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Fire Protection Engineer Intern - Kiewit Industrial Engineering (Summer 2023) at Kiewit

Fire Protection Engineer Intern - Kiewit Industrial Engineering (Summer 2023)

Kiewit Lenexa, KS Full-Time

Requisition ID: 157159 

Job Level: Internship 

Home District/Group: Kiewit Industrial Engineering 

Department: Design Engineering 

Market: Industrial 

Employment Type: Full Time Temporary 

District Overview
Kiewit Engineering Group, Inc is a full-service engineering consulting and design firm serving a broad range of the industrial markets. Our combined staff of more than 1,300 engineers and design professionals have expertise that spans all major engineering disciplines to serve the industrial, transportation, power, water/wastewater, mining, building, and oil, gas & chemical markets. Our operations-focused engineering provides our clients with safe and efficient facilities, and it integrates our 130 years of construction experience to finish projects on time and to make sure that Nobody Gets Hurt. 

Our rapidly growing Industrial Engineering team, which includes process, mechanical, electrical, controls, structural, architectural, geotechnical, and civil disciplines, is a multi-faceted and leading-edge division of Kiewit with best-in-class technical expertise focused on EPC and design-build delivery of industrial projects in markets such as Food & Beverage, Mineral Processing, Renewable Fuels, Pulp and Paper, Steel & Aluminum, Industrial Buildings, and Industrial Energy, Water and Utilities. 

This position is based out of our Lenexa, KS office.

•    Assist in develop specifications and administer contracts for the furnishing and installation of fire alarm systems, water-based suppression systems, gaseous suppression systems, underground fire mains and fire pumps. 
•    Assist in the application of building and fire code requirements (primarily IBC/IFC), applicable National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) standards, and other codes and standards for various projects. 
•    Assist in the development of fire protection design and fire hazard analysis for industrial facility job sites in order to determine hazards and designate appropriate active and passive fire protection schemes. 
•    Review the elements of the facility related to life safety and means of egress.
•    Coordination with interdisciplinary project teams to ensure the quality of the design, installation, and operation of the fire protection systems.   

•    Pursuing Bachelor of Science degree in Fire Protection Engineering, Engineering Technology with a Fire Protection focus or related degree. 
•    Must have knowledge and experience working with Microsoft Word and Excel
•    Strong work ethic - willing to do what it takes to get the job done.
•    Good written and verbal communication skills.

Other Requirements:
•    Regular, reliable attendance
•    Work productively and meet deadlines timely
•    Communicate and interact effectively and professionally with supervisors, employees, and others individually or in a team environment.
•    Perform work safely and effectively. Understand and follow oral and written instructions, including warning signs, equipment use, and other policies.
•    Work during normal operating hours to organize and complete work within given deadlines. Work overtime and weekends as required.

We offer our fulltime staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry, including top-tier medical, dental and vision plans covering eligible employees and dependents, voluntary wellness and employee assistance programs, life insurance, disability, retirement plans with matching, and generous paid time off.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Recommended Skills

  • Hardworking And Dedicated
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Word
  • National Electrical Codes
  • Pumps
  • Stress Management
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