Plumbing Designer

Plumbing Designer​ Position in Washington, DC Office

Founded in 1975, Bard, Rao + Athanas Consulting Engineers (BR+A) maintains a total staff of 300+ employees located at our main office in Boston, MA and branch offices in New York, NY; Washington, DC (McLean, VA); Philadelphia, PA; Miami, FL (Coral Gables, FL); St. Louis, MO; and Chicago, IL. BR+A provides state-of-the-art integrated and coordinated mechanical, electrical, plumbing and fire protection consulting engineering, technology systems design and building commissioning services.

We have an open position for a Plumbing Designer in our Washington, DC (McLean, VA) office for a candidate with 1-3 years of experience.

Desired Skills:

  • 1 year of experience in designing of Plumbing for: Healthcare, Commercial High-rise building and Laboratory projects.
  • Proficient in Auto CAD and Revit.
  • Experience in specification writing.
  • Performs field verification and take-offs of existing systems for renovation projects.
  • Coordinates with other disciplines.
  • Develop calculations for Plumbing system sizing.  
  • Have thorough knowledge of local Plumbing Codes
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills.
  • Strongly motivated, well organized, shows professional initiative. 
  • Takes ownership of assignments, work both independently and as part of the project team. 
  • Understand work planning and manage design process to the available hours in work plan.  
  • Meets with clients / works with contractors. 
  • Oversee deliverables to and from clients.  


We offer excellent compensation and a competitive benefits package for all full-time employees.  Benefits include Medical, Dental and disability insurance, 401K and Flexible Spending accounts.  Please send cover letter and resume to:

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