Weston & Sampson

  • Plumbing/Fire Protection Engineer

    Job Locations US-MA-Peabody
    Posted Date 1 week ago(1/14/2019 1:59 PM)
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    Your world is always changing, and so are we. Weston & Sampson offers interdisciplinary design, engineering, and environmental services that make the world a better place. Innovative and reliable, we've worked to improve the communities where you live, WORK, and play for more than a century. Come join us as we grow.


    Weston & Sampson is an employee-owned, mid-size company with public and private clients throughout the eastern United States. With over 550 professionals and counting, we are experiencing rapid growth and are excited about our upcoming move to a new corporate headquarters located along Route 128 in Reading, Massachusetts. Looking for talented staff to join our team, Weston & Sampson encourages professional growth and achievement; offers a comfortable, collaborative working environment; and provides training, resources, and state-of-the-art tools/equipment to promote success.


    In addition to a welcoming, inclusive corporate culture, Weston & Sampson offers competitive salaries and a generous benefits package, including health/dental/vision, paid holidays and vacation, 401K plan with employer match, and an Employee Stock Ownership Program (ESOP).


    Weston & Sampson is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


    If interested, please submit resume through our career portal on our website:  www.westonandsampson.com 



    Weston & Sampson is seeking a mid to senior level Plumbing/Fire Protection Engineer with a minimum 5-15 years of experience to join our MEP/FP group as our lead Plumbing Fire Protection Engineer.


    Desired experience includes Plumbing and Fire Protection Engineering working in a multi-disciplinary professional engineering firm. A thorough understanding of Massachusetts State (and other New England States) Building Code is required.  Candidate shall demonstrate a working knowledge calculating Fire Protection Systems including the application of electric and engine driven fire pumps, cisterns, wet and dry type sprinklers, kitchen and other chemical fire suppression systems. A successful candidate must be capable of working independently with minimal oversight, managing junior personnel, be able to initiate detailed coordination with other building systems disciplines, and be capable of taking concepts to implementation.



    Conduct engineering, design and analysis services for both new and retrofit projects for a variety of facility types within the private, public and municipal sectors including but not limited to commercial, institutional, industrial, and educational facilities. Responsibilities will include field investigation of existing facilities, energy related services, shop drawing review, generation of reports and production of contract documents. Revit and CAD, maintaining project documentation, coordinating with multi-disciplinary personnel located in both local and regional offices, sub-consultants, utility companies, equipment vendors and clients will be an everyday set of tasks. The candidate must have experience with dealing with multiple projects at a time.  The candidate will ultimately be responsible managing junior and mid-level designers and engineers and project budgets for multiple projects simultaneously.

    The current position is available in one of our Massachusetts, New Hampshire, or Connecticut offices. 



    • Proactive and results oriented
    • Capable of managing multiple complex projects simultaneously and directing and overseeing junior staff work for same projects
    • Training and mentoring junior personnel
    • Must be capable of working safely at job sites in and around large mechanical and electrical equipment
    • Good interpersonal and communication skills; using Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel
    • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills
    • AutoCAD 2016 and/or above
    • Revit 3D modeling
    • ADA requirements
    • Plumbing load and fixture counts
    • Able to travel locally in New England and occasionally the east coast of the USA for project meetings and site investigation
    • Valid driver’s license


    • Minimum of 5-15 years of relevant design and related experience; at least 5 years as a Plumbing/Fire Protection Designer or Engineer.


    • Technical training in engineering systems
    • BS from an accredited institution is desirable but not necessary
    • PE or ability to obtain PE soon is desirable but not necessary


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