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Mid-level Fire Protection Engineer

Cleveland, OH 44114

Posted: 04/03/2023 Employment Type: Direct Hire/Perm Job Category: Engineering Job Number: 557075 Country: United States Is job remote?: Yes

Job Description

Our client is seeking a Mid-Level Fire protection Engineer with 8+ years of experience to sit out of Tampa, FL, Orlando, FL, Deerfield, FL, or St. Petersburg, FL who will report to the Manager of Fire protection Engineering. For the right candidate they will allow them to be fully remote.

The ideal candidate would have strong Fire protection design experience in a consulting engineering environment working with private and public sector clients. 
Position Responsibilities:
  • Supervise staff or self-perform the following:
    • Perform analysis, design and documentation of fire suppression, fire alarm, and smoke control systems.
    • Develop fire protection strategies, performance-based design approaches, and alternative solutions to provide the best solution for clients.
    • Conduct building and fire code studies and life safety evaluations.
    • Coordinate with other disciplines for all Fire Protection design elements.
    • Prepare design deliverables for SD, DD, CD level documents.
    • Meet with contractors during the bid phase to review the design details.
    • Perform field verification and take-offs of existing systems for renovation projects.
    • Perform project construction administration including response to RFI’s and accurate review of submittals.
  • Review designs prepared by others as part of Osborn’s QA/QC process. 
  • Attend meetings with clients, authorities having jurisdiction, and other professionals as projects require. 
  • Work planning and manage the design process to the available hours in the work plan.
Job Requirements/Qualifications:
  • 8+ years of Fire Protection Design Experience in Consulting Engineering.
  • Proficient knowledge of fire protection design and modeling software such as Revit, HAAS, FDS, CONTAM, Pathfinder.
  • Expert knowledge of local and national building codes, life safety and fire code requirements including both ICC and NFPA codes, IBC and NFPA 101.
  • Proficient knowledge of standard construction practices and the ability to work with contractors to address construction issues.
  • Experience in designing Healthcare, Sports, Commercial, Public Sector, Industrial, Education, and/or Institutional projects.
  • Bachelor’s degree in ABET-accredited engineering preferred or NICET level certification in fire suppression and/or fire alarm systems.
  • FPE or PE License.
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