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Fire Protection Engineer

Mineral, VA 23117

Posted: 12/01/2022 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Engineering Job Number: 506733 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description

What is the preferred candidate location (local, non-local, remote?) and is there flexibility? Preference for local candidates but will review candidates who need per diem
  • There is some flexibility for potential remote but candidate will need to be on site based on project/team need, all candidates must be willing to come on site

Top 3 Required Skills
  1. Training and experience with relevant industry, state, and local fire code requirements
  2.   Fire Protection System Design experience
  3. Experience completing reviews independently
What soft skill requirements do you have (team fit and personality requirements)?
  • Strong communication skills both verbal and written
  • Ability to lead, collaborate, or work effectively in a variety of teams, including multi-disciplinary teams
Nice to Have Skills:
  • Preference for candidates with nuclear design quals but will consider candidates with relevant fire protection system design experience and/or previous design qualifications and be willing to assist establishing a current design development qualification (certification)
  • Previous experience with Simplex FP systems is a plus
  • Fire protection system troubleshooting experience a plus
  • Possess or meet the eligibility requirements for Grade of Professional Member of Society of Fire Protection Engineers (SFPE).
High Level Project Overview:
  • Perform subcontractor FP System new install design reviews
  • Facilitate Commonwealth of VA, Local county staff design document reviews
  • Perform in-process walkdowns to ensure compliance with all Commonwealth/Louisa County Codes
  • Support Commonwealth of VA/Louisa County inspector walkdowns
  • Augment North Anna Fire Protection System Engineer work backlog: Monitoring installed FP System performance, support preventive and corrective maintenance activities, emergent FP system performance troubleshooting
Preferred Years of Experience:
  • 10 years of related experience.
  • Experience as a fire protection engineer at a major commercial, industrial, or nuclear facility with a strong background in fire suppression and fire alarm system design.
  • Minimum of Bachelor in Science
  • BS or MS degree in fire protection engineering from an accredited university or college
Are there any specific companies/industries you'd like to see in the candidates experience?
  • Candidate can come from any industry but should have experience in their companies fire protection team/department
  • Preferred Interview Process Overview (High level):
  • Teams Interview
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