Fire Protection Engineer
Our client is seeking a Fire Protection Engineer with 2 to 5 years of experience to join their growing fire protection team! The successful individual will have professional experience in providing consulting to clients in various aspects of fire protection engineering. Technical skills will include, but not limited to: automatic suppression system design and analysis; fire detection, alarm and communication system design and analysis; fire and life safety code analysis; egress analysis; fire resistant rated construction analysis; smoke control design and special inspections; as well as general fire protection and life safety concepts.
Bachelor’s degree (B.S.) from accredited college or university in Fire Protection Engineering or Fire Sciences.
NICET level III / IV, EIT, or P.E.
Two to five years of experience in the fire protection engineering/consulting profession.
Exceptional written and verbal communication skills, including oral presentations to external clients.
Desired Skills and Duties
Possess intermediate level computer skills necessary for daily activities, including email, word processing, spreadsheets, simple graphics, CONTAM, fire dynamic simulation, and a working knowledge of computer aided drafting.
Manage day-to-day contacts with internal and external clients utilizing experience and technology to meet expectations.
Attend and participate in local and national professional organizations, such as SFPE and NFPA.
Perform building and fire code analysis and code interpretations.
Develop engineering judgements for code alternatives.
Provide peer reviews of colleagues work product.
Have or be developing an “area of expertise” within fire protection engineering.
Design new fire protection systems including suppression systems, fire detection, alarm and communication systems. Perform analysis of existing fire protection systems.
Possess project management skills for managing internal projects as well as external client needs.
VanderHouwen is an award-winning, Women-Owned, WBENC certified professional staffing firm. Founded in 1987, VanderHouwen has been successfully placing experienced professionals throughout the Pacific Northwest and nationwide. Our recruitment teams are highly specialized in either Technology and IT, Engineering, or Accounting and Finance career markets. Our recruiters value building meaningful, professional relationships with each candidate as well as developing honed knowledge of companies' staffing needs and workplaces. Partner with us to land your next exciting career.
VanderHouwen is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. VanderHouwen does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal civil rights laws.
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