Fire Protection Engineer
The Fire Protection Engineer is the Laboratory’s Point of Contact (POC) for NFPA 13, 72 and 101, OSHA Subpart L and more. As such, is responsible for all fire alarm, detection, suppression and emergency lighting systems. Also, is responsible for system statuses, correcting deficiencies, establishing procedures, requirements and monitoring the Inspection and Testing (I&T) program. Maintain system documentation, review all work orders for fire systems before issuance and after completion, and coordinates service agreements. He/she provides fire protection expertise for managers and other staff, assist with design and design review on projects assigned to other engineers. Participates in management safety walk-throughs and is a member of the Safety Review Committee.
Additionally, the Fire Protection Engineer serves as project engineer for any additions or changes to fire and security systems. Coordinates requirements, prepares statements of work, holds design reviews, serves as technical representative for subcontractors, prepares installation procedures, conducts acceptance tests and assures documentation is accurate and filed.
Qualifications include: A bachelor’s degree in Fire Protection Engineering or a related degree. A minimum of five years of engineering practice, three of which in charge of diverse fire protection engineering projects. A candidate for New Jersey Professional Engineer certification in Fire Protection with a status of at least "Engineer in Training" is desirable and responsibility for fire and security systems and Life Safety Code application is a plus.