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Senior Fire Protection Specialist

Company name
Burns & McDonnell

Minneapolis, MN, United States

Employment Type

Customer Service, Emergency, Loss Prevention

Posted on
Jun 05,2019

Valid Through
Sep 18,2019

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Senior Fire Protection Specialist','181705','Fire Protection Engineer','!*!The Senior Fire Protection Specialist will lead

tasks requiring the application of standard and complex fire protection

engineering techniques and procedures. 

This position will lead multi-discipline projects and prepare

comprehensive fire protection packages including fire suppression, fire alarm,

and life-safety systems.   Lead the design, specification, and multi-discipline

coordination of the following fire protection systems: Wet-pipe, dry-pipe,

pre-action, deluge, and foam/water fire suppression systems. Fire water supply

infrastructure including fire water storage tanks, fire pumps, underground and

aboveground distribution piping and associated appurtenances. Outdoor fire

suppression systems including monitors, spray systems, and exposure protection

systems. Addressable and non-addressable voice evacuation fire alarm systems

including initiation devices, supervision devices, and audible and visual

notification appliances. Releasing systems for pre-action, foam/water, and

clean agent systems.Evaluate

and lead the creation of fire protection calculations including the hydraulic

analysis of fire water supply and demand, battery calculations, and voltage

drop calculations. Lead

the evaluation of building and life safety requirements including building area

and height limitations, building construction types, fire resistive assemblies

and opening protections, occupancy classifications, hazards, building egress,

and active and passive smoke management systems. Lead

the construction administration including coordination with field personnel to

resolve design related installation issues, review of contractor shop drawings

and calculations, field inspections, and testing of fire protection systems.Lead

teams to perform site evaluations and documentation of existing fire protection


and present technical reports for clients and industry publications.Build

effective relationships with existing clients, customers and contractors and

develop new business opportunities.Responsible

for ensuring customer satisfaction goals and expectations are met.Provide

leadership, guidance and instruction to the fire protection practice.Prepare

project budgets and cost estimates. Track

project performance.Responsible

for QA/QC process adherence.All

other duties as assigned.','!*!A Bachelor of Science in Fire

Protection Technology or related field and 12 years of related experience, an

Associate’s Degree in a related field and 14 years of related experience, or 18

years of related experience. A

minimum NICET Level 2 in Water-Based System Layout, Fire Alarm Systems, or

Special Hazards Systems (National Institute for Certification in Engineering


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 necessary to perform work.Familiarity

with building codes, fire codes, NFPA standards, FM Global datasheets, military

standards, and refinery/industrial API guidelines is required.Excellent written and verbal communication

skills with strong analytical and problem-solving skills is required. EEO/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans','Full-time','Yes, 25 % of the Time','US-MN-Minneapolis/St Paul','','*LICW','Senior Fire Protection Specialist

Company info

Burns & McDonnell
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Company Profile
We are a full-service engineering, architecture, construction, environmental and consulting solutions firm, based in Kansas City, Missouri. Our multidisciplined staff of 5,300 includes engineers, architects, construction professionals, planners, estimators, economists, technicians and scientists, representing virtually all design disciplines. We plan, design, permit, construct and manage facilities all over the world, with one mission in mind: Make our clients successful. Our company got its start in 1898. Two new Stanford University engineering graduates — Clinton S. Burns and Robert E. McDonnell — sought a professional home base teeming with opportunity, a place to continue the partnership they forged while working for the city of Palo Alto, California. They chose Kansas City because it provided the most potential clients in a 200-mile radius — cities and towns in need of water and power systems to support growth.

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