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Senior Fire Protection Engineer

Company: VanderHouwen
Location: Beaverton
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

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 entrepreneurial activities.Responsibilities:
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 reports.
Develop fire protection strategies, performance-based design approaches, and alternative solutions to resolve client design issues.
Effectively communicate with project team members, clients, and others.
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 Consulting.
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 reviews/inspections.
Ability to present clear and technically sound fire protection engineering strategies.
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 interest in applying for this position! Please fill out the fields below. Your profile will be reviewed with the rest of the applicants.

Keywords: VanderHouwen, Beaverton , Senior Fire Protection Engineer, Accounting, Auditing , Beaverton, Oregon

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