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Job Title: Fire Sprinkler Designer - Spokane, WA

We are seeking a Fire Sprinkler Designer to join our team! Previous experience required (2+ years). Full-time position, to start in the next month.

We are a subcontractor of fire protection systems. Our company is relatively small at 28 employees, but quickly growing! We are family-owned and customer-service oriented. Benefits include: Medical (company pays $250/month for the first year, $400/month after one year of employment), Dental and Vision available (at employee's expense), Paid Time Off (two weeks per year), Holiday (eight per year), and 401k (4% company match). 

Responsibilities:

  • Draft correspondences and other formal documents
  • Read and interpret construction documents
  • Read, interpret, and apply NFPA codes to design fire sprinkler systems based on building type, hazard classification, construction type, architectural features, and Fire Department requirements
  • Correspond with architects, contractors, and other trades
  • Coordinate with project manager, field staff, and customer to complete installation in a timely manner and efficient manner
  • Coordinate with other trades to avoid installation conflicts when necessary
  • Perform hydraulic calculations
  • Develop and implement organized filing systems
  • Attend project coordination meetings and comply with on-site safety requirements 
  • Design and layout protection systems using CAD programs from start to finish 
  • Deliver and pickup plans from Fire Department

Qualifications:

  • Previous experience in Fire Protection (2+ years)
  • High School Diploma
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, AutoCAD (one year minimum), SprinkCAD, HAAS (some training can be provided)
  • Ability to solve basic math problems, geometry and algebra
  • NICET Level I in Automatic Sprinkler Systems Layout preferred
  • Ability to prioritize and multitask
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Reliable transportation 
  • Acceptable driving record
  • Must pass a pre-employment drug screening

Salary: $18 - $35 an hour, depending on experience, plus benefits

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  • 509-489-5040 or 800-489-5044
  • Fax 509-489-5044
  • 3518 E. Everett Ave., Spokane, WA 99217
  • 2395 Falkirk Dr., Colorado Springs, CO 80810
  • National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technologies
  • American Fire Sprinkler Association
  • National Fire Protection Association