Plumbing Designer Job at SmithGroup, Inc. – Dallas, TX

SmithGroup is an award-winning, multinational integrated design firm with a team of 1,200 experts across 15 offices in the U.S. and China. We employ research, data, advanced technologies and design thinking to help clients solve their greatest challenges. Our specialists develop beautiful, sustainable, future-focused solutions for healthcare providers, science and technology organizations, higher education and cultural institutions, urban environments, diverse workplaces, mixed-use and waterfront developments, and parks and open spaces. We are deeply committed to our promise to Design a Better Future – for our clients, communities and employees. Are you ready to help us get there?

The [[costCenterId]]office of SmithGroup is looking for a [[extTitle]] to join our team.

Working with us, you will:

  • Be part of a fully integrated design team working on a wide variety of projects and system types, directing the implementation of our deisgn.
  • Lead design and documentation of plumbing systems including floor plans, riser diagrams, equipment selection, scheduling, and specifications.
  • Prepare facility condition assessments and write technical reports.
  • Develop solutions to challenging plumbing issues with integrated architecture and engineering project design teams.
  • Employ sustainable design principles and document sustainable design performance.
  • Participate, where requested, in client meetings.
  • Coordinate your work with all disciplines and consultants.
  • Review submittals, RFIs, and contractor proposed change orders, and conduct site observations.
  • Provide plumbing design and leadership for projects across multiple offices.
  • Provide oversight and monitoring of the work performed by junior staff.
  • Mentor and train junior-level engineers.
  • Assist mechanical engineers on engineering tasks for a project, assuring that technical, schedule and hours-expended targets are met in accordance with client expectations and applicable professional standards.

An ideal candidate has:

  • High school diploma, general education degree (GED), or associate’s degree in Engineering Technology or related field from a technical school or college.
  • 3 to 5 years of experience with CAD/Revit and plumbing design.
  • A solid knowledge of mathematical concepts.
  • An understanding of the three-dimensional aspect of building design and CAD/BIM input.
  • The ability to communicate ideas well both graphically and verbally.
  • The ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule.
  • The ability to contribute to and participate in a team environment.
  • LEED Green Associate accreditation preferred.

SmithGroup offers competitive compensation and an excellent benefit package, including 401(k) and continuing educational reimbursement. We offer 3 weeks of paid time off within the first year of employment, with the option of purchasing additional time off, and pay for 8 federal holidays. We also promote a healthy work/life balance for our staff which includes?an alternative work schedule that provides employees with an additional 15 days off per year (usually Fridays), as well as hybrid work options that give our team the flexibility to work within our vibrant office culture or remotely, as needed.?

Job Type: Full-time

Work Location: Multiple Locations

About the Company

Company: SmithGroup, Inc. –

Company Location:  Dallas, TX

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