Fire Sprinkler Designer

Greensboro, NC

Req ID: 675
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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

This position is located in Greensboro, North Carolina.

Job Summary

Uses CAD equipment to provide support to Engineering department by preparing routine layouts of fire sprinkler systems, detail drawings, assembly drawings, sketches and diagrams. Details to include all views and dimensions necessary for installation.

This position is a design position and reports to the Fire Sprinkler Manager. The Fire Sprinkler Designer will be responsible for having a strong focus on customer service/support and is also responsible for any other support tasks assigned by the District General Manager.

Job Responsibilities

  • Make copies of drawings and maintains information regarding changes to database.

  • Designs fire protection sprinkler systems with as much accuracy and detail as possible to enable the field installation to be completed with as few design errors as possible.

  • Reviews work order and procedural manuals to determine critical dimensions of design and designs fire protection sprinkler systems within allocated hours for each job.

  • Calculates figures to convert design dimensions to resizing dimensions specified for subsequent production, layout and installation processes.

  • Submits design plans to proper department leadership for approval and obtains permits as required.

  • Confers with engineering and design staff to determine design modifications and enters editing information into computer.

  • Keys in specified information to produce graphic representation (hard copy) of design for review and approval by engineering and design staff.

  • Makes final sketch of proposed drawing, checking dimension of parts, materials to be used, relation of one part to another, and relation of various parts to whole structure or project.

  • Revise size, shape and arrangement of parts to create practical design drawings.

  • Sketches rough layout of system and computes angles, weights, surface areas, dimensions, radii, clearances, tolerances, leverages and location of holes.

  • Drafts detailed multi-view drawings of layout and systems.

Job Requirements

  • NICET level II or higher, Fire Protection Industry licensing or equivalent

  • Experience in the fire protection design field required

  • Solid understanding of drafting techniques and familiarity with design and fire sprinkler terminology.

  • Ability to read blueprints for fire sprinkler layout.

  • Ability to make technical presentation internally and to customers.

  • Must have a sound working knowledge of NFPA 13 and related codes.

  • Experience with AutoCAD and AutoSprink, HydraCAD, or SprinkCAD

  • The ability to learn applicable installation, inspection, and servicing codes.

Preferred Qualifications but not required

  • Applicable experience either in the fire protection industry or the commercial customer service business in some capacity

  • An ability to provide services across multiple product lines

  • Working habits and personal appearance which are both neat and well organized

  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of CAD Design software and Microsoft Office products.

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 #675

Wednesday, October 18, 2023

Apply#: 10889