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Sprinkler Design Technician


Job Summary

Johnson Controls
Strongsville, OH
Other/Not Classified
Job Type
Full Time
Career Level
Experienced (Non-Manager)
Job Reference Code

Sprinkler Design Technician

About the Job

What you will do

Responsible for all aspects of sprinkler design including hydraulic calculations, shop drawings preparation, and project management.

How you will do it

Design and layout fire protection systems to meet NFPA standards and AHJ requirements. Coordinate piping layout and elevations with other trades. List material for ordering and fabrication after drawings have been approved. Oversee material procurement, costs, and delivery. Troubleshoot issues raised by the AHJ, customers, and installers. Prepare hydraulic calculations and project submittal drawings. Receive and respond to customer design needs. Maintain project drawing files, drawing library, and associated records.

What we look for


  • Previous experience of at least three years in the fire protection industry

  • AutoCAD experience, combined with experience in designing and performing hydraulic calculations for sprinkler or water spray systems is required

  • Valid driver’s license and dependable transportation

  • Willingness to travel domestically 5-10%


  • AutoSprink and/or SprinkCAD knowledge or experience is a plus

  • Minimum qualification of a NICET level II in Water-Based Systems Layout is desired

  • Self-motivated with flexibility to respond to emergency situations

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills combined with the ability to work with minimum supervision

  • Working knowledge of NFPA codes and standards

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products

  • Ability to field survey buildings and facilities as required in the design process

Johnson Controls is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you are an individual with a disability and you need an accommodation during the application process please email SpecialAccommodations@Tyco.com


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