VSC Fire & Security, Inc.
  • 07-Jan-2022 to 08-Mar-2022 (EST)
  • Raleigh
  • Garner, NC, USA
  • Full Time

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Our fast-growing fire sprinkler protection and life safety system company has a full-time career opportunity for a Design Manager at the Raleigh District. With annual sales of more than $200 million, we are growing rapidly and are recruiting top fire protection and life safety talent to join our team.

Honesty, hard work, safety and quality workmanship provide the foundation for our five decades of success. Investment in and support of our more than 1000 employees, with more than 50 professionals who hold NICET 1 Certificates or above, are essential to our growth and success. The American Fire Sprinkler Association independently evaluated VSC Fire & Security, Inc. in key areas including quality of life and industry and community relations and as a result recognized as a Quality Contractor.

We are looking for a professional Design Manager with a proven track record, strong technical expertise, and excellent communications skills. We recruit and retain top fire protection and life safety professionals by offering:

  • A challenging work environment with endless opportunities
  • Competitive compensation commensurate with experience
  • Top-tier benefit package: medical, dental, vision insurance; Flexible Spending Account(s); life insurance and voluntary life insurance; short term and long term disability insurance; employee assistance program; 401(k) retirement plan with generous company match; and, paid holiday and vacation days
  • Ongoing NICET, NFPA, AFSA and AFAA professional development opportunities via our dedicated, on-site Corporate Training Facility with working models of fire protection and life safety equipment
  • Cutting-edge technological expertise in fire protection and life safety solutions
  • A strong safety record including a dedicated Corporate Safety Manager and formal safety policies training programs

A successful Design Manager candidate will:

  • Be responsible for the project management of all design work and supervision of the Design Department
  • Oversee all aspects of the design layout, field checking, material equipment submittals, hydraulic calculations, applicable installation requirements, and close out procedures performed by the Layout Technicians
  • Ensure compliance with NFPA standards
  • Ensure delivery of quality service to the customer while maintaining scope of the company's obligations as defined by the contract and/or approved change order
  • Ensure all department personnel follow all site-specific and company safety standards while on job-sites.

The qualifications for the Design Manager include:

  • 7 to 10 years of experience in fire protection
  • Prior management experience
  • NICET Level II certification
  • Understanding of NFPA and local Authorities Having Jurisdiction requirements
  • Ability to interpret architect drawings/specifications
  • Proficient in Windows-based CAD, AutoCAD design software or other fire protection design software
  • Demonstrated mechanical aptitude and spatial orientation aptitude and skills
  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office, MS Word and Excel
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills with attention to detail
  • Strong negotiation and problem resolution skills

To watch a brief video related to the many career opportunities with VSC Fire & Security and to hear from some of our current employees, please click here.

VSC Fire & Security, Inc. is a drug free workplace.

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