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[Fire Protection Engineer] Fire Protection Design Engineer - Y-12 - 7435

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Edgewater is seeking qualified candidates for Fire Protection Design Engineer opportunities for our customer in Oak Ridge, TN at the Y-12 National Security Complex. Must be able to obtain a “Q” Clearance.

Duties: As a Fire Protection Design Engineer (FPDE), the candidate will be responsible for developing high quality detailed fire protection design packages, providing engineering procurement and field technical support to implement those designs, and providing expertise for troubleshooting and technical assessments of plant systems. Design involves the preparation of conceptual engineering deliverables such as cost-estimating bills of material and man-hour estimates, statements of work, design criteria, and title II engineering deliverables including preparation of calculations and analyses, construction specifications & drawings, equipment specifications, and test plans. Candidate must effectively and cooperatively work as a team member of an integrated project team, or as a technical lead for a multi-discipline task and will routinely provide input to system engineers and other plant customers. Design engineer will routinely perform walkdowns in the existing plant facilities in order to generate design documents and provide field support to craft personnel.

Implements programs and procedures to ensure employee and facility safety is in accordance with all OSHA, NFPA and Life Safety Code requirements. Maintains current knowledge of building and fire protection codes and regulations to assure compliance. The candidate will be responsible to plan and self-perform on a project/problem which includes, but is not limited to, design timelines, functions and requirements, design basis and criteria, design schedule and tracking, design review, inter-discipline design coordination, design approval, design change control, and field verification of compliance to design. Utilization of computer fire modeling e.g., CFAST, DETACT-QS, and FDS, as well as hydraulic calculation software (e.g., HASS). Ability to communicate clearly and effectively through the oral and written word including formal presentation skills.


Bachelor of Science in Engineering from an Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology (ABET) accredited program in the United States or designated equivalents from Canada or Mexico, the Washington Accord, or the list of substantially equivalent as documented by ABET.

A minimum of five years’ relevant experience is required.

Preferred Qualifications:
B.S. Degree from an ABET accredited Engineering program plus 20 years of direct experience, or an MA or MS Degree, plus 18 years of direct experience.
10 years of DOE-specific experience.
PE license is preferred.

Security: A Q clearance is preferred and, if not currently possessing one, must have the ability to obtain one.

If you are interested in being considered for this position and your resume clearly outlines your relevant experience for this position, please follow the application steps via our website: www.edgewatertech.net/careers

Edgewater will not submit your resume without first having detailed discussions with you and obtaining your permission to do so. We look forward to hearing from you!

Founded in 2003, Edgewater is a professional and technical services firm supporting the U.S. Department of Energy and the U.S., U.K., and Canadian Commercial Nuclear Industry, and private sector businesses involved in high-hazard or complex operations. Edgewater proudly offers expertise in numerous technical disciplines necessary to support operational environments where Integrated Safety Management and formal, disciplined operations are essential to ensure safety, quality, security, and regulatory compliance.

Edgewater is committed to recruiting and maintaining a staff of highly skilled professionals to support our customers. In keeping with this objective, we offer highly competitive salaries and employee benefit packages structured to best suit your needs. We offer multiple individual and family benefit options including paid time off, medical, dental, life, vision, and disability insurance, and a pre-tax 401 (k) retirement account with Company matching contributions and 100% vesting for eligible participants beginning DAY 1.

Edgewater is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected Veterans, or individuals with disabilities.

View all Edgewater opportunities at www.edgewatertech.net/careers

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