$97,000 - $120,000 a year
Indian Head, MD, United States
Island Creek Associates, a local professional services firm focused on Government customers, is seeking a Fire Protection Engineer (PE Distinction) for a position in Indian Head, MD.
Duties and Responsibilities:
The candidate role is to assist NAVFAC WASH with performance of fire protection engineering support from project inception through construction. The candidate shall be familiar with both Design-Bid-Build and Design-Build delivery methods for projects and able to provide technical leadership/mentorship to junior engineers/designers and to review other fire protection engineers' work for code compliance and constructability. Should have the ability to estimate design effort and assist in negotiations with Architectural-Engineering firms and General Contractors. The candidate shall be able to address contractor submittals and requests for information (RFI's).
Bachelor Degree from US College/University in Fire Protection Engineering from an accredited college or university. Professional registration as a Licensed Fire Protection Engineer in a state or territory within the United States is required.
A minimum of Five (5) years of specialized experience in fire protection design and evaluation of new and existing facilities. Should be competent to develop complete construction documents, including drawings and specifications, for new and renovation projects.
Five (5) or more years of experience as a fire protection engineer facility designer for new and existing buildings; Experience with the full gambit of Fire Protection responsibilities, to include 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, and smoke management systems;
Should have extensive knowledge of NFPA, ICC, and UFC codes; Ability to use AutoCAD and other design software; Experience in Construction Management/Scheduling and Cost-estimating; Experience with field inspections and review of installed components; Ability to prepare and provide high-level briefs to senior leadership. Oral and written communication skills must be highly developed.
Must be able to receive a Government Common Access Card (CAC), access Government systems, and receive a security clearance. US Citizenship and ability to obtain a DoD clearance is a firm requirement. Must be able to able to receive a SECRET security clearance within 30 days of hire; current SECRET security clearance preferred.
Island Creek Associates Overview:
Island Creek is a Maryland-based, 8(a), woman-owned small business focused on providing professional services to the Department of Defense and other Government customers. We provide expertise in a variety of disciplines: facilities engineering and management, space planning, engineering and technical analysis support, research and development consulting; and program management and administration. Headquartered out of the Patuxent River area, Island Creek has professionals located throughout Maryland, Virginia, and DC.
Island Creek is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote the most qualified persons for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other status protected by law. Island Creek will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they choose to inquire about, discuss, or disclose their own compensation or the compensation of another employee or applicant.
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