Project Plumbing Engineer

MEP Engineering - Los Angeles, CA

REX Engineering Group is seeking a self-motivated Plumbing Engineer / Designer to join our Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing (MEP) team in our Los Angeles, CA office. Candidate shall have a minimum of 5 years of experience, a Bachelor’s degree. Candidate shall have proficiency in Microsoft Office Productivity Suite (Word, Excel, and Outlook), knowledge and experience with California Title 24, related energy programs and have a strong understanding of plumbing codes and standards. Membership with ASPE is preferred.

Candidate will work within a team of engineers. They should be able to work independently on all design aspects of projects, work with other disciplines to manage projects effectively, and manage the production and delivery of design documents. Engineer may work on several concurrent projects. Ability to provide mentoring and guidance for colleagues a plus.

Excellent oral and written communication skills, effective problem-solving skills, strong organizational and decision-making skills are required. Ability to work on multiple projects and priorities in a fast-paced environment is key. Participation in internal office collaboration and the external professional community is encouraged.

Position Responsibilities

– Create building system concepts, and participate in early project charettes to identify opportunities and challenges with entire design team.

– Perform plumbing design responsibilities on multiple projects, including establishing design criteria and standards, conducting code research, conducting product and equipment research, and preparing calculations, reports, and project drawings and specifications.

– Collaborate with client, architect, other disciplines, and contractor to provide appropriate, cost-effective, and coordinated solutions.

– Work to establish and build relationship with team members, both internal and external.

– Perform construction administration services, including RFI’s and submittals, and site visits as required.

– Opportunities to become involved in internal office and external business development efforts.

– Participates in business development efforts.


Minimum Requirements

– 5+ years of experience in design of plumbing systems. Mixed-use and high-rise design experience a plus.

– B.S. from ABET-accredited school.

– AutoCAD and Revit design experience.

– Ability to read and interpret architectural, structural, and other discipline documents.

– Ability to field survey plumbing systems a plus.

– Familiarity with fire suppression systems a plus.

– Membership in ASPE is a plus.

– LEED accreditation a plus.

– Active in professional organizations a plus.

About REX

REX Engineering Group is a fast-growing company, looking for individuals who want to help shape our firm. REX provides MEP engineering out of our Los Angeles office, Structural engineering out of our Chicago office, and Construction out of our Chicago, Charlotte, and Orlando offices. We’re working to expand our services in these and other markets. We place primary importance on collaborating together and with our clients, focusing on building relationships as we provide the highest level of service to our clients and our projects. We also prioritize our people, and look to provide opportunities for responsibility and advancement, while establishing a rewarding and supportive environment.