Fire Sprinkler Designer/Engineer
- Posted: over a month ago
- $80,000 to $90,000 Yearly
- Benefits: dental, medical, vision, 401k,
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.
This job has no supervisory responsibilities.
- Computer aided design CAD software — Autodesk AutoCAD; Autodesk Revit; Autodesk Navisworks; AutoSPRINK, BIM 360.
- Microsoft Office
- 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.
Automatic Fire Sprinklers, Inc.
7720 NE Vancouver Mall DriveVancouver, WA
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