Senior Fire Protection Engineer

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Planate Management Group LLC
Annapolis, MD, United States

Phone: 1-800-543-1989
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Senior Fire Protection Engineer


Subic Bay Freeport Zone 

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Job Description:

Planate Management Group is a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB), which provides installation/base management and facilities engineering worldwide. The primary capability areas of Planate are on Architectural Engineering Design & Planning, Program & Construction Management and Technical & Consulting Services.
 The Senior Fire Protection Engineer will be supporting the PMG GTSC Group in providing design plans and supervise all the activities which consist all aspects of fire protection engineering works.
Key responsibilities:
  • Work under the direction of Managers (Design and Project) on tasks related to Fire Protection Engineering, including but not limited to fire protection requirements, fire protection equipment, fire hazards, firefighting and fire detection and alarm system (FDAS)
  • Recommend changes to SFPE procedures and drawings/design documents. Gathers and correlates basic engineering data using well defined engineering procedures, which may include routine and diagnostic testing of components and systems, and engineering studies
  • Apply sound engineering principles to provide technically correct, timely and cost-effective recommendations Perform standard fire protection design tasks such as sprinkler design and criteria specification, preliminary hydraulic calculations, fire pump selection, and fire detection and alarm system layout
  • Review A/E drawings for conformance with model and local codes, as well as NFPA standards
  • Research model and local codes, as well as nationally recognized standards to assist in the development of alternate methods of code compliance
  • Develop reports, letters and memos (as necessary) with the assistance of other engineers
  • Perform hazardous materials assessments different facilities per requirements
  • Continually expand and improve technical and business skills set under own initiative with instruction, guidance and direction from others
  • Perform other related duties as required
Qualification to be successful in the role:
  • Licensed Engineer with Certificate/Credential or approved Engineer-in-Training certificate or equal experience of 5 years related to Fire Protection and Safety
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering (chemical, fire protection, mechanical, electrical, etc.) from accredited college or university
  • Licensed Fire Protection Engineer / Certified Fire Protection Engineer is preferred
  • US Fire Protection Engineer with vast experience on Design, Inspection, and Implementation is preferred
  • Master’s Degree in Fire Protection Engineering is preferred
  • Minimum ten (10) years of related engineering experience (combination of design, field/site, inspection and testing, product review and approval)
  • Ability to deliver complete design package which includes design drawings, technical specifications, cost estimates, schedule of works and other related documents
  • Working knowledge of local and international regulatory requirements and industry standards specifically related to Fire Protection, Fire Safety, and Fire Detection and Alarm System
  • Knowledgeable of applicable local and international codes and standards related to Fire Protection, Fire Safety and Fire Detection and Alarm System such as UFC, IBC, NFPA, and BS Standards
  • Proficiency in communicating (orally and in writing) with exactness, clarity, and brevity
  • Computer literate with documentations and reports (i.e. MS Office or equivalent and CAD-familiarity)
  • Can work and communicate virtually thru SKYPE, WEBEX, or equivalent virtual meetings
  • Ability to provide quick response to fire protection technical queries in short notice
  • Ability to work accurately and efficiently to established deadlines under the direction of a Project/Design Manager or client directly
  • Strong work ethic with a desire to excel in all assignments and continually exceed expectations
  • Must be willing to be temporarily deployed locally and internationally to address matters related to Fire Protection works
  • Must have a valid passport and driver’s license.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex or national origin.