Associate Fire Protection Engineer
JENSEN HUGHES, Inc.
Austin, TX

About $73,000 - $100,000 a year

EducationSkills
JENSEN HUGHES has an exciting career opportunity for an Associate Fire protection Engineer located in Austin, TX. Our global team of 1,250 engineers, scientists and consultants are among the very best in the industry and we continue to build on our heritage of making the world a safer place. We have served on more than 150 committees for international codes and standards making organization and help drive adoption throughout the world. With tens of thousands of projects under our belts, we have the expertise needed to help with any challenge you may face.

Responsibilities:
Perform professional-level fire protection engineering services such as life safety code consulting, sprinkler design, fire alarm design, performance-based fire engineering design, under the direction of a P.E. or an experienced consultant.
Develops plans, specifications, and inspection reports as needed on assigned tasks to see that these items are complete, accurate and in accordance with good professional service practice standards.
Assist in the resolution of design problems that may include performing field investigations or inspections, detailed design work, and detailed checking of design computations done by others, or general coordination of specific design aspects into a project.
Identify applicable codes and standards to reference in evaluating how to respond to inquiries.
Conduct and document assigned work such as basic building code analyses, egress analyses, fire detection and alarm systems reviews, smoke control systems reviews, and basic sprinkler and water supply systems reviews, including hydraulic calculations.
Apply engineering calculations such as size required, means of egress, maximum allowable building area, sprinkler system water supplies and smoke control equipment.
Submit progress reports to Project Managers and Project Leaders.
Effectively communicate with project team members, clients and others.
Position may involve some CADD document preparation/production
Professional career development in specific Demonstrated knowledge of engineering principles or construction technology and practices. Read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
Responsible self-starter with problem solving and reasoning skills.
Possess intermediate-level personal computer skills, including electronic mail, routine database activity, word processing, spreadsheet, graphics, etc. Handle multiple tasks simultaneously.

Requirements:
Educational Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree (B.S.) or higher and 2 or more years’ experience
Demonstrate effective written and oral communication skills to write reports, business correspondence, presentations and procedure manuals, and to respond to questions from groups of managers, clients and the general public
Passion advancing the science of safety and in exceeding our client expectations

Jensen Hughes is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans are encouraged to apply.