Copy of Plumbing/Fire Protection Designer

We're an award-winning mechanical, electrical, plumbing and technology firm with three offices throughout North Carolina.

  • Raleigh, NC
  • $70,000 - $100,000
  • Managed by Jobot Pro: George Yenque
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A bit about us:

We're an award-winning mechanical, electrical, plumbing and technology firm with three offices throughout North Carolina. We are proud to offer quality MEP/FP design and consulting services, as well as technology and low voltage design, BIM and VDC, lighting design, construction administration and commissioning.

Why join us?

We have project experience across almost every market sector including healthcare, government, mission critical, higher education, K-12 education and commercial properties around the United States.

Job Details

The Plumbing Designer (Designer) is responsible and accountable for the accurate and timely
completion of assigned projects, ensuring that those projects are designed in accordance with
industry codes and standards, client specifications, and local codes, on time and within the Optima
time budget. On assigned projects, the Designer is also responsible for the preparation of final design
and construction documents. The Designer works in conjunction with the Project Manager,
Engineers, and the Construction Administration Specialist in the performance of work required to meet
or exceed client and company standards and expectations, as well as communicating any identified
deviations from standard in a timely manner, errors or omissions observed on the project, and/or other
situations that deviate from the approved plans. The Designer is also expected and encouraged to
identify opportunities for improvement within each project, including potential additional services and
work scope increases.
Specific Responsibilities:
There are six major phases in the completion of a project. The specific accountabilities and
responsibilities for this position are detailed below for each of those phases.
Proposal Phase
  • Provide input on an as-requested basis
Schematic Phase
  • Provide input on design options and on code compliance reviews
  • Provide input to the Client to aid in their selection of the preferred design scheme
  • Prepares sketches needed for the project
  • Prepares draft and final reports when required
Design Development Phase
  • Provide input on the overall project internal schedule
  • Develops a complete drawing list
  • Sets the project up in AutoCAD or coordinates with assigned BIM Coordinator for Revit
  • Completes design development project plans
  • Conduct design check for compliance with applicable codes
  • Creates engineering calculations and drawings
  • Performs DD (high level) design and Interdiscipline Coordination
  • Support Project Manager in final Design Development review and approval
Construction Document Phase
  • Complete drawings and calculations
  • Conduct Interdiscipline coordination
  • Performs the review between disciplines
  • Resolves any Agency review comments
  • Resolves any owner comments
Bidding Phase
  • Issues bid documents
  • Answers any bidder’s RFIs
  • Assists in the review of substitution requests
  • Issues revisions resulting from the pre-bid meeting
  • Issues full set of construction drawings (first full conformed set).
Construction Administration Phase
  • Maintains a complete conformed set of drawings
  • Conducts reviews of submittals
  • Assists in reviewing contractor RFIs and determining whether drawing revisions are
  • Issues design drawing revisions
  • Prepares final as-built drawings
  • Participates in the project postmortem review
Key Competencies
These requirements are representative, not all-inclusive, of the knowledge, skill, and ability required to
successfully perform this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Specific expertise in:
o Plumbing and Fire Protection design
o AutoCAD software
o Revit software
o Basic level proficiency in Vantagepoint CRM System
  • General knowledge in:
o General Engineering principles
o Structural knowledge
o Construction practices
o Vantagepoint CRM
  • Demonstrated ability to:
o Successfully manage and deliver design projects
o Review and understand schematic and architectural drawings
o Manage and meet deadlines
Education and Experience
  • Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Engineering Technology, other technical education or
equivalent technical experience
  • Comfortable reading and understanding blueprints
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and general computer software
  • Strong leadership and management skills
  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Ability to explain complex processes to laypeople
  • Strong positive communication and team-building skills
  • Ability to foster and engage in collaborative work environment
  • Ability to follow up and ensure execution of company direction
  • Strong work ethic and “Can Do” attitude
  • Adaptability and ability to change
Other Job Duties
  • Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of
activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties,
responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
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Job Details
Managed by Jobot Pro
Raleigh, NC
Job Type
$70,000 - $100,000