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Howe Inc Mechanical Designer in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

At Howe, we’re focused on building a family-friendly workplace built on honesty, integrity, quality, professionalism, trustworthiness, and leadership. We believe in providing personal and professional growth opportunities. If you have passion and drive, we’ll help propel you on a path to success. With 80 years of experience leading the industry and leveraging the most cutting-edge technology, you can enjoy the security and potential of working for a stable and growing company. When you join our family, you’ll find ample opportunities for education and career growth, a team dedicated to your success, and a competitive benefits package

Position Summary

This individual will utilize Revit to generate models, drawings, and prefabrication assemblies for plumbing and HVAC systems. The models and drawings can include BIM coordination and construction permit sets. Performs all other duties as assigned.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Use Revit, Navisworks, and other Autodesk software as needed to develop designs, models, and drawings.

  • Coordinate with project managers and foreman on design and prefabrication.

  • Coordinate with other trades/contractors on model/design clashes.

  • Utilize knowledge of various plumbing, HVAC, mathematics, building materials, and other physical sciences to complete drawings.

  • Interpret 2D drawings, sketches, isometrics, etc. to create models.

  • Set up and maintain an organized file system for production drawings.

  • Communicates with others regarding new and revised prints.

  • Regular jobsite visits to verify existing conditions.

  • Complete as-built models and drawings as required based on field feedback.

  • Work independently with minimal supervision.

    Required Skills & Abilities

  • Solid understanding of drafting techniques and familiarity with mechanical terminology.

  • Ability to visualize and execute efficient layouts in a model environment.

  • Possess mechanical aptitude with ability to complete basic mathematical calculations.

  • Must be proficient with Revit. Navisworks experience is beneficial.

    Education & Experience

  • High School diploma or equivalent.

  • Associate Degree in computer aided drafting and math, and/or equivalent experience and training.

    Physical Requirements

  • Prolonged periods of working at a computer.

  • Must be able to lift up to 15lbs at a time.


    At Howe we offer growth, plain and simple. We have employees that have started at the bottom and worked their way to project managers and higher. “Howe” would you like the opportunity to grow with a company that is truly leading the way in the industry? We offer the same benefits as our competitors with the addition of one thing - GROWTH. If you're not familiar with the benefits that are being offered, here are a few that we have:

  • Health insurance including HSA with generous match

  • 401k Plan with generous match

  • Dental

  • Vision

  • Short Term Disability

  • Life Insurance

  • Profit sharing

  • PTO

  • On-the-job training

  • Continuing education