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Mechanical - Fire Protection Designer

Location
Vancouver, BC
Details
Full Time
6 days ago

Mechanical - Fire Protection Designer:  Harvey 2573 

We are currently seeking a self-motivated, hardworking Mechanical Fire Protection Designer to join our Vancouver, BC office.  

This is an excellent opportunity for someone who is looking to gain valuable hands-on work experience in a dynamic, team-based working environment, as well as grow and develop their professional career within the consulting industry. 

What we are looking for:

  • Assist with the preparation of drawings and schematics.
  • Coordinate with other consulting disciplines to ensure drawing integrity and completeness.
  • Work with project team and Project Manager to ensure on-time project completion.
  • Escalate resource issues to the appropriate Project Manager.
  • Review architectural and structural drawings.
  • Perform system hydraulic calculations.
  • Arrange sprinklers on the drawings in accordance with current NFPA standards.
  • Verify drawings in accordance with established procedures.
  • Work with contractors and respond to technical inquiries.
  • Provide technical and administrative support through all phases of the project.
  • Help establish and promote client relationships.
  • Strive to ensure quality and timely delivery of finished products to clients.
  • Overtime as required. 

Qualifications, Experience and Education:

  • Completion of post-secondary education in a related field such as Mechanical Engineering, Fire Protection Engineering or Mechanical Engineering Technology, or Building Systems Technology.
  • Working towards obtaining Applied Science Technologist & Technicians designation or Professional Engineers designation in British Columbia.
  • 3 - 5 years of relevant work experience in the design of building fire protection systems.
  • Background developing construction documents using AutoCAD and/or Revit.
  • Familiar with bid and tendering process.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office tools including Excel, Word, Project, and PowerPoint.
  • Experience working with customers and client base.
  • Experience working in a team-based environment.
  • Experience in site investigations and construction review is considered an asset.
  • Experience in the design of water-based sprinkler protection systems.
  • Previous experience with laying out and hydraulically sizing the fire protection system using commercially available software (ie. Tyco FOT and Elite Sprinkler). 

Required Skills:

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Proven ability to meet deadlines/successful completion of deliverables.
  • Able to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing with all levels of the organization, including executives.
  • Able to communicate ideas and recommendations to non-engineer team members in a clear manner.
  • Knowledge of Canadian Engineering standards.
  • Advanced working knowledge of the provincial building code and NFPA standards.
  • High level of sound and independent judgment and reasoning.
  • Excellent time management skills and project management skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Analytical, thorough, resourceful and detail oriented.
  • Team and customer service focused.
  • Self-motivated, hardworking, flexible. 

 

This is a full-time position.

Salary is open depending on experience.

Benefits package available after 3 months

  • The opportunity to work on significant, innovative, and sustainable projects.
  • Career development opportunities, including mentorship and training.
  • Collaboration with other team members across Canada
  • Comprehensive health and dental benefits
  • RRSP matching.
  • Professional development fees covered. 

 

Category
Engineering