Sprinkler System Designer

Our client is a Manitoba owned full-service fire suppression business which includes fire alarms and automatic sprinkler systems.  Established in 2001, they have evolved their business and experienced rapid growth to meet the needs of their customers.
As a Sprinkler Designer you will be mainly responsible for designing automatic fire sprinkler systems and preparing drawings in accordance with the requirements of current codes. 

Position Description:
  • Develop detailed design and engineering drawings for fire protection systems including sprinkler systems and suppression systems.
  • Review construction contract documents, coordinate with sub contractors and General Contractor/owner to gather the required information necessary to design a complete fire sprinkler system.
  • Perform various design tasks using AutoCAD to produce engineering drawings.
  • Crete stock list for all material required throughout project.
  • Perform system hydraulic calculations.
  • Research applicable codes and standards for design and report development.
  • Conduct site surveys and gather relevant information for residential, commercial, and industrial projects.
  • Liaison with clients and project team for coordination.
  • Review completed installations and verify code compliance of existing fire protection systems.
Desired Skills and experience
  • Technology degree or engineering degree or relevant experience.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to read, comprehend and follow verbal and written instructions.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Windows
  • Proficient in the extensive use of AutoCAD and/or Autosprink.
  • Minimum three years experience in the fire protection industry.
  • Knowledge of Manitoba Building Code, Manitoba Fire Code and NFPA standards.
  • Design degree from Seneca College in Canada an asset
  • NICET level 4 USA

Please contact Gail Eckert at gail.eckert@summitsearchgroup.com or call 204-926-8678.  For all opportunities or to register for our job alerts, please visit our website at www.summitsearchgroup.com

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Winnipeg, MB



Categories:    Project Management    Technician and Technologist   

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