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Fire Protection Engineer

Seattle, WA · Architecture/Engineering

Job Description

Designing a better world is more than a career, it’s a calling! Come work with a team of professionals dedicated to design excellence at our Seattle office.

We are seeking a dynamic, innovative, and quality-oriented Fire Protection Engineer with a minimum of five years of experience to perform consulting services for internal and external clients. You must have excellent written and verbal communication skills along with a high-level ability to manage multiple clients and multiple projects at one time.

Technical skills will include, but not limited to: automatic suppression system design; fire detection, alarm and communication system design; code analysis; egress analysis; fire resistant construction analysis; smoke control analysis; as well as general fire protection and life safety concepts and research.

This Role You Will:

  • Perform analysis of existing fire protection systems and design new fire protection systems including suppression systems, fire detection, alarm and mass notification systems.
  • Perform building and fire code analysis and interpretation.
  • Manage effective communication with colleagues and clients.
  • Lead and manage internal team to provide well-coordinated and high-quality design sets.
  • Manage profitability of projects and maintain working relationship with clients.
  • Perform research and documentation for internal and external distribution.
  • Attend and participate in local and national trade organizations, such as SFPE and NFPA.
  • Conduct business development activities and foster long term client relationships and create new ones.
  • Develop project budgets and write proposals.

This position is not eligible for sponsorship.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree (B.S.) in engineering from accredited college or university in Fire Protection Engineering, Fire Sciences, or related engineering field.
  • Professional Engineering (PE) license (preferred).
  • Minimum of five years working experience in the Fire Protection Consulting profession.
  • Experience with the current version of AutoCAD and Revit (preferred).
  • Excellent verbal, written, organization, and time management skills.
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