“Only by making a commitment to quality, professionalism, and personal involvement can one achieve lasting success in the turbulent atmosphere of the building design and construction industry. At ads ENGINEERS, the partners, principals and associates understand these fundamentals and apply them to each project.”

ads ENGINEERS (Ambrosino, DePinto & Schmieder), established in 1979, offers a full range of consulting engineering services (HVAC, Electrical, Plumbing, Fire Protection , Sustainable Services, and Commissioning). Our focus on innovation, cooperation, and practical solutions has continually resulted in repeat commissions from existing clients.

As a member of the United States Green Building Council, ads ENGINEERS is consistantly working to promote buildings that are environmentally sound, energy efficient, and comfortable places to live and work. Our firm is dedicated to keeping abreast of the latest state-of-the art technology, as well as trends in the real estate markets.

ads ENGINEERS is currently accepting applications for Plumbing and Fire Protection Engineers.  Please submit your resume via email to humanresources@adsce.com.

Title: Plumbing and Fire Protection Engineer

Status: Full Time

Job Description:

 ads ENGINEERS is currently looking for full-time Plumbing/Fire Protection Engineers with a minimum of five (5) years experience and who will be responsible for the systems design for many exciting projects, including high rise residential, hotels, commercial, retail, museums, and institutional projects.

Job Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • Strong knowledge of New York City, New York State, International Building Codes, NFPA & NYC-DEP
  • License PE and LEED Certification a plus
  • Excellent Communication and Technical Writing Skills
  • Strong Computer & AutoCad Skills, as well as knowledge of REVIT Models a Plus.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Designing Plumbing & Fire Protection Systems from inception to complete Construction Documents
  • Calculation of sanitary/sewer, gas, water and storm loads for utility application and coordination
  • Attend client meetings to develop project Scope
  • Survey of existing building conditions
  • Prepare Reports
  • Complete all Phases of Design from Schematic through Construction Administration
  • Preparation of Drawings
  • Develop project specifications
  • Knowledge of NYC Filing Requirements & Procedures
  • Coordination between Architectural & Engineering disciplines
  • Participate in Inter-Departmental Project Management Meetings to allocate firm resources
  • Construction Administration including review of submittals, shop drawings, RFI’s, & change orders
  • Assist in Project Management
  • Ability and willingness to mentor junior plumbing engineers and designers

We offer competitive salaries and benefits package which include educational incentives, 401K plan with company matching contributions, medical and dental, and more. 

ads ENGINEERS is an equal opportunity employer.


After a career spanning over 40 years Dominick DePinto is retiring from ads ENGINEERS at the end 2016. He, along with Michael Ambrosino, founded the firm in 1979 and was joined two years later by Ken Schmieder. Dominick specialized in the design of HVAC systems for a wide variety of building types including museums, theaters, educational, institutional, hotels, and high end residential buildings.

Dominick was also heavily involved in the development of the sustainable services group at the firm that specializes in computer energy modeling, LEED analysis, NYSERDA technical assistance, and commissioning. In 2014, he was awarded the Distinguished Service Award from the New York Chapter of ASHRAE for a lifetime of achievement in the field of Heating, Air Conditioning, and Ventilation. In his retirement he plans on teachings, spending time with his grandchildren, and traveling with his wife.

Canstruction’s Build Day is rapidly approaching! We staged a test build this week to prepare for Build Night, which will be Wednesday, November 2. We’re very happy with our design and we look forward to sharing it with everyone.

Would you like to contribute to Canstruction 2016? It’s not too late!