This individual will design and coordinate the fire sprinkler systems for commercial, industrial, and residential buildings. He or she will design and create the finished representation for the sprinkler systems using drawing and drafting skills and tools. The drawings produced will be used as a guide by every other link in the chain of construction, both on-site and in the office. This person will have responsibility for the initial planning of a project including scheduling of time, creating material stock listing, analyzing changes, and solving problems. Job requirements include, but are not limited to the following: Review construction contract documents and coordinate with other sub-contractors and General Contractor/Owner to gather the required information to design the project’s sprinkler system. Must be able to use analytical thinking and problem solving to determine construction feasibility and system possibilities while ensuring work complies with codes and permits. Create detailed drawings through extensive use of AutoCAD, SprinkCad, AutoSprink, or HydraCAD type programs. Perform hydraulic calculations. Develop initial schedules for preliminary project work while having positive and ongoing relationships with customers to ensure company is meeting customers’ expectations. Must coordinate with other departments within office to ensure proper handover of job information while identifying changes in projects that impact cost, schedule, or labor requirements. Frequently, report to owner and general contractor about progress and any necessary modifications required. Additional common duties include: Create stock list for all material required throughout the project. Maintain design historical records and historical records for all functions for future use. Assist/lead during field check stage of the project. Designers must have a high School Diploma/GED with extensive AutoCAD and AutoSprink abilities and be detail oriented, great communication skills (verbal and written) with good time management. Physical duties include, but are not limited to: sitting for extended periods, standing and minimal travel.