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Senior Fire Protection Engineer at GHD in Emeryville, California

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

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Job Description:

GHD is embarking on an aggressive growth strategy for our Fire Protection Engineering/Life Safety service line. GHD is currently seeking senior level Fire Protection Engineers .
These are exciting and challenging opportunities for senior level Fire Protection Engineers with excellent technical, operational and management skills to develop and manage full-service fire protection consulting office practices. This role can be based in one of our California offices, preferably Emeryville, Los Angeles, or San Francisco.


  • Experience in the Application of Fire Zone and Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) Fire Modeling
  • Project Management Capability (i.e. project, staff, financial)
  • Active Involvement in the Codes and Standards Development Process within the Fire Protection Industry
  • Design and consult on Fire Protection Systems, Building/Fire Code & Standards and Fire
  • Protection and Life Safety both in the office and in the field for commercial, institutional and healthcare facilities.
  • Design Fire Protection Systems including: water based fire pumps, tanks, distribution/hydrants, sprinkler, water spray, standpipe and hose.
  • Design of Fire Alarm & Detection, Supervising Station and Mass Notification Systems
  • Consult with architects, engineers and other clients on Building/Fire Code & Standards Consulting including negotiating with Fire Marshals and Building Officials
  • Identify various hazards, mitigation techniques and recommended solutions, materials, and equipment on Fire Protection and Life Safety Consulting.
  • Knowledge of National Building and Fire Codes and Standards

Minimum Requirements
• B.S. in Fire Protection Engineering, Master's a plus
• 5-15 years of experience in the evaluation/design of Fire Protection Systems or Building/Fire Code Consultation.
• Registered P. E. in Fire Protection Engineering
• Experience in Developing Contract Documents for a wide variety of Fire Alarm and Suppression Systems (Including Special Suppression Systems)
• Proven Track Record in Developing Clients and New Business Opportunities
• Excellent Communication and Client / Staff Management Skills