Residential Fire Protection Designer

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  • Location: Corporate Headquarters
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  • Email: jobs@villara.com
  • Description: The Designer will be responsible for preparing code compliant Fire-Sprinkler design drawings using AutoCAD with SprinkCAD overlay. The Designer will design, coordinate and project manage the fire sprinkler systems for residential new construction and multi-family construction. This individual will design and create the finished representation for the sprinkler systems using drawing, drafting skill, and tools. These drawings will function as a guide throughout the construction process, from the office down to the job site. The Designer will also be responsible for the project's initial planning consisting of scheduling, creating material stock listing, analyzing changes, and solving problems. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
    • Review construction documents and coordinate with sub-contractors and General Contractor/owner to gather the required information to design the project's sprinkler system
    • Apply analytical thinking and problem solving to determine practicality of construction and system possibilities
    • Create thorough and detailed drawings using AutoCAD, SprinkCAD, or similar software
    • Create stock list for all material required throughout the project
    • Perform hydraulic calculations
    • Maintain design historical records and historical records for all functions for future use
    • Ensure work complies with codes and permits, and respond to plan check comments
    • Recommend improvements in project management procedures and overall company business practices
      MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
    • Engineering degree, Construction Management or similar degree from a technical school or college preferred
    • Detail-oriented and skilled in mechanical lettering and drawings
    • Excellent communication skills
    • At least 4 + years experience in Fire Protection system evaluation, design and specification
    • Previous experience with SprinkCAD, AutoSprink, HydroCAD or similar specialized fire sprinkler layout software strongly desired
    • At least 4 years of AutoCAD experience
         
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