Electrical and Mechanical Systems Engineering Technology Certifications:
Fire Protection Water-Based (formerly Automatic Sprinkler System)
4 Year Degree
FIRE PROTECTION ENGINEER
WFT Engineering, Inc. has an opening for an experienced production level fire protection designers / engineers providing professional services for private sector and Government clients. The successful candidate(s) will be professional team players with a "can do" attitude and have exceptional English reading, writing and grammar skills, internet and computer skills, organizational abilities, present well and be reliable. Office hours are flexible. All candidates must be proficient with Word, Excel, AutoCAD, understand customer satisfaction and know REVIT. Project duties will include design, specifications, cost estimates, reports and field work. Commissioning experience a plus. Projects include: Infrastructure, mission critical, commissioning, interiors and lab projects. The successful candidate will have a minimum of 5 years active design experience, understand engineering fundamentals, have some field experience and be able to produce detailed construction documents, cost estimates, reports and comment responses. PE preferred. Please email resume and salary requirements. No head hunters.
Minimum skills and qualifications:
5+ years’ experience as fire protection engineer in a consulting role
Knowledge of building/fire codes and standards
Experience developing performance-based solutions
Broad fire/life safety consulting experience including in structural fire resistance, compartmentation, fire alarm, fire suppression and smoke control systems.
Project management experience
Bachelors or Master's degree in Fire Protection Engineering or related field
Desired skills and qualifications:
Track record of developing client relationships and pursuing new business opportunities.
Experience working with local authorities to gain approvals
Expertise in accessibility/ADA and inclusive design consulting
PE license in fire protection engineering
You have excellent communication skills and can be a single point of contact with clients, collaborators and colleagues.
You thrive in a highly collaborative environment.
You have excellent planning and organization skills and can work effectively on several projects at a given time.
You share your expertise with colleagues generously
You are creative and forward-thinking
You care about shaping a better world through your work
Telecommuting is allowed.
About WFT Engineering, Inc.
WFT Engineering, Inc. is an award winning, minority owned, engineering design firm providing services for the Washington, DC Metro area.
For 23 years WFT Engineering has provided engineering and construction administration services to clients in virtually every sector, including commercial interiors, government, healthcare/laboratories, mission critical, studies/assessments, base building, sustainable design, and higher education.
WFT Engineering’s services include mechanical, electrical, plumbing, fire protection and fire alarm design, commissioning, construction administration, energy modeling, life cycle cost analysis, and code compliance. These services cover significant essentials of the design and construction life of a project.
Our design teams incorporate sustainable design practices as a mindset, not just a process, utilizing a design approach that seeks to maximize building effectiveness within its function while minimizing the environmental impact wherever possible. Built on a strong foundation of experience, knowledge and dedication, we are committed to delivering responsive engineering services tailored to each of our client’s needs. Therefore we offer additio...nal services to our clients including energy audits, program management, facility assessments, due diligence studies, building system analysis, and value engineering.