Trainee Design Engineer
Compco Fire Systems Limited
Worcester, England
17h ago

Permanent, Full Time

To continue our provision of service excellence and value to our customers, we are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated and hard working individual to join us as a Trainee Design Engineer in our Hamilton office.

As a Trainee Design Engineer you will learn the rules, regulations, products, programmes, sequences and project specifications whilst also gaining project experience.

The successful applicant will embark on our in-house training scheme, incorporating an introduction to fire sprinkler system design, CAD and product familiarisation, which will result in a basic working knowledge for projecting and designing sprinkler systems.

Further training will continue after this period with a long term goal of becoming a fully qualified sprinkler engineer within 2 to 4 years.

This is a great opportunity for committed individuals to develop a career within the sprinkler industry for those wishing to seek a dynamic career.

  • The main elements of the training will include areas such as;
  • Introduction to sprinklersSite visit to see a complete systemSite visit to see a system being installedHealth and safety awarenessBuilding construction terminologyIntroduction into sprinkler rules & trainingProduct familiarisationFamiliarisation of other Fire Suppression systems within our industry, including Gas & Foam.Site surveys

    Please note that some training will take place in our Head Office in Worcester and therefore you may be required to travel and stay away in Worcester.

    Travel expenses will be paid for by Compco.

  • Once trained you will carry out the following duties;
  • Produce detailed plans and sections of sprinkler systemsCarry out site surveysAttend Design team meetings to co-ordinate servicesProduce hydraulic calculationsSize sprinkler fire pumps and tanksRequest information from internal and external clientsInform clients of contract changes


    You must have a Grade C or above in Maths.Excellent IT skills with working knowledge of Microsoft packages including Word, Excel and Outlook.

    Proven verbal and written English communication skillsTrack record in finding solutions to problems within deadlinesProven ability to organise self and othersMethodical with attention to detailWorking knowledge of AutoCAD either in 2D or 3D would be an advantage but not essential

    What we offer

    We offer an attractive benefits package together with a positive team atmosphere. You will receive support and guidance from our dedicated and experienced teams as well as a personal mentor from the Design function.

  • In addition to this, we also offer;
  • Private Medical Insurance (after probationary period)Auto-enrolment pensionLife insuranceCycleschemeLong service awards23 days holiday plus 8 bank holidaysDevelopment opportunitiesCharity fundraising and social events

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