Fire Sprinkler Designer

North Carolina, USA

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

As a partner of Impact Fire Services, Blackstone Fire Control has become one of the most competitive fire protectioncontractors in the area completing work in installation, service, and inspections of fire sprinkler systems.The Triad Business Journal named Blackstone as the 16th fastest growing company in the Triad in 2017, and the 6th fastest growing company in 2018 and 2019. Blackstone was also named one of the Triad’s Best Places to Work in 2018 and 2019.

OBJECTIVES:

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.

NATURE OF POSITION:

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.

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.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical or business discipline preferred or equivalent experience

  • NICET level II or higher, Fire Protection Industry licensing

  • High mechanical aptitude

  • Experience in the fire protection design field required

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

  • A strong work ethic and professional appearance

  • Excellent selling, communications, and customer service skills

  • The ability to fit in with our culture of teamwork

  • 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.

  • The ability to perform physical activities outlined in the accompanying physical requirements checklist.

  • Satisfactory results in a company mandated criminal background check and drug test

DESIREABLE CHARACTERISTICS:

  • 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 read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

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

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

Tuesday, January 3, 2023

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