Rough Brothers
  • 14-May-2019 to 01-Jun-2019 (MST)
  • Institutional Design
  • Cincinnati, OH, USA
  • Full Time

For over 85 years, Rough Brothers has been working with hundreds of clients to design, engineer and manufacture research, teaching, educational and commercial greenhouses.  Our business is building the custom greenhouses and conservatories that help commercial growers, retail garden centers, research facilities, universities and schools throughout the country

Rough Brothers is an exciting and dynamic place to work, with a wide range of career opportunities.  At RBI, 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 RBI team. 

Rough Brothers is currently seeking a Designer to join our dynamic team.

PURPOSE:  Under minimum supervision, uses computer assisted design/drafting software to produce clear and technically accurate drawings based on specifications.


  • Detailer of one or more RBI product lines for preparation of shop drawings for our Operations.
  • Shows continuous growth in reviewing project design plans and specifications.
  • Good geometry and trigonometry skills.
  • Constant use of company project checklist as training tool.
  • Monitors and minimizes indirect hours and stays focused on billable direct time projects. Special department indirect projects will be tracked separately.
  • Ability to speak with Engineers, Sales, Project Managers, and customers.
  • Good oral and written communication skills. Prepares internally reviewed letters to customers and designers for such things as information requests, technical guidance, transmittal comments/questions, etc.
  • Starts with a high level of guidance and works toward independent work and decisions.
  • Provides ideas and helps management to implement continuous improvement initiatives identified in yearly and long-term goals.


  • Excellent working knowledge of AutoCAD Software
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products (specifically Excel, Word, and Powerpoint)
  • Excellent oral and written business communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment
  • Capable of working both independently and as part of a team


  • Degree in or coursework in AutoCAD Design is highly preferred
  • Prior experience in the manufacturing or construction industry
  • Experience in material list generation and/or steel take offs

Job Type: Full-time

Job Location:

  • Cincinnati, OH

Rough Brothers offers a comprehensive benefit package which includes medical, dental, and life insurance; company match 401(k); tuition reimbursement; paid vacation and much more. Rough Brothers 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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