Fire Protection Engineering Technician Job Description Sample
Fire Protection Engineer
Our Company is seeking a Fire Protection Engineer.
- Ensures that building occupants and visitors are safe from fire and other hazards while on customer- owned and leased property.
- Serves as the Authority Having Jurisdiction for all aspects of fire protection and life safety within customer owned property in the region.
- Reviews project construction design documents for fire/life safety compliance.
- Reviews fire safety checklist information for newly leased facilities.
- Witnesses acceptance testing of new facility fire protection equipment.
- Visits construction sites to report on fire/life safety compliance.
- Performs investigations and/or analysis involving or relating to fire/life safety systems or building systems.
- Attends meetings on behalf of the customer Safety & Environmental team.
- Performs data compiling, trending or tracking of fire/life safety-related elements to include:
- Updates fire safety items within the customer IRIS database;
- Tracks to resolution fire safety findings derived from inspections;
- Gathers and tracks fire safety checklists for the customer lease portfolio;
- Reviews the customer construction project snapshot to identify scopes that impact fire/life safety. Up to 25% Travel may be required for this position
- Operates as a senior level expert and provides authoritative advice and technical expertise to management officials, regional architects/engineers and project managers in other divisions or field offices concerning fire protection engineering and risk management issues. Utilizes the latest technological advances such as fire modeling to evaluate complex problems that are not addressed by existing policies or guidelines.
- Works closely with senior managers at customer and customers to address the most challenging, sensitive or dynamic fire and life safety matters or circumstances.
- Is knowledgeable in preparing written Fire &Life Safety programs and is able to articulate program information in a business process format.
- Serves on project teams and is responsible for coordinating fire protection engineering portions for major new construction or renovation projects and incorporates fire protection design practices into all phases of design and construction.
- Serves as the project manager and negotiates/ administers fire protection engineering, and other fire protection or life safety services contracts for architect/engineering work, surveys and evaluations of existing owned and leased occupancies for risk management and compliance and other program initiatives.
- Performs field inspections of proposed projects to determine directive and design requirements. Up to 25% travel time may be required for this position.
- Develops abatement plans in response to known Building Fire Safety deficiencies. Translates abatement strategies into written scopes of work and cost estimates that support regional project processes.
- Develops, revises, and maintains fire protection engineering guide specifications and design guides for use throughout the Region.
- Furnishes Authoritative advice in the use and interpretation of all such specifications and design guides.
- May represent the Region on customer working groups and is recognized as a fire protection engineering technical authority for all matters relating to fire protection and risk management.
- An engineer having an undergraduate or graduate degree from a college or university offering a course of study in fire protection or fire safety engineering, plus a minimum of 4 years work experience in fire protection engineering.
- A professional engineer (P.E. or similar designation) registered in Fire Protection Engineering.
- A professional engineer (P.E. or similar designation) registered in a related engineering discipline and holding Member grade status in the International Society of Fire Protection Engineers.
- The engineer shall possess expert knowledge in the use and application of the National Fire Codes and Standards published by the National Fire Protection Association, the International Building Code and other codes published by the International Code Council as adopted by the General Services Administration.
- The engineer shall have experience in acceptance testing of fire protection systems.
- Engineer shall possess an active minimum Moderate Risk Public Trust Clearance.
- Individual must possess outstanding interpersonal skills, written and oral communication skill, and the ability to work well with others in a team environment.
Fire Protection Engineering Intern 2019
United States of America - South Carolina, Aiken
Provide support to Savannah River Remediation (SRR) as a Student Summer Intern Limited Service Employee (LSE) on the Savannah River Site (SRS), a US Department of Energy (DOE) facility in western South Carolina.
The intern will perform meaningful work in support of the organization. Guidance will be provided using SRR processes and procedures. Interns will prepare and present a final project to the SRR management team summarizing conclusions about the experience, impacts delivered and relevance for their future career.
This assignment is for the Fire Protection Engineering group. The intern will work within the Savannah River Remediation Fire Protection Organization, which is responsible for all aspects of fire protection for multiple nuclear processing facilities. Internship will include a wide variety of opportunities to support fire protection activities including fire protection system maintenance, analysis, design evaluation, and fire Protection Program implementation.
The internship will run for a 12-week period from May 20, 2019 until August 8, 2019. Housing is not provided but reasonable rentals are available through the University of South Carolina-Aiken student housing office.
A 40-hour work week is set and scheduled by the individual departments. SRS utilizes various work schedules including 5/8s (8 hours/day; five days per week), 4/10s (10 hours/day; four days per week), etc.
Each work day has a 30-minute lunch. Interns will be paid a competitive hourly rate; no summer interns will be assigned to shift work; overtime is not available; Interns will be paid for site holidays (Memorial Day, July 4) as applicable.
Assignments will be located in SRR facilities on the 300sq mile DOE site outside of Aiken SC. Public transportation is not available and interns will be required to arrange their own transportation. A valid Driver's License, Registration and proof of automobile insurance is required for driving on the Savannah River Site.
If you are selected to participate in the SRR internship program, additional information will be requested such as: SRR employment application, references and official transcripts. You will be assigned to SRS General Employee Training and Drug and Alcohol test appointments before badging and commencement of assignment.
Resumes should be submitted as early as possible and will be reviewed by the selection panel in February/March 2019. All selected applicants will be contacted by March 29, 2019.
Please visit www.srremediation.com for more information. SRR is the Liquid Waste contractor at SRS and is comprised of a team of companies led by AECOM with partners Bechtel National, CH2M and Babcock & Wilcox.
Candidate must be enrolled as a full-time student as a Junior, or Senior at:
an accredited four year university, and currently working towards a Bachelor's Degree in Fire Protection Engineering, Fire Protection Engineering Technology, OR
an accredited college or university, and currently working towards a Master's Degree in Fire Protection Engineering, Fire Protection Engineering Technology.
Must have a GPA of 2.5 or above.
Due to the nature of work, candidate must be a US Citizen
Must pass General Employment Training (GET)
Must pass Drug and Alcohol Testing (DAT)
These two items will be scheduled before the intern starts work at Savannah River Site.
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 Vacation Student / Internship / Graduate
Business Line Management Services
Business Group Management Services Group (MS)
Country United States of America
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 207464BR
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/wastewate
Fire Protection Engineer (Continuous Until Filled)
Are you an engineer - mechanical, civil, electrical, chemical, or fire protection? Do you have a Professional Engineer (PE) License? The Oakland Fire Department has an exciting opportunity to be part of the dynamic and growing Fire Prevention Bureau. Join us, a diverse organization dedicated to the community we serve, and enjoy great benefits!
The City of Oakland is currently recruiting to fill one Fire Protection Engineer vacancy within the Oakland Fire Department. This position inspects buildings and fire protection systems to ensure compliance with laws, codes and regulations; reads and interprets architectural plans and computer fire modeling; and reviews fire protection and life safety systems (such as sprinkler and fire pump systems, fire alarm systems, smoke removal systems, fire resistive construction, means of egress, etc.); and performs related duties as assigned.
The ideal candidate is self-motivated, flexible, and a good communicator. Desirable knowledge, skills and abilities include: strong analytical, technical, and organizational skills; the ability to work cooperatively with community members and organizations; and dedication and self-discipline, assuring that the Department's high operational standards are maintained. Bilingual skills in Cantonese or Mandarin are desirable.
- MUST HAVE A VALID FIRE PROTECTION ENGINEER LICENSE OR PROFESSIONAL ENGINEER LICENSE IN MECHANICAL, ELECTRICAL, CIVIL OR CHEMICAL ENGINEERING.
May be required to work overtime on weekdays and weekends.
The eligibility list established from this recruitment may be used to fill other vacancies that may occur within the City including full-time and permanent part-time positions, if applicable.
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Working for the City of Oakland
This recruitment is continuous until filled and may close at any time.
Examples of Duties
Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Inspect buildings and review building and site development plans and fire extinguishing systems to protect life and property from fire loss.
Review building designs and plans submitted by engineers, architects and the public to assure compliance with fire laws, codes and regulations.
Review subdivision and parcel maps, tract maps and proposed parcel maps for compliance with fire code requirements including fire department access, fire hydrants, water flow.
Review public and private engineering plans for improvement to determine compliance with codes and regulations.
Inspect and approve tests for fixed fire systems including fire pumps, deluge and pre-action systems, halon and carbon dioxide systems; recommend fire protection measures for special hazards including warehouse storage systems and flammable materials storage.
Prepare records regarding inspections and plan reviews.
Represent the Oakland Fire Department at public and private meetings and events; respond to inquiries from the public regarding fire protection codes, regulations and systems.
Minimum Requirements for Application
Any combination of experience and education that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in fire protection; civil, electrical, chemical or mechanical engineering or a related field.
Three years of progressively responsible experience in fire protection inspection and analysis including building design, specification writing, construction inspection, and plan review. Note: a degree in fire protection engineering, as documented by a copy of college transcripts, may be substituted for one year of professional experience. Accepted applicants with a degree in fire protection engineering will be required to submit an unofficial copy of their transcript later in the selection process.
KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES
Methods and practices involved in building engineering and design.
Federal, state and local building and fire codes and regulations including the National Fire Code; applicable plumbing, electrical and mechanical laws.
Personal computer and software applications.
Principles and practices of public speaking.
Public contact and community relations.
Fire alarm systems.
Interpret federal, state and local codes and regulations pertaining to fire protection.
Read and understand blueprints and plans.
Perform hydraulic calculations and electrical cable and battery sizing of fire alarm systems.
Communicate effectively in both oral and written form.
Use personal computer and software applications.
Establish and maintain effective work relationships with those contacted in the performance of required duties.
Possession of a valid California Driver's License.
Possession of a valid Fire Protection Engineer license issued by the California Board of Registration for Professional Engineers or a valid registration as a Fire Protection Engineer from another state, which is transferable to the State of California.
Possession of a valid Professional Engineer license issued by the California Board of Registration for Professional Engineers in mechanical, electrical, civil or chemical engineering with qualifying experience in fire protection engineering.
May be required to pass a background investigation.
The Selection Process
Stage I: The first stage in the selection process will consist of a review of each applicant's employment application, including applicable education and certifications/licenses, and supplemental questionnaire for minimum qualifications (weighted pass/fail). Please scan and attach a copy of applicable certifications or licenses to your application.
Stage II: The second stage will consist of subject matter experts evaluating and rating the completed supplemental questionnaires. Applicant responses to the supplemental questions must demonstrate the knowledge, skills and abilities listed in the qualifications section of this announcement. The evaluation of supplemental questions may be weighted 100% of an applicant score (before residency and/or veteran points) and may determine rank on the eligible list. If a sufficient number of quality application packets are received, the supplemental screening may be followed by a third stage and the most qualified applicants will be invited to the next stage. Meeting the minimum qualifications does not guarantee advancement to Stage III.
Stage III: The third stage may consist of assessment exercises (weighted 100%) containing an oral interview and a written exercise, which measure the knowledge and abilities listed in the qualifications section.
The ranked eligible list may be developed directly from the supplemental screening OR the results of Stage III. Candidates must earn a scale score of 70 in this examination process to be placed on the eligible list for employment consideration.
Applicants are required to submit criminal history information upon request after receiving a conditional offer of employment. If the requested information is not furnished in a timely manner, applicants will not qualify for further consideration and will be removed from the eligible list.
The City of Oakland reserves the right to modify the selection process as necessary to conform to administrative or business necessity.
How to Apply
Apply prior to the closing time of the job announcement and allow at least an hour to submit your application if you are a new user on the system. APPLICATIONS ARE ACCEPTED ONLINE ONLY. You may apply and view current openings by visiting our employment opportunities webpage at: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/oaklandca/default.cfm
If you do not have access to a computer, there are computer stations available at any City of Oakland Public Library. There are also work stations at the Department of Human Resources Management, 150 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza, 2nd Floor, Oakland, CA 94612. Work stations are available during regular business hours (normally 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.).
Our on-line application system is provided by NeoGov. If you have problems while applying online, please contact the Help Desk at (877) 204-4442.
You may also call the City of Oakland Department of Human Resources Management at (510) 238-3112 for information.
Tentative Date Of Examination:
To be determined
The City of Oakland is an EEO/ADA Employer.
Mid-Level Security And Fire Protection Multiple Operations Specialist
Security & Fire Protection's mission is to protect life, property, and information which successfully enables The Boeing Company and its large network of business partners to be the world's largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial airplanes and defense, space and security systems.
The Boeing Company is seeking to recruit a mid-level security operations professional to join the Security & Fire Protection Team to provide site support to Boeing businesses and operations in Everett, WA and Northwest region as requested. Reporting to the Everett Site Security Operations Manager, the position will be located at Boeing's Everett Site with travel within the region.
The Security Operations Specialist will be required to assist the Security Operations Manager and team in overseeing, coordinating, planning, and executing various security operations tasks and initiatives determined to be
Special operations including but not limited to:
Draft Concept of Operations and maintain site common operating picture
Site Event planning and coordination
Executive level events and visits (VIP) and executive protection assistance
Physical Security Assessments & Initiatives and Threat & Vulnerability Assessments
Paine Field AOA access assessments, inspections, and incursion investigations
Security Operations representative on Site Incident Management Team
Site outreach and employee engagement
Maintain and manage team attire/uniform account
Focused enforcement operations
NW Region Major Events Team assistance
Security Operations staff travel support
Security Operations office support and customer interface at front office
Backup Aviation Security Focal and be trained to assist in deliveries
Other Special Projects pertaining to Site Security involvement as required
The Security Operations Specialist will be required to:
Build positive relationships with internal and external business partners and customers as well as uniformed contract purchased security service
Foster a save environment and work to champion success with safety of personnel and employees at the forefront
Collaborate and partner with external agencies when necessary
Provide customer support to employee population as needed
Plan using concept of operations method, coordinate, and at times assist in execution or oversight of security operations pertaining to executive level functions, very important persons visits, major or special events, and focused enforcement operations
Conduct site physical security, threat and vulnerability assessments and devise and maintain implementation and long range business plan to implement standard and improved physical and technological resolutions by partnering with Facilities & Asset Management (F&AM) and Security Technologies and Risk Compliance (STARC)
Maintain Paine Field tenant air operations access points process and conduct drill, assessments, and investigations to any incursions for the Security Operations Manager by partnering with contract purchased security service focal
During an EOC activation, serve in the Security Operations Branch or Planning Section
Partner with site and S&FP communicators to improve and enhance Site Security communications and employee outreach/engagement and provide employee population with approved communication and messaging on various security initiatives to improve employee safety and welfare
Support on weekends or off hours as needed, when available
Maintain site security common operating picture
Maintain and update when needed the Security Operations uniform account
Provide security operations team with general office support and customer service and engagement at front desk when needed
Provide travel planning and coordination support for S&FP management when required
Assist and manage other special projects as needed
OFFICE OF INT GOVERNCE
Relocation Assistance Available
No. Relocation assistance is not a negotiable benefit.
Background in military, law enforcement and/or similar security experience for at least 4 years
Must be able to work any shift as business requires including nights, weekends, and holidays,
Experience presenting to personnel on all levels including internal and external customers and clients
Experience working with cross-functional teams
This position requires an active (or ability to obtain) US Security Clearance for which the US Government requires US Citizenship
Current Security Clearance
Bachelor's degree and typically 6 or more years' related work experience, a Master's degree and typically 4 or more years' related work experience, an equivalent combination of education and experience, or thoroughly demonstrated level of experience
Yes, 10 % of the Time
Contingent Upon Program Award
Engineer, II - Sr. | Fire Protection
Design Engineering is the de sign authority and owner of the design bases. Fire Protection, which resides in the Design Engineering Department, is responsible for maintaining fire protection design control and providing technical support to the plant in the area of fire protection. Design integrity of the Fire Protection program is maintained through effective configuration control of design output documents (i.e., specifications, calculations, drawings, test requirements and procedures).
Maintain the Fire Protection Design Basis at the site.
Ensure the three Fire Protection defense in depth echelons are maintained; 1) to prevent fires from starting (combustible/hotwork controls), 2) rapidly detect, control and extinguish fires that do occur thereby limiting damage (fire detection systems, automatic fire suppression, manual fire suppression, pre-fire plans), and 3) provide adequate level of fire protection for systems and structures so that a fire will not prevent essential safety functions from being performed (fire barriers, fire rated cable, success path remains free of fire damage, recovery actions).
Provide cost-effective modification designs to improve the fire protection program and the safe shutdown capability of the plant.
Provide Fire Protection technical support to operations, maintenance, engineering and other site organizations.
Develop, plan and coordinate or implement special projects, corrective action plans, and improvement programs to address fire protection plant problems or regulatory sensitive issues.
Ensures fire protection engineering products are performed in accordance with the site's fire protection program and are implemented consistent with defined standards and procedures.
Consistent with the site's licensing basis, prepare fire protection impact reviews and evaluations, combustible load and suppression capability calculations, and fire hazards analyses.
Minimum education require d of the position
B.S. Degree in Engineering or other closely related scientific discipline/physical science generally associated with power plant operations or equivalent work experience (equivalent experience defined as demonstrated success at the engineer/technicalspecialist level.)
Desired: Meets the requirements of a Professional Member for the Society of Fire Protection Engineers
Minimum experience required of the position
2 - 8 years of experience in nuclear power design, operations, or equivalent, depending upon engineering level.
Desired: 5+ years' experience in Fire Protection Engineering
Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required of the position
Good to excellent communication skills. Experience / proficiency in P C use and applications, depending upon engineering level.
Desired: Technical knowledge of 10CFR50.48, BTP APCSB 9.5-1, Reg.
Guide 1.189 and NFPA 805. Background in nuclear plant
shutdown capability analysis including non-power operations. Proficiency in computer codes ARC+, CLM and HASS.
Any certificates, licenses, etc. required for the position
Desired: Professional Engineering license.
As a provider of essential services, Entergy expects its employees to be available to work additional hours, to work in alternate locations, and/or to perform additional duties in connection with storms, outages, emergencies, or other situations as deemed necessary by the company. Exempt employees may not be paid overtime associated with such duties.
Please note: Authorization to work in the United States is a precondition to employment in this position. Entergy will not sponsor candidates for work visas for this position.
Primary Location: Arkansas-Russellville
Job Function: Nuclear
FLSA Status: Professional
Relocation Option: Level II
Union description/code: NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU
Number of Openings: 1
Req ID: 85771
Travel Percentage:Up to 25%
An Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Vets. Please click here to view the full statement.
As a provider of essential services, Entergy expects its employees to be available to work additional hours, to work in alternate locations, and/or to perform additional duties in connection with storms, outages, emergencies, or other situations as deemed necessary by the company. Exempt employees may not be paid overtime associated with such duties.
Nearest Major Market: Little Rock
Nearest Secondary Market: Russellville
Job Segment: Engineer, Nuclear Engineering, Nuclear, Power Plant Operator, Maintenance Engineer, Engineering, Energy
Fire Protection Project Manager And Designer
Western States Fire Protection (WSFP) and its subsidiaries are more than a company. We are a family of unique individuals committed to our purpose, our values, and each other. And we believe in making our own luck, creating our own opportunities. WSFP accomplishes this by constantly innovating, finding ways to create new value and seizing new opportunities.
Protecting lives and property since 1985, WSFP and its subsidiaries specializes in Life Safety Systems. Our values are simple: integrity, quality, safety, professionalism, commitment.
What we offer:
Health, Life, Dental and Vision Insurance
Flex Spending (FSA) (Cafeteria Plan)
Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
Paid Time Off (PTO)
Fire Protection Project Manager and Designer
This individual will design, coordinate, and project manage the fire sprinkler systems for commercial, industrial, and residential buildings. He or she will design and create the finished representation for the sprinkler systems using drawing and drafting skills and tools. The drawings produced will be used as a guide by every other link in the chain of construction, both on-site and in the office. This person will have responsibility for the initial planning of a project including scheduling of time, creating material stock listing, analyzing changes, and solving problems.
Review construction contract documents and coordinate with sub-contractors and General Contractor/owner to gather the required information to design the project's sprinkler system
Through use of analytical thinking and problem solving, determine construction feasibility and systems possibilities
Create detailed drawings through extensive use of AutoCAD, AutoSprink, or HydraCAD type programs
Create stock list for all material required throughout the project
Perform hydraulic calculations
Develop initial schedules for preliminary project work
Maintain design historical records and historical records for all functions for future use
Develop positive and ongoing relationships with customers to ensure company is meeting customers' expectations
Coordinate with other departments within office to ensure proper handover of job information
Conduct long range project planning and scheduling
Monitor and manage projects to comply with safety, quality, productivity, and profitability requirements
Directly manage field labor force of assigned project to assure maximum productivity
Track employee hours and crew mix rates for each project
Ensure proper staffing is in place on each project
Identify changes in projects that impact cost, schedule, or labor requirements
Make sure change orders/change estimates are completed in timely manner
Monitor project billings for accuracy and maintenance of a positive cash flow
Continually monitor progress of projects; review reports to ensure compliance with schedule and budgetary guidelines
Assist/lead during field check stage of the project
Forecast future manpower requirements
Oversee work of subcontractors
Ensure work complies with codes and permits
Administer construction contracts, approve work quality and payment requests
Report to owner and general contractor about progress and any necessary modifications required
Recommend improvements in project management procedures and overall company business practices
Engineering degree or applicable other degree from a technical school or college
Four or more years experience in Project Management required
Demonstrated ability with AutoCAD and good computer skills preferred
Proven ability and track record of performing work in a timely manner and meeting deadlines
Must be detail-oriented and skilled in free hand and mechanical lettering and drawings
Willing to coordinate and work well with others
Excellent communication skills-written and verbal
Ability to regularly travel overnight, with or without reasonable accommodation
Willing to pass a post-offer drug test, background and reference check
All qualified applicants with Western States Fire Protection Company will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin or status as a qualified individual with a disability or protected veteran.
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Staff Fire Protection Engineer
Burns & McDonnell is an award-winning engineering, architectural, construction, environmental and consulting services firm. We are 100% employee-owned, with World Headquarters located in Kansas City, Missouri and regional and project offices nationwide.
Successful candidates will join a team of Fire Protection Engineers who work on a wide range of exciting and challenging projects including airports, aircraft storage and maintenance hangars, central utility plants, manufacturing and food processing plants, industrial and petroleum processing sites, state-of-the-art information technology facilities, aircraft manufacturing plants, educational and cultural facilities and more. You'll be working in team environments with a premium placed on client and peer to peer interaction. You can expect to be a part of an energy-filled work place at a successful and growing company.
As a member of our fire protection engineering team, successful candidates will design many fire and life safety systems including: wet, dry, preaction and deluge sprinkler systems, foam, water spray, clean agent, wet and dry chemical and clean agent fire suppression systems, fire pumps, water tanks, standpipes, smoke management systems, and building fire alarm and mass notification systems. You will also be involved in building code and life safety code reviews, review of hazardous materials, design and analysis of building egress and passive fire protection systems, and reviews of existing buildings for compliance with applicable building and fire codes. You will also be involved in the construction and commissioning process.
Successful candidates will:
Design and specify fire suppression systems including wet-pipe, dry-pipe, preaction, deluge, fire pumps, and storage tanks on a wide variety of project types. Knowledge of special systems such as foam, spray, mist, clean agent, wet/dry chemical, and carbon dioxide is preferred.
Design and specify fire alarm systems, mass notification systems, and releasing systems. Knowledge of manual, electric, and pneumatic releasing, as well as cross-zoning and flame detection is preferred.
Perform hydraulic calculations and work with outside resources to incorporate special hazard systems.
Prepare comprehensive fire protection packages including fire suppression, fire alarm, smoke evacuation, and life safety.
Apply sound fire protection engineering principles to assist in troubleshooting and solving client related problems.
Resolve design related installation issues with field personnel.
Review contractor shop drawings, field inspections, and testing and commissioning reports.
Approx. 20% travel from NYC to Morristown, NJ office.
Candidates must have a Bachelor's of Science in Fire Protection Engineering from an ABET accredited university or Master's degree in Fire Protection Engineering with a BS in a related engineering field from an ABET accredited university. Minimum 4 years related experience (completion of master's degree in fire protection engineering may be substituted for one year of experience). Successful candidates must have a Professional Engineering Licensure in Fire Protection Engineering through NCEES testing. Consulting experience, NICET certification, and Certified Fire Protection Specialist accreditation is preferred. Excellent written and verbal communication skills with strong analytical and problem solving skills are required. Working knowledge of appropriate design tools such as hydraulic calculation software, Microsoft Projects, Excel, and Word. Knowledge and application of performance based design and FDS modeling is a plus. Position requires an individual capable of successfully solving challenging problems requiring adaptation and modification of standard techniques, procedures or criteria.
Must have the ability to obtain and maintain access authorization to facilities and data of existing and potential clients, including, but not limited to DOE, aerospace, military, food and consumer product manufacturers, pharmaceutical, laboratories, and others necessary to sell and complete work.
Senior Fire Protection Engineer
The Senior Fire Protection Engineer will lead the team in the design work on multi-discipline projects and lead the preparation of comprehensive fire protection packages including fire suppression, fire alarm, smoke management, and life safety. The Senior Fire Protection Engineer will lead in the evaluations for new and/or existing life safety programs, lead in the construction administration process and travel to the client sites as necessary.
Lead the design, specification, and multi-discipline coordination of the following fire protection systems: Wet-pipe, dry-pipe, pre-action, deluge, and foam/water fire suppression systems. Fire water supply infrastructure including fire water storage tanks, fire pumps, underground and aboveground distribution piping and associated appurtenances. Outdoor fire suppression systems including monitors, spray systems, and exposure protection systems. Addressable and non-addressable voice evacuation fire alarm systems including initiation devices, supervision devices, and audible and visual notification appliances. Releasing systems for pre-action, foam/water, and clean agent systems.
Evaluate and lead the creation of fire protection calculations including the hydraulic analysis of fire water supply and demand, battery calculations, and voltage drop calculations.
Lead the evaluation of building and life safety requirements including building area and height limitations, building construction types, fire resistive assemblies and opening protections, occupancy classifications, hazards, building egress, and active and passive smoke management systems.
Lead the construction administration including coordination with field personnel to resolve design related installation issues, the review of contractor shop drawings and calculations, field inspections, and testing of fire protection systems.
Prepare and present technical and client reports and presentations.
Build effective relationships with existing clients, customers and contractors and develop new business opportunities.
Manage sales and marketing efforts and identify key pursuits.
Responsible for ensuring revenue and customer satisfaction goals are met.
Manage the development of cost proposals and qualification statements to achieve stated targets and standards for financial performance. Present project budgets and cost estimates.
Track project performance.
Provide leadership, guidance and instruction to the department.
Responsible for QA/QC process adherence.
All other duties as assigned.
Candidate shall have a Bachelor of Science or Master of Science degree in fire protection engineering or related engineering discipline from an ABET accredited university.
Minimum 7 years related design experience (completion of master's degree in fire protection engineering may be substituted for one year of experience).
Excellent written and verbal communication skills with strong analytical and problem solving skills are required.
Candidate should have advanced knowledge of appropriate design tools such as hydraulic calculation software, AutoCAD or Revit, Excel, and Word. Position requires an experienced and competent individual capable of successfully solving challenging problems requiring adaptation and modification of standard techniques, procedures or criteria.
Must have the ability to obtain and maintain access authorization to facilities and data of existing and potential clients, including, but not limited to DOE, aerospace, military, food and consumer product manufacturers, pharmaceutical, laboratories, and others necessary to perform work.
NICET certification and experience working with military standards are strongly preferred.
Professional Fire Protection Engineer (P.E.) license required.
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
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
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