As a Plumbing Engineer, this person is responsible for the layout, design and coordination for assigned projects. The size of Company projects range from solo projects to projects requiring multi-member design teams. S/he reports directly to the Plumbing/Piping Engineering Manager.

A Plumbing Engineer possessing the listed knowledge, skills and abilities is accountable for the following:

  • Know and stay current on codes, industry practices and state-of-the-art technologies.
  • Learn and understand the present MacDonald-Miller engineering system including standards, methods, forms and computer programs.
  • Prepare calculations for equipment sizing.
  • Select plumbing fixtures and equipment.
  • Complete final working drawings which may include CAD or manual drafting.
  • Coordinate plumbing design with the architect, structural engineer and other subcontractors.
  • Work with field personnel in resolving installation problems that may arise.
  • Understand, accept and support MacDonald-Miller’s Operating Guidelines, Operational Beliefs and Customer Commitment.
  • Performs additional tasks as assigned.

This is a condensed job description. It is not intended as an employment contract, nor is it intended to describe all duties this position may perform.


The candidate must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • A minimum of three years experience in design of commercial plumbing systems.
  • Possess a strong knowledge of common plumbing & piping systems, including hydronic systems.
  • A Bachelor of Science degree in an engineering discipline or other education is desired.
  • Ability to read architectural, structural and mechanical plans and be familiar with a variety of plumbing systems and terminology.
  • Practicing knowledge with the mechanical, piping, and building energy codes.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Products, i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
  • Ability to work independently or in a team atmosphere.
  • Ability to adapt to multiple and varied responsibilities.
  • Have strong organizational and analytical skills.
  • Ability to effectively interact with customers, technicians, sales, office and field personnel.
  • Project a positive image of the company and herself/himself to customers.
  • Actively participate in the MacDonald-Miller sponsored Education and Training Program.
  • History of good employment attendance and dependability.
  • A valid license and good driving record are required.
  • Possess strong verbal, written, analytical, persuasion and interpersonal skills.
  • Possess qualities of an innovative thinker and team leader.
  • Ability to consistently set goals and meet deadlines and adapt to flexible responsibilities.
  • Take pride in one’s work and accept a level of responsibility for his/her professionalism and accuracy.


  • Ability to see, hear well (either naturally or with correction) and speak clearly.
  • Coordinate the movement of your eyes, hands, and fingers.
  • Physical requirements include: sitting, standing and bending; repetitive motions of hands and wrists.
  • Reach for, handle, use fingers and manipulate objects.
  • Ability to work in all weather conditions.
  • Ability to participate in job walk-throughs.
  • Must be capable of working extended hour days when job/business needs demand.
  • A candidate is required to pass a pre-hire drug screening (after job offer).


MacDonald-Miller Facility Solutions presently provides employee coverage for:

  • Medical, dental, vision for employee {coverage available for dependents for shared premium}.
  • 401k retirement plan including Company matching.
  • Holiday Pay.
  • Vacation and sick leave compensation.
  • Disability income protection.
  • Employee and Dependent Life Insurance.
  • Flexible Spending Account (Childcare).
  • Employee Assistance Program.


  • Please read all pages of this job description. Your resume or application is reviewed prior to setting up a personal interview, so please make sure your resume is up to date. If you do not have a resume, you may fill out an application at the address listed above.
  • MacDonald-Miller Facility Solutions, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a non-smoking facility. MacDonald-Miller is also a drug and alcohol free workplace and tests all new hires (subject to and in accordance with union bargaining agreements).
  • MacDonald-Miller Facility Solutions participates in E-Verify and will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. This information is kept completely confidential, is obtained only after a candidate is hired, and will not be used to pre-screen any job applicant.
  • This job description is a general description of essential job functions. It is not intended as an employment contract nor is it intended to describe all duties someone in this position would perform. All employees of MacDonald-Miller are expected to perform tasks as assigned by MacDonald-Miller supervisory/management personnel regardless of job title or routine job duties.