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Design Engineer

SAC Incorporated • Clearfield, UT
10 days ago

Company Description

Originally founded in the 1970’s, SAC Incorporated has grown from a small regional construction and industrial supply company into a North American leader in the design, engineering, fabrication and delivery of process piping, pipe support systems and structural steel fabrications. We collaborate with our clients in the construction of water, power, energy, and industrial infrastructure projects. By focusing on integrated project delivery methods, we are able to execute successful projects in the most demanding of situations.

Headquartered in Burlington, VT with a regional office in Tempe, AZ, a fabrication facility outside Salt Lake City, UT, and a remote workforce throughout the US, we are capable of servicing clients throughout the world, with an emphasis on those located in North America.

At SAC, we believe a positive work culture makes all the difference. We seek professionals who believe in the power of teamwork, embody SAC’s progressive mindset, and champion our mission “to create value for our clients, our partners and ourselves.” Our most successful team members have passion in their work, and utilize their unique set of skills and experiences to bring value to each opportunity.

Job Description

We are looking for a Designer with 5-10 years of experience with pipe supports, pipe bridges, or piping etc. This role will be responsible for coordinating project data and interpreting 2D contract drawings to develop initial support layouts and details.

Typical Responsibilities

  • Using Contract Drawings, determine support type, size, location, etc.
  • Create rough layouts and initial details in Bluebeam using SAC Design Standards and project specifications
  • Specify dimensions, materials, processes, and other information as per contract requirements
  • Review drawings and designs to ensure adherence to established specifications and standards
  • Consult with Engineers, Detailers, Project Managers, and various clients to coordinate drawings

Desired Skills & Experience

  • 5-10 years of experience with Pipe Supports or Piping on Municipal Water / Wastewater projects
  • Associates Degree or greater with an emphasis on Engineering, Architecture, Math, and/or Computer-Aided Design Programs and technological literacy
  • Ability to understand projects from bidding through design, fabrication, and installation
  • Construction background preferred, and the ability to provide project solutions
  • Strong communication skills, with an emphasis on working in a team environment
  • Must possess problem-solving abilities and have the confidence to make decisions independently
  • Must possess the following skills: time-management, math abilities, detail-oriented mindset, and creativity
  • Ability to read and interpret Engineering/Architectural drawings

 Kelly Smith

Director of Estimating

Kelly joined SAC in mid-2018 bringing nearly 20 years of drafting experience and a decade of estimating. As the Director of Estimating at SAC, Kelly is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of the estimating department. She is responsible for assigning and directing workloads accordingly and planning for upcoming bids.

Kelly holds a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Drafting & Design from PSU, and has worked in the construction industry for over a decade. Early on she has worked on projects such as Lake Hodges Pump Station, Alvarado WTP PH 2, and Alvarado WTP – Ozone Facilities as a project engineer. In the latter part of her career, she has estimated various Water Infrastructure projects as well as several mining projects. In Kelly’s time away from work, she enjoys traveling abroad, which she believes can provide skills and experience not just personally but professionally.

Matt Holopirek

Vice President of Business Development

As Vice President of Business Development, Matt develops and leads our strategic business growth initiatives. He oversees both Estimating and Sales in building successful partnerships that drive our mission to “Create value for our clients our partners and ourselves,” and works closely with our Construction Services and Fabrication departments to make sure our project roadmaps and execution exceed our clients’ expectations.

Matt holds a BS in Civil Engineering from Kansas State University and over 16 years of project management and business development experience with two of the nation’s largest construction firms. He has played a key role in 24 alternative delivery projects with over $2.2 billion in value.

Matt joined SAC in 2020 after previously building a relationship with our team as a client. He brings a thorough understanding of the contractor’s perspective and is passionate about building long-term business relationships. Through clear communication, understanding and fulfillment of client needs, he strives to develop partnerships of mutual trust and respect.