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Senior Fire Protection Engineer

Senior Fire Protection Engineer

Requisition ID 
Work Location 
US-CA-San Diego
Department / Discipline 
Engineering - Civil
Additional Work Location 
Position Type 
Staff / Permanent

Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood seeks a Senior Fire Protection Engineer for our San Diego office. The candidate should be self-motivated, with excellent communication and leadership skills, possess a skill set of Fire Protection design, construction management, business development, and project management experience. The ideal candidate will have experience in engineering support and design of fire suppression, alarm and notification, passive fire protection, and life safety including code consulting, fire risk analysis, condition assessment, adequacy assessment, maintenance evaluation, systems design, bid period services and evaluation, commissioning and construction supervision. Experience with military clients is a plus.


Key Responsibilities

  • Provide leadership and mentoring to junior staff
  • Lead field teams during site data collection and inspections visits
  • Data collection, coordination, analyses, report generation, and design development
  • Effective communication with staff, and Amec Foster Wheeler leadership
  • Provide senior technical review and direction on projects
  • Coordination with other Amec Foster Wheeler offices
  • Manage execution of quality deliverables
  • Travel up to 50%

Skills / Qualifications

  • BS/MS in Fire Protection Engineering or related field
  • Professional Engineer registration in state of CA or ability to obtain registration
  • Excellent communication skills and leadership
  • Strong planning, organization and execution skills
  • Excellent computer skills with MS Office applications and ability to review AutoCAD
  • Minimum 6 years professional experience
  • Ability to obtain security clearance
  • Ability to travel as needed (up to 50%)

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of over $11 billion.  We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life-cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, chemicals, environment and infrastructure, power & process, clean energy, mining and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in. www.woodplc.com

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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