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Fire Protection Engineers perform duties related to administering, supervising, or performing research or other professionally related work in the investigation or development of fire protection projects. Example resumes in this field indicate duties such as performing fire protection system design reviews, validating hydraulic calculations for fire sprinkler systems, and providing code and standards interpretations and support for internal and external customers. A bachelor's degree or its equivalent in either fire protection engineering or a related field is required on the resumes of candidates who are interested in this position.

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Mechanical/plumbing/fire Protection Engineer Contractor

Direct the development of design concepts, layouts and other engineering documentation for various system elements working with Project Managers, Structural Engineers, Process Engineers, other Designers and Manufacturing staff to assure designs meet customer expectations, performance criteria and cost targets.

  • Effectively manage design hours, budgets and other engineering activities to assure assigned engineering work is completed on time and within established budgets.
  • Provide design leadership on projects, which are medium to large in size and complexity.
  • Work closely with the Project Managers to provide direct engineering support to our Customers, including design development, field measurements and engineering liaison.
  • Utilize existing designs, design standards, drafting standards and CAD practices so project costs are reduced, lead times are shortened and construction issues are minimized.
  • Assist in the development of universally acceptable design and drafting standards, which are accurate and easily implemented by both internal and external customers.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
5
months
at this job
C
Certificate
BS
Mechanical Engineering
2

Fire Protection Engineer

Developed performance standards of construction materials, fire extinguishing systems and safety features to protect passengers and crew on domestic and international commercial vessels from fire, smoke explosions, and related fire hazards. Evaluated suitability of fire safety and lifesaving products for USCG approved equipment. Analyzed new and unique design concepts not addressed by existing standards. Advised USCG offices, field units, industry and the public on technical fire safety issues.

  • Updated and revised fiber reinforced plastic (FRP) grating fire test criteria and policy, which significantly advanced the safe use of FRP materials in ship and offshore platform construction and streamlined the USCG approval process.
  • Represented the U.S. at the International Maritime Organization and ensured U.S. interests were fully addressed on fire safety provisions to the High Speed Craft Code advancing vessel and personnel safety.
  • Coordinated design and implemented a web-based search engine for all USCG approved lifesaving, fire safety and navigation equipment resulted in real time access to the information for industry and USCG field units, and reduced workload by 10%.
  • Provided critical assistance to numerous fire safety equipment manufacturers ensured thorough compliance with all national and international safety standards resulted quick turnaround in approval process.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Marine Engineering Technology
BS
Mechanical Engineering
MS
Fire Protection Engineering
3

Senior Fire Protection Engineer

Provided professional fire protection engineering services to large industrial clients in the Highly Protected Risk insurance markets.

  • Conducted cost-benefit analyses for the proposed installation of fire protection systems at large industrial facilities.
  • Developed design and bidding specification for fire protection projects.
  • Completed acceptance testing and approval of industrial fire protection project installations for large industrial facilities in order to save on insurance costs with a favorable amortization of project funding.
  • Engaged professional engineering consulting services to acquire new business revenue for the firm.
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job
BS
Engineering
4

Senior Fire Protection Engineer for National Insurance Brokerage Firm

Provided professional fire protection engineering services to large industrial clients in the Highly Protected Risk insurance markets.

  • Conducted cost-benefit analyses for the proposed installation of fire protection systems at large industrial facilities.
  • Developed design and bidding specification for fire protection projects.
  • Completed acceptance testing and approval of industrial fire protection project installations for large industrial facilities in order to save on insurance costs with a favorable amortization of project funding.
  • Use of professional engineering consulting services in order to acquire new business revenue for the firm.
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job
BS
Fire Protection Engineering
5

Lead Fire Protection Engineer

Fire Safe Shutdown Analysis, Conformance to 10CFR50 Appendix R - III G, J, & O and Appendix A to BTP APCSB 9.5-1. Conducted field walk-downs of fire safe shutdown equipment and raceways.

  • Supported the Fire Hazard Analysis and Design Change Groups through reviews as to the impact on the fire safe shutdown analysis.
  • Created the first fixed cable combustible loading calculation with equivalent fire severities and two revisions thereof.
  • Maintained and controlled the Fire Protection and the Safe Shutdown Analysis database.
  • Reviewed and critiqued the plant fire protection program, fire hazards analysis and NFPA code conformance inspections.
Candidate Info
27
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AS
Applied Science
BS
Fire Science
6

Sr. Fire Protection Engineer

Responsible for the fire protection design for large and small capital projects and facility projects for Sunoco's refinery and chemical facilities. Created and maintained corporate engineering and Health Environmental and Safety (HES) fire protection standards and guidelines for use across different business lines, incorporating the requirements of NFPA, API and insurance industry loss prevention guidelines. Collaborated with Sunoco's insurance underwriters to determine the design basis for the fire / safety requirements for projects based on insurance industry guidelines such as; Factory Mutual Loss Prevention Data Sheets and XL Gap Loss Prevention Guidelines. Coordinated project utilizing fire protection requirements and design specifications with local building and fire code officials based on building and fire codes, NFPA standards, and recommended practices.

  • Corporate subject matter expert for fire protection, providing guidance concerning fire protection issues for new and existing facilities across different business lines.
  • Corporate fire protection expert for incident investigations involving fire protection issues.
  • Reduced dependency and cost on outside contractors and consultants by performing the work internally.
  • Participated in PHA and LOPA reviews and audits of completed LOPA's for compliance with newly developed standards.
Candidate Info
37
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job
AAS
Fire Protection Engineering Technology
BS
Civil And Construction Engineering
MA
Fire Protection Engineering
7

Fire Protection Engineer

  • Independently proposed a new fire protection for an entire existing high rise. Proposal included pump requirements to meet estimated demand and NFPA 20, location of risers, and a dry system for the penthouse.
  • Created complete fire protection drawings, including all general/drawing notes, symbols, details, and an architecture background.
  • Created an Excel program (using Hazen-Williams equation) to size sprinkler piping.
  • Specified and located sprinkler heads, piping, and hose connections and related equipment (fittings, valves, supports) in accordance to NFPA 13 and 14.
  • Designed wet, dry, and deluge systems for new facilities.
  • Located fire/smoke detection and alarm systems on drawings. Coordinated with electrical (control, power, wiring) and HVAC (detectors, dampers, equipment).
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Mechanical Engineering & Mechanics
Professional Engineer
8

Fire Protection Engineer Assistant

Designed in Autocad reviews for plans to conform with Fire Protection requirements for sprinkler systems, test, inspection, and maintenance

  • Designed in Autocad and supervised the fire alarm and fire suppression system for the electrical substation in Punto Fijo, Venezuela
  • Designed in Autocad and construction of the fire pump house for Venceramica corp.
  • Consulted with authorities to discuss safety regulations and to recommend changes as necessary.
  • Directed modification, installation, maintenance, and operation of fire protection systems.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
9

Plumbing and Fire Protection Engineer

  • Evaluated local Codes and Standards; developed Design Criteria and Basis of Design
  • Designed and drafted Plumbing and Fire Protection systems for commercial and institutional projects
  • Developed technical specifications
  • Sized piping systems utilizing hydraulic calculation with HASS 8.0 in Window XP environment
  • Coordinated system designs with other trades
  • Surveyed field conditions as start of renovation projects, reviewed installation progress and provided punch list for various projects
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
MA
Mechanical Engineering
10

Associate Fire Protection Engineer

Maintained and upgraded fire protection systems in multiple nuclear facilities with a combined replacement value of $1.4 Billion for the Department of Energy

  • Supported implementation and compliance with DOE Documented Safety Analysis.
  • Performed detailed Fire Hazard Analyses incorporating all aspects of fire protection and life safety.
  • Authored and reviewed site and facility operation procedures.
  • Provided performance based design analysis utilizing state of the art fire detection and suppression technologies
  • Performed design calculations such as asphyxiation rates, hydraulic design, and transient combustible exposure
  • Provided fire protection designs to allow for main business operations to continue uninterrupted
  • Provided support for the installation and maintenance of active and passive fire protection systems
  • Collaborated with engineers, construction, quality assurance and operations personnel
  • Analyzed the existing underground fire water supply system for the Savannah River National Lab for safety system status
  • Evaluated various fire scenarios including gloveboxes, laboratories, and operation areas using CFAST and FDS
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Fire Protection Engineering / International Engineering
MS
Engineering And Management Systems

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