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VDC Engineer - Fabrication Team

Ferguson Enterprises

Ferguson Enterprises

Posted on Sunday, May 19, 2024

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 Design & Construction Specialist / Engineer? 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 role will support the fabrication efforts of our Commercial Virtual Design & Construction team. Our ideal candidate would be in the Eastern or Central time zone, preferably within commuting distance of locations in Raleigh, NC, Riviera Beach, FL or Newport News, VA.


  • 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

  • Provides direction and guidance to less experienced team members


  • 5+ years of trade experience (i.e., Plumbing, General Contractor, journeyman, apprenticeship, etc.) or a degree in Mechanical Engineering with a focus on mechanical construction is preferred.

  • 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

Requirements for Remote/Hybrid Workers:

  • Candidates based in the general Raleigh, Nashville, or Newport News markets, we offer a hybrid schedule with time in the office for in person meetings, training, and/or collaboration. Hybrid candidates are expected in the office 3 days per week.

  • Remote/Hybrid candidates must have high speed internet connection

  • Future in-office requirements are TBD and are subject to change

  • Remote candidates should be aware that our main offices are in the Eastern and Central time zones. This may require schedule flexibility for onboarding, training, and team meetings.

  • Remote candidate will be considered, pending their qualifications

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!


Pay Range:


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.


$4,799.70 - $7,791.30


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


This role is Bonus or Incentive Plan eligible.


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.

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