Plumbing/Fire Protection Engineer

Posted Date 1 month ago(5/14/2024 10:08 AM)
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Job Description

Dewberry’s Raleigh, NC office includes over 200 design professionals, including a large Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing, and Structural (MEPS) Group focused on design services for clients in North Carolina, Virginia, and South Carolina. Our experience includes all major healthcare systems, higher education, K-12 schools, central plants/infrastructure, and more. Raleigh’s MEPS group contains subject matter experts in leadership roles in all major professional organizations such as ASHE, ASHRAE, etc. Our repeat clients include most of the largest hospital systems, universities, and state, local, and federal government agencies. Our MEPS service line is ranked #30 Nationally among MEP Giants and our local Raleigh office is ranked #3 by size in engineering firms in the Triangle.


Because our backlog continues to grow, we are seeking an additional Plumbing/Fire Protection Engineer to join our Raleigh, NC office. As a Plumbing/Fire Protection Engineer, you will be responsible for providing technical guidance and training/mentoring. You will assist Project/Client Managers by providing technical guidance to help meet the client’s desires and budget. You will collaborate with a team of engineers on a variety of projects. In addition to working with other Plumbing/Fire Protection engineers, you will team with electrical, mechanical, structural, and other disciplines to provide full-range services to our local and regional clients. In short, provide technical guidance associated with Plumbing/Fire Protection requirements to accomplish our commitments. You will report to the MEPS Plumbing/Fire Protection Department/Discipline Manager.


Dewberry is a leading, market-facing professional services firm with more than 50 locations and 2,000 professionals nationwide. What sets us apart from our competitors is our people. At Dewberry, we seek out exceptional talent and strive to deliver the highest quality of services to our clients. Whether you are an experienced professional or a new graduate, you will have the chance to collaborate with the best and brightest and work on innovative and complex projects at the forefront of the industry. Our commitment to excellence stems from our personal integrity and from other defining attributes, which we call “Dewberry at Work,” that have inspired our employees to be successful for more than a half-century.


The Plumbing/Fire Protection Engineer would be expected to provide the following to others on the design team to effectively and successfully complete projects:

  • Technical guidance and quality oversight, including code review, of all project work involving Plumbing/Fire Protection engineering.
  • Technical training and development of staff.
  • Assist in establishing and improving standards, practices, guidelines, and specifications for electrical discipline area.
  • Engineer of Record.
  • Provide 'on-the-spot' advice and decisions - technical and cost estimates.
  • Coordination with all the disciplines involved, including outside consultants.
  • Technical interface with code officials and contractors.

Required Skills & Required Experience

  • Accomplished professional engineer (PE). Existing licensure in NC is preferred.
  • Minimum 10+ years of experience.
  • Experience should include technical oversight of multiple projects with proven success providing technical oversight on projects that meet contract specifications and technical standards to the client on time and within budget.
  • Self-motivated with highly developed verbal, written and interpersonal skills.
  • Well organized, takes good notes.


Do not meet every single requirement? At Dewberry we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace for our employees. So, if you are excited about this role, but your experience does not align perfectly with every qualification in the position description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may just be the right candidate for this or other opportunities.


*At this time, Dewberry will not sponsor a new applicant for work authorization.

*Dewberry is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

*Only recipients of an offer of employment from Dewberry, will be required to submit to a background screening which may include, but is not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, driving record check, criminal background check, and an investigative consumer report. These screenings will be conducted by Dewberry’s background vendor of choice and will be conducted in compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local law.


Notice to Third Party Recruiters:  Dewberry only compensates job placement recruiters that have a valid Dewberry-approved written agreement in place for recruiting services. Dewberry does not compensate third party recruiters for unsolicited job placement candidate information.


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