Kappa Search | Chicago Staffing Agency | Plumbing Design Engineer

Kappa Search Inc. is a Chicago staffing agency that specializes in engineering, HVAC, manufacturing and operations recruitment and placement. We are currently recruiting for a plumbing design engineer with superior design and analysis skills to plan and design plumbing systems for various types of buildings and projects.
The ideal candidate will possess knowledge of sustainable design strategies and their implementation into building projects.  The candidate will demonstrate an understanding of the integrated design process and be capable of interacting with clients and architects to facilitate total building coordination.


  • Design plumbing and fire protection systems including: domestic cold water systems, water treatment, domestic hot water systems, sanitary drainage and vent systems, storm drainage systems, pumping systems, natural gas distribution systems, medical and laboratory gas systems, special plumbing systems and fire suppression systems.
  • Prepare drawings and specifications detailing the systems designed. Develop system design calculations.
  • Select equipment for use in building systems.
  • Attend meetings and communicate with clients.
  • Incorporate sustainable design methods in buildings.
  • Oversee and conduct review of submittals and shop drawings.
  • Conduct and document field inspections to verify design compliance.

  • Bachelors Degree in Engineering with a sound knowledge of engineering fundamentals. 
  • Autocad. 
  • 5-8 years of experience in the design of plumbing and fire protection systems.
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  • PE Licensed preferred