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Fire Sprinkler Designer/Engineer

Automatic Fire Sprinklers, Inc.
Vancouver, WA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $80,000 to $90,000 Yearly
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: dental, medical, vision, 401k,
Job Description


Perform engineering duties in planning and designing automatic fire sprinkler and standpipe systems. Uses CAD equipment to prepare routine layouts of automatic fire sprinkler systems, detail drawings, assembly drawings, sketches, and diagrams. Details to include all views and dimensions necessary for installation. Make copies of drawings and maintains information regarding changes to database. Makes simple decisions but refers most questions / problems to immediate Supervisor. Solid understanding of drafting techniques and familiarity with design and fire sprinkler terminology. Mechanical aptitude with ability to complete basic mathematical calculations.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Read and interpret ASMEP blueprints/PDF’s, technical drawings, schematics, or computer-generated reports.
  • Research, design, evaluate, and maintain an automatic fire sprinkler layout and shop drawings.
  • Confer with engineers/consultants or other personnel to layout a code-compliant fire sprinkler system.
  • Coordinate, or monitor aspects of production, including fabrication, installation issues, and inspection comments.
  • Review technical documents to plan work.
  • Design automatic fire sprinkler and standpipe systems.
  • Specify and Design Electric and Diesel fire pumps.
  • Evaluate characteristics of equipment or systems.

Supervisory Responsibilities

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

Technology Skills

  • Computer aided design CAD software — Autodesk AutoCAD; Autodesk Revit; Autodesk Navisworks; AutoSPRINK, BIM 360.
  • Microsoft Office

Occupational Requirements

  • Working with Computers — Using computers and computer systems (including hardware and software) to design fire sprinkler systems, perform/analyze hydraulic calculations, plot plans, and stock-list/fabricate material for the job site.
  • Making Decisions and Solving Problems — Analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems.
  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates — Providing information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.
  • Analyzing Data or Information — Identifying the underlying principles, reasons, or facts of information by breaking down information or data into separate parts.
  • Getting Information — Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.



  • Engineering and Technology — Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of fire sprinkler systems.
  • Mathematics — Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, statistics, and their applications.
  • Design — Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.
  • Physics — Knowledge and prediction of physical principles, laws, their interrelationships, and applications to understanding hydraulics and dynamics.


Bachelor's degree preferred


The physical demands here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

The employee is occasionally required to sit, squat, kneel, crawl, climb, push, pull and lift and carry items weighing fifty pounds or less as well as to frequently walk, stand, bend, twist, reach and to do simple and power grasping of up to fifty pounds. The position requires manual deviation, repetition, and dexterity.

Company Description
We are a large, well established and respected fire protection company. We have been in the business for over thirty-five years with the majority of our work being derived from repeat or referral business. In fact, we do not employ a sales force. We specialize in high-density, multi-family projects with subterranean and on-grade parking structures. We offer a comprehensive benefits package: including medical/dental, 401k, and personal time off. Hybrid work schedule.

Automatic Fire Sprinklers, Inc.


7720 NE Vancouver Mall Drive

Vancouver, WA



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