VSC Fire & Security, Inc.
  • 23-Nov-2022 to 23-Dec-2022 (EST)
  • Charlotte
  • Charlotte, NC, 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 our Charlotte District.

We are looking for a professional Fire Sprinkler Designer 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
  • Relocation incentive (when appropriate)
  • 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 Fire Sprinkler Designer candidate will:

  • Review the customer requirements and collaborate with all team members to gather required information to design the fire sprinkler system
  • Plan and design fire sprinkler system drawings and schematics for commercial, residential and industrial buildings using Computer Aided Design (CAD) software based in the AutoCAD system
  • 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 accuracy of completed design
  • Perform hydraulic calculations for piping and other components
  • Interpret architect drawings/specifications, blueprints and construction documents
  • Plans 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 the Fire Sprinkler Designer position include:

  • 3 to 5 years of experience in fire sprinkler design
  • Understanding of NFPA and local Authorities Having Jurisdiction requirements
  • High School diploma/GED required
  • 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 as training and professional development are provided
  • 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.

Equal Opportunity Employer

We look forward to hearing from you!

www.vscfs.com



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