Since 1946, Davis-Ulmer Sprinkler Co. has been providing full service fire sprinkler, suppression, alarm, and security systems to its customers, while maintaining our reputation as being one of the best companies in the business in the Northeast region.  Davis-Ulmer contributes its success to their loyal employees and customers.  The company's overall work force has grown and as we move forward, we foresee continued expansion throughout the Northeast.

What we offer

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Flex Spending
  • Health Savings
  • 401(k)
  • ESOP
  • Paid Time Off
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Life and Disability Insurance Options

 

DESIGN TRAINEE

 

SUMMARY:

The Design Trainee is responsible for learning all aspects of the Design function, while working closely with Designers and Project Managers.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Gains an understanding of the technical design requirements for fire protection systems

Gains an understanding and knowledge of NFPA standards, building codes and insurance requirements

Reads, interprets building construction documents such as drawings, specifications and other contract documents

Assists in the survey of existing buildings for accurate, economical installation of fire protection systems

Works closely with Design Managers, Sr. Designers, Project Managers, field staff and other employees throughout the company

Attends related training classes, courses and seminars as requested by supervisor

Prepares fire protection shop drawings, specifications, equipment submittals and computer hydraulic calculations as needed for compliance with applicable fire protection codes

Prepares equipment stock lists and fabrication lists for fabrication of fire protection piping and hangers

Assists in the survey of existing buildings for accurate, economical installation of fire protection systems

Works closely with Design Managers, Sr. Designers, Project Managers, field staff and other employees throughout the company

Attends related training classes, courses and seminars as requested by supervisor

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • None

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Good oral, written and telephone communication skills
  • Good customer service skills
  • Moderate to advanced computer skills
  • Time management, organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to read, analyze building construction documents
  • Good mathematical skills

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

  • High school diploma / GED required
  • Associate’s degree preferred with an Engineering degree a plus
  • CAD experience required
  • 0-2 years of experience in the fire protection field

 

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:

  • Valid State Driver License
  • Lessons toward NICET Certifications a plus

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS and WORK ENVIRONMENT: 

  • Office environment – moderate noise
  • Construction job sites – moderate to heavy noise, uneven ground, may be subject to heights
  • Ability to maneuver in restricted, poorly lit spaces
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds at times
  • May be required to climb ladders up to 6 feet

 

LIMITATIONS and DISCLAIMER:

All job requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.  Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health and safety of themselves or other employees.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying the position.  Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisor in compliance with Federal and State Laws.

Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities.  To perform this job successfully, the employee must possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently.  Continued employment remains on an “at-will” basis.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans.