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Edgewater is seeking qualified candidates for a Fire Protection Engineer opportunity for our customer in Los Alamos, New Mexico for the LANL Facility

What You Will Do

Engineering Services (ES) Division of LANL develops, maintains, and applies a diverse set of engineering capabilities to provide innovative engineering solutions that enable the Laboratory's scientific and national security mission. The Fire Protection Design Engineer position within ES Division is assigned to the Modification Group within ES-55 or the Engineering Project Delivery (ES-EPD) Group responsible for design services and the Conduct of Engineering (CoE) program implementation at LANL.

Work as part of a Design Team designing, upgrading, installing, and maintaining Fire Protection Systems Lab-wide
Collect data for studies and prepare technical reports
Collect the application, process, safety, and other requirements for the fire protection systems
Develop fire protection details, equipment data sheets, calculations, specifications, etc. that incorporate the applicable design requirements including nuclear safety requirements.
Interface and coordinate with other engineering disciplines and the customers during the development of the assessments, reports and design deliverables.
Support the associated safety analyses and hazards evaluations.
Implement the LANL Conduct of Engineering (COE) Program
Demonstrated knowledge and experience with developing hydraulic and electrical calculations for fire suppression and fire alarm systems.
Significant knowledge and experience with design, drawing, and specifications
Significant knowledge of engineering work planning and control methods
Minimum Three years engineering experience
What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

The successful candidate will be expected to perform the following duties of this position, but are not necessarily limited to:

Knowledge of water based fire suppression systems.
Knowledge of building fire alarm systems
Knowledge/understanding of NFPA codes and standards specifically creating designs that meet the requirements of NPFA 13 and NFPA 72. (any specific ones?)
Demonstrated Proficiency using AutoSprink or SprinkCAD.
Ability to develop hydraulic and electrical calculations for suppression and fire alarm systems.
Proficiency with personal computers/software
Ability to communicate well, both written and verbally

Requirements for work in ES-55: Q (Position will be cleared to this level) and Human Reliability Program. Applicants selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements* for access to classified matter.
Requirements for work in ES-EPD: Q (Position will be cleared to this level). Applicants selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements* for access to classified matter.
Education/Experience at lower level: BS Degree in Engineering from an ABET accredited College or University

Desired Qualifications:

Demonstrated knowledge of DOE standards applicable to facility design, operation, and maintenance
Knowledge of Engineering principles and procedures, safety basis interaction, design guides, appropriate standards, and administrative practices as applied to DOE non-reactor nuclear and high hazard facilities
Familiarity with LANL processes and procedures
Work Schedule            

4/10 - ANY DAY OFF

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.
View all Edgewater opportunities at www.edgewatertech.net/careers

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