Assistant Design Manager

Ahern, one of the leading mechanical and fire protection contractors in the United States, has an exciting opportunity for an Assistant Design Manager located in our Fond du Lac office. In 2021, Ahern was ranked as the #1 specialty contractor in WI and in the top 15% of specialty contractors across the US. Building this first-class reputation in the industry since 1880 did not happen by chance. It has developed over time through our commitment to conducting business ethically and by providing continuous learning, improvement and development opportunities for its number one asset, employees. You owe it to yourself to find out what Ahern has to offer!

How you will contribute:

This is a great opportunity to leverage your fire sprinkler design expertise and detail-mindedness.  As the Assistant Fire Protection Design Manager, you will split your time between being responsible for quality control of the design team outputs and design team assistance.  You will ensure fabrication documents focus on fitter-friendly design, are code and project compliant, and abide by Ahern.  You will provide technical assistance that will promote efficiency and consistency.  You will also be responsible for your own design work. You will work with the Design Manager and organization leaders closely to ensure optimal delivery of design.

What you need to qualify: 

You will have a minimum of three years of prior relevant experience working with fire sprinkler design. Post-secondary degree or completed apprenticeship preferred.  You can stand out above other candidates by demonstrating the ability to thrive in a fast-paced, deadline-driven work environment.  A commitment to providing exceptional customer service, maintaining cutting-edge industry knowledge and being able to execute tasks with a great amount of detail will be crucial.  If you are ready to demonstrate this expertise, Ahern wants you!

What’s in it for you?

Ahern has a commitment to excellence that extends beyond our outstanding customer satisfaction ratings and numerous safety awards. The Company extends this commitment by passing a significant amount of profits back to employees through bonus programs, and generous 401K match. Ahern has a health benefits package that ranks in the top 20% of all plans nationally. Ahern also has a wellness program that was designed to keep employees and their families happy and healthy. Significant investment in employee training programs, advancement opportunities, educational assistance, and flexible/remote work schedules have helped Ahern stand out above others in the industry. Experience for yourself why Ahern has been voted the Best Place to Work!

Ahern is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages veterans, women, minorities, and disabled individuals to apply.


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