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Fire Alarm Designer

  • Location:
    Secaucus, New Jersey
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    Direct Hire

A Fire Alarm Designer job in Secaucus, NJ is available through Modis Engineering. You will design fire alarm systems. You will act as a design lead on large complex multi-faceted projects and direct other members of the design team supporting these projects. This is a direct hire opportunity. The salary is between $75,000 and $90,000 per year, with up to eight percent possible bonus incentive.

Fire Alarm Designer job responsibilities include:
• Organizes and plans own workload, helps to direct workload of other design team members, and additionally works with other design teams when required. Providing stamped approval of drawings, if license or certification allows. Facilitates reviews of initial designs of high complexity to provide value engineered/code compliant solutions where required.
• Coordinates with other design team members to prepare fully detailed technical submissions with complete detailed schematics and drawings to meet design criteria. Oversees CAD Support Technicians in the preparation of project submissions for high complexity systems including: system operation, drawings, and calculations. Mentors and provides guidance to CAD Support Technicians in the completion of project deliverables. Performs the duties of a CAD person on assigned projects, as required, if a CAD person is not available to fulfill those duties. Directs, supports, and reviews work product provided by CAD Support Technicians.
• Completes detailed calculations to verify system design meets code and standard requirements. Maximizes project load by overseeing multiple CAD Support Technicians working on projects simultaneously.
• Participates in pre/post project design meetings and attends customer/site coordination meetings, as applicable.
• Develops bill of materials to facilitate construction. Examines completed submission in conjunction with CAD Support Technicians for equipment application, equipment compatibility, and compliance with specifications and scope.
• Contributes project support for project managers once orders have been received to assist in maintaining and/or improving Project margins. Reviews equipment application, researches outside purchases, and ensures equipment compatibility.
• Provides answers to questions from customers, contractors, and authorities, having jurisdiction, as they arise. Collaborates with the Project Manager during system commissioning to verify system performance against the design. Supports field technical staff and other design team members with technical support and design inquiries.
• Provides pre-sales estimate support to the sales and project management teams. Monitors actual hours to ensure all time is properly coded to projects and are within originally estimated hours sold on the projects.

• Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical, Mechanical, or Drafting (AutoCAD) preferred, Or equivalent field experience.
• Minimum of 10 years’ experience in design of Fire and Security systems.
• Nicet Level III or above required.
• Demonstrated ability in drafting/CAD, computer skills estimating/pricing, and project management.
• Experience in Fire Alarm, Security, Nurse Call, CCTV and/or Construction Industry.
• Proficient in reading and understanding architectural and electrical diagrams
• Knowledge of multiple electronic building systems.
• Advanced understanding of mechanical systems and their interface to fire alarm systems.
• Fundamental understanding of Microsoft Office Suite including, Excel, Access, Word, Outlook, Adobe
• Effective written and oral communications.

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