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Fire Alarm/Security Estimator (Estimating/Engineering)

Department: Project Development

Location: Columbia, MD



We are seeking a Fire Alarm Estimator (Estimating/Engineering) to join our Project Development department.

Work Location:

Columbia, MD office


  • Estimates or reviews new jobs to verify accuracy of equipment and labor cost.

  • Reviews submittals to verify engineering feasibility and code compliance.

  • Provides technical support for the Sales Department and the Project Managers.

  • Estimates or reviews change orders for existing jobs.

  • Is responsible to meet project estimate/proposal deadlines and bid dates.

  • Other duties as assigned.

    Knowledge & Skills Requirements:

  • Prefer 5 years experience in estimating Life Safety Systems and a NICET Level II or III Certification.

  • Installation experience and prior construction experience a plus.

  • Knowledge of fire alarm system design, costing, and knowledge of local and national electrical and fire codes a must.

  • Knowledge of security, card access, sound/intercommunications and CCTV systems a plus. Ability to read and understand contract drawings and specifications, a plus.

  • General electrical/electronic background.

  • Knowledge of installation practices and construction procedures.

  • Must have a positive and respectful attitude to maintain good working relationships with management staff, employees, vendors and customers.

  • Competent computer skills

    ARK offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package including:

  • Medical Insurance

  • Vision Insurance

  • Dental Insurance

  • Short Term Disability Insurance

  • Long Term Disability Insurance

  • 401(k) Plan

  • Life Insurance

  • 9 Paid Holidays

  • Paid Vacation and Sick Leave

  • Employee Referral Program

    Maximize your potential with ARK!

    ARK Systems is an EOE M/F/D/V