We are recruiting a Sprinkler Designer/Contract Engineer to join our team in the new Southampton Regional office.

The candidate should be fully conversant with the following current standards,:

  • BSEN12845,
  • NFPA,
  • FM

You must be able to design in 2D using AutoCAD or 3D.

Ideally you should have LPCB Basic, Intermediate and FHC qualifications.


  • 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.

What we are looking for:


  • Experience with AutoCAD, preferably having an understanding CAD Duct and Revit.
  • Familiarization with Canute Software.
  • Excellent IT skills, with working knowledge of Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Proven verbal and written English communication skills.
  • Track record in finding solutions to problems within deadlines.
  • Proven ability to organize self and others.
  • Methodical with attention to detail.


  • Desirable but not essential – BS9251 – domestic and residential.

In the first instance please forward your CV to: Ryan.Lees@fire-defence.com