Burns & McDonnell Staff Fire Protection Engineer-Oil, Gas & Chemical (Calgary, AB) in Calgary, Alberta
The Staff Fire Protection Engineer will support the team in the design work on multi-discipline projects and support the preparation of comprehensive fire protection packages including fire suppression, fire alarm, and procurement. The Staff Fire Protection Engineer will develop evaluations for new and/or existing industrial fire protection systems, support the procurement and construction administration processes, and travel to the client sites as necessary.
Design, specification, and multi-discipline coordination of the following fire protection systems: Wet-pipe, dry-pipe, pre-action, deluge, and foam/water fire suppression systems.
Fire water supply infrastructure including fire water storage tanks, fire pumps, underground and aboveground distribution piping and associated appurtenances.
Outdoor fire suppression systems including monitors, spray systems, and exposure protection systems.
Addressable and non-addressable voice evacuation fire alarm systems including initiation devices, supervision devices, and audible and visual notification appliances.
Releasing systems for pre-action, foam/water, and clean agent systems.
Evaluate the creation of fire protection calculations including the hydraulic analysis of fire water supply and demand, battery calculations, and voltage drop calculations.
North American project experience is required. Canadian project experience is preferred.
Support the procurement process of firewater specials and pumps.
Work with fire protection subcontractors on installation of fire protection systems.
Perform the construction administration, including coordination with field personnel to resolve design related installation issues, and review subcontractor shop drawings and calculations, field inspections, and testing of fire protection systems.
Prepare and present technical and client reports and presentations.
Build effective relationships with existing clients, customers and contractors and develop new business opportunities.
All other duties as assigned.
Candidate shall have a Bachelor of Science or Master of Science degree in fire protection engineering or related engineering discipline from an ABET accredited university.
Minimum 3 years related experience (completion of master's degree in fire protection engineering may be substituted for one year of experience).
Excellent written and verbal communication skills with strong analytical and problem-solving skills are required.
Candidate should have a working knowledge of appropriate design tools such as hydraulic calculation software, AutoCAD or Revit, Excel, and Word.
The position requires an experienced and competent individual capable of successfully solving challenging problems requiring adaptation and modification of standard techniques, procedures or criteria.
NICET certification, Certified Fire Protection Specialist accreditation, and experience working with military standards are strongly preferred.
Professional Engineer in Canada is required OR Professional Fire Protection Engineer (P.E.) license is preferred.
Job Fire Protection Engineer
Primary Location CA-AB-Calgary
Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time
Req ID: 232970 Job Hire Type Experienced
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