Contract / Temp to Direct / Direct Hire: Direct Hire
Country: United States
Design Engineering is the design authority and owner of the design bases. Fire Protection, which resides in the Design Engineering Department, is responsible for maintaining fire protection design control and providing technical support to the plant in the area of fire protection. Design integrity of the Fire Protection program is maintained through effective configuration control of design output documents (i.e., specifications, calculations, drawings, test requirements and procedures).
Maintain the Fire Protection Design Basis at the site.
Ensure the three Fire Protection defense in depth echelons are maintained; 1) to prevent fires from starting (combustible/hotwork controls), 2) rapidly detect, control and extinguish fires that do occur thereby limiting damage (fire detection systems, automatic fire suppression, manual fire suppression, pre-fire plans), and 3) provide adequate level of fire protection for systems and structures so that a fire will not prevent essential safety functions from being performed (fire barriers, fire rated cable, success path remains free of fire damage, recovery actions).
Provide cost-effective modification designs to improve the fire protection program and the safe shutdown capability of the plant.
Provide Fire Protection technical support to operations, maintenance, engineering and other site organizations.
Develop, plan and coordinate or implement special projects, corrective action plans, and improvement programs to address fire protection plant problems or regulatory sensitive issues.
Ensures fire protection engineering products are performed in accordance with the site’s fire protection program and are implemented consistent with defined standards and procedures.
Consistent with the site’s licensing basis, prepare fire protection impact reviews and evaluations, combustible load and suppression capability calculations, and fire hazards analyses.
Minimum education required of the position
B.S. Degree in Engineering or other closely related scientific discipline/physical science generally associated with power plant operations or equivalent work experience (equivalent experience defined as demonstrated success at the engineer/technical specialist level.)
Desired: Meets the requirements of a Professional Member for the Society of Fire Protection Engineers
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