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Fire Protection Engineer- Expert (EXPAT)

Kelly Services
Houston, TX 77007
Job Title: **Fire Protection Engineer- Expert (** EXPAT ASSIGNMENT OVERSEAS **)**


**Summary:**


Kelly Engineering is seeking a **Fire Protection Engineer (EXPAT)** to join one of the biggest Oil & Gas & Energy companies in the world, and be apart of their world class Fire Protection Department.


This department provides end-to-end fire protection services to all personnel, assets and locations associated with the Company. Their Mission is to Save Lives and Protect Assets. They has more than 1900 personnel, compromising more than 50-station fire service and units of specialized engineers who support the company's projects and operations, as well as their own emergency response teams. Our Fire Protection Engineers play a pivotal role in maintaining and further evolving corporate safety and fire protection mechanisms across the breadth of the company's interests.


The **Fire Protection Engineers** will be expected to play a lead role in review of engineering design packages of active fire protection systems for Company projects, ranging from plants (e.g., refineries, bulk plants, and GOSPs) to commercial spaces like their World Class Major Projects to massive residential expansion community projects. The projects also involve on-shore and off-shore facilities, both new and existing, and can require representation by Fire Protection Dept from design basis through development to execution, commissioning and acceptance testing.


Working within our Fire Protection Engineering Unit, our Fire Protection Engineers are industry experts in their field, possessing a depth of experience across the spectrum of fire protection and fire systems engineering and deploying this to provide proactive specialist advice and support for fire detection and fire protection systems installed in all company facilities. They serve on technical committees for corporate and international standards, recommending changes that improve safety in our core business area.


As technical experts, Fire Protection Engineers are paramount in providing engineering and specialist advice for issues related to deficient fire protection systems.


**Key Responsibilities:**


+ Plans schedule and provides work direction for preparation or correction of designs, processes, reports, correspondence and data to ensure efficiency and conformance to overall objectives of all phases of complex engineering projects and problems.

+ Reviews engineering design packages of fire detection and protection systems for new facilities and for modification projects within the company, as the company fire protection representative.

+ Provides expert technical advice and consultation, upon request by FrPD Operational Divisions or other company organizations, for issues related to troubleshooting fire detection and fire protection systems.

+ Participates and provide assistance to the project design and construction team during development, execution, commissioning, and acceptance testing phases of company's mega projects.

+ Leads reviews of technical specification packages for procurement or replacement of fixed fire detection and protection systems.

+ Provides engineering and technical assistance and support for Fixed Fire Systems and Inspection Groups in FrPD divisions on various fire detection protection systems used in company's facilities.

+ Conducts Quality Assurance Reviews of FrPD Fixed Fire Systems and Inspection Groups.

+ Works with, or lead the Material Standardization Team (MST) for material selection related to fire protection equipment, systems, and spare parts.

+ Participates in reviews of FrPD and corporate standards, internal policies, and other governing documents.

+ Performs technical research and evaluations of new products, technologies, and firefighting procedures.

+ Supports the FrPD Emergency Command Center, as needed.

+ Develops training programs for design, inspection and testing of fixed fire protection system for FrPD personnel.

+ Participates in fire investigations for fire incidents.

+ Participates in the testing and commissioning of various fire protection system installations.

+ Support Fire Hazard Risk Assessments to determine the required fire protection emergency response requirements.


**Minimum Requirements:**


+ Candidates must hold Bachelors Degree in either Mechanical, Electrical, Chemical or Fire Protection Engineering , or closely related subject that is acceptable.

+ Masters Degree is advantageous, as is status as a Certified Fire Protection Specialist ( **CFPS** ) OR ( **SFPE** ).

+ Excellent command of technical engineering with an ability to analyze complicated challenges and develop safe and cost-effective solutions **.**

+ **A depth of experience in fire protection engineering, ideally with specialization in one or more of the following areas: fixed fire systems (e.g., water and/or foam monitors and spray systems); sprinkler systems; fire alarm and detection systems; fire pumps; or fire water distribution networks.**

+ **Preferably in excess of 10 years of progressive experience as a registered fire protection engineer, ideally gained in the oil and gas industry. Related industries, and those of comparably complex nature, are also beneficial.**

+ Experience as the lead fire protection engineer on large and complex projects, specifically experience related to the development, execution, commissioning and acceptance testing phases.

+ A sound working knowledge of fire and industry safety engineering, standards and codes under the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), International Code Council (ICC) and, ideally, American Petroleum Industry (API).

+ Sound knowledge of engineering practices and economic principles, calculation methods and design details under North American standards.

+ Demonstrable, deep expertise relating reviews of technical design packages to fire systems and equipment, with associated problem-solving skills for the inevitable on-site modifications.

+ Extensive technical knowledge and expertise in fixed and semi-fixed fire protection and fire alarm systems.


**Why Kelly** **** **?**


Your engineering skills are in demand, but how do you find the right fit? Easy. With Kelly Engineering, our experts connect you with leading organizations where you can learn and grow, collaborate on innovative projects, and keep your skills sharp with top technology. Whether you prefer the variety and flexibility of short-term projects, or are looking for something more long-term, were here every step of the way to find your dream engineering job.


**About Kelly** ****


At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.


Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.
Posted: 2022-04-29 Expires: 2022-05-30

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