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Plumbing / Fire Protection Engineer

Public Health and Plumbing Engineering
Americas Region

Arup is a global privately held firm of designers, engineers, planners, and consultants, who regularly come together to devise solutions that benefit not just our clients, but also the world. Arup’s culture looks a lot like the future: globally-linked, locally-focused, and radically innovative. We are searching for those rare individuals who are as smart and idealistic as they are ambitious. If this sounds like you, please read on.


Our Seattle Office is currently seeking a Plumbing/Fire Protection Engineer to join our multi-disciplinary team. We work on projects that are both local and non-local ranging from large technology companies, laboratories, healthcare, pharma, and commercial. We are looking for someone who is passionate about designing sophisticated plumbing/sanitary systems that align with our mission of Shaping a Better World.




  • Designing plumbing and fire protection systems for a variety of projects such as high-rise towers, mixed-use developments, tenant fit-outs, laboratories, higher education, and museums
  • Collaborating with senior plumbing staff and mechanical and electrical teams to deliver project designs to meet project requirements and timelines
  • Documenting any engineering analysis work, including code research, load calculations, and equipment sizing, in a clear manner
  • Performing design and calculation review to confirm the accuracy of your work
  • Documenting systems design in Revit and AutoCAD
  • Coordinating with multiple disciplines and working in conjunction with project managers to help complete work you're doing
  • Writing reports for internal and external purposes based on findings
  • Participating in local Professional Associations


Required Qualifications:


  • Minimum of 4 years of relevant experience in designing plumbing and fire protection systems
  • AutoCAD and Revit drafting experience, Revit preferred
  • Associate or Bachelor's degree in mechanical, civil, sanitary, environmental, or architectural engineering, or commensurate years of experience.


Preferred Qualifications


  • Experience designing systems such as rainwater collection, water re-use systems, and solar hot water generation.
  • EIT/FE, CPD, LEED AP, or WELL Certification
  • Experience with healthcare projects



The ability to prioritize effectively, balance assigned work and exceptional organization skills are required for our constantly evolving environment. Strong interpersonal and communication skills essential for team-based working. Presentation skills with colleagues and clients of all levels.


We are an employee-owned company that offers an excellent benefits package. Outlined below are a few of the benefits Arup has to offer you as a FT employee of the firm:


  • Global Profit Share - paid out bi-annually
  • Personal Health Insurance
  • 401(k) - 10% matching
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Professional Membership and Certification reimbursement
  • Short Term and Long-Term Assignment Career Opportunities around the Globe


Arup is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment where our people are encouraged to grow. EOE including disability/veteran.

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