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Location: N/A, N/A

Date Posted: 2023-08-30

Hiring Organization: KMC Solutions | XTN-EBE3343

Career Category: Construction / Building / Engineering

Functional overview

NV5 is a provider of technology, conformity assessment, and consulting solutions for public and private sector clients, delivering solutions through six business verticals: Testing, Inspection & Consulting; Infrastructure; Utility Services; Environmental Health Sciences; Buildings & Owner Representative; and Geospatial Technology.

Duties and responsibilities

Developing training materials, and conduct training sessions on fire protection.

· Evaluating fire department performance and the laws and regulations affecting fire prevention or fire safety.

· Preparing and writing reports detailing specific fire prevention and protection issues such as work performed and proposed review schedules.

· Advising architects, builders, and other construction personnel on fire prevention equipment and techniques, and on fire code and standard interpretation and compliance.

· Conducting research on fire retardants and the fire safety of materials and devices.

· Consulting with authorities to discuss safety regulations and to recommend changes as necessary.

· Designing fire detection equipment, alarm systems, and fire extinguishing devices and systems.

· Determining causes of fires, and ways in which they could have been prevented.

· Purchase, modification, installation, maintenance, and operation of fire protection systems.

· Inspecting buildings or building designs to determine fire protection system requirements and potential problems in areas such as water supplies, exit locations, and construction materials.

· Studying the relationships between ignition sources and materials to determine how fires start.

· Your colleagues and supervisors may be based in another country, and you should be comfortable working in an online environment with frequent web based meetings

· Attending site meetings and perform fire safety inspections on behalf of clients.

· The role involves a significant amount of site based working, and travel to construction sites

· Maintaining good relationships and communication with colleagues, Clients, and other stakeholders

· Maintaining good technical knowledge of the industry and relevant Fire Protection and industry standards

· And such other tasks as may be given by the EMPLOYER and/or Client analogous to the foregoing

Minimum competencies

Fire Protection Design / Testing & Commissioning Experience is essential

· Computer literate and have experience of industry design software such as CAD, BIM, etc.

· Good people skills and time management skills

· Very good written and spoken English skills

· Extensive experience of fire systems is required for the role.

Minimum qualifications

Degree Holder in Mechanical, Fire and Plumbing and Drainage Engineering

· Junior: 2+ years of work experience in Fire Protection Engineering

· Mid-Level: 5+ years of work experience in Fire Protection Engineering

· 1+ years post graduate experience in Fire Protection Engineering is an advantage

· Relevant experience fire protection with mission critical facilities such as data centres and banking sector would be a distinct advantage

· Fire Protection Design / Testing & Commissioning Experience is essential