Fire Alarm Designer

  • Portland, OR
  • $25 - $55
  • Hourly
  • Managed by Jobot Pro: Pat Carey
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A bit about us:

Our client is a full service company that designs, installs, repairs, services and inspects a wide variety of fire suppression and life safety systems.

We service corporate, government and military facilities in the Western United States from our strategically located offices in major metro areas, including Los Angeles, San Diego, Riverside, San Francisco, Fresno, Sacramento, Portland, Seattle and Anchorage. Our qualified team of project managers, engineers, designers, technicians, installers, and inspectors has installed and serviced fire protection and life safety system upgrades, expansions and new construction projects in a range of facilities.

Why join us?

  • Competitive base and overall compensation package
  • Generous vacation, sick, and paid holidays
  • Full Benefits: Medical, Dental, and Vision
  • Life Insurance coverage

Job Details

Job Description:
Use CAD equipment to prepare routine layouts of fire alarm systems, detail drawings, calculations, sketches, and diagrams. Details to include all views and dimensions necessary for efficient field installation. Prepare submittals, obtain permits, and meet project schedules. Demonstrate a solid understanding of design/drafting techniques, familiarity with fire alarm terminology, low voltage aptitude, and ability to complete necessary calculations.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

Design Responsibilities:
Develop shop drawings, voltage/battery calculations, and equipment lists with a focus on applicable NFPA/local/state code compliance, project specifications/contract documents, and efficient and cost effective field installation.
Complete accurate field surveys when needed.
Coordinate shop drawings with the MEP team and General Contractor.
Develop submittal packages for AHJ, Contractors, etc. Obtain all required approvals.
Key Skills and Capabilities:
Ability to read and interpret construction documents (drawings, specifications, ASIs, etc.).
Strong analytical and mathematical aptitude.
Proficient with Microsoft Office (especially Word and Excel), AutoCAD, and Fire Alarm Design tools.
Working knowledge of necessary low voltage calculations, equipment configuration, project design, and project management.
Practical experience designing Fire Alarm Systems for installation including networks and smoke control, ECS, etc.
Familiarity with general construction practices and terms.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Organized, detail oriented, self starter able to operate in a team environment.
Working knowledge of NFPA 72, 92, 101, etc. and associated Codes/Standards.

Minimum Qualifications:
High school diploma or equivalent.
2+ years experience in Fire Alarm Design.
Must have experience working with AutoCAD & Fire Alarm Design Tools
Experience designing Onyx Notifier, or equivalent Networked Fire Alarm systems.
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Job Details
Managed by Jobot Pro
Portland, OR
Job Type
$25 - $55