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Fire Fighting Engineer

Company: Southland Industries
Location: Catonsville
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

POSITION SUMMARY

As a Fire Protection Designer II you will assist in the design, coordination, and fabrication of Fire Suppression systems.

What you'll do:

  • You'll assists senior designers and engineers in fire suppression and detection system design tasks
  • You'll assist in creation of calculations, drawings and specifications related to fire suppression and detection systems
  • You'll help in coordinating all aspects of the project design with project management, architects and other trades through the completion phase of a project
  • Perform and review CAD and REVIT drafting work, calculations, fabrication reports, cut-sheets and field prints
  • You're learn and apply applicable codes, specifications and criteria required to support the design of multiple projects Examines field conditions, conceptual and construction documents to develop a constructible system
  • You'll use your experience as a Fire Protection Designer to do hydraulic calculations, drawings and specifications related to fire suppression systems for small projects
  • You'll oversee the entire lifecycle of small projects as it pertains to fire protection including layout, permit procurement, field surveys, coordination, creation of fabrication lists, answering and assist with field generated questions, RFI creation, and as-builts.
    What you'll need to be successful:

    • You have experience self QC drawings prior to submitting to peer review
    • You can competently perform hydraulic calculations and lists on projects
    • You're able to estimate design hours for projects
    • You can provide basic information to develop change orders/RFIs
    • You are accountable and responsible for meeting deliverable deadlines
    • You can competently and accurately decipher contract drawings, calculations, and specifications
    • You have success in competently and effectively coordinating projects
      What you bring to the table:

      • High School Diploma or G.E.D. required
      • Knowledge of software programs related to Fire Protection - AutoSprink, Revit or other relevant programs
      • If you have experience as a Fire Protection journeyman or apprentice, this is a great path into design work
      • NICET II minimum preferred, with 3-5 years of experience in fire protection design work
        YOU Matter



        PEOPLE FIRST: BUILDING TALENT BY DESIGN



        At Southland we aspire to build a workforce that's as diverse as the people who occupy the buildings we design, build and maintain. Building talent by design is our intentional approach to creating a truly safe, collaborative, and inclusive work environment that fosters growth, empowers professional achievement, and where people are treated with respect at all levels.



        If you're someone with a true passion for our industry, a life-long learner, with high accountability and a drive for results we're looking for you! At Southland, we hire problem solvers that are focused on providing customer value through continuous improvement and will take ownership to create the best experiences that will have an impact wider than their own job. We thrive on creating a strong company and culture where you'll feel engaged, challenged, and valued.



        If you're ready for the next big step in your career and want a career full of fun and excitement and to be a part of a fast-paced growing company, then JOIN our team and become a part of an organization that values PEOPLE , SAFETY, INNOVATION, COLLABORATION, INTEGRITY, ACCOUNTABILITY & SUSTAINABILITY.

        Benefits:

        As an employee-owned company, we offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes excellent benefits for you and your family:

        • 401(k) Plan with 50% Company Match (no cap) and immediate 100% vesting
        • Annual incentive program based upon performance, profitability, and achievement
        • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance - 100% Paid for Employee
        • Term Life, AD&D Insurance, and Voluntary Life Insurance
        • Disability Income Protection Insurance
          • Pre-tax Flexible Spending Plans (Health and Dependent Care)
          • Holidays/Vacation/Personal Time/Life Events Leave
          • Numerous training opportunities and company paid membership for professional associations and licenses


            For more information on Southland Industries, please visit our website: Southland Careers or on Facebook or LinkedIN or Twitter



            To hear what our employees are saying about working at Southland Industries, check out our Career Video - Working at Southland



            Southland Industries and all its subsidiaries are an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind. We are committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing our employees with a safe work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Southland Industries are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, gender, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, medical condition, marital status, sexual orientation, family care or medical leave status, veteran status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Southland Industries will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics.



            **All employment offers are contingent upon successful, drug tests, background checks and professional reference checks. **



            **We are not able to offer sponsorship of employment at this time**



            If you don't feel this position is a match for you, we encourage you to share it with others. Feel free to share throughout your social networks and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Instagram to keep up to date on what we're doing as a company.

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Keywords: Southland Industries, Catonsville , Fire Fighting Engineer, Engineering , Catonsville, Maryland

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