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Technical Safety – Fire Protection Engineer – Junior Level

Houston, TX, United States

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Job Description

Wood is currently searching for a Fire Protection Engineer – Junior Level to participate on projects out of the Wood Houston – Park Ten campus. Project scope may vary, but will primarily focus on providing input to the design of fire water systems (including deluge systems), fire and gas detection systems, gaseous suppression systems, fixed and portable fire suppression equipment, passive fire protection systems, and egress and escape systems.  Projects include both onshore and offshore facilities.
At this time, we can only accept candidates that are authorized to work lawfully in the US without sponsorship from Wood.

Responsibilities

Uses advanced technical knowledge to perform fire protection scope with guidance and direction from more senior staff. 
Will participate on projects ranging from smaller scale to large and complex projects.
Participate in the development of fire protection deliverables, including and related to: fire water pump and system sizing, detailed hydraulic calculations, deluge design, active and passive fire protection evaluations, fire and gas detection system design, and fire protection and safety equipment layouts
Basic understanding of software modeling tools relative to fire protection systems design, including related to hydraulic calculations and fire and gas detection mapping (Pipenet and HazMap3D, respectively).
Proficient in the basic principles of: Safety by Design, Inherently Safer Design, Process Safety and Risk Management.
Strong communication and interface skills between the technical safety team and other engineering disciplines.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical Engineering or Fire Protection Engineering from an accredited college or university
Minimum 3-5 years of fire protection engineering experience
Proficient in Pipenet (sprinkler / spray and transient modules)
Experience in HazMap3D a plus
Experience using AutoCAD a plus
Proficient in Microsoft Office software
Ability to communicate well, both orally and in writing
Occasional field visits, climbing stairs, ladders and lifting up to 25 lbs.

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