Plumbing Design Engineer

PHE Designer

Plumbing Designer

Minimum Preferably a Degree/Diploma in Civil Engineering (with specialization in PHE)Certified training for Public Health System Design Engineer (programme aligned to PSC/Q 006 released by the Indian Plumbing Skills Council)

Preferably 6 years of relevant work experience of working on PHE projects

The tasks a Public Health System Design Engineer is expected to perform include: Designing of water, wastewater and rain water harvesting systems

Supervising and reviewing basic drawings and the work of plumbing draftsmen

Managing the design work of various systems during the design phase

Monitoring the work environment to meet the health and safety requirements

Understanding the various designing parameters

Knowledge of physical and chemical water quality parameters

Knowledge of hydraulic principles and materials related to the design of a water and wastewater system

Knowledge of issues that can arise due to faulty design

Knowledge of manual and computer tools related to drawings and designs

Ability to supervise subordinates

Understanding of multiple design tools

Previous on-the-job training

Problem-solving skills

Independent worker

Leadership qualities

Result-oriented Positive attitude

It is not just a desk job. It requires a considerable amount of field work

Need not handle a team

Local travelling is a part of the job

Contractual work is available

Work from home option is not available

Working hours

Companies usually work for 5 days a week and 8 hours everyday

Working overtime is common

Shift system is available

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?No

This job is listed as hazardous One may develop occupational hazards like risk of physical injury and accidents, exposure to various chemicals and exposure to parasites

For candidates with 6 yearsexperience INR 20,000 to INR 75,000 per month

For candidates with over 6 yearsexperience ranging from INR 50,000 to over INR 1,00,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

The creation of smart cities in India will create a huge demand for building infrastructure. This will have a positive trickle-down effect for a strong demand in the latest plumbing technology. In turn, the introduction of new sophisticated systems and solutions in the plumbing sector will drive the growth of the sector. This will involve training and certification of personnel which will help in improving economic position of this occupation.

The Swach Bharat Abhiyaan will also create an increase in demand for plumbing related personnel. This will increase job opportunities across India for plumbing related personnel.1

The plumbing Industry faces the mammoth challenge of huge gap between the supply of skilled labour and the demand for skilled labour. A very small percentage of the plumbing workforce is actually skilled in India. It becomes our duty as plumbing professionals, members of the Indian plumbing industry and other various plumbing related organizations and associations toensure that skilled and certifiedmanpower in adequate numbers is provided across industriesusing plumbing skills to raiseplumbing standards in India to global levels.2

Construction companies

Facility management companies

Engineering agencies

Cities and towns across India