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Fire Protection Designer

Company: Gpac
Location: Elmhurst
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description

Position: Fire Protection Designer

Reports To: Design Manager

Job Description: This individual will design and coordinate fire protection systems for various facilities. The candidate will design and create the finished representation for wet and dry sprinkler systems using drawing and drafting skills and tools.


  • Design various dry and wet fire protection systems following required codes
  • Identify value engineering opportunities where appropriate
  • Conduct field surveys of existing buildings and systems
  • Use design software for 2-D & 3-D drawings
  • Perform system calculations
  • Work with key customers and our design/build team to prepare conceptual drawings and estimates
  • Produce shop drawings and as-built drawings
  • Assist with system and equipment selection
  • Assemble system specifications and O&M Manuals
  • Coordinate with field personnel to ensure information flow
    Specific Requirements:
    • 5+ years of experience in Fire sprinkler design
    • One year of experience in computer based drafting
    • Constantly operates a computer and other office productivity machinery (copier/printer, etc.)
    • Must be able to remain in a stationary position 50% or more of the time
      • NICET II certified
      • BS Mechanical Engineering 2018
      • Demonstrated ability with AutoCAD, AutoSprink, Revit and Navis or other specialized fire sprinkler layout software
      • TOLCO Brace, and HRS Systems HASS in Hydraulic calculations
      • Good planning and problem solving skills
      • Good math skills
      • Able to understand big picture issues
      • Good communication, written, verbal, interpersonal, and analytical skills
      • Project management experience a plus
      • Professional and detail-oriented. File organization skills.
      • Good with Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook
      • Reliable with ability to complete tasks within deadlines and communicate results back to the team
      • Possess a progressive, positive attitude
      • Ability to work as part of a team to achieve the Company's overall goals
        Pay dependent upon level of experience and education Benefits: Medical, Dental, Life Insurance, Long-Term Disability, 401K

        Job Type: Full-time

        Contact: Ken Rogers P: 6057053730 E: henry.bacon@gogpac.com

        All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, age, color, sex (including pregnancy), religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, military status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable laws or regulations. GPAC (Growing People and Companies) is an award-winning search firm specializing in placing quality professionals within multiple industries across the United States since 1990. We are extremely competitive, client-focused and realize that our value is in our ability to deliver the right solutions at the right time.

Keywords: Gpac, Elmhurst , Fire Protection Designer, Other , Elmhurst, Illinois

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