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Fire Sprinkler Designer Technician - NICET Certified

PARSONS Pasadena Full-Time
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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
  • San Antonio Texas
  • Washington DC
  • Centreville VA
  • Merritt Island Florida
  • 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

Must be eligible to obtain and maintain, or currently possess Prescreen Required clearance.

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.


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