Designer (Sprinkler)

College Station, TX 77845

Posted: 11/28/2023 Job Number: 21093

Job Description


Fire Sprinkler Designer - College Station, TX

Essential Functions:
  • Responsible for Fire Sprinkler layout/design work on multiple projects according to all codes, insurance, and the contracted scope of work. Completes permit drawings and hydraulic calculations. Will apply knowledge of system operations and follow planned blueprint instructions, (i.E., Architectural, mechanical, electrical, structural, and civil drawings).
  • The designer should have a strong understanding of commercial, residential, or industrial building construction.
  • An individual will be required to design/draw all jobs using CPVC and/or Steel pipe. Drawings will be done using AutoCAD, version 2016 or newer, be neat and orderly, and shall contain all pertinent information for installation of all projects in the field. The designer should achieve a yearly average of 100% or less of estimated engineering labor costs.
  • The designer will be required to hydraulically calculate each job drawn. All lists that are submitted should be correct when compared to what is installed. Purchasing and Fabrication list must be prepared and given to the appropriate departments in a timely manner.
  • A designer will be required to submit each job's drawings to the proper authorities in a timely manner. All submittals should include the correct number of plans, all related material data, and calculations. The designer will be responsible for submitting to contractors, subcontractors (if applicable), proper insurance companies, and building officials for approval.
  • The designer will be responsible for following up on plans to ensure each job is permitted properly and does not delay progress. Individuals must process good communications skills with all managers and field personnel so that pertinent information is given out effectively.
  • The designer will be required to keep track of all jobs. The individual will give contractors and owners accurate information regarding the progress and design requirements. An individual will be responsible for making any corrections to the plans to reflect any changes made in the field.
  • The designer must be self-motivated to work independently on multiple projects simultaneously and capable of responding to changing priorities.
  • Must always consider safety while in the office or on a project site.

Requirements
  • Associate degree in design or construction, and at least 2 years of experience with AutoCAD is preferred.
  • 2 years of experience in the construction industry and will know how to read blueprints (i.E. Architectural, mechanical, electrical, structural, and civil drawings).
  • Experience with installing fire sprinkler systems and performing hydraulic analysis.
  • Although not required, any additional experience with SprinkCAD design software (or similar application) and MS Office would be a preferred

Experience:
  • CAD Experience
  • Customer Service (optional)
  • Microsoft Office (optional)
  • Fire Protection Engineering Technology Graduate (Preferred)
  • AutoSPRINK
  • SFPE, NSPE and/or NICET Cert

Benefits
Client offers extensive training opportunities, career advancement, competitive pay, bonus opportunities, along with an industry leading and affordable benefits package for eligible employees. Our benefits package includes:
  • Paid Vacation and Holidays
  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • 401(k) Plan with Company Match
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Long-Term Disability –Employer Paid
  • Short-Term Disability –Employer Paid
  • Additional Voluntary Ancillary Benefits such as Accident and Hospital Indemnity
  • Life Insurance for Team Members and Dependents
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee Referral Program


Our Core Values

PIPE

  • We are PASSIONATE about life safety
  • We have INTEGRITY (Do the right thing)
  • We work in PARTNERSHIP with our customers and community
We constantly strive for OPERATIONAL EXCELLENCE (Do things right)

Meet Your Recruiter

Kody Harrah

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