Our competitive salaries are based on education and years of experience
2 openings available.
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McParlane & Associates, Inc. is a consulting mechanical engineering firm headquartered in San Diego with a satellite office located in Orange County, California. We specialize in the design of commercial buildings including laboratories, higher-education facilities, manufacturing, commercial, office, restaurant, hospitality, healthcare, apartment, mixed-use, retail, and more. We celebrated our 30th year of business in May 2020 and are looking for the next San Diego or Orange County team member to help us continue our growth and success.
Culture is very important to us, so our ideal candidate needs to reflect our core values and be driven, passionate, and committed to the mechanical, plumbing, and construction industry. We are a dynamic group of fun-loving, hard-working, and competitively-driven individuals working to exceed our client’s expectations at every level. We believe in excellent communication, dependability, attention to detail, and continuous improvement both personally and professionally and encourage all employees to strive to be the best version of themselves
We are seeking a highly talented and motivated person to fulfill the position of Plumbing Design Engineer for either our San Diego or Orange County office. The position is not only to design but to help lead in project development and coordination. We are actively seeking our next line of leadership where qualified candidates can experience a path to career growth and potential ownership.
The ideal team member can perform all plumbing design responsibilities for a project from conception to completion and is well versed in sustainable design building systems for all of the project types described above.
Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering with a focus on plumbing or 2-5 years of work experience with plumbing design and/or Certified Plumbing Designer (CPD) certificate (ASPE).
Previous experience working with engineering consulting firms.
Strong communication and coordination skills.
Proficiency in Revit MEP, AutoCAD, Word, and Excel.
Proficiency in the design and code knowledge of the following systems is required: drain, waste, and vent; domestic hot and cold water; storm drainage; condensate drainage; natural gas and grease waste and vent systems.
Ability to accurately calculate requirements for ejector systems; domestic water booster systems, fixture unit loading, water pressure loss and invert elevations/utility coordination.
Proficiency in the following laboratory/process systems is required: compressed air, compressed gasses, RO/DI, acid waste, vacuum, process heating and chilled water, clarifiers, neutralization systems.
Clear understudying of systems coordination with all disciplines and agencies including architects, civil engineers, electrical engineers, utilities coordination, energy requirements and permit approval jurisdiction.
Strong knowledge of the California Plumbing Code and Uniform Plumbing Code, relevant building codes, sustainability, green building rating systems and industry standards and LEED compliance documentation.
Prior work experience in Southern California.
Able to take schematic level direction and successfully complete construction documents and construction support with minimal guidance.
Experience with LEED and sustainable projects.
WHAT WE OFFER YOU
Our compensation packages are competitive and are based on experience and quality of work. We offer a full benefits package including:
Standard paid holidays
Education for professional development available for full-time employees
McParlane & Associates, Inc. (MPA) is a full-service mechanical engineering consulting firm who delivers an integrated approach in cost-effective, energy efficient, high performance strategies for the built environment. We are Southern California’s leading provider of mechanical engineering specializing in HVAC, Plumbing, and Energy design services. We deliver complex HVAC and Plumbing designs along with reliable and trustworthy services for Architects, Building Developers, Design-Build Contractors, and Owners.
MPA is headquartered in San Diego, California and is directed by four Principals; Paul McParlane, Doug Isaaks, Chris Jackson, and Javier Ares who all share a common commitment to our core values of service and quality. Since our founding in 1990, we have built a reputation for exceptional, precise service in extremely time sensitive environments. Our success and the desire to serve our clients in Los Angeles and Orange County led to our Orange County office expansion in 2007, managed by Javier Ares.
Our team brings a wealth of skills, values, and expertise to each project with our unique approach that draws on over 30 years of experience. Principal level involvement h...elps ensure the best qualified individuals are integrated into the design process ensuring responsive, high-quality engineering. Dedication, collaboration, and quality are the cornerstones that have allowed MPA to enjoy lasting relationships with our clients, and we welcome all new clients with the same committed philosophy.
MPA services include Heating, Ventilating, Air Conditioning, and Plumbing Systems Design, Fire Protection Services, Life Cycle Cost Analysis, Energy Code Compliance Modeling, and Building Optimization and Evaluation Analysis.