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Fire Sprinkler Designer - Continental Fire & Alarm (2021)

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Location: Elkridge, MD

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Job Description

Requisition ID: 112280 

Job Level: Entry Level 

Department: Design Engineering 

Market: Building 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

We are an innovative and collaborative team of designers that prepare submittal and field installation drawings, hydraulic calculations, and submittal data for fire protection systems based on the requirements set by NFPA code standards, the International Building Code, and the Local Authority or fire marshal.  The position is entry level and will require weeks of hands on training provided by the company.  The training will involve directed classroom training, directed field training, and a significant amount of self-directed training and research.  

The entry level designer will be expected to learn how to read construction drawings, prepare fire protection installation drawings and hydraulic calculations, prepare material stock lists, visit the construction jobsites to review actual field conditions, and troubleshoot installation conflicts in the field.

This position, being a part of the construction industry, is extremely schedule and deadline driven.  The key attributes needed for this position are Drive, Adaptability, and Effective Intelligence (learning a principle and applying it to unique situations).  The most successful candidates will exhibit the qualities of humility, integrity, and team-ability.

We are looking for resilient candidates that can learn new things quickly, have a curious mind and are not afraid to ask questions, able to adapt to changes, meet deadlines, and be humble enough to learn from mistakes.

District Overview

Continental Fire Sprinkler Company is a full-service fire suppression company that designs, installs, services and inspects fire protection systems with the highest commitment to customer safety and satisfaction.  Continental Fire Sprinkler has the expertise and resources to handle every aspect of fire sprinkler protection for any size project. Our professionals are among the most qualified and capable in the industry, allowing us to offer a full spectrum of services.  With talented people and extensive resources, Continental Fire Sprinkler Company has completed a wide range of projects within 46 different states throughout the nation since 1971. Our headquarters are in Omaha, NE, with area offices in Davenport, IA; Des Moines, IA; and Hanover, MD. 

We are extremely proud to be a part of the life safety industry, saving lives and property by designing, installing and servicing fire protection systems. 

We pride ourselves on developing internal talented people into the managers and leaders of the future. Our success is evidenced by the number of successful, long-term Continental employees currently on our staff. We commit extensive resources to training and developing our people through formal programs and hands-on experience. Our experienced personnel, use of innovative technology, and genuine dedication to customer service has established us as a trusted source for fire protection services.


This position is based out of our main office in Omaha, Nebraska or our area offices in Des Moines, Iowa; Davenport, Iowa and Hanover, Maryland.



We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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