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Fire Protection Engineer - Grand Junction, CO

Company: ASRC Industrial Services (AIS)
Location: Grand Junction
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

Fire Protection Engineer - Grand Junction, CO
Title: Fire Protection Engineer - Grand Junction, CO
ID: 1661 - 06
About Company
RSI EnTech (RSI) has provided services to major federal clients and Fortune 500 engineering and construction companies since 1996. RSI EnTech has more than two decades of experience in complex, highly regulated markets providing environmental, engineering, energy and project management services while maintaining an excellent safety record. RSI Services was founded in 2017 and is the 8(a) company of RSI EnTech .
RSI is headquartered in Oak Ridge, Tennessee and is a wholly owned operating company of ASRC Industrial (AIS). AIS is a wholly owned operating company of Arctic Slope Regional Corporation (ASRC), an Alaska Native Corporation (ANC). Through ASRC, we are a certified Minority Business Enterprise (MBE).
RSI offers a full range of benefits; a generous PTO plan, paid holidays, medical, dental, vision, 401K (100% match up to 4% eligible compensation) and 100% immediate vesting, Basic and Supplemental life insurance, and short- & long-term disability.
Job Title: Fire Protection Engineer
Location(s): Grand Junction, CO
Status: Full-Time
FLSA: Exempt
Hiring Range: $55,000.00 - $135,000.00/yr. ( The anticipated starting salary pay range of $55,000.00 - $135,000.00/yr. is based on minimum requirements for this position. Minimum requirements are a Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) and at least 12 years of relevant experience. The offered salary will be based upon the selected applicant's education, training, and experience.)
Required Education/Experience*
Engineer 1
Bachelors + 0 years of experience
Engineer 2
Bachelors + 5 years of experience
Engineer 3
Bachelors + 7 years of experience
Engineer 4
Bachelors + 10 years of experience
Engineer 5
Bachelors + 12 years of experience
Engineer 6
Bachelors + 15 years of experience
*Advanced degree or PE = 2 years of experience
Clearance and Health Requirements:

  • Criminal Background Check

  • Pre-placement Drug Screening

  • Fit for Duty Test (if applicable)

    RSI EnTech, LLC is recruiting for a Fire Protection Engineer whowill be responsible for the
    development, implementation, and maintenance of the DOE Office of Legacy Management (LM) Fire Protection Program in compliance with DOE Order 420.1C, Facility Safety, and other industrial fire protection laws, regulations, and safety standards.
    This position is required to travel and be in the field at least 10% of the time.
    Primary responsibilities and essential functions:

    • Develop, maintain, and implement an LM Fire Protection Program plan and flow down documents.

    • Develop arguments to support Fire Protection Authority Having Jurisdiction (AHJ) Determinations, including Equivalencies.

    • Support other LM/LMS Authorities Having Jurisdiction (AHJ) for Determination and Equivalencies, such as Plumbing, Mechanical, and Electrical AHJs.

    • Review / Perform Fire Hazards Analysis (FHA) for assigned facilities, as necessary.

    • Review and/or re-write existing fire protection procedures as necessary.

    • Review and comment on design changes, including temporary modifications, and support resolution of design-related issues.

    • Provide input during the development of operating, maintenance, test plans and procedures for DOE owned and/or DOE leased facilities.

    • Conduct site visits, experimental investigations and analyze engineering problems, propose solutions and alternatives, and provide recommendations.

    • Review Design Change Packages (DCPs) to ensure that fire protection interactions with supporting systems are appropriately considered.

    • Review work packages as assigned for fire protection issues and compliance.

    • Review and develop Design Change Notices (DCNs), Engineering Operability Evaluations (EOEs), and other engineering calculations and/or analysis.

    • Serve as common fire protection point of interface, ensuring interdisciplinary coordination of requirements for assigned systems.

    • Provide fire hazards analysis, facility fire assessments, design and work document reviews, and oversight of operations to help assure fire safety.

    • Other duties as assigned.

      Work experience, skills, and capabilities needed :

      • Demonstratable experience working, developing, and implementing fire protection programs.

      • Demonstratable experience applying NFPA codes and standards.

      • Prior experience in technical writing, presentation development and implementation, and proficient communication with diverse audiences at all managerial levels.

        Technical knowledge, certifications/licenses, and software proficiency required:

        • Knowledgeable in the application of DOE Fire Protection Program criteria with DOE nuclear or industrial safety requirements.

        • Knowledgeable in NFPA codes and standards, evaluation of fire protection programs and facilities.

        • Valid driver's license.

        • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.

          Desirable qualifications, experience, or proficiencies of the ideal candidate:

          • Post graduate degree in Fire Protection, Engineering, Science, or related field.

          • Ten years of progressively responsible professional experience in fire protection engineering or technology

          • Previous experience as the Fire Protection Authority Having Jurisdiction (AHJ)

            Required Education and Years of Experience:
            Bachelor's degree in Fire Protection, Engineering, or related field with a minimum twelve (12) years of relevant experience.Twelve years of experience includes a minimum of five (5) years of engineering practice and a minimum of three (3) years where the candidate was responsible for diverse fire protection engineering work at a DOE or nuclear power site, facility, or operation.
            Working Conditions and Physical Requirements:
            Sedentary Work Category - The employee exerts up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects, including the human body. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to touch or feel, and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and distance vision. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate.
            Medium Work Category - The employee exerts up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
            The employee is regularly required to use hands to handle or feel, to reach with hands and arms, and to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to sit and occasionally required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
            EEO Statement:
            ASRC Industrial (AIS) and its operating companies affords equal opportunity in employment to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, pregnancy, familial status, disability status, veteran status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other characteristic protected under Federal, State or Local law. AIS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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