Entry Level Fire Sprinkler Designer - Aero Automatic Sprinkler Company

Location: Phoenix, Arizona Posted Date: January 14, 2018
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Employer Job Id: 452379200 Careermine Job Id: 1408918
Requisition ID: 71683

How We're Different
• Consistently ranked within the top five of the "Top 400 Contractors" according to Engineering News-Record
• Consistently recognized as one of the best places to work in North America and in 2015, named one of Fortune's Most Admired Companies
• Top-tier health, dental and vision insurance available from day one of employment
• 401K savings plan that includes company dollar-for-dollar match on contributions up to 6 percent
• Our employees are entitled to accrue at least 20 days paid time off each year
• We spend an average of $8,500 per employee each year on training and career development, and reimburse up to $5,250 per year in outside tuition costs

Job Summary:
The Designer Trainee is responsible for generating and managing detailed fire protection system layouts and designs, shop drawings, calculations and product submittal documents from Sales/Estimating through Construction complying with NFPA standards, building codes, and safety regulations. The Designer Trainee will be trained to become proficient in each of the following responsibilities.

Responsibilities:
• Design automatic fire sprinkler systems (wet, dry, foam, and fire pumps).
• Compile and prepare plan submittals (shop drawings) and material submittals for review by architects, engineers, clients, and authorities having jurisdiction.
• Coordinate sprinkler design with existing structure and other MEP subcontractors.
• Communicate with Sales, Estimating and other departments to optimize design efficiency for fabrication and installation of systems.
• Perform hydraulic calculations for fire sprinkler systems.
• Detail the design for fabrication and prepare installation drawings.
• Prepare "as-built" drawings for in-house archive and client files.
• Review project updates for change orders.
• Prepare stock lists and material requisitions.
• Perform field surveys for initial drawing layout as well as follow-up for accuracy and coordination.
• Attend internal and external coordination and progress meetings.
• Other job duties as assigned.

Qualifications:
• Strong computer skills.
• Strong analytical and mathematical aptitude.
• Fundamental understanding of general construction methods, practices, and terminology.
• Effective oral and written communication skills.
• Knowledge of project management principles.
• High level of self-discipline, motivation, and ability to operate in a team environment.
• Excellent organizational skills

Education/Experience:
• Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Construction Engineering, Engineering Management or Construction Management; or an equivalent combination of education and related work experience.

Preferred:
• Knowledge of principles and familiarity with computer-aided drafting.
• Familiarity with use of building codes.

Kiewit is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Nearest Major Market: Phoenix
Job Segment: Hydraulics, Engineer, Drafting, Outside Sales, Engineering, Entry Level, Sales

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