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[Fire Protection Engineer] FIRE PROTECTION ENGINEER SUPPORT - Hanford

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Mission Support Alliance (MSA) LLC is charged with managing the design and construction of several construction projects and other miscellaneous site work (e.g. Fire Hazards Analysis review) 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, fire suppression, 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 in the review of the DOE-RL required Fire Hazards Analysis (FHA) reviews, MSA Project Management, Hanford Fire Department operations and maintenance, and other miscellaneous site work.

Functions as a qualified Fire Protection Engineer in the Hanford Site Fire Marshal’s Office, assisting in the evaluation and control of fire and life safety hazards and reviews of the other Hanford contractors FHA’s.
• 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.

The following types of training qualifications are required:

• Be knowledgeable in the consistent application of DOE Fire Protection Program criteria with DOE nuclear and industrial safety requirements.
• Greater than 10 years of DOE experience involving FHA development and/or FHA reviews.
• NICET Level IV for water-based suppression systems and/or fire alarm systems.
• Be experienced in the design, installation and testing of fire protection systems in accordance with NFPA Codes and Standards and DOE Fire Protection Program requirements.

Subcontractor shall ensure that its personnel meet and maintain the appropriate training, qualifications, and certification requirements as applicable.

Work Location / Potential Access Requirements
Work shall be performed locally within facilities provided for the HFMO in Richland, Washington, or on the Hanford Site as assigned and 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 am and 4:30 pm, with one-half hour designated as an unpaid period for lunch, Monday through Thursday.

For persons with disabilities: If you require assistance completing, or are unable to complete the online resume/application process, please contact:

VAS 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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