Senior Fire Code Consultant

Job Locations CA-BC-Burnaby
ID
2022-1675
Category
Experienced Engineering and Consulting
Type
Full-Time

Overview

Jensen Hughes Consulting Canada Ltd. has an immediate, full-time job opening for an experienced Project Manager/Sr. Project consultant in Burnaby, British Columbia or Calgary, Alberta. 

 

Consider joining the best technical and professional life safety firm where your career is a big runway for growth.  We look for highly motivated, experienced individuals with strong analytical and creative thinking skills to manage projects, including building code consulting, fire code consulting and fire protection strategies. We offer excellent compensation, a company private health plan, and encourage education and growth opportunities.

Responsibilities

This is a hands-on technical lead position where you will review architectural, mechanical and electrical drawings for pertinent parts of the building code. You will play a key role for clients in identifying cost effective solutions to code compliance and identification of non-compliance.  You will also develop equivalencies to address the approach to Building Code based on a performance approach.  A large part of the position will involve reviewing drawings and preparing correspondence and technical reports.  A smaller portion of your time will involve field reviews and attending meetings relative to equivalencies or assisting Certified Professionals with their field reviews.  The successful applicant will mentor staff, interface with clients, lead building plan reviews, interpret the building code, develop alternative solutions, prepare building design reports, and coordinate with fire protection engineering teams. The candidate will be responsible for the review and implementation of fire strategies.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering (preferred Fire Protection Engineering) or Diploma in Architectural or Fire Protection Engineering Technology with at least 5 years of experience working as a building code consultant or in a related field.
  • Knowledge of British Columbia Building and Fire Codes
  • A strong understanding of fire protection engineering principles
  • The ability to lead others, manage projects and make presentations to small groups or teams.
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills in the English language
  • Experience in developing building code concepts and equivalencies, conducting building plan reviews, and field reviews would be an asset
  • P.Eng is highly desirable
  • Work hours/schedule - 40 hours and core business hours 7:30 to 9 am to 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm (expected in the office) 

 

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