Salt Lake City, UT

Fire Sprinkler Designer

Saving Lives, one Life Safety System at a time.

- It takes the Best in each of us to bring out the Best in all of us –



Since 1993, Rapid Fire Protection has stamped our footprint in commercial, residential and industrial fire suppression and detection.  Through core values of integrity, commitment and teamwork we take pride in providing safety and security with lifesaving systems designed and installed with people in mind.    

At Rapid Fire Protection we are passionate about our customers, our team and the value of the work we perform!  We value results and relationships.  More than a company, we pride ourselves in developing community among our team. We believe in what we do!  It’s more than just a job, it’s a purpose.    


THE ROLE - Fire Sprinkler Designer 

We are looking for a positive, self-motivated, friendly person who is ready to join our team!



Operate CAD equipment to provide complex layouts of fire sprinkler systems, detail drawings, assembly drawings, sketches and diagrams. Possesses a solid understanding of design and drafting techniques and utilizes these skills in the development of fire sprinkler layouts and systems. Apply fire protection codes and standards to the design of fire sprinkler systems, water supplies, pumps, standpipes, foam systems, and water storage tanks. 



  • Distributes and tracks projects requiring design work for construction, other day work projects, and is the liaison between engineering/design department and estimating and installation personnel. 
  • Review customer source control drawings, specifications control drawings and other applicable specifications to determine requirements and/or feasibility of project. 
  • Interacts with vendors and customers on engineering design issues. Must be able to work with customers to define and document requirements, address technical concerns, and provide project status. 
  • Perform tasks repetitive in nature such as stock listing projects for material ordering and in-house/out of house fabrication. 
  • Check design work with contract documents including layout, form, fit, function, materials, specification callouts, geometrics, dimensioning, and other output. Confers with project managers and estimating staff to determine design modifications and coordinates changes. 
  • Perform preliminary and advanced work in development of working layouts and final master drawings. 
  • Ensures that less experienced designers are trained so that design studies, tolerance stacks-ups, layouts, drawings, calculations, supporting documentation, etc., are properly completed on 2-D / 3-D CAD, AutoSPRINK, or other computer applications. 
  • Assist with the preparation of proposal documentation, technical data such as qualification test procedures, reports, component maintenance manuals, etc. 



  • High School Diploma or GED. 
  • BS Degree in an Engineering Field required 
  • NICET II preferred but not required 
  • Working knowledge of fire sprinkler and fire alarm systems preferred but not required 
  • Proven ability and track record of performing work and meeting deadlines 
  • Team oriented focus 
  • Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills 
  • Willing to pass a pre-employment drug test and background check 



  • Paid PTO and Paid Holidays 
  • Employer paid Health Insurance for employees 
  • Group Dental, Vision and Life Insurance 
  • 401K with 4% company match 
  • Eligibility for productivity bonuses 

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At Rapid Fire Protection, our team members are our most important asset. We are always looking for great people to join....


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