Fire Protection Engineer Job Description Sample
Fire Protection Engineer
Under general supervision, performs engineering design in the specialized field of fire science, protection and prevention. Responsibilities will include fire sprinkler design, smoke modeling and hydraulic modeling. Works closely with Project Managers, Project Engineers and Senior Engineers.
Essential Job Responsibilities
Applies standard techniques and procedures in the design of fire sprinkler systems, including hydraulic analysis, drawings and specifications for systems in commercial buildings.
Interfaces and provides direction to CAD/Design staff to produce permit documents in 3 Dimensions using AutoCAD CAD MEP or Revit.
Requires a working knowledge of the International Code Council codes and National Fire Protection Association Standards and Guidelines.Requires the development of a working knowledge of local codes in multiple jurisdictions across the western United States to support specific project efforts.
We are a dynamic organization in a rapidly changing industry. Accordingly, the responsibilities associated with this job will change from time to time in accordance with the Company's business needs. More specifically, the incumbent may be required to perform additional and/or different responsibilities from those set forth above.
Fire Protection Engineer
Parsons has a position for a Senior Fire Protection Engineer (FPE) to join the Fire Protection Engineering Division of Federal Business Unit in support of various Government Agency projects. Parsons Federal provides a broad array of engineering design services to its clients including Fire and Life Safety Engineering and Fire Protection System Design.
Plan, direct, and oversee engineering activities including project execution
Conduct Fire Protection Engineering inspection, studies, design, and complex calculations
Perform interpretation and application of local, state, and federal requirements, and regulations, relative to all aspects of fire protection and life safety
Prepare and present technical audits, reports and exhibits
Design fire suppression system, fire alarm system, and prepare technical specifications
Comply with all safety policies
Complete site surveys and identify code issues and offer compliant solutions
Visit construction sites or frequent travel with overnight stay
San Antonio Texas
Merritt Island Florida
8+ years of work experience in Fire Protection Engineering design and project management
Ability to multi-task, work with minimal supervision, follow written and oral instructions, show attention to detail and demonstrate problem-solving skills
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Experience in using AutoCAD, Revit, and Hydraulic Calculation software
US Citizenship is required. Candidate must have the ability to obtain US Government security clearances
B.S. Degree, or higher, in Engineering, preferably Fire Protection Engineering
Professional Engineering (PE) License in Fire Protection Engineering
Possess certifications, training, and working knowledge of all NFPA codes and standards including NFPA13, 14, 11, 15, 16, 20, 22, 24, 25, 2001, 70, and 72
Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) simulation experience is a plus
Smoke control and exhaust system design experience is a plus
Fire Protection Engineer
Help Duties Summary
A successful candidate in this position will serve as a technical authority and subject matter expert for fire protection engineering for the Richland Operations Office (RL) and a Safety System Oversight Engineer (SSOE) for protection and suppression safety systems.
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As a Fire Protection Engineer, you will:
Serve as a technical review authority in connection with procurement an development of facilities, equipment and methods.
Interpret Life Safety Code and International Building/Fire Codes for application at facilities with highly technical and complex scientific missions.
Serve as review authority for plans and specifications of new construction; modification, alteration, or additions to buildings, structures, and utilities.
Evaluate implementation of fire protection concepts and principles through oversight of contractor programs, processes, and safety systems.
Participate in and often leads in-depth engineering reviews and assessments involving all facets of fire protection engineering and identifies fire-related vulnerabilities.
- Travel may be required for training purposes.
- Job family (Series)
0804 Fire Protection Engineering
Engineers, Fire Protection
Fire Protection Engineers
Help Requirements Conditions of Employment
You must be a United States Citizen.
This employer participates in the e-Verify program.
Males must abide by Selective Service registration requirements.
The position is in the bargaining unit.
- Position is subject to Public Trust
- Tier 2.
Incumbent will be required to participate in the Technical Qualification Program (TQP).
Promotion Potential: A selectee at the lower level may be promoted to the next grade level without further competition when all regulatory, qualification, and performance requirements are met. Selection at a lower grade level does not guarantee promotion to the full performance level.
Incumbent will be required to submit a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report form upon promotion to the GS-14 grade level. For additional information, please visit the Office of Government Ethics.
A preliminary background check may be completed before a new employee can begin work. Current Federal employees or other individuals with an existing completed background investigation may not be required to undergo another background check.
Only experience obtained at the time of the application will be considered; however, you can update your resume and application submission at any time during the opening period of this vacancy announcement.
BASIC EDUCATION QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
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:
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. (Submit a copy of your current registration.) OR
2.Written Test -- 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, and Puerto Rico. (Submit a copy of your examination/written test). OR
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 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. OR
4.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.
More complete information on basic education qualification requirements for this position can be found at: All Professional Engineering Positions.
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
GS-12: A qualified candidate's online application and resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level (GS-11) in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position is defined as: developing and applying novel approaches in the solution of complex or obscure engineering/technical problems; identifying fire hazards and their risks, the cost of protection, and fire safety design to determine and apply scientific principles and theories of fire phenomena.
GS-13: A qualified candidate's online application and resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level (GS-12) in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position is defined as: recognizing the relationship of problems and practices of related engineering fields either to solve the engineering problem or referring it to the appropriate source.
GS-14: A qualified candidate's online application and resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level (GS-13) in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position is defined as: making decisions, resolving unforeseen problems, and overcoming conflicting schedules, major constraints and other internal/external priorities; or modifying traditional techniques or developing new ones in order to solve complex fire protection problems.
Your application and resume should demonstrate that you possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs). Do not provide a separate narrative written statement. Rather, you must describe in your application how your past work experience demonstrates that you possess the KSAs identified below. Cite specific examples of employment or experience contained in your resume and describe how this experience has prepared you to successfully perform the duties of this position. DO NOT write "see resume" in your application!
Knowledge of, and skill in applying, advanced theories, concepts, and principles practices in the science of professional fire protection engineering.
Knowledge of developing, interpreting, and promoting fire safety codes, standards, and directives.
Broad knowledge, judgment, understanding, and application of principles, methods, and technical of related engineering disciplines.
Proficient knowledge of nuclear operations including conduct of operations, nuclear safety and program and project management policy and practices.
Proficient ability to justify, defend, negotiate or settle highly significant or controversial engineering matters and represent the agency in professional conferences or committees.
"Experience" refers to paid and unpaid experience. Examples of qualifying unpaid experience may include: volunteer work done through National Service programs (such as Peace Corps and AmeriCorps); as well as work for other community-based philanthropic and social organizations. Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills; and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
Time-in-Grade: Current Federal employees must meet time-in-grade requirements by the closing date of this announcement to receive consideration.
CTAP/ICTAP candidates: To be considered "well qualified" you must meet all of the requirements as described in this section.
You must meet all qualifications and eligibility requirements by the closing date of this announcement.
This vacancy has a mandatory education requirement (also known as a "positive educational requirement"). Therefore, you must provide documentation supporting any education claims in your application. Education must be obtained from an accredited institution recognized by the U. S. Department of Education.
Foreign education must be reviewed by an organization recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. For special instructions pertaining to foreign education and a list of organizations that can evaluate foreign education, see the Department of Education website.
Fire Protection Engineer
Must have active or ability to obtain TS/SCI with CI Poly clearance
The purpose of this position is to provide the essential administrative processes, technical knowledge, and perform the work listed. This role has the responsibility to promote Fluor's competitiveness within the global marketplace by delivering quality services of unmatched value and technical competence. This position serves as an Area Lead or Lead on assigned projects or performs moderately complex engineering assignments, evaluates, selects, and applies standard engineering techniques to a broad set of complex assignments.
Apply Cost Competitive Execution techniques to develop the most cost-effective total project solution for execution of the discipline engineering work
Develop and review specifications, including design criteria
Participate in activities associated with equipment and material procurement, permitting, and subcontracting
Perform and check calculations, specify equipment, and solve moderately complex engineering problems
Review vendor equipment documentation within the discipline and from other disciplines for compliance with project requirements, and actively seek discrepancy resolution
Analyze and make independent recommendations regarding solutions to problems with varying complexity in accordance with organization and/or project objectives and guidelines
Other duties as assigned
- NICET III Certification in Automatic Sprinkler Systems
Professional registration and membership in technical society
Advanced knowledge of discipline codes and standards, commercial availability and cost of materials
Effort-hour estimating and staff forecasting
Practical field experience
Intermediate computer and software skills to include the use of word processing, e-mail, spreadsheet and electronic presentation programs
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 certification/license to Human Resources. Also, you are not required to attach a copy of your certification/license to your electronic 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.
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.
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
United States of America
- Florida, Tampa
Performs specific and limited portions of a broader assignment of an experienced engineer.
Gathers and correlates basic engineering data using established and well-defined procedures.
Works on detailed or routine engineering assignments involving calculations and relatively simple tests.
Proposes approach to solve new problems encountered.
Identifies discrepancies in results.
Provides guidance to entry level engineers.
Performs work in accordance with agreed upon budget and schedule with little supervision.
Must have obtained a Bachelor's degree or Master's degree in Fire Protection Engineering or Mechanical Engineering from a 4 year accredited college or university.
Zero (0) to one (1) year of job-related experience or equivalent.
Must be capable of applying Protection Engineering principles to problems ranging from simple code consulting to unique and complex technical problems.
Familiar with NFPA codes and standards, evaluation of fire protection programs and facilities.
Acquainted with development and implementation of fire protection programs, fire protection systems support including minor design modifications or recommendations.
Able to provide Fire Protection engineering project support ranging from small focused scope to large, multimillion dollar one of a kind projects.
Knowledgeable in computer modeling of fire, egress or other fire related or influenced phenomena.
Candidate must be eligible to obtain a DOE Q clearance and access to Commercial Nuclear Facilities.
Candidate must be able to travel on business as needed.
Due to the nature of work, candidate must be a US Citizen.
Master's in Fire Protection.
Familiar with preparation of written fire protection analyses
What We Offer
When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is
pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions
inclusion, diversity and overall
employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our
core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only
delivering a better world , but working to "make amazing happen" in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person's potential, and we'll help you reach yours.
Job Category Engineering
Business Line Buildings & Places
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Country United States of America
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 216962BR
Clearance Required No
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
At HDR, we specialize in engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services. While we are most well-known for adding beauty and structure to communities through high-performance buildings and smart infrastructure, we provide much more than that.
We create an unshakable foundation for progress because our multidisciplinary teams also include scientists, economists, builders, analysts and artists. That's why we believe diversity is our greatest strength. HDR is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer.
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We believe that the way we work can add meaning and value to the world. That ideas inspire positive change.
That coloring outside the lines can illuminate fresh perspectives. And that small details yield important realizations. Above all, we believe that collaboration is the best way forward.
HDR is looking for a Fire Protection Engineer to join our East Region Design Center in Charlotte, NC as an integral part of our team with an opportunity to work with talented staff and to be a part of one of the fastest growing and most critical segments of HDR. This individual will provide expertise in fire protection across myriad market sectors; water/wastewater,
Fire Protection Engineer
No two career paths will ever look the same. At Leidos, we know the most talented and diverse IT and engineering professionals will always have a multitude of career choices; your time at Leidos will be a wise investment in your career and in yourself. We welcome your perspective and ideas, in order to foster collaboration and deliver world-class solutions.
We look for solutions that not only transform businesses, but change the world.
Our Civil business is helping to modernize and manage infrastructure, systems and controls, and cybersecurity for civilian agencies and commercial clients around the globe. With core competencies in information technology, energy and environment, complex logistics, and specialized engineering, we solve technical challenges and implement newfound efficiencies on a number of programs including those that:
Power homes and businesses
Guide air traffic
Streamline tax returns
Protect digital footprints
Contain environmental incidents
Heighten port security
Enable scientific discovery
Protect yourself and your family, with the benefits of working for a world-class employer.
When you join Leidos, you join a Fortune 500 company and one of Ethisphere Institute's "World's Most Ethical Companies"
Leidos...We strive to make the complex clear
The Leidos Civil Group is seeking a dynamic Fire Protection Engineer to join the National Airspace System Integration Support Contract (NISC III) team.
The position will be supporting the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) Eastern Service Area (ESA) NISC support team with the goal of providing outstanding customer service to the FAA. The Eastern Service Area (ESA)/Engineering Services (ES)/Terminal Engineering Center requires experienced Fire Protection Engineer assistance with the Terminal Replacement and Modernization Programs and other Air Traffic Control facilities.
In particular, Contractor Assistance includes performing all efforts, from a Fire/Life Safety (FLS) perspective, necessary to design, construct, and evaluate Airport Traffic Control Tower facilities (ATCT), Terminal Radar Approach Control facilities (TRACON), and other Air Traffic Control facilities (ATCF) in the ESA. Emphasis is on ATCT/TRACON site surveys, designs, system evaluations and construction inspections.
The candidate must perform all duties necessary to help produce complete design packages for the Terminal Replacement and Modernization Programs. These designs are divided into two categories, major design and reduced-scope design. The candidate will coordinate and monitor Architect & Engineer (A&E) performance during site survey visits to Terminal facilities and, perform all necessary inspections and record all data required to produce a complete design package.
The candidate will provide FLS support to other designers to ensure quality and completeness of designs. Support will include, but is not be limited to document review, consultations, and interpretation of requirements and regulations with a major focus on the practical application of FLS requirements and regulations to produce complete, biddable, and buildable designs. The candidate will verify that all design drawings are complete and revisions made before drawings are placed into a solicitation for bid and ensure coordination of FLS requirements with other disciplines.
The candidate will make inspection visits to Terminal facilities before and after A&E arrival to establish recommendations for design. Monitor A&E contractor progress.
Evaluate and review all A&E design submittals for completeness and accuracy. The candidate must maintain a FLS Design file system and maintain a milestone schedule of critical events for each facility.
Terminal Construction Support:
The candidate will help produce a final finished construction project that satisfies OSHA and FLS requirements. Participate in pre-bid walkthroughs with all interested construction companies.
Act as a technical resource for the FAA construction managers. Answer technical questions related to the scope of work.
The candidate will make recommendations and suggest methods for dealing with FLS issues in construction such as constructability and conflicting code interpretations and perform a complete evaluation and review of the contractor submittals for fire alarm, sprinkler, fire stopping, fire suppression, and fireproofing submittals.
The candidate will assist in the preparation of change order scopes of work and estimates and make periodic site visits to Terminal facilities projects to inspect work in place and evaluate contractor progress. The candidate will provide a written punch list of noncompliant items and perform an evaluation of project close out documentation and procedures. The candidate will verify that As-built drawings are correct and that manuals, spare parts, training, and monitoring services comply with contract requirements and advise the project team of FLS concerns throughout construction.
Typically requires BS degree and 8 - 12 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 6 - 10 years of prior relevant experience.
Minimum Skills Required to Accomplish All Requirements (in order of importance):
Education: Bachelor of Fire Protection Engineering Degree from an accredited college or university or higher degree.
The candidate for this position shall be qualified to do Fire Protection Engineering design and construction work and have three to five years of working experience in design and construction of emergency egress, fire barriers, sprinkler, and fire alarm systems as well as coordination amongst all related engineering disciplines.
The candidate shall have demonstrated knowledge and experience in the use of nationally recognized codes, standards, and criteria influencing the protection of life and property from the hazards of fire.
Planning/Project Management: Conduct efficient, organized data gathering and data analysis. Must be able to develop project plans, establish project schedules, project estimates and conduct requirements studies.
Communications: Must accomplish clear and concise general and technical writing, prepare and conduct effective technical presentations, provide thorough project monitoring and reporting, and tactfully coordinate with a variety of project stake holders, peers and management levels.
Computer Applications: Competent with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint. Capable of learning and applying Corporate Work Plan (CWP) applications, KSN (Knowledge Service Network), ProjectWise database and can use the Internet as a data gathering and communicating tool.
Organization: Provides organized documentation, and has an awareness of general documentation systems.
Ability to obtain Public Trust Clearance.
Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 32,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers.
Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com .
Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers.
Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here .
Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a Leidos.com email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to email@example.com .
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.
Fire Protection Engineer
The Buildings & Infrastructure Line of Business is a global network of employees, which serves both the private and public sector. Our employees work to shape the communities we live in by creating world-class projects that transform the future development patterns of those communities. We provide our clients award-winning planning, engineering, architectural and interior design, construction and program management, and design-build project delivery. The Jacobs business model allows us to successfully service our clients, leverage our integrated services, and provide our employees with growth opportunities while delivering global solutions to our client's local programs.
We consistently receive high rankings from Engineering News-Record (ENR) in many classifications, including the categories of Top Design Firms, Top Contractors, Top Green Buildings Design Firms, and Top Transportation Companies.
Jacobs is seeking qualified individuals for an immediate opportunity to join their team of dedicated Fire Protection Professionals.
Reporting to a Senior Level Engineer, or Section Manager, this role, as part of our Fire Protection Design Services, provides fire protection engineering consulting services to include: fire sprinkler, fire suppression, fire detection and alarm, and mass notification systems design for new and existing facilities including aircraft hangars, high-rise office buildings, dormitories, federal facilities, hospitals, laboratories, museums, and warehouses; as well as consulting for life safety, building, and fire code compliance.
Work with an in-house staff of architects and engineers to coordinate fire protection systems in an integrated BIM working environment while considering client concerns for project costs and construction schedules.
Planning and design details including: engineering concepts, distribution plans, riser diagrams, detail drawings, schedules, specifications, design analysis, and engineering reports.
Occasional on-site project observations and reviews; duties required to fulfill contractual obligations for construction phase services; overseeing other personnel assigned to this responsibility.
Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering, Fire Protection Engineering, or Fire Protection Engineering Technology is required.
Minimum 3 years of technical experience in a technical fire protection design or consulting role involving fire protection systems is required.
Experience in fire sprinkler, suppression, and fire alarm system layout utilizing hydraulic calculation programs, and knowledge of NFPA Codes, and International Building and Fire Codes is required.
Demonstrated experience in ability to lead projects and manage resources is required.
EIT registration in any US State is required, with the ability to achieve comity in Texas within 6 months.
Approximately 10-20% travel may be required.
Department of Defense project related experience utilizing Unified Facilities Criteria is strongly preferred.
Proficiency in AutoCAD or Microstation is preferred and experience with Revit and Triforma is a plus.
Proof of US Citizenship is required
At Jacobs, we help prepare people for new opportunities and challenges. With positions at every level, openings in multiple disciplines, expertise in a range of markets and offices around the globe, we create an environment where you can learn, grow, and thrive. From our competitive benefits program to our Health and Safety initiative of Beyond Zero workplace injuries, we believe that you'll find a flourishing career here at Jacobs.
Fire Protection Engineer
Woolpert, Inc. is a cutting-edge national architecture, engineering and geospatial (AEG) firm that delivers value to clients by blending engineering excellence with innovative technology and geospatial applications. Woolpert was recently certified as an Employer of Choice by Great Place To Work®. We believe great companies are built from exceptional people and amazing clients. As we grow, we are seeking an experienced FPE in our Chicago, IL, Cincinnati, OH, Dayton, OH, or Virginia Beach, VA office.
Qualified candidates will have graduated from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree or Master's degree.
Candidate must have a minimum of 8 years' applicable Fire Protection Engineering or consulting experience.
A Professional Engineer - Fire Protection license is required.
Candidate must also be proficient in AutoCAD, be detail oriented, flexible, and possess strong communications skills. Experience in Revit and hydraulic modeling is preferred.
The selected candidate should have demonstrated experience in the following fire protection engineering areas:
Fire alarm system studies and design
Fire suppression system studies and design
Hydraulic calculations and water supply design
Special suppression system studies and design
Life safety evaluations and code studies
Performance based design
Preparation of drawings, specifications, and design documents
Due diligence and property conditions assessments
Construction support services and system testing
Project and Client management experience
In addition, the candidate must have strong verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to manage and deliver high quality work. Candidate must have effective organizational skills, the ability to work as a member of a team,
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