Fire Protection Engineer Job Description Sample
Fire Protection Engineer
The NISC III program within the Civil Group at Leidos has an opening for a Senior Fire Protection Engineer to be located in the Dallas/Fort Worth, TX area.
Join the NISC III team to assist the Environmental Occupational Safety and Health (EOSH) Services Group AJW-23 to support and improve Fire Life Safety (FLS) program elements intended to protect employees and others in the workplace and ensure Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) compliance with Federal, State, and FAA laws and regulations.
Subject areas where services are needed include program management, training, Condition Risk Assessments (CRA) and Stairwell Pressurization Engine Generator (EG) replacement.
In this role you will support numerous facets of the FAA's Fire Life Safety (FLS) Program, FLS Guidance, Policy Development, and Planning, specifically:
Assist with the development of FLS code and standards analyses
Provide guidance on the applicability of codes and standards to FAA facilities, its mission, and specific technical items encountered
Provide FLS guidance to the FAA on program and Agency initiatives where the FLS program is a stakeholder
Develop technical guidance on issues related to design and construction
Assist with the development of standard specifications for installations at FAA facilities
Assist with FLS programmatic planning initiatives, prioritization, and consultation regarding program direction and goals.
Authoring white papers, proposals, and analysis papers on any of the items above for distribution to FLS stakeholders
- Be able to create and present required technical topics at various FLS working groups and programmatic meetings
Provide training to FAA facility personnel on the use, testing, and maintenance of Fire Protection Systems installed at FAA facilities
Provide consultation on improvements to current FAA FLS training options and processes
FLS System Design
Create scopes of work, designs, and costs estimates for new FLS installations or upgrades at FAA facilities. System features include fire alarms, fire pumps, sprinkler systems, and stair pressurization systems
Perform critical review of other FLS System designs to ensure code compliance and applicability to requirements
Perform construction oversight to ensure projects are implemented according to plans, answer technical issues regarding FLS plans, respond to RFIs and submittals, and troubleshoot issues encountered during construction
FLS Condition Risk Assessments (CRA).
Coordination of sites with customer on specific dates, locations, impacts to the facility, etc.
Develop and maintain a current schedule of CRA's, at all times, with dates of visit, location, current status of CRA, team assigned, IRMC status, and other relevant information.
Complete, submit and maintain applicable IRMC for each project, with appropriate dates, stakeholders, approvers, etc. IRMC will be submitted no less than 30 days prior to site visit and will be approved before traveling to site.
Efficiently mitigate findings identified during site visits determined by the AJW-23 Program Manager as appropriate.
Provide additional CRA support as requested by AJW-23 Program Manager.
12 - 15 years relevant exempt experience with a relevant Bachelors' Degree or 10 - 13 years relevant exempt experience with a relevant Masters' Degree.
Requires a Professional Engineering License in Fire Protection Engineering and at least 5+ years of progressive experience in the Fire Life Safety/Fire Protection field.
Strong working knowledge of applicable ICC and NFPA codes is required.
Past experience developing and/or providing holistic consultation on FLS programs is required.
Ability to produce FLS designs of a variety of critical FLS elements, and be able to provide critical comments on FLS designs and installations.
Former experience in training FLS concepts and code application is required. experience working in a team and collaborating on issues as a peer with other Fire Protection Engineers.
Ability to obtain a Public Trust clearance.
Experience with FAA National Airspace System facilities, FAA staffed or unstaffed facilities, or similar government installations.
Experience with 29 CFR 1960.20 is highly desired.
Specific experience with programs at Federal agencies is preferred, with FAA experience weighted heavily.
Former training on the use/maintenance of Fire Protection systems is highly desired.
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 31,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.17 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2017. (NYSE: LDOS) All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.
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
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.
Performs work in accordance with agreed upon budget and schedule with little supervision.
Bachelor's degree in engineering require
Previous experience may not be required
Registered engineer-in-training (EIT) preferred. Responsibilities may also include:
Prepare basic deliverables and products such as presentation materials, calculations, design drawings, specifications, cost estimates related to fire protection engineering.
Review applicable codes and criteria and examine field conditions as required to support development and completion of projects.
Assist lead engineer in project design or site survey tasks as required.
Provide egress and fire modeling assistance using FDS or other software.
AutoCAD and Revit experience is a must.
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
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
Fire Protection Engineer, Senior
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
Guernsey is searching for an exceptional Fire Protection Engineer to join our team. This engineer will be an integral part of building our Fire Protection capabilities as part of our integrated design delivery. The candidate will fulfill the role of life safety and fire protection expert on all assigned projects.
The responsibilities of the Fire Protection Engineer include, but are not limited to:
Design fire detection and suppression systems
Preparation of project specifications
Evaluate, plan, and specify fire suppression water supplies and fire suppression systems
Evaluate, plan, and specify special hazard suppression systems
Evaluate, plan, and specify fire alarm and mass notification systems
Prepare and evaluate fire protection systems' calculations, e.g. hydraulic calculations, voltage drop calculations, etc.
Perform hydrant flow test and analysis of water supplies
Preparation of cost estimates
Building life safety evaluation
Utilize Autodesk Revit for design and coordination with other disciplines
Involvement in local professional organizations
Collaborate with other fire protection staff to further develop and refine fire protection related policies and procedures
Meet needs of both project team members (internal and external) and clients
Communicate professionally and efficiently with team members and clients
Registered Fire Protection Engineer or ability to obtain within one year of employment
BS in Fire Protection Engineering from an EAC or TAC ABET accredited degree program
In-depth knowledge of model codes and NFPA standards
Ability to work on a project team to ensure that production schedules are met
Willing to travel to project sites as required
- Licensed Fire Protection Engineer in Oklahoma
- 6+ years experience in the field of fire protection and life safety
- MS or ME in Fire Protection Engineering
Essential Physical Functions: Stand or sit – must be able to remain in a stationary position 50% of the time. Walk –this position requires the ability to move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc. – 25% of the time. Full range of motion to walk, stoop and stand while working on worksites – 25% of the time. Use hands/fingers – must be able to operate a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a calculator, copy machine, and computer printer – 50% of the time. Talk – This position frequently communicates with internal and external customers, must be able to exchange accurate information in these situations – 25% of the time. Vision – must be able to clearly focus on information located on a computer screen, paperwork, etc. – 50% of the time. Lift/Carry – must be able to lift/carry up to 30 lbs. of site equipment when necessary.
Guernsey is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer subject to Executive Order 11246, as amended, prohibits employment discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, or veteran status.
Fire Protection Engineer
Until filled or until 99999 applicants
The City of Milpitas is located near the southern tip of the San Francisco Bay between Fremont and San Jose, the City of Milpitas is forty-five miles south of San Francisco. With a population of approximately 75,521.
Milpitas is a progressive community that is an integral part of the high tech Silicon Valley. Milpitas features quality schools, conveniently located neighborhood parks and shopping centers, and a population rich in diversity.
Incorporated in 1954, Milpitas is a general law city operating under the City Council/City Manager form of government with 339.25 budgeted full-time employees and approximately 250 part-time/seasonal employees. The City is financially secure with an annual budget in excess of $195 million.
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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 31,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers.
Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.17 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2017. (NYSE: LDOS) All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.
Fire Protection Engineer
Exponent is a leading engineering and scientific consulting firm. Our multidisciplinary team of scientists, engineers, physicians, and regulatory consultants brings together more than 90 different disciplines to solve complicated problems facing corporations, insurers, government entities, associations and individuals. Our approximately 1000 staff members work in 26 offices across the United States and abroad. Exponent has over 800 consultants, including more than 500 that have earned a doctorate in their chosen field of specialization.
The Thermal Sciences Practice is currently seeking an Associate/Senior Associate for our Bowie, MD office. This person will be responsible for participating in and leading the investigation and analysis of failures including structures, vehicle and wildland fires, explosions, industrial processes, combustion systems, consumer products, appliances and automobiles. Specific duties will include planning and executing experimental test programs, performing engineering calculations and analysis, conducting field work, preparing proposals and technical reports, and presenting findings to clients.
Qualifications for this position include:
M.S. or Ph.D. in Fire Protection Engineering
Strong technical background in thermodynamics, heat transfer, fluid mechanics, and combustion
3-5 years of work experience related to Fire Protection Engineering
Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
Hands-on experience in executing experimental programs
Hands-on experience in fire protection system design, installation, inspection, testing and maintenance is a plus
Strong desire and ability to tackle a wide variety of problems within and outside direct area of expertise
We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Employment Opportunity, Veterans and Disabled Employer.
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