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Job: Fire Sprinkler Designer, FIRE & LIFE SAFETY AMERICA, INC., Portsmouth, VA

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General Information


Job title:
Fire Sprinkler Designer
Job location:
Portsmouth, VA  23704 United States
Requisition code:
Date posted:
10/06/2020
Job type:
Full-Time
Compensation:
Job Category:
Designer

Job Description



  1. Strong working knowledge of fire sprinkler codes. NICET II or NICET III preferred.  Equivalent experience will be considered assuming individual pursues NICET education.   

  2. Design automatic sprinkler systems including fire pumps, tanks, wet, dry, pre-action, and deluge systems.

  3. Perform hydraulic calculations for each design.

  4. Prepare submittal packages to send to (AHJ) Authority Having Jurisdiction and subsequent correspondence to achieve design approval.

  5. With assistance from the Design Manager, a Senior Sprinkler Designer, or others, prepare fabrication lists for pipe fabrication vendor and requisition materials for job.

  6. With assistance from the Design Manager, a Senior Sprinkler Designer, or others, perform field surveys to ensure design is appropriate for structure.

  7. Assist field personnel with design related installation issues.

  8. Prepare and submit final job close-out documents after final acceptance testing.


About Fire & Life Safety America


Fire & Life Safety America is one of the fastest growing companies in the southeast and is proud of a well-deserved reputation for quality work and talented professionals.  Our goal is to save lives and protect property by providing the best fire protection products and services in America.   


FLSA is a full service provider that designs, installs, inspects, tests, and repairs all components of integrated fire protection systems.  As an essential part of community safety, we provide 24-hour service assistance to residents, businesses, and health care facilities.


Founded in 1997, FLSA is the premier fire protection provider with offices in VA, MD, DC, NC, SC, AL, TN, FL, GA, and TX.  FLSA encourages initiative, independence, diversity and personal career growth with sensitivity towards work-life balance.    


Our company is consistently recognized for service excellence while enriching the fire protection industry.  FLSA supports trade skills and workforce development by hosting Recognized Apprenticeships and on-the-job (OJT) training programs for new career-seekers.   Many of our leaders chair NFPA code compliance committees, regional safety boards, and support technical education in local schools.  We challenge our employees to continue training and education by encouraging NICET certifications.  We continually strive to be the Employer of Choice for highly motivated Team Members who want to succeed in a fast-paced environment. We encourage initiative, independence, diversity, and personal career growth.  


Benefits


Fire & Life Safety America offers extensive training opportunities, career advancement, competitive pay, bonus opportunities, and an excellent benefit package. Our benefits package includes:



  • Medical Insurance

  • Dental Insurance

  • 401(k) Plan

  • Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Long Term Disability

  • Short Term Disability

  • Life Insurance for Team Members and dependents

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Paid Vacation and Holidays

  • Employee Referral Program


FLSA Core Values


PIPES



  • We are PASSIONATE about life safety.

  • We have INTEGRITY (Do the right thing).

  • We work in PARTNERSHIP with our customers and community.

  • We constantly strive for OPERATIONAL EXCELLENCE (do things right).

  • Our Employee's, Customer's, and community's SAFETY is our #1 priority.


FLSA participates in E-Verify & promotes a drug-free workplace. FLSA is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.  

(Job number: 3943364)
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