Project Engineer-Swimming Pool Specialist LBYD1190
Birmingham, AL 
Posted 13 days ago
Job Description

Location: Birmingham, Al
Title: Project Engineer-Swimming Pool Specialist
Schedule (FT/PT): FT
Travel Required: On Occasion
Clearance: Ability to Obtain

"Large Firm Expertise, Small Firm Responsiveness" has become a staple across our company and is present in the work we do on a daily basis. Service is at the heart of our culture; consistently exceeding expectations allows us to build lasting relationships with our clients and our employees. Driven by our core values of Integrity, Responsiveness, Exceptional Service, and a "Can Do" Attitude, we approach our roles within all projects with professionalism and a team mentality. Dedicated to these values, we take pride and ownership in every project and have created a culture that is well defined and unique.

LBYD was founded in 1973 with the incorporation of E. Glenn Bishop & Associates. In 1978, with the merger of the structural engineering firm Lane & Hodnett Structural Engineers, the firm became Lane/Bishop/Hodnett, Inc. In 1987, the firm became LaneBishopYorkDelahay Inc., which is known today as LBYD Engineers. In 2001, LBYD began offering civil engineering services. With the addition of the civil department and the continued commitment of our structural department, LBYD has experienced growth at a phenomenal rate. We continue to pursue growth opportunities evidenced by opening more branch offices throughout the Southeast region.

Job Description

  • The Swimming Pool Specialist takes an increasingly responsible role as an Engineer. They are assigned project level tasks and expected to break these projects down to specific tasks to either perform themselves or delegate to a designer or junior engineer. The Project Engineer must be capable of assembling individual task assignments into complete plan sets and reports. Responsibilities will include managing their own workload and be able to assign tasks to a new Pool Designer, Drafter or Design Engineer, and exhibit the ability to mentor, train, teach and check a Designer's work.

    The Project Engineer will generally work under the supervision of a Professional Engineer and will generally be assigned projects instead of individual tasks.

  • Responsibilities may vary from time to time; however, they essentially include:
    *Exercises judgment in the independent evaluation, selection and substantial adaptation and modification of standard techniques, procedures, and criteria.
    *Learning to supervise the work of less experienced engineers and/or technical support personnel assigned to the project
    *Learning to serve as a liaison between clients and agencies, subcontractors, and design teams.
    *Participates in contract proposals and administration; periodically observes and reports on project construction
    *Learning to manage the design and administration process including scheduling work, coordinating design assignments, preparation of proposals, preparation and production of plans and specifications, review of proposal and construction information requests, project budgeting and invoicing and project related client management.
    *Prepares reports outlining opinions, and recommendations for the approval of a Project Manager concerning the production of the project
    *Able to prepare a complete set of plans and growing in ability to manage and supervise the design and ongoing progress of a project, including the coordination of the project with City, County and State officials, and other outside agencies.
    *May act as technical advisor to design engineers assigned to the project, as determined by the Project Manager
    *May be assigned to manage small projects
    *Confers with management on all major project decisions such as client contact, design, construction cost, and schedule
    *Resolve day-to-day problems, mostly of a technical nature


  • *Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical, Plumbing, Civil or similar Engineering Field
    *Minimum of 2 years of design related experience
    *Successful as a Design Engineer
    *Demonstrates proficiency with design software (AutoCAD and Excel)
    *Has shown ability and aptitude to complete tasks working with multiple Clients
    *Understands the tasks required to complete the production of a swimming pool plan set including confirmation of local building codes and other similar requirements. Tasks may include:
    oReview and understanding of project design drawings and specifications (Architectural, Structural, Civil, Electrical, etc.)
    oLayout, sizing and specifying pump, piping, filtration and associated systems.
    oLayout sizing and specifying pool and backwash drainage systems including scuppers and associated piping systems.
    oCoordinating with Architect and Structural Engineer to size and detail pool wall sections, steps, coping and other associated elements.
    *Can produce and assemble a complete set of drawings that follow LBYD and industry drawing standards resulting in a complete, coherent and buildable plan set
    *Has a thorough understanding of the project process and has working knowledge of most aspects of LBYD's Pool Design standards
    *Has shown ability to communicate with internal design teams and with external stakeholders including clients, permit agencies, contractors, etc.
    *Adheres to LBYD Corporate Values
    *Physical Demands:
    oExerts up to 10 lbs. of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body, involves sitting most of the time, but may involve walking or standing for brief periods of time.

North Wind offers a competitive pay and benefits package to include health, life, and disability insurance benefits, 401(k) with company match, generous paid leave and tuition reimbursement for eligible employees. As a company, we are committed to employee wellness, professional development, and work-life balance. We value safety, reliability, and commitment to our people! For more information about our benefits or hiring philosophy, visit the North Wind Career Opportunities Page.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The nature of those accommodations will be determined on a case-by-case basis. If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact our Helpline +1.208.528.8718 or use the Request for Reasonable Accommodation form to get assistance.

North Wind is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, religion, or other legally protected status. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Proof of citizenship will be required as a condition of employment.

North Wind Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion,national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, religion or other legally protected status. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
2+ years
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