Summit Companies provides fire protection services through installation, maintenance and repair of fire sprinklers, fire alarm and security systems, fire extinguisher, and pre-engineered systems. Summit Fire & Security, a subsidiary of Summit Companies, seeks a Fire Alarm Designer for our Florida and Georgia locations.
Position Summary The purpose of the Fire Alarm Designer position is to design assigned projects to meet the overall goals of the project. This position works in direct supervision of Fire Life Safety Manager or Department Manager. There are no direct reports to this position.
High School Diploma or equivalent
2 years of experience using AutoCAD
2 years of experience in the Construction industry
Adept at compiling, reading and understanding blueprints
Duties and Responsibilities
Yield efficient fire alarm design comparing the differences of labor, equipment, and installation materials.
Adept with battery and voltage drop calculations.
Review design with sales, project management, and superintendent prior to and throughout job processes.
Effectively communicate specifications and contract specific requirements in an efficient, accurate manner.
Maintain knowledge with national, state, and local codes and practices.
Obtain required permits with local Authorities Having Jurisdiction (AHJ).
Maintain current knowledge on latest material developments.
Accurately perform cost analysis for different system designs and material choices.
Design by using a method to overview the entire scope of a project and working into the detailed requirements.
Complete project package submittals including voltage calculation drops, materials and equipment required for installation.
Collaborate with AHJs, Project Manager to clarify design requirements, materials and/or specifications.
Coordinate design with the architect and other trades including Sprinkler and HVAC.
Creatively plan design specifications within current constraints to enhance efficiency and effectiveness.
Correctly list necessary devices and materials for accurate interpretation of each design for installation purposes.
Provide technical interpretation of the design by phone, email, in person and/or onsite to follow up on design quality and site obstacles.
Compensation and Benefits
We offer competitive pay and benefits including medical, dental and vision insurances as well as flexible spending plan options, 401k with match after qualifications are met, employer paid Life, AD&D and Long Term Disability insurances, as well as optional supplemental insurance options. We are fully committed to equal opportunities for employment to all individuals regardless of race, national origin, gender, religion, sexual orientation, disability, familial status, and any other classification protected under the law. We are an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer.
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