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Energy Systems Design, Inc. (ESD) is a group of mechanical, plumbing, and electrical engineers, designers and drafters who are highly team-oriented, compatible and synergistic. We are committed to creative and technically innovative solutions, and sustainable engineering design for every project. Established in 1988, we currently have a staff of 30 at our single, corporate office location.

Our office is located in the heart of Scottsdale, Arizona at the Scottsdale Waterfront, a mixed-use development that is within walking distance to many restaurants, shopping and entertainment venues.


This position provides plumbing design leadership on a variety of project types by producing complete plumbing design documents. The candidate will collaborate with Clients and team members; design, coordinate and specify piping systems, plumbing fixtures and plumbing equipment; perform calculations; and interpret applicable codes and standards. Responsibilities will include review of contractor submittals for conformance to specified equipment and visits to projects under construction to observe and report on status and quality of installed work.   

REQUIREMENTS include the following:

  • 5+ years of plumbing design experience
  • ASPE/CPD Certification is a plus (American Society of Plumbing Engineers)
  • Proficient in use of AutoCAD and REVIT MEP
  • Excellent teamwork and communication skills
  • Strong plumbing design capability in commercial, educational and institutional markets
  • Ability to meet fast-paced deadlines while maintaining quality of work
  • Self-manager to accomplish multiple project responsibilities
  • Continuous practice of personal accountability
  • Knowledge of current Plumbing codes and design standards

Individuals in this position design and draft detailed construction drawings, sketches and revisions per architectural backgrounds for electrical systems by performing the following duties.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Designs and drafts detailed drawings of electrical systems such as lighting and electrical distribution, based on the schematic design determined by the Project Manager.
  • Reviews rough sketches, drawings, specifications, and other engineering data received from Staff Engineers.
  • Follows Energy Systems Design’s CAD standards, layering requirements and procedures on all projects.
  • Meets deadlines for project delivery and is able to manage more than one project at a time.
  • Has ability to utilize AutoCAD to prepare design documents, including drafting and design.
  • Has the ability to learn different engineering software, including REVIT and equipment/tools to aid in engineering design and document preparation.
  • Assists with construction site verifications to start and monitor project progress.
  • Assists in client contact and communication pertaining to specific projects.
  • Coordinates with other in-house staff to insure all changes are communicated and project criteria is uniform.

Minimum of an Associates Degree (A.A.) plus 3 years experience or 5+ years equivalent experience working on the design of building systems. Salary based on experience.

We are always looking for highly talented design engineering professionals to add to our team. Salary based on experience. We offer a competitive compensation package including benefits, bonsuses and profit sharing based on performance.

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