Senior Fire Protection Engineer
Posted on: January 25, 2023
Senior Fire Protection Engineer
Our client has a newly created opportunity for a Senior Fire
Protection Engineer in the Portland, Oregon area or the West Coast.
This is a strategic growth position that calls for an experienced
candidate with the ability to work directly with clients and
perform their own technical work (Seller/Doer). Remote and hybrid
work options are available in the West Coast for experienced Fire
protection engineers with client connections and business
development capabilities.Our client is a fast-growing, creative,
building code, accessibility, and fire protection firm involved in
the most innovative projects across the globe with offices in
Portland, Seattle, Denver, Bend, Las Vegas, Boston, and San Diego.
Staff enjoy work-life balance and a robust benefits package not
typically seen in the design-construction industry. Everyone,
irrespective of seniority receive training, mentorship, and
guidance, while being engaged in creative problem solving,
professional development, and entrepreneurial activities.Staff
enjoy work-life balance and a robust benefits package not typically
seen in the design-construction industry. Everyone, irrespective of
seniority receive training, mentorship, and guidance, while being
engaged in creative problem solving, professional development, and
Management and implementation of a wide variety of consulting
projects. Lead a team of 2-5 on variety of projects.
Satisfy client needs and expectations by completing assigned tasks
on schedule and within budget.
Coordinate and conduct building and fire code reviews and analyses,
including plan reviews and site visits.
Preparation and peer review of project-related technical
Develop fire protection strategies, performance-based design
approaches, and alternative solutions to resolve client design
Effectively communicate with project team members, clients, and
Mentor and train junior staff.Qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree or higher in Engineering (preferably Mechanical,
Chemical or Fire Protection).
Registered Professional Engineer or other professional designation
in Fire protection is required.
10+ years of experience in Building Code and Fire Protection
The ideal candidate will be a "Doer Seller", with client
connections and ability to develop new business.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Experience in developing building code concepts and equivalencies,
conducting building plan reviews, and conducting field
Ability to present clear and technically sound fire protection
Ability to work independently and as part of a team, enjoy
professional challenges, and endeavor to be an integral part of the
long-term growth.About VanderHouwen
VanderHouwen is an award-winning, Women-Owned, WBENC certified
professional staffing firm. Founded in 1987, VanderHouwen has been
successfully placing experienced professionals throughout the
Pacific Northwest and nationwide. Our recruitment teams are highly
specialized in either Technology and IT, Engineering, or Accounting
and Finance career markets. Our recruiters value building
meaningful, professional relationships with each candidate as well
as developing honed knowledge of companies' staffing needs and
workplaces. Partner with us to land your next exciting
career.VanderHouwen is an Equal Opportunity Employer and
participates in E-Verify. VanderHouwen does not discriminate on the
basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age,
disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable
local, state or federal civil rights laws.Thank you for your
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