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[Fire Protection Engineer] Fire Protection Engineer for Hanford Fire Marshal

Posted by: Edgewater Technical Associates <> on January 06, 2019 at 00:04:01. Click here to reply to this post via Email.Click here for help with email link

Contract / Temp to Direct / Direct Hire: Contract
City: Richland/Hanford
State: Washington
Country: United States
Zip or Postal Code: 99354
Reply to Recruiter via Text Msg: 8653379309

Edgewater is seeking qualified candidates for a Fire Protection Engineer opportunity for our customer in Richland, WA to support the Hanford Site.

Title of Scope: Fire Protection Engineer Support to Hanford Fire Marshal’s Office

Work Location / Potential Access Requirements
Work shall be performed locally within facilities provided for the HFMO at 3170 George Washington Way in Richland, Washington, or on the Hanford Site as assigned and directed by the HFM.

Hanford Site Infrastructure Contractor is in charge of with managing the design and construction of several construction projects and other miscellaneous site work for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) at the DOE’s Hanford Site north of Richland, Washington. These projects and other miscellaneous work affects Hanford Site infrastructure, including fire protection water supplies, and fire suppression and fire alarm and detection system design, installation, modification, and in some instances deactivation. This work falls under the jurisdiction of the Hanford Fire Marshal’s Office (HFMO).

Obtain the technical services of a qualified fire protection engineer (FPE) to support the Hanford Fire Marshal (HFM) as a point of contact within the HFMO to assist MSA Project Management, Hanford Fire Department operations and maintenance, and MSA Central Engineering organizations with the design and implementation of fire protection related projects and other miscellaneous site work.

• Have completed not less than 10 years of practice indicative of growth in fire protection engineering or technology.
• Be knowledgeable in the consistent application of DOE Fire Protection Program criteria with DOE nuclear and industrial safety requirements.

• Be experienced in the design, installation and testing of fire protection water supplies and fire protection systems in accordance with NFPA Codes and Standards and DOE Fire Protection Program requirements.
• Experience and certifications in wildland and/or structural fire investigation.
• Experience in the development and/or reviews of Fire Hazards Analysis.
• Hold a current NICET Level II or higher for water-based suppression systems and/or fire alarm systems

• Functions as Fire Protection Engineer in the Hanford Site Fire Marshal’s Office, assisting in the evaluation and control of fire and life safety hazards.
• Provide technical and administrative support to the office through the review of a wide range of technical and administrative documents including Fire Hazards Analysis documents, interpretation and equivalency requests for compliance with Department of Energy (DOE), National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), and other fire prevention/protection related requirements.
• Provide MSA support for the implementation of the various programmatic aspects of the fire protection program including the development and review of fire protection procedures, maintenance of the permit system and input to fire protection employee training.
• Provide technical reviews of facility changes including fire hazards analysis and fire sprinkler and fire alarm system designs.
• Assist individual MSA projects with development and identification of fire protection related requirements and criteria.
• Participate in fire investigations (both Wildland and Structural).
• Perform periodic facility fire protection assessments.
• Review and approve project documentation, including approval of design, equipment, materials, and operating procedures related to fire protection.
• Assist MSA Engineering in the preparation and/or peer checking of fire protection related Facility Modification Package (FMP) design drawings and documentation.
• Interface with building and contractor FPEs and perform routine interpretation of fire protection related Codes and Standards with the follow-on approval of the HFM.
• Support other Engineering tasks such as generation, review, and approval of various studies and technical documents related to Hanford Site fire protection systems and planned system upgrades.
• Support any of the various duties that need to be fulfilled through the HFMO organization as directed by the HFM.

Site Access and Work Hours
Hanford personnel at the Hanford Site work a standard 4/10 schedule. The standard work week consist of ten (10) hours of work between 6:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. with one-half hour designated as an unpaid period for lunch, Monday through Thursday. Work performed outside normal operating hours shall be coordinated and/or approved through the BTR and/or the contract Specialist prior to performing the work.

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

If your qualifications match our position requirements you will be contacted and provided additional details. 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!


Edgewater offers the opportunity to structure benefit packages 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 on 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.


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