Burns & McDonnell Staff Fire Protection Engineer in Denver, Colorado
Burns & McDonnell is an award-winning engineering, architectural, construction, environmental and consulting services firm. We are 100% employee-owned, with World Headquarters located in Kansas City, Missouri and regional and project offices nationwide.
Successful candidates will join a team of Fire Protection Engineers who work on a wide range of exciting and challenging projects including manufacturing and food processing facilities, mission critical facilities, aerospace manufacturing plants, airports, aircraft storage and maintenance hangars, central utility plants, industrial and petroleum processing sites, educational and cultural facilities, and more. You'll be working in team environments with a premium placed on client and peer to peer interaction.
Job duties will include:
Designing and specifying fire suppression systems on a wide variety of project types. This will include wet-pipe, dry-pipe, preaction, and deluge sprinkler systems, fire pumps, and storage tanks.
Designing and specifying special fire suppression systems such as foam, water spray, water mist, clean agent, wet/dry chemical, and carbon dioxide fire suppression systems.
Designing and specifying fire alarm systems, mass notification systems, and releasing systems. Performing hydraulic calculations and working with outside resources to incorporate special hazard systems.
Performing building code and life safety analysis.
Preparation of comprehensive fire protection packages including fire suppression, fire alarm, smoke evacuation, and life safety.
Application of sound fire protection engineering principles to assist in troubleshooting and solving client related problems.
Resolving design related installation issues with field personnel.
Review of existing buildings for compliance with applicable building code and life safety codes.
Review of hazardous materials, design and analysis of building egress and passive fire protection systems.
Review of contractor shop drawings, field inspections, and testing and commissioning reports.
Assisting in the construction and commissioning of designed systems.
Other Duties as assigned
Candidates must have a Bachelor's of Science in Fire Protection Engineering from an ABET accredited university or Master’s degree in Fire Protection Engineering with a BS in a related engineering field from an ABET accredited university.
Minimum 3 years related experience (completion of master's degree in fire protection engineering may be substituted for one year of experience).
Professional Engineering Licensure in Fire Protection Engineering through NCEES preferred.
Consulting experience, NICET certification, and Certified Fire Protection Specialist accreditation is preferred.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills with strong analytical and problem-solving skills are required.
Knowledge and application of performance based design and FDS modeling is a plus.
Must have the ability to obtain and maintain access authorization to facilities and data of existing and potential clients, including, but not limited to DOE, aerospace, military, food and consumer product manufacturers, pharmaceutical, laboratories, and others.
Job Fire Protection Engineer
Primary Location US-CO-Denver
Travel: Yes, 15 % of the Time
About Burns & McDonnell
Burns & McDonnell is making the world a more amazing place with more than 5,000 engineers, architects, construction professionals, scientists and consultants on staff and growing. We strive to create amazing success for our clients and amazing careers for our employee-owners. We take on some of the world’s toughest challenges with the industry’s best thinking.
We have offices and projects spanning the US and the globe. We are proud to rank among FORTUNE magazine’s 100 Best Companies to Work For. Our culture of 100% employee ownership plays a major role in supporting that outcome. Each employee shares in the ownership of the firm, bringing the commitment of an owner to our projects. Clients appreciate that and have rewarded us with a 90% repeat business rate and decades-long partnerships. Pretty cool for a 100 year old firm that grows organically.
At Burns & McDonnell, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference every day while fulfilling your personal and professional ambitions. Our entrepreneurial culture lets you guide your destiny and shape the path your career travels. And with more than 350 service specialties, your career and development options are abundant.
Burns & McDonnell is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans
Req ID: 191623