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Fire Protection Engineer

Job Description:

No two career paths will ever look the same. At Leidos, we know the most talented and diverse IT and engineering professionals will always have a multitude of career choices; your time at Leidos will be a wise investment in your career and in yourself. We welcome your perspective and ideas, in order to foster collaboration and deliver world-class solutions.

We look for solutions that not only transform businesses, but change the world.

Our Civil business is helping to modernize and manage infrastructure, systems and controls, and cybersecurity for civilian agencies and commercial clients around the globe. With core competencies in information technology, energy and environment, complex logistics, and specialized engineering, we solve technical challenges and implement newfound efficiencies on a number of programs including those that:
  • Power homes and businesses
  • Guide air traffic
  • Streamline tax returns
  • Protect digital footprints
  • Contain environmental incidents
  • Heighten port security
  • Enable scientific discovery

Protect yourself and your family, with the benefits of working for a world-class employer.

When you join Leidos, you join a Fortune 500 company and one of Ethisphere Institute's "World's Most Ethical Companies"

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The Leidos Civil Group is seeking a dynamic Fire Protection Engineer to join the National Airspace System Integration Support Contract (NISC III) team.

The position will be supporting the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) Eastern Service Area (ESA) NISC support team with the goal of providing outstanding customer service to the FAA. The Eastern Service Area (ESA)/Engineering Services (ES)/Terminal Engineering Center requires experienced Fire Protection Engineer assistance with the Terminal Replacement and Modernization Programs and other Air Traffic Control facilities. In particular, Contractor Assistance includes performing all efforts, from a Fire/Life Safety (FLS) perspective, necessary to design, construct, and evaluate Airport Traffic Control Tower facilities (ATCT), Terminal Radar Approach Control facilities (TRACON), and other Air Traffic Control facilities (ATCF) in the ESA. Emphasis is on ATCT/TRACON site surveys, designs, system evaluations and construction inspections.

Design Support:

The candidate must perform all duties necessary to help produce complete design packages for the Terminal Replacement and Modernization Programs. These designs are divided into two categories, major design and reduced-scope design. The candidate will coordinate and monitor Architect & Engineer (A&E) performance during site survey visits to Terminal facilities and, perform all necessary inspections and record all data required to produce a complete design package.

The candidate will provide FLS support to other designers to ensure quality and completeness of designs. Support will include, but is not be limited to document review, consultations, and interpretation of requirements and regulations with a major focus on the practical application of FLS requirements and regulations to produce complete, biddable, and buildable designs. The candidate will verify that all design drawings are complete and revisions made before drawings are placed into a solicitation for bid and ensure coordination of FLS requirements with other disciplines.

The candidate will make inspection visits to Terminal facilities before and after A&E arrival to establish recommendations for design. Monitor A&E contractor progress. Evaluate and review all A&E design submittals for completeness and accuracy. The candidate must maintain a FLS Design file system and maintain a milestone schedule of critical events for each facility.

Terminal Construction Support:

The candidate will help produce a final finished construction project that satisfies OSHA and FLS requirements. Participate in pre-bid walkthroughs with all interested construction companies. Act as a technical resource for the FAA construction managers. Answer technical questions related to the scope of work.

The candidate will make recommendations and suggest methods for dealing with FLS issues in construction such as constructability and conflicting code interpretations and perform a complete evaluation and review of the contractor submittals for fire alarm, sprinkler, fire stopping, fire suppression, and fireproofing submittals.

The candidate will assist in the preparation of change order scopes of work and estimates and make periodic site visits to Terminal facilities projects to inspect work in place and evaluate contractor progress. The candidate will provide a written punch list of noncompliant items and perform an evaluation of project close out documentation and procedures. The candidate will verify that As-built drawings are correct and that manuals, spare parts, training, and monitoring services comply with contract requirements and advise the project team of FLS concerns throughout construction.

Typically requires BS degree and 8 - 12 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 6 - 10 years of prior relevant experience.

Basic Qualifications:

Minimum Skills Required to Accomplish All Requirements (in order of importance):

Education: Bachelor of Fire Protection Engineering Degree from an accredited college or university or higher degree.

Professional Qualifications: The candidate for this position shall be qualified to do Fire Protection Engineering design and construction work and have three to five years of working experience in design and construction of emergency egress, fire barriers, sprinkler, and fire alarm systems as well as coordination amongst all related engineering disciplines.

The candidate shall have demonstrated knowledge and experience in the use of nationally recognized codes, standards, and criteria influencing the protection of life and property from the hazards of fire.

Planning/Project Management: Conduct efficient, organized data gathering and data analysis. Must be able to develop project plans, establish project schedules, project estimates and conduct requirements studies.

Communications: Must accomplish clear and concise general and technical writing, prepare and conduct effective technical presentations, provide thorough project monitoring and reporting, and tactfully coordinate with a variety of project stake holders, peers and management levels.

Computer Applications: Competent with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint. Capable of learning and applying Corporate Work Plan (CWP) applications, KSN (Knowledge Service Network), ProjectWise database and can use the Internet as a data gathering and communicating tool.

Organization: Provides organized documentation, and has an awareness of general documentation systems.

Ability to obtain Public Trust Clearance.

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College Park, Georgia
United States
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