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Winterizing your fire sprinkler system is critical to keeping it operating effectively. Don’t wait until it’s too late to schedule your winterization service! Failure to winterize can result in costly freeze-ups, spontaneous activation, water damage, or cracked fittings.

Empire Fire Protection is a fire protection company founded in 2009 by owners – Dana Player and Kent Thornton. With over 350 years of experience, Empire’s team can provide inspections, service, and tenant build outs of fire sprinklers, fire hydrants, backflows, fire alarms, fire extinguishers, kitchen hoods and exit signs. At Empire Fire Protection, we are dedicated to maintaining the highest standards of life safety. All inspectors are NICET certified. We provide our customers with superior service.

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Fire Sprinkler Designer Wanted

JOB TITLE: FIRE SPRINKLER DESIGNER

JOB LOCATION: LOGANVILLE, GA
POST DATE: SEPTEMBER 1, 2015
JOB TYPE: FULL TIME
COMPENSATION: COMPETITIVE SALARY and BENEFITS
TO APPLY: RESUME to AFRANKLIN@EMPIREFIREPROTECTION.NET

Empire Fire Protection (www.empirefireprotection.net) is a professional full-service fire protection contractor that strives to consistently exceed the expectations of everyone we interact with, from project partners and building owners to other trades, suppliers, and our own employees. We have been providing commercial fire protection, inspection and maintenance services for over 6 years in the Atlanta Area. As a full-scope contractor, we are turnkey and can manage projects professionally from design to installation, maintenance and service.

We are looking for individuals that would like to join our company and make a lifetime career choice. Empire Fire Protection offers competitive pay, health benefits, 401(k) plan, paid vacation and personal/PTO time, and holidays.

Job Summary: We are currently seeking a qualified Fire Sprinkler Designer. Duties include ability to estimate and design new construction and tenant finish. This position is responsible for design work to include design layout, field checking, fabrication listing, material equipment submittals, hydraulic calculations, applicable installation requirements, and close out procedures. The Designer is knowledgeable of the design software and industry codes and follows industry design practices to produce a cost efficient system that is cost effective to install and meets the customer’s needs and code requirements. The Designer follows processes and procedures efficiently and effectively to Empire Fire Protection’s expectations to ensure accuracy, quality, and customer and field satisfaction.

Job Responsibilities include the following:

  • Generating and submitting plans for State or Municipality review
  • Generating As-built drawings and O&M manuals
  • Providing technical assistance to customers and field personnel
  • Coordinating and problem resolution with architecture, structural, and other trades
  • Creating equipment manuals
  • Resolving all change requests and problems related to design
  • Working directly with customers and project engineers to produce finished drawings
  • Assisting with project estimates
  • Calculating equipment sizes
  • Listing for Fabrication
  • Extensive knowledge of various types of Sprinkler Systems
  • Knowledge of all NFPA codes and standards
  • Communicate in a professional manner and provide excellent customer service
  • Ability to complete site surveys and identify code issues and solutions
  • Must take pride in your work, have a strong attention to detail and organizational skills.

Job Requirements and Qualifications – The ideal candidate has the following:


Education, training, experience:

  • Associate’s degree in architectural engineering, engineering technology or related field
  • 3-5 years of fire protection design experience
  • Prior Field Experience will be an asset
  • Must be Nicet Level II or III Water-Based (formerly Automatic Sprinkler) Systems Layout
  • Understanding of building codes and NFPA standards
  • Ability to work independently
  • Valid Driver’s License Required
  • Must Pass Drug Screen – We Are A GA Certified Drug Free Company

IS IT TIME FOR YOUR ANNUAL FIRE EXTINGUISHER INSPECTION??

Check your tag!  Fire extinguishers must be inspected once a year.  Is time for your inspection?  Empire Fire Protection can provide this service for you at reasonable rates with our friendly staff!  Call today for a free estimate.