Senior Fire Protection Code Consultant
Concord, CA 
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Posted 13 days ago
Job Description
Senior Fire Protection Code Consultant
Job Locations US-CA-Concord
ID 2021-1531
Category Engineering/Technical Services
Type Full-Time
Overview

Jensen Hughes is seeking Building/Life Safety and Fire Protection Code Consultants in the Bay area at our Concord, California office. The ideal candidate could be located anywhere in Northern California and the role potentially can be hybrid. We are a leading fire protection consulting firm providing a range of professional services involving building/fire code consulting, accessibility consulting, fire alarm and fire protection system design, security consulting, and performance-based fire protection design on a wide variety of projects across the U.S. and internationally.

Jensen Hughes' focus on specialty engineering and consulting services creates a highly rewarding environment with the opportunity to work alongside creative professionals at the top of their fields. We offer excellent compensation, a company private health plan, continuing education, tuition reimbursement programs, and professional training in fire protection and specialty engineering disciplines.

We are looking for highly motivated, experienced individuals to add to our growing team. The successful applicant will have a well-rounded background in building code and fire code consulting and possess strong analytical and creative thinking skills. The position will coordinate and conduct building plan reviews, interpret the building/fire codes, develop alternative solutions, prepare building design reports and coordinate with fire protection engineering design teams.

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
    Management and implementation of a wide variety of consulting projects.
  • Satisfy client needs and expectations by completing assigned tasks on schedule and within budget.
  • Coordinate and conduct building and fire code reviews and analyses, including plan reviews and site visits.
  • Preparation and peer review of project-related technical reports.
  • Develop fire protection strategies, performance-based design approaches, and alternative solutions to resolve client design issues.
  • Effectively communicate with project team members, clients, and others.
Qualifications
  • Typically requires 8+ years of progressive experience in Building Code and Fire Protection Consulting.
  • Bachelor's Degree or higher in Engineering (preferably Fire Protection), Architecture, or related field.
  • Registered Professional Engineer or other professional designation preferred.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experience in developing building code concepts and equivalencies, conducting building plan reviews, and conducting field reviews/inspections.
  • Ability to present clear and technically sound fire protection engineering strategies.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, enjoy professional challenges, and endeavor to be an integral part of the long-term growth of Jensen Hughes.
  • Fire alarm and/or sprinkler system design knowledge/experience is a plus.
  • Healthcare, Commercial and Industrial Fire Protection experience is a plus.

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
8+ years
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