Job Listing Description

Fire Protection Engineer

Fire Protection Engineer

Location: Lake Buena Vista, Florida

Terms: Long Term Contract Employment


Provides subject matter expertise in the following areas: fire protection, life safety, building and fire codes, fire hazard and risk assessment of materials and processes, fire and smoke spread, industrial fire hazards, fire investigation support, and other fire and life safety issues.
Types of facility assets involved include a wide variety of facility and occupancy types, including public assembly, retail, storage, warehousing, high-rise hotel and office, residential, commercial cooking, dining, industrial, and special amusement buildings.
Systems accountabilities include fire detection and alarm, automatic sprinkler, water-based fire protection systems including water supplies and fire pumps, smoke control and smoke management systems, means of egress, exiting, and emergency movement of people and crowds in public assembly, commercial cooking fire protection, special hazards fire protection systems, life safety systems, building automation and controls, and explosion protection.
In addition, the position will require an individual that can operate in an environment of diverse general engineering knowledge in other areas such as codes, hazardous materials storage, use, and handling; gas alarm systems; elevator, conveyance, and ride safety; pyrotechnics; OSHA and general safety. Job tasks include field engineering support; technical input for inspection, testing, and maintenance; codes analysis; design and specifications; plans review; fire hazard assessment; system downtime response and troubleshooting; investigation, root cause and failure analysis; and general consulting on fire/life safety issues.
Design systems including calculations, drawings, and submittals.
Review system designs developed by project design teams for accuracy, compliance with company standards and guiding principles, quality and completeness.
Recommend system improvements, enhancements and replacements.
Proactively interface and consult with all lines of business, engineering services teams, and project managers to provide world-class engineering support.
Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree in Fire Protection Engineering or related field.
Professional Engineer License.
Full awareness and working knowledge of Building and Fire Codes and NFPA Codes and Standards.
5+ years’ experience in the design and construction of fire protection systems and/or fire protection consulting.
Excellent communication skills.
Working knowledge of AutoCAD.
Preferred Qualifications:

Master’s Degree in Fire Protection Engineering or related field and/or MBA.
Specific experience with theme parks, resort hotels, and mixed-use facilities. Knowledgeable in OSHA compliance.
Knowledge in the use and application of computer modeling tools for fire and smoke spread and timed egress analysis.
Experience with codes and standards development, including committee involvement (e.g. NFPA, ASTM, ICC, CFR, etc.).
Experience with fire testing and regulatory application of fire test methods to building materials.
Job Number: 382544
Job Location: Lake Buena Vista, FL
Rate: 48.00
Per Diem: No
Overtime: Possible
Duration: 12 Mos
Start Date: ASAP
Input Date: 03/26/2018
Attention: Kris Douglas
Address: 17177 PRESTON RD STE 300
City, State: DALLAS, TX 75248

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