Fire Alarm CAD Designer

  • Client is a fire & alarm systems contractor in Glendora
  • Position is Temp-to-Hire
  • Shift is Monday – Friday from 7:00am – 4:00pm
  • Salary is $20 – $23/hour (DOE)

Job Description:
Duties for this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for handling multiple projects from start to finish, during different construction phases of the projects, within the allocated hours assigned to the projects
  • Review scope of work, product specification and application, and fire life safety code compliance for adherence to project specifications, AHJ requirements, and information required by engineers/architects
  • Determine and prepare complete system layout; floor plans, BOM, sequence of operations, riser diagrams, panel layouts, and calculations
  • Responsible for correcting redlines of final-on-plans based on field changes for as-built drawings
  • Communicate with external customers and internal team for design status, dates of completions, corrections, revisions, changes in scope, approvals, etc.
  • Responsible for printing in-house utilizing a large plotter
  • Responsible for preparing special projects as assigned by Operations
  • Other related duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:
Ideal candidates should possess the following skills/qualifications demonstrated through previous work experience:

  • Knowledgeable of NFPA Life Safety Code
  • Must have at least 5 years’ experience using AutoCAD including version 2020
  • BIM/Revit experience preferred
  • 3 years of fire alarm design experience preferred; electrical design experience will be considered
  • Able to demonstrate advanced fire alarm design skills
  • Construction background preferred
  • Able to read architectural, mechanical, and electrical plans, layouts and diagrams
  • Great time management skills
  • Positive and professional attitude

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