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Fire Protection Engineer 3

KS-Overland Park

Req#: 38728BR

Date published: 10-Jan-2019

Opportunity: Experienced Hire

Business Line: Power

Business Plan: ENG

Level: 129

Primary Purpose:
The fire protection engineer is responsible for reviewing and evaluating the facility and equipment to determine the appropriate fire protection requirements. Projects supported by the group are primarily either in Power Plants, Oil and Gas processing facilities or Water Treatment facilities.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
• Understand and apply state and local codes and standards. (i.e.: IBC, IFC, NFPA, etc.…)
• Proactively communicate fire protection requirements and guidance to both internal and external clients. Generate detailed fire protection specifications
• Generate piping and instrument diagrams
• Generate hydraulic calculations.
• Review of detailed sprinkler and alarm drawings/calculations for accuracy and compliance with codes.
• Communications with city and local official.
• Independently apply knowledge and maintain a culture that supports the implementation of quality.
• Ensure compliance with B&V procedures and policies. Promote and maintain a culture of safety and quality.

Minimum Qualifications:
Requires a bachelor's degree in engineering from either a recognized accredited program in their home country or the country in which the professional is practicing. Minimum of 3 years related work experience All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.

Preferred Job Qualifications:
• Familiar with Power Plants, Oil & Gas processing facilities or Water treatment facilities.
• Strong preference to candidates who have already passed the Fundamentals of Engineering exam and are in active pursuit of, or willing to pursue, a Professional Engineer registration in Fire Protection obtained by passing the fire protection engineering written examination administered by the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveys (NCEES).
• Advanced knowledge of engineering design principals and applicable design guides and standards.
• Intermediate knowledge of company quality program initiatives.
• Intermediate knowledge of construction and constructability practices and principles.
• Intermediate knowledge of procurement and contract administration.
• Strong communication skills
• Proactive drive for results with the ability to schedule effectively and effectively prioritize tasks.
• Demonstrated skill set in: planning, conflict management and informing/educating others.
• Strong client-focus mentality.

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