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Design Engineer

Company Name: Robert Half Technology
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Location: Valley Stream, New York, United States
Date Posted: 9/13/2013
Posting Expiry Date: 11/12/2013
Pay Rate: Open

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My client, a provider of heating & air conditioning, fire protection and green solution services is currently looking for a Design Engineer for an immediate full-time position.
The Design Engineer is responsible for generating and managing detailed fire protection system layouts and designs, shop drawings, calculations and product submittal documents from Sales/Estimating through Construction complying with NFPA standards, building codes, and safety regulations. The Senior Design Engineer should be proficient in each of the following responsibilities.


ò Design automatic fire sprinkler systems (wet, dry, foam, and fire pumps).

ò Compile and prepare plan submittals and material submittals for review by architects, engineers, clients, and authorities having jurisdiction.

ò Coordinate sprinkler design with existing structure and other subcontractors via 3D/BIM modeling.

ò Communicate with Sales, Estimating and other departments to optimize design efficiency for fabrication and installation of systems.

ò Perform hydraulic calculations for fire sprinkler systems.
ò Detail the design for fabrication and prepare installation drawings.
ò Prepare ôas-builtö drawings for in-house archive and client files.
ò Review project updates for change orders.
ò Prepare stock lists and material requisitions.

ò Perform field surveys for initial drawing layout as well as follow-up for accuracy and coordination.
ò Participate in internal and external coordination and progress meetings.
ò Other job duties as assigned.


ò Strong analytical, mathematical, and computer skills.
ò Thorough understanding of general construction methods, practices, and terminology.
ò Excellent written, verbal, and presentation skills.

ò Strong knowledge of project management principles, with demonstrated ability to manage a large and diverse number of projects.

ò High level of self-discipline, motivation and ability to operate in a team environment.
ò Superior organizational and time management skills
ò Strong knowledge of local and national fire and building codes & government regulations


ò BachelorÆs degree in ME, CE, CM, or FPE and/or ten (10) years of experience in fire protection design with demonstrated competency in project management

ò NICET certification
ò Knowledge of and fluency within AutoCAD, HydraCAD, and/or AutoSPRINK design platforms.
ò Proficiency in 3D Modeling

Please send your resumes in confidence directly to:

Gregg Alper
(516) 357-2506, X65112