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Principal Fire Protection Engineer (335468)KingsportTennessee.

Principal Fire Protection Engineer (335468)

Kingsport | Tennessee | United States

As a member of our fire protection engineering team, successful candidates will assist in designing/reviewing fire and life safety systems including: wet, dry, preaction and deluge sprinkler systems; water spray; clean agent fire suppression systems; fire pumps; standpipes; and building fire alarm and mass notification systems. You will also be involved in building code and life safety code reviews, review of explosive materials, design and analysis of building egress, passive fire protection systems, and reviews of existing buildings for compliance with applicable building and fire codes. Successful candidates will: • Assist in the design and specification of fire suppression systems including wet-pipe, dry-pipe, preaction, deluge, water spray, clean agent systems, and fire pumps on a variety of project types. • Assist in the design and specification of fire alarm systems, mass notification systems, and releasing systems. Knowledge of manual, electric, and pneumatic releasing, as well as cross-zoning and flame detection is preferred. • Perform hydraulic calculations and work with outside resources to incorporate special hazard systems. • Assist in preparation of comprehensive fire protection packages including fire suppression, fire alarm, and life safety. • Apply sound fire protection engineering principles to assist in troubleshooting and solving client related problems. • Assist field personnel in resolving design related installation issues. • Assist in the construction administration process including review of contractor shop drawings, field inspection, and testing/commissioning.

• Strong analytical and problem solving skills. • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. • Working Knowledge of the International Building Code (IBC) • Working Knowledge of NFPA 13, 15, 72, and 101 and other applicable NFPA codes • Professional Engineering License in TN or ability to obtain one

• Working knowledge of the Unified Facilities Criteria (UFC) • Completion of FE exam • Proficient utilizing Microsoft Excel, Word and Adobe Software • Proficient utilizing Revit and/or AutoCad

• Prior internship, 5+ years consulting experience, NICET certification, and/or certified Fire Protection Specialist accreditation


• Bachelor’s degree in fire protection engineering or similar major from accredited program.

10 years + in manufacturing related areas



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