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Assistant Fire Protection Technician

Bloomington, MN 55437

Posted: 05/18/2023 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Engineering Job Number: 566666 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description

We are seeking a Fire Protection Designer to join our growing team in the Minneapolis office. Fire Protection Engineering is broad, exciting, and fast-growing engineering discipline offering excellent opportunity for growth.

You will join a team of Fire Protection Engineers and Designers who work on a wide range of exciting and challenging projects including manufacturing and food processing facilities, data centers, aircraft hangars, central utility plants, industrial facilities, and more. You will be working in a team environment with a premium placed on client and peer-to-peer interaction. You can expect to be a part of an energy-filled workplace at a successful and growing company.

As a Fire Protection Designer, you will provide drafting and design support for the creation of construction documents on a variety of fire protection, fire alarm, and life safety systems. Career advancement opportunity is limited only by your ability and ambition.

Production of construction drawings using Revit and AutoCAD for a wide variety of fire protection, fire alarm, and life safety systems. Duties include:
  • Producing 2D and 3D drawings and models
  • Producing floor plans, one-line diagrams, riser diagrams, and details
  • Coordinating with other disciplines
  • Assisting engineers in design development
  • Layout of fire alarm systems
  • Layout of sprinkler systems
  • Performing hydraulic calculations
  • Reviewing design drawings for quality
  • Other duties as assigned

  • Candidate MUST be a US Citizen.
  • The team is willing to consider a senior candidate IF they are a rockstar in Revit AND have previous experience with fire alarm or fire suppression design.
  • Bachelor's degree in drafting technology or related field with a minimum two years of experience with Revit or Associate‚Äôs degree in drafting technology with a minimum of three years of experience with Revit. (Bachelor's degree in any Engineering field is NOT allowed for this role EXCEPT for Engineering Technology).
  • Proficient with Revit and AutoCAD
  • Self-motivated
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to prioritize work assignments in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to quickly learn new design and calculation software
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively with individuals at all levels in in a multi-discipline team environment
  • Experience with fire protection or fire alarm is desirable
  • BIM coordination experience is desirable
  • Experience with Hydratec, SprinkCAD, or other sprinkler design programs is desirable
  • NICET certification in Fire Alarm Systems, Water-Based Fire Protection Systems Layout, and Special Hazard Systems is desirable
  • Experience with Microstation is desirable
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