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Fire Alarm Designer


Omaha, NE, US

Requisition ID: 93241 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Department: Design Engineering 

Market: Building 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

We are an innovative team of designers that takes great pride in designing alarm systems that protect life and property.

District Overview

Continental Fire Sprinkler Company, a subsidiary of Kiewit Corporation, is a turnkey fire protection contractor headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska. With talented people and extensive resources, Continental Fire Sprinkler Company has completed a wide range of projects within 46 different states throughout the nation since 1971.  


This position is based in Omaha, NE.

  • Compile and design plans and submittals for fire alarm and detection systems based on project needs
  • Coordinate alarm and detection design
  • Optimize design efficiency for system fabrication and installation
  • Prepare material requisitions as needed
  • Degree or certification in electrical design is desired
  • One year of fire alarm and detection or similar system design
  • Fluency within AutoCAD, as well as manual CAD
  • Advanced user of Microsoft Excel
  • Previous low-voltage electrical experience
Working Conditions
  • Fast-paced office 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 Continental, we only hire the best — and our family mentality will drive you to continue to be the best.

As a leader in fire-protection and alarm and detection systems, our people are the most qualified in the industry, thanks to our extensive, ongoing training. 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.

If you want opportunities to grow, look no further. 


Nearest Major Market: Omaha
Nearest Secondary Market: Council Bluffs

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