• Plumbing/Fire Protection Designer

    Job Locations US-MA-Boston
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(11/15/2018 3:46 PM)
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  • Overview

    NV5 (NASDAQ: NVEE) is a provider of professional and technical engineering and consulting solutions to public and private sector clients in the infrastructure, energy, construction, program management and environmental markets. NV5 is an ENR Top 500 firm; we offer a full range of professional services in offices throughout the U.S.


    The Plumbing /Fire Protection Designer will design and lay out engineering drawings under the supervision of senior designers, engineers, senior engineers or project managers in the disciplines of plumbing and fire protection.


    • Take conceptual rough plan mark-ups and create final design documents.
    • Perform minor calculations and utilize various software packages related to the designs as directed.
    • Assist in the preparation of studies, performing field surveys, documenting existing conditions, and/or recommending various design solutions.
    • Perform equipment takeoffs for calculation and estimating purposes.
    • Perform construction inspections and document conditions that require remediation.
    • Obtain knowledge of building codes.
    • Communicates effectively with staff, vendors and clients.
    • Assist other departments as needed or assigned.
    • Follows and accepts work rules and procedures.
    • Accepts direction and supervision.


    • Must have a working understanding of the principles of the discipline of fire protection and plumbing.
    • May possess an associates or bachelors degree in a related field with 1-3 years experience or 3-6 years of directly related experience without a degree.
    • Formal training in AutoCAD preferred but years of experience may be sufficient.
    • Must be proficient in the operation of a computer and AutoCAD MEP.
    • Must be proficient in the operation of Revit.
    • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Must be able to sit at computer station for several hours per day, and operate keyboard and mouse. Must be able to physically navigate various job sites including mechanical rooms, rooftops, commercial and institutional buildings. Must be able to walk substantial distances including climbing ladders and stairs.

     NV5 offers a complete and competitive benefits package:



    NV5 provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. NV5 complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.




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