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Fire Protection / Mechanical Engineer

Fire Protection / Mechanical Engineer

Requisition ID 
Work Location 
US-CT-Rocky Hill
Department / Discipline 
Engineering - Mechanical
Additional Work Location 
Position Type 
Staff / Permanent

Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions is seeking degreed Fire Protection / Mechanical Engineers to join our growing Design Group in New England to be based in our Rocky Hill, Connecticut office. 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
  • Up to approximately 10% travel; primarily domestic; primarily day-trips

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

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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