Associate Fire Protection Engineer
Concord, CA 
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Posted 13 days ago
Job Description
Associate Fire Protection Engineer
Job Locations US-CA-Concord
ID 2021-1532
Category Engineering/Technical Services
Type Full-Time
Overview

Jensen Hughes has an exciting career opportunity for an Associate Fire Protection Engineer in our Concord, CA office.

Since 1939, we have been at the leading edge of safety, security and risk-based engineering and consulting, serving the most complex global projects. In addition, we pride ourselves on driving code and standard development and adoption throughout the world and across industries. We planted our roots with a commitment to earning your trust and protecting lives, property, and reputation. Today, we continue to work at the forefront of the professional services industry in safety, security and risk-based science, engineering, and consulting. Our Company Purpose + Principles honor our past while looking to the future. The range of services we provide are how we achieve our Purpose: to make our world safe, secure, and resilient. This Purpose and commitments within each of four Principles (People, Industry, Clients, Performance) reflect our company culture and how we serve our clients within the world we work and live today.

Responsibilities
    Perform professional-level fire protection engineering services such as life safety code consulting, sprinkler design, fire alarm design, performance-based fire engineering design, under the direction of a P.E. or an experienced consultant.
  • Develop plans, specifications, and inspection reports as needed on assigned tasks to see that these items are complete, accurate and in accordance with good professional service practice standards.
  • Assist in the resolution of design problems by performing field investigations or inspections, detailed design work, and detailed checking of design computations done by others, or general coordination of specific design aspects into a project.
  • Identify applicable codes and standards to reference in evaluating how to respond to inquiries.
  • Conduct and document basic building code analyses, egress analyses, fire detection and alarm systems reviews, smoke control systems reviews, and basic sprinkler and water supply systems reviews, including hydraulic calculations.
  • Apply engineering calculations including size required, means of egress, maximum allowable building area, sprinkler system water supplies and smoke control equipment.
  • Submit progress reports to Project Managers and Project Leaders.
  • Position may involve some CADD document preparation/production.
  • Read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree (B.S.) or higher and 0-3 years of experience. Position must be based in Concord or Northern California. Candidates having at least 1 year of professional related work experience desired.
  • Demonstrate effective written and oral communication skills to write reports, business correspondence, presentations and procedure manuals, and to respond to questions from groups of managers, clients and the general public.
  • Passion advancing the science of safety and in exceeding our client expectations.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
0 to 3 years
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