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Project Manager Design

Longmont, Colorado, United States
February 01, 2018

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Spencer Sosebee

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Longmont, Colorado 80501




Experienced fire sprinkler designer with 10 years experience in all aspects of fire protection. Proficient in using AutoCAD based sprinkler design programs and have studied manual hydraulic calculations as well as multiple system types. I have designed Wet-pipe systems, Dry Pipe, Deluge, Pre-Action and Standpipe design and have experience using SprinkCAD, SprinkCalc, HydraCAD, AutoCAD and Revit MEP.

Work Experience:

Impact Fire Services, Lubbock, Texas 2015 - Present

Project Manager/Fire Sprinkler Designer

I am involved in all aspects of fire sprinkler design from working with the estimator, customers, prospective customers, preliminary start meetings, survey design, submittal process, preliminary design and calculations, final drawings, as-built drawings and working with the AJH’s to ensure systems meet all applicable codes.

Responsible for ordering materials for all jobs and ensuring service crew have all materials in stock for every day/emergency service calls, create packet for installer(s) and go over key points of design and installation with job superintendent.

Casteel A.F.P., Lubbock, Texas 2014 - 2015

Project Manager/Fire Sprinkler Designer

Involved in fire sprinkler design and all working installations as well as prototype/bid layouts for estimation purposes.

Surveyed, designed and helped coordinate the field crews. Preparation of stock lists for the fabrication shop, performed inspections and ordered all necessary materials. Worked closely with the estimator to ensure design and material costs were within job estimate.

Koetter Fire Protection, Lubbock, Texas 2012 - 2014

Project Manager/Fire Sprinkler Designer 2007 - 2009

I was responsible for design in all phases ranging from working with the estimator, survey, design, calculations, submittals, stock listing, and ordering all materials for the job, and everyday items. I worked closely with the Field Superintendent and Sprinkler Foreman to make certain installation was as smooth as possible, and testing went as planned and all close-out documents were where they needed to be. I also worked very closely with our customers, and Contractors, and helped estimator by gathering bid documents, and dealing with possible customers.

Standard Automatic Fire Protection, Lubbock, Texas 2004 - 2007

Jr. CAD Operator/Fire Sprinkler Designer

Worked directly with design manager and primarily responsible for CAD, laying out sprinklers, drawing detailed sections, riser details, site plans, limited stock and learned the basics of sprinkler design.


NICET Level 1 - Water-based Systems Layout Certification. Currently obtaining Level II certification.

Trinity Valley Community College, Athens Texas 2011 - 2012

General Studies in Science

Trinity Valley Community College, Athens Texas 2011 - 2012

Technical Drafting and Design

South Plain Community College, Levelland, Texas 2001-2003

Audio Engineering & General Studies


Rick Sosebee CET

Impact Fire Services


Jim Smith SET



Mark Johnston SET

Casteel AFP


Jerry Watts SFPE

Accent Fire Intl.


Richard Hamilton

Operations Manager

South Plains Mall


Morgan MacKenzie

D & M Construction, Owner



South Plains Mall

Lubbock, Texas

D&M Construction

(Survey & show all existing sprinkler

piping installed in 1972 to current)

Primexx Energy

Pecos, Texas

(Automatic sprinkler system for warehouse

and office complex, including fire pump)

Natural Grocers

Lubbock, Texas


Lubbock, Abilene, Big Spring

Flying J

Midland, Big Spring

Southwest Tire Warehouse

Lubbock, Texas

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