Senior Design Engineer - Fire Systems

Job Description

Position Overview:

Reporting to the Operations Manager, this office-based position is responsible for the design of fire systems using company tools and operating protocols to support fire alarm systems design in new and existing facilities.

Responsibilities:

  • Works with the sales team to understand project specifications and needs of the customer and may participate in job site walk- throughs.
  • Designs systems for facilities which, depending on the system type, valve and damper schedules, fire alarm detection and notification layout, various security system devices, readers, etc., and control panel layouts.
  • Interprets/designs sequences of operations to identify hardware and logic requirements for systems.
  • Assists with analyzing plans, construction contract specifications and codes to determine project requirements and risks.
  • Ensures proper types and sizes of basic products.
  • Follows up with sales and management to ensure job scope, specifications and schematics meet customer needs.
  • Provides start-up and checkout documentation to the Project Manager for use in basic commissioning and validation.
  • Participates in sales to operations turnover meetings to evaluate accuracy of sales estimates and job layouts.
  • Assists with peer review of engineering documents.
  • Mentors, trains and directs design activities of Engineering Assistants, or assumes the duties of Engineering Assistants.

 

 Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience:

  • Minimum of Associates Degree in business related technology, e.g., mechanical or electrical design or engineering, or related field / equivalent experience. 
  • 5+ years experience designing fire alarm systems
  • NICET Level III fire systems 
  • Knowledge of engineering fundamentals, HVAC, mechanical systems, fire or security system, and business operations preferred.
  • Able to read/interpret electrical circuit diagrams.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office, AutoCAD.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Ability to adapt to shifting demands and competing priorities from customers and internal partners to consistently manage time effectively and meet established deadlines.
  • Knowledge of Revit a plus
  • Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the Unites States and will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States.

Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Knowledge of Revit
  • Smoke Control Design Experience
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Job ID: 193694

Organization: Smart Infrastructure

Company: Siemens Industry, Inc.

Experience Level: Mid-level Professional

Job Type: Full-time



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