Fire Sprinkler System Designer

Ankeny, IA posted on July 5

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Fire Sprinkler Engineering Technician

Are you looking for a rewarding job that takes a project from concept to reality all with the end goal of protect the lives of others?  Then Viking Automatic Sprinkler Co. would love for you to join our team as a Fire Sprinkler Engineering Technician.  In this position, you would be responsible for working with our team of salesmen, project managers, and field crews to layout and design a fully functional fire sprinkler system.  Viking Automatic Sprinkler Co. is looking for a driven individual who likes the fast pace of construction and thrives while working in a team environment. 

For more than 80 years, Viking Automatic Sprinkler Co. has forged an unparalleled reputation for excellence in the design, installation, service, and maintenance of fire protection systems.  Viking project experience is National, our specialized capabilities are virtually unlimited, and we are one of the largest fire protection company’s serving the upper Midwest. 


Job Requirements:

  • Minimum 2-year degree required 
  • AutoCAD experience is required
  • Ability to meet deadlines and schedules while working on multiple projects
  • Must be detail-oriented 
  • Ability to coordinate and work well with others
  • Excellent communication skills-written and verbal
  • Works well in fast paced environment
  • Must be able to pass a background check and pre-employment drug test




  • Review construction contract documents and coordinate with sub-contractors and General Contractor/owner to gather the required information to design the project's sprinkler system
  • Through problem solving and coordination, layout systems to accommodate construction type and other trades systems through NavisWorks and other 3D methods
  • Create detailed drawings through use of AutoCAD, AutoSprink, or HydraCAD type programs
  • Perform site survey prior to installation
  • Create stock list for all material required throughout the project
  • Perform hydraulic calculations
  • As-built drawings
  • Ensure work complies with local codes and standards
  • Take part in post project reviews to continually improve on the success of future projects


Pay Range:
Pay depends on your level of experience and education.

Medical, Dental, Life Insurance, Long-Term Disability, Flex Spending, 401K, ESOP.