Fire Protection Engineer

Job Locations US-TX-Plano
ID
2021-1515
Category
Engineering/Technical Services
Type
Full-Time

Overview

Jensen Hughes is seeking a Fire Protection Engineer in our Plano, Texas location. The position joins a multi-discipline team of engineers and will work on a variety of fire and life safety consulting projects.   Since 1939, we have been at the leading edge of safety, security and risk-based engineering and consulting, serving the most complex global projects. In addition, we pride ourselves on driving code and standard development and adoption throughout the world and across industries. We planted our roots with a commitment to earning your trust and protecting lives, property and reputation. Today, we continue to work at the forefront of the professional services industry in safety, security and risk-based science, engineering and consulting.  Our Company Purpose + Principles honor our past while looking to the future. The range of services we provide are how we achieve our Purpose: to make our world safe, secure and resilient. This Purpose and commitments within each of four Principles (People, Industry, Clients, Performance) reflect our company culture and how we serve our clients within the world we work and live today.

Responsibilities

 Develops, modifies and/or reviews drawings of systems or components, according to established standards. Develops plans, specifications, and inspection reports as needed on assigned tasks to see that these items are complete, accurate and in accordance with good professional service practice standards. Assist technically in the resolution of design problems that may include performing field investigations or inspections, detailed design work, and detailed checking of design computations done by others, or general coordination of specific design aspects into a project. Identify applicable codes and standards to reference in evaluating how to respond to inquiries. Conduct and document assigned work such as basic building code analyses, egress analyses, fire detection and alarm systems reviews, smoke control systems reviews, and basic sprinkler and water supply systems reviews, including hydraulic calculations. Perform basic calculations as assigned such as size required means of egress, maximum allowable building area, sprinkler system water supplies and smoke control equipment. Compose technical letters and reports to address specific technical concepts as may be needed by assigned tasks. Submit progress reports to Project Managers and Project Leaders.

Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree (B.S.) from four-year college or university
  • a Minimum of 3 + years of code consulting and fire protection design experience. 
  • Professional Engineering designation or ability to obtain is desirable

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