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TitleFire Protection Engineering Discipline Lead
Position Number38713
CompanyHanford Mission Integration So
City/StateRichland, WA

Job Duties/Scope Of Work
Hanford Mission Integration Solutions (HMIS) is the prime contractor overseeing the Hanford Mission Essential Services Contract at the DOE Hanford Site located in Southeast Washington State.

We have some of the most challenging work in the world. HMIS consists of several organizations responsible for many of the cross-cutting activities associated with Hanford cleanup. HIMS also oversees security, site infrastructure and utilities, information management, fire services, and business management.

The HMIS Fire Protection Engineering organization is responsible for providing resources for fire systems maintenance (across multiple contractors), configuration management of HMIS fire-related systems, and support for the identification and implementation of fire protection design requirements into new and existing infrastructure upgrade projects. The organization incudes Fire Protection Engineers that are focused on providing responsive, qualified engineering and compliance-oriented services to all aspects of HMIS' engineering work scope.

At present we are looking to fill the role of Discipline Lead for Fire Protection Engineering.

Essential job duties of this position include:
* Completing the HMIS Fire Protection Engineer (FPE) and Engineering Discipline Lead qualifications in a timely manner after start of position.
* Developing fire protection functional requirements and design criteria for new design projects or modifications of existing facilities/systems in accordance with applicable HMIS Prime Contract requirements.
* Preparing Fire Hazard Analyses and Facility Fire Protection Assessments, as assigned.
* Developing, reviewing, and approving plans, drawings and specifications of fire protection features for new or modified designs. This also includes engineering change requests, calculations, Statements of Work (SOW) and other engineering or technical documentation.
* Reviewing and approving procedures and test results for acceptance testing and commissioning of fire protection features.
* Providing input on routine interpretation of fire protection codes and standards.
* Providing technical support for inspection, testing, and maintenance of fire systems across multiple Hanford Site contractors.
* Providing input on the development and issuance of fire system deactivations.
* Ensuring that compliance with applicable fire protection program and design requirements is established and maintained.
* Interfacing with other internal and external organizations to ensure that fire protection system design solutions are communicated and implemented in accordance with approved design media.
* Completing qualifications as a Deputy Fire Marshal for the performance of compliance and oversight tasks as delegated by the Hanford Fire Marshal (in the role of the delegated Authority Having Jurisdiction [AHJ]).

Basic Qualifications
* Bachelor of Science (BS) Degree in Electrical, Mechanical, Fire Protection or other relevant Engineering discipline.
* Current Professional Engineering License in Washington State (Fire Protection endorsement preferred but others will be considered acceptable).
* Minimum of 10 years of engineering experience, with at least 3 of the 10 years overseeing diverse fire protection engineering work.
* In depth knowledge and understanding of the application of NFPA codes and standards associated with fire detection, alarm and suppression systems, fire barriers, and life safety, and (2) the DOE Order (DOE O 420.1C) and Standard (DOE-STD-1066-2016) related to fire protection for DOE Complex Sites.
* Ability to present complex information in a clear and concise manner (both written and verbal).

This job posting will remain open until these positions have been filled. Applicant resumes will be reviewed every week, as needed.

Desired Qualifications
* Advanced Engineering or Engineering Management degree.
* Prior participation on NFPA codes and standards development committees.
* Prior Hanford Site or Government experience performing as a Fire Protection Engineer and/or Deputy Fire Marshal.
* NICET Certification(s).
* Working knowledge of DOE Order (DOE O 420.1C) and Standard (DOE-STD-1066-2016) related to fire protection for DOE Complex Sites.

Compensation & Benefits
Grade 20: $126,025 - $158,875
Grade 21: $138,700 - $174,900

Relocation may be authorized.

HMIS offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical/dental/vision, short-and long-term disability, life insurance, 401(k) with employer match, and paid time off. For a full list of benefits please visit our benefits website:

In accordance with the HMIS salary determination process, offers will be made by taking into consideration the level of assigned job duties, responsibilities, and the candidate's qualifications relative to internal peers and the external labor market. A candidate's salary history will not be used in compensation decisions. The salary range listed represents the full range of salary that may be offered.

HMIS is an EEOE/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/VEVRAA Federal Contractor

Relocation Funding ProvidedYes
U.S. Citizenship RequiredYes
Clearance RequiredNo
Job ClassificationExempt
Shift Work RequiredYes


Equal Opportunity Clause

This contractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR ยงยง 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.

HMIS is a veteran-friendly, VEVRAA Federal Contractor

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