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Fire Sprinkler CAD Designer

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This individual will design; coordinate, and possibly project manage 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 drawing and 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 initial planning of a project including scheduling of time, creating material stock listing, analyzing changes, and solving problems. Close coordination with the project manager, project superintendent, and sales representative will be required throughout the duration of the project. Entry level opportunity available.


  • Applicable degree from a technical school or college
  • NICET certification or willingness to train for NICET certification is a plus
  • Working knowledge with AutoCAD required
  • Experience in HydraCAD, SprinkCAD, 3D SOLIDWORKS, BIM, or REVIT design modeling is a plus
  • Willingness to participate in company sponsored training for specialized sprinkler system layout software
  • Project management experience in the construction industry is a plus
  • Proven ability and track record of performing work in a timely manner and meeting deadlines
  • Experience in commercial. industrial, and residential design
  • Experience with piping or mechanical system design and/or coordination
  • Possess good communication skills
  • Willing to coordinate and work well with others
  • Willing to pass a pre-employment drug screen test, background and reference check


  • Review construction contract documents and coordinate with sub-contractors and general contractor/owner to gather the required information to design the project’s sprinkler system
  • Thorough use of analytical thinking and problem solving, determine construction feasibility and systems possibilities
  • Create detailed drawings through extensive use of AutoCAD or HydraCAD type programs
  • Create stock list for all material required throughout the project
  • Perform hydraulic calculations for fire sprinkler systems
  • Maintain historical design records for future use and as-built record documents
  • Develop positive relationships with customers to ensure company is meeting customers’ expectations
  • Coordinate with other departments within office to ensure proper handover of job information
  • Perform Project Manager functions as required
  • Complete other assigned responsibilities as directed by immediate supervisor


  • Medical, long-term disability, 401K, company sponsored profit sharing, paid time off and bonus opportunities available
  • Company sponsored industry training and NICET certifications available


Competitive base salary/commission depends on your level of experience, successful track record and education.

If you are interested in a career opportunity with growth potential, please contact our office or email your resume to us to schedule an interview.

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