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Cannon Design Project Plumbing / Fire Protection IV in Buffalo, New York

If you think your skills, experience and aspirations make you a good match for this position, we encourage you to apply. This position may be filled anywhere in the United States. Preference may be given to candidates that can work in one of the CannonDesign locations.
You will be a member of our multi-disciplinary team and will work under the direction of a Certified Plumbing Designer or licensed engineer. Projects may include new construction and renovation in educational, healthcare, corporate commercial and science and technology.
  • Perform and direct complex design of ductwork, piping and equipment selection for plumbing and fire protection systems for large scale size buildings. Able to work independently in all Mechanical disciplines with no oversight or guidance. As necessary assist with HVAC Designs.
  • Oversee, guide, mentor and provide technical leadership to designers and engineering team.
  • Direct the work of less experienced staff including the development and presentation of annual performance reviews.
  • May serve in the QAQC process and an independent reviewer.
  • Interface effectively with clients and members of the design team.
  • Oversee the use of engineering complexities related to the use Energy Model software.
  • Prepare Revit/BIM modeling of construction drawings of plumbing and fire protection systems from schematic design to construction administration phases including layout, sketches and detail drawings as required. As necessary perform Revit/BIM modeling HVAC systems.
  • Specify equipment such as water heaters, plumbing fixtures, water softeners and pumping equipment.
  • Review and accept selective shop drawings for compliance of specifications and contract documents.
  • Interface effectively with clients and members of the project team and attend Owner, Architect, Construction Administration (OAC) meetings with an understanding and focus on the project budget.
  • Participate or lead value engineering sessions with Architectural/Engineering team.
  • Recommend improvements with reference standards and processes to improve quality, coordination, and to streamline production efforts.
  • Conduct staff development activities including work planning, budget development, scheduling in conjunction with the Project Manager.
  • Respond to RFI's and review of change orders in the preparation of construction documents.
  • Conduct job site visits to verify existing conditions and observe construction progress. Attend and participate in construction meetings. Site visits frequently require a physical walk-through of site.
  • Represents company in project activities; directs activities of project team members; represents company in business development and marketing activities. May serve on internal and/or professional committees.
  • Travel as project needs require.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Bachelor in Mechanical Engineering or Bachelor of Architectural Engineering (Mechanical Systems focus) from an ABET accredited program, or current CPD is required.
  • Minimum of 8+ years of related experience required.
  • Current PE in the United States preferred.
  • LEED accreditation preferred.
  • Strong knowledge of Life Safety Codes
  • Must be a critical thinker.
  • Must be highly analytical.
  • Must be able to work independently with no oversight or guidance.
  • Must be a fully qualified professional able to perform work with a high degree of latitude.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Able to effectively handle multiple projects.
  • Must have the ability to engage effectively with clients.
  • Must be willing to travel as project needs require.
  • Experience in computer applications for engineering design programs (i.e. Revit, Trane Trace or Trane 3D Plus) required.
The salary range for this position is $93,400 to $116,750annually. This salary range is the range we believe is the anticipated range of possible base compensation at the timing of the posting. We may ultimately pay more or less than the anticipated salary range for the position. Employees may be eligible for discretionary bonuses. We offer a full benefit package including medical, dental and vision coverage and flexible spending account options and voluntary insurances. We have paid time off, flex-time summer hours, remote work options and a 401k plan and employee perk programs. For a general overview of our benefits, please visit our careers page at Actual compensation may vary from posting based on geographic location, work experience, education and/or skill level.
We're a design solutions firm that awakens opportunities for impact. Whether creating building solutions, strategic transformations, new experiences or new operational models, we help clients achieve mountain-sized ambitions. Our Living-Centered Design ethos inspires us to go bigger and do better-for people, businesses, society and the planet. In 2021, 2019 and 2017, Fast Company named us one of the 10 most innovative design firms in the world.
  • We are relentless in our pursuit of client adoration (not simply satisfaction). Consistent delivery of the best service is what we are about.
  • We are committed to ensuring our practice is equitable for all employees, representative of the communities around us - and focused on the future of design. We advocate for equity, diversity, and inclusion efforts through the leadership of our DEI Council, Employee Resource Groups and other community advocacy initiatives.
  • We're about communication and transparency here. If you want to talk to someone about an idea you have, or a challenge that needs addressing, we're ready for you.
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As a condition of employment, all employees are expected to complete mandatory training, including compliance training, within required timeframes and adhere to our internal policies and our Code of Conduct.
CannonDesign is an Equal Opportunity Employer. CannonDesign is committed to maintaining a work environment that is free from any and all forms of unlawful discrimination and harassment. It is therefore the firm's policy to prohibit discrimination and harassment against any applicant, CannonDesign employee, vendor, contractor, or client on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy, veteran status, genetic information, citizenship status, or any other basis prohibited by law. It is also CannonDesign's policy to prohibit any and all forms of retaliation against any individual who has complained of harassing or discriminatory conduct, or participated in a firm or agency investigation into such complaints.

CannonDesign recognizes the value of diversity in our workforce. We are committed to equal opportunity. We consider all qualified employment applicants without regard to race, religion, color, gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, partnership status, protected veteran status, disability, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law. Individuals who hold legal work authorization applicable to employment at CannonDesign in the United States will be considered without regard to citizenship/alienage.

Minimum Salary: 31200.00 Maximum Salary: 31200.00 Salary Unit: Yearly