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Edgewater is seeking qualified candidates for Fire Protection Engineer or Specialist opportunities to provide program support to the Hanford Fire Marshall (HFM) in Richland, WA in support of Hanford Mission Integration Solutions (HMIS).


To obtain Fire Protection Specialist services to support the Hanford Fire Marshal (HFM). Compliance must be maintained with the Hanford Mission Integration Solutions (HMIS) fire protection requirements. Successful candidates shall be able to quickly analyze complex processes, deduce the appropriate corrective actions and implement those actions while utilizing independent judgment.

A critical component of the scope is the ability to read and understand Department of Energy (DOE) requirements, code, standards and their application to the Hanford Site.

The successful candidates shall have the ability to communicate technical and/or business-related concepts analytically and adequately to a variety of personnel ranging from bargaining union to senior management, both internal and external to the fire department.


Required Qualifications

Minimum (10) years of progressively responsible professional experience in fire protection engineering or technology or related discipline.
Knowledgeable in the consistent application of DOE Fire Protection Program criteria with DOE nuclear and industrial safety requirements.
Experienced in the design, installation and testing of fire protection systems in accordance with NFPA Codes and Standards and DOE Fire Protection Program requirements.

Desired Qualifications

Certified in NICET III for water-based suppression systems.
Certified in NICET IIII fire alarm systems.
Certified in NICET III special hazards systems.
Be a licensed Fire Protection Engineer.
Be qualified as a Professional Member Grade Society of Fire Protection Engineers (SFPE).
Certified Fire Protection Specialist.
Certified Plans Examiner.


The scope of this statement of work is to acquire the services to provide program support to the HFMO.

Task 1

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, National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), and other fire prevention/protection related requirements.

Task 2

Provide HMIS technical support for the implementation of the fire protection program including the development and review of fire protection procedures, assist in the maintenance of the permit system and provide input to fire protection employee training.

Task 3

Provide technical review of facility changes including fire hazards analysis, fire sprinkler and fire alarm system designs.

Task 4

Assist individual HMIS projects with development and identification of fire protection related requirements and criteria.

Task 5

The SME will support the HFM in fire investigations (both wildland and structural) when requested (could include but not limited to scene documentation, developing or reviewing a fire investigation report, or researching previous events).

Task 6

Review and approve project documentation, including approval of design, equipment, materials, and operating procedures related to fire protection.

Task 7

Perform HFMO required reviews of fire protection-related design and change documents and drawings.

Task 8

Interface with building and Other Hanford Contractors (OHC’s) Fire Protection Engineers (FPEs) and perform routine interpretation of fire protection related Codes and Standards with the follow-on approval of the HFM.

Task 9

Support HMFO scope for required review tasks such as review of various studies and technical documents related to Hanford Site fire protection systems and planned system upgrades.

Task 10

Review and document new NFPA codes edition changes and impacts to the Hanford Site.

Task 11

Support the efforts of the Get to Green (GTG) plan that has been submitted to DOE. This will require but not be limited to implementation of the requirements in the fire system maintenance procedures, determining the impacts to the Fire Inspection Testing and Maintenance group, re-baseline project/task scope, new procedures and revisions to existing procedures, and update work management system (JCS) datasheets associated with fire system ITM, and work package development.

Task 12

Complete management assessments as requested by the HFM. The following are examples of assessments that may be requested but not limited to, the Fire Protection Triennial Assessment, Facility Fire Protection Assessments, Management Assessments of NFPA requirements implementation for in procedures.

Work Location / Potential Access Requirements

Technical and administrative support activities (i.e., Tasks 1-12) will be conducted at 3170 George Washington Way (Richland, WA), as they involve significant integration and interface with the broader HFMO and HMIS Project teams. Report writing and individual contributions not requiring support of the HFMO team can be performed at the subcontractors work location. Remote work should be scheduled and approved in advance by the BTR or HFM.

As such, Subcontractor will require Hanford Site access, and HLAN access, as well as training and qualification to access HMIS facilities (Office facilities) unescorted. A turn around office and computer equipment will be made available to each of the subcontractor resources located at 3170 George Washington Way.

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.

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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