Fire Alarm Designer – Remote

Evergreen Fire and Security

Who We Are

Evergreen Fire and Security is a recognized leader in the life safety and security solutions industry.  We are entrusted by the Federal Government and commercial customers to protect lives, critical infrastructure, and information by providing and maintaining technically advanced and innovative fire alarm, access control, intrusion detection, CCTV, mass notification, and other critical protection systems.

The Key to Our Success

Our success is due in large part to the experience, skills, and expertise of the best and brightest employees in the industry.  Due to growth, we are looking for additional qualified experts to join the Evergreen team.  Think you have what it takes?  Great!  We welcome you to submit your qualifications for this great career opportunity at Evergreen Fire and Security.

The Opportunity

This opportunity as a Fire Alarm Designer is perfect for an experienced fire-focused engineer or technician!  This individual is responsible for ensuring the overall designs are in compliance with Evergreen Fire and Security (EFS) standards and contract requirements. The Fire Alarm Designer is primarily responsible for all design work for systems prior to acceptance by the customer and transfer of responsibility to a Project Manager. The Designer will consult with customers, vendors, and management to review project needs, create designs, and determine project time frames. 

The Responsibilities

Design and estimate fire and mass notification projects, review CAD drawings, review bid, and final cut build-outs for accuracy and completeness. 

Evaluates electrical systems, products, components, and applications by designing and conducting research; applying knowledge of the system and their capabilities to meet Federal, State, and local regulations, code, and specifications. 

Confirms systems and components capabilities by designing testing methods; testing properties. 

Provides engineering information by answering questions and requests. 

Completes projects by training and guiding System Engineers, Technicians, and/or Project Managers through the design. 

Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; attending system certification courses;  

Maintain a library of and stay current with all applicable regulations, codes, and specifications. 

Ability to multi-task several projects while still ensuring accuracy and efficiency. 

Author and review estimates. 

Provide pre-design bill of materials to estimators. 

The Necessities

Valid driver’s license

Pass pre-employment background, federal-class drug, financial credit check and MVR screening and participate in the company’s random screening process.

Experience in Fire Alarm/Life Safety Systems

Excellent computer skills (Operating Systems and troubleshooting)

Great communication skills to interface with customers and team members

Attention to detail

Ability to work autonomously

Ability to work well with others and come to work with a positive attitude

Great to Have

NICET III or IV Fire Alarm Systems Certification

The Benefits

Competitive pay

Paid Time Off (PTO)

Paid holidays

Medical, dental, and vision insurance plans

401(k) plan

Up to 4% match available

100% vested from day one

Healthcare flexible spending accounts

Dependent care flexible spending accounts

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Company sponsored group term life insurance

Corporate perks program

Opportunities to participate in voluntary benefits such as pet insurance, voluntary life insurance, disability insurance, long term care, hospital indemnity insurance, critical illness insurance, legal services, identity theft protection, and accident insurance

Pay range is $95,000 – $115,000 annually for well-qualified applicants.

We also offer opportunities for training and advancement in a fast-paced, inclusive, and rewarding working environment.  Check us out on Facebook, LinkedIn, or at

Evergreen Fire & Security is a US government contractor with sensitive access requirements.  As our employee, you must also be able to satisfy federal government requirements for access to government information.  Unless otherwise stated in the requirements section of an individual job listing, our positions require U.S. citizenship due to the level of access to sensitive information and/or restricted facilities. 

No applicant for employment is denied equal opportunity because of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy, status as a parent, national origin, age, disability (physical or mental), family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, or other non-merit based factors. These protections extend to all management practices and decisions, including recruitment and hiring practices, appraisal systems, promotions, training, and career development programs. 

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