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Virtual Construction & Design Specialist

Ferguson Enterprises

Ferguson Enterprises

Design
Remote
Posted on Saturday, October 28, 2023

Job Posting:

Ferguson is North America’s leading value-added distributor across residential, non-residential, new construction and repair, maintenance, and improvement (RMI) end markets. Spanning 34,000 suppliers and more than one million customers, we deliver local expertise, value-added solutions, and the industry’s most extensive portfolio of products. From infrastructure, plumbing, and appliances, to HVAC, fire protection, fabrication, and more, we make our customers’ complex projects simple, successful, and sustainable.

Are you an experienced Virtual Construction & Design Specialist? If so, Ferguson may just be the place for you! Our people are our biggest asset and share a common passion for customer service, which has helped shape us into the industry leader we are today.

This is a fully remote role that can be performed anywhere in the continental U.S. and will work a corporate day shift schedule.

Responsibilities

  • Gathers, prepares, validates, and implements 3D data for customer/project needs within company’s growth objectives
  • Confers with onsite project/customer engineers, architects, or owners on changes & adjustments to project needs through conception & completion of virtual design project
  • Receives pre-construction specification data from customer & implements the 3D project design in partnership with project Construction Engineers, Architects, or General Contractors within building construction
  • Analyzes specifications or sample layouts to implement customer design initiatives or projects.
  • Makes autonomous decisions of pipe routing to optimize field labor, based on trade experience and degree, Certifications, knowledge, inside of virtual construction meetings
  • Has independent decision authority on of pipe routing to avoid clashes, based on trade experience and degree certifications, knowledge, inside of virtual construction meetings
  • Performs recurring and ad hoc audits and analysis for errors and gaps within 3D data
  • Ensure deliverables supports the needs from clients and stakeholder
  • Communicates internally, with outside vendors, & with clients to provide 360 feedback for business process changes
  • Applies critical thinking in reviewing design data in various formats for accuracy and constructability changes
  • Understands internal and external needs and expectations for information and deliverables
  • Performs recurring and ad hoc audits and analysis for errors and gaps within 3D data
  • Provides direction and guidance to less experienced team members
  • May provide input into hiring decisions and performance appraisals but does not necessarily make hiring decisions or conduct performance appraisals.
  • Supports channel-specific business needs

Qualifications

  • 5+ Years of work experience in engineering field (i.e., Civil, Mechanical, Architectural,) or Trades (i.e., Plumbing, General contractors, journeyman, apprenticeship, etc.) is Required
  • Knowledge of Construction (both pre & post) practices for Mechanical and Plumbing/Piping Systems.
  • Working Knowledge of Building Codes for Mechanical and Plumbing/Piping Systems
  • Ability to digest critical building & blueprint specification data to make sound & independent decisions for pre-construction virtual design team
  • Prefer experience in computer aided software such as Revit, Glue, Navisworks Manage, Autodesk Construction Cloud, etc. and Microsoft Office, but not required

Ferguson is dedicated to providing meaningful benefits programs and products to our associates and their families—geared toward benefits, wellness, financial protection, and retirement savings. Ferguson offers a competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, retirement savings with company match, paid leave (vacation, sick, personal, holiday, and parental), employee assistance programs, associate discounts, community involvement opportunities, and much more!

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Pay Range:

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Actual pay rate may vary depending upon location. The estimated pay range for this position is below. The specific rate will depend on a candidate’s qualifications and prior experience.

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$5,550.30 - $10,450.00

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Estimated Ranges displayed are Monthly for Salaried roles OR Hourly for all other roles.

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This role is Bonus or Incentive Plan eligible.

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The Company is an equal opportunity employer as well as a government contractor that shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a), which prohibits discrimination against qualified protected Veterans and the requirements of 41 CFR 60-741.5(A), which prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals on the basis of disability.

Ferguson Enterprises, LLC. is an equal employment employer F/M/Disability/Vet/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

Equal Employment Opportunity and Reasonable Accommodation Information