WM-Sr. Designer
Total Safety U.S., Inc. 11 reviews - Houston, TX

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SR. DESIGNER

LOCATION: HOUSTON, TX - WEBB-MURRAY

# OF OPENINGS: 1

Total Safety, the leading global outsourced provider of integrated safety and compliance solutions and products, and Webb Murray, a Total Safety Company, is seeking a Senior Designer to be responsible for the design of projects and holds applicable licenses and/or certificates to perform or supervise the work.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Providing design for the specific project.
  • Providing direction to project team members (status reports, schedule updates, cost summaries as required.)
  • Provide customer interface including presentations, meeting attendance/input,
  • Provide construction personnel with design assistance including interpretation of design and design changes as required.
  • Code updates – summaries to engineering/design group.
  • Product or design software updates - summaries to engineering/design group.
Complexity of Duties and Decisions :
  • Responsible for design in accordance with applicable and/or recognized codes standards.
  • Responsible for providing applicable and/or recognized codes for the project.
  • Determine, when applicable, alternate design methods.
Initiative :
  • Responsible for the most efficient (cost efficient, constructability) design of a project.
  • Responsible for design using readily available materials and equipment.
INTERPERSONAL / COMMUNICATIONS:
  • Capable of defining requirements to design team members.
  • Required to interface with the customer (verbally and written).
WORK ENVIRONMENT AND DEMANDS:

Work Environment :

• Primarily in office environment.

• Occasional field survey work in customer facilities

Physical Demands:

• 20% field (in plant) survey.

• 80% office work.

QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE:

• High school diploma/GED or higher degree in an applicable discipline, preferable fire protection.

• 5 + years experience (working as a designer).

• Hold NICET certificates (Levels III or higher in one or more fire protection fields). If no NICET certifications, have a minimum of 15 years experience and be capable of NICET Level II certification(s) in two (2) years.

• Hold other state engineering/design licenses as required.

• Be proficient in the area specific design (water based suppression, fire alarm/detection, etc.)

TRAINING REQUIRED:

• Specific training in design software/techniques and/or product design.

• CAD training (AutoCAD 2009© or higher)

Learning Curve: How much time is required to effectively perform the job? 3-6

COMPENSATION/BENEFITS:
  • Salary is commensurate with experience.
  • Medical, Prescription Drug, Dental and Vision insurance coverage on a cost-sharing basis.
  • Basic group term life, accidental death & dismemberment, and short and long-term disability insurance.
  • Voluntary program of additional group term life insurance (and AD&D) is also available.
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan with matching.
  • Generous vacation plan, holiday schedule and sick-time benefit plan.
HOW TO APPLY:

Apply online at Total Safety U.S., Inc. career center. ( www.totalsafety.com ) Search for this job by location, complete online application and attach your resume, cover letter, and any other pertinent documents.

UNSOLICITED RESUMES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED

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