VSC Fire & Security, Inc.
  • 23-Nov-2022 to 23-Dec-2022 (EST)
  • Charleston
  • Charleston, SC, USA
  • Weekly Pay
  • Hourly
  • 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 Fire Sprinkler Designer in Charleston, South Carolina.

A successful Fire Sprinkler Designer candidate will:

  • Review the customer requirements and collaborate with all team members to gather required information for design purposes
  • Plan and design fire sprinkler system drawings and schematics for commercial, residential, and industrial buildings using Computer-Aided Design (CAD) software
  • Adhere to all applicable fire, life safety, and building codes including manufacturer instructions, National Fire Prevention Association (NFPA) codes and standards, and local building code compliance requirements
  • Conduct field reviews and surveys to verify the accuracy of the completed design
  • Perform hydraulic calculations for piping and other components
  • Interpret architect drawings/specifications, blueprints, and construction documents
  • Plan and coordinates stock listing and material for installation and project execution
  • Meet client and customer needs and support efficient project management via excellent communication and problem-solving skills
  • Align with all safety policies and protocols during on-site visits
  • Perform other assigned duties as requested by immediate supervisor and/or management

The qualifications for Fire Sprinkler Designer position include:

  • 1 to 2 years experience in fire sprinkler design OR experience with Windows-based CAD or AutoCAD
  • Understanding of NFPA and local Authorities Having Jurisdiction requirements preferred
  • High School diploma/GED
  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office, MS Word, and Excel
  • Proficient in Windows-based CAD, AutoCAD design software, or other fire protection design software
  • NICET certification preferred, but not required
  • Ability and desire to receive NICET certification if not already certified
  • Demonstrated mechanical aptitude and spatial orientation aptitude and skills
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills with attention to detail

If you are an experienced Fire Sprinkler Designer, we are interested in speaking with you. Contact us today!

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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We look forward to hearing from you!


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