Electrical/Electronics and Mechanical Engineering:
Fire Protection Inspection and Testing of Water-Based Systems
Fire Sprinkler Designer
Brigade Fire Protection is a well-established, local, and family-owned industry leader in the design, fabrication, installation and service of fire suppression systems for nearly every type of commercial and residential buildings. We have been proudly serving the region since 1984 and are widely known for out quality results, high employee retention and robust safety program.
Business is booming and we're adding an experienced Designer to the team who will focus on designing complex fire suppression systems for clients throughout West Michigan. Brigade Fire Protection's experience design staff are uniquely qualified to devise a fire protection plan which satisfied specific requirements of the insurance underwriter while also meeting national and local fire protection standards. The ideal candidate will have experience in designing complex sprinkler systems and an eagerness to work for an organization with extremely high standards who constantly challenges their employees to provide the best possible service to their clients.
Do You Enjoy?
Collaborating with clients, project managers, estimators, and installation and service teams to design the best possible suppression systems for clients in a variety of industries?
Collecting, organizing and analyzing critical information from architects, engineers and other contractors to full understand project scope and how to accomplish complex objectives?
Making challenging design decisions that balance project goals with company capabilities. Providing consulting and analysis to support sales and estimating efforts?
Working extensively in HydraCAD to conduct hydraulic calculations and design complex NFPA-compliant sprinkler systems?
Preparing professional, accurate and complete submittals for approval by contractors, owners, fire marshals and building commissioners and insurance companies?
Preparing fabrication drawings, piping and material lists for field crews?
Visiting project worksites to better understand client needs and issues facing installation and service teams?
Connecting and collaborating with others to make a difference for our clients?
Does this sound like a great place to work?
Competitive compensation and benefit package. We are proud to offer a gain-sharing program.
Ability to learn from and grow alongside an experienced and highly skilled team. Many of our team members have been here for 20 years!
Steady work. No getting laid off and worrying about your pay check during non-peak times.
Ability to work on some of the highest visibility and most impact projects throughout the region. Have pride im knowing your efforts are shaping the West Michigan skyline.
Challenge- each day is an exciting opportunity to make a difference in our growing company. No boring days!
Close-knit, family first company with a great culture an people first focus.
Visit us at www.brigadefire.com to learn more about how we're creating safe places to live, work and visit in our community.
Do you Have?
Two or more years of experience designing sprinkler systems?
HydraCAD experience? BIM 3D is helpful as well.
Drive and passion for producing quality results?
Excellent understanding of NFPA standards and building codes?
A strong attention to detail with excellent organization abilities?
A solid mechanical aptitude and technical skills?
A basic understanding of fire sprinkler system installation practices?
We are a collection of the most experienced human resource individuals in West Michigan, connecting our expertise with your greatest needs. We work with you to attract and hire the best people, and then develop them into key contributors for your organization.