Plumbing Detailer Position

Job description:

The detailer is responsible to read and interpret construction drawings and implement applicable plumbing codes to prepare accurate, detailed and compliant shop drawings for pluming pre-fabrication and installation from data supplied by field surveys, mechanical engineered drawings, etc. utilizing a range of Auto Desk software applications including but not limited to AutoCAD MEP 2019, Navis works and Revit.

All applicants must have a comprehensive knowledge of IPC and NSPC plumbing codes and a detailed understanding of variations in different jurisdictions.

Reports to:

CAD/BIM Manager

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Work with AutoCAD MEP and Revit systems creating, modifying and releasing shop drawings for issue to manufacturing and installation
  • Review project drawings, specifications and Worth & Co. Standards and apply/incorporate prior to issue of shop drawings for manufacturing and installation
  • Work closely with construction services team to ensure drawings convey correct information
  • Self-check own work for completeness, accuracy, conformance with standards, fits and manufacturing
  • Work closely with Master Planners, superintendents, CAD and Construction Services teams to provide value engineering and ensure drawing clarity
  • Identify potential problems with design intent quickly and present cost-effective solutions
  • Responsible for some design elements for field installation
  • Field surveys as required for renovation work
  • Work with minimal supervision, be a self-starter, motivated and detail oriented
  • Report to supervisor on status of work, work load, problems, and progress as related to work assignments


  • Minimum of 6 years experience in plumbing installation and supervision
  • Must have a comprehensive knowledge of IPC and NSPC plumbing codes and a detailed understanding of variations in local jurisdictions
  • Master plumbing license is desired but not essential
  • Certification from a recognized CAD training facility is preferred
  • Knowledge of sheet metal and HVAC piping systems is preferred but not essential
  • Knowledge of structural steel and construction as applies to drawing and modelling a building with an emphasis on BIM coordination
  • Able to manage workload under own initiative and maintain project and fabrication schedules in a fast paced and deadline-oriented environment
  • Able to contribute in design review process and offer value engineering solutions and improve job efficiencies
  • Computer literacy with the company’s software systems including Microsoft Office Suite
  • Formal education/training or relevant hands on experience with Autodesk software systems desired but not essential
  • Excellent knowledge of blueprint reading
  • Excellent knowledge of drafting standards


Personal Attributes:

  • Outstanding communication skills at all levels (written and verbal)
  • Team-oriented, self-motivated, forward thinking, customer focused and dedicated
  • Proven ability to work with cross-functional teams and in a project management environment
  • Demonstrated ability to plan and manage multiple tasks/projects
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Mechanically minded
  • Strong analytical skills
Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans.