GHD is embarking on an
ambitious growth strategy for our Fire Protection Engineering/Life Safety
business. As a result of this effort, our Central NY office is looking for a Fire Protection Designer support a wide
variety of projects involving fire protection system design, evaluation and
construction administration for both public and private sector clients
throughout NY State and the Northeast.
This position will temporarily
be out of our Cazenovia, NY office
as we will be moving to our new office location in East Syracuse, NY during the Winter/Spring of 2020.
Our Cazenovia office is
made up of over 100 dynamic professionals who collaborate across a diverse
range of engineering, environmental and construction projects. You will find a
supportive culture that inspires camaraderie and community involvement. In
addition to a strong reputation for outstanding work and client service, GHD
has a positive work environment that adopts our core values of Safety,
Teamwork, Respect and Integrity.
Specific responsibilities in this role will include
- Developing drawings and
specifications for fire suppression systems (including special suppression
systems) in AutoCAD and REVIT
- Performing computerized
hydraulic calculations for fire protection systems
- Performing drawing reviews
for compliance with building and fire codes and contract documents
- Performing reviews of
contractor’s shop drawings, product data and calculations
- Observing installation of
fire protection system for compliance with contract documents and preparing
For success in this position, you will possess the
following skills and qualifications
- National Institute for
Certification in Engineering Technologies (NICET) certification in Water Based
- 3-10 years of experience in
the fire protection industry
- Expertise in design
technology and processes, in particular with Revit & AutoCAD
- Working knowledge of ICC
codes and NFPA Standards
- Knowledge, interpretation
and application of relevant client, industry standards
- Proven ability to build
positive relationships across diverse teams and client groups
- Robust written and verbal
skills, with the ability to communicate complex issues concisely
- A passion for design and
Our commitment to you
Fostering gender balance,
diversity and acceptance of flexible working is central to the way GHD does
business. We offer a professional, friendly and inclusive culture based on our
core values of Safety, Teamwork, Respect and Integrity.
In addition to a competitive
salary, GHD provides attractive career options including professional
development via our GHD Business School, additional leave, and family-friendly
flexible work arrangements.
Be a part of a high
functioning team, where everything we do is inspired by a level of passion and
professional pride that comes from being employee owned. This ownership is what
sets us apart and means our people enjoy an unrivalled amount of autonomy in
their roles. It helps drive our passion and accountability in how we serve our
clients, deliver projects, and pursue new opportunities.
So, do you have what it
takes passion, collaboration, imagination and values that match our own?
As one of the world’s
leading professional services companies, GHD delivers iconic projects that
shape our landscapes, support our communities and set the path of our
collective future. To do this, we actively seek and nurture the very best
people in their respective fields to join our team of over 10,000 professionals
operating in the markets of water, energy and resources, environment, property
and buildings, and transportation.
In return, we offer
remarkable career shaping opportunities to extend your skills and gain global
If you are enthusiastic about pursuing this position,
please submit your resume and cover letter via the link above.
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
This position does not
provide visa sponsorship.
Fire Suppression Systems