Plumbing Designer, II (experience in Revit ++) (2470)

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If you’re someone with a true passion for our industry, a life-long learner, with high accountability and a drive for results we’re looking for you!  At Southland, we hire problem solvers that are focused on providing customer value through continuous improvement and will take ownership to create the best experiences that will have an impact wider than their own job.  We thrive on creating a strong company and culture where you’ll feel engaged, challenged, and valued.


If you’re ready for the next big step in your career and want a career full of fun and excitement and to be a part of a fast-paced growing company, then JOIN our team and become a part of an organization that values PEOPLESAFETY, INNOVATION, COLLABORATION, INTEGRITY, ACCOUNTABILITY & SUSTAINABILITY.





As a Plumbing Designer, II, you'll get to assist with and have control over the design of plumbing systems   You will effectively design the building plumbing systems and actually be able to see your designs come to life. Interact with the entire design team and the project manager to understand the project scope of work, project schedule, and project deliverable.


Top skills that will make you stand out:


  1. Must have 3-5 years of experience designing plumbing systems for commercial ground-up construction projects.  We are looking for experiences going beyond the residential, hospitality, and or tenement improvement (TI/special) projects.
  2. Cannot be "just" a draftsperson; meaning you need to have demonstrated recent experience as a true designer – knows plumbing code, can take an engineered design and be familiar with the local ordinance and governing codes that dictate the necessary control criteria for and can do the initial design using Revit
  3. Must have an expert level (knowledge and usability scale of 1-10, you're a minimum of an 8) in Revit.  There is a Revit skill review as part of the interview process.
  4. Can clearly communicate in oral and written communications on technical criteria



What you’ll do:


  • Assist Principal and Senior Engineers in design tasks as required.
  • Prepare preliminary (redline) design layouts.
  • Perform deliverables and products such as calculations, drawings, and specifications related to plumbing and piping systems.
  • Perform calculations for a project, such as equipment selection, and sizing, fixture calculations, product specifications, and design and layout for roof drains, sanitary lines, and water lines
  • Assist in coordinating all aspects of the project design with project management, architects, and other trades through the completion phase of a project.
  • Perform and check CADD drafting work.
  • Manage and execute all matters in the plumbing design and assume ownership on projects as a Plumbing Design Engineer, II
  • Strong design background and understanding of systems and applications in buildings and facilities, including coordination with other disciplines – mechanical, electrical, civil, structural, and architectural.
  • Proficiency in understanding building codes and standards.
  • Strong client-facing/client relationship/client management skills
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills, time management are required.


 What you'll need to be successful:


  • Strong knowledge of plumbing system design to include types of equipment utilized in the industry as well as general understanding of water supply and wastewater system operations.
  • Ability to communicate with all levels of management, including project management and field trades.
  • Ability to read mechanical and plumbing plans.
  • Competent with general business writing. 


What you bring to the table:


  • Has competency in intermediate working computer skills to include Microsoft Office products (specifically Excel and Outlook.)
  • 5+ years of professional commercial plumbing design experience
  • 3+ years of demonstrated working design experience in Revit, Navisworks, and MechCADD, required
  • Revit Design Skill level: Advanced



YOU Matter



As an employee-owned company, we offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes excellent benefits for you and your family:

  • 401(k) Plan with 50% Company Match(no cap) and immediate 100% vesting
  • Annual bonus program based upon performance, profitability, and achievement
  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance – 100% Paid for Employee
  • Term Life, AD&D Insurance, and Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Disability Income Protection Insurance
  • Pre-tax Flexible Spending Plans (Health and Dependent Care)
  • Holidays/Vacation/Personal Time/Life Events Leave
  • Numerous training opportunities and company paid membership for professional associations and licenses


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Southland Industries and all its subsidiaries are an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind. We are committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing our employees with a safe work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Southland Industries are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, gender, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, medical condition, marital status, sexual orientation, family care or medical leave status, veteran status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Southland Industries will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics.


**All employment offers are contingent upon successful, drug tests, background check,s and professional reference checks. **


**We are not able to offer sponsorship of employment at this time**


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As a design engineer at Southland Industries, you’ll work side-by-side with our model coordinators, estimators, and trade staff through all aspects of a project to produce a design that is cost-effective, practical and efficient. If you are interested in playing a crucial role in conceptual design for specific projects and representing the company as a design professional, this position is for you.

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