Ahern, one of the leading mechanical and fire protection contractors in the United States, has an exciting opportunity for a Piping Designer, ideally to be located in our Fond du Lac, WI Headquarters. Building a 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 Piping Designer plays a critical role as a design member of a project team, and serves to provide comprehensive design of systems that vary in size and scope for the assigned/designated division at J. F. Ahern, so that once a project is in execution, the field/shop has what they need to ensure optimal productivity/efficiency. The Designer creates complex systems and then develops all system drawings, specs, calculations, and bill of material lists associated with their assigned projects. The design role is critical in that it is the origin point for all projects, and as such, the Designer consistently operates independently and consistently in a methodical yet fast-paced manner to ensure that the subsequent stages of each project are set up for success and timely completion.
What you need to qualify:
Candidates must have an Associate or Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Design, Civil Engineering, Computer Aided Drafting/Design or related field, or, field installation experience. Proficiency in a recent version of Revit, Navisworks and Autodesk Construction Cloud. Candidates should have a strong understanding of commercial or industrial building construction, have a working knowledge of steam and hydronic systems, be able to manage a design team’s schedule, lead coordination efforts, problem solve, have strong math skills and the ability to read blueprints.
What’s in it for you? Working for the 18th largest mechanical contractor in the United States comes with many perks. The Company 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 25% 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 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.