Rough Brothers
  • 02-Jan-2018 to 03-Mar-2018 (MST)
  • Operations
  • Cincinnati, OH, USA
  • Full Time

Rough Brothers Inc. has designed, engineered, manufactured, and installed commercial greenhouses, garden centers, and conservatories since 1932. This year we celebrate 85 years of working with our clients to design, engineer, and manufacture a variety of greenhouses. Our business is building custom greenhouses and conservatories that help commercial growers, retail garden centers, research facilities, universities, and schools throughout the country. Our long-standing reputation for superior quality at Rough Brothers is something we are proud of.

We reward and recognize our people and support their career development. After all, it's largely due to their commitment and dedication that makes us the market leader in custom designed and specialty built structures.

Rough Brothers is an exciting and dynamic place to work, with a wide range of career opportunities. At Rough Brothers, people really make a difference. If you have talent, knowledge and experience- and want to take on new and meaningful challenges, grow professionally, and be part of an organization committed to excellence, it's time to consider joining the Rough Brothers team.

Position Overview:

The Mechanical Designer creates and establishes complex designs consistent with good practices, client requirements. Designers will need to apply standard drafting and modeling techniques to generate and interpret drawings in support of assigned projects. The designer will ensure that all established Company design standards and practices are followed. Responsibilities include CAD Modeling design of basic equipment layouts and piping routings that are consistent with codes and standards and client requirements. The Mechanical Designer needs to be team oriented and willing to lead other CAD drafters.

  • Makes final drawings of piping and plumbing systems, checking dimensions of equipment or ducts/piping and relationship of various parts of the systems to the whole system or project.
  • Utilizes knowledge of various good drawing practices, CAD programs, computer software & hardware, basic mathematics, and construction methods, and other physical sciences to complete drawings.
  • Generates design and detail drawings including
  • Ability to read and understand construction drawings considered a plus. 
  • Interacts with other departments and suppliers to obtain pertinent information.


  • Proficient in standard drafting techniques
  • Proficient in basic computer functions required to perform AutoCAD
  • Associate Degree in a technical discipline. BS in Mechanical Engineering a plus.
  • Experience working with piping isometric drawings , creating engineering and construction packages, and filed sketching
  • Working knowledge of reference documents and guides
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products

Why RBI?

  • Outstanding Employee Benefits Package: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, STD/LTD
  • 401(k) with company match
  • 9 Paid Company Holidays
  • Meaningful Work (Solar)
  • Team oriented culture
  • Opportunity for career development and advancement, you are not just a number
  • Work/Life Balance



Please feel free to visit our website to learn more about our organization

Integrity and excellence are at the heart of everything we do. Our focus is on hiring and developing the best talent available and creating a rewarding, challenging and safe workplace for everyone. We are a team-based organization. We listen carefully to our people and to our clients so we can build an organization that meets their needs and exceeds their expectations. We are committed to our customers and our employees and helping them grow to their fullest potential. Surpassing our competition has made us the industry leader; a position we will strive to enhance.

RBI provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics


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