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Fire Sprinkler Design Intern - Continental

Job Level: Internship 

Home District/Group: Continental Fire & Alarm District 

Department: Drafting & Design 

Market: Building 

Employment Type: Full Time Temporary 



Continental Fire Sprinkler Company is a full-service fire suppression company that designs, installs, services and inspects fire protection systems. Our headquarters are in Omaha, NE, with area offices in Davenport, IA; Des Moines, IA; and Glen Burnie, MD.  We pride ourselves on developing top-notch people into the managers and leaders of the future. Our success is evidenced by the number of successful, long-term Continental employees.  We commit extensive resources to training and developing our people through formal programs and hands-on experience.  Our experienced personnel, use of innovative technology and genuine dedication to customer service has established us as a trusted source for fire protection services.


This position is based out of our main office in Omaha, Nebraska and Hanover, Maryland


You will assist the Design Department with multiple tasks including but not limited to:
• revising shop drawings
• making test papers and preparing job packets
• plotting
• preparing CAD backgrounds
As a Design intern you may manage and design projects as assigned with supervision by the Area Design Manager or Contract Design Manager.


• Be available for part-time work during the school year (not mandatory) and full-time work during the Summer of 2024
• Be pursuing a degree in Engineering, Fire Protection Engineering, Construction Management, or related degree strongly preferred (Associates degree also considered)
• Have knowledge and experience working with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
• Have a strong work ethic - willing to do what it takes to get the job done
• Good written and verbal communication skills
• Have experience in AutoCAD

Other Requirements:
•    Regular, reliable attendance
•    Work productively and meet deadlines timely
•    Communicate and interact effectively and professionally with supervisors, employees, and others individually or in a team environment.
•    Perform work safely and effectively. Understand and follow oral and written instructions, including warning signs, equipment use, and other policies.
•    Work during normal operating hours to organize and complete work within given deadlines. Work overtime and weekends as required.

We offer our fulltime staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry, including top-tier medical, dental and vision plans covering eligible employees and dependents, voluntary wellness and employee assistance programs, life insurance, disability, retirement plans with matching, and generous paid time off.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.