Design Manager Job at MRA Recruiting Services, Neenah, WI

  • MRA Recruiting Services
  • Neenah, WI

Job Description

Company Name : Blair Fire Protection
Position Title:  Design Manager
Location:  Neenah, WI

Blair Fire Protection , an industry leader in fire prevention and protection, is seeking an experienced Design Manager with strong knowledge of fire codes to lead its team in designing a variety of fire sprinkler systems. This individual will secure project success with exceptional designs and assist the sales and field technician teams. Take your Design career to the next level with this opportunity to expand your training and leadership skills.

What You’ll Be Doing
  • Lead a team of designers, including training, reviewing plans, and managing the design department schedule; assigning projects matched to designers' abilities.
  • Identify training needs for the team; recommend or develop a program to fulfill gaps in skills and knowledge.
  • Define performance expectations, measure, evaluate, provide feedback, and conduct performance reviews for designers.
  • Play a key role in the hiring process of new designers.
  • Balance the needs of general contractors, architects, and local authorities to ensure customer satisfaction.
  • Design a variety of fire sprinkler systems in accordance with applicable codes within the scope of the project using MEPCAD AutoSprink software.
  • Explore value-engineering ideas to meet the overall project budget.
  • Perform and review hydraulic calculations following specifications for the jobs.
  • Assist with project management ensuring project specifications and correct materials are provided for jobs.
  • Conduct on-site field surveys at current construction sites.
  • Create final close-out documents, including Operations and Maintenance manual presentation and as-built drawings.
  • Engage in continued professional development; stay on top of industry trends with respect to current codes and other trends in the industry by attending training sessions and seminars.
  • A minimum of 5 years of fire sprinkler design experience, or a combination of design and field technician work experience, is preferred.
  • Computer proficiency with MS Office programs and a willingness to learn AutoSprink, Revit, Navis w orks, AutoCAD is required.
  • AutoSprink by MEPCAD experience is a plus but not required. We train!

Our Total Rewards Offering:
Blair Fire Protection offers competitive salaries and a generous benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, disability, and retirement benefits, paid vacation, and holidays, coupled with a challenging and team-oriented work environment to help you succeed in your career.

Experience for yourself why Blair Fire Protection has become the company of choice in fire prevention and protection. Visit us at to learn more.

Apply today!

Blair Fire Protection is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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Founded in 1901, MRA is a nonprofit employer association that serves more than 4,000 employers, covering more than one million employees.

As one of the largest employer associations in the nation, MRA helps its member organizations thrive by offering the most comprehensive assortment of HR services, information, education, and resources to help build successful workplaces and a powerful workforce.

We partner with these companies working directly with their HR department and leadership to hire their talent. We are a direct line to the company, not an agency recruiter.

Job Tags

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