Senior Plumbing Designer/Engineer

Dallas, TX
Engineering – Sector - Business /
Full Time - Salary
/ Hybrid
At Henderson, we're about more than just buildings. We're about the people, experiences and potential found inside. We're known for our technical excellence, but we bring so much more to the table. We love the process that brings buildings to life. And we're changing the industry by integrating the building design and construction process.

We view each of our employees as an essential part of our mission to lead the field.

It's What We Do
We provide total building system design services across multiple high-growth markets for industry leaders. You'll get to use your talent to work on some of the country's biggest names in higher education, sports & venue, healthcare, grocery, restaurant and retail.

It's How We're Different
But, we're also about more than just engineering and buildings. We're about you. You, and the hundreds of passionate employees who made us who we are today.
Together, we dream up inventions that solve industry-wide problems, design spaces that become landmarks, win medals in fitness challenges, and toast to the good life at our legendary golf tournaments.

So what will you be doing all day? You would join us as a Senior Plumbing Designer working on things like...

    • Prepares or directs the preparation of simple to complex design documents, system layouts, detailed drawings, schematics and specifications.
    • Leads project and design efforts from concept design through completion.
    • Reviews shop drawings for conformance to plans and specifications.
    • Performs research and makes recommendations as to the feasibility of systems or equipment. Evaluates products for their application.
    • Responsible for producing solutions to complex engineering problems and complicated design challenges through direct involvement or in an advisory capacity.
    • Ensures that production of drawings, specifications, reports and analyses meet scope, schedule, cost and quality requirements.
    • Proactively advises and mentors less experienced designers and engineers, providing oversight and technical guidance. Takes responsibility for the success of those under their supervision.
    • Makes recommendations on project staffing.
    • May direct activities of technical and administrative staff.
    • Strives to continuously develop and expand personal knowledge and the knowledge of others.
    • Assists Technical Managers and Directors with establishing and implementing goals, policies, objectives and standards at the practice and/or sector level.
    • Involved in the development of tools, resources and company practices.
    • Implements and reinforces design and engineering standards at the team or practice level.
    • Oversees the quality of projects and designs through the quality review process and regular check-ins. May include providing final reviews for projects under purview.
    • Takes the lead in developing, establishing and maintaining relationships with strategic partners and customers in support of and to expand business opportunities.
    • Participates in client, company and/or industry events to build and maintain professional relationships.
    • Fosters a client-centric mindset and approach individually and within their team.
    • Communicates with clients as needed for the development and coordination of requirements and scope of work. Maintains proactive communication throughout the project cycle.
    • Anticipates and answers questions from clients and architects. Acts as a resource to others and directs in fact-finding and/or assists with answering questions.
    • Visits job sites to verify existing conditions and observe construction progress.
    • Resolves conflicts involving owners, architects and contract

We'd love for you to apply for this position if you...

    • Bachelor's degree in relevant field of engineering preferred (ie: mechanical, plumbing, or architectural) and 15+ years of relevant experience, or 17+ years of experience without degree required. High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED) required.
    • Advanced knowledge and proficiency in engineering design, A&E industry, codes, design guides and standards relating to a broad range of practices, projects and/or program types required.
    • High-Rise, Mid-Rise or Hospitality project experience is required and Hotel and Multi-family project experience is highly desirable.
    • Knowledge of earned value, contracts and construction processes and methods required.
    • Familiar working in Revit and Bluebeam Revu required.
    • Possession of a CPD or PE license would be highly preferred.
    • High technical aptitude: ability to learn, understand and utilize various systems and processes.
    • Comfortability with training others on systems and processes.
    • Effective verbal and written communication skills; ability to communicate with designers at all levels in a clear and concise manner.
    • Effective critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
    • Team oriented and willingness and ability to function in a highly collaborative environment, in group projects and leading less experienced designers. Ability to also work independently as needed.
    • Adapts to changing work environments, priorities and organizational needs.
    • Ability to prioritize and execute multiple tasks in a dynamic environment.
    • Ability to give and receive constructive feedback and adjust to coaching.
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite and engineering design software applicable to your discipline or focus.
    • Must be a self-starter, proactive and willing to teach, manage and/or help others as needed.
    • Must be trustworthy and capable of handling sensitive information.
Anticipated salary range for this position may be $104, 570 - $135,000
Salary may be higher or lower than the stated range depending on factors unrelated to the applicant’s race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ethnicity, age, or disability. Salary can vary from this range based on geographic cost of labor statistical differentials.

Let's Talk Perks
We take care of our people. As a Henderson employee, you'll enjoy some pretty awesome perks. Trust us, your friends will all have work envy.

Flexible Work Hours (Because we all need to balance work and life.)
Casual Dress Code (Be yourself, please.)
Paid Volunteer Time (We literally pay you to volunteer.)
Paid Parental Leave (Because we know both parents deserve to be there for a new baby.)
Health and Wellness Initiatives (Get Fit and Stay Fit.)
Receptive and Forward-Thinking Leadership (Our doors are always open.)
Clear Career Path Options (We want you to excel.)

Industry-leading 401K match and profit sharing (When the company succeeds, we all share in that success.)
Employee Stock Ownership Plan (Yes, our employees are the owners.)
Paid Training for Professional Development (We’ll pay for the time you take getting better at what you do.)
Performance Bonuses (When you do well, we reward you for your work.)
Comprehensive and Extensive Insurance (We’ve got you covered.)
Paid Term Life and Disability (We’ve got your family covered, too.)
Health Savings Account & Flexible Spending Accounts (We'll help you take advantage of tax savings.)
Paid Time Off and Sick Time off (Take a break. You deserve it!)
Financial Wellness & Coaching Program (Financial security makes you a happier team member.)

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Henderson Engineers, Inc. and Henderson Building Solutions are EEO Employers/Vet/Disabled and participate in the E-Verify program
Applicants for positions with Henderson Engineers/Henderson Building Solutions must be legally authorized to work in the United States, and verification of eligibility will be required at the time of commencement of employment
All offers will be contingent upon completion of the hiring process including verifications and background checks as required for employment

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