Fire Protection Lead Engineer - Federal - Remote - United States
Company: Black & Veatch
Posted on: November 22, 2022
**Fire Protection Lead Engineer - Federal - Remote - United
Date: Nov 1, 2022
Company: Black & Veatch Family of Companies
At Black & Veatch, our employee-owners go beyond the project. For
over a century, we have been breaking down social, economic and
geographic barriers by making life's critical resources accessible
to all. Working with us, you will help provide critical expertise
as we, along with our valued clients, deliver solutions that
positively impact communities around the world. Our professionals
are our greatest asset, and we believe nothing is more important
than the health, happiness and professional growth of our
employee-owners. With a focus on flexible work-life balance
options, an expanding and diverse workforce, and limitless career
growth opportunities, we will give you our best to help yougive us
your best, and together we can build a world of difference.
**Company :** B&V Special Projects Corp.
**Req Id :** 91019
**Opportunity Type :** Staff
**Relocation eligible :** No
**Full time/Part time :** Full-Time
**Project Only Hire :** No
**Visa Sponsorship Available:** No
The Black & Veatch Special Projects Corp. has its mission to
provide a full range of services to our primary client base - U.S.
Government agencies and departments. With the unique skill sets we
have developed during the 100-plus years of service to our U.S.
Government agencies client base, we are able to provide
one-of-a-kind solutions to complex mission objectives that arise
out of specific challenges faced by and unique to these agencies.
Our primary areas of focus are: Architecture/Engineering (A/E)
Services, Defense Program, Design/Build, Classified, and
The fire protection engineer is responsible for the successful
execution of fire protection design on Federal government projects
for both general AE projects and critical facilities. Projects can
be design-build or design-bid-build and new or renovation. Utilizes
knowledge and skill set to review, analyze, and provide solutions
for fire suppression, fire detection, life safety, and alarm and
mass notification systems. Collaborates with other disciplines and
clients to provide coordinated construction documents.
---Read and interpret construction documents, including drawings,
specifications and contracts. Interpret and apply applicable NFPA
Standards to the design/layout based on building type, hazard
classification, architectural characteristics, etc.
---Develop construction documents for fire suppression and alarm
systems on new and existing facilities ensuring project compliance
with applicable codes and standards.
---Manage design teams to meet scope, schedule, budget and quality
on complex government projects
---Perform technical reviews of complex design documents including
building construction, fire detection/alarm, fire suppression,
standpipe, fire alarm, smoke control, water storage/distribution
and alternative fire suppression systems to ensure that they
conform to the applicable regulations, standards, and codes.
---Review contractor shop drawings and submittals
---Actively coordinate with all other internal/external team
members on projects
---Work with the Authority Having Jurisdiction, team, contractors
and owners to create a safe working environment for the occupants
while still completing the mission.
---Perform field investigations of completed design to verify
accuracy of design and perform/witness acceptance
---Provide presentations and training at events concerning updates
to codes and regulations.
Assigned to projects for U.S. Government Agency/Department clients.
Candidate must be a U.S. Citizen.
---Bachelor's degree in Mechanical, Architectural, or Fire
Protection Engineering from an accredited program.
---Minimum of 15 years previous experience in the fire protection
---Responsible and self-motivated with ability to manage multiple
projects at the same time
---Good interpersonal and communication skills
---Must be able to complete the following: criminal/civil
background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in
compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.
Preferred design experience related to any of the following subject
---Federal industry experience
---Familiarity with the Unified Facilities Criteria
---European Code experience
---Design Build Experience
---Fire / smoke modeling
---Fire protection degree
---Knowledge of REVIT / AutoCAD / Autodesk products
---Fire Protection Engineer License
Requires a bachelor's degree in engineering from either a
recognized accredited program in their home country or the country
in which the professional is practicing. Minimum of 8 years related
work experience. All applicants must be able to complete
pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may
include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check,
drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with
any applicable laws and regulations.
Most positions - depending on the nature of work performed as
defined by the division - will typically require incumbents to have
professional registration or licensure in their designated home
office country, or be in active pursuit* of such registration
**Work Environment/Physical Demands**
Typical Office environment. Physical Demands: Sitting, talking,
grasping, hearing, keyboard input, driving, seeing, writing,
reaching, stooping, crouching, walking, standing for extended
periods of time.
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Black & Veatch is committed to being an employer of choice by
creating a valuable work experience that keeps our people engaged,
productive, safe and healthy.
Our comprehensive benefits portfolio is a key component of this
commitment and offers an array of health care benefits including
but not limited to medical, dental and vision insurances along with
disability and a robust wellness program.
To support a healthy work-life balance, we offer flexible work
schedules, paid vacation and holiday time, sick time, and dependent
A variety of additional benefits are available to our
professionals, including a company-matched 401k plan, adoption
reimbursement, tuition reimbursement, vendor discounts, an
employment referral program, AD&D insurance, pre-taxed
accounts, voluntary legal plan and the B&V Credit Union.
Professionals may also be eligible for a performance-based bonus
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