Designer/Sr. Designer

Full-Time
Colorado Springs, Denver, Ft Collins, Rifle, Salt Lake City
Posted 1 year ago

POSITION TITLE: Designer/Sr. Designer
REPORTS TO: Lead Design
DEPARTMENT: Corporate Design Team
SUPERVISES: NA

Frontier Fire Protection is a leading fire & life safety systems construction & service company. With 400+ passionate team members, a strong market reputation and a history of success, we are poised for exceptional growth throughout Colorado and the western United States. If you are “action orientated”, decisive, appreciate transparency and honesty, enjoy an environment where communication and collaboration are key – check us out and come join our team! www.FrontierFireProtection.com

SUMMARY

Design the fire sprinkler systems for commercial, industrial, and residential buildings as well as the finished representation using drawings, 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. Close coordination with the Project Manager, Superintendent and Estimating Department will be required throughout the life of the project.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Design and Layout of fire sprinkler systems

  • Review customer source control drawings, specification control drawings and other applicable specifications to determine requirements and/or feasibility of product
  • Sketch and perform mathematical computations to develop design and detailed specifications of components
  • Apply knowledge of mathematical formulas and physical laws and use conventional and computerized work aids to make calculations
  • Perform preliminary and advanced work in development of working layouts and final master drawings, adequate for detailing parts and units of design for new proposals and current designs
  • Revise size, shape and arrangement of parts to create practical design drawings
  • Prepare acceptance test procedures and assembly instructions
  • Assist with the preparation of proposal documentation, technical data such as qualification test procedures, reports, component maintenance manuals, etc.
  • Design studies, tolerance stack-ups, layouts, drawings, calculations, weight estimates, supporting documentation, etc., are to be completed on CAD or other computer applications
  • Analyze new & existing buildings for NFPA 13, 14 and 20 compliance, compose reports detailing design changes necessary
  • Prepare submittal drawings and documentation for new sprinkler systems and alterations to existing systems
  • Conduct hydraulic analysis of fire sprinkler system designs, including sprinklers, standpipes, pumps, municipal supplies, etc.
  • Coordination of sprinkler system with architectural, structural and mechanical systems
  • Review construction drawings and specifications
  • Updating of shop drawings and materials for project record and close out procedures

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Associate degree in a science or engineering discipline
  • AutoCAD experience and working knowledge of NFPA 13, 14 and 20
  • Senior Designer: Bachelor’s degree and 10+ years AutoSprink or HydroCAD experience, NICET L3 or L4 Certification

EOE M/F/Vet/Disability /Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Medical
Dental
Vision
FSA/Dependent Care FSA
Paid Holidays
PTO
401k/Roth Company Match up to 4%
***This position is eligible for overtime pay

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