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Sr. Mechanical Engineer - Fire Protection

Company: Zachry Holdings, Inc.
Location: Downers Grove
Posted on: May 23, 2023

Job Description:

SR. MECHANICAL ENGINEER - FIRE PROTECTIONRequisition Number51993.10LocationDOWNERS GROVE, IL, USZachry Group is seeking a talented Sr. Mechanical Fire Protection Engineer to join our Mechanical Department in Downers Grove, IL or Houston (Westchase), Texas. This is a great opportunity to get involved with exciting and challenging projects with long lasting customers.RESPONSIBILITIES* Lead the Detailed Design of Underground and Above Ground Fire Protection Systems for Industrial EPC projects.* Assist with proposal preparation by preparing man-hour estimates.* Prepare and manage mechanical budgets and schedules.* Prepare weekly status reports and attend team and customer meetings.* Gather field information and witness fire water pump and flow tests.* Execute Fire Water System studies and prepare reports.* Prepare Fire Water Equipment specifications and perform bid and vendor document reviews.* Support the Detailed Design of HVAC and Plumbing Systems for Industrial Applications.Requirements* Ten plus years of fire protection detailed design experience for industrial applications.* Experience leading small (2 to 3 engineers/designers) teams.* Experience working directly with the client on setting design requirements and conducting design reviews.* Experience working with NFPA and the International Fire Code.* Experience with Trouble shooting of existing fire water protection systems.* Experience with fire protection design permitting with local authority having jurisdiction.* Experience working on EPC projects with fire protection* Professional Engineering License* Must maintain active status in a drug and/or alcohol testing consortiumPREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:* HVAC or Plumbing detailed design knowledge is preferred.* Strong attention to detail and capable to perform detailed technical document and drawing checking.* Position requires significant exposure to vendor document review, detailed assessment of vendor design accuracy and specification compliance.* Good Communication Skills (Active Listening, Verbal and Written)PHYSICAL DEMANDS:Employee will be required to communicate in person, via telephone, email, video chat and software systems. Position may include visits to construction sites and industrial facilities requiring mobility (on ground and at heights) and the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) including but not limited to: hardhat, safety glasses/goggles, ear plugs/muffs, masks/respirators, safety vests, gloves and work boots.WORK ENVIRONMENT:Employee will work in multiple environments including an office, warehouse and in a trailer or building on construction sites. On construction sites, noise levels will be moderate to high. Job sites may contain the following: light to heavy equipment vehicles, small to large equipment, materials, communication equipment and tools, people standing, walking, sitting, signaling, and talking. Noise levels vary and may include bells, whistles, and alarms.The above description covers the fundamental responsibilities of the Sr. Mechanical Fire Protection Engineering position. It shall not be construed as a complete listing of all miscellaneous, incidental or similar duties which may be required from day-to-day.ZACHRY GROUP is dedicated to providing a Safe and Drug Free work environment; and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.#LI-NT1

Keywords: Zachry Holdings, Inc., Downers Grove , Sr. Mechanical Engineer - Fire Protection, Professions , Downers Grove, Illinois

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