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Engineer/Field Engineer/Construction Manager/Survey

Fire Protection Design Engineer  Los Alamos, NM  Posted: 3/21/2024
Job Description

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Job Category:

Engineer/Field Engineer/Construction Manager/Survey

Position Type:



1 Year w/ Opt

EGS is seeking an experienced Fire Protection Design Engineer with at least eight (8) years of experience in providing fire safety system design services for DOE and DoD governmental Facilities. The position will be either out of Los Alamos NM or  Albuquerque, NM office with regular travel to Los Alamos.

Job Description

  • Will provide fire protection design for DOE and DoD governmental Facilities.
  • Must be willing to work in a design team environment, including directing the work of junior engineers and designers, and delegating work as required; as well as take design direction from senior-level engineers.
  • Design tasks will include Conceptual Studies, Program Requirements, Design Analyses, Calculations, Equipment selection and layout, and System selection and layout.
  • Ensures internal communication and coordination of design efforts occurs.
  • Coordinate all support activities required to complete all design efforts and quality assurance processes.
  • Work with other disciplines to ensure accuracy of the package, meet schedule, and budget commitments.
  • Meet with clients to prepare and/or validate proposed scope of work.
  • Prepare fee proposals for fire protection design work.

Job Requirements

Minimum Security Clearance:

Ability to Obtain Q


Required Experience

  • Specific experience in designing fire protection systems for DOE and Military projects is preferred.
  • Registered Fire Protection PE is required.
  • Experience with building and fire safety code analysis, fire dynamic analysis, and fire risk analysis is required.
  • Experience with computer-based fire dynamic and evacuation simulation modeling is a plus.
  • Design in HVAC and plumbing systems is a plus.
  • Position requires the ability to manage other engineers and designers.
  • Experience interfacing with client contacts.
  • Design/Build experience is a plus.
  • Must have minimum eight (8) years of experience in fire protection design.
  • Proficiency with MS Office.
  • AutoCAD, Revit, Microstation and/or Bentley BIM is a plus.
  • The client projects for this position require US Citizenship.
  • Degree Requirements: Bachelor of Science from an A.B.E.T. Accredited Program in Fire protection / Mechanical / Architectural / Electrical engineering degree with experience in fire protection.
  • Ability to obtain (NM, SC & TN) P.E. within 3 months is a plus.
  • LEED Accredited Professional is a plus.
  • Local candidates preferred (Los Alamos, Santa Fe, Albuquerque, and surrounding areas). 
  • Up to approximately 25% travel will be required.

Physical Requirements:

  • Requires the ability to sit for extended periods at a computer workstation.
  • Be able to work in an environment with open discussions and visitors without getting distracted.
  • May be required to lift up to 20 lbs.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Meets expectations for attendance and punctuality.
  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. 


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