Contract / Temp to Direct / Direct Hire: Contract
State: South Carolina
Country: United States
Zip or Postal Code: 29801
EGS Inc. is seeking a Fire Protection Engineer for our Client in Aiken, SC! This is a 2 year contract opportunity and we can offer a generous benefits package OR you can choose to go into a straight contractor rate in lieu of benefits!
Because it’s a federal government site U.S. Citizens only and we are unable to sponsor Visa’s at this time.
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Send your resume as soon as possible as the deadline is Monday March 5, 2018 to email@example.com or call Tom Duncan at 303-477-6800! Hurry as you won't want to miss out on this great opportunity!
RFQ Number 384943 Fire Protection Engineer
US Citizenship Required: Yes
Provide fire protection technical support for the Savannah River Site (SRS) Fire Protection Program and operating facilities on site. Work at the direction of a Technical Lead Engineer and/or Fire Protection Engineering Manager. The duties will include:
1. Work as a Fellow Fire Protection Engineer (FPE) with demonstrated FPE subject matter expertise with industrial and nuclear Fire Protection suppression, alarms and detection requirements.
2. Provide technical direction and guidance in the development and implementation of the Fire Protection Program. As assigned, prepare and/or revise building fire hazards analysis (FHA) for specific buildings and/or projects.
3. Develop and effectively utilize sound engineering principles and capabilities in the conduct of appropriate fire modeling, fire water and fire flow calculations.
4. Evaluate and develop cost-effective, safe alternative solutions and approaches in problem solving field issues in order to maintain compliance with codes and requirements consistent with safe practices and operations.
5. Develop and implement effective fire protection designs for compliance with fire codes, standards, and regulations.
6. Provide technical support/guidance to facility management and staff on all fire protection related issues including but not limited to installation, inspection, maintenance, and operations of fire protection systems and components.
7. Conduct facility evaluations/assessments for compliance with procedures and fire protection codes and standards, identify deficiencies, recommend corrective actions and provide the necessary technical support to resolve issues. Evaluate alternate means and methods for achieving code compliance.
8. Assist in the identification of consistent fire system inspection and testing program that satisfies the intent of the National Fire Codes, S/RID and DOE requirements.
9. Develop and maintain a working knowledge and understanding of SRNS 2Q “Fire Protection Program Manual”.
10. Have a strong working knowledge of National Fire Protection Association Codes and IBC regulatory requirements, as well as experience. A strong understanding of Fire Protection requirements compliant in DOE Orders (e.g. 420 series and DOE-STD-1066-2012 & 2016) is preferred.
11. Candidate must be capable of becoming SRS Radiological Worker qualified to remain in this position.
Candidates functioning as fire protection engineers shall be graduates of an accredited fire protection engineering curriculum. Master of Science in Fire Protection Engineering degree preferred. If not such a graduate, candidate must be a registered professional engineer in fire protection. Candidate shall have a minimum of 15 years of experience in Fire Protection Engineering.
In addition to education, the following are preferred skills, knowledge and/or qualifications:
1. Familiarity with DOE Orders/Guides and requirements with regards to fire safety.
2. Knowledge of NFPA Codes and Standards.
3. Produce written documents with clearly organized structure and grammar. Ability to operate Windows Microsoft Office applications.
4. Communicate orally with management, facility personnel and DOE Customers regarding fire protection issues
5. Must be able to walk down systems in the field.
A 40 hour work week is scheduled. SRNS utilizes various work schedules; including 5/8s (8 hours/day; five days per week), 4/10s (10 hours/day; four days per week), and 9/80s (9 hours/day, five days on week A and 4 days on week B). Work week excludes SRNS holidays. Each work day has a 30-minute lunch.
Area Security Access:
A security clearance is not initially required; however, candidate must be capable of obtaining an “L” or “Q” clearance.
EGS, Inc. is a government contractor that complies with Executive Orders 11246, 13672, 13665, as well as Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, and the Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, as amended VEVRAA. As such, the term “contractor” will apply to EGS, Inc. as stated below in this policy.
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with our organization’s legal duty to furnish information.
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