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Cosco Fire Protection, Inc Fire Sprinkler Designer - Vancouver in Vancouver, Washington

Summary Uses CAD equipment to provide support to Engineering department by preparing routine layouts of fire sprinkler systems, detail drawings, assembly drawings, sketches and diagrams. Details to include all views and dimensions necessary for installation. Make copies of drawings and maintains information regarding changes to database. Makes simple decisions but refers most questions / problems to lead designers or chief engineer. Solid understanding of drafting techniques and familiarity with design and fire sprinkler terminology. Mechanical aptitude with ability to complete basic mathematical calculations.Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.Designs fire protection sprinkler systems with as much accuracy and detail as possible to enable the field installation to be completed with as few design errors as possible.Reviews work order and procedural manuals to determine critical dimensions of design and designs fire protection sprinkler systems within allocated hours for each job.Calculates figures to convert design dimensions to resizing dimensions specified for subsequent production, layout and installation processes.Submits design plans to proper department leadership for approval and obtains permits as required. Confers with engineering and design staff to determine design modifications and enters editing information into computer.Keys in specified information to produce graphic representation (hard copy) of design for review and approval by engineering and design staff.Makes final sketch of proposed drawing, checking dimension of parts, materials to be used, relation of one part to another, and relation of various parts to whole structure or project.Make revisions to size, shape and arrangement of parts to create practical design drawings.Sketches rough layout of system and computes angles, weights, surface areas, dimensions, radii, clearances, tolerances, leverages and location of holes.Drafts detailed multi-view drawings of layout and systems.Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Education and/or Experience One year certificate from college or technical school; or 48 to 60 months (five years) related experience and/or training in the design of fire sprinkler systems; or equivalent combination of education and experience.Language Skills Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.Mathematical Skills Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.Reasoning Ability Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.Computer Skills To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of CAD Design software and Micro Soft Office products Word Processing software.Certificates, Licenses, Registrations NICET Level 1 Certification preferred, but not requiredOther Skills and Abilities Ability to read blueprints for fire sprinkler layout.Ability to make technical presentation