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Hooper Corporation Designer - Plumbing in DeForest, Wisconsin

DeForest, WI, USA | Salary | Plumbing | Full Time

General Summary

Responsible for the plumbing design, coordination and layout on assigned projects.

Principal Responsibility

  • Coordinates design drawings and piping layouts with various trades on a per project basis to ensure proper fit (HVAC, plumbing, electrical etc).

  • Provide design oversight to all design-build projects and assistance to project managers on design-assist projects as well as coordination efforts for typical construction sites.

  • Ability to read, understand and interpret the Wisconsin Plumbing Code.

  • Represent Hooper Corporation in matters of project coordination and technical assistance as required.

  • Communicates with appropriate parties to resolve design issues, change orders, and approvals. Maintains organized records of active projects.

  • Assists with technical interpretation and writing of RFI's as need arises.

  • Create and maintain standard processes & procedures.

  • Troubleshoot problems as they arise.

  • Maintains high level of competency of software through continued use, training, conferences, seminars and workshops.

  • Helps with project estimating as it relates to potential design details and design hours required.

  • Provide project kick-off information and attend meetings.

  • Performs field surveys when necessary to determine actual field conditions to ensure designed system will fit the given building structure.

  • Assist with the Revit to fabrication process to maintain viable database.

  • Performs additional assignments per project manager's direction.

  • Builds and maintains strategic relationships in the BIM and software industries.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Two year Associate degree in 3D design or relevant plumbing experience.

  • Minimum of two years experience with AutoCAD, Autodesk Fabrication, NAVIS works, REVIT, or other applicable software. Additional training provided.

  • Proficiency utilizing Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.

  • Must have excellent organizational and communication skills.

  • Must be able to handle multi-tasking and set priorities.

  • Must have the ability to work as part of a team.

  • Good analytical and problem solving, verbal and written communication skills and interpersonal skills to work effectively within team environment.

  • Valid Drivers License.

Scope Data (budget accountability, operating revenues, organizational unit responsibility, number of employees supervised, other pertinent numeric data)

  • Works and interacts in team environment with office and field staff.

  • Designs or coordinates approximately 10-20 jobs per year.

Description of physical working environment

  • Works in normal office environment and makes client visits requiring driving personal vehicle. When in the office, regularly works from a sitting or standing position with a computer. Repetitive typing and computer use required. Regular bending, twisting, and light lifting is common.

  • Works on field construction site in all kinds of weather to survey site conditions and resolve coordination issues with the trades as needed.

  • Ability to climb up and down ladders and steps on site is required.

Hooper is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. This company considers candidates regardless of age, color, creed, disability, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and any other status protected by applicable local, state, or federal law.