ATSS Engineering has a client in Mobile, AL looking for a Fire Protection Engineer.
Provides professional fire protection engineering during design and in support of Construction Phase Services.
Serves as the subject matter expert regarding standards and practices for life safety and fire protection engineering designs, system components, installations, and system construction.
Participates in design reviews and provides comments on contractor submitted life safety and fire protection engineering designs and plans to include passive fire protection, fire sprinkler, fire suppression, fire detection and alarm, mass notification systems for new and existing facilities.
Reviews shop drawings and contractor submittals according to NFPA, insurance carriers, AHJ, and applicable codes and standards.
Analyze life safety requirements for buildings, including building code compliance, occupant load calculations and egress analysis
Provides quality assurance oversight, documentation of such oversight, and recommends corrective actions as required to ensure high quality performance on contractor executed fire protection engineering projects.
Responds to RFIs and reviews submittals.
Onsite project observations, reviews and inspections.
Review equipment and material submittals for adequacy and compliance with contractual documents.
Perform on-site system evaluations and assist with final system commissioning.
Excellent computer proficiency (MS Office – Word, Excel and Outlook)
AutoDesk family of Software’s
Must have a valid driver’s license and be insurable
Attention to detail and documentation
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with clients, vendors, employees and the public
Ability to effectively communicate with internal and external partners including government agencies, clients, sub consultants, and utility companies
Must be well organized and detail-oriented
Excellent time and project management skills
Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree is required.
Candidate must be a licensed PE in the Fire Protection Engineering discipline.
At least 6 years of technical experience in a technical fire protection design or consulting role involving fire protection systems.
Experience in fire sprinkler systems, suppression, fire pumps, clean agent systems, fire alarm and mass notification systems.
Knowledge of and experience with building and design codes such as the International Building Code family and the NFPA series of Codes and Standards.