Joseph (Joe) Henk, CET
Experienced NICET III Fire Protection Designer expanding to Sprinkler Service Sales Rep
- Greater Chicago Area
Joseph (Joe) Henk, CET's Overview
- Sprinkler Service Sales Rep at SimplexGrinnell
Joseph (Joe) Henk, CET's Summary
• Leveraging 17+ years Fire Protection Design and Project Management experience providing clients direction and solutions using an insightful, planned, strategic approach.
• NICET Level III certified in Water-Based (formerly Automatic Sprinkler) Systems Layout.
• Maintained 97% ‘fit-the-first-time’ installation rate with minimal field modifications required on projects designed.
• Met or exceeded sales margin on 90% of projects designed and project managed.
• Automatic Fire Sprinkler System designs spanned from 100 ft² retrofits to 1MM ft² new distribution centers, including wet, dry, preaction, deluge, FM-200, anti-freeze, fire pumps, standpipe and hose systems, water tanks, and water spray fixed systems, to name a few, managing 2 to 12 projects simultaneously, depending on project sizes and complexities.
***Please contact me direct via email at email@example.com or by mobile/text at 630-638-0265 so we can discuss how I can help provide YOU with fire protection and short-, long-term service solutions backed by SimplexGrinnell.***
Automatic Fire Sprinkler Systems
Standpipe and Hose Systems
Water Spray Fixed Systems
Fire Protection Product Knowledge
Water Supply Testing/Analysis
NFPA, International Building & Fire Codes Research/Application
Insurance Company Requirements
New Construction & Existing (Retro-fit) Construction
Stock Listing & Materials Procurement
Joseph (Joe) Henk, CET's Experience
Sprinkler Service Sales Rep
Public Company; 10,001+ employees; TYC; Public Safety industry
April 2012 – Present (2 years 6 months) Chicago (Addison), IL
Estimating and quoting fire sprinkler systems for commercial, institutional and industrial facilities, specializing in the Service market. Continuing to build strong client relationships - past, present and future - and maintaining them.
Fire Sprinkler Designer / Project Manager
Public Company; 11-50 employees; Mechanical or Industrial Engineering industry
January 2011 – August 2011 (8 months) Schaumburg, IL
Experienced fire sprinkler protection designer who assisted in further development of premier fire protection company.
Provided valuable knowledge to other designers to enhance their growth and understanding of fire sprinkler protection complexities and design practices.
Performed layout, design, hydraulic calculations, field survey, materials stock list and project management of multiple fire sprinkler protection projects utilzing vast knowledge of fire protection systems.
Project Design Engineer
Partnership; 1001-5000 employees; Construction industry
February 2003 – July 2010 (7 years 6 months)
Layout and design of automatic fire sprinkler systems of various complexities. Also worked as I.T. support for the Chicago Fire Protection branch.
Fire Protection Designer
March 1997 – January 2003 (5 years 11 months)
Layout and design of automatic fire sprinkler systems. Some I.T. support within office.
Privately Held; 1001-5000 employees; Construction industry
December 1994 – December 1996 (2 years 1 month)
Layout and design of automatic fire sprinkler systems.
Partnership; 1-10 employees; Architecture & Planning industry
June 1989 – September 1994 (5 years 4 months)
Worked Summers, 1989 & 1991; college breaks 1989 & 1991-1994. Performed various duties in an Architectural Engineering firm that consisted of drafting, surveying, and some minor engineering work.
Assitant Project Manager/Assistant Asbestos Inspector
C & W Bradley Construction Management, P.C.
June 1992 – September 1993 (1 year 4 months)
Worked Summers, 1992 & 1993.
Assisted Project Manager in overseeing abatement contractors and their workers perform asbestos abatements in various schools as per Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) regulations. Also assisted in inspecting schools and taking samples of construction materials potentially containing asbestos. Licensed by IDPH as an Assitant Project Manager/Assitant Asbestos Inspector.
Joseph (Joe) Henk, CET's Projects
Jo-Ann Stores D.C., Opelika, ALTeam Members: Joseph (Joe) Henk, CET
CITGO Lemont, IL RefineryTeam Members: Joseph (Joe) Henk, CET, Gordon Lewis, SET
Crude Oil Unit 111 - Fixed Water Deluge Systems - Designer
Unit 590 ULSD Compliance Project - Fixed Water Deluge Systems - Local Project Management Liaison
Joseph (Joe) Henk, CET's Skills & Expertise
- Fire Protection
- Control Valves
- Project Management
- Fire Suppression
- Fire Protection Products
- Fire Sprinklers
- Design Build
- Project Planning
- MS Office Suite
- Windows 7
- Pipe Fabrication
- Plan and Spec
- Field Survey
- Code Compliance
- Construction Documents
- Construction Drawings
- Mechanical Aptitude
- Microsoft Office
- Fire Pumps
Joseph (Joe) Henk, CET's Education
B.S. Architectural Engineering, Structural and Environmental Design Specialties
1988 – 1994
Activities and Societies: Architectural Engineering Society, Sound Engineers (Pep Band) - Percussion/Drum Kit
General Studies, Advanced Mathematics
1990 – 1991
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