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Life Safety Engineer 189687

Austin, TX 78746 | Fully Remote

Posted: 05/10/2023 Industry: Engineering Job Number: 189687 Pay Rate: $66-$71 per hour

Job Description

HKA is working on behalf of Jacobs and this role is to support Jacobs’ work through HKA.


We're looking for a Senior Life Safety Systems (LSS) Engineer working remotely who is excited about working on projects that enable the heart of our client’s business (multiple remote U.S locations will be considered). Join us and you’ll have the chance to work on projects including semiconductor manufacturing, data center facilities, and other state-of-the-art manufacturing and research facilities. Come be a part of a vibrant, dynamic team that delivers world-class designs for well-known clients around the world.

 As a Senior LSS Engineer working with our teams, you’ll use your skills and experience to help our clients, by providing code-compliant asset protection and fire life safety mitigation solutions. You will be expected to both provide guidance to co-workers and receive solutions from variance senior design professionals so that you can take ownership of various projects as the engineer of record. These fire solutions entail fire sprinklers, gaseous agents, fire detection, toxic gas detection, smoke modeling, and explosion prevention.

 You will interface directly with client counterparts in the designing of their facilities and state and local code officials. Utilizing AutoCAD and Revit MEP, our teams create 3D models in coordination with architects and engineers. From those 3D BIM models you’ll design fire sprinkler systems, fire alarm systems, smoke and leak detection, security and intrusion detection systems, and more. Using the various applicable Life Safety & Fire codes as well as industry standards you will provide calculations; equipment size and quantities; equipment and construction specifications; network diagrams and various construction deliverables in both 2D and 3D platforms for a constructible design.

Job Requirements


Here's What You'll Need:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Fire Protection or a Master’s degree in Fire protection
  • At least 5 years of Fire Protection Engineering experience
  • Professional Engineering (PE) license
  • Knowledge & application of IFC, IBC, FM standards, and NFPA codes
  • Knowledge of Fire Sprinkler and Gaseous agent manufacturers' equipment
  • Knowledge of Fire Alarm systems and manufacturer’s equipment
  • Design experience with Security systems, CCTV, HPM, and Leak Detection
  • Knowledge of design and construction specifications
  • Experience estimating and scheduling mid to large-scale projects
  • At least 4 years of AutoCAD design experience
  • Ability to travel 10% for site support

 Ideally, you’ll also have:

  • Experience leading projects and managing resources
  • Experience mentoring junior staff
  • Design Management experience
  • Design experience in semiconductor or datacenters

Additional Information

HKA Enterprises is a global workforce solutions firm. If you're seeking a new career opportunity or project experience, our recruiters will work to understand your qualifications, experience, and personal goals. At HKA, we recognize the importance of matching employee goals with those of the employer. We strive to seek credibility, satisfaction, and endorsement from all of our applicants. We invite you to take time and search for your next career experience with us! HKA is an EEO Employer who participates in the US Citizenship and Immigration Services E-Verify Program.

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Todd Hughes

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