1+ months

Fire Alarm \u0026 Life Safety - Project Designer

Tualatin, OR 97062

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1.\u0026nbsp;\u0026nbsp;\u0026nbsp;\u0026nbsp; Provides design or drawing assistance for Fire Alarm projects during the development and as-built stages of the engineered drawings to drafting team members. Leads design effort on medium to complex life safety systems. Obtains electronic plans from engineers/architects/owners.\u0026nbsp; Obtains design drawings from sprinkler and mechanical contractors.\u0026nbsp; Oversees creation of engineered shop drawings \u0026 product data submittal documents (AutoCAD, etc) .\u0026nbsp; Prepares record drawings and O\u0026M manuals according to project requirements.

2.\u0026nbsp;\u0026nbsp;\u0026nbsp;\u0026nbsp; Works from rough sketches, schematics, and verbal instructions.\u0026nbsp; Utilizes and maintains Convergint project design, documentation, and submittal standards.\u0026nbsp; Ensures adherence to industry standards and codes as required.\u0026nbsp; Supports and maintain Convergint design standards. \u0026nbsp;This position will require the ability to apply intermediate and advanced drafting techniques and knowledge of practical, electrical and fabrication problem solving skills.

3.\u0026nbsp;\u0026nbsp;\u0026nbsp;\u0026nbsp; Reviews scope, defined product specification, application, and electrical requirements for code compliance, adherence to project specifications, and AHJ Requirements.\u0026nbsp; Work assignments vary and will be moderate to complex in scope.

4.\u0026nbsp;\u0026nbsp;\u0026nbsp;\u0026nbsp; Participates in internal design review meetings as coordinated by the Project Managers.\u0026nbsp; Participate in project turnover meetings with both sales and project team.\u0026nbsp; Provides project team with all documentation, programming graphics, etc. according to Convergint standards and project requirements.

5.\u0026nbsp;\u0026nbsp;\u0026nbsp;\u0026nbsp; Conduct BOM review and consolidate data to Project Management for parts ordering.

6.\u0026nbsp;\u0026nbsp;\u0026nbsp;\u0026nbsp; Obtains project design information as required from vendors, insurance carriers, owners, consultants and AHJ as required.\u0026nbsp; Provides all necessary documentation for permit application to assigned project manager.

7.\u0026nbsp;\u0026nbsp;\u0026nbsp;\u0026nbsp; Communicates all design progress, committed completion dates, design scope revisions, and associated costs to the Project Managers.\u0026nbsp; Discusses all anticipated overtime requirements with the Project Managers.

8.\u0026nbsp;\u0026nbsp;\u0026nbsp;\u0026nbsp; Performs change-order work only with formal authorization to proceed.\u0026nbsp; Assists the project team with change-order pricing.

9.\u0026nbsp;\u0026nbsp;\u0026nbsp;\u0026nbsp; Participates in initial site surveys and/or walkthroughs.

10.\u0026nbsp; Prepares submittal packages according to project requirements or Convergint standards.\u0026nbsp; Revises submittals as required to gain approval.

11.\u0026nbsp; Provides operational support for the sales phase of projects when needed.

12.\u0026nbsp; Work may include providing training and work direction for other designers \u0026 supports development of drafting colleagues.

13.\u0026nbsp; Performs other duties and responsibilities as requested or required.


Job Skills Requirements:\u0026nbsp;

  • Excellent Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • Excellent communication skills both oral and written
  • Working knowledge of 2D AutoCAD, Bluebeam; Autodesk Design Review desirable
  • Customer Focus \u0026ndash; Maintaining awareness of and seeking to meet of the needs and wants of the customer
  • Team Player \u0026ndash; Willingness to learn from those more experienced \u0026 educate those less experienced
  • Initiative \u0026ndash; Engages in proactive behavior and looks for opportunities of improvement
  • Analytical Thinking \u0026ndash; Logically breaks down problems and looks for solutions
  • Self-Motivated


Education Requirements:

  • Minimum two-year technical degree in Engineering or related field or equivalent experience
  • Bachelor\u0026rsquo;s degree in Engineering desirable
  • Previous CAD and design experience desirable. AutoCAD, Revit,


Experience Requirements:

  • Minimum of three years of previous engineering, field service or project management experience
  • Experience in one or more of the following industries preferred: Fire Alarm \u0026 Life safety systems


Certifications \u0026 Licenses:

  • Local, federal and industry-specific licenses as required (e.g. Fire Alarm and Electronic Security)
  • Must have valid driver\u0026rsquo;s license with a clean driving record.



  • Information Technology
Posted: 2021-09-24 Expires: 2021-12-24

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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Fire Alarm \u0026 Life Safety - Project Designer

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