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Fire Protection Engineer

Fire Protection Engineer

Requisition ID 
Work Location 
Department / Discipline 
Engineering - Mechanical
Additional Work Location 
Position Type 
Staff / Permanent

Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Amec Foster Wheeler Environment & Infrastructure is seeking degreed Fire Protection / Mechanical Engineers to join our growing Design Center in Portland, ME. We seek individuals with 0 to 4 years’ experience in mechanical / fire protection systems evaluation, design and commissioning. Experience in fire protection of storage occupancies, industrial occupancies and military facilities is preferred.


Key Responsibilities

  • Assessment of fire sprinkler system hydraulic performance
  • Preparation of fire sprinkler system repair and replacement drawings and specifications
  • Preparation of schematic cost estimates
  • Design, commissioning and evaluation of fire alarm and detection systems
  • Familiarity with the design of Heating, Ventilating and Air Conditioning systems or plumbing systems is a plus

Skills / Qualifications

  • Familiarity with NFPA Standards and International Fire and Building Codes
  • BS in Fire Protection Engineering or similar discipline plus appropriate work experience (including internships)
  • General knowledge of fire protection engineering principles
  • Knowledge of fire sprinkler systems, fire alarm and notification systems

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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