Mechanical/Electrical Associate Designer
Department: Mechanical/Electrical
City/State: Shreveport, LA, San Antonio, TX
Type: Full Time
Contact Name: Hannah Arnold
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3 to 5 years of relevant work experience. 

Job Summary:

Associate Designer is a position for someone who has experience with the design process, either at EMA or elsewhere. Should have some familiarity with codes, and the design process, and be able to consistently complete job deliverables and deadlines on time. Working knowledge of AutoCAD and REVIT is required.  Associate Designer will be responsible for learning the complete design process from beginning to end, time management, and communication/coordination with others.


Job responsibilities include:

Learn EMA’s design process to get projects to 100% or as close to 100% as possible.

Working knowledge of AutoCAD and REVIT

Performs design calculations, prepares material and equipment specifications, and provides preliminary sketches and notes for drawings.

Check drawings for completeness and accuracy.

Help train less experienced team members to gain experience and knowledge of EMA’s design process.

Communicate and coordinate with project managers, team members, team leader, owners, architects, etc. on design work, job schedules, and deadlines for each project.

Increase time management and organization skills by learning to review submittals, write addendums, as well as answering RFIs, ASIs, and emails in a professional and timely manner.

Prioritize and delegate through the design process for a project as needed.

Conduct field work as needed for design which may include but is not limited to extensive walking, the ability to drive to a job site, climbing on a ladder, crawling through crawlspaces, and walking on a roof.



· Engineering Degree Required 

· AutoCAD experience required

·Revit experience required


· Hydronic HVAC systems design 


·Work from home policy

·Flexible work schedule that allows for half-day Fridays

·Generous Paid Time Off policy

·Seven paid company holidays

·Employer paid Medical and Dental plan for employees and partial paid Medical plan for dependents.

·Optional supplemental plans include vision, accident & wellness, and cancer policies.

·Enhanced matching 401(k) plan.  Maximum match equals employee contribution of 6%, with company match of 7% (6% match + additional 1%). 

·Mileage reimbursement that follows the IRS reimbursement rate

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