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Fire Protection Engineer


Posted by: Value Added Solutions, Inc. on December 06, 2018 at 07:59:31.

Contract / Temp to Direct / Direct Hire: Contract
City: Aiken
State: South Carolina
Country: United States
Zip or Postal Code: 29803

Fire Protection Engineer

DUTIES:
• Provide fire protection technical support for the 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:
• 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.
• Provide technical direction and guidance in the development and implementation of the Fire Protection Program. As assigned, prepare building fire hazards analysis (FHA) for specific buildings and/or projects.
• Develop and effectively utilize sound engineering principles and capabilities in the conduct of appropriate fire modeling, fire water and fire flow calculations.
• 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.
• Develop and implement effective fire protection designs for compliance with fire codes, standards, and regulations.
• 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.
• 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.
• 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.
• Develop and maintain a working knowledge and understanding of SRNS 2Q “Fire Protection Program Manual”.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

EDUCATION:
• Candidates functioning as fire protection engineers shall be graduates of an accredited engineering curriculum and have a minimum of either 5-10 years’ experience with a Master’s Degree or 7-14 years’ experience with a Bachelor’s degree; three of which shall have been in responsible charge of diverse fire protection engineering work.

EXPERIENCE / SKILLS:
• Familiarity with DOE Orders/Guides and requirements with regards to fire safety.
• Knowledge of NFPA Codes and Standards.
• Produce written documents with clearly organized structure and grammar. Ability to operate Windows Microsoft Office applications.
• Communicate orally with management, facility personnel and DOE Customers regarding fire protection issues
• Must be able to walk down systems in the field.
• 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.
• Candidate must be capable of becoming SRS Radiological Worker qualified to remain in this position.
• Previous relevant experience at SRS is preferred.
• Knowledgeable of DOE Orders/Guides and requirements with regards to fire safety.
• Knowledgeable of NFPA Codes and Standards.
• Demonstrate the ability to produce documents with organized structure and grammar.
• Demonstrate the ability to operate Windows Microsoft Office applications.
• Demonstrate the ability to communication clear, concise and accurately with management, facility personnel and DOE Customers issues with fire protection engineering.
• Demonstrate the ability to perform field walk downs of systems and buildings.
• Demonstrate a strong working knowledge of National Fire Protection Association Codes and IBC regulatory requirements.
• Demonstrate a strong understanding of Fire Protection requirements compliant in DOE Orders (e.g. 420 series and DOE-STD-1066-2012 & 2016).
• Demonstrate the ability to produce fire hazards analysis for specific buildings and/or projects.
• Demonstrate the ability to conducted facility evaluations/assessments for compliance with procedures and fire protection codes and standards.
• Demonstrate the ability to develop and implement effective fire protection designs for compliance with fire codes, standards, and regulations.
• Capable of becoming SRS Radiological Worker qualified to remain in this position.
• Confirm the ability to obtain and maintain “L” or “Q” clearance
• Experience with File Maker Pro, Intergraph Smart Plant Foundation (SPF), Asset Suite, Outlook.

WORK HOURS:
• 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.
• SRNS Management will determine best schedule depending on work needs.
• Each workday has an unpaid 30-minute lunch break. Extended work hours and workdays are to be expected with this position.

AREA SECURITY ACCESS:
• Candidate must have the ability to obtain and maintain a DOE “L” security clearance. An active DOE clearance is not initially required to perform assigned duties. After award, the selected candidate will be notified when to apply for a clearance based on specific work assignments. Candidates who have possessed an active DOE clearance (“L” or “Q”) within the past two years are preferred.

For persons with disabilities: If you require assistance completing, or are unable to complete the online resume/application process, please contact:
Human Resources @ (803) 644-0070
Mon. - Fri. 9am - 4pm
237 High Gate Loop
Aiken, SC 29803
Value Added Solutions, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and supports a drug-free work environment.







      

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