Senior Plumbing Designer

Posted Date 1 month ago(5/3/2024 4:18 PM)
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Job Description

Dewberry is seeking a Senior Plumbing Designer- Healthcare in Nashville, TN. Responsible for providing technical guidance and training/mentoring of our design resources in all areas of work we do including all types of healthcare associated with plumbing engineering. Assist the Project/Client Managers by providing technical guidance to help meet the client’s desires and budget. Work with a team of engineers on a variety of private, public, and federal projects. In addition to working with plumbing designers, this individual will team with architectural, electrical, structural, and other disciplines to provide full-range services to our local and regional clients. In short, provide technical guidance associated with plumbing requirements to accomplish our commitments. Will report to the Plumbing Discipline Manager.


Dewberry is a leading, market-facing professional services firm with more than 50 locations and 2,000 professionals nationwide. What sets us apart from our competitors is our people. At Dewberry, we seek out exceptional talent and strive to deliver the highest quality of services to our clients. Whether you’re an experienced professional or a new graduate, you’ll have the chance to collaborate with the best and brightest and work on innovative and complex projects at the forefront of the industry. Our commitment to excellence stems from our personal integrity and from other defining attributes, which we call “Dewberry at Work,” that have inspired our employees to be successful for more than a half-century.


  • Would be expected to provide the following to others on the design team to effectively and successfully complete projects:
  • · Technical guidance and quality oversight, including code review, of all project work involving plumbing engineering.
  • · Technical training and development of staff.
  • · Establishing and improving standards, practices, guidelines, and specifications for plumbing discipline area.
  • · Provide 'on-the-spot' advice and decisions - technical and cost estimates.
  • · Coordination with all of the disciplines involved, including outside consultants.
  • · Technical interface with code officials and contractors.

Required Skills & Required Experience

Accomplished plumbing designer/engineer with 10+ years of progressive technical experience in the design of plumbing systems for healthcare projects. Experience should include design and evaluation of medical gas systems found in a typical hospital, ambulatory surgery centers, freestanding emergency departments, medical office buildings, technical oversight of multiple projects with proven success providing technical oversight on projects that meet contract specifications and technical standards to the client on time and within budget. Self-motivated with highly developed verbal, written and interpersonal skills. Well organized, takes good notes.


Don’t meet every single requirement? At Dewberry we are dedicated to building a diverse and inclusive workplace for our employee’s. So if you’re excited about this role, but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the position description, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may just be the right candidate for this or other opportunities.


Must have a valid driver’s license, good driving record and ability to pass a driving record background check.


*At this time, Dewberry will not sponsor a new applicant for work authorization.


*Dewberry is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation.


*Only recipients of an offer of employment from Dewberry, will be required to submit to a background screening which may include, but is not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, driving record check, criminal background check, and an investigative consumer report. These screenings will be conducted by Dewberry’s background vendor of choice and will be conducted in compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local law.


Notice to Third Party Recruiters:  Dewberry only compensates job placement recruiters that have a valid Dewberry-approved written agreement in place for recruiting services. Dewberry does not compensate third party recruiters for unsolicited job placement candidate information.


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