Electrical and Mechanical Systems Engineering Technology Certifications:
Mechanical Engineering Technology
Mechanical - Design, Mechanical - Fire Protection, Mechanical Engineering
2 Year Degree
This individual will design and coordinate the fire sprinkler systems for commercial, industrial, and residential buildings. He or she will design and create the finished representation for the sprinkler systems using drawings, drafting skills, and tools. The drawings produced will be used as a guide by every other link in the chain of construction, both on-site and in the office. The designer will have responsibility for the planning of a project including scheduling, creating material stock listings, analyzing changes, solving problems, and total delivery of the project according to established criteria. Close coordination with the Department Manager, Superintendent, and Estimating Department will be required throughout the life of the project.
Action-Oriented/Takes Initiative – Self-starter who is energetic and action-oriented, reacts quickly and correctly in critical situations and possess the ability to recognize problems and bring solutions forward.
Integrity/Honesty – Trustworthy, with the ability to present the unvarnished facts in an appropriate and helpful manner. Keeps confidences and does not misrepresent anything for personal gain.
Decision Quality/Decisiveness – Ability to make good decisions based on a mixture of analysis, wisdom, experience, and judgment.
Communication/Transparency – Possesses excellent oral and written communication skills. Exhibits the ability to understand clearly and quickly respond to instruction or direction that is received. Ability to glean pertinent information and communicate as appropriate.
Employee Engagement – Possesses a heightened level of ownership to do whatever is needed for the success of the organization. Exhibits creativity, caring, and interest in the organization and its customers. Encourages employee commitment to accomplish the work, mission, and vision of the organization.
Design and Layout of fire sprinkler systems. Analyze new & existing buildings for NFPA 13, 14, and 20 compliance, compose reports detailing design changes necessary.
Prepare submittal drawings and documentation for new sprinkler systems and alterations to existing systems.
Conduct hydraulic analysis of fire sprinkler system designs, including sprinklers, standpipes, pumps, municipal supplies, etc.
Secure permits and approvals.
Coordination of sprinkler system with architectural, structural, and mechanical systems.
Working knowledge of NFPA 13, 14, and 20.
Review construction drawings and specifications.
Field survey of both new and existing building.
Attend on-site coordination, scheduling, and construction meetings.
Updating of shop drawings and materials for project record.
Review of construction ASI, RFI, RFC, PR, CD, etc.
Prepare RFI’s for scope clarification.
Identifies changes in our scope and quantifies for Estimating Department.
Document and track change order submittal and approval.
Establish start dates and milestones from the project schedule.
Maintains dates and milestones in our Project Management software program.
Time management and prioritization of multiple projects.
Coordinates with General Contractors and/or customers to meet schedule.
Document and track field changes.
Demonstrates the ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
Ability to strategically develop, adapt, and streamline processes.
Secures develops and maintains working relationships.
Works flexible hours if needed for field survey.
Follow safety rules and good driving habits.
Other duties as assigned.
High School Diploma – Associate degree preferred
3 years of AutoCAD experience
NICET Certification preferred
Driver License with Clean MVR
Working knowledge of computer skills related to the position
Strong mechanical aptitude
Good problem-solving skills
Ability to negotiate uneven terrain and climb step and extension ladders