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Senior Fire Protection Engineer
GHD • Emeryville, CA
Posted 15 days ago
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GHD is one of the world’s leading professional services companies operating in the global markets of water, energy and resources, environment, property and buildings, and transportation.
Privately owned by our people, GHD provides engineering, environmental and construction services to private and public sector clients across five continents and the Pacific region. Focused on creating lasting community benefit, our connected global network of 10,000 people delivers projects with high standards of safety, quality and ethics.
Committed to sustainable development, GHD improves the physical, natural and social environments of the many communities in which we operate.
GHD is embarking on an aggressive growth strategy for our Fire Protection Engineering/Life Safety service line.
GHD is currently seeking senior level Fire Protection Engineers located in our California or surrounding area offices. W remain open to location for the ideal candidate.
These are exciting and challenging opportunities for senior level Fire Protection Engineers with excellent technical, operational and management skills to develop and manage full-service fire protection consulting office practices.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Experience in the Application of Fire Zone and Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) Fire Modeling
Project Management Capability (i.e. project, staff, financial)
Active involvement in the Codes and Standards Development Process within the Fire Protection Industry
Design and consult on Fire Protection Systems, Building/Fire Code & Standards and Fire Protection and Life Safety both in the office and in the field for commercial, institutional and healthcare facilities.
Design Fire Protection Systems including: water based fire pumps, tanks, distribution/hydrants, sprinkler, water spray, standpipe and hose.
Design of Fire Alarm & Detection, Supervising Station and Mass Notification Systems
Consult with architects, engineers and other clients on Building/Fire Code & Standards
Consulting including negotiating with Fire Marshals and Building Officials
Identify various hazards, mitigation techniques and recommended solutions, materials, and equipment on Fire Protection and Life Safety Consulting.
Knowledge of National Building and Fire Codes and Standards
- B.S. in Fire Protection Engineering, Master’s a plus
- 5-15 years of experience in the evaluation/design of Fire Protection Systems or Building/Fire Code Consultation.
- Registered P. E. in Fire Protection Engineering
- Experience in Developing Contract Documents for a wide variety of Fire Alarm and Suppression Systems (Including Special Suppression Systems)
- Proven Track Record in Developing Clients and New Business Opportunities
- Excellent Communication and Client / Staff Management Skills
Attractive compensation package with generous PTO and paid holidays
Opportunity to join ESOP
- Staff discounts on selected gyms, fitbits etc..
- Medical, Dental and Vision and access to an employee assistance program
- A variety of flexible working arrangements
- An inclusive environment that wins awards for workplace diversity
This is a lifetime opportunity for individuals who are driven, passionate and looking to be challenged in their leadership and career development. To learn more about why GHD is the perfect place to bring your career, apply today and check out our website at http://www.ghd.com/
As a multicultural organization, we encourage individual achievement and recognize the strength of a diverse workforce. GHD is an equal opportunity employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants without regard to race, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status or veteran status.
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