Fire Protection Drafting Technician - Bloomington, MN

Date Posted: 11/08/2019

Our client has exciting new opportunities for industry professionals in the Minneapolis Office for a motivated, Revit and AutoCAD savvy individual within our Fire Protection Engineering Group. Fire Protection Engineering is broad, exciting and fast growing engineering discipline offering excellent opportunities

You will join a team of Fire Protection Engineers/Designers who work on a wide range of exciting and challenging projects including airports, aircraft storage and maintenance hangars, central utility plants, manufacturing and food processing plants, industrial and petroleum processing sites, state-of-the-art information technology facilities, educational and cultural facilities, and more. You'll be working in team environments with a premium placed on client and peer to peer interaction. You can expect to be a part of an energy-filled work place at a successful and growing company.

As a Fire Protection Drafting Technician, in the Fire Protection Engineering Group, you will provide technical drafting and design support for the creation of construction documents for many fire and life safety systems including: wet, dry, preaction and deluge sprinkler systems, foam suppression, water spray, clean agent fire suppression systems, fire pumps, water tanks, standpipes, smoke management systems, building fire alarm systems, mass notification systems, and more.

Produce construction drawings using AutoCAD, AutoCAD MEP, Microstation, Smart Plant, PDS, and Revit.
Assist Engineers in design development and creation of specification of fire suppression and alarm systems on a wide variety of projects.
Assist in preparation of comprehensive fire protection packages including fire suppression, fire alarm, smoke evacuation, and life safety.
All other duties as assigned.
Requirements:
Applicants with only CAD certificate will not be considered (AAS minimum)
Also open to Assistant level if candidate has a little more experience
Candidate should have experience in AutoCAD and have some experience in Revit.
Associate's degree in drafting technology plus two years of applicable drafting experience or Bachelor's degree in drafting technology plus one year of applicable drafting experience.
AutoCAD or Revit Experience is required.
Highly motivated self-starter, strong attention to detail, ability to distinguish discrepancies, and able to prioritize work assignments in a fast-paced environment.
Willingness to learn new software as required.
Experience with Microstation, Smart Plant, SprinkCAD, and PDS is a plus.
Prior experience in consulting engineering is desirable.
NICET certification in Fire Alarm, Fire Suppression, and/or Special Hazards is desirable.
Possess excellent written and verbal communications skills with experience using Microsoft Office Suite.
Capable of successfully solving challenging problems which require the adaptation and modification of standard techniques, procedures, or criteria.
Ability to take direction from and work collaboratively with individuals at all levels in the organization in a team environment.


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