Fire Alarm Systems Engineer

Job ID #22-40

Oliver Fire Protection & Security strives to foster teamwork and mutual respect where challenge, friendship, personal support and pride makes our company a unique force in the fire protection & security industries.

General overview:

Successful candidates for the role will have the ability to use AutoCAD for system layouts and must demonstrate exceptional spatial coordination for detailed production drawings. As a Fire Alarm Designer you are responsible to produce quality life safety designs that meet or exceed customer and industry standards.

Primary Objectives of Position:

  • Design of the Fire Alarm/Security Alarm systems in CAD for shop and record drawings.
  • Communicate with the customer and project managers for status updates of assigned jobs.
  • Perform battery and voltage drop calculations on fire alarm systems.
  • Produce submittals for permits and certifications. Filing, receipt, and coordinating field posting of permits for construction.
  • Procurement of permits for jobs, when necessary.
  • Support contract sales efforts by reviewing plans, specifications, and bids for technical accuracy and best practices.
  • Participate in all job kick-off meetings, when requested.
  • Maintain knowledge of latest materials and techniques of design and installation.
  • Participate in industry organizations pertinent to the design or code requirements of alarm systems.
  • Timely creation and submittal of O&M packages for completed projects.
  • Participate in weekly engineering/design meetings.
  • Timely creation and submission of RFI’s for projects assigned.
  • Work with Permit Coordinator to submit drawings, documentation and competed applications for permitting to the proper municipalities and/or authorities. with the appropriate transmittal forms.

Education and Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required, Bachelors’ degree preferred.
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD (preferred but not required)
  • Ability to read blue prints and schematic drawings a plus.
  • Microsoft Office experience required
  • Excellent communication skills required
  • Ability to multitask successfully
  • Must have a valid driver’s license & pass pre-employment drug screening & background checks

Our Benefits:

  • Oliver Fire Protection offers a competitive compensation Salary package
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package including;
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Life
  • LTD
  • Profit sharing program (supplied 100% by the company)

*Must have a valid driver’s license & pass pre-employment drug screening & background checks

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $50,000.00 – $70,000.00 per year

*Pay scale based on experience, education & certifications.

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