Sr Fire Protection (Fire Alarm and Detection System) Design Engineer
Company: Savannah River Nuclear Solutions
Posted on: September 17, 2023
Sr Fire Protection (Fire Alarm and Detection System) Design
Who We Are
As the Savannah River Site's management and operations contractor
since 2008, Savannah River Nuclear Solutions (SRNS) makes the world
safer. With safety and security in the forefront, SRNS develops
innovative approaches to deliver on our environmental commitments
and nuclear materials challenges; supplies products and services
necessary to maintain the nation's nuclear deterrent; secures
nuclear materials to prevent unwanted proliferation; and transforms
nuclear materials into assets and stable wasteforms.
The SRNS workforce is highly capable, engaged, and adaptable to
meet existing and expanding missions. SRNS employees apply superior
expertise and innovative solutions to complex and challenging
national and global issues. We have the knowledge to address a
range of national and international nuclear issues. We make the
world safer - and you can, too.
What You'll Do in This Position
This position may be eligible for varying levels of telework.
Amount of telework, if any, will be determined by job scope,
candidate location, and other factors related to the position.
SRNS is seeking to hire Fire Protection Design Engineers with
direct experience in fire alarm and detection system design that
includes production of drawings, calculations, specifications,
ability to support construction, startup, ability to review vendor
drawings and submittals, and provide support to various projects at
Primary responsibilities include engineering task analysis,
walk-downs, design development and generation of design output
documents including but not limited to: Location Plans, Connection
Diagrams, Conduit / Block Diagrams, Logic Diagrams, Panel Detail
Drawings, Piping & Instrumentation Diagrams, and Battery Loading
Calculations in accordance with national consensus codes and
Provide technical support to site construction forces, start-up &
testing, suppliers or subcontract personnel. Prepare Data Sheets,
Statements of Work, Procurement Specifications, Design Build
Specifications, and Purchase Requisitions.
General knowledge of electrical/control systems, connection
diagrams, layout plans, logic diagrams, panel layout details,
P&ID's, and battery loading calculations is required. Ability
to use Windows Microsoft Office applications is required. Must be
able to walk down systems in the field.
Scope technical tasks and develop creative solutions to assigned
problems. Begin using SRNS systems and meeting SRNS requirements
with minimal supervisory guidance. Accepts complex tasks and
receives minimal guidance from senior professionals. Incorporate
conventional engineering or scientific practices and a variety of
complex features such as complicated technical requirements,
application of new or special materials or processes and difficult
coordination or oversight requirements into problem solving and
program planning. Provide limited guidance and direction to less
senior engineering professionals. Carry out development and
qualification programs on tasks concurrent with other phases such
as design and fabrication to better evaluate and minimize future
problems. Develop alternate solutions to existing problems. Perform
all detail work necessary to determine best solutions. Evaluate
proposals and make recommendations based on proposed projects/tasks
in area of assignment. May delegate portions of the detail work to
less senior personnel. Prepare costs and schedule estimates on
proposed projects/tasks in assigned area. Demonstrate cost and
schedule consciousness through timely completion of assigned tasks
and projects. Prepare manuals and other documents supporting or
publicizing the technical effort. Demonstrate creative ability
through medium of patent disclosures, problem solving, engineering
reports, technical papers and articles.
Security Clearance Information
SRNS is required by DOE to conduct a pre-employment drug test and
background review that includes checks of personal references,
credit, criminal records, and employment history, and education
verifications. Positions with SRNS may require applicants to obtain
and maintain a DOE L or Q-level security clearance, which requires
U.S. citizenship. Factors such as pre-employment background review
results, dual citizenship status, and unpaid and/or unfiled taxes
may impact your ability to obtain a security clearance. This list
of factors is not exhaustive; pre-employment information and
security clearance requests are reviewed on a case-by-case
Clearance Required to Perform Job?
Qualifications We Require
Bachelor degree in applicable science or engineering discipline
Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance, if
Qualifications We Desire
Degrees/Disciplines: Fire Protection Engineering or Registered
Professional Engineer in Fire Protection. Mechanical Engineering
with Fire Protection experience.
Graduate of an accredited fire protection engineering curriculum OR
Registered Professional Engineer in Fire Protection OR Full member
in the Society of Fire Protection Engineers (SFPE) OR NICET Level
III certification in the applicable subfield is preferred.
Previous SRS Design Engineering or DOE facility experience is
Demonstrate Fire Protection design experience in the nuclear or
chemical process industry and possess a working knowledge of Codes
and Standards applicable to fire detection and alarm systems, such
as NFPA 70, NFPA 72, NFPA 90A, NFPA 101, IBC, and various other ISA
and IEEE standards.
Proficient using 2D Computer Aided Drafting and Design (CADD)
software, MicroStation is a plus.
Understands and applies advanced knowledge of discipline's standard
theories, concepts, principles and techniques
Working knowledge of standard engineering/scientific practices and
What We Offer
Savannah River Nuclear Solutions (SRNS) Benefits team is constantly
assessing trends in the benefits area to provide the best possible
services to our workforce. We ensure high quality outcomes of each
service provider by consistent monitoring and oversite for positive
results. We also negotiate cost effective premiums that will meet
the needs of our evolving workforce. Your SRNS Health & Welfare
benefits provide peace of mind and financial protection for you and
your family. Some of the Benefits offered to full service employees
include: - Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance options - Critical
Illness and Accident Insurance - Employer paid life insurance with
buy up options - Employer paid Short Term and Long Term Disability
- 401(k) with Employer Match - Various wellness programs - Paid
Time Off and Holidays - Discounts and other supplemental benefits
SRNS employees are critical to the success of SRNS, all while
making the world a safer place. The work that we do every day makes
Standards of Excellence
The SRNS vision states that we will "be the standard of excellence
in nuclear materials management by delivering knowledge, innovation
and experience." This is underpinned by the recognition that
everything we do relies on our employees and how they demonstrate
the SRNS Standards of Excellence every day.
Built on the foundation of safety and security, each employee is
Model Excellence by demonstrating the highest standards and values
in work and promoting them within the organization and to the
Deliver Results by meeting customer expectations to ensure
objectives, goals and deadlines are met while being good stewards
Energize and Recognize Teams through growing organizational
strength and recognizing continued excellence.
Build Relationships by developing relationships with coworkers and
customers to foster a respectful workplace.
Shape the Future by creating a diverse, innovative and integrated
workforce that fosters mission success and company growth.
SRNS is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All
qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin,
disability, or protected veteran status. SRNS is also committed to
making our workplace accessible to individuals with disabilities
and will provide reasonable accommodations, upon request, for
individuals to participate in the application and hiring process.
To request such an accommodation, you may contact us by phone at
803-952-8207, or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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