Work with a great team dedicated to helping your development as a fire protection layout technician.
Prior experience in the fire protection or construction industry is a plus, however, not required. Pay dependent upon level of experience, education & industry certifications.
Medical, Dental, Life Insurance, Long-Term Disability, 401K, & Employee Stock Ownership Plan.
A Design Technician will ultimately be responsible for the design, coordination and project management of commercial, industrial and residential projects as assigned.
About Security Fire:
As a life safety contractor, we at Security Fire Protection have a reputation for protecting people’s lives and property. Over the past 50 years we have built our reputation by taking on challenging projects (Link for most recent) and diligently inspecting & maintaining existing systems. Our reputation has been accomplished in thanks to our 100+ employees between our offices in Memphis (Headquarters), Nashville, and Knoxville (Morristown Automatic Sprinkler). To learn more about Security Fire Protection please click here.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Read and interpret building construction documents such as drawings, specifications and other contract documents
- Prepare fire protection shop drawings, specifications, equipment submittals and computer hydraulic calculations as needed for compliance with applicable fire protection codes
- Prepare equipment stock lists and fabrication lists for fabrication of fire protection piping and hangers and purchases material as necessary
- Survey of existing buildings for accurate, economical installation of fire protection systems
- Work closely with other Designers, Project Managers, field staff and other employees throughout the company
- Generate Request for Information Forms (RFI’s), test certificates and Operation and Maintenance Manuals (O&M’s)
- Attend Project Manager meetings as necessary
- Attend related training classes, courses and seminars as requested by supervision
- 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; Engineering degree a plus
- CAD experience preferred
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
- Valid State Driver License
- NICET Certifications preferred (or willingness to obtain)
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
- Depth perception (three-dimensional vision, ability to judge distances and spatial relationships)