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Fire Protection Sprinkler Designer - Austin

Austin, TX 78744

Posted: 03/29/2023 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Positions Job Number: 125355

Job Description

Job Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Design and layout sprinkler systems using specialized CAD software packages that are based on the AutoCAD platform.
Coordinate sprinkler system piping with other building components. Perform hydraulic calculations.
Read and interpret construction documents, including drawings, specifications, and contracts.
Interpret and apply applicable NFPA standards to the design and/or layout of the sprinkler systems based on the building type, construction type, hazard classification and architectural features.
Perform field check of completed design to verify accuracy, if required.
Work closely with the Estimation department, Design Manager, and Operations Manager to review the scope sheet and requirements of each project.
Coordinate projects to meet delivery dates.
Communicate with AHJs, contractors, and other trades.
Coordinate with team members for listing/ordering of required materials.
Coordinate with team members for permitting and inspection requirements.
Actively participate in predesign and review meetings.
Identify opportunities for cost-saving measures and quality improvement
Adhere to company safety policies and procedures to ensure all duties are performed in a safe and professional manner
Provide outstanding customer service
Assist with training of new employee s
Be punctual; not only for work each day, but also meeting deadlines and commitments
Dress professional, according to the responsibilities and task at hand
Obtain and maintain NICET Certification as it applies to your experience level.
Other duties may be assigned as company needs dictate and increasing skill level is demonstrated.
High School diploma or GED is required
Must have experience with designing fire sprinkler systems
NICET Level I - IV certification is preferred.
Work Experience:
Minimum Experience: 2+ years Fire Protection Design experience or a Fire Sprinkler Design Degree

Skills and Competencies:
Proficient in AutoCAD and Microsoft Office is required. Hydra-CAD is preferred.
Visualizes 3D concepts and solves basic mathematic problems, including geometry and algebra
Proficient in interpreting and applying applicable NFPA standards, and in reading and interpreting construction documents.
Must obtain and retain any licenses that are required by national, state/province, and local codes.
Experience with a variety of system types and manufacturers
Strong knowledge of industry codes such as IFC, NFPA, IBC, and NEC
Ability to read and interpret architectural, electrical, and mechanical drawings
Ability to maintain accurate and auditable records
Ability to work in a fast-paced service/construction team environment
Attention to detail with emphasis on accuracy and quality
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, and Outlook
Ability to travel as needed

To apply please email resume to: rosa.Berry@lkjordan.Com
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