Senior Fire Protection Engineer Job at AtkinsRéalis, Exton, PA

  • AtkinsRéalis
  • Exton, PA

Job Description

Job Description

Why join us?

It's an exciting time at AtkinsRéalis! We are rapidly growing in the US. Our company purpose is to build a better world for our planet and its people. We recognize the importance of making sure that our clients and employees, feel this purpose every day. AtkinsRéalis is proud of our company culture that promotes, diversity, equity and inclusion. Our company ethos include collaboration through the connection of people, data and technology. We are a global firm, who leverages having employees located throughout the world, creating valuable partnerships and doing our part to make this planet and its people, thrive. We need energetic, passionate and eager professionals like you to join our team. There has never been a better time to be a part of AtkinsRéalis!

We are seeking a Senior Fire Protection Engineer to join our team in Exton, PA, or Kirkland, WA , to lead and work on various Fire Protection Engineer and Facilities, Industrial or Commercial projects. This position offers the opportunity to lead the fire protection design on rewarding and challenging design projects both domestically and abroad. AtkinsRéalis' projects range from extremely large Industrial and Pharmaceutical projects to smaller local project retrofits, to everything in-between. The work schedule for this position can be in-office, hybrid or remote.

About Us

AtkinsRéalis is one of the world's most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. AtkinsRéalis has been providing infrastructure planning, engineering, construction, environmental consulting, urban planning, architecture, and program management services to public and private clients across the United States for more than 50 years. AtkinsRéalis has the depth and breadth of expertise to respond to the most technically challenging and time-critical infrastructure projects and the urgent transition to a low-carbon economy.

How will you contribute to the team?

To be successful in this role, you must have the ability to:
  • Lead the Fire Protection design.
  • Oversee/review the design for all the Fire Protection projects generated within the PGIS teams. Participate on projects with other design groups within AtkinsRéalis.
  • Ensure the Fire Protection designs meet AtkinsRéalis high design standards.
  • Sign and seal all engineering documents for the fire protection design.
  • Be highly motivated, constantly seek improvement in how we do things, and be willing to take on new challenges.
  • Manage multiple projects immediately, including developing proposals, project planning, staffing, and successful delivery of projects both through independent work and engaging other AtkinsRéalis colleagues.
  • Cultivate working relationships with project managers, project teams, AtkinsRéalis colleagues, and other clients.
  • Effectively network with other fire and life safety industry professionals.
  • Develop thorough and clear Design Analysis, Summary of Code Requirements and Life Safety Plans, and accurate Reports.
  • Provide planning and design details including engineering concepts, distribution plans, riser diagrams, detail drawings, schedules, specifications, design analysis, and engineering reports.
  • Conduct occasional on-site project observations and reviews; duties required to fulfill contractual obligations for construction phase services; overseeing other personnel assigned to this responsibility.
  • Coordinate with architectural, electrical, process piping and structural disciplines.
  • Complete Quality Management Training and comply with the program upholding a commitment to a culture of quality in all aspects of work.
What will you contribute?
  • The successful candidate will have a minimum 15 years of experience designing fire protection systems.
  • This person will be licensed as a professional engineer. A plus would be licensed as a fire protection engineer, having passed the NCEES exam for fire protection specifically.
  • A solid background designing automatic sprinkler systems, standpipes, fire pumps, foam and clean agent systems and writing the specifications for these systems is required.
  • Must be capable of writing specifications.
  • A solid understanding of the International Building Code, FM Global requirements, and The NFPA codes.
  • Experience managing a team is a plus.
  • Proficient in Excel and Word.
  • Proficient in AutoCAD and Revit is a plus.
What we offer at AtkinsRéalis:

AtkinsRéalis realizes that health, mental and financial wellbeing, are all equally needed to achieve balance in life. We are pleased to offer a robust rewards package that help our employees have peace of mind in and outside of work. Our benefit offerings address all of the areas that are part of living a healthy life.

We recognize that what is important to people, continues to change. Some of our other benefits to ensure our employees feel supported, include continuing to offer health and dental coverage for domestic partners and a full list below. Our culture is one of providing support and training for our employees to thrive. We offer learning and development programs, training, career pathing opportunities, and a tuition reimbursement plan. At AtkinsRéalis, you will enjoy a robust rewards package which includes:
  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible work schedules
  • Group Insurance
  • Paid Family Leave
  • Two Floating Holidays
  • Paid Parental Leave (including maternity and paternity)
  • Pet Insurance
  • Retirement Savings Plan with employer match
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Learning and development programs, training, career opportunities and a highly regarded tuition reimbursement program
  • An inclusive culture of Employee Resources Groups centered around women, African-Americans, Hispanics, LGBTQ+, Neurodiversity and Emerging Professionals.
  • A Foundation that is employee-funded with a 2-to-1 match from the company providing STEAM education for minorities from K-12 to college
If this sounds like you and you would like to expand your career with us, apply today!

AtkinsRéalis is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. EOE/Minorities/Females/Veteran/Disability.

Please review AtkinsRéalis Equal Opportunity Statement here:

AtkinsRéalis cares about your privacy and are committed to protecting your privacy. Please consult our Privacy Notice on our Careers site to know more about how we collect, use and transfer your Personal Data.

By submitting your personal information to AtkinsRéalis, you confirm that you have read and accept our Privacy Notice.

Expected compensation range is between $120,000 - $150,000 annually depending on skills, experience, and geographical location.

Upon acceptance of an offer, all candidates must go through a drug screen test and background check. AtkinsRéalis is a federal contractor which mandates a satisfactory background screening report and drug test that supersedes state laws.

Note to staffing and direct hire agencies:

In the event a recruiter or agency who is not on our preferred supplier list submits a resume/candidate to anyone in the company, AtkinsRéalis family of companies, we explicitly reserve the right to recruit and hire the candidate(s) at our discretion and without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency.

Worker Type


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At AtkinsRéalis, we seek to hire individuals with diverse characteristics, backgrounds and perspectives. We strongly believe that world-class talent makes no distinctions based on gender, ethnic or national origin, sexual identity and orientation, age, religion or disability, but enriches itself through these differences.

Job Tags

Holiday work, For contractors, Local area, Immediate start, Remote job, Flexible hours,

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