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Mid-Level Mechanical Fire Protection Designer


Phoenix, AZ, US Aurora, CO, US

Requisition ID: 101402 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Department: Design Engineering 

Market: Building 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

As a Fire Protection Designer, you will have the satisfaction of designing fire sprinkler systems which save lives and property.

District Overview

A subsidiary of Kiewit Corporation, Aero Automatic Sprinkler Company is one of the Southwest’s largest and most-respected fire protection contractors.  With its roots in Phoenix, AZ, Aero also operates through branch offices in California and Colorado.  Aero offers complete services for all construction market types and any size project as well as complete testing and maintenance services.   


Position locations are either Phoenix (Deer Valley) AZ or North Aurora, CO.

  • Compile and prepare shop drawings and material submittals for review by architects, engineers, clients and jurisdictional authorities
  • Coordinate sprinkler design with existing structures and other MEP subcontractors
  • Optimize design efficiency for system fabrication and installation
  • Perform hydraulic calculations for fire sprinkler systems
  • Detail the design for fabrication, prepare installation drawings and prepare “as built” drawings for client files and in-house archives
  • Prepare stock lists and material requisitions
  • Undergraduate degree in Engineering, Construction or related OR equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Three or more years’ fire protection system layout and calculation
  • Fluency within AutoCAD, HydraCAD and/or AutoSPRINK platforms
  • Willingness and ability to travel as required to assigned project locations with valid drivers’ license
Working Conditions
  • Fast-paced construction office and field project environment; must be able to interact professionally with all levels of management and staff a while simultaneously managing a diversified workload and challenging situations efficiently and effectively; regularly sit, stand, walk and talk and listen; occasionally lift and move up objects up to 30 pounds.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

At Aero, we only hire the best — and our family mentality will drive you to continue to be the best. We believe in the benefits of investing in our people. Around here, you’ll constantly increase your knowledge, sharpen your skills and gain new experiences. 

At Aero Automatic Sprinkler Company, you'll learn and grow in all aspects of the fire protection business. If you want a career that can take you places, look no further