Fire Protection Specialist
Fire Protection SpecialistDescriptionSummaryThis position provides project support and/or discipline support for various projects by researching, specifying, developing, designing, engineering or testing of fire and gas detection and suppression systems. Individuals are expected to apply engineering principles, methods and techniques to the project assignments.Position can be full or part-time and can be filled as an Anchorage-based position or remote work-from-home depending on company needs.Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Researches and analyzes data such as client design proposals, specifications, and manuals to determine feasibility of design or application.
Works with clients to develop a project’s scope of work, estimates, and/or schedules.
Reviews and approves project drawings, standards and specifications.
Develops major equipment, material selection, and construction specifications.
Uses computer assisted engineering and design software and equipment to perform engineering tasks.
Directs and coordinates construction, installation, fabrication and/or operational testing activities to ensure services, products and/or systems conform to engineering design and client criteria.
Ensures that all assigned activities and operations comply with applicable codes, regulations and laws.
Evaluates field installations and recommends design modifications.
Coordinates activities with other project disciplines involved in fabrication, operation, application, and installation or repair of various materials, products or systems.
Provides technical direction, support and information to other specialists, engineers, designers and drafters.
Senior or Principal level may be assigned administrative and personnel leadership for the FP Engineering section as needed.
Consistently demonstrates professional skills in structuring assigned activities, creativity, teamwork, communications, operational efficiencies, handling of a client’s changing needs, decision making, and analyzing and solving problems.
Other duties as assigned.
QualificationsTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to satisfactorily perform each essential duty. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.QualificationsEducation/ExperienceRequired
High School Diploma or GED equivalent.
Minimum 10 years of experience in fire protection design or engineering.
Minimum NICET Certification Level III in Fire Alarm and Special Hazards suppression systems or Alaska State Fire Systems Design Permit with IC and IIIC endorsements.
North Slope, Arctic, or Oil & Gas projects experience
NICET Certification Level III in Water-based fire suppression or systems or Alaska State Fire Systems Design Permit with IIC endorsement
Additional NICET or other National agency fire suppression design certifications
State of Alaska Dry Chemical Fire Suppression design permits
State of Alaska fire extinguisher permits
Manufacturer training in fire alarm or fire suppression system design or installation
Current NSTC Card
Associates or Bachelors Degree in Fire Protection Engineering or Fire Protection Technology from an accredited institution.
Language Ability:Read, analyze and interpret technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents. Write routine reports and correspondence. Respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.Math Ability:Math skills sufficient to: Add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Compute rate, ratio, and percent. Draw and interpret bar graphs.Reasoning Ability:Solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Interpret an extensive variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.Computer Skills:Ability to operate a keyboard and calculator by touch. To perform this job successfully, an individual should be proficient in MS Word and MS Excel, and Outlook and Access.CompetenciesTo perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies. AnalyticalSynthesizes complex or diverse information.Collects and researches data.Uses intuition and experience to complement data.Designs workflows and procedures. DesignGenerates creative solutions.Translates concepts and information into images.Uses feedback to modify designs.Applies design principles.Demonstrates attention to detail. Problem SolvingIdentifies and resolves problems in a timely manner.Gathers and analyzes information skillfully.Develops alternative solutions.Works well in group problem solving situations.Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics. Technical SkillsAssesses own strengths and weaknesses.Pursues training and development opportunities.Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills.Shares expertise with others. InterpersonalFocuses on solving conflict, not blaming.Maintains confidentiality.Listens to others without interrupting.Keeps emotions under control.Remains open to others' ideas and tries new things. Oral CommunicationSpeaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations.Listens and gets clarification.Responds well to questions.Demonstrates group presentation skills.Participates in meetings. Team WorkBalances team and individual responsibilities.Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views.Gives and welcomes feedback.Contributes to building a positive team spirit.Puts success of team above own interests.Able to build moral and group commitments to goals and objectives.Supports others’ efforts to succeed.Recognizes accomplishments of other team members. Written CommunicationWrites clearly and informatively.Edits work for spelling and grammar.Varies writing style to meet needs.Presents numerical data effectively.Able to read and interpret written information. Strategic ThinkingDevelops strategies to achieve long-term success. Safety and SecurityObserves safety and security procedures.Working Conditions and Physical RequirementsThe position requires a person that is able to travel and work in a remote location overnight or longer. The employee is occasionally exposed to work near mechanical parts; work in high, precarious places; toxic or caustic chemicals and adverse outdoors weather conditions. The employee is expected to abide by all required safety regulations, behaviors and conditions, as required at the local or remote work locations.The noise level in the work environment is usually high in the Process Areas and requires Hearing Protection. Work in Anchorage will be in a high-rise office building in a private office.Physical Demands:The physical demands described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, use hands to finger, handle or feel, talk and hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required include close vision, color vision and ability to adjust focus. The employee is occasionally exposed to severe outside weather conditions and perhaps the risk of electrical shock. The noise level is usually quiet.Some company locations and projects require the employee to travel to remote industrial facilities which will require the employee to fly in aircraft of various sizes and visit the production facilities where excessive noise, heat and cold temperature will be experienced. The ability to climb ladders, stairs and traverse industrial platforms in the performance of the specialist’s duties will be required.Required LanguageEqual Opportunity Employer/Shareholder PreferenceNANAWorley is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran protected status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.NANA grants employment preference to shareholders of NANA and their spouses and descendants to the extent allowed by law.It is NANAWorley’s policy to conduct background checks, drug testing and a physical assessment, as applicable, once an offer has been accepted, in accordance with company and/or contract requirements. Accommodation RequestIf you are a job seeker with a disability and require accessibility assistance or an accommodation to apply for one of our jobs, please submit a request by telephone or via email. In order to appropriately assist you with an accommodation, we ask that you please specify the assistance needed in order to access our jobsite and post for a position. The dedicated email and telephonic options are listed below and are reserved only for individuals with disabilities needing accessibility assistance.To request an accommodation by telephone, contact us at: 1-800-478-2000To request an accommodation by email, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.orgJob: Engineering/DesignCompany: NANA WorleyPrimary Location: US-AK-AnchorageOther Locations: US-MS-GulfportShift: Day JobClosing Date (Period for Applying) - External: Mar 15, 2023, 7:59:00 AMReq ID: ENG00203