Fire Sprinkler Designer

Ocoee, FL 34761

Posted: 05/16/2023 Industry: Engineering Job Number: 24809

Job Description

Fire Sprinkler Designer responsible for operating with minimal supervision while effectively managing from inception to completion the project design and submittals.

  • Minimum 2 years of sprinkler experience. Field experience is a plus.
  • Minimum Nicet Level I Sprinkler.
  • Knowledge of NFPA codes and applicable Building Code.
  • Experience with AutoCAD 2018 or later.
  • Experience with Hydratec sprinkler package.
  • Experience with Revit a bonus
  • Strong mathematical skills.
  • Must be able to manage multiple projects.
  • Proficient use of computers including Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Able to effectively deal with frequent schedule changes, delays and/or unexpected events.
  • Ability to work in a deadline-driven, sometimes stressful environment.
  • Excellent and professional verbal and written communication skills required.
  • Excellent organizational skills with attention to detail.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
Job Responsibilities:
  • Layout/draw automatic sprinkler systems including underground and overhead piping, pumps, standpipes, tanks and all other appropriate pertinent information. Drawings will be produced using AutoCAD 2018 or later and the Hydratec third party application.
  • Produce neat and accurate drawings that will be utilized for successful field installation.
  • Hydraulically calculate all projects using the Hydratec calculation program. Multiple calculations will be required to produce systems with the most cost-effective sizing as allowed by code.
  • Conduct field surveys on certain types of projects to verify structural elements and ensure that pipe routing will be efficient and problem free and sprinkler spacing will be code compliant.
  • Schedule and attend project coordination meetings to discuss pipe routing with other interested trades. He/she will also be responsible for effectively documenting any coordination resulting from such meetings.
  • Submit drawings to appropriate authorities (building or fire) in a timely manner to ensure that permits and approvals will be secured prior to scheduled start of installation. All submittals shall include the correct number of plans, calculations and all related material submittal data. Design Technician will also be responsible for submitting to contractors, insurance companies, owners, or other interested parties as required by contract documents.
  • Follow up on submittals to make sure that permits are secured prior to scheduled installation start dates. This may be with the Permit Coordinator or directly with the local jurisdiction.
  • Accurately produce fabrication and purchasing stocklists. Stocklists shall be accurate and submitted to Purchasing in a timely manner so as not to delay progress.
  • Maintain individual job status report in regard to individual job progress. Design technician should also communicate with supervisor in regard to workload and scheduling.
  • Communicate with and assist field personnel on design related job issues. Design Technician is responsible for making any corrections to working plans and for completing final as-builts.
  • Maintain proper documentation using the paperless system. Archive project documents to paperless during design and upon project closeout in accordance with company policies.
  • Coordinate with company QA design review to allow for timely reviews without delaying progress of the project.
  • Assist sales in procurement of flow test information and necessary AutoCAD drawings as time permits.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.
 Range:  $52k/yr. - $72.8k/yr. w/ opportunity for bonus pay.

Meet Your Recruiter

Tim Cassidy
Account Manager

Originally from Alabama, Tim moved to the Atlanta area in 2010 after graduating from Auburn University with a degree in Political Science, and started his career in the technical staffing industry. Tim brings almost 12 years of recruiting and account management experience in the placement of engineering professionals nationwide.

Away from the office, Tim enjoys spending time with family and cheering on the Auburn Tigers.

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