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Fire Protection Engineer

Location: 

Houston, TX, US

Requisition ID: 128979 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Department: Design Engineering 

Market: OGC 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

We are an innovative team of engineers and designers that supports projects throughout the company. Our staff leads and collaborates with Kiewit’s module fabrication and construction teams to approach construction-driven engineering with a focus on safe, cost effective, and innovative designs that achieve client expectations and further Kiewit’s legacy of excellence.

District Overview

Kiewit Engineering Group, Inc. is a full-service engineering firm serving oil, gas and chemical markets. Our combined staff of engineers and design professionals have expertise that spans all major engineering disciplines to serve the LNG, midstream, refining, and petrochemical markets. Backed by 130 years of construction experience, our construction-driven engineering focuses on constructability and safety in the earliest phases of projects to ensure on-time and on-budget project delivery.

Our rapidly growing oil, gas and chemical team, which includes structural, civil, piping, mechanical, process, process safety, electrical, instrument and control disciplines, is a multi-faceted and leading-edge division of Kiewit with best-in-class technical expertise focused on the EPCC delivery model for dynamic process facilities. 

Location

This position is based out of our Energy Corridor Office in Houston, TX and typically requires less than 25 percent travel. 

Responsibilities

  • Work as a Fire protection engineer within Process Safety Engineering department.
  • With limited supervision, analyzes hazards and determines the extent of fire protection needed per codes and project requirements.
  • Develops project design documents for fire water, fire and gas systems, fire extinguishers and other fire protection.  
  • Performs Fire protection calculations, seeking out more experienced engineers for guidance and expertise.
  • Has solid foundation Fire protection and ability to use technical knowledge.  
  • Expand knowledge through training and work experience.
  • Ability to understand and interpret Fire Safety codes and standards to complete assignments.
  • Perform non-routine technical assignments as needed by Project
  • Perform tasks according to company procedure industry codes and regulations.
  • Handles various assignments, including rework, in timely manner to meet schedule deadlines.
  • Performs assigned work efficiently and effectively.

Qualifications


•    Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Fire Protection Engineering or Chemical Engineering with Fire Protection minor minimum required.
•    8 - 15 year minimum relevant experience in oil and gas industry with some EPC background.
•    Familiarity with application of fire codes for oil and gas facilities.
•    Adjusts to varying demands of work and performs well.
•    Communicates effectively orally and in writing.  Present ideas clearly and in professional manner.
•    High level of self-discipline, motivation, and ability to operate in a team environment.
•    Highly motivated, with a demonstrated passion for excellence and taking initiative 
•    Strong work ethic, willing to do what it takes to get the job done right the first time 
•    Passion for safety and demonstrated commitment to ethics and integrity 
•    Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills 
•    Team player with the ability to work independently to meet deadlines, goals and objectives 
•    Strong organization, time management, and attention to detail
 

Additional Requirements:

  • Absent an approved exemption, due to federal, state, local, provincial and/or client-requirements, this position may require an individual to be fully vaccinated by an FDA-approved or authorized COVID-19 vaccine or undergo weekly testing upon hire and as a condition of continued employment.


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.


There’s no limit to what you’ll work on at Kiewit. With contracts in different markets and geographic areas, you’ll tackle new challenges all the time. Whether you’re building a facility that can turn water into power or engineering safer infrastructure networks, you’re bound to push the limits of innovation in new and exciting ways.

With Kiewit, you’ll have the potential to work on a variety of projects in seven major markets. From railroads to tunnels, renewable energy to biofuels, you’ll be part of a mission that’s bigger than you can imagine. 

Here, you’ll team up with market experts and gain cross-functional experience — all while helping people across the globe live better.

We offer our fulltime staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry, including top-tier medical, dental and vision plans covering eligible employees and dependents, voluntary wellness and employee assistance programs, life insurance, disability, retirement plans with matching, and generous paid time off.


Nearest Major Market: Houston

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