Design Engineer- Fire Stopping



    Job description – Design Engineer

    Job Types: Permanent, Full-time

    Pay: £45,000.00-£55,000.00 per year


    • Company car
    • On-site gym
    • On-site parking

    Ability to commute/relocate:

    • Wakefield, WF2 7AL: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)

    My client is a leading Design and Installation supplier of Fire Sprinkler and Low Pressure Water Mist systems.

    Due to our continued growth, we are looking to add an experienced Designer to our team, to work on a range of residential and commercial schemes.

    About us

    Established in 2012, successfully growing year-on-year to the stable and ambitious company we are today, My client is one of the region’s leading Fire Sprinkler contractors. With a host of blue-chip clients and a vast portfolio of hotels, tower blocks, schools care homes and more, with a sizeable orderbook already secured for the remainder of 2022, we offer a varied workload with great opportunities for education and progression. Our existing Design department is very strong, and whether you are already very experienced or are looking to progress, you will be working with like-minded people with a common goal.

    Responsibilities- Utilise mechanical knowledge, schematics, and CAD skills to design and develop engineering solutions.- Conduct root cause analysis and utilise premium skills such as Simulink, programmable logic controllers, GD&T, SolidWorks, and MATLAB to optimize designs.- Collaborate with team members to implement system designs using relevant skills like LabView.- Utilise NavisWorks, Revit, AutoCAD, and Microsoft Office for project documentation and design reviews.- Possess a valid driving license to travel to project sites for on-site assessments and meetings.

    What we’re looking for

    We are looking for candidates with existing Design experience within the Sprinkler industry, preferably those with or working towards LPCB qualifications. Must be a skilled user of AutoCAD and be able to communicate well with clients and colleagues alike.


    Previous experience of fire sprinkler design

    Knowledge of LPC Rules/ BS EN 12845 and BS9251

    Proficient in AutoCAD, Canute FHC and the Microsoft Office suite of products.

    Ability to read and effectively interpret architectural/engineering plans.

    Excellent communications skills and ability to work to/ adapt to changing deadlines.

    Ability to work well under pressure.

    Knowledge/ Experience of Revit and Navisworks

    LPCB Basic Design Competency Exam

    Knowledge of NFPA/ FM codes

    Hold a UK Driving Licence