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Cintas is seeking a Fire Sprinkler Installer/Fitter for Cintas Fire Protection services.

The Fire Sprinkler Installer/Fitter will be responsible to cut, thread, bend and install pipe and related materials according to specifications.

Installing and repairing fire sprinkler systems, performing on-site emergency services and making recommendations regarding system installations.

 

 

Link to apply: http://bit.ly/2GBEQBS

 

Or resumes can be emailed directly to: freemanm3@cintas.com

nhoyt

Alarm Systems Technician

Posted by nhoyt Employee Jun 25, 2018

Sanders Fire & Safety, located in Mechanicville, NY, is an industry leader in the design, installation and maintenance of low voltage systems and has been in business since 1933. SFS has fostered and continues to develop its reputation as an innovative technology leader and full service provider for customers throughout upstate New York and the Metro NY areas. Our integrated alarm solutions include video surveillance, access control, emergency communications, intrusion alarm, fire alarm, central monitoring and room integrity services. We are currently looking to hire a Full-Time Alarm Systems Technician (Albany NY area primary). Please see requirements below:

 

Job Description: Perform installation /service and maintenance of Fire Alarm, Fire Suppression systems, Emergency Call, Access Control Systems, Video / CCTV, and intrusion alarm systems at various client locations. Fire Alarm and/or Suppression experience a PLUS!

 

The Systems Technician will:

• Have knowledge of current State/National Fire and Electrical Codes
• Have database management skills /Computer literate
• Work with blueprints, take offs and as-builts
• Install cabling, security, fire alarm, suppression system components and perform final connections
• Display strong troubleshooting and problem solving techniques
• Program IP video / CCTV, access control, intrusion, fire alarm, suppression and other security system solutions.


Systems Technician Individual Requirements:
• Clean drug screening
• Possess a valid driver’s license and a good driving record
• Occasionally lift an 80 lb. extension ladder
• Work 15 to 25 feet above ground
• Familiar with and able to effectively use hand and power tools
• Flexibility to work overtime, travel overnight, and on-call services as needed
• Ability & desire to learn about our products and services

Our ideal Systems Technician will have 2+ years of hands on experience with a strong understanding of fire systems solutions and be highly motivated with an eye towards quality. Our candidate will be well organized with good written and oral communication skills and be able to work independently. If you are looking to join a dynamic and professional team then we would like to meet you!


Sanders Fire & Safety is an equal opportunity employer.
This position offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience with an excellent benefit package including health care, paid vacation, and a 401K and profit sharing plan. Applicants can email resume to Bill Morris at wmmorris@sandersfireandsafety.com

nhoyt

Senior Mechanical Engineer

Posted by nhoyt Employee Jun 18, 2018

Purpose: Responsible for mechanical engineering projects from conception through construction, including project management, the establishment of scope, design criteria and program requirements, schematic and conceptual design, final design, construction plans and specifications, bidding and construction award, shop drawing reviews, construction inspection and supervision. Work with other Massport Departments, various public agencies and officials and the public in general. Projects may be “in-house” design or “outside consultant’s” design. Ensures that mechanical projects are planned, budgeted, designed and constructed safely, within budget limits, on schedule, and result in a functional quality product.

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I. ESSENTIAL TASKS OF THE JOB:
A. Manages project initiation and scoping process for assigned HVAC, Plumbing, Fire Protection, and other mechanical projects.

1. Develops preliminary concept definitions.

2. Participates in budget preparation and review process by providing specific project data for budget in concert with facility needs.

3. Oversees consultants’ preparation of contract documents on projects, as needed.

4. Schedules and conducts project meetings and provides professional technical leadership.

5. Solicits, reviews and consolidates relevant project information from design through construction.

6. Coordinates and secures all necessary internal and external project approvals.


B. Prepares and maintains mechanical engineering plans and specifications for in-house design projects.

1. Provides feasibility sketches, estimates, preliminary designs, final designs and specifications.

2. Devises cost estimates in support of all in-house design efforts.

3. Prepares and maintains guideline specifications and standards for Massport use.

4. Processes bid documents and provides project management.

5. Maintains up-to-date information on designs and specifications.


C. Participates and cooperates in review of tenants' mechanical alterations.

1. Reviews designs of consultants' work projects.

2. Evaluates mechanical designs for all new construction and for alterations, additions, repairs and modifications.

3. Reviews consultant prepared mechanical plans, specifications, reports, surveys and discusses with appropriate personnel.

4. Examines mechanical shop drawings for compliance with contract requirements.

5. Reviews and reports on mechanical rehabilitation of existing facilities for technical adequacy and conformance to established design practice and Massport standards and guidelines for all Massport facilities.

6. Ensures technical accuracy and sufficiency of consultant mechanical plans and designs.


D. Manages capital projects as assigned.

1. Assists the Architectural/Engineer Services Manager with the review of term consultant scope of services and negotiation of consultant fees.

2. Directs consultant during the design phase to ensure adherence to all agreed upon schedules and commitments.

3. Monitors and reviews consultant's work while insuring quality of contract documents.

4. Authorizes payment of consultant invoices

 

E. Manages term contractors providing mechanical and fire protection services.

1. Oversees fire protection and fire alarm contracts that support the MPA Facilities Department.

2. Assists the Facilities Department in preparing specifications for and bidding of various term construction and services contracts such as refrigeration systems maintenance, process water treatment, distributed controls maintenance, and other mechanical services.


F. Manages project mechanical design process.

1. Provides direction and guidance to consultants and/or in-house design staff.

2. Provides comprehensive technical review of construction bid documents and other deliverables.

3. Communicates relevant and pertinent information on projects to department and operating staff, as necessary.

4. Provides technical advice as requested.


G. Provides mechanical planning and consultant assistance to facility managers, department engineers and Massport staff.

1. Plans layout of project and consults with departmental personnel on mechanical design requirements.

2. Gives design recommendations on projects.

3. Integrates engineering elements into unified mechanical design.

4. Verifies compliance to mechanical plans and specifications.


H. Manages mechanical construction process.

1. Oversees construction bidding and award process.

2. Directs design/construction team during construction including the project acceptance phase and warranty period.

3. Ensures project costs are being maintained while assuring quality work.

4. Reviews, tracks and authorizes all requests for payments, amendments, change orders and project schedules.

5. Coordinates, monitors and reviews mechanical work throughout all phases.

6. Resolves issues that arise during projects.

7. Travels to site and inspects mechanical work and progress.

8. Conducts meetings with parties involved in projects.

9. Manages resident engineering and inspection forces.


I. Closes out projects.

1. Coordinates operation and maintenance manuals.

2. Monitors warranty period.


J. Performs other duties as assigned.

 


II. SECONDARY JOB TASKS:


A. Assists other departmental and engineering personnel in mechanical design matters.
B. Ability to manage and design several projects at a given time.
C. Conducts public presentations to various internal and external groups.
D. Assists project managers, Architects and other Engineers.
E. Assures that projects are brought to a successful conclusion and within budget constraints.
F. Maintains project files as appropriate.

 


III. JOB REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS:


A. EDUCATION LEVEL: Bachelors Degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field or equivalent professional work experience in design and construction required.
B. EXPERIENCE IN RELATED FIELD: Minimum of 15 years of professional experience in the mechanical design and construction of buildings and facilities similar to Massport properties.
C. UNIQUE EXPERTISE/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATIONS:

1. Professional Mechanical or Fire Protection Engineering registration required.

2. Working knowledge of building codes, regulations and ordinances.

3. Massachusetts Class D (III) drivers license.

4. Ability to pass a Massport security check and obtain a Massport Security Badge.

5. Ability to pass airfield driving test and obtain Aerodrome Ramp, Apron and Airfield License.

6. Ability to communicate clearly and effectively.

7. Knowledge of the Massachusetts public bidding process.

8. Ability to communicate and mediate between groups and individuals of varying
backgrounds and responsibilities.

9. Working knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications.

10. Ability to pass a Massport controlled substances test and background security checks.


D. WORK SCHEDULE: Ability to work 37.5-hour workweek and ability to work additional hours as workload demands.

Please apply online @ https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/massport?page=3

 

Position Summary:

 

The Vice President, National Fire Service Activities - Government Relations reports to the Senior Vice President of Government Relations.  This position is responsible for developing, coordinating, directing and implementing programs related to ICC’s relationship with the national fire service and the adoption of the International Fire Code and International Wildland-Interface Code.  Responsibilities also include supporting the State and Local Regional Managers with fire service relationship building and fire code adoptions and to ensure the successful completion of the goals and objectives of the International Code Council (ICC), especially as they apply to fire service activities and Government Relations.

 

Position Responsibilities:

 

  • Assume a leadership role in positioning ICC, including products and services, to better serve core constituencies, principally the fire service agencies for whom model codes, standards and evaluation reports are developed
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with ICC Government Relations regional managers, fire service organizations, members and chapters,
  • Manage the Memoranda of Understanding (MOU) between ICC and national fire service organizations including NASFM, NVFC and IAFC.
  • Build national coalitions of fire code officials, stakeholders and interested parties to further the goals of the ICC, promote the IFC and the organization’s relationship with the fire service community
  • Promote ICC and the use of the IFC with Federal Agencies (FEMA, NFA, OSHA, CSB, NIST, DOD)
  • Using ICC-provided software, monitor Federal, state and local legislation and rule-making to identify and address fire-related issues. Assist the State and Local GR staff with monitoring state and local government legislation and regulatory activities related to the fire code/fire safety issues, analyzing impact on ICC, develop and present testimony that supports organizational objectives
  • Function as liaison and outreach coordinator for fire service membership activities; coordinate and integrate the GR program with other ICC activities, including the utilization of other staff expertise as needed to augment the program; support the GR Legislative Team
  • Make recommendations for the development and implementation of programs related to national fire service activities and the adoption of the IFC and IWUIC.
  • Provide staff support as Secretariat to the Fire Service Membership Council
  • Make presentations to fire chiefs, fire code officials and fire marshals on all aspects of the ICC
  • Represent ICC at fire service member meetings, conferences and trade shows; Promote Building Safety Month with the fire service
  • Evaluate existing programs, services and procedures and recommend changes as necessary to support the goals of the ICC
  • Analyze information and recommend courses of action to be taken
  • Establish and implement effective internal and external communications
  • Provide regular reporting of activities
  • Prepare annual cost center budget.
  • Manage own cost center budget and track expenditures to ensure compliance with approved budget
  • Considerable Travel Required
  • Other duties as assigned
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Essential Skills and Education / Experience / Location:

  • Ability to Travel up to 50% throughout the United States
  • At least 7 years of experience in a leadership role in a state or national fire service organization or ICC fire service chapter; Fire Chief or Assistant Chief/Fire Marshal preferred
  • At least 2 years of experience in policy or advocacy related fields preferred
  • Expertise in the technical requirements and administration of the IFC
  • Strong skills in Microsoft Office, and proven ability to master other computer software.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • A proven history of delivering on commitments
  • Patience, understanding, independence, professionalism, reliability
  • The ability to use productively the knowledge, experience, and efforts of others
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Bachelor’s Degree required; Fire Protection Engineering Degree preferred

 

Please contact Gina Tenuta for all inquiries and resume submissions: gtenuta@iccsafe.org

This position is responsible and accountable for the integrity of the fire protection system and all associated equipment for Georgia Coastal Generation locations (Plants McIntosh Combined Cycle, Steam, Combustion Turbines – Rincon, GA, McManus – Brunswick, GA, Boulevard – Savannah, GA and Robins – Warner Robins, GA). These responsibilities include sending required reports to corporate (i.e.: equipment outages, fire reports, etc.), monthly audits to ensure compliance with procedures (i.e.: completion of monthly fire protection equipment checks), ensuring all fire protection equipment is in good working condition, implementing and maintaining a forward-looking maintenance strategy, and ensuring compliance with audits (Insurance Inspections, EH&S Audit, Fleet Review Board, etc.). This position is also responsible for interfacing with local fire departments, training and coordinating all requirements for the plant’s emergency response teams and Incident Command.  Apply below at: https://southerncompany.taleo.net/careersection/cs_ts/jobdetail.ftl?job=GPC2006140

Division Electrical Safety Officer - 84948

Organization: EH-Environ, Health, & Safety

 

Berkeley Lab’s Environment, Health, & Safety Division (EHS, http://www2.lbl.gov/ehs/) has an opening for an Division Electrical Safety Officer responsible for providing expert customer service-based Electrical Safety services and supporting the implementation of an effective Electrical Safety Program.  Reporting to the EH&S Division and matrixed/assigned to the Facilities Division and the Projects and Construction Office (PCO), you will apply expertise and in-depth understanding of complex Electrical Safety concepts to assure the Berkeley Lab mission meets applicable ES&H-related Department of Energy (DOE) orders, regulatory requirements, and performance measures.

 

What You Will Do:

  • Recommend and implement processes for monitoring and preventing electrical exposures.
  • Advise the Laboratory Electrical Safety Officer on strategies to address complex regulatory matters and control of construction, maintenance, and lab hazards to minimize liability risks.
  • Play a key role in providing safety expertise, partnership, and leadership to continually improve and develop new electrical safety approaches to ensure safe electrical work execution.
  • Review processes and procedures to plan and control both high voltage and medium voltage electrical work.
  • Review and approve Electrical Safe Work Practices for Facilities/PCO.
  • Manage the Subcontractor Qualified Electrical Worker (QEW) program within Facilities/PCO.
  • Lead self-assessments in the areas of Electrical Safety and Lockout/Tagout (LOTO).
  • Serve as a resource to employees, managers, and the Facilities Safety Manager for electrical safety-related concerns.
  • Developing and assisting with Lockout/Tagout (LOTO) Permits and Complex LOTO Procedures for Facilities and PCO, using the institutional database.
  • Coach Subcontractors and Project Managers on the development of energization documentation for construction electrical energization.
  • Advise management on electrical safety PPE including purchasing PPE, issuing PPE to selected and approved staff or for training and maintaining PPE as needed.
  • Develop and maintain a collaborative working relationship with Facilities Division/PCO staff, EH&S staff, Safety Coordinators in the line divisions, EH&S Division Liaisons assigned to line divisions, workers, and line management throughout the Laboratory.
  • Review work order requests for Industrial Safety hazards and controls, including fall protection, confined space, silica/asbestos/lead, etc. Ensure appropriate information is relayed to the workers via the work order.

 

What is Required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or related field and a minimum of 7 years of relevant electrical safety experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Must have a solid background in electrical construction and electrical plant maintenance, including a high level of working proficiency in Lockout/Tagout and NFPA 70E safe work practices.
  • Maintain NFPA 70E certification as Certified Electrical Safety Compliance Professional (CESCP).
  • Demonstrated ability to develop, implement, maintain and monitor safety programs and initiatives including development and execution of training, writing procedures, and conducting audits and performing safety inspections.
  • Must have a working knowledge of and demonstrated ability applying OSHA, DOE, NFPA, DOE, and IEEE electrical safety requirements.
  • Expertise and proven ability to apply safety principles, theories and concepts to provide creative solutions to very complex problems and developing mechanisms for measuring results.
  • Must possess ability to effectively provide technical leadership and consultation to both technical and lay audiences.
  • Able to work under short-term deadlines and constrained budgets, while managing several different projects concurrently.
  • Demonstrated problem solving, decision making, and conflict resolution skills with the ability to manage sensitive issues and difficult people.
  • Proficiency with standard business software, including word processing, presentation software, and spreadsheets.
  • Excellent written, verbal, interpersonal, negotiating, and customer service oriented skills with experience interfacing with a variety of personnel at all levels both internal and external to the organization including various regulatory organizations.
  • Ability to physically inspect all Laboratory work areas, including shops, construction sites, laboratories, office areas, outside areas, etc. Position may require prolonged physical activity in potentially awkward positions.
  • Must be able to perform the physical requirements of this position including field activity involving:

   - Minor lifting (up to 25 lbs)

   - Frequent standing and walking

   - Moving in confined spaces

   - Climbing stairs

   - Inspecting equipment requiring reaching with hands and arms and use of hands to handle or feel

   - Frequently stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl

  • Requires wearing a wide-variety of personal protective equipment consistent with a hands-on safety professional.
  • Must be able to work in all weather conditions and requires extensive walking, climbing, working at various heights, work on construction sites with poor footing and other construction hazards.

 

Additional Desired Qualifications:

  • Masters Degree in Electrical Engineering or related field and a minimum of 5 years of relevant electrical safety experience or a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering or related field and a minimum of 3 years of relevant electrical safety experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Professional certification (CSP), registration, or equivalent is an advantage.
  • Experience working in a DOE environment and construction projects preferred.

 

The posting shall remain open until the position is filled.

 

Notes:

  • This is a full time career appointment.
  • Full-time, M-F, exempt (monthly paid) from overtime pay.
  • Salary is commensurate with experience.
  • Salary Range: $9,559 - $13,144 monthly
  • This position may be subject to a background check. Any convictions will be evaluated to determine if they directly relate to the responsibilities and requirements of the position. Having a conviction history will not automatically disqualify an applicant from being considered for employment.
  • Work will be primarily performed at Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, 1 Cyclotron Road, Berkeley, CA.

 

How To Apply

Apply directly online at http://50.73.55.13/counter.php?id=130738 and follow the on-line instructions to complete the application process.

 

Learn About Us:

Berkeley Lab (LBNL, http://www.lbl.gov/) addresses the world’s most urgent scientific challenges by advancing sustainable energy, protecting human health, creating new materials, and revealing the origin and fate of the universe. Founded in 1931, Berkeley Lab’s scientific expertise has been recognized with 13 Nobel prizes. The University of California manages Berkeley Lab for the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science.

 

Working at Berkeley Lab has many rewards including a competitive compensation program, excellent health and welfare programs, a retirement program that is second to none, and outstanding development opportunities.  To view information about the many rewards that are offered at Berkeley Lab visit https://commons.lbl.gov/display/hr/Benefits.

 

Equal Employment Opportunity: Berkeley Lab is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. Berkeley Lab is in compliance with the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision under 41 CFR 60-1.4 (http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/pdf/EO13665_PrescribedNondiscriminationPostingLanguage_JRFQA508c.pdf).  Click here (http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) to view the poster: "Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law".

 

Primary Role:

The Fire Systems Level 2 Technician will be responsible for the installation, troubleshooting,

configuration and maintenance including but not limited to Fire Alarm Systems. The technician

may also be required to participate in or be responsible for the deployment/installation of an

applicable networked physical security information management solution.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Serve as primary Technician and/or Engineer from product staging through post
  • development support.
  • Technical Project Management
  • Oversee Fire Alarm Inspection Process and Procedures
  • Must possess and demonstrate excellent customer communication skills utilizing oral,
  • written and presentation skills.
  • Responsibilities may include Pre & Post Sales technical support.
  • Support sales teams to evaluate opportunities.
  • Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills.
  • Trains and instructs the customer on proper use of applicable technology
  • Mentoring other CSI Technicians
  • Other duties as required or assigned by company management.

Qualifications:

  • Associate of Applied Science degree in Electronics/Equipment Technology or equivalent
  • Five (5) years related experience preferable with Fire Systems.
  • NICET (Fire Alarm Systems) Level 3 minimum requirement
  • Working knowledge and/or experience with a variety of manufacturer’s products,
  • including, but not limited to: Honeywell Notifier, Simplex, EST, and Siemens
  • Some knowledge of IP and computer networking.
  • Some AutoCad experience helpful.

Additional Skills and Abilities:

  1. Customer service mind‐set, ability to demonstrate empathy for customer’s needs and

concerns.

  1. Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  2. Superior customer service skills to deal with both internal and external customers.
  3. Strong interpersonal skills; ability to work with diverse groups.
  4. Must be responsible, personable, detail oriented, self‐motivated, possess good

organizational and time management skills.

  1. Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
  2. Proficiency in the use of personal computers including such programs as MS Word, Excel,

Access, PowerPoint and Outlook.

  1. Ability to work in fast paced environments and adapt quickly to changing situations.
  2. Ability to demonstrate planning, organizing and implementing skills which allow the

successful completion of a project by a specific due date.

  1. Must be able to effectively handle stressful situations.
  2. Must be able to read and effectively interpret architectural plans, schematics, design

drawings, etc.

  1. Possess strong written and verbal communication.
  2. Individual must have good communication skills, self‐starter and the ability to perform and

complete high quality work.

  1. This person must be able to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and work well

independently or with other people.

  1. Valid and current driver’s license.

    Email resume to
    jvanjura@comsysinc.com.  Attention:  HR Director.
ryan.quinn

Fire Protection Designer

Posted by ryan.quinn Employee Apr 16, 2018

 

Job Responsibilities:

We are currently seeking a Fire Protection Designer to join our Fire Protection Team located in our Atlanta Corporate office.  This position reports directly to the Director of Fire Protection Engineering & Code Services and will serve as a fire protection systems Designer to support our State registered Fire Protection Engineers (FPE).  This position requires the ability to:

  • Collaborate in a Team environment with a positive and helpful attitude,
  • Take direction from Director and FPE’s, Fire Protection Technologists, and other Designers,
  • Create accurate, complete and code compliant CAD/Revit design drawings and project specifications for fire sprinkler, fire alarm, mass notification and special hazards systems,
  • Self-start and work with minimal supervision,
  • Effectively manage design tasks, project schedules and deadlines.

 

If you are self-motivated, goal and detail oriented, take pride and responsibility for your work, and want to advance your career by working alongside of experienced Fire Protection Engineers with a qualified and experienced A/E Firm that appreciates you and your ambitions, look no further.

 

This opportunity is ideal for experienced Designers who wish to grow their career with fellow Fire Protection professionals and a firm dedicated to individual professional growth in an environment centered on team participation. Considerations for this position must be authorized to work in the US.

 

Job Qualifications:

 

NICET Certified Level III – Water-Based Systems Layout / Fire Alarm Systems / Special Hazards.

  • Certified Fire Protection Specialist (CFPS) credential is a differentiator.
  • 10+ years’ experience in the Fire Protection field.
  • Proficient in AutoCAD / Revit.
  • Practical experience with HASS calculation software / Word / Excel / etc.
  • Clear and effective verbal and written Communication skills.
  • Excellent working knowledge of NFPA Codes and Standards. Familiarity of ICC Codes and UFC is a differentiator.
  • Must be able to obtain Governmental clearances, especially for DoD installations and facilities.

Contact POND AT:  ButtsC@pondco.com

 

Job Responsibilities:

We are currently seeking a Senior Fire Protection Engineer (FPE) to join our growing Fire Protection Team located in our Atlanta

Corporate office. This position reports directly to the Director of Fire Protection Engineering & Code Services and will serve

in a Consultant role to our internal project teams as well as external Clients.  The position requires the ability to:

  • Collaborate in a Team environment with a positive and helpful attitude,
  • Successfully manage projects and designers,
  • Develop thorough and clear Design Analysis, Summary of Code Requirements and Life Safety Plans,
  • Mentor Designers to create accurate, complete and code compliant fire protection system designs,
  • Develop thorough and accurate Reports,
  • Assist in Business Development.

 If you are self-motivated, goal and detail oriented, take pride and responsibility for your work, and want to advance your career with

 a qualified and experienced A/E Firm that appreciates you and your ambitions, look no further.

 

This opportunity is ideal for experienced engineers who wish to grow their career with a firm dedicated to individual professional

growth in an environment centered on team participation. Considerations for this position must be authorized to work in the US.

Job Qualifications:

 

  • ABET Accredited BSFPE Degree from a 4-year college or university.
  • FPE required with ability for multiple State Licensures.
  • 10+ years’ experience in the Fire Protection Engineering field.
  • NICET or CFPS Credentials are a differentiator.
  • Strong technical and Design skills.
  • Clear and effective verbal and written Communication skills.
  • Excellent working knowledge of NFPA Codes and Standards, ICC Codes, UFC, etc.
  • Must be able to obtain Governmental clearances, especially for DoD installations and facilities.

Contact Pond  At:  ButtsC@pondco.com

kcaponigro

Director, Public Education

Posted by kcaponigro Employee Jan 26, 2018

Want to be part of something big? As an employee of the National Fire Protection Association, you are working toward truly making a difference all over the world. You play a key role in keeping first responders safe, helping to provide architects with guidelines for building design and safety, providing education to children in schools, and so much more. Employees at NFPA bring a collective passion to work every day as together, they contribute toward solving the fire problem…all while being offered great benefits, including a generous 403(b) match and an on-site fitness center.

Want to make a difference? Join Us. 

NFPA is seeking an inspirational and innovative team builder to lead all functions within our Public Education and Wildland groups and to oversee NFPA’s exciting new relationship with the National Fire and Life Safety Center (NFLSC) and NFPA Heroes Experience. If selected for the role, you’ll be responsible for all internal and external public education messaging, program development and implementation, and serve as the primary public education expert and voice for NFPA. Whew! Talk about an invigorating opportunity! 

A Little Bit About You:

  • You have demonstrated knowledge and experience when it comes to educating the public and your outreach practices are innovative and fresh.
  • You can expertly navigate the world of the Fire Service, and related safety organizations.
  • Your passion for working with residents and local and state officials, including fire and forestry professionals, is clear and contagious.
  • Community Risk Reduction practices are familiar ground for you, and you enjoy building programs to share this knowledge and expertise.
  • You are well-versed in learning theory and modalities, understand how children, older adults and every age in between learn and comprehend information and the idea of applying that knowledge cross-culturally and in a global setting gets your heart pumping.
  • You are proactive and knowledgeable in your development of communications strategies that drive toward program outcomes. 
  • You are positively curious and want to understand the mission and goals of NFPA, and how you can make an impact as part of our team.

The Nitty Gritty:

  • Develop and drive the overall strategy and approach to public education for NFPA.
  • Manage a passionate and driven (and fabulous) team of staff to achieve specific public education outcomes.
  • Ensure that there is consistent messaging surrounding Public Education across all NFPA platforms.
  • Contribute to and lead NFPA's efforts around Community Risk Reduction.
  • Lead the exciting integration of NFPA activities into the National Center for Fire and Life Safety.

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Want to be part of something big? As an employee of the National Fire Protection Association, you are working toward truly making a difference all over the world. You play a key role in keeping first responders safe, helping to provide architects with guidelines for building design and safety, providing education to children in schools, and so much more. Employees at NFPA bring a collective passion to work every day as together, they contribute toward solving the fire problem…all while being offered great benefits, including a generous 403(b) match and an on-site fitness center.

 Engineers at NFPA do it differently. They oversee the standards development process while working with experts from different professions around the country and the globe. They travel near and far to provide trainings and share their technical knowledge and expertise. They work to ensure that first responders are kept safe, help to provide architects with guidelines for building design and life safety, and work with building owners on inspection and testing procedures for their fire protection systems. They author content for key NFPA handbooks and publications. Until death, injury, property, and economic loss due to fire, electrical and related hazards is eliminated, there is work to do.

A Little Bit About You:

  • You hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical or Mechanical Engineer or related field. An advanced degree and professional certification/licensure in related field preferred.
  • You are knowledgeable in the field of industrial and/or chemical engineering including the concepts and methods. You are able to apply your knowledge to carry out complex work assignments and large-scale projects. You are able to interpret internal/external business issues and recommend solutions.
  • Relevant work experience in Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) area is a plus.
  • You have 7-10+ years of industrial work experience.
  • You are a Project Manager at heart and have proven, exceptional organizational and interpersonal skills to facilitate and guide processes.
  • You are professional in your demeanor, and would represent NFPA in a positive manner whether speaking with co-workers, stakeholders or local and federal officials.
  • You are confident in your technical knowledge and abilities, and can convey information in a thorough and correct fashion – and are able to adjust your delivery depending on your audience.
  • You are positively curious and want to understand the mission and goals of NFPA, and how you can make an impact as part of our team.
  • You own your role and take responsibility for your output, following through, and understand that mistakes happen and can be learned from.
  • You are up for traveling up to 25% of the time.

 The Nitty Gritty:

  • Technical committees: Manage complex technical committee activities and projects throughout the document development process, while serving as a technical committee staff liaison in compliance with the NFPA Standards Development Process.
  • Product Development: As a subject matter expert (SME), oversee and assist with content product development including fact sheets, handbooks and training.
  • Technical Services: Provide technical advisory service to NFPA members and AHJs. In addition, provide support to internal and external NFPA activities including code adoption and assigned projects.
  • Outreach: Represent NFPA as a liaison with external industrial stakeholders as well as federal, state, and local officials. Promote, educate and support the adoption and use of NFPA codes and standards internationally.
  • Special projects: Participate in cross-functional activities to provide technical review and input within your area of expertise.

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Want to be part of something big? As an employee of the National Fire Protection Association, you are working toward truly making a difference all over the world. You play a key role in keeping first responders safe, helping to provide architects with guidelines for building design and safety, providing education to children in schools, and so much more. Employees at NFPA bring a collective passion to work every day as together, they contribute toward solving the fire problem…all while being offered great benefits, including a generous 403(b) match and an on-site fitness center.

 Engineers at NFPA do it differently. They oversee the standards development process while working with experts from different professions around the country and the globe. They travel near and far to provide trainings and share their technical knowledge and expertise. They work to ensure that first responders are kept safe, help to provide architects with guidelines for building design and life safety, and work with building owners on inspection and testing procedures for their fire protection systems. They author content for key NFPA handbooks and publications. Until death, injury, property, and economic loss due to fire, electrical and related hazards is eliminated, there is work to do.

 A Little Bit About You:

 

  • You hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Fire Protection, or have a mechanical, civil, or structural engineering degree, coupled with a Master’s Degree in Fire Protection Engineering.
  • You have 7 - 10 years of technical knowledge of applicability, use and implementation of codes, standards and regulations used in the built environment.
  • You are a Project Manager at heart and have proven, exceptional organizational skills.
  • You are a skilled facilitator and are able to guide processes and people through highly technical, and sometimes difficult, discussions among committee members.
  • You are professional in your demeanor, politically astute, and would represent NFPA in a positive manner whether speaking with co-workers, stakeholders or local and federal officials.
  • You are confident in your technical knowledge and abilities, and can convey information in a thorough and correct fashion – and are able to adjust your delivery depending on your audience.
  • You are positively curious and want to understand the mission and goals of NFPA, and how you can make an impact as part of our team.
  • You own your role and take responsibility for your output, following through, and understand that mistakes happen and can be learned from.
  • You are up for traveling up to 35% of the time.

 The Nitty Gritty:

 

  • Manage highly complex technical committee activities and projects through the NFPA document development and revision process in accordance with the regulations governing NFPA documentation.
  • Assisting NFPA to identify and address needs in the disability community through work in our codes and standards, public education, content platforms and other areas through management of an advisory committee. 
  • Oversee and assist with content development and review of product development activities acting as a subject matter/technical expert.
  • Deliver technical content via field service and outreach to stakeholders and respond to stakeholder needs through advisory services.
  • Represent NFPA as a liaison with federal, state, and local officials in support of their adoption of NFPA codes and standards and works with other standards development organizations to coordinate related standards activities.
  • Participate in cross-functional activities to provide technical review and input within your area of expertise.

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Fire Protection Engineer

Posted by kcaponigro Employee Dec 8, 2017

The National Fire Protection Association’s mission is to help save lives and reduce loss with information, knowledge and passion. An international nonprofit established in 1896, we are dedicated to the elimination of death, injury, property and economic loss due to fire, electrical and related hazards. The Association delivers information and knowledge through more than 300 consensus codes and standards, research, training, education, outreach and advocacy; and by partnering with others who share an interest in furthering the NFPA mission.

Want to be part of something big? As an employee of the National Fire Protection Association, you are working toward truly making a difference all over the world. You play a key role in keeping first responders safe, helping to provide architects with guidelines for building design and safety, providing education to children in schools, and so much more. Employees at NFPA bring a collective passion to work every day as together, they contribute toward solving the fire problem…all while being offered great benefits, including a generous 403(b) match and an on-site fitness center.

Engineers at NFPA do it differently. They oversee the standards development process while working with experts from different professions around the country and the globe. They travel near and far to provide trainings and share their technical knowledge and expertise. They work to ensure that first responders are kept safe, help to provide architects with guidelines for building design and life safety, and work with building owners on inspection and testing procedures for their fire protection systems. They author content for key NFPA handbooks and publications. Until death, injury, property, and economic loss due to fire, electrical and related hazards is eliminated, there is work to do.

A Little Bit About You:

  • You hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Fire Protection, or have a mechanical, civil, or structural engineering degree, coupled with a Master’s Degree in Fire Protection Engineering.
  • You have 5 – 7 years of experience applying NFPA codes and standards.
  • You are a Project Manager at heart and have proven, exceptional organizational and interpersonal skills to facilitate and guide processes.
  • You are professional in your demeanor, and would represent NFPA in a positive manner whether speaking with co-workers, stakeholders or local and federal officials.
  • You are confident in your technical knowledge and abilities, and can convey information in a thorough and correct fashion – and are able to adjust your delivery depending on your audience.
  • You are positively curious and want to understand the mission and goals of NFPA, and how you can make an impact as part of our team.
  • You own your role and take responsibility for your output, following through, and understand that mistakes happen and can be learned from.
  • You are up for traveling up to 35% of the time.

The Nitty Gritty:

  • Manage moderately complex technical committee activities and projects throughout the document development process, while serving as a technical committee staff liaison in compliance with the NFPA Standards Development Process.
  • Oversee and assist with content development and review of product development activities acting as a subject matter/technical expert.
  • Provide technical assistance in support of internal and external Association activities to support the adoption and use of assigned projects and maintains knowledge of new developments in support of your technical proficiency.
  • Represent NFPA as a liaison with federal, state, and local officials in support of their adoption of NFPA codes and standards and works with other standards development organizations to coordinate related standards activities.
  • Participate in cross-functional activities to provide technical review and input within your area of expertise.
  • Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
  • Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.
  • The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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