Fire Protection Engineer Job Description Sample
Fire Protection Engineer
ABOUT THE POSITION
This position serves as the technical and consultive expert to the Building & Fire Prevention Bureau in reviewing plans, performing inspections, ensuring code adherence, providing technical expertise in hazardous materials response and determining that buildings and facilities within County jurisdiction meet life and fire safety and hazardous occupancy requirements; performs professional level engineering planning, research, design and inspection for a variety of construction, remodeling and major repair projects of County buildings and public facilities.
The successful candidate will start at the middle of the salary range.
This examination will establish an Open Competitive and Promotional list to fill current and/or future vacancies that may occur within the next six (6) months or may be extended as needed by the Office of Human Resources.
This position requires a valid registration as a professional Fire Protection Engineer from any state recognized by the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES) at time of application.
NOTE: Applications submitted without the required certification/license Type, Number, Issued By, Date Issued, and Date Expired information listed in the 'Certificates & Licenses' section of the application will not be considered.
All information listed in the 'Certificates & Licenses' section of your application must be valid and verifiable. Please Note, you are not required to hand deliver, mail, or fax your certificationlicense to Human Resources. Also, you are not required to attach a copy of your certification/license to your electronic application.
Qualifying education and experience must be clearly documented in the "Education" and "Work Experience" sections of the application. Do not substitute a resume for your application or write "see attached resume" on your application.
Education and Experience: Equivalent to a Bachelor's Degree in an applicable engineering discipline AND four (4) years of full-time professional level design, plan check and inspection work in the fire and life safety specialty discipline.
Working Conditions: Work with potential exposure to hazards at various construction sites or facilities.
Licensing and Certification: Must possess valid registration as a professional Fire Protection Engineer from any state recognized by the NCEE at time of application. Must possess a valid Nevada Class C driver's license at time of appointment.
Background Investigation: Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation. Periodically after employment background investigations may be conducted.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Confers with County staff regarding both County physical facility project requirements and private building requirements, including fire and life safety access and protection, hazardous occupancies, code requirements and related matters. Provides technical expertise of a consultive nature to County plan checkers, engineers, fire and building inspectors and other County staff.
Reviews plans and other written documentation for new construction, modifications and retrofitting for fire and life safety systems and hazardous occupancy requirements; ensures that plans meet federal, state and local codes and regulations; makes recommendations for materials and equipment alternatives to meet codes and regulations. Performs field inspections and witnesses tests and tests of new and existing fire protection, hazardous materials and similar systems and equipment for code and specification adherence and proper operation. Provides information regarding fire, life safety and hazardous materials issues to contractors developers, engineers, architects and the public; responds to and resolves public complaints regarding issues in areas of expertise.
Responds to emergencies and provides fire protection/hazardous materials knowledge and expertise in order to mitigate the incident. Develops standard operating procedures, operating manuals, training programs and technical documentation for plan checking, building inspection, fire inspection and fire suppression staff; provides information to other County departments and local agencies regarding fire, life safety and hazardous materials issues. Monitors developments in the construction field, including building materials, construction techniques and code and regulation changes; evaluates their effect upon County activities; makes code, regulation and procedural recommendations.
Conducts technical training/exercises in fire protection/hazardous materials matters. Contributes to the efficiency and effectiveness of the unit's service to its customers by offering suggestions and directing or participating as an active member of a work team. Maintains accurate records; prepares a variety of periodic and special reports, correspondence and other written materials.
Drives a personal or County motor vehicle to attend meetings and inspect various building and facility sites. Uses standard office equipment, including a computer terminal, in the course of the work. May direct the work of staff or professional service contractors on a project basis.
Mobility to work in a typical office setting, use standard office equipment and to drive a motor vehicle in order to visit work sites; strength and stamina to inspect various projects and facilities, often in inaccessible areas; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person or over the telephone. Accommodation may be made for some of these physical demands for otherwise qualified individuals who require and request such accommodation.
Fire Protection Engineer
Fire Protection Engineer 1
The Stanford University Fire Marshal's Office (SUFMO) is part of Stanford University's Department of Environmental Health and Safety, and provides comprehensive services to the Stanford community encompassing all aspects of Fire Safety. All SUFMO staff are dedicated to supporting the academic, research, clinical and public service missions of the University. By providing engineering, education, maintenance, and inspection services, we allow the Stanford community members to pursue their goals in a safe environment.
Under general direction, utilize expert knowledge and experience to provide plan review, code consultation and inspections throughout the university's capital projects delivery process.
Job Code: 4379
Grade Level: I
Examine, review, and comment on plans to ensure compliance with the applicable fire, building, and any other applicable technical codes, standards, laws and regulations, and for life safety issues, especially those that involve fire protection systems, access, egress, general storage, special occupancies and hazards, and the storage and use of hazardous materials.
Evaluate fire protection systems to ensure coordination into a comprehensive fire and life safety strategy.
Consult with other staff, EH&S staff, project managers, construction personnel, and governmental agency staff to ensure fire and life safety systems are appropriately installed and functional.
Prepare fire hazard analyses, including technical reports required by the California Building Code and/or local jurisdiction.
Negotiate with regulatory agencies as appropriate to arrive at a reasonable accommodation of the code.
Additional Core Duties:
- Log and track project review items and project support activity.
- Other duties may also be assigned
Education & Experience:
Bachelor's degree or equivalent focused on fire protection engineering or a closely related field, and three years of experience examining and reviewing plans related to building construction, fire protection systems, and the storage and use of hazardous materials; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of fire protection/systems, engineering principles and their application.
Knowledge of the most current building fire, fire alarm and/or automatic fire suppression systems codes.
Knowledge of and experience in building construction, fire protection systems, or hazardous materials, and plan review.
Knowledge of fire prevention principles, fire protection systems, and/or life safety practices and procedures.
Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to cultivate strong and collaborative internal and external relationships.
Proficiency and experience with computers and software; knowledge of office and industry software applications.
Additional Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Specific experience with AutoCAD spreadsheet, database, and project management software is highly desirable.
Certifications and Licenses:
Frequently stand/walk, write by hand and use a telephone.
Occasionally sit, perform desk based computer tasks and lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds.
Rarely kneel, crawl, climb ladders, reach/work above shoulder, twist/bend/stoop/squat, grasp lightly/fine manipulation, grasp forcefully, sort and file paperwork or parts, carry, push, and pull objects that weigh up to 40 pounds or more.
Ability to maintain a valid non-commercial California Driver's license.
Auditory acuity with ability to hear horns and bells.
Visual acuity with ability to see strobe lights.
- Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.
May work on roofs at heights greater than 10 ft.
May be exposed to extreme hot and cold temperatures.
May drive vehicle day and night.
Must wear personal protective equipment as defined/required by job assignments, and dress for clean rooms.
May work in labs or at special events and be exposed to high voltage electricity, radiation or electromagnetic fields, lasers, noise > 80dB TWA, allergens/biohazards/chemicals /asbestos, or heavy metals.
May work extended hours, evenings and weekends.
When conducting university business, must comply with the California Vehicle Code and Stanford University driving requirements.
Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu.
Fire Protection Engineer
Experience Your America and build a fulfilling career by joining the National Park Service (NPS) as we prepare for a second century of Stewardship and Engagement. Become a part of our mission to connect with our past and create important connections to the future by building a rich and lasting legacy for the next generation of park visitors, supporters and advocates.
This vacancy may be used to fill additional positions as vacancies become available.
Learn more about this agency
This position is located within the Department of the Interior, National Park Service, Denver Service Center (DSC), Design and Construction Division, Technical Branch in Lakewood, Colorado. The DSC is the central planning, design, and construction project office for the National Park Service. DSC provides cradle to grave project management and delivery; from planning to construction. DSC works in every NPS region and in more than half of all parks in the National Park System. For more information, visit the DSC website at www.nps.gov/DSC. The incumbent serves as the Senior Fire Protection Engineer subject matter expert in the Technical Branch, Division of Design and Construction within the Denver Service Center (DSC).
This position is located within the Department of the Interior, National Park Service (NPS), Technical Branch, Division of Design and Construction within the Denver Service Center (DSC) in Lakewood, CO. The Technical Branch provides expertise in managing design and construction projects developed for the National Park Service as well as partnership agencies and offices. This Branch provides quality assurance and technical support to the Division of Design and Construction. The incumbent serves as a Senior Fire Protection Engineer and Qualified Safety Professional.
The Technical Branch provides expertise in managing design and construction projects developed for the National Park Service as well as partnership agencies and offices. This Branch provides quality assurance and technical support to the division of Design and Construction and other projects associated with the line item and park direct charge programs. The Technical Branch also provides technical support to other DSC divisions as well as parks, regions and partnership agencies and offices.
At the full performance level (GS-13) the major duties of this position include, but are not limited to the following:
Serves as the Senior Fire Protection Engineer, alternate Senior Safety Engineer and Certified Safety Professional (Certified by the Board of Certified Safety Professionals) for the Division of Design and Construction. Acts as the DSC central point of contact and subject matter expert for all fire protection engineering related issues.
Develops, interprets, and promotes fire and life safety codes, standards, and policies (e.g. National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) codes and standards, International Fire Code (IFC), International Building Code (IBC), NPS Structural Fire Management Reference Manual 58, etc.).
Maintains and updates DSC Website Fire Protection Engineering Workflow Processes, Guidance, Standards, Forms, and Templates, and broadly disseminates current and updated information (i.e. via written and verbal communications including mentoring, briefings and trainings).
Conducts Quality Assurance reviews on all DSC design projects for compliance with applicable fire and life safety codes, standards, and policies.
Performs evaluations, assessments, tests and studies of facilities to assess compliance with current fire and life safety codes, standards, and policies; including identifying deficiencies (including fire risks and hazards) and developing corrective solutions (e.g. designs, programs, processes, etc.) to bring facilities into compliance with current fire and life safety codes, standards, and policies.
Performs values engineering and value analyses to evaluate and optimize designs involving integrated fire engineering systems (suppression, detection, and alarm systems).
Performs construction inspection and testing of fire protection systems (fire detection and fire suppression apparatus, appliances, and related devices) including issuing certificates of occupancy.
Develops and conducts technical training and guidance with DSC and NPS in subject matter skills. Furnishes technical advice to Branch Chiefs, Project Managers, Project Specialists, and contracting personnel on possible approaches to solve specific fire protection engineering related issues.
Serves as the Contracting Officers Representative (COR) for complex designs and construction projects performed by private sector firms under contract to the NPS.
Provides expertise in the evaluation and selection of A/E firms and with the preparation of scopes of work/estimates for A/E contracts relating to Fire Protection and Safety Engineering Work.
Participates on Technical Evaluation Panels as a member or subject matter expert in the selection of Construction Contractors. Participates in the selection of Construction Quality Safety Professionals and Construction Management Representatives (CMRs).
Performs construction safety reviews to determine compliance with construction contractors' Accident Prevention Plans (APPs).
This vacancy may be used to fill additional positions as vacancies become available.
This vacancy is also announced as NPS-18-EG-024(MP) for those applicants who wish to apply and be considered under Merit Promotion procedures.
Occasional travel - 1 to 5 nights per month may be required.
- Job family (Series)
0804 Fire Protection Engineering
Engineers, Fire Protection
Fire Protection Engineers
HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment
You will be subject to a background/suitability investigation/determination
You will be required to have federal payments made by Direct Deposit.
You must submit ALL required documents and a completed questionnaire.
You must be a U.S. Citizen.
Selective Service: If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, you must certify that you have registered with the Selective Service system, or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law. See http://www.sss.gov/.
Minimum Qualification Requirements:
To qualify for this position you must meet the (1) Basic Educational Requirements AND (2) Specialized Experience for the series to which you are applying.
(1) Basic Educational Requirement
A. Degree: Engineering. To be acceptable, the program must: (1) lead to a bachelor's degree in a school of engineering with at least one program accredited by ABET; or (2) include differential and integral calculus and courses (more advanced than first-year physics and chemistry) in five of the following seven areas of engineering science or physics: (a) statics, dynamics; (b) strength of materials (stress-strain relationships); (c) fluid mechanics, hydraulics; (d) thermodynamics; (e) electrical fields and circuits; (f) nature and properties of materials (relating particle and aggregate structure to properties); and (g) any other comparable area of fundamental engineering science or physics, such as optics, heat transfer, soil mechanics, or electronics.
B. Combination of education and experience -- college-level education, training, and/or technical experience that furnished (1) a thorough knowledge of the physical and mathematical sciences underlying engineering, and (2) a good understanding, both theoretical and practical, of the engineering sciences and techniques and their applications to one of the branches of engineering. The adequacy of such background must be demonstrated by one of the following:
Professional registration or licensure -- Current registration as an Engineer Intern (EI), Engineer in Training (EIT) 1, or licensure as a Professional Engineer (PE) by any State, the District of Columbia, Guam, or Puerto Rico. Absent other means of qualifying under this standard, those applicants who achieved such registration by means other than written test (e.g., State grandfather or eminence provisions) are eligible only for positions that are within or closely related to the specialty field of their registration. For example, an applicant who attains registration through a State Board's eminence provision as a manufacturing engineer typically would be rated eligible only for manufacturing engineering positions.
Written Test -- Evidence of having successfully passed the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) 2 examination or any other written test required for professional 1 For more information about EI and EIT registration requirements, please visit the National Society of Professional Engineers website at: http://www.nspe.org. 2 The FE examination is not administered by the U. S. Office of Personnel Management. For more information, please visit: http://www.nspe.org/Licensure/HowtoGetLicensed/index.html. 2 registration by an engineering licensure board in the various States, the District of Columbia, Guam, and Puerto Rico.
Specified academic courses -- Successful completion of at least 60 semester hours of courses in the physical, mathematical, and engineering sciences and that included the courses specified in the basic requirements under paragraph A. The courses must be fully acceptable toward meeting the requirements of an engineering program as described in paragraph A.
Related curriculum -- Successful completion of a curriculum leading to a bachelor's degree in an appropriate scientific field, e.g., engineering technology, physics, chemistry, architecture, computer science, mathematics, hydrology, or geology, may be accepted in lieu of a bachelor's degree in engineering, provided the applicant has had at least 1 year of professional engineering experience acquired under professional engineering supervision and guidance. Ordinarily there should be either an established plan of intensive training to develop professional engineering competence, or several years of prior professional engineering-type experience, e.g., in interdisciplinary positions. (The above examples of related curricula are not all inclusive.)
In addition to the Basic Educational Requirements for this position, applicants must meet the Specialized Experience Requirements described below: (2) Specialized Experience
To qualify for the GS-13, you must possess at least one full year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 level in the Federal service, or comparable experience not gained through Federal service. Specialized experience is experience that equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled. Specialized experience is defined as demonstrated experience: 1. Providing technical guidance for fire protection engineering related issued for a large design and construction office; 2. Recommending solutions to fire protection engineering issues in design and construction projects; 3. Negotiating construction related contracts; 4. Performing quality assurance reviews of documents to verify design submissions meet professional standards and methodologies related to fire protection engineering; and 5. Participating on Technical Evaluation Panels in the selection of Design Architectural/ Engineering and Construction Contractors.
Note: Applicants are required to meet all five specialized experience statements defined above to qualify for this position.
IMPORTANT NOTE: You are required to submit your transcripts or other verification to verify that you meet the basic educational requirement as outlined in the OPM Qualification Standards for All Professional Engineering Positions: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/0800/files/all-professional-engineering-positions-0800.pdf.
Additional information on the qualification requirements is outlined in the OPM Qualification Standards Handbook of General Schedule Positions and is available at OPM's website: https://www.opm.gov/qualifications/standards/indexes/num-ndx.asp
All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement.
Salary Range Information:
GS-13: $94,890 - $123,358 per annum. First time hires to the federal government typically start at the beginning salary in the range for their respective grade level.
Education: If this position requires specific educational course work to qualify, or you are qualifying based in whole or part on education, you are required to provide transcripts as proof of meeting the requirements.
Foreign Education: Education completed in colleges or universities outside the United States may be used to meet the specific educational requirements as stated above. You must provide acceptable documentation that the foreign education is comparable to that received in an accredited educational institution in the United States. For more information on how foreign education is evaluated, visit: http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-policies/#url=e4
Fire Protection Engineer
Benefits Supplemental Questions
Pay Schedule I, Grade 31, Regular schedule: 35 hours per week.
A vacancy exists in the Division of Buildings Plan Review, Department of Permits, Approval and Inspections.
A list of eligible applicants will be established based on the examination as outlined below.
Current and future vacancies occurring within this class may be filled from the list of eligible applicants.
All interested transfer and promotional candidates must apply at this time.
List all promotions and changes in job duties due to reclassification as separate work experience on your application. Applicants must include the dates of the promotions and reclassifications.
NOTE: Failure to complete all fields of the "Work Experience" section of the application will result in your application not being considered. A resume will not be considered in determining your qualifications for a position. Applicants selected for an interview may provide a resume at that time.
You can attach your transcript(s) or license(s) to your application.
Failure to submit proof of Licenses, Certifications and Education will result in your application not being considered. Proof of licenses, certifications, and/or education must be submitted with each application.
Examples of Duties:Under general supervision, performs professional fire protection engineering work to ensure compliance with fire codes and laws.
Reviews construction plans and specifications to determine compliance with the Baltimore County Fire Prevention Code, Baltimore County Building Code, State of Maryland Fire Prevention Code, NFPA "Life Safety Code," and other standards and codes.
Evaluates and reviews sprinkler systems, fire line installations, construction materials, mechanical devices, chemical, gas, and flammable liquid installations, and fire protection equipment for compliance with fire code requirements.
Recommends materials, equipment, or methods for alleviation of conditions conducive to fire.
Reviews designs of sprinkler installations for sufficiency and code compliance.
Confers with other engineers, architects, building and fire officials, and personnel of other County agencies concerning the achievement of fire code compliance.
Conducts fire protection field inspections to resolve difficult or complex code issues.
Examples of Other Duties
Represents the County and department at meetings of various organizations or societies on fire protection procedures.
Performs other related duties as required.
(NOTE: The duties and responsibilities listed above are for the purpose of determining a common set of minimum qualifications for all positions in this class. They may not include all of the essential job functions of each position in the class. Each position may not be required to perform all of the essential job functions listed.)
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree in fire protection or fire protection engineering, plus two years' experience in fire protection or fire protection engineering work, which included the review of construction plans and specifications for compliance with building and/or fire protection codes.
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree in engineering, plus four years' experience in fire protection or fire protection engineering work, which included the review of construction plans and specifications for compliance with building and/or fire protection codes.
Additional qualifying education may be substituted on a year-for-year basis up to a maximum of two years for the required experience.
Licenses and Certificates
Possession of a valid driver's license equivalent to a non-commercial, class C Maryland driver's license is required at the time of appointment.
Proof of Licenses, Certifications and Education
Applicants are required to submit proof of licenses, certifications and education beyond high school to meet the required and preferred qualifications of the position. Diplomas or transcripts must show the applicant's major field of study. Copies and unofficial transcripts are acceptable. Proof of licenses, certifications, and/or education must be submitted with each application.
Proof of Degree Equivalency
Applicants who have obtained a degree from outside the United States of America are required to submit degree equivalence documentation from World Education Services, Inc. (www.WES.org)
Mail or deliver documents to:
ATTN: Fire Protection Engineer
Office of Human Resources
Baltimore County Government
308 Allegheny Ave.
Towson, MD 21204
You can attach your transcript(s) or license(s) to your application.
Applicants will be qualified based on an evaluation of their training and experience, as stated on their application, which includes answers to the supplemental questions. Applicants must state the dates and duties of past and present experience clearly and completely for evaluation purposes.
Conditions of Employment:Physical and Environmental Conditions
The work of this classification is essentially sedentary. Some duties, such as those associated with conducting inspections, require traveling between work sites, exposure to adverse weather conditions and hazards associated with construction sites, and limited physical activity such as walking, bending, stooping, and climbing.
Medical Examination and Employment Background Investigation
Applicants selected for an appointment to a position in Baltimore County must successfully complete a physical examination and drug screen and an employment background investigation, including, but not limited to a criminal background, education, and fingerprint check.
Fire Protection Engineer
About the Position:
Salary Includes locality pay.
Current Cost of Living Allowance (COLA) is 10.99%, subject to change.
Learn more about this agency
You will serve as the District and Regional technical authority and consultant on Fire/Protection (FPP) engineering with responsibility for providing expert advice and engineering expertise on the interpretation of FPP policy directives and programs.
You will establish and implement District and Region wide FPP engineering regulations, criteria, standards and technical processes.
You will develop and implement procedures to manage and monitor regional execution of projects and resolve regional problems and coordinate work with technical counterparts.
- Temporary Duty (TDY) travel may be required approximately 10% of the time.
- Job family (Series)
0804 Fire Protection Engineering
Engineers, Fire Protection
Fire Protection Engineers
HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment
Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation.
A Confidential Financial Disclosure Report (OGE450) upon entry, and annually thereafter.
This position requires a Secret security clearance.
Incumbent is required to complete OGE Form 450, Confidential Financial Disclosure Report, at entering the position and annually.
Must be able to obtain and maintain a valid State driver's license.
Who May Apply: Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected. See Proof of Eligibility for an extensive list of document requirements for all employment authorities.
Current Department of Army Civilian Employees
Current Permanent Department of Defense (DOD) Civilian Employee (non-Army)
Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan
Non-Department of Defense (DoD) Transfer
Priority Placement Program (PPP), Program S (Military Spouse) registrant
Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998
In order to qualify, you must meet the education and experience requirements described below. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document.
Basic Requirement for Fire Protection Engineer:
A. Degree: Bachelor's degree (or higher degree) in engineering. To be acceptable, the program must: (1) lead to a bachelor's degree (or higher degree) in a school of engineering with at least one program accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET); OR (2) include differential and integral calculus and courses (more advanced than first-year physics and chemistry) in five of the following seven areas of engineering science or physics: (a) statics, dynamics; (b) strength of materials (stress-strain relationships); (c) fluid mechanics, hydraulics; (d) thermodynamics; (e) electrical fields and circuits; (f) nature and properties of materials (relating particle and aggregate structure to properties); and (g) any other comparable area of fundamental engineering science or physics, such as optics, heat transfer, soil mechanics, or electronics.
B. Combination of Education and Experience: College-level education, training, and/or technical experience that furnished (1) a thorough knowledge of the physical and mathematical sciences underlying engineering, and (2) a good understanding, both theoretical and practical, of the engineering sciences and techniques and their applications to one of the branches of engineering. The adequacy of such background must be demonstrated by one of the following:
1.Professional registration or licensure
Current registration as an Engineer Intern (EI), Engineer in Training (EIT), or licensure as a Professional Engineer (PE) by any State, the District of Columbia, Guam, or Puerto Rico. Absent other means of qualifying under this standard, those applicants who achieved such registration by means other than written test (e.g., State grandfather or eminence provisions) are eligible only for positions that are within or closely related to the specialty field of their registration. For example, an applicant who attains registration through a State Board's eminence provision as a manufacturing engineer typically would be rated eligible only for manufacturing engineering positions.
Evidence of having successfully passed the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) examination, or any other written test required for professional registration, by an engineering licensure board in the various States, the District of Columbia, Guam, or Puerto Rico.
3.Specified academic courses
Successful completion of at least 60 semester hours of courses in the physical, mathematical, and engineering sciences and that included the courses specified in A above. The courses must be fully acceptable toward meeting the requirements of an engineering program.
Successful completion of a curriculum leading to a bachelor's degree in an appropriate scientific field, e.g., engineering technology, physics, chemistry, architecture, computer science, mathematics, hydrology, or geology, may be accepted in lieu of a degree in engineering, provided the applicant has had at least 1 year of professional engineering experience acquired under professional engineering supervision and guidance. Ordinarily there should be either an established plan of intensive training to develop professional engineering competence, or several years of prior professional engineering-type experience, e.g., in interdisciplinary positions.
In addition to meeting the basic requirement above, to qualify for this position you must also meet the qualification requirements listed below:
Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes reviewing the quality of all Fire Protection engineering design and construction features; and develop reports, extension of designs, plans, and other technical engineering and construction services. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-12).
This position requires a Professional Engineering License / Registration.
You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:
Time in Grade Requirement: Applicants who have held a General Schedule (GS) position within the last 52 weeks must have 52 weeks of Federal service at the next lower grade or equivalent (GS-12).
Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone--no substitution of education for experience is permitted.
FOREIGN EDUCATION: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html
Fire Protection Engineer
TitleFire Protection Engineer
CompanyWA River Protection Solutions
The Fire Protection Engineer will assure that fire hazards are controlled/mitigated, that life safety is maintained, and that facilities and operations are in compliance with Department of Energy (DOE) contract requirements, National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) codes and standards, and other applicable statutory requirements. Job duties and responsibilities include:Provide fire hazards analysis, facility fire assessments, design and work document reviews, and oversight of operations to help assure fire safety.Provide fire hazards analysis, facility fire assessments, design and work document reviews, and oversight of operations to help assure fire safety.
Interface with the Hanford Fire Marshal (HFM) and, if qualified as a Deputy Fire Marshal (DFM), function on the behalf of the HFM in performing DFM responsibilities as authorized. Work closely with project nuclear safety staff to maintain the fire hazards analyses for the projects and to support maintenance of the documented safety analyses. Demonstrate a thorough working knowledge of the codes, principles, practices, and techniques in the field of fire protection engineering including NFPA and regulatory codes.
BA/BS in Fire Protection Engineering or related technical field. Minimum of 5 years related experience.
At least 5 years experience in DOE/DOD environment.
Relocation Funding ProvidedYes
U.S. Citizenship RequiredYes
Shift Work RequiredNo
This contractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR §§ 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.
EEO It's the Law Poster
Applicants and employees are protected under federal law against discrimination. To view information regarding these rights, please click on these links:
EEO is the Law poster
EEO is the Law Poster Supplement
Pay Transparency Policy Statement
Fire Protection Engineer
Enviva is a leading supplier of wood biomass fuels for global energy utilities produced to the strict standards of internationally recognized sustainable forestry and biomass organizations. The company's mission is to become the preferred partner and supplier of biomass fuels to industrial customers seeking to improve the environmental profile of their operations.
Replacing coal with sustainably produced wood biomass fuels is widely recognized by governments, researchers and NGOs as a cost effective renewable energy option, rapidly reducing lifecycle emissions of carbon dioxide and emissions of other harmful pollutants associated with energy generation. Enviva has been supplying wood chips and wood pellets to customers in the United States and Europe since 2007. The company owns numerous six wood pellet manufacturing facilities throughout the Southeast in Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Florida and owns or contracts port facilities in Chesapeake, Virginia, Panama City, Florida. Enviva is currently developing additional facilities and ports to support its rapidly expanding sales.
Reporting to the Director of Engineering, the Fire Protection Engineer will serve as a subject matter expert to establish and manage
Fire Protection Engineer
Business Line Government
Position Title Fire Protection Engineer
United States of America
- New Mexico
Nuclear Waste Partnership, an LLC of AECOM, is seeking a Fire Protection Engineer to be based in our Carlsbad, New Mexico location.
The successful candidate will provide day-to-day support of the Fire Protection Engineering/Life Safety Systems Engineering Program through a variety of engineering and analytical assignments at the Department of Energy's (DOE) Waste Isolation Pilot Plant's (WIPP) underground mine and surface facilities. Application of Fire Protection Engineering principles to problems ranging from simple code consulting to unique and complex technical problems. Tasks include application of codes and standards, evaluation of fire protection programs and facilities or development and implementation of fire protection programs, fire protection systems support including minor design modifications or recommendations. Fire Protection engineering project support ranging from small focused scope to large, multimillion dollar one-of-a-kind projects. May include computer modeling of fire, egress or other fire related or influenced phenomena. May serve as Cognizant Systems Engineer in one or more of six fire protection system categories onsite. Assist in revising and approved FPE site procedures.
Master of Science in Fire Protection Engineering or Mechanical Engineering with three (3) years of related experience, or
Bachelor of Science in Fire Protection Engineering or Mechanical Engineering with five (5) years of related experience is required.
For candidates with a Mechanical Engineering Degree, strong fire protection experience is required.
Strong analytical and fire hazards analysis skills are mandatory.
Due to the nature of the work, candidates must be US Citizens.
Department of Energy or Commercial Nuclear Facility experience is desired.
NICET Level II or III in any fire protection discipline or Professional Engineer (PE) License is preferred.
What We Offer
AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.
AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here to view the EEO Is The Law poster.
Job Category Engineering
- Fire and Risk
Business Group Management Services Group (MS)
Country United States of America
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 195678BR
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.
Fire Protection Engineer
Investigate failures involving fire protection and life safety systems
Investigate commercial, residential and vehicle fires
Conduct field investigations and perform forensic engineering & failure/accident analysis on incidents involving fires and fire protection systems.
Conduct unbiased investigations for various clients
Provide technical findings and conclusions in laymen's terms, both verbally and in written reports
Responsible for retention and development of client relationships
Support conclusions by appropriate testimony in legal proceedings
Deliver professional presentations, develop client relationships and promote self to client groups
Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies
Bachelor's degree in Fire Protection Engineering required; Master's Degree preferred
P. E. registration or ability to obtain Experience with fire modeling software
CFI certification or ability to obtain
Fire Investigation experience or desire to learn a must
Knowledge of various fire protection systems, codes, standards and guidelines
Fire origin and cause determination experience preferred
Minimum of seven (7) years of post-academic engineering experience
Forensic, design or testing experience/exposure
Exceptional interpersonal, communication and writing skills
Ability to travel 25% of the time
Ability to maneuver in and around an accident site
Ability to lift 40 lbs.
Ability to drive to site locations
Ability to travel by airline
Ability to effectively communicate with clients and colleagues
Ability to wear personal protective equipment as required by the work site
Extensive forensic training
Dental & vision coverage
401(k) with company match
Paid vacation, sick days and holidays
Company-paid STD, LTD and life insurance
Tuition Reimbursement Program
Fire Protection Engineer
Saudi Aramco is seeking Fire Protection Engineers to serve within the Fire Protection Department (FrPD). The role will be based in corporate offices in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, with periodic field visits across the Kingdom.
Saudi Aramco FrPD provides end-to-end fire protection services to all personnel, assets and locations associated with the Company within Saudi Arabia. Our Mission is to "Save Lives and Protect Assets." FrPD has more than 1800 personnel, compromising a 49-station fire service and units of specialist engineers who support Saudi Aramco projects and operations, as well as our own Saudi Aramco FrPD emergency response teams. Our Fire Protection Engineers play a pivotal role in maintaining and further evolving corporate safety and fire protection mechanisms across the breadth of Saudi Aramco interests.
In this service, Fire Protection Engineers will be expected to play a lead role in the review of engineering design packages of active fire protection systems for Company projects, ranging from plants (e.g., refineries, bulk plants, and GOSPs) to commercial spaces – like the King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture – to residential projects, such as the current project to expand the Dhahran community by 1500 units. The projects involve onshore and offshore facilities, both new and existing, and can require representation by FrPD, from design basis through development to execution, commissioning, and acceptance testing.
Working within our Fire Protection Engineering Unit, our Fire Protection Engineers are industry experts in their field, possessing a depth of experience across the spectrum of fire protection and fire systems engineering, and providing proactive specialist advice and support for fire detection and fire protection systems installed in all Saudi Aramco facilities across the Kingdom. Fire Protection Engineers serve on technical committees for corporate and international standards, recommending changes that improve safety in our core business areas.
As technical experts, Fire Protection Engineers are paramount in providing engineering and specialist advice for issues related to deficient fire protection systems.
During the first 30 days, the incumbents will become familiar with FrPD organizational structure, responsibilities, key stakeholders, risk portfolio, current and forecast projects, as well as the department procedures and company policy.
During the first 60 – 120 days, the incumbents will commence key duties, including engineering ownership of assigned projects and modifications, development of training courses related to fire protection, and providing engineering support to fire operations staff. Minimum Requirements Saudi Aramco FrPD seeks candidates who satisfy the following criteria:
A depth of experience in fire protection engineering, ideally with specialization in one or more of the following areas: fixed fire systems (e.g., water and/or foam monitors and spray systems); sprinkler systems; fire alarm and detection systems; fire pumps; or fire water distribution networks.
Preferably in excess of 10 years of progressive experience as a registered fire protection engineer, ideally gained in the oil and gas industry. Related industries, and those of comparably complex nature, are also beneficial.
Experience as the lead fire protection engineer on large and complex projects, specifically experience related to the development, execution, commissioning and acceptance testing phases.
A sound working knowledge of fire and industry safety engineering, standards and codes under the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), International Code Council (ICC) and, ideally, American Petroleum Industry (API).
Sound knowledge of engineering practices and economic principles, calculation methods and design details under North American standards.
Demonstrable, deep expertise relating reviews of technical design packages to fire systems and equipment, with associated problem-solving skills for the inevitable onsite modifications.
Extensive technical knowledge and expertise in fixed and semi-fixed fire protection and fire alarm systems.
Candidates must hold a bachelor degree in either Mechanical, Electrical, Chemical or Fire Protection Engineering , or a closely related subject that is acceptable to the Saudi Council of Engineers (SCE).
A master degree is advantageous, as is status as a Certified Fire Protection Specialist (CFPS).
Excellent command of technical engineering, with an ability to analyze complicated challenges, and develop safe and cost-effective solutions.
OTHER DESIRED ATTRIBUTES:
Must qualify for a Saudi Arabia Resident Visa and driver's License.
Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point, etc.)
Highly developed verbal and written English language skills.
Demonstrated ability to perform detailed financial and technical analysis.
Ability to think strategically while satisfying day-to-day operational issues.
Capable of deploying career-gained skills to a high-profile, dynamic, world-leading organization.
Role model who can mentor and develop young, recently graduated engineers. Duties & Responsibilities High level accountabilities of the Fire Protection Engineer will include the following:
Plans schedule and provides work direction for preparation or correction of designs, processes, reports, correspondence, and data, to ensure efficiency and conformance to overall objectives of all phases of complex engineering projects and problems.
Reviews engineering design packages of fire detection and protection systems for new facilities and for modification projects in Saudi Aramco, as the company fire protection representative.
Provides expert technical advice and consultation, upon request by FrPD
Operational Divisions or other Saudi Aramco organizations, for issues related to troubleshooting fire detection and fire protection systems.
Participates and provide assistance to the project design and construction team during development, execution, commissioning, and acceptance testing phases of Saudi Aramco mega-projects.
Leads reviews of technical specification packages for procurement or replacement of fixed fire detection and protection systems.
Provides engineering and technical assistance and support for Fixed Fire Systems and Inspection Groups in FrPD divisions, on various fire detection protection systems used in Saudi Aramco facilities.
Conducts Quality Assurance Reviews of FrPD Fixed Fire Systems and Inspection Groups.
Works with, or is the Responsible Standardization Agency (RSA), for material selection related to fire protection equipment, systems, and spare parts.
Participates in reviews of FrPD and corporate standards, internal policies, and other governing documents.
Performs technical research and evaluations of new products, technologies, and firefighting procedures.
Supports the FrPD Emergency Command Center, as needed.
Develops training programs for design, inspection, and testing of fixed fire protection systems for FrPD personnel.
Participates in fire investigations for fire incidents. About Us Saudi Aramco's Industrial Relations (IR) Business line is dedicated to building, maintaining and enhancing the relationships the Company develops with people and institutions inside the Kingdom and around the world.
It is through the IR business line that the Company cares for the health, wellbeing and security of its employees and their families, maintains the high quality of life found in Company communities, operates the school system for the children of expatriate employees, and communicates with various audiences through a variety of media, including print publications, events, films and websites. Saudi Aramco operates one of the largest and most successful industrial and professional training programs on the planet to ensure that its employees are provided with the training they need to meet emerging challenges. The Company's wide-ranging corporate citizenship activities, which focus on the areas of environmental protection, knowledge, community and the economy, are also the responsibility of the IR business line. Auto req ID 16086BR
Apply for this role Save to cart View similar jobs
Making better hires starts with building better job descriptions
- Browse 100s of templates across 40+ industries
- Customize your template with your company info & job requirements
- Post it to 20+ job boards in seconds – for FREE!