Fire Sprinkler Designer

Ocoee, FL

Posted: 05/03/2023 Job Number: 24822

Job Description

Immediate opening in the metro Orland, FL area.

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

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.
Required:
  • 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
  • Proficient use of computers including Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.
Duration:  Permanent
Salary:  $52-$73K
Location:  Ocoee, FL

If you are interested or would like more information on this position, please click the apply button or contact me directly at:

tharvey@selectek.com

Meet Your Recruiter

Tony Harvey
Technical Recruiter

With over 25 years of service with Selectek, the only people with more years in the company than Tony are the owners. Upon receiving his bachelor’s degree in business management from the Pennsylvania State University, Tony moved to Georgia and began his professional career at Selectek. Tony’s extensive experience in the industry has helped Selectek find positions for even the most specialized of engineers. Outside the office, Tony can be seen around Atlanta running in various local 5-10K road races, lifting weights, or watching his Nittany Lions with fellow alumni at the local Penn State Atlanta Chapter.

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