Fire Sprinkler Designer Technician - NICET Certified in Pasadena, CA at Parsons

Date Posted: 11/21/2019

Job Snapshot

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    Pasadena, CA
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Job Description

Parsons has a position for a NICET Certified Water-Based Systems Layout Designer Technician to join the Fire Protection Engineering Division of Federal Business Unit in support of various Government Agency projects. Parsons Federal provides a broad array of engineering design services to its clients including Fire and Life Safety Engineering and Fire Protection System Design. 

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Interpret and apply applicable NFPA standards for Automatic Sprinkler System Layout
  • Prepare stock listing and fabrication requests
  • Prepare as-built drawings
  • Comply with all safety policies
  • Visit construction sites or frequent travel with overnight stay
  • Ability to complete site surveys and identify code issues and find solutions.
  • Work in a professional office environment and routinely uses standard office equipment

Preferred Locations:

  • Pasadena California
  • Houston Texas
  • US Citizenship is required. Candidate must have the ability to obtain US Government security clearances


  • 5 or more years related design experience in Fire Sprinkler System design
  • NICET Level III or IV Certification in Water-Based System Layout
  • Must be able to complete design projects start to finish, while working independently
  • Must be able to multi-task, work with minimal supervision, follow written and oral instructions, show attention to detail and demonstrate problem-solving skills
  • Program experience with, and working knowledge of, REVIT, AutoCAD, HydraCAD, HydraCALC, HydraLIST, HASS, and Microsoft Suite. 
  • Ability to solve basic math problems including geometry and algebra.
  • Proficient in AutoCAD and REVIT
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills


  • Field experience
  • Special suppression systems such as foam, water spray, water mist, clean agent, wet/dry chemical, and carbon dioxide
  • Knowledge of all NFPA codes and standards including NFPA-13, 14, 11, 15, 16, 20, 22, 24, and 25


Ready for action? We’re looking for the kind of people who see this opportunity and don’t hesitate to act. Parsons is a leader in the world of Technical Services and Engineering. We hire people with a broad set of technical skills who have proven experience tackling some of the greatest challenges. Take your next step and apply today.