Ross & Baruzzini
  • - St. Louis, MO
  • Full Time

Founded in 1953, Ross & Baruzzini has been consistently ranked as one of the premier consulting engineering companies in the world, most recently ranked among the Top 500 design and construction firms in Engineering News-Record and in Building Design & Construction's Top 40 engineering companies in the United States. Global organizations have retained Ross & Baruzzini, along with divisions Macro, DVS, Mitchell Planning, and CAGE to meet the challenges facing critical industries including Government and Public Infrastructure, Healthcare, Higher Education + Research, Transit and Rail Transportation, Highways, Bridges and Tunnels, Intelligent Transportation Systems, Airports, Public Safety Agencies and Mission Critical facilities. Ross & Baruzzini employs a comprehensive staff of 300+ engineers, architects, consultants, IT/communications specialists, security consultants, medical equipment planners, intelligent transportation engineers, construction administrators and support personnel.

We offer a competitive pay and benefits package and have been voted a Best Place to Work for 2016 and 2017 by our people.


Job Title: Plumbing Engineer II
Reports to: Plumbing Practice Leader   
Location: St. Louis, MO
FLSA: Exempt



  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering or Architectural Engineering from an accredited program.
  • Obtains active Professional Engineer (PE) License.
  • CPD – Certified Plumbing Designer preferred.
  • 4-8 years' experience in facility design and construction.



  • Mainly responsible for designing accurate discipline specific drawings from the Senior Engineer/Senior Designers' design.
  • Ability to design and prepare drawings and specifications for medium to large projects with limited guidance.



Advanced knowledge of Plumbing equipment and systems:

  • Domestic/lab water and waste/vent, specialty lab/medical gas and vacuum, natural gas, storm water, soft water, kitchen water/waste, and hot water/recirculation systems and equipment.

Select and design complete plumbing systems:

  • Load calculations equipment selection, piping design, LEED Project review and documentation.
  • Design, specify, and produce Plumbing drawings, design criteria, and specifications.

Conceptual knowledge of Fire Protection equipment and systems:

  • Fire protection sprinkler piping and equipment for wet, dry, preaction, chemical, and clean agent systems.

Select and design complete fire protection systems:

  • Load analysis, hazard classification, code review, equipment selection, piping design, LEED Project review and documentation.
  • Design, specify, and produce Fire Protection sprinkler drawings, design criteria, and specifications.
  • Coordinate and understand Fire Alarm interaction with sprinkler systems.


  • Generate plans and coordinate with other trades.
  • Prepare and author complete project specifications.
  • Prepare and review shop drawing submittals from contractors using AutoCAD/Revit/Navisworks.
  • Inspect, review, and prepare site inspection reports.
  • Interact with building owners, property management, architects, and members of design and construction team.
  • Develop and maintain CAD/BIM standards and details.
  • Assist with training and mentoring of Level I and Technician team members.
  • Perform Quality Assurance/Quality Control (QA/QC) checks of Level I projects.
  • Attend and support technical societies.
  • Define system requirements and basis-for-design requirements for design-build work.
  • Ensure designs meet all applicable codes and safety standards.
  • Provide construction cost opinion.
  • Field observation and reporting the progress of work.



This description reflects the core activities of the position but is not intended to be all-inclusive and other duties within the group/department may be required in addition to changes in the emphasis of duties as required from time to time. There is a requirement for the position holder to recognize this and adopt a flexible approach to work. 

R&B is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

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