Apprentice Design / Contract Engineer
Fire Defence Servicing is a leading designer/installer of Sprinkler Systems to a wide range of businesses throughout the UK.
Based in South Molton the successful candidate will need:
You will undertake an internal in-house training programme over a 6 – 12 month period and the main elements of the training will include areas such as: –
- Introduction to sprinklers
- Site visit to see a complete system
- Site visit to see a system being installed
- Health and safety awareness
- Building construction terminology
- Introduction into sprinkler rules & Training
- Product familiarisation
- Familiarisation of other Fire Suppression systems within our Industry, including Gas & Foam.
- Site surveys
- Fitting experience out on site
Once trained you will carry out the following duties: –
- To produce detailed plans and sections of sprinkler systems
- To carry out site surveys
- To attend Design Team meetings to co-ordinate services
- To produce hydraulic calculations
- To size sprinkler fire pumps and tanks
- To request information from internal and external clients
- To inform clients of contract changes
We offer an attractive benefits package together with a positive team atmosphere. The starting salary will range between £15,500 and £17,000 depending on qualifications, skillset and experience.
- Good Communication Skills
- Good organisation Skills
- Good commercial Skills
- Attention to Details throughout all aspect of work
- GSCE Maths grade C or above.
- Proficient use of AutoCAD software
- Knowledge of AutoCAD MEP 3d would be an advantage
- Be able to use Microsoft Programmes, Word, Excel and Microsoft Project.
- Be prepared to learn all aspects of the sprinkler design system.
- Read and be able to create drawings.
No previous experience but the ability to work as part of a team and willingness to learn are essential. Be working towards or have a driving licence.
To apply send CV and covering letter to Mr. K Johns Fire Defence Servicing Ltd, Crown Yealm House, Pathfields Business Park, South Molton, EX36 3LH or: