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Senior Fire Protection Engineer

Senior Fire Protection Engineer

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

Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood seeks a Senior Fire Protection Engineer for our Atlanta Office. The candidate should be self-motivated, with excellent communication and leadership skills, possess a balanced 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 bid evaluation, commissioning and construction supervision for industrial and commercial clients. Experience with military clients is a plus but not required. 


Key Responsibilities 

  • Provide leadership and mentoring to junior staff
  • Lead field teams during site data collection and inspections visits
  • Data collection, coordination, analyses and report generation
  • Effective communication with staff, and Wood leadership
  • Provide senior technical review and direction on projects
  • Coordination with other Wood offices in related operations
  • Manage delivery of quality products
  • Travel anticipated to be up to 50%

Skills / Qualifications

Candidates must have the following:  

  • BS/MS in Fire Protection Engineering, or other related field
  • Professional Engineer registration in the State of Georgia or an ability to obtain registration
  • Excellent leadership and communication skills
  • Strong planning, organization and execution skills
  • Minimum 6 years of professional experience
  • Ability to obtain security clearance
  • Ability to travel as needed (anticipated 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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