Design Manager

Ahern, one of the leading mechanical and fire protection contractors in the United States, has an exciting opportunity for a Piping Design Manager located in our Fond du Lac, WI 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: 

The Design Manager is responsible for leading a team in completing construction drawings for the installation of new facilities and maintenance of departmental maps and records.  This role is responsible for preparing and maintaining detailed design drawings, schematics or specifications typically using Computer-Aided Design (CAD) software or other drafting techniques to perform scaling, dimensioning, or line locating according to standard industry procedures. Other job duties will include but are not limited to developing and maintaining engineering/design standards, policies and procedures, providing technical leadership of the design function, including CAD, management of electronic and conventional document files, training and interpretation of external codes, regulations and specifications. The Design manager will schedule the work of the design team and is also responsible for Quality Control of design team outputs.

What you need to qualify:

An Associate’s degree in a related field is required, along with a minimum of four years of prior relevant experience and two years in a supervisory role in a construction environment are preferred. Candidates must be proficient in Computer Aided Design (CAD) software. Prior management experience is preferred, including coaching and developing others, planning and organizing, innovation and conflict management is preferred. 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.

Nearest Major Market: Appleton
Nearest Secondary Market: Oshkosh


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