Fire Protection Engineer Job at Nana Regional Corporation, Anchorage, AK

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  • Nana Regional Corporation
  • Anchorage, AK

Job Description

Job Description SummaryThe following description incorporates the duties and competencies required of a Principal Fire Protection Engineer; this position may be filled in another classification (in descending order - Senior Staff, Staff, Senior, or Engineer) or the Fire Protection Engineer series depending on the competencies of the candidate.This position provides fire protection discipline support for projects by researching, specifying, developing, designing, engineering, or testing of fire and gas protective (detection, signaling, notification, mitigation, suppression, and passive protective) systems. Individuals are expected to apply advanced knowledge of engineering principles, methods, and techniques to project assignments.This position qualifies for the NANA Worley Employee Referral Program, available only to current NANA Worley employees This position is intended for execution from the NANA Worley offices in Anchorage, Alaska, USA. Hybrid remote-office locations may be considered. Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Researches and analyzes data such as client design proposals, specifications, and manuals to determine feasibility of design or application
  • Analyzes requirements of codes and standards to assess the fire protective elements required to meet fire protective objectives.
  • Works with clients to develop a project's scope of work, estimates, and/or schedules
  • Reviews and approves project drawings, standards and specifications
  • Develops major equipment, material selection, and construction specifications.
  • Uses computer assisted engineering and design software and equipment to perform engineering tasks
  • Directs and coordinates construction, installation, fabrication and/or operational testing activities to ensure services, products and/or systems conform to engineering design and client criteria.
  • Ensures that all assigned activities and operations comply with applicable codes, regulations and laws
  • Evaluates field installations and recommends design modifications
  • Coordinates activities with other project disciplines involved in fabrication, operation, application, and installation or repair of various materials, products or systems
  • Provides technical direction, support and information to other specialists, engineers, designers and drafters.
  • Consistently demonstrates professional skills in structuring assigned activities, creativity, teamwork, communications, operational efficiencies, handling of a client's changing needs, decision making, and analyzing and solving problems
  • Other duties that are pertinent to the department or unit's success also may be assigned.
  • This position has no supervisory responsibilities.
Qualifications Education/Experience:
  • Fire Protection Engineers must have an ABET-accredited or equivalent Bachelor's degree in a relevant engineering discipline.
  • Must have at least five (5) years of oil and gas industry fire protection engineering experience.
  • Must be licensed as a Professional Fire Protection, Mechanical, Electrical, or Control Systems Engineer by the State of Alaska, or equivalent experience, education, and licensure.
  • Principal Engineers must have at least ten (10) years of oil and gas industry fire protection engineering experience in responsible charge as a Professional Engineer of significant fire protection projects in an Arctic or sub-artic environment, or equivalent experience and education.
Preferred Experience:
  • Responsible engineering charge of fire protection engineering for at least one major industrial (petroleum production, processing, storage, or transport; nuclear or thermal electrical power plant; paper or chemical process plant; or similar) project from hazard analysis through final commissioning.
  • Advanced knowledge and experience in multiple competency areas in fire protection engineering - fire and gas detection, signaling, and control systems; audible and visible notification; gas modeling and gas mitigation systems, fire control and suppression systems, passive fire protection systems; and life-safety egress analysis and site planning studies.
  • Ability to successfully delegate tasks as demonstrated by experience with several recent projects.
  • Arctic or Cold Regions projects engineering experience
  • Offshore platform fire protection experience
  • Preparation and presentation of peer-reviewed articles in fire protection engineering publications, or and fire protection engineering conferences
  • Performance-based design of audible and visible notification compliant with NFPA 72 and other standards
  • Experience with fire protection of living quarters and camps
  • Experience working as part of project teams performing work in multiple locations (buildings, cities, or countries).
  • Licensure as a P. Eng. in Alberta or another Canadian Jurisdiction.
Language Skills: Ability to read, analyze and interpret common scientific and technical journals.Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from clients, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to effectively present information to management and client. Mathematical Skills: Comprehend and apply principles of calculus, modern algebra and statistical theory.Ability to work with concepts such as limits, rings, quadratic and differential equations and proofs and theorems.Ability to apply mathematical operations to work projects. Reasoning Ability: Apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems.Ability to deal with non-verbal symbols (formulas, scientific equations, graphs, etc.) in the most difficult phases.Ability to deal with a variety of abstract and concrete variables.Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form. Computer Skills: To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of MS Word word processing software; MS Excel software and current versions of AutoCAD design software. Proficiency with the below programs is preferred:
  • MS Access
  • Use of fire and smoke modeling software
  • Use of sprinkler hydraulic modeling software
  • Use of Special Hazard gaseous suppression software
  • Use of Special Hazard Water Mist suppression hardware
  • Use of gas dispersion and thermal hazard software
  • Use of modeling software for performance-based design of audible and visible notification compliant with NFPA 72 and other standards
  • Use of egress modeling software
  • Computer modeling of temperature rise in steel and concrete structural members with and without passive fire protection.
Supervisory Responsibilities: Listed on the Level Classification page, if applicable. Language Ability: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.Ability to speak effectively before groups of managers, clients or employees of organization. Math Ability: Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as fractions, proportions, and percentages.Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry. Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form.Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. Computer Skills: To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of MS Word, word processing software, and MS Excel spreadsheet software. Supervisory Responsibilities: This job has no supervisory responsibilitiesCompetencies To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies: Analytical Synthesizes complex or diverse information;Collects and researches data;Uses intuition and experience to complement data;Designs workflows and procedures. Design Generates creative solutions;Translates concepts and information into images;Uses feedback to modify designs;Applies design principles;Demonstrates attention to detail. Problem Solving Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner;Gathers and analyzes information skillfully;Develops alternative solutions;Works well in group problem solving situations;Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics. Technical Skills Assesses own strengths and weaknesses;Pursues training and development opportunities;Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills;Shares expertise with others. Interpersonal Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming;Maintains confidentiality;Listens to others without interrupting;Keeps emotions under control;Remains open to others' ideas and tries new things. Oral Communication Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations;Listens and gets clarification;Responds well to questions;Demonstrates group presentation skills;Participates in meetings. Team Work Balances team and individual responsibilities;Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views;Gives and welcomes feedback;Contributes to building a positive team spirit;Puts success of team above own interests;Able to build moral and group commitments to goals and objectives;Supports others' efforts to succeed;Recognizes accomplishments of other team members. Written Communication Writes clearly and informatively;Edits work for spelling and grammar;Varies writing style to meet needs;Presents numerical data effectively;Able to read and interpret written information. Strategic Thinking Develops strategies to achieve long-term success. Safety and Security Observes safety and security procedures.Working Conditions and Physical RequirementsThe work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit.The employee is occasionally required to walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and talk or hear.The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.Required LanguageEqual Opportunity Employer/Shareholder PreferenceNANAWorley is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran protected status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.NANA grants employment preference to shareholders of NANA and their spouses and descendants to the extent allowed by law.It is NANAWorley's policy to conduct background checks, drug testing and a physical assessment, as applicable, once an offer has been accepted, in accordance with company and/or contract requirements.Accommodation RequestIf you are a job seeker with a disability and require accessibility assistance or an accommodation to apply for one of our jobs, please submit a request by telephone or via email. In order to appropriately assist you with an accommodation, we ask that you please specify the assistance needed in order to access our jobsite and post for a position. The dedicated email and telephonic options are listed below and are reserved only for individuals with disabilities needing accessibility assistance.To request an accommodation by telephone, contact us at: 1-800-478-2000To request an accommodation by email, contact us at [email protected] Equal Opportunity Employer NANA Regional Corporation, Inc. and its subsidiaries are equal employment opportunity employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, gender-identity and sexual orientation), age, disability, genetic information, veteran protected status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. NANA grants employment preference to shareholder of NANA, their spouses and descendants to the extent allowed by law. Accommodation Requests for Job Seekers with a Disability. If you are a job seeker with a disability and require accessibility assistance or an accommodation for any part of the employment process, contact us at [email protected] or 1-800-478-2000. Default: Location : Location US-AK-Anchorage Job ID 2024-11589 Work Type On-Site Work Location Anchorage

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