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Fire Protection Engineer

Job Description

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 Engineer to develop and lead full-service fire protection consulting projects to both private and public sector clients.
 
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

  • 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 federal facilities
  • Design fire protection systems including: water based fire pumps, tanks, distribution/hydrants, sprinkler, water spray, standpipe and hose
  • Consult with architects, engineers and other clients on building/fire code & standards consulting
  • Identify various hazards, mitigation techniques and recommended solutions, materials, and equipment on Fire Protection/Life Safety consulting
  • Active Involvement in the codes and standards development process within the Fire Protection industry
  • Identify and support business development, client expansion and proposal development activities for our Fire Protection/Life Safety business

 
What you will bring to the team

  • Bachelor’s degree in Fire Protection Engineering
  • Registered P.E. in Fire Protection Engineering
  • 5-10 years of experience in the evaluation/design of fire protection systems or building and fire code consultation
  • Experience in developing contract documents for a wide variety of fire alarm and suppression systems (including special suppression systems)
  • Proven excellence at all stages of the project life-cycle, from preparing bids to feasibility studies, consenting, detailed design and data analysis, and stakeholder management
  • Demonstrated professional judgement and commercial acumen, including identifying, assessing, evaluating and solving problems to brief and budget
  • Robust written and verbal skills, with the ability to communicate complex issues concisely
  • An interest in coaching and mentoring to technically strengthen the team capabilities

 
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.
 
Why GHD?
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?
 
About GHD
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 experience.
 
If you are passionate 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 status.
 
This position does not provide visa sponsorship.
 
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Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Engineering
Education 4 Year Degree
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Other Great Industries
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 190000V9
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