Designer/Project Manager

September 24, 2019

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Job Description

This individual will design, coordinate, and project manage 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.

The Project Manager/Designer holds overall management responsibility for all aspects of fire protection construction projects from conception through systems functioning as intended. He/she will oversee or conduct scheduling, planning, actual construction, expediting, inspection, quality control, and total delivery of the project according to established criteria. He/she is responsible for tracking, forecasting, and communicating all costs, profits, and financial measures of the project. Through coordination with the site superintendent, this person will organize and manage all the elements involved in construction – labor, temporary and permanent materials, equipment, supplies, utilities, and time.

Job Responsibilities

Review construction contract documents and coordinate with sub-contractors and General Contractor/owner to gather the required information to design the project’s sprinkler system
Through use of analytical thinking and problem solving, determine construction feasibility and systems possibilities
Create detailed drawings through extensive use of AutoCAD, AutoSprink, or HydraCAD type programs
Create stock list for all material required throughout the project
Perform hydraulic calculations
Develop initial schedules for preliminary project work
Maintain design historical records and historical records for all functions for future use
Develop positive and ongoing relationships with customers to ensure company is meeting customers’ expectations
Coordinate with other departments within office to ensure proper handover of job information
Conduct long range project planning and scheduling
Monitor and manage projects to comply with safety, quality, productivity, and profitability requirements
Directly manage field labor force of assigned project to assure maximum productivity
Track employee hours and crew mix rates for each project
Ensure proper staffing is in place on each project
Identify changes in projects that impact cost, schedule, or labor requirements
Make sure change orders/change estimates are completed in timely manner
Monitor project billings for accuracy and maintenance of a positive cash flow
Continually monitor progress of projects; review reports to ensure compliance with schedule and budgetary guidelines
Assist/lead during field check stage of the project
Forecast future manpower requirements
Oversee work of subcontractors
Ensure work complies with codes and permits
Administer construction contracts, approve work quality and payment requests
Report to owner and general contractor about progress and any necessary modifications required
Recommend improvements in project management procedures and overall company business practices

Job Qualifications

Construction Management degree or applicable other degree from a technical school or college
NICET certification required. Either “In Training”, or NICET Level 1, 2, 3, or 4 certified.
Demonstrated ability with AutoCAD, AutoSprink, HydraCAD, or other specialized fire sprinkler layout software
Proven ability and track record of performing work in a timely manner and meeting deadlines
Three years successful construction industry experience with knowledge of Fire Protection industry
Supervisory experience
Three years experience in commercial, industrial, and residential design
Detail-oriented and skilled in free hand and mechanical lettering and drawings
Ability to coordinate and work well with others
Excellent communication skills-written and verbal
Willing to regularly travel overnight
Willing to pass a post-offer drug test, background and reference check

All qualified applicants with Western States Fire Protection Company will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin or status as a qualified individual with a disability or protected veteran.

VEVRAA Federal Contractor

How to Apply

Please apply via the website link or go to www.wsfp.com/careers.php

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