Overview

SENIOR FINE SPRINKLER DESIGNER

We are a successful fire sprinkler company located in North Carolina seeking an experienced Fire Sprinkler Designer. We offer a competitive salary and benefits including medical, dental, vision, life insurance and Simple IRA retirement plan.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Obtain all specific project information needed to design the job such as hard line drawings, fire flow test information, specifications, electronic drawings, related addendum information and project schedule information
  • Review project specifications and assist with project cost estimates, quotes, and bids
  • Working knowledge with NFPA codes and hydraulic calculations
  • Survey and/or design various projects
  • Project manage your design projects by coordinating permits, submittals, attend job meetings and troubleshoot problems that the field employees may have with the design and installation of project
  • Work effectively with minimal supervision and have a sense of urgency to meet deadlines

REQUIREMENTS:

  • NICET Level II in Water-Based Systems Layout (formerly Automatic Sprinkler System Layout)
  • Minimum of 5 years of direct design experience
  • Proficient computer knowledge and use of Hydrocad/Autocad and hydraulic calculations
  • Estimating/pre-bid experience
  • Working knowledge of wet, dry, pre-action, deluge and fire pumps
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Attention to detail is a must
  • Self-motivated and dependable with a strong desire to succeed
  • Mentor/coach less experienced designers, if applicable
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and a clean driving record
  • Ability to work flexible schedule to complete deadlines
  • Must be willing to relocate to Western NC
  • Must submit to and pass a drug screening test.