GMB Architecture + Engineering is currently seeking a full time, direct hire Plumbing Designer in our West Michigan and Royal Oak, Michigan offices. The Plumbing Designer is responsible for leading GMB’s design teams in the design of domestic plumbing systems.
Why Work for Us? We’re unique. Sure, every firm says that, but we know what makes us unique. We constantly develop well-rounded professionals who become the best at what they do. At our core we deeply value talent development and opportunities for growth.
Whether you come join us in our Michigan offices of Holland, Grand Rapids and Royal Oak or Indianapolis, Indiana, your opportunities are as limitless as your imagination. Come be a part of designing the future.
What you will get to do:
Utilize your expertise to support GMB with the design of complex plumbing systems.
Prepare construction documents using Revit.
Design domestic water, storm water, sanitary drain, waste and vent systems, fuel systems, medical gas systems, and laboratory gas systems.
Prepare documents and calculations for the LEED certification process.
Coordinate design efforts working closely with our project teams, clients, and building owners.
Produce one-line diagrams/schematics, hydraulic calculations of plumbing systems, and calculations in the sizing of plumbing systems and equipment selection.
Ensure that all drawings are prepared with accuracy, neatness and speed.
Communicate with team members, other disciplines and outside vendors to obtain necessary information for designs and drawings.
Assist the design team in the process of assembling organized sets of drawings.
May assist in data collection and/or field verification, and work in conjunction with our teams of engineers to help develop all aspects of a project.
What are some of the requirements to work for us?
5+ years of plumbing design experience. Prior experience implementing designs through construction. Demonstrated ability to create 3D models, focusing on Plumbing but with the ability to coordinate with all disciplines. Ability to manage design of multiple projects/deadlines simultaneously. Must possess a technical knowledge base with desire to learn, lead, and grow. Must be able and willing to travel locally for field work at client sites.
Associates or Bachelor’s degree in Plumbing Design / Engineering (or degree related to HVAC Design or Mechanical Engineering) is preferred. Proven ability to prioritize effectively, have good follow-through, and practice self-implemented quality control measures. CPD certification is a plus. Ability to design automatic fire suppression systems. Plumbing design experience in A/E firm preferred. Proficiency with Autodesk Revit. A passion for plumbing design.
This is a direct, full time, permanent position. Salary will be commensurate with experience, including an excellent benefit package. Must have current and continuing right to work in the United States without sponsorship. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin.
About GMB Architecture + Engineering
GMB is a full-service architectural and engineering firm specializing in K-12 Education, Higher Education, Healthcare, Corporate, Industrial, and Sports environments.
Our offices are filled with experts who enjoy sharing their knowledge, and it’s amazing what great minds can do when they work together. We’re big on the idea of more – more of the services you need to create an exceptional environment. We solve challenges others may never have seen coming. Outside of the office, we pour ourselves into our communities. Whether giving to a worthy cause, or just being a solid neighbor, our focus on creating great relationships is part of everything we do.
We have 50 years of learning, growing, and giving back under our belt. You can track down our experts in Grand Rapids, Holland, and Royal Oak, Michigan, and Indianapolis, Indiana.