Fire Alarm Designer

Connecticut, USA

Req ID: 952
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Why work with us?

At Impact Fire, we are a group of hardworking, dedicated fire protection professionals committed to protecting lives and property from fire. Our cohesive team spirit and customer service-oriented culture are expressed in all that we do. We operate with the belief that every team member plays a critical role in our success. We operate in 30+ district office locations across the United States, supporting industries ranging from retail and healthcare to education and restaurants.

Please text “ImpactFire” to 512-722-7592 to connect with Ember, Impact Fire’s Recruiting Assistant, to learn more about this position and the company.

Benefits of joining Impact Fire Services

When you join Impact Fire you will receive:

  • Competitive compensation

  • Career Advancement Opportunities

  • Competitive benefits, including healthcare, dental, vision, life insurance, paid time off and holidays

  • Company paid short and long-term disability

  • Immediately vested in our 401(k) company match

  • Exceptional guidance and support from our managers

  • Collaborative culture & environment

  • Robust training opportunities with company reimbursement upon achieving required licensing

  • Apprenticeship programs for fire sprinkler, fire alarm and inspection positions

  • Opportunity to work alongside some of the best talent in the fire protection industry

Currently, we have a position open for an experienced Fire Alarm Designer.

Salary Range - $20 and hour to $25 an hour

Job Responsibilities & Duties

  • Performing battery calculations based upon the requirements of applicable NFPA standards.

  • Create fire and security riser, one line drawing, riser drawing, floor plandevicelayout and detail drawings using the current version of AutoCAD LT.

  • Create electronic submittals sets for projects, consisting of project equipment list, manufacturer data sheets, battery calculations and CAD drawings in PDF format.

  • Using project riser drawing, and proprietary software, create fire alarm control panel (FACP) operational program.

  • Assist the salesmen by doing equipment take offs, hi-light devices on project floor plans, and fill in counts on Excel spreadsheet, then scan in device count drawings for future reference.

  • Assist salesmen by creating proposed/new device layout drawings for project bidding, using PDF or DWG floorplan files.

  • Reviewing job plans and specifications to determine scope of design.

  • Designing NFPA compliant drawings within allocated hours for each job.

  • Prepare submittals for Contractors, Property Owners, Fire Marshalls, and Authorities Having Jurisdiction.

  • Design Fire Alarm systems with accuracy and detail to enable field installation.

  • Prepare job close-out documents such as as-builts, O&M's and warranties

  • Submit design plans to proper department leadership for approval and obtain permits as required.

  • Perform field surveys and attend job meetings for coordination with contractors and other trades.

  • Prepare fabrication drawings, wiring and material lists for field technicians.

  • Must have valid Driver License and meet company driving history guidelines.

Education and/or experience

  • Experience in Fire Alarm design preferred.

  • Competence with Autodesk, Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD), AutoCAD

  • Knowledge of Adobe Acrobat Pro

  • Should have an excellent understanding of NFPA Standards and Building Codes

  • Strong technology / computer skills

  • Strong understanding of Fire Alarm system installation practices

Successful completion of a drug test and pre-employment background screening is required. MVR checks are required for all driving positions.

We look forward to talking with you about career opportunities with Impact Fire Services. For consideration, please apply on-line.

Employment with an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) including disability/veterans.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly

Req #952

Wednesday, October 18, 2023

Apply#: 11196