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Fire Protection Designer I

Harrison French and Associates

Harrison French and Associates

Bentonville, AR, USA
Posted on Saturday, April 20, 2024

Job Details

Bentonville - Bentonville, AR
$57,000.00 - $64,000.00


Fire Protection Designer I

We have a full-time opening in Bentonville Arkansas, for a fire protection designer!

This position will be designing and hydraulically calculating fire protection sprinkler systems for commercial and retail facilities under the direct supervision of a fire protection engineer. Using industry standard software (Revit, AutoSprink and others) You’ll accurately and thoroughly prepare code compliant fire protection system designs within stipulated timeframes. The fire protection designer is an integral part of a successful fire protection system design team.

You will interface with other in-house design professionals (including structural, mechanical, and electrical engineers; and architects) to achieve creative solutions and meet team goals. .

This is an exciting opportunity for you to develop and expand upon your skills, while contributing in a team focused environment.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Designer will assist Fire Protection Engineer and/or Fire Protection Design Team to design, implement and draft construction documents in support of clients' building program, including fire sprinkler and alarm systems.
  • Designer should utilize education and experience to independently tackle minor challenges as they arise on projects, with the support and/or direction of the Fire Protection Engineer or Fire Protection Design Team lead.
  • Designer should start to apply knowledge gained from national standards (such as IBC, IFC, NFPA) and experience into construction documents, with oversight from Fire Protection Engineer or Fire Protection Design Team Lead.

Job Duties:

  • Designer will develop skills in AutoCAD and/or REVIT, relevant national codes and travel to project as necessary (as required by client). Designer will become familiar with software assisting the design process, such as HydraCad.
  • Designer will work in a collaborative environment with Architects and other Engineers to develop construction documents based on a clients' requirements.
  • Designer shall perform quality control of their own work prior to giving to Fire Protection Engineer or Fire Protection Team Lead for final review.
  • Depending on needs of client and team, Designer could have direct contact with client on a regular basis.

About HFA
HFA is a multidisciplinary architectural, engineering, and interior design firm who thrives in a people first driven environment. We build partnerships based on the integration of design thinking and project delivery. We believe that our people are our greatest asset, and we have developed a people-centric culture where we value our people at all levels. With a focus on well-being, we offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance, a 401(k) with company match, an employee stock ownership plan and a flexible hybrid work schedule.

Our team members have access to professional development opportunities and learning stipends to pursue professional growth, and we take any chance we can get to recognize and reward our people for their amazing work.


Management Requirements: None required

Education Requirements: BSME, BS Fire Engineering or equivalent experience

Licensure Requirements: None required