Fire Protection Engineer 74328 Job at Samsung Austin Semiconductor, Taylor, TX

  • Samsung Austin Semiconductor
  • Taylor, TX

Job Description

Samsung Austin Semiconductor is one of the most advanced semiconductor manufacturing facilities in the world and an integral part of Central Texas for more than 28 years, driving job generation, economic impact and engagement with the surrounding community.

Samsung Austin Semiconductor serves a global customer base with broad semiconductor process technology offerings that impact everyday life including mobile, graphic, consumer, networking/high performance computing, Internet of Things, RF and automotive. Through successful collaborations with foundry customers and a continuous drive to develop the most cutting-edge technologies, Samsung Austin Semiconductor has become a major player in the foundry market. Samsung Austin Semiconductor's technology portfolio for the Austin campus ranges from 65nm to 28nm using planar transistor technology to the more advanced 14nm 3D FinFet technology.

Samsung has invested $18 billion in operating two fabs at the Austin, Texas campus on Parmer Lane, since 1996making it one of the largest direct foreign investments in United States history. The Austin site consists of 2.76 million square feet and more than 600+ acres in land holdings. Samsung Austin Semiconductor's economic impact in 2023 generated $15 billion into Austin's economy through salaries and other expenditures.

In 2021, Samsung announced a new facility in Taylor, Texas, where it plans to invest a minimum $17 billion in the build-out. The site spans 1,200+ acres and the first phase of development will have 4.7 million square feet of floor space consisting of a cluster of semiconductor manufacturing buildings such as a fab, office, parking garage, central utility building, and special utility supply facilities. The Taylor facility will boost the production of semiconductor solutions that will power next-generation technologies in areas like 5G, artificial intelligence (AI) and high performance computing.

With more than 5,000 employees supporting both campuses, Samsung Austin Semiconductor is a premier and growing employer who provides a great place to work, is committed to environmental stewardship and being a good corporate citizenship. Our employees are the key to our success and we invest in our people with competitive compensation & benefit packages, career development opportunities and programs that enhance physical, emotional and intellectual well-being. Our employees work at the Austin campus located on Parmer Lane in northeast Austin and the construction campus in Taylor, Texas. Learn more at

Roles and Responsibilities:

Job Summary/Overview:

Fire Protection Engineer responsible for FP/FA system design code compliance and safety for new facilities and retrofit project. Manage the review of engineering design projects for fire code compliance that may be technically complex, highly visible, or priority projects to verify all pertinent fire code issues are addressed. These projects will require a high level of technical proficiency in the application of the International Fire Code, International Building Code, and various NFPA standards, as well as site specific standards.

Specific Job Duties:
  • Ensure the Fire Protection System design is in compliance with all local & federal regulations and NFPA codes.
  • Coordinate LSS system basic and detail design in order to protect life, property and ensure project meet industry codes.
  • Prepare Data Sheets, Statements of work, Procurements Specifications and design build specifications.
  • Maintain and report project information with internal and external project stakeholders such as EHS, Facilities. Operations and Maintenance, and engineering teams related to the project scope.
  • Organize and schedule meetings and present project updates to management teams as the single point of contact.
  • Facilitate team documentation and development of site facilities construction specifications and standard operating procedures.
  • Coordination of continuous improvement of life safety system installations and performing regular site field observation for implementation of best practices and development of new project work.
  • Review and report scope change requests related to cost and schedule.
  • Review, approve, monitor, and communicate all ongoing design work.
  • Proactively perform risk mitigation through all aspects of the project scope to improve safety and maintain code compliance.

Shift: 1st Shift M-F 8-5

Skills and Qualifications:

Education, Training, Certification(s) and Minimum years of experience required

Required skills and experience:
  • 5 years' experience with Life Safety Systems. Design, construction and commissioning of Fire Sprinkler, Fire alarm, MNS, VESDA.
  • An associate degree in Fire Accreditation Program, Science, Math, Engineering or related degree, and/or equivalent experience.
Preferred skills and experience:
  • Low voltage experience.
  • Understanding of PLCs and fiber network.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Software, and Tools
  • Knowledge of International Fire Code, IBC, NFPA and OSHA is required.
  • Experience with Life Safety Network Systems Design. (FA/FP, FARS, VESDA, ERRCS, MNS)
  • Understanding of PLC Panels, equipment, and software.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, etc.).
  • Experience at a Semiconductor Manufacturing facility (FAB) preferred.
  • Must be a team player with good organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Able to multitask, and work independently when necessary.




Samsung employees have access to benefits including: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k), onsite cafeteria, tuition assistance (after 6 months), paid time off, student loan program, wellness incentives, and many more. In addition, regular full-time employees (salaried or hourly) are eligible for MBO bonus compensation, based on company, division, and individual performance.

U.S. Export Control

This position may require the ability to access information subject to U.S. export control restrictions. If the position requires it, applicants must have the ability to access export-controlled information or be eligible to receive a government authorization to access export-controlled information.

Trade Secrets

By submitting an application, you [applicant] agree[s] not to disclose to Samsung, or induce Samsung to use, any confidential or proprietary information (including trade secrets) belonging to any current or previous employer or other person or entity.

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