In the rapidly evolving landscape of plumbing engineering, recognizing and nurturing young talent has never been more crucial. As the industry faces challenges such as the integration of new technologies, sustainability demands and a retiring workforce, the infusion of fresh perspectives and innovative ideas from young professionals is essential.

Young professionals bring energy, adaptability and a willingness to learn that are essential for addressing the ongoing skills gap. By recognizing and supporting these individuals early in their careers, companies can ensure a continuous supply of skilled workers. This not only fills immediate vacancies but also builds a pipeline of experienced professionals ready to step into leadership roles in the future.

Recognizing outstanding professionals within this discipline is vital for the plumbing industry's growth, innovation and public awareness. PM Engineer’s Next Gen All Stars Top 20 Under 40 contest provides an excellent platform to celebrate the achievements and potential of young engineers.

Plumbing engineering is more than just pipes and fittings; it encompasses water conservation, energy efficiency and advanced systems integration. By nominating young engineers who are at the forefront of these innovations, we draw attention to the critical and often groundbreaking work happening within the industry. This not only boosts the morale of the nominees but also inspires others within the field to strive for excellence and creativity.

Many young engineers put in countless hours of hard work, often going above and beyond their job descriptions to advance their projects and support their teams. Nominating them as a Next Gen All Star is a way to acknowledge and celebrate their dedication and contributions. This recognition can be a powerful motivator, affirming that their efforts are valued and appreciated.

Let's take the opportunity to shine a spotlight on the young professionals who are shaping the future of our industry.

Meet our past 2022 and 2023 Next Gen All Stars.

Nominate a 2024 Next Gen All Star now.