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Fire Protection Engineer

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At Arup, our innovative spirit compels us to express our ingenuity in unique ways —developing many of the world’s most innovative and sustainable buildings, transport and civil engineering projects. Arup is a global engineering and consulting firm of 13,000 creative minds. Our integrated approach to engineering and design brings together the best professionals to meet our clients’ needs.
 
Our San Francisco office is seeking a Fire Protection Engineer to play an active role in the design of projects. This position will work closely with leading architects and building owners developing innovative, performance based design solutions for a wide range of building, industrial and transport projects. 
 
Required skills & qualifications:
•  Experience in code consulting, computer modeling, risk management, fire alarm and sprinkler system design
•  Additional experience in developing performance based strategies in a project design environment.
•  FPE degree or engineering degree (mechanical, electrical, chemical or civil) with fire protection engineering industry experience welcome.
•  Be able to manage multiple projects immediately, including developing proposals, project planning, staffing, monitoring and successful delivering of projects.
•  Developing client relationships and pursuing new business opportunities.
•  Experience with fire protection codes and standards.
 
Desired skills & qualifications
•  1-3+ years of experience in fire protection engineering.
•  PE in fire protection engineering, or eligibility to obtain in a few years.
•  Possess good communication skills essential for team-based working
•  Excellent planning and organization skills required for our fast-paced environment
•  Must be highly motivated, proactive and willing to take on new challenges.
•  Desire to assist Arup in expanding our offering in Northern California
-  Demonstrable proficiency in a scripting language such as Python, Perl, PHP, or other
-  1+ year experience in data mining and cleaning
-  1+ year experience with relationable database systems and SQL
-  Familiarity with front end development and web deployment a plus
 
Candidate will ideally have experience in a number of the following skill sets:
•  Building and Fire Codes applicable in the State of California
•  CFD modeling
•  Smoke control design
•  Fire alarm design
•  Egress modeling
•  Structural fire analysis
•  Sprinkler design
Job Number: SAN00006C
Category: Fire Engineering
Location:
San Francisco, California, United States

Date Posted: Oct. 2, 2016
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