Taitem Engineering has an opportunity for an engineer with expertise in plumbing and fire protection design. Taitem is a progressive consulting firm based in beautiful Ithaca, New York. Founded in 1989, Taitem was recently named one of Central New York's best places to work by CNY Business Journal. Taitem is a mission-driven B-Corporation, committed to the “triple bottom line” of people, planet, and profit. Taitem is known for its high-quality work in designing and supporting sustainable, high-performing buildings. “Taitem” stands for “technology as if the earth mattered,” reflecting the firm’s commitment to the environment. Flexible schedules, family-friendly policies, and support for excellence make Taitem a life-sustaining place to work.
The successful candidate will work in Taitem’s thriving Design Department, focusing on plumbing and fire protection design for both new and existing buildings, and will also contribute to mechanical and electrical design projects, as part of our MEP+S team.
Taitem Engineering is committed to creating a diverse workplace and encourages applications from women and people of color. Taitem is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any classification protected by federal, state, or local law.
Required Skills and Qualifications:
•Proficiency in AutoDesk Revit and AutoCAD
•Experience working independently on complex projects
•Five years in a comparable position
•Demonstrated ability to manage projects
•Ability and willingness to mentor junior engineers
•Strong knowledge of building codes, esp. for New York State
•Ability to communicate clearly and expertly with peers and clients
Additional Skills and Qualifications:
•New York Professional Engineer license or eligibility
•Knowledge of mechanical and electrical design for buildings
•Experience with energy-efficient technologies and sustainable design principles
•Hands-on experience in plumbing or other building trades
Additional Salary Information: The recruiting range for this position is competitive and depends on the skills and experience of the applicant. This is a full-time benefits-eligible position. Benefits include medical and dental insurance, paid time off, professional development funds, and an employee assistance program.
About Taitem Engineering
Taitem Engineering, PC, is a consulting firm based in Ithaca, New York. Taitem specializes in mechanical, electrical, and structural design, energy studies, and energy research. Founded in 1989, the firm is a privately held professional corporation licensed to practice engineering by the New York State Education Department and the New York State Department of State. Its clients include public and private entities and our projects include buildings in all sectors, including commercial, industrial, K-12 and higher education, healthcare, and multifamily. Taitem is a B-Corporation, meeting rigorous standards of social and environmental performance, accountability, and transparency. Taitem Engineering's staff includes licensed professional engineers in NY, PA, CT, VT, MA, and CO, as well as LEED-accredited professionals, certified energy managers, NABCEP-certified solar PV installers, a master plumber, and a master electrician. "Taitem" stands for "Technology As If The Earth Mattered," reflecting the firm's commitment to the environment.