparation and delivery, as well as general client interaction
  • Travel to project sites and Gannett Fleming offices for project related actitivies. 



  • Minimum Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or Fire Protection Engineering or related discipline
  • 10 to 15 years of experience in plumbing and fire protection engineering consulting 
  • A thorough understanding of plumbing and fire protection building codes and construction standards
  • Computer proficiency in applications within MS Office Suite (Excel, Word, Outlook)
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD and BIM.
  • Experience with Healthcare, Higher Education and industrial facilities preferred
  • Excellent writing and oral communication skill required
  • LEED Accreditation a plus.
  • Knowledge of Plumbing and Fire Protection engineering software a plus.