Senior Design Engineer

Contact Mark Rigney
  • Salary: €60,000 - €80,000
  • Location: IrelandLeinsterWestmeath
  • Sector: Advanced Manufacturing

We’re recruiting a Senior Design Engineer to join our client, an internationally recognised leader in Fire Protection Systems in Westmeath. As a Senior Designer, you will work closely with our highprofile client base to design fire protection sprinkler systems. You will produce AutoCAD and Revit drawings for Electrical and Mechanical installation work and ensure that standards are adhered to and that drawings produced are of the highest quality, all in accordance with Q.A. procedures. You will create Hydraulic Calculations using industryapproved software, plan project programs/scheduling, and prepare submittals. You will work closely with the Operations and Installation teams to communicate; problem solve and update drawings for all coordination and designs.

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  • Design fire protection sprinkler systems for high-profile clients.
  • Produce CAD drawings for Electrical and Mechanical installation work.
  • Responsible for all aspects of sprinkler design, including hydraulic calculations, shop drawing preparation, stock listing.
  • Design and layout of fire protection systems to meet LPC/NFPA/FM criteria.
  • Review and production of detailed fire protection Schematics such as Fire Sprinkler Protection, Foam-enhanced Fire Protection, Gas Protection, Firewater Mist Protection, Insert Gas Protection & Special Hazard Fire Protection.
  • Mentor Projects and Design colleagues.
  • Prepare design drawings covering all aspects of mechanical elements.
  • Create installation/construction and fabrication drawings.
  • Assist with the preparation of technical documentation for the issue of tenders and construction.
  • Close out all project items, review, and action any lessons learned.
  • Prepare hydraulic calculations and project submittal drawings.
  • Produce 3D deliverables using Revit.
  • Decipher information received from various formats (sketches, BIM Execution Plans, Architectural drawings).


  • Minimum 5 years’ experience as a Fire Sprinkler Industry Designer.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, 2D AutoCAD, and Revit MEP design software (e.g., AutoSPRINK) with a minimum of five years of modeling experience.
  • Capable of performing Clash detection using Navisworks and Revit interference check, exporting Clash reports, and reviewing clash reports.
  • Ability to extract BOQs and fabrication drawings from Revit.
  • Experience in working on large commercial fire protection systems.
  • Skills in managing project schedules and deadlines.
  • Competent in reading and interpreting architectural/engineering plans, schematics, and design drawings for Irish and European projects.
  • Proficient in Revit and AutoCAD.
  • Fluent English language verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Proven record of building and sustaining effective and professional working relationships.
  • Excellent time management, attention to detail, and reliability skills.
  • Eligible to work in the Republic of Ireland.

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