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Design Supervisor

Renton, WA 98057

As a NICET Certified, Level IV Fire Alarm Design Supervisor, you are a leader amongst peers; you are equal parts designer and supervisor.\u0026nbsp;

You will first be responsible for the supervision, recruiting, coaching and development of our design team.\u0026nbsp; This includes performance reviews, scheduling and financial accountability associated with projects.

Additionally, you will function in the capacity of a fire alarm designer, providing fire alarm expertise and helping to establish best practices, and operational efficiencies. You will follow the established fire alarm design/CAD standards and provide input for consideration.

The local fire alarm market is predominately design build, code minimum.\u0026nbsp; You must be an expert in establishing the code requirement(s) for a given occupancy and applying the code in a manner with the most efficiency to minimize equipment and labor.

Additional responsibilities include:

  • Participate in project financial reviews and pre-bids.
  • Coordinate proactive project scheduling.
  • Drive group accountability and growth.
  • Manage 1:1 meetings with direct reports.
  • Responsibility for annual performance reviews.
  • Expert in building, mechanical and fire codes as they apply to design/build fire alarm systems.
  • Must have a strong desire to lead a team and have the foundation to not only provide leadership, but advance the group, growing the team.
  • Have a functional knowledge of AutoCAD.
  • Ability to create full fire alarm system drawings in AutoCAD
  • Strong familiarity with the role of a fire alarm designer and drafter to aide in coaching and mentoring. \u0026nbsp;
  • Provides code compliant fire alarm design and drawing assistance for projects during the development and record drawing stages of the engineered drawings. Design shall include both addressable networked systems and conventional fire alarm systems.
  • Performs circuit and battery calculations.
  • Prepares code compliant fire alarm drawings using AutoCAD or Revit software, as needed.
  • Obtains electronic plans from engineers/architects/owners. Prepares formal submittal booklets, containing schematics, technical literature, record drawings and O\u0026M manuals per project requirements as necessary to support each contract.
  • Participates in internal design review meetings and submits detailed project drawings to the project manager for review.
  • Liaises with other members of the project team as directed and required.
  • Participate in project turnover meetings with both sales and project team.
  • Provide project team with all documentation, programming graphics, etc. per project requirements.
  • Obtain project design information as required from vendors, insurance carriers, owners, consultants and AHJ as required.

Additional skills include:

  • Advance technical skills and experience related to Fire \u0026 Life Safety systems.
  • Knowledge/expertise in AutoCAD.
  • Strong skills in reading and understanding construction drawings, architectural and electrical layouts, and diagrams.
  • Strong knowledge of electrical/electronic theory and components.
  • Exceptional customer focus and ability to work under pressure; ability to maintain awareness of and seek to meet the needs and wants of the customer without being prompted.
  • Strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously.
  • NICET Level IV Fire Alarm Systems
  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft SharePoint and the MS Office suite of applications (Outlook, Word, Excel).



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Posted: 2022-05-11 Expires: 2022-06-11

Convergint is a global, service-based systems integrator whose top priority is service in every way – service to customers, colleagues, and community. Delivering value through unparalleled customer service and operational excellence has been foundational at Convergint. Our promise, and our number one objective, is to be our customers’ best service provider. 

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