Engineer VII at Leo A Daly

Posted in Other 11 days ago.

Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota

Job Description:

Leo A Daly

EEO Information

Leo A Daly Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. Leo A Daly Company, is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunity, including providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with a disability. Applicants with a physical or mental disability who require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process may contact the Human Resources Department at 402-391-8111. For more information about your rights under the law, see EEO is the Law


LEO A DALY is a leader in the design of the built environment dedicated to transforming the human experience through the power of design. For more than 100 years, we’ve created places that inspire wonder, connect communities and enable great things. Our creative teams combine planning, architecture, engineering, interiors and program management to deliver truly integrated design.

We are a diverse collection of inventive problem solvers united by a passion for great design.

We own the impact of our work, socially, economically and environmentally. In collaboration with our clients and each other, we create innovative, thoughtful and sustainable solutions to the urgent challenges that face our world.

Click WHO WE ARE to learn more about us!


  • Responsible for identifying discipline Subject Matter Experts specific to markets and technical experience across all engineering studios and communicating expertise to National Director of Engineering, GPLs and MSLs
  • Responsible for coordinating with studio Ops Directors and National Director of Engineering on work sharing and recruiting coordination as required
  • Responsible for identifying engineering business development opportunities across studios such as speaking/publishing opportunities, client outreach, identification of project opportunities, etc.
  • Responsible for working with National Director of Engineering on setting strategic goals for discipline growth and best practice advancement
  • Attends client meetings and communicates with clients, consultants, contractors, and others during various stages of project development
  • Primary point of contact
  • Performs marketing and business development activities including building relationship with key clients and strategic partners, proposal writing, fee estimates, and client interviews
  • Travel for marketing and project-related activities will be required

  • 6+ years licensed experience /5+ years team management
  • ABETaccredited degree in Engineering or Architectural Engineering
  • Registered Professional Engineer required

General Characteristics

  • Assists Project Managers with fee development for engineering portions of work
  • Demonstrated practical knowledge of codes and related industry standards
  • Production experience preparing deliverable drawing sets in Revit and AutoCAD required
  • Demonstrated knowledge and proficiency using industry standard calculation software required
  • Self-motivated team player with strong interpersonal, communication, writing, and presentation skills
  • Ability to deal with competing priorities and manage time appropriately

Preferred Qualifications

  • Stay knowledgeable of the current National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) standards including the Life Safety Code (101) and national building and fire codes (Uniform, International, etc.).
  • Evaluate both existing building construction and proposed new building designs and identify fire/life safety deficiencies, necessary fire prevention, protection, detection, and suppression requirements for architectural, mechanical plumbing and electrical designs, as well as design equivalency comparisons.
  • Demonstrate a high level of competency with stairwell pressurization mechanical systems, atrium smoke control/evacuation mechanical systems, and high-rise building smoke control designs and control sequences for related mechanical systems.
  • Provide oversight of fire/smoke detection and alarm system designs, including incipient stage smoke detection and alarm systems.
  • Possess design competency in wet pipe, dry pipe, and pre-action automatic fire sprinkler suppression systems, as well as clean agent total flooding suppression systems (FM200, FE25, Inergen, NOVEC, etc.) and fire alarm/mass notification systems.
  • Establish basis of design for necessary fire protection systems and prepare complete specifications, technical studies and reports.
  • Perform hydraulic calculations, select fire protection system equipment, and develop layouts for piping, heads, and nozzles.
  • Oversee the production of documents as needed to meet project schedules. Provides Quality Assurance/Quality Control (QA/QC) reviews for architectural and engineering discipline documents to identify areas of conflict with all disciplines, as well as deficiencies in fire protection engineering design.
  • Participate in business development activities including new client shortlist interviews, existing client in-progress review meetings, and develop cost proposals for fire protection services.

Why Join LEO A DALY?

At LEO A DALY, you will become part of a collaborative design culture and do work that matters. As an integrated design practice, we believe that a diversity of perspectives generates better solutions. We trust and support each other, ask hard questions and solve complex problems. Guided by a spirit of inquiry, we design for people at every scale, creating spaces that elevate individuals, their communities, and the institutions that serve them. Join LEO A DALY - help us transform the world.


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