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Chenega Corporation Professional Fire Protection Engineer in Washington DC, District Of Columbia



Company Job Title: Professional Fire Protection Engineer

Clearance: Secret

Location: Washington, DC

Reports To: Program Manager

FLSA Status: Exempt, Full Time, Regular


The Professional Fire Protection Engineer role is to assist the customer with performance of fire protection engineering support from project inception through construction

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical leadership/mentorship to junior engineers/designers

  • Review other fire protection engineers' work for code compliance and constructability

  • Develop complete construction documents, including drawings and specifications, for new and renovation projects

  • Address contractor submittals and requests for information (RFI's)

  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications: (To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.)

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering discipline required

  • 5 years’ relevant experience in the following:

  • Fire protection design and evaluation of new and existing facilities

  • Fire protection engineer facility designer for new and existing buildings

  • Experience with the following:

  • Construction Management/Scheduling and Cost-estimating

  • Field inspections and review of installed components

  • Full gambit of Fire Protection responsibilities, including:

  • Fire alarm and detection

  • Water-based suppression systems

  • Foam systems

  • Clean agent systems

  • Kitchen protection

  • Special hazard design

  • Fire resistant construction

  • Occupancy and egress requirements

  • Water supply and storage

  • System maintenance requirements

  • Smoke management systems

  • Professional registration as a Licensed Fire Protection Engineer in a state or territory within the United States is required

  • Final DoD secret security clearance

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Familiarity with both Design-Bid-Build and Design-Build delivery methods for projects

  • Ability to estimate design effort and assist in negotiations with Architectural-Engineering firms and General Contractors

  • Extensive knowledge of NFPA, ICC, and UFC codes

  • Ability to use AutoCAD and other design software

  • Ability to travel

  • Ability to prepare and provide high-level briefs to senior leadership

  • Oral and written communication skills must be highly developed

Physical Demands: (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 regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

Work Environment: (The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.)

  • The employee will normally work in a temperature-controlled office environment, with frequent exposure to electronic office equipment.

  • During visits to areas of operations, may be exposed to extreme cold or hot weather conditions. Is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and loud noise.

Chenega Corporation and family of companies is an EOE.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

Native preference under PL 93-638.

We participate in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program.

Primary Location: United States-District of Columbia-Washington DC

Organization: Chenega Worldwide Support
Strategic Business Unit: Military Intelligence and Operations Support
Security Requirements: Secret
Job Schedule: Full Time Exempt
Recruiter: Thomas Orner
Req ID: 2000000755