Associate Fire Protection Engineer

Job Locations US
ID
2022-1846
Category
Entry Level & Early Career
Type
Full-Time

Overview

Jensen Hughes has an exciting career opportunity for Associate Fire Protection Engineers across many of our locations throughout the United States. Winter 2022 and Spring 2023 graduates are welcome to apply and join our global team of 1,400 engineers, scientists and consultants are among the very best in the industry and we continue to build on our heritage of making the world a safer place. We have served on more than 150 committees for international codes and standards making organization and help drive adoption throughout the world. With tens of thousands of projects under our belts, we have the expertise needed to help with any challenge you may face.

Responsibilities

  • Perform professional-level fire protection engineering services such as life safety code consulting, sprinkler design, fire alarm design, performance-based fire engineering design, under the direction of a P.E. or an experienced consultant.
  • Develop 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 in the resolution of design problems by 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 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.
  • Apply engineering calculations including size required, means of egress, maximum allowable building area, sprinkler system water supplies and smoke control equipment.
  • Submit progress reports to Project Managers and Project Leaders.
  • Position may involve some CADD document preparation/production.
  • Read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.

Qualifications


  • Bachelor's degree (B.S.) or higher in Fire Protection, Mechanical, Chemical or other related engineering field 

  • Demonstrate effective written and oral communication skills to write reports, business correspondence, presentations and procedure manuals, and to respond to questions from groups of managers, clients and the general public.

  • Passion advancing the science of safety and in exceeding our client expectations.


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