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VDC/BIM Designer (Piping)

, Full-Time Gilbert, AZ

VDC/BIM Designer (Piping)

Crawford Mechanical Services is an Arizona based (est. 2002) large-scale commercial and industrial Mechanical & Plumbing contractor looking for a VDC/BIM Designer (Piping). Mechanical and Plumbing piping systems design experience is a must. Construction experience is preferred and 2-4 years of of BIM/VDC experience working on commercial construction projects.

Benefits include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, retirement matching, paid time off, paid holidays, sabbatical, performance-based raises, and project profitability bonuses.

We are a tobacco-free workplace that provides a healthy and positive work environment with fitness incentives. We are big on encouragement, personal growth, and promote from within whenever possible. This position has potential for high level growth.


  • Create working shop drawings of complex mechanical and plumbing piping systems using advanced detailing techniques from engineered documents.
  • Coordinate shop drawings with other trades to support shop fabrication and field installation.
  • Work closely with Project Managers, Construction Superintendents, Suppliers, design team, owner, and field install crews, and shop fabricators.
  • Facilitate problem solving using technology and collaboration with project teams, both internal and external.
  • Coordinate your workload for one or more projects with VDC Manager.
  • Use modeling best practices and company standards to produce accurate shop drawings.
  • Conduct quality reviews of modeled scope from others and confirm compliance with the contract documents.
  • Apply concepts from training sessions and lessons learned to facilitate project coordination.
  • Understand and implement VDC services in accordance with our standards and best practices.
  • Understand, and contribute as applicable to, VDC goals and company initiatives.


  • Field experience installing mechanical and/or plumbing piping systems preferred.
  • Strong working knowledge of system constructability and proper means and methods for all applicable piping systems.
  • Technical knowledge and experience with AutoCAD.
  • 2-4 years of of BIM/VDC experience working on commercial construction projects
  • Ability to work in a collaborative environment as well as independently.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Bluebeam, and others as applicable
  • Understand contract documents, drawings, specifications, and project schedules.
  • Understanding of the basics of the construction management process (RFIs, Submittals, Shop Drawings).
  • Successful candidates will also possess outstanding communication and time management skills, willingness to relocate, and the ability to work in a collaborative environment.


  • Full-time, year-round position
  • Merit-based opportunities
  • Performance-based bonuses
  • Project bonuses
  • Bi-annual employee evaluations
  • Retirement plan with matching contribution
  • Medical, dental, vision, life insurance
  • Paid holidays
  • Personal paid time off
  • Sabbatical after 7 years of employment
  • Educational and mentoring opportunities
  • Gym membership contributions

Note: Do you live outside of Arizona and want to relocate to our beautiful state? We can help with that!


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