Fire Sprinkler Systems Designer/Project Manager

Aurora, Denver, Lakewood, Thornton, Westminster
Posted 4 days ago

POSITION TITLE: Fire Sprinkler Systems Designer/Project Manager
REPORTS TO: Design Lead
DEPARTMENT: Corporate Design Team

Frontier Fire Protection is a market-leading fire & life safety systems construction & service company. The company has over 110 employees, a majority of which are members of the UA Local Union 669 Road Sprinkler Fitters which has jurisdiction in 48 states, providing the company with top-tier skilled field labor. In October of 2016, the company was acquired and recapitalized by a PE investor group and poised for exceptional success with planned in-state expansion north & south along the front range and west into the mountains and western slope.

This individual will design and coordinate the fire sprinkler systems for commercial, industrial, and residential buildings. He or she will design and create the finished representation for the sprinkler systems 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. The designer will have responsibility for the planning of a project including scheduling, creating material stock listing, analyzing changes, solving problems and total delivery of the project according to established criteria. Close coordination with the Department Manager, Superintendent and Estimating Department will be required throughout the life of the project.

Design and Layout of fire sprinkler systems
• 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.
• Secure permits and approvals
• Coordination of sprinkler system with architectural, structural and mechanical systems
• Working knowledge of NFPA 13, 14 and 20
• Review construction drawings and specifications
• Field survey of both new and existing building
• Attend on site coordination, scheduling and construction meetings
• Material listing
• Material ordering
• Updating of shop drawings and materials for project record
• Close out procedures

Project Management
• Review of construction ASI, RFI, RFC, PR, CD etc.
• Prepare RFI’s for scope clarification
• Identifies changes in our scope and quantifies for Estimating Department
• Document and track change order submittal and approval
• Establish start dates and milestones from project schedule
• Maintains dates and milestones in our Project Management software program
• Time management and prioritization of multiple projects
• Coordinates with General Contractors and/or customers to meet schedule
• Document and track field changes

• Demonstrates ability to work independently with minimal supervision
• Ability to strategically develop, adapt and streamline processes
• Secures, develops, and maintains working relationships
• Works flexible hours if needed for field survey
• Follow safety rules and good driving habits
• Other duties as assigned

• High School Diploma – Associate degree preferred
• 3 years AutoCAD experience
• NICET Certification preferred
• Driver License with Clean MVR
• Working knowledge of computer skills related to position
• Strong mechanical aptitude
• Good problem-solving skills
• Ability to negotiate uneven terrain, climb step and extension ladders

• Action-Oriented/Takes Initiative
• Integrity/Honesty
• Decision Quality/Decisiveness
• Communication/Transparency
• Employee Engagement

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

Frontier Fire Protection is an equal opportunity employer. More information about voluntary self-identifying classifications can be found here.

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