Jobs at Samara

Plumbing Design Engineer

The Plumbing Design Engineer will support the design and development of the plumbing and fire protection systems for proprietary building systems. The engineer will work closely with other mechanical engineers in developing risky and sometimes unconventional solutions that they can justify using prototypes, calculations, simulations, and other available resources.

Role & Responsibilities

  • Own the design of new plumbing and fire protection systems for residential buildings
  • Perform engineering calculations or simulations to support design
  • Ensure compliance of design with all applicable codes and regulations
  • Collaborate with members of a cross-disciplinary team to design architectural and electrical requirements for lumbing projects
  • Create engineering drawings and other design documentation
  • Monitor installation and perform tests on various water and sewage lines for residential buildings


  • BS in Mechanical, Structural or other relevant Engineering field
  • Minimum 4 years of experience in plumbing design for residential buildings
  • Proficiency in CAD Software (e.g. Solidworks, Siemens NX, etc.)
  • Experience in sustainable building design
  • Fully versed in state (California) building codes (including NFPA 13)
  • Licensed Professional Engineer
  • Authorized to work in the United States