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Fire Protection Design Technician - Gilbert Mechanical

Edina, MN, USA Req #84
Thursday, June 23, 2022
Gilbert Mechanical, a Legence company

For more than 40 years, it has been Gilbert's mission to provide outstanding mechanical, electrical, plumbing, controls, and fire protection services in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area. Today, Gilbert employs more than 200 people in the Twin Cities market, and its clients represent a diverse range of technical market sectors, with specialization in the healthcare industry. Our fun, open and innovative culture is supported by forward thinking industry leaders who are united in collaboration and the pursuit of breakthrough ideas. Gilbert’s philosophy includes mutual respect for all individuals, application of innovation and a rigorous serve-the-customer mentality. We create a culture of teaching and learning through cross mentoring that spans generations, disciplines, interests and talents. We strive to give each person exposure to the widest array of experiences possible to help them grow further and faster than they could anywhere else. 

Gilbert Mechanical is seeking a Fire Protection Design Technician candidate with experience designing fire protection sprinkler systems for a variety of customers. The successful candidate will report to the Fire Protection Division Manager and will be responsible for the sprinkler system design of projects awarded to Gilbert Mechanical on a design/build basis.  This position requires in-depth knowledge of fire protection systems, building codes and construction standards. Strong communication skills are also a necessity to effectively work with other team members as well as owners and architects. Benefits include health insurance, 401(k), profit sharing and vacation time. Salary to be determined based on education and experience.

  • Automatic sprinkler system layout and detailing using AutoCAD and/or AutoSPRINK software
  • Hydraulic calculations for sprinkler design
  • Perform water flow tests
  • Apply for city permits
  • Generate material lists and fabrication reports
  • Order and track materials
  • Field verify site conditions as required
  • Coordinate system design with other trades
  • Attend jobsite meetings as needed
  • Identify and resolve issues/conflicts as they arise
  • Maintain and develop customer relationships.

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience
  • AutoCAD and/or AutoSPRINK software experience
  • Fire protections systems design experience
  • Knowledge of fire protection systems
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Strong leadership and communication skills 
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office products

Desired Qualifications
  • NICET Certification
Health and Welfare Benefits
  • Health and Welfare
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Prescription drug
  • Employee assistance program
Personal Benefits
  • Paid vacation
  • Company-paid holidays
  • Sick leave
  • Bereavement leave
  • Jury duty
Financial Benefits
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan
  • Company-paid long-term disability insurance
  • AD&D insurance
  • Life insurance
About Legence
Legence, a Blackstone portfolio company, is an Energy Transition Accelerator™ that provides advisory services and implementation focused on financing, designing, building, and servicing complex systems in mission-critical and high performance facilities. With five decades of expertise in the built environment, Legence has a proven track record of reducing carbon emissions, implementing renewables, lowering utility costs through efficiency consumption, and making systems run better at unmatched speed and scale. To learn more about Legence and its services, visit https://www.wearelegence.com/.

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Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Required Education High School
Location on Google Maps
  • Edina, MN, USA