Job: Fire Protection Engineer, Summit Fire National Consulting, Houston, TX
Summit Companies is a premier firm in the Fire Sprinkler and Fire Life Safety industry with offices throughout the Midwest. We are seeking a Fire Protection Engineer to join our company in the Houston market.
Summit Companies offers a complete package of solutions for projects big and small—sharing a focus on professionalism, total customer satisfaction and solutions that work.
Our Consulting division offers expertise in the complex world of building codes, fire codes and fire protection engineering. Experience in Code Consulting, Fire Protection Engineering, and/or Fire Protection System Design not required but preferred.
Responsibilities will include fire protection engineering services such as life safety code consulting, sprinkler design, fire alarm design, performance-based fire engineering design, under the direction of a P.E. or an experienced consultant, both locally and nationally.
Assist in fire protection engineering for the construction industry: analyses, calculations, reviews, etc.
Design and evaluation of fire sprinklers, fire alarms, smoke control, fire-rated separations, means of egress, and other fire life safety features in buildings
Building code consulting and fire code consulting for the construction industry
Assist with fire and egress modeling
Classification and evaluation of hazardous materials
Report writing and documentation
On-site inspections and observations
Bachelor’s degree or higher in Engineering, preferably Fire Protection Engineering, or Fire Protection Engineering Technology
Experience in code consulting, design of systems, and fire protection engineering preferred
Experience and knowledge of NFPA Codes, and International Building and Fire Codes preferred
Good verbal and written communication skills
AutoCAD or REVIT experience is desirable
Great benefits, health, dental and 401k/match
Summit Companies is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.