Electrical/Electronics and Mechanical Engineering:
Mechanical Engineering Technology
Provide excellent service to customers alongside other Design staff members. Works within NFPA, building, and underwritten standards to create and draft sprinkler designs.
Works to achieve annual company objectives and personal performance goals.
Consistently and professionally completes all design work in a manner which displays mastery of the following:
Ability to complete a sprinkler drawing as detailed in most current NFPA standards documentation.
Ability to identify the building construction type as identified in most NFPA standards documentation.
Ability to identify the type of hazard and the appropriate protection for it.
Familiarity with a project budget and ability to work within budget.
Ability to coordinate work with other trades on complex projects.
Ability to understand and resolve coordination problems.
Ability to effectively design a project; including cutting pipe with all appropriate fittings.
Ability to select all required materials for installation.
Ability to operate present version of either AutoCAD and all current AutoCAD tools or AutoSPRINK.
Ability to run Navis Works and develop clash reports.
Ability to coordinate pipe drawing, heads, hangers & other sprinkler components critical to design, field or other trade affected (non-complex project).
Ability to coordinate pipe drawing, heads, hangers & other sprinkler components critical to design, field or other trade affected (complex project).
Ability to correctly estimate and schedule design hours for a project.
Ability to meet industry quality standards in producing drawings, hydraulic calculations, material pick offs and material submittals for a project.
Ability to correctly complete project paperwork, such as: test papers, insurance permits, punch list.
Ability to identify contract work vs. non-contract work and alert appropriate personnel in writing.
Ability to troubleshoot and identify potential problems before they manifest.
Ability to understand, carry out and communicate about all project tasks.
Communicate in face-to-face meetings with customers in a way that provides the company and the customer with accurate, thorough information about a job, and that leaves the customer with a positive impression of our company and our service.
Must have complete knowledge of all applicable fire codes, including NFPA 13.
Must possess ability and motivation to teach Trainees and Junior Designers in mastering all responsibilities listed above.
May be responsible for taking on role as project leader and must direct other team members in completing project efficiently and accurately. As project leader, responsible for giving regular, complete, and professional status reports information to Manager.
Works with other departments to service customers.
Works to achieve company’s annual objectives and to achieve personal performance goals.
Operates at all times in compliance with the company’s safety practices.
To perform this job successfully, the individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
High School Diploma or GED is required.
3+ years of fire protection design experience is required.
Engineering background is a plus.
Mechanical aptitude is required.
Proficiency in either Hydratec CAD programs or AutoSPRINK is required.
NICET Certification is a plus.
Ability to conduct a field survey alone or with others to obtain all proper dimensions and information is required.
Ability to travel to job sites by plane or vehicle required.
Ability to think strategically, make sound decisions, and produce accurate and timely results is required.
Building positive working relationships with multiple levels of employees and management is required.
Demonstrating integrity and professionalism is required.
Demonstrating commitment to company values is required.
Excellent organizational skills are required.
Ability to follow-up on tasks and assignments in a timely manner is required.
Excellent written and verbal communications skills are required.
Ability to prioritize in a fast-paced multi-task environment is required.
Ability to perform basic business mathematical functions is required.
Ability to work with minimal supervision is required.
Ability to work effectively in a team environment is required.
Complying with all operating policies, procedures, executed Plans, and Programs is required.
Additional Salary Information: Pay based on experience + NICET Level.
Designers needed in: Westville, NJ. Harrisburg, PA. Reading, PA.
About S.A. Comunale Co., Inc.
S.A. Comunale has been a local industry leader for end-to-end mechanical, fire protection and HVAC services for nearly 100 years.We offer our clients significant financial strength, unmatched bonding capability, an award-winning safety program, and large-scale purchasing power.With 13 locations and over 600 employees, including 400 skilled tradesmen throughout Ohio, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, and West Virginia, S.A. Comunale can work in virtually every market sector and facility type.