Designer – Fire Suppression Division

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Workplace : Calgary, AB
Work Schedule : Full-Time - Day
Number of jobs to fill : 1
Status : Permanent
Salary : To be determined

Job Description

Working within our Engineering Department and with a great design team, your work will help the company adequately meet our clients’ expectations and guarantee them the security of their fire systems.

You will be mainly responsible for designing automatic fire sprinkler systems and preparing drawings in accordance with the requirements of current codes. Among other things, your responsibilities will be to:

  • Prepare drawings considering architectural, structural and mechanical plans using AutoCAD, Revit and HydraCAD systems;
  • Reproduce and draw sketches, drawings and plans;
  • Arrange sprinklers on the drawings in accordance with current standards;
  • Verify drawings in accordance with the established procedure;
  • BIM coordination and project modeling;
  • Participate in project meetings with project managers & other trades for project coordination;
  • Order material based on the coordinated drawings.

Required Qualifications

  • Diploma in Industrial Design or High School diploma with equivalent relevant experience;
  • 5 to 10 years of fire protection drafting experience;
  • Piping background;
  • Proficiency in computer-assisted design with AutoCad;
  • Knowledge of HydraCad (an asset);
  • Experience with BIM software, Autodesk Revit, Navisworks or similar;
  • Knowledge of standards and codes governing design and installation of automatic fire protection systems;
  • Valid driver’s license and vehicle.

Why Join Us

  • Viking values, respects and supports the interests of its employees from all walks of life. We will consider all qualified candidates.
  • Competitive salary based on competencies and experience
  • 3 weeks of vacation following one year of service, 12 paid Statutory Holidays
  • Comprehensive Group Insurance Plan upon hiring, including the virtual care platform Dialogue for a quick access to healthcare services in many Canadian provinces
  • Group RRSP with employer contributions following 3 months of continuous service
  • Supplemental training according to employee, market or company needs
  • Years of service Recognition Program

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      Industry Standards & Affiliation

      Viking systems are designed and installed exclusively according to NFPA standards. Our team uses products that are recognized by ULC and FM Approved standards. Viking Fire Protection also meets pre-qualification requirements by several recognized organizations

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