Fire Protection Engineering Technician Job Description Sample
Sr Project Mechanical Fire Life Safety & Fire Protection Engineering
Why Choose HNTB?For more than a century, HNTB has helped deliver infrastructure solutions that best meet the unique needs of our clients. With client relationships spanning decades, we understand infrastructure life cycles and have the perspective to solve technical challenges with clarity and imagination. We are far more than a design firm. We see and help address far-reaching issues of financing, legislation, design, construction, community outreach and ongoing operations. As employee-owners committed to the highest levels of performance, we enable clients to achieve their goals and inspiring visions. At HNTB, we're encouraged to go beyond discovering mere solutions that will impact our very landscape. We are encouraged to ask, "What if?" Our HNTB family fosters an inventive and resourceful commitment to finding unique answers to complex problems. We believe that the act of wondering sparks creativity. We will work to foster your creativity, career and personal growth. Come join HNTB and unleash your spark of imagination. For you, "together" can mean the chance to put together an exciting career. At HNTB "together" also means collaborating across geographies and disciplines within the firm. And "together" means that we are partners with our clients. Our goals are linked, and their success is our success. "Together" means that we are engaged in the communities we serve — we live there — and are committed to their growth and development.Overview
The time is right to join HNTB! We are currently seeking a Senior level project engineer with experience in mechanical Fire Life Safety and fire protection engineering in our Bellevue, WA office.
Provides coordination of project execution and control, in a given discipline area, to achieve continuity of purpose within scope, budget, and time schedules from initial start-up through project closeout. Also accountable for handling specific design aspects on projects appropriate to discipline field. Coordinates efforts of assigned design team to ensure completeness and accuracy of design effort. Serves as technical liaison with client on project efforts. Responsible for gross revenue of $1-$2M.
Responsible for the delivery of project discipline scope elements within budget and schedule.
Oversees completeness and accuracy of project team's work. Supervises and guides team to overall project objectives.
Provides senior-level technical expertise to client on project aspects within the discipline.
Assists with project management duties.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Additional Responsibilities- Develop scope of work and fee proposals of Tunnel Ventilation and fire protection systems
Conceptual design development of Tunnel Ventilation and fire protection systems
Fire hazard analysis and fire hazard mitigation conceptual design
Tunnel Ventilation and fire protection systems final design
Egress analysis and design
Develop estimates of probable construction cost
Be in responsible charge, review, approve, seal and sign mechanical reports and drawings as engineer of record (EOR) - Review, coordinate, manage and direct junior staff efforts and inputs into modeling inputs and presentation of results for ventilation and fire protection analyses.
Communicate with project management and clients design requirement and effective work plan implantation.
Computational fluid dynamic (CFD)analysis and thermodynamic analysis and design experience in developing Fire Life Safety ventilation designs
Fire hazard analysis utilizing simplified fire dynamic calculations
Experience developing fire hazard analysis with computational fluid dynamic software ANSYS Fluent and/or Fire Dynamics Simulator
Experience developing tunnel and rail station emergency evacuation systems
Experience coordinating design solutions with transportation agencies and municipalities
Technical writing experience developing reports and other business communications
Project and task management experience including scope development, work break down and level of effort estimation
Fire protection design including fire pump selection, sprinkler protection performance specification and code analysis
Experience developing building and/or fire code analysis for transit and highway facilities
Experience coordinating design solutions with transportation agencies and municipalities
Technical writing experience developing reports and other business communications
Tunnel ventilation and fire protection final design for fire life safety
Demonstrate interpersonal, project management, fee development, marketing and leadership abilities for ventilation and fire protection analyses.
Management and leadership skills to review, mentor and direct junior staff to effectively and correctly develop calculations and modeling inputs and output presentation for Fire Life Safety and fire protection engineering analyses.Basic Qualification Bachelor's degree in Engineering 10 years relevant experience Preferred Qualification/Skills- Master's degree in Engineering
Experience in Mechanical and/or Fire Protection Engineering for transportation tunnels and railway stations.
NCEES registration desired.General Work Conditions Combination Office and Field Environment: Most work is performed in an office environment in which there is only minimal exposure to potentially unpleasant working conditions. Incumbent must have the ability to stand and sit frequently and reach horizontally as well as vertically for overhead use. Work may infrequently be performed at client's job site, construction trailer, and in the field. Work may sometimes require working in inclement weather, working in a construction site, being exposed to heavy construction equipment and doing extensive walking. Adherence to applicable safety protocol is required.
HNTB Corporation is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran. The HNTB Companies are an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy status, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, marital status, genetic information, citizenship status, or other status protected by law. In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, we will hire only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States (if the position is or will be one which is subject to U.S. law). We will provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individual with a disability where appropriate.
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Fire Protection Engineering Associate 7978
$66,231 to $96,841; $74,082 to $108,346; $82,496 to $120,582; and $89,637 to $131,063
Annual salary is at the start of the pay range. The current salary range is subject to change. Please confirm the starting salary with the hiring department before accepting a job offer.
Candidates from the eligible list are normally appointed to vacancies in the lower pay grade positions.
A Fire Protection Engineering Associate performs professional engineering work in the application of engineering principles to problems of safeguarding life and property against loss from fire, explosions and related hazards; applies state and local regulations to guard against hazardous material and toxic chemical releases; conducts fire and life safety reviews of building plans and field inspections for new construction projects.
Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in engineering; or
Certification as an Engineer-In-Training recognized by the State of California Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, and Geologists.
Applicants applying under Requirement No. 1 who are within six months of graduation from an accredited four-year college or university may apply. However, an appointment cannot be made until the educational requirements as described have been met.
Applicants filing under Requirement No. 2 must list their Engineer-In-Training (EIT) certification number in the Supplemental Questions Section of the on-line application at the time of filing. Applicants who fail to provide their EIT certification number will not be considered further in this examination.
Appointments will be made to temporary training positions in accordance with Section 5.30 of the Rules of the Board of Civil Service Commissioners for a maximum duration of three years. In order to successfully complete the temporary training period, new appointees must obtain their Engineer-In-Training (EIT) Certificate within three years. New appointees who do not successfully complete the temporary training period will be terminated from the class.
Some positions may require a valid California driver's license. Candidates may not be eligible for appointment to these positions if their record within the last 36 months reflects three or more moving violations and/or at-fault accidents, or a conviction of a major moving violation (such as DUI).
Applicants who have received formal education, training or experience in fire protection engineering are especially desired.
Please note that qualifying education must be from a college or university accredited by a City of Los Angeles recognized agency. A list of approved accrediting agencies can be found at http://per.lacity.org/Accredited%20Institutions%2008-21-08.pdf.
Candidates completing the exam process will be contacted by the Personnel Department to provide required proof of qualifying degree.
WHERE TO APPLY & APPLICATION DEADLINE
Applications will only be accepted on-line. When you are viewing the on-line job bulletin of your choice, simply scroll to the top of the page and select the "Apply" icon. On-line job bulletins are also available at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/lacity for Open Competitive Examinations.
Applicants are urged to apply early to ensure you have time to resolve any technical issues you may encounter.
Applications must be received by THURSDAY, APRIL 26, 2018.
In accordance with Civil Service Rule 4.2, all applicants who apply may not be tested in this examination. To meet anticipated hiring needs, only a limited number of qualified applicants will be invited to participate in the interview in the following order: 1) Applicants currently employed by the City of Los Angeles who meet the minimum requirements, or are on the reserve list; 2) Remaining applicants who meet the minimum requirements in sufficient numbers to meet hiring needs in the order that applications were received. Applications submitted during the filing period may be kept on file in the event that additional applicants need to be tested to meet hiring needs.
After meeting minimum qualifications, and in accordance with Rule 4.2 as stated above, candidates will be scheduled for the following:
The examination will consist entirely of an interview. In the interview, the following competencies may be evaluated: Reading Comprehension, Judgment and Decision Making, Initiative, Objectivity, Teamwork, Tact, Written Communication, and Industry Knowledge, including knowledge of: the application of science and engineering principles, such as fluid dynamics and thermodynamics; fire protection engineering principles and practices, including the dynamics and characteristics of fire and its products of combustion; the design, installation, and use of manual and automatic fire extinguishing devices and systems; building construction for fire rated assemblies, such as fire walls and fire partitions; the design, installation, and maintenance of fire detection devices; and other necessary skills, knowledge, and abilities.
Additional information can be obtained by going to http://per.lacity.org/index.cfm?content=jobanalyses and clicking on Competencies under Fire Protection Engineering Associate.
Prior to the interview, candidates will be required to prepare some written material related to the duties and responsibilities of a Fire Protection Engineering Associate. This essay material will not be separately scored, but will be presented to the interview board for discussion with the candidate and for consideration in the overall evaluation of the candidate. The advisory essay will be administered online. Candidates invited to participate in the examination will receive an e-mail from the City of Los Angeles outlining the specific steps on how to complete the online advisory essay, and will be required to do so by the date provided in the instructions sent to them via email. Candidates who fail to complete the online advisory essay may be disqualified. It is anticipated that the online advisory essay will be administered MAY 7, 2018 to MAY 14, 2018.
Candidates will be notified later by e-mail of the date, time, and location of the interview, which will be held in Los Angeles. It is anticipated that interviews will begin during the period of JUNE 18, 2018 to JUNE 29, 2018.
This examination is based on a validation study.
As a covered entity under the Fair Employment and Housing Act and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City of Los Angeles does not discriminate on the basis of disability and upon request, will provide reasonable accommodations to ensure equal access to its programs, services, and activities. To request a disability accommodation, please complete the Disability Accommodation Form within 14 calendar days of the submittal of the City application. The Disability Accommodation Form can be obtained at http://per.lacity.org/exams/verify_disability.pdf.
Applications are accepted subject to review to ensure that minimum qualifications are met. Candidates may be disqualified at any time it is determined that they do not possess the minimum qualifications stated in this bulletin.
A final average score of 70% is required to be placed on the eligible list.
In accordance with Civil Service Rule, Sec. 4.24, review periods may be combined. Candidates in the examination process may file protests as provided in Sec. 4.20, 4.22 and 4.23 as applicable and within the required time frame; however, the Personnel Department may respond to and resolve protests prior to the establishment of the eligible list.
If you receive and accept an offer of employment to a regular position with the City of Los Angeles, your employee benefit coverage (including health and dental coverage as well as life insurance) will commence approximately six weeks after your original regular appointment. Not all positions in the City receive benefit coverage; you should inquire regarding the availability of employee benefits prior to accepting a position.
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The City of Los Angeles does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, creed, color, ancestry, medical condition (cancer), or Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome.
Fire Protection Engineering Graduate Intern
What you will do
Johnson Controls invites you to apply for this fire protectionengineering master's internship located in Landsdale, PA. This internship isdesigned to provide you with a positive work/training experience andchallenging objectives. Specific identified internship responsibilities areoutlined below.
How you will do it:
Participate in the development of innovative tools and applications forthe fire protection and suppression industries.
Confers with research personnel and other technical functions as required to clarify and resolve problems and develop designs;
Maintains a working knowledge of general industry and specific agency approval requirements, to ensure compliance is maintained in designs;
Prepares design layouts and specifications;
Prepares and presents reports and presentations as needed;
Performs all elements of the job in accordance with established procedures.
Duration:This will be a full-time summer 2018 internship.
What we look for
Currently enrolled as a full-time master's level student at an accredited U.S. college or university
Pursuing MS in fire protection engineering
U.S. citizen or legal right to work in the U.S.
- Knowledge of fire suppression industry, Analyzing Information, Design, Software Testing, Documentation, Problem Solving &Teamwork.
Johnson Controls is an equal employmentopportunity and affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants willreceive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion,sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, status as a qualifiedindividual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by law. Formore information, please view EEO is the Law. If you are an individual with adisability and you require an accommodation during the application process,please visit www.johnsoncontrols.com/tomorrowneedsyou.
Fire Protection Technician
Our Company's engineering practices, formerly known as Failure Analysis Associates, are the leaders in the investigation, analysis, and prevention of accidents and failures. For more than forty years we have worked on significant disaster and failure investigations and have helped many corporations analyze products that you find in the market today. For over twenty years, our Environmental practices have provided scientific solutions to complex environmental problems around the world, and our Health Sciences group is one of the nation's foremost organizations applying epidemiology, toxicology, and other health sciences expertise to public and corporate health issues.
Duties include testing and inspection of fire sprinkler and alarm systems, and preventive maintenance with knowledge of multiple manufacturers? products. This position must prepare accurate and timely reports, including signed inspections and service tickets and perform other duties as directed or necessary.
Qualified candidates must have:
A minimum of 1 - 2 years of field fire inspection experience
Our team of electrical engineers performs a wide array of investigations ranging from electric power systems to semiconductor devices. We operate laboratories for testing both heavy equipment and light electronic equipment. Our scope of work includes the traditional electric power and electric energy systems, as well as electronic components and systems that are the foundation for our computer, instrumentation, control, and communications systems.
Fire Fighter And Mechanical Engineering Technician
What you will do
The Firefighter/Technician will be performing tests and evaluations on fire suppression and mechanical piping equipment and other assigned tasks.
Reads and interprets test plans and procedures; using determines set-up and gives feedback to design and engineering to finalize plans and procedures.
Conducts testing of Tyco products in accordance with supplied procedures.
This function includes assembly of test items, acquisition/procurement of test equipment, set-up of tests, running test, Fire Tests, data collection, tear down of test systems, and other incidental tasks.
Uses computerized and analog data acquisition methods to collect data.
What we look for
Technical Trade School certification and 2 years work related experience
Firefighter or Machine Shop experience
NFPA 1001, Fire 1.
Who we are:
Johnson Controls is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information, please view EEO is the Law. If you are an individual with a disability and you require an accommodation during the application process, please visit www.johnsoncontrols.com/tomorrowneedsyou.
Fire Protection Service Coordinator
Shambaugh & Son L.P., a wholly owned subsidiary of EMCOR Group, Inc., is a construction/engineering firm. We specialize in the Design-Build method of construction resulting in fast-track delivery of the project improvements to our clients. We are one of the largest specialty contractors in the U.S. and the only one with all eight M.E.P (Mechanical, Electrical, Process, Automation, Refrigeration, HVAC, Plumbing, and Fire Protection) design and installation capabilities in-house. We perform over $700 million of construction projects per year with over 1,800-2,000 employees throughout 50 states from our home office in Fort Wayne, Indiana.
Our success has been driven by our ability to attract and retain knowledgeable and seasoned professionals to work on the Shambaugh team. As we continue to build on our Shambaugh success story, we are looking to complement our existing experienced engineering staff with motivated and talented individuals who are interested in expanding their engineering knowledge and gaining valuable work experience.
Shambaugh & Son is proud to be the Design-Builder of four U.S. Food Plant of the Year award winning facilities and two U.S. Dairy Plants of the Year. We have reached this seemingly impossible achievement by not only building buildings so our clients can build their business, but by striving for excellence in everything we do! We bring "value added" with not only our unique Design-Build, self-perform approach, but leverage our industry's #1 Food Plant experienced team to design streamlined, significantly more efficient plants and improved processes.
At Shambaugh, we recognize people as our most important resource, and it is our mission to produce the industry's highest level of quality services, safety and productivity on every project in order to develop repeat customers, maximize return on investment and provide professional growth opportunities for people in the organization.
Fire Protection Service Coordinator – Brea, CA
Perform a wide variety of customer service/dispatching and administrative duties required to bill, receive, screen, record, prioritize, assign, and close customer requests for technical service support and inspections.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Scheduling, Billing and Dispatch of Inspectors.
Receive Customer requests for service in a professional manner, obtaining needed information to efficiently dispatch the calls.
Accurately enter the service request information in the service system while the customer is on the phone and provide customer with a reasonable estimated time of arrival (i.e. morning or afternoon).Review the Accounts Receivable status while the customer is on the phone and secure payment if account is past due. Involve supervisor if account is past due to see if customer needs to pay for service COD.
Utilize the automated scheduler functionality and assign the service call to the optimal technician based on skills, territories, customer preferred technician (if applicable), availability of the technician, service contract response time criticality of the call and proximity to the customer.
Take ownership of service calls from the creation of the service request through service completion proactively escalating issues to the Technician Supervisor and Technician.
Reassign work as needed to manage customer's expectations, making judgments based on current workloads and priorities.
Contact the customer to communicate status changes that could impact the accuracy of the estimated time of arrival, including early arrivals.
Professionally field customer complaints and attempt to resolve, involving your supervisor when necessary. Ensure complete closure of customer complaints using a documented process that takes the complaint from first call to positive feedback from the customer that they are satisfied with the result.
Validate technicians' debrief information and perform invoicing transactions daily/weekly. All completed service requests should be debriefed/invoiced within one week of the service date.
Follow the company endorsed business process and best practices for dispatch and make recommendations on dispatch system/process improvements to your supervisor.
Maintain Document Retention Strategy for retaining hard and electronic copies of service acknowledgements, work orders, and inspection reports.
Maintain accurate customer database by updating customers, contacts, equipment and customer/service notes.
Maintain confidentiality of customer and employer information at all times.
Perform other duties as directed.
Strong ability to multi-task!!
High School Degree or higher.
Manage multiple tasks – incoming calls, scheduling, internal personnel, etc.
Highly organized, self-motivated and a strong work ethic.
Self-starter and a motivated team player.
Excellent customer service and phone skills.
Control dispatchers schedule phone skills a plus.
Ability to deal with strong personalities.
Great communication skills.
Attention to detail and work with a sense of urgency.
Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint – testing to be completed.
Work hours are from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.
We offer our employees a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package and are always looking for individuals with the talent and skills required to contribute to our continued growth and success. EOE M/F/Vet/Disabled
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
RDK, an NV5 Company, has a need for a Fire Protection Engineer.
NV5 (NASDAQ: NVEE) is a provider of professional and technical engineering and consulting solutions to public and private sector clients in the infrastructure, energy, construction, program management and environmental markets. NV5 is an ENR Top 500 firm; we offer a full range of professional services in offices throughout the U.S.
In this role, you will develop plans and specifications, calculations, reports, and cost estimates on a number of concurrent projects.
Performs professional engineering tasks in fire protection engineering, under the supervision of a senior engineer and/or project manager.
May obtain field data by conducting field visits to project sites both in state and out of state. May require overnight travel. Document existing conditions onto paper.
Reviews work of junior level engineers, designers and technicians to ensure quality.
Solves standard engineering problems.
Obtains knowledge of building codes and stays current with building code changes.
Performs research and writes reports.
Performs equipment takeoffs for estimating purposes.
Within fire protection, is able to design and lay out routine portions of a project by ACAD or other means, and is moderately proficient in CAD. Is able to draft the design him or herself.
Develops plans, specifications and cost estimates for a limited number of concurrent projects.
Creates final design documents.
Will perform calculations as well as operate various software packages related to various portions of the design package.
Using knowledge of the kinds of projects the firm designs, is able to specify engineering systems from catalogs or CADD systems.
Prepares studies, drawing or sketching as required.
Other duties may include but are not limited to cutting/trimming of plans, blueprint making, photocopying, plotting, scanning, packaging, mailing, and any other miscellaneous duties which may be required from time to time to assist in the smooth operation of the firm.
Must be a graduate from an ABET-accredited engineering curriculum with 4+ years of acceptable engineering experience; in lieu of a degree, must have a minimum of 12 years of specific on-the-job experience in the consulting engineering field including developing plans and specifications in his/her technical specialty.
Must have a thorough understanding of the principles of the discipline he/she is designing.
Formal training in Autocad preferred but commensurate experience may be sufficient.
Must be moderately proficient in the operation of a computer and CAD systems, specifically AutoCad Release 2012.
Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills
- EIT preferred
NV5 offers a complete and competitive benefits package.
NV5 provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. NV5 complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.
Senior Fire Protection Engineer - Process Safety
Excellence Leaves a Lasting Impression
Bring Your Vision to shape a better world.
At Arup, our innovative spirit compels us to express our ingenuity in unique ways —developing many of the world's most innovative and sustainable buildings, transport and civil engineering projects. Arup is a global engineering and consulting firm of 14,000 creative minds. Our integrated approach to engineering and design brings together the best professionals to meet our clients' needs.
Our New York or New Jersey office is seeking a Senior Fire Protection Engineer to play an active regional role in the management, consultation and design of industrial and laboratory projects. This position will work closely with leading architects/engineers, process designers, end-users and building developers/owners developing innovative, facility-specific, and performance-based solutions for a wide range of commercial, government and institutional projects.
This position will work closely with the Americas regional fire leadership on project delivery and business development activities focused on the growth of Arup's Science & Industry offerings in the Americas and beyond.
You will be working with a creative, innovative, and self-motivated team of fire safety consultants in New York, in the Americas Region and across other Arup regions. We are supported by Arup's Fire Engineering teams located in 20 offices around the world. The successful candidate will manage their own projects and junior engineers being supported by the wider team as necessary. The role will involve interactive and collaborative working with our fire engineers and multi-disciplinary colleagues.
As a senior member of the Fire Engineering team, the candidate will have strong negotiating skills and experience in leading project teams. The candidate will be a team player capable of imparting knowledge and experience, peer review and mentoring for more junior members of the team.
The candidate should possess the following base skills and competencies:
Experience in code consulting, calculations/modeling for hazardous areas, risk assessments, and suppression/detection for special hazards
Additional experience in developing performance-based strategies and/or code alternates, utilizing basic fire engineering and chemical hazard principles
FPE degree and/or chemical engineering degree, with industrial, manufacturing and/or process facility experience welcome.
Be able to manage multiple projects immediately, including developing proposals, project planning, staffing, budgeting, monitoring and successful project delivery
Must have experience with ICC (IBC, IFC, IMC) model building and fire codes and NFPA 30, 45, 55, etc.
Desired skills & qualifications:
6 years of experience in fire engineering or chemical process safety engineering
Master's degree in engineering discipline, preferably fire protection/fire engineering
Project experience in a broad range of industrial & laboratory projects that might include sectors such as: bio/pharmaceutical, semiconductor/flat panel, consumer products, chemical production/storage, and fueling operations, as well as varying types of hazardous materials (gases, liquids and solids).
Strong industrial/laboratory owner and designer relationships in the Americas
Proven experience in presenting special hazards design approaches to code officials
Skill in preparing code/standard equivalencies and variances
PE in fire protection engineering and/or chemical engineering
Candidate will ideally have experience in a number of the following skill sets:
Group H occupancy and Control Area design
Hazardous ventilation requirements and design
Electrically classified (hazardous) locations
Spill control & secondary containment
Protection for special hazards – eg. foam/water suppression and gas/flame detection
FM Global Datasheets
Suppression design basis for flammable and combustible liquid storage
Combustible dust hazard evaluation
Chemical processing and associated unit operations
Design of fire suppression systems
AutoCAD and Revit experience
Candidate must possess good communication skills essential for team-based working, excellent planning and organization skills required for our fast-paced environment, and must be highly motivated, proactive and willing to take on new challenges.
Share your passion and experience in a global culture that believes your potential to achieve is endless. This is your opportunity to shine.
Arup is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
Plumbing & Fire Protection Engineer/Designer
Plumbing & Fire Protection Engineer/Designer
Dewberry is a leading, market-facing professional services firm with more than 50 locations and 2,000 professionals nationwide. What sets us apart from our competitors are our people. At Dewberry, we seek out exceptional talent and strive to deliver the highest quality of services to our clients. Whether you're an experienced professional or a new graduate, you'll have the chance to collaborate with the best and brightest and work on innovative and complex projects at the forefront of the industry. Our commitment to excellence stems from our personal integrity and from other defining attributes, which we call "Dewberry at Work," that have inspired our employees to be successful for more than a half-century.
Dewberry is currently seeking a Plumbing & Fire Protection Engineer/Designer for our Fairfax, VA Headquarters. Duties will include plumbing/fire protection system design, drawing production, specification writing, discipline coordination between the various trades, shop drawing and submittal reviews, construction site reviews, and code/peer reviews. Successful candidate will work within a fast paced team oriented environment on a variety of project types and sizes.
The work may include the design of base building and tenant interior systems on government, commercial, retail, mixed-use, residential, healthcare, highrise, and various other types of projects. Successful candidate may be requested to participate in plumbing/fire protection opportunities in other Dewberry offices. Duties may also include the oversight and management of younger staff, review of plumbing/fire projection systems designed by others, interface with code officials and contractors, working with architects and clients, and working with others within the Dewberry organization. Pursuit of registrations, accreditations, and continuing education related to Dewberry areas of practice will be encouraged including USGBC LEED Accreditation, ASPE CPD certification, and Professional Engineering license. Educational and exam costs will be reimbursed in accordance with Dewberry Employee Handbook and Company Policies. Excellent opportunity for experienced engineer ready to take the next step in their career.
Required Skills & Required Experience
5 to 10 years of experience in plumbing and fire protection system design for commercial, government, healthcare, and high-rise residential projects;
ASPE Certified in Plumbing (CPD) preferred;
BSME or Arch Engineering degree preferred;
Virginia, Maryland, or DC PE license preferred;
LEED Accreditation preferred;
Federal Government Security Clearance preferred.
Must have experience in performing plumbing and fire protection calculations, equipment selections, and system design for listed project types.
Must have experience designing with AutoCAD MEP and Building Information Modeling (BIM) experience using Revit MEP. Experience with Navisworks would be a plus.
Must be a self-starter with initiative, drive and determination.
At this time, Dewberry will not sponsor a new applicant for work authorization.
Dewberry is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation.
Prior to a final offer of employment, the selected candidate will be required to submit to a background screening which may include, but is not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, driving record check, criminal background check, and an investigative consumer report. These screenings will be conducted by Dewberry's background vendor of choice and will be conducted in compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local law.
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