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Jacobs Life Safety Systems Designer (m/w/d) in Berlin, Germany

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We're looking for a Life Safety Systems Designer (m/w/d).

Location: Magdeburg (Germany)

We're looking for a Life Safety Systems Engineer who is excited about working on projects that enable the heart of our clients’ business.

This position will provide Lead opportunities for delivery of complex packages in coordination with engineers and design leads that form the core of our electrical delivery team.

You will interface directly with client counterparts in designing of their facilities. Utilizing AutoCAD and Revit MEP, our teams create 3D models in coordination with architects and engineers. From those 3D BIM models you’ll design fire alarm, smoke and leak detection, security and intrusion detection systems, and more. Using the various applicable Life Safety and Fire codes as well as industry standards you will provide: calculations; equipment size and quantities; equipment and construction specifications; network diagrams and addressing; and various construction deliverables in both 2D and 3D platforms for a constructable design.

Bring your curiosity, talent for multi-tasking and collaboration, and extreme organizational skills and we’ll help you grow, pursue and fulfill what drives you – so we can make big impacts on the world, together. 

At Jacobs, we’re partnering across the globe to create the best project outcomes by maximizing the design, digital technology, and support capabilities of our Global Integrated Delivery (GID) teammates. By joining Jacobs, you’ll commit to supporting and engaging with these teams, as we work to build a company like no other!

Here’s what you’ll need :

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Sciences

  • Knowledge & application of NFPA 70 (NEC) and electrical design requirements

  • Knowledge & application of NFPA 101 Life Safety Code, and NFPA 72 Fire Alarm and Signaling Code

  • Knowledge & application of NFPA 400 Hazardous Materials Code

  • Familiar with IBC and NFPA 1 Fire Code as they pertain to LSS

  • Design experience with security, access control, intrusion detection and CCTV

  • Design experience with Fire Alarming, VESDA systems, HPM, and Leak Detection

  • Experience leading a team of LSS design staff

  • Knowledge of design and construction specifications

  • Experience estimating and scheduling mid to large scale projects

  • Excellent knowledge of spoken and written English and German

Here’s what we offer:

  • Permanent position in sustainable, future-oriented projects

  • Flexible working hours

  • Discounted access to gym & fitness studios

  • Job bike leasing

  • Capital-forming benefits and company pension allowance

  • Individual career development opportunities in Germany and internationally

  • Diverse employee networks


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