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Plumbing Designer, Senior Level

Company: CRB
Location: Kansas City
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Company Description

CRB is a leading provider of sustainable engineering, architecture, construction and consulting solutions to the global life sciences and food and beverage industries. Our more than 1,600 employees provide best-in-class solutions that drive success and positive change for our clients, our people and our communities. CRB is a privately held company with a rich history of serving clients throughout the world, consistently striving for the highest standard of technical knowledge, creativity and execution.

Job Description

The Plumbing Designer IV has an intermediate level of design autonomy and performs their job functions under the supervision of a project's Engineer-of-Record. The Plumbing Designer IV works on matters of intermediate to advanced complexity. This role is expected to work closely with other architects, engineers, and designers, as well as other internal and external team members to ensure a coordinated, constructible, and complete design. Other tasks include assisting with 3D modeling and design, conducting field investigations, performing independent design tasks, and producing discipline deliverables.


  • Interface with client and external partners required
  • Plan work and manage budget from a Plumbing design perspective
  • Mentor Designer I through III staff
  • Conduct quality checking of documents, e.g., technical verification of design calculations and documentation,
  • Travel as required for client development and project execution
  • Interface with internal and external cross-discipline project design and construction team members
  • Interface with manufacturers and vendors to support the Plumbing design
  • Work on a variety of plumbing assignments supporting all phases of design including initial programming, planning, feasibility, scope and concept development, detailed design, construction documentation, and construction administration
  • Work closely with other architects, engineers, and designers, as well as other internal and external team members to ensure a coordinated, constructible, and complete design
  • Assist with 3D modeling and design, conducting field investigations, performing independent design tasks, and producing discipline deliverables


    Minimum Qualifications
    • Applicable Associate degree, technical trade school certification, or demonstrated Architectural, Engineering, and/or Construction firm experience in the field of Plumbing design required
    • Minimum of 15 years of experience required, including field experience in either a design or construction capacity

      Additional Qualifications
      • Intermediate proficiency in Revit and AutoCAD MEP required
      • ASPE CFD (Certified in Plumbing Design) Preferred
      • Intermediate proficiency in Microsoft Office required
      • Intermediate experience with the plumbing codes required
      • Intermediate experience with applicable building codes required
      • Significant experience with developing and implementing intermediate to advanced domestic cold & hot water systems, Non-potable water, soft water, tepid water, natural gas, specialty service piping (gases such as N2, O2, CO2, and compressed air), sanitary waste/venting, storm water, and specialty waste/drainage system (such process and biological waste) designs in the built work environment required
      • Experience with troubleshooting issues with Plumbing systems preferred
      • Intermediate knowledge of cGMPs and/or experience with advanced technology industry projects such as R&D labs, biotechnology, pharmaceutical, food & nutrition and/or consumer products is required
      • Proficient at intermediate Plumbing design calculations under the supervision of an engineer required
      • Proficiency in conducting and leading field surveys of existing conditions and field data gathering/reporting required
      • Proficiency at conducting field surveys to confirm project scope and identify non-compliant field conditions required
      • Proficiency with RFI responses, submittal and shop drawing reviews, and developing punch lists required
      • Proficiency with basic specification editing to align with Plumbing design
      • Solid working knowledge of the building code, technical and design aspects of CRB's market areas, and will be expected to work closely with architectural, engineering, and construction staff members to ensure assignments are completed accurately and efficiently

        Additional Information

        All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

        CRB is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and it is our policy to provide equal opportunity to all people without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other legally protected category. Employment is contingent on background screening.

        CRB does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or agencies. Any resume submitted to any employee of CRB without a prior written search agreement will be considered unsolicited and the property of CRB. Please, no phone calls or emails.

        CRB offers a complete and competitive benefit package designed to meet individual and family needs.

        If you are unable to complete this application due to a disability, contact this employer to ask for an accommodation or an alternative application process.

Keywords: CRB, Kansas City , Plumbing Designer, Senior Level, Professions , Kansas City, Kansas

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