Fire Protection Engineering Technician Job Description Sample
Fire Protection Maintenance Technician
To ensure high quality Fire Protection services are provided to the College of William and Mary community.
Good to excellent verbal and written communication skills.working knowledge of MS Office Suite, escpecially MS Word and Excel word processing and database computer programs skills. Have working knowledge of operations and maintenance for all types of fire sprinkler systems, and capable of minor repairs to various systems.
Have working knowledge of fire alarm systems, especially Simplex-Grinnell. Posses a valid drivers license. Be knowledgeable of basic hazardous material response procedures.
Have basic working knowledge of kitchen and clean agent fire suppression systems. Ability to apply judgement, knowledge, training and experience to assess and determine compliance, collect and review data, and determine appropriate course of action. Uses various instruments, methods and processes requiring some analytical skill and judgment.
Ability to apply complex standards to situations and present suggested course of action. High school graduate or equivalent is required. Significant demonstrated experience in fire protection systems maintenance (fire sprinkler/ suppression systems), Knowledge of common maintenance issues and requirements of various fire sprinkler and alarm systems. Shall have, or have the experience to qualify as, a Virginia state certified fire protection systems inspector
Any NICET training a plus.
Fire Protection Engineer (Professional)
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.
Sr. Manager - Fire Protection Engineer (Americas Construction & Project Management)
Marriott International is the world's largest hotel company, with more brands, more hotels and more opportunities for associates to grow and succeed. We believe a great career is a journey of discovery and exploration. So, we ask, where will your journey take you?
Department Name: Fire Protection
Title: Senior Manager, Fire Protection, CALA Construction Project Management – Americas
Report to: Director, Fire Protection & Life Safety (Construction & Project Management)
Location: This position is based in Miami, Florida in the CALA regional office and requires extensive travel within the Americas (approximately 70%).
As a member of Corporate Fire Protection, is responsible for insuring compliance of fire protection standards for all Lodging Brands and products in CALA, including new builds, conversions/acquisitions, re-positioning, and renovations in order to provide a superior level of life safety and protection to our guests, associates, and assets from the perils of fire, natural disasters, and terrorism. Provide oversight and leadership to direct reports as they work toward insuring compliance. Provide project management and life safety expertise to ensure compliance with the standards through the design and construction of new and converting hotels.
Expected Contributions and Responsibilities
Responsible for delivery of high-quality engineering support services to business units within Global Design, Lodging, Development, Operations, Brand, Lodging Engineering, Risk Management, Owner & Franchise Services and various other Marriott businesses for all Marriott Branded projects.
Act as a liaison to insurance companies, code officials, architects, owners, consultants.
Responsible for recruiting, coaching, training and developing staff to perform their defined duties. Provide performance feedback and evaluation, and career development to direct reports.
Make decisions for complex fire protection and life safety issues and when necessary, refer to other members within Corporate Fire Protection.
Direct adaptations and modifications throughout design process and installation of systems.
Discuss with supervisor and team members fire protection and life safety issues or problems that have high financial impact.
Manage all (owned, managed, and franchised) new build and conversion projects within the CALA region.
Manage internal and external resources for all CALA projects.
Supervise a staff of fire protection engineers and technicians.
Conduct performance evaluations (LPA) for direct reports.
Review and approve expense reports for direct reports.
Monthly budget meeting with Global Design CALA Vice President of Design Management and Global Design Accounting.
Routinely interacts with franchisees, building owners, clients, customers, officials, contractors, and others.
Lead project meeting and makes presentations relating to all CALA projects.
Lead internal teams to complete work.
Verify completion of projects.
Communicate on a regular basis with the FLS Director – Americas Construction.
Perform design reviews for egress, building construction, automatic sprinkler, fire alarm, and mechanical smoke control systems to ensure compliance of Marriott standards, system performance, equipment selection, constructability, maintainability, building code conformance, and sequencing.
Provide construction support services including fire protection system project control functions (change-order analysis and schedule impacts), cost reduction analysis, submittal reviews, mid- construction site review and report, transition planning (construction to operations), and acceptance testing.
Tracks project schedules and construction documents.
Performs other duties as business demands.
Basic to working knowledge of construction means and methods, facilities operations, and contracting.
Strong problem solving capabilities; ability to search beyond traditional boundaries.
Extensive writing skills required.
Excellent interpersonal skills which must include ability to speak in public, negotiate, explain fire protection concepts, and enforce standards while strengthening relationships, occasionally under pressure.
Actively listens and asks questions of customers to assess the level of satisfaction with the service being provided and to prevent problems from occurring. Regularly monitor customer satisfaction and take personal responsibility to ensure it. Follow through with customer inquiries, requests, and complaints in a timely fashion.
Develop and maintain independent relationships with customers; anticipate needs of customers; negotiate work deliverables and timing for small initiatives.
Communicate orally and in writing with customers.
Work efficiently and effectively with minimal supervision.
Assist in the building of team core values of integrity, accountability, respect, and value.
Remain current with emerging technologies, national codes and best methods for automatic sprinkler systems, fire alarm systems, life safety, and smoke control.
Ability to develop new processes to increase effectiveness and efficiencies.
Excellent management and supervisory skills.
Good working knowledge of MS Word, MS Excel, and MS Outlook.
High degree of initiative, personal responsibility and integrity
Ability to work effectively in a collaborative work environment.
Willingness to share knowledge openly and assist others as necessary.
BS, Fire Protection Engineering or equivalent experience.
Fundamentals of Engineering or Professional Engineering license preferred.
At least 6 years of fire department, or progressive experience in fire protection.
Fluent in Spanish.
Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. Marriott International does not discriminate on the basis of disability, veteran status or any other basis protected under federal, state or local laws.
Fire Protection Engineer
Louis Berger has an exciting opportunity for a Fire Protection Engineer to join its Federal Program and Construction Services practice in Indian Head, MD. The Fire Protection Engineer's role is to assist NAVFAC Washington, DC with performance of fire protection engineering support from project inception through construction. The contractor shall be familiar with both Design-Bid-Build and Design-Build delivery methods for projects and able to provide technical leadership/ mentorship to junior engineers/designers and to review other fire protection engineers' work for code compliance and constructability. Should have the ability to estimate design effort and assist in negotiations with Architectural-Engineering firms and General Contractors. The contractor shall be able to address contractor submittals and requests for information (RFI's).
The successful candidate will have the following:
A minimum of Five (5) years of specialized experience in fire protection design and evaluation of new and existing facilities;
An active Secret Clearance;
Professional Engineer certification
Ability to develop complete construction documents, including drawings and specifications, for new and renovation projects
Bachelor's Degree in Fire Protection Engineering from an accredited college or university;
Experience with the full gambit of Fire Protection responsibilities, to include fire alarm and detection, water-based suppression systems, foam systems, clean agent systems, kitchen protection, special hazard design, fire resistant construction, occupancy and egress requirements, water supply and storage, system maintenance requirements, and smoke management systems;
Should have extensive knowledge of NFPA, ICC, and UFC codes;
Ability to use AutoCAD and other design software;
Experience in Construction Management/Scheduling and Cost-estimating;
Experience with field inspections and review of installed components;
Ability to prepare and provide high-level briefs to senior leadership. Oral and written communication skills must be highly developed.
Fire Protection Design Engineer
- 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
- Code consultation
- 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 protectionrelated 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
- 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
- 6+ years of experience in the field of fire protection and life safety
1. BS in Fire Protection Engineering from an EAC or TAC ABET accredited degree program?
2. Registered Fire Protection Engineer?
3. In-depth knowledge of model codes and NFPA standards?
4. 6+ years of experience in the field of fire protection and life safety? (preferred)
Plumbing & Fire Protection Engineer
The buildings that make up the landscape of our daily lives seem like permanent fixtures, fastened to a time and place. But what if that didn't have to be true? What if our built environment — where we live, learn, play, and conduct business — carried us forward instead?
Our Buildings practice keeps people at its heart, recognizing that our shared journey forward is shaped by the meaningful and responsive places we design. From iconic designs to monumental groundbreakings, join us to bring transformational building solutions to life. Every day we apply our expertise, creativity, and passion to propel communities into the future—join us!
As a Plumbing and Fire Protection Engineer you will work with direct supervision and direction on tasks and smaller projects, and as a team member of a larger project under the guidance of a Senior Engineer. You will participate in the evaluation, recommendation, and specification for engineered systems or products for a project verifying compliance with applicable codes and engineering standards / practices.
Your Key Responsibilities
Supports project team in development of design documentation, plans and reports for relevant project design elements.
Participate in design activities geared toward the creation of construction documents for public and private sector projects.
Prepares and revises documentation in various project phases.
Limited construction administration duties, including RFI response and submittal reviews.
Coordinates with other building disciplines (architectural, structural, electrical, civil, etc.) to ensure compatibility with the design intent.
Some field survey and observation work required for construction activities
Assists with the development of job specific discipline specifications.
Attends project coordination meetings with internal team members and/or external consultants.
Participates in value engineering and basic cost estimating.
Implements sustainable design principles into the building design and surrounding environment.
Performs calculations of building elements and well-defined mechanical systems using company standard software and proprietary manufacturer software.
Some travel to site locations.
Your Capabilities and Credentials
Knowledge of plumbing and fire protection design.
Familiar with greater NYC codes and regulations.
Basic understanding of all phases of engineering document production and the relationship between drawings and specifications.
Recognizes when technical problems are developing and initiates appropriate corrective actions.
Ability to check own work for accuracy and completeness and manage time to meet project budget and schedule.
Ability to participate and collaborate in project team setting and to engage in creative and critical thought.
Thorough understanding of mechanical engineering concepts and ability to effectively communicate ideas to others.
Requires understanding of Microsoft Office Suite, Revit, AutoCAD.
Education and Experience
Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Mechanical Engineering or related field & Licensed Professional Engineer (preferred, not required). Minimum of 2-3 years of experience.
Typical office environment working with computers and remaining sedentary for long periods of time. Field work may include exposure to the elements including inclement weather.
This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.
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Job: Mechanical Engineer
Primary Location: United States-New York-New York
Employee Status: Regular
Job Level: Individual Contributor
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time
Job Posting: Dec 13, 2018, 11:31:40 AM
Req ID: 180002V7
Fire Protection Code Inspector I/Ii/Iii
Fire Protection Code Inspector I/II/III
The Code Inspector I, II and III are part of a career ladder with increasing responsibilities. As a Code Inspector I, you will perform entry-level code inspection related work; as a Code Inspector II, you are technical assistants to the building official operating at an intermediate level; and as Code Inspector III, you will perform trade code inspection related work in the code inspector's primary trade discipline and most other disciplines. This work is performed under the general supervision of the New Construction Manager.
Performs entry level work and develops skills in code inspections in accordance with the USBC; and all of the duties of a Code Inspector I as applicable;
Assists staff by researching specific code provisions, ordinances, and related city policies;
Assists in the development of technical training concerning applicable codes, ordinances, policies, and regulatory requirements;
Reviews construction documents with contractors, homeowners, architects, and engineers regarding the requirements of the USBC, related construction and maintenance practices, and industrial standards;
Conducts research, as needed, and evaluates equipment, materials, and construction assemblies for compliance with USBC compliance;
Reviews and approves third party and special inspection quality control reports in compliance with the USBC and the City of Alexandria Special Inspections Program;
Addresses complaints, communicates abatement action, and provides required follow up;
Identifies and documents illegal construction and prepares violation notification and corrective direction;
Operates and maintains a City vehicle and all other issued equipment;
Attends training to maintain continuous education and certification requirements as required by the Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development and the Department of Code Administration;
Maintains a current knowledge of City and department policies, procedures, and guidelines.
The Ideal Candidate
The ideal candidate must have knowledge of the USBC and City of Alexandria ordinance which apply to building and construction or the ability to readily acquire such knowledge. The ideal candidate must have the ability to read and interpret construction plans, drawings and specifications. Working in a team environment and fostering a positive working atmosphere with internal and external customers is equally as essential.
Code Inspector I
To qualify for the Code Inspector I position, all candidates must possess three years of experience in the construction or construction related field; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience or an associate degree in engineering, architecture, building construction or related field with 1 year of experience in a construction related field. A valid driver's license required and selected candidate must meet active City of Alexandria Code Inspector Career Ladder requirements within the probationary period of twelve (12) months after their original appointment.
Code Inspector II
To qualify for the Code Inspector II, you must have four years of experience in the construction or construction inspection related field; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience or an associate degree in engineering, architecture, building construction or related field with 2 years of experience in a construction related field or a bachelor's degree in engineering, architecture, building construction or related field. A valid driver's license is required and selected candidate must meet active City of Alexandria Code Inspector Career Ladder requirements within the probationary period of twelve (12) months after their original appointment.
Code Inspector III
To qualify for the Code Inspector III, you must have five years of experience in construction or a construction related field; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience or an associate degree in engineering, architecture, building construction or related field with 3 years of experience in a construction related field or a bachelor's degree in in engineering, architecture, building construction with 1 year of experience in a construction related field. A valid driver's license is required and selected candidate must meet active City of Alexandria Code Inspector Career Ladder requirements within the probationary period of twelve (12) months after their original appointment.
About the Department
The City of Alexandria's Department of Code Administration's focus is to assist customers to achieve compliance with the Virginia's Uniform Statewide Building and Maintenance Codes (USBC), and the City Code nuisance and development provisions. The department contains five divisions: The Permit Center, Property Maintenance Inspections, New Construction Inspections, Plan Review Services, and Administrative Services. If you are curious for a broader view of our City government click here, or for a broader view of the City of Alexandria click here.
- Refer to Department of Housing & Community Development (DHCD) and International Code Council (ICC) for current certification requirements
- In order to advance to the next career ladder level, a portfolio of work clearly demonstrating ability to perform work at next level shall be submitted to the Director or designee for review and approval
Fire Protection Engineer I
FIRE PROTECTION ENGINEER I
Full-Time, Regular Employment Opportunity
Under close or general direction, reviews plans and specifications of buildings, fire protection equipment, and industrial and hazardous materials processes to ensure compliance with federal, state, and municipal fire protection codes and ordinances, performs field inspections; and performs other duties as assigned.
The Fire Protection Engineer I/II is a flexibly staffed civilian classification in the Department of Public Safety. Positions in the Fire Protection Engineer II class are flexibly staffed and are normally filled by advancement from the I level once the incumbent meets the qualification standards of the II level, demonstrates an ability to perform the full scope of work, and meets performance expectations. Incumbents are not automatically promoted to the higher level; the needs of the department determine the level of assignment.
Fire Protection Engineer I
This is the entry level classification within the Fire Protection Engineer series. Incumbents work under direct supervision while learning job tasks. This classification is distinguished from the Fire Protection Engineer II classification by the performance of the more routine tasks and duties assigned to this classification. Immediate supervision is provided by the Fire Protection Engineer II or Assistant Fire Marshal. Positions at the I level may receive functional or technical supervision from other division staff.
Essential Job Functions
(May include, but are not limited to, the following)
Reviews site development plans and conducts compliance inspections to ensure adequate water supplies, water distribution systems, fire protection systems, fire hydrant availability and Fire Department equipment access.
Checks plans to determine fire and life safety requirements in accordance with California Code of Regulations Titles 19 and 24, National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) standards, and the City of Sunnyvale Municipal Code.
Conducts independent reviews and analyzes data to determine the adequacy and safety of designs.
Provides technical advice to City staff, architects, engineers, developers, building owners, and the general public on the interpretation or application of fire safety codes and regulations.
Gives technical assistance to Building and Fire Protection Inspectors regarding fire and life safety code issues occurring in the field.
Assists Building and Fire Inspectors in the review of less complex plans and trains office personnel in plan checking activities.
Prepares clear, concise and comprehensive reports, correspondence and other required documents; maintains forms, records and field reports relative to fire protection engineering activities; and performs office duties.
Position requires prolonged sitting, standing, walking on level, uneven and slippery surfaces, reaching, twisting, turning, kneeling, bending, squatting and stooping in the performance of daily activities. The position also requires grasping, repetitive hand movement and fine coordination in using a computer keyboard. The position also requires near and far vision when performing tasks such as field inspections, in reading and writing reports and work related documents and using a computer. Acute hearing is required when providing phone and in-person service. The ability to lift, carry and push equipment, tools and supplies up to 25 pounds is also required. Additionally, when performing field inspections, the incumbent may be exposed to biohazards and work in a variety of working conditions, including mechanical and electrical hazards, loud noise, and inclement weather conditions, such as wet, heat and cold. The nature of the work also requires the incumbent to climb ladders and steep slopes, and walk around construction worksites. Some of these requirements may be accommodated for otherwise qualified individuals requiring and requesting such accommodations.
Education and Experience:
The minimum qualifications for education and experience can be met in the following way:
A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in fire protection engineering, civil or mechanical engineering or a related field.
Codes, laws, and regulations as related to California Code of Regulations Titles 19 and 24, National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) standards, and Title 16 of the Sunnyvale Municipal Code.
Principles and practices of fire protection engineering.
Fire hazards control, extinguishing and detection systems.
Reading and interpreting site, building, fire protection system and equipment plans, specifications and codes.
Examining and noting deficiencies of plans, calculations and specifications.
Reviewing hydraulic calculations necessary to determine the adherence of fire extinguishing system plans to code requirements.
Using sound judgment to provide impartial advice in formulating recommendations.
Expressing ideas and answering questions clearly and concisely, verbally and in writing.
Training and reviewing the work of new and subordinate personnel.
Travel to various and remote sites within the City to conduct residential and commercial building site inspections.
Track and manage multiple projects and project deadlines.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with other City staff, public officials, construction professionals, engineers, architects, developers, outside agencies and the public.
Work independently and as a member of a team.
Follow complex written and verbal instructions and procedures.
Communicate effectively over the telephone or by two-way radio.
Observe safety principles and work in a safe manner.
Possession and continued maintenance of a valid Class C California driver's license and a safe driving record.
- California Fire Protection Professional Engineer License (P.E.)
- Plan Review certification from the Office of the California State Fire Marshal
Application and Selection Process
If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit a City of Sunnyvale employment application and responses to the supplemental questions to the Department of Human Resources. The final closing date is 5:00 pm, Tuesday, January 15, 2019 (postmarks or faxes are not accepted). Candidates are asked to fully describe any training, education, experience or skills relevant to this position. Electronic applications may be submitted on-line through the City's employment page or application materials may be submitted to: Department of Human Resources, 505 West Olive Avenue, Suite 200, Sunnyvale, CA 94086. Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted.
Applications will be competitively screened based on the minimum qualifications of this position. Based upon a review of the application materials, the most qualified candidates will be invited to participate in the examination process, which may consist of an oral examination and a writing exercise scheduled for Thursday, January 31, 2019. (Note: The examination process may be changed as deemed necessary by the Director of Human Resources).
Those candidates that receive a passing score on the examination will be placed on an eligibility list for up to one year, in accordance with the City's Civil Service Rules and Administrative Policies. Any candidate that is selected by the hiring department will be required to successfully complete a pre-employment process, which will consist of a thorough background history check, an may consist of a medical exam(s) administered by a City-selected physician(s) before hire. Prior to starting work, all newly-hired employees will be fingerprinted to check conviction history. A conviction history will not necessarily disqualify an applicant from appointment; however, failure to disclose conviction history will result in refusal of employment or termination. Positions which are covered by the Department of Transportation regulations are required to submit to a pre-employment drug test and to random drug and alcohol testing.
INFORMATION ABOUT PROOF OF EDUCATION
Please note: Any successful candidate, selected by the hiring department will be required to submit proof of education (i.e. original copy of the diploma or college/university transcripts).
Positions in this job classification are represented by the Sunnyvale Employees Association (SEA).
The information contained within this announcement may be modified or revoked without notice and does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract.
The City of Sunnyvale is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the City of Sunnyvale not to discriminate against all qualified applicants or employees on the basis of actual or perceived race, religion (including religious dress or grooming practice), color, sex (includes gender, pregnancy, childbirth, medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth, breastfeeding or medical conditions related to breastfeeding), gender identity and/or gender expression, sexual orientation (including heterosexuality, homosexuality and bisexuality), ethnic or national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, uniformed service member status, marital status, family relationship, age, cancer or HIV/AIDS related medical condition, genetic characteristics and/or genetic information, and physical or mental disability. Applicants needing special accommodations for testing should submit a request to the Department of Human Resources at time of application.
Fire Department Protection Engineer
ABOUT THE POSITION
This position will review plans, fire protection/life safety reports and other documents to ensure compliance with building & fire codes, and all applicable regulations.
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. Applications submitted without the required certification/license Type, Number, Issued By, Date Issued, and Date Expired information listed in the 'Certificates & Licenses' section of the application will not be considered.
All information listed in the 'Certificates & Licenses' section of your application must be valid and verifiable. Please Note, you are not required to hand deliver, mail, or fax your certification/license to Human Resources. Also, you are not required to attach a copy of your certification/license to your electronic application.
Education and Experience: Bachelor's Degree in an applicable engineering discipline from an accredited college or university AND four (4) years of 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 a valid Nevada Class C driver's license. Must possess valid registration at the time of application as a professional Fire Protection Engineer from any state recognized by the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES).
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.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Confers with County and Fire staff regarding County and Fire 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 and Fire plan checkers, engineers, fire and building inspectors and other County and Fire 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 Fire staff, 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 and Fire 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 and Fire activities; makes code, regulation and procedural recommendations.
Conducts technical training/exercises. 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.
Plant Engineer 2 - Fire Protection
United States of America - Washington, Richland
The Plant Engineer job family is responsible for technical activities relating to operations and maintenance of plant equipment during Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (EPC) and Commissioning and Operations. The Plant Engineer protects the installed configuration of the plant systems, and provides technical support and issue resolution needed for operation and maintenance of the plant equipment. Under direction of the Plant Engineering Manager interacts with other Plant Engineers, Operations, Maintenance, WTP Project groups, subcontractors, and equipment vendors as required to perform job assignments.
This position shall be performed under the day-to-day direction, control and supervision of WTCC.
Implement Plant Engineering program elements as assigned
Develop, review, concur with and/or assess engineering technical documents
Develop, review, concur with and/or assess management control procedures, technical procedures, or guides
Assess facilities, systems, and/or processes anomalies or degraded conditions
Resolve condition report issues or other similar discrepancies as assigned
Develop or request support to develop engineering products for system or equipment repair or replacement
Provide on-site technical support during preventative or corrective maintenance activities or commissioning
Assist assigned engineers in determining operability and correcting out-of-specification conditions
Ensure the health and safety of self and staff by implementing the principles of ISMS
Ensure that personal conduct of work is consistent with nuclear safety and quality culture expectations
Meet training requirements and maintain qualifications to perform work
Support control of field work in assigned areas, including integration of project activities, repairs, and equipment operations activities
Support operations, maintenance, and commissioning of the WTP Facilities
Remain apprised of operational status and ongoing modification activities
Provide technical review of facility/system related procedures and work instructions
Assist with resolution of design issues necessary to support plant operations and/or maintenance
Review Project design and other documents for operations, maintenance, and testing impacts and providing alternative solutions
Interface with subcontractors, vendors, and project support groups
Ensures timely and accurate oral and written technical reports on assigned activities
Complete required training and maintain qualifications associated with assignments
Support the Waste Treatment Plant Nuclear Safety Quality Culture by emphasizing the values of safety and quality in the performance of work to protect self, others, and the environment
This job description is not intended to include every duty, task or instruction for which an employee is responsible. Other tasks may be assigned, based on business needs and the department supervisors request. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES NA PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS (EFNM) Exposed Field Non-Manual
AECOM has joined with Bechtel to create an LLC, known as the Waste Treatment Completion Company (WTCC) to construct, start-up and commission the world's largest radioactive-waste treatment plant for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) in southeastern Washington state. The project will use vitrification technology to process and stabilize 53 million gallons of radioactive and chemical waste currently stored at the Hanford Site which is a byproduct of plutonium-production during World War II and the Cold War era.
The project is the largest undertaking of its kind ever and one of DOE's most technically challenging cleanup projects—equivalent to building two nuclear power plants. Its construction site spans 65 acres and includes facilities for pretreatment, low-activity waste vitrification, and high-level waste vitrification, as well as an analytical laboratory.
Education : Bachelor of Science degree (or equivalent education) in an appropriate engineering discipline from a four-year accredited college or university.
Experience: Minimum of five years of professional experience. Experience in processing facilities, DOE facilities, or DOD facilities preferred. One year of Nuclear facility experience required. (Nuclear Experience when used in reference to Nonreactor Nuclear Facilities, is experience acquired at any facility in which radioactive materials are routinely handled, stored, processed, or utilized. A Bachelor of Science (BS) may be substituted for up to 3 years of nuclear experience.)
Experience in processing facilities, DOE facilities, or DOD facilities
Experience with national consensus codes and standards
NICET fire protection certification
This position is located at the Construction Site (22 miles north of Richland) and works a 4 x 10 schedule, M-Th, 6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Must be able to work in the United States without Sponsorship
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 Maintenance
Business Line Management Services
Business Group Management Services Group (MS)
Country United States of America
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 202610BR
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.
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