Senior Sprinkler Designer

Oliver Fire Protection & Security - Lebanon, NJ

Full-time
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Senior Sprinkler Designer Needed for our Lebanon, NJ Location!

Oliver Fire Protection and Security is a successful, diversified, family owned business serving the fire protection community since 1957. Oliver Fire Protection and Security has a well distinguished history of fire protection within the Northeast. Our core values respect our employee’s worth and contributions, emphasize teamwork and offer opportunities for personal and professional growth.

Responsibilities:

  • Review contract drawings, specifications, and contract documents on all projects assigned to him/her.
  • Prepare detailed working Fire Sprinkler Shop drawings in accordance with contract documents.
  • Be familiar with latest codes, standards, materials and methods of design to assure cost effective designs.
  • Design jobs in a timely manner to ensure that all the work is done on time and within the budget.
  • Use standard symbols, locations of notes and details as adapted by the Design Department to assure consistency in all drawings.
  • Prepare underground drawings, prior to interior sprinkler plans, to ensure timely purchase of materials and arrival of the installation crew at their job site.
  • Update drawings and note revisions as they apply to each project to maintain current drawings.
  • Attend job meetings as required to obtain pertinent design coordination information.
  • Attend pre-design meetings.
  • Coordinate work with the General Contractor in order to assure the most economical design.
  • Ensure any changes which may incur additional costs or credits to the contract be reported to the project manager.
  • Submit, in a timely manner, shop drawings, submittal data, etc. to proper authorities to obtain their approval.
  • Design underground, interior systems, fire pumps, dry-pipe systems, & pre-action systems with little to no supervision.
  • Assist in the training of associate designers.
  • Communicate with Sales, Fabrication, Field and Project Managers as necessary.
  • Perform on-site surveys.
  • Perform and understand hydraulic calculations for all types of systems.

Oliver Fire Protection and Security offers a competitive compensation package including Salary and Comprehensive Benefits Package Including: Medical, Dental, Life, LTD, Profit Sharing Program.

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • Design: 2 years (Preferred)

Benefits offered:

  • Paid time off
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Healthcare spending or reimbursement accounts such as HSAs or FSAs
  • Other types of insurance
  • Retirement benefits or accounts
  • Workplace perks such as food/coffee and flexible work schedules