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Sr Sprinkler Designer
Denver, CO

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NICET II – IV – 5+years (must be local and in office at least part time).
 
Sr Sprinkler Designer
Job Description:
Use CAD equipment to prepare routine layouts of fire sprinkler systems, detail drawings, assembly drawings, sketches, and diagrams. Details to include all views and dimensions necessary for efficient field installation. Prepare submittals, obtain permits, and meet project schedules. Make decisions of average complexity and refer questions/problems to senior level designers and/or management. Demonstrate a solid understanding of design/drafting techniques, familiarity with fire sprinkler terminology, mechanical aptitude, and ability to complete basic mathematical calculations. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

Design Responsibilities:

  • Develop shop drawings, hydraulic calculations, and stock lists with a focus on applicable NFPA/local/state code compliance, project specifications/contract documents, and efficient and cost effective field installation.
  • Complete accurate field surveys when needed.
  • Coordinate shop drawings with the MEP team and General Contractors.
  • Develop submittal packages for AHJ, Contractors, etc. Obtain all required approvals.

Project Management Responsibilities:

  • Purchase material, review draft change orders, generate RFIs, prepare and maintain project schedules.
  • Communicate with field personnel, AHJ’s, customers, sales reps, and field superintendents.
  • Retain full project responsibility for approvals, material procurement, coordination, and schedule.
  • Attend all project related meetings.
  • Perform other job duties as assigned/required.


Key Skills and Capabilities:

  • Ability to read and intrepret construction documents (drawings, specifications, ASIs, etc.).
  • Strong analytical and mathematical aptitude .
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (especially Word and Excel), AutoCAD, and Fire Sprinkler Design software (e.g. AutoSPRINK, HydraCAD etc.).
  • Working knowlegde of hydraulic calculations, stocklisting, project design, and project management.
  • Practical experience designing Wet, Dry, and Pre Action Sprinkler Systems for installation.
  • Familiarity with general construction practices and terms.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Organized, detail oriented, self starter able to operate in a team enviroment.
  • Working knowledge of NFPA 13, 13D, 13R, 14, 20, and associated Codes/Standards.

Minimum Qualifications:

 
High school diploma or equivalent.
  • 5+ years experience in Fire Protection Design.
  • Must have experience working with AutoCad & Fire Sprinkler Design Software
  • Experience with Revit, NavisWorks, and AutoSprink a plus.
  • NICET II+ .


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