Fire-Prevention & Protection Engineer Job Description

Sample Fire-Prevention & Protection Engineer Job Description are given below for any company’s health and safety department. It is very useful for Safety & Fire Protection System. Job description of relevant field engineer are given below.

Fire-Prevention & Protection Engineer Job Description

JOB DESCRIPTION: 

Summary
Fire Protection Engineer performs duties related to advising on, administering, supervising or performing research or other professional and scientific work in the investigation or development of fire protection projects. Assignments may include design, construction, inspection, testing, operation, maintenance of firefighting or fire protection apparatus, appliances, devices and systems, or the testing of fire resistant materials.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Arch Eng.

Qualification

  • Airport and Railway projects requirement experience & background.
  • Not less than 10 years graduation experience or 5 years gulf experience in the same field.
  • Well known of codes and standard specially Saudi Building Codes, IBC, and NFPA
  • Fire and Life Safety Specialist
  • Building Construction Background

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for design, review, and creating methods to prevent or extinguish fires.
  • Suggest ways to minimize dangers.
  • Devises best ways to escape from fire in buildings.
  • Site construction supervision & material approval
  • Identify potential fire hazards in buildings, such as water supplies, exit locations, and construction materials.
  • Inspects buildings to determine fire hazards.
  • Create methods dealing with fire prevention.
  • Plan changes in older buildings to make them safer.
  • Keep municipal properties safe from fire.
  • Study dangerous processes or materials and create safety measures for handling them for the following subjects:
  • Occupancy classification
  • Hazard of contents
  • Features of fire protection
  • Construction Type
  • Compartmentation and external fire spread
  • Fire services access
  • Means of egress
  • Evacuation Strategy
  • Level of Exit Discharge (LED)
  • Occupancy Load & Exit Capacity
  • Number and location of exits
  • Exit Passageways
  • Exit Discharge
  • Travel distance
  • Door Widths
  • Accessibility
  • Elevators & Escalators
  • Illumination of means of egress and emergency lighting

Qualification

  • Airport and Railway projects requirement experience & background.
  • Not less than 8 years graduation experience or 5 years gulf experience in the same field.
  • Well known of codes and standard specially GCC and NFPA for the following subjects:
  • Fire sprinkler system
  • Gas Suppression system
  • Standpipes
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Emergency Ventilation System
  • Heating, ventilation and air-conditioning equipment.
  • Emergency systems
  • Flowing Smoke Layer Depth under the Ceiling
  • Smoke Analysis in Main Station Building Using CFD Model
  • Smoke Extract Rate in Retail.
  • Floor & Room Occupancy Calculations.

Responsibilities

  • Design and design review of all Fire & Safety Systems as mentioned above in the qualification criteria.
  • Co-ordinate with the architectural and electrical facilities included in the fire & safety system
  • Promoting fire safety and enforcing fire safety standards
  • Design and design of fire safety equipment.
  • Design fire extinguishing devices.
  • Site construction supervision & material approval
  • To participate in implementing fire prevention and fire loss reduction strategies
  • Assessing situations quickly and deciding on the best course of action
  • Assist in preparation and maintenance of fire & safety plan
  • Advice best practice safety standards to building design and management professionals.
  • Advocate the use of fire monitoring, detection and early warning systems.
  • Promote and encourage compliance with fire detection regulations.
  • Carrying out simulation for smoke extraction.
  • Prepare code compliance.

Qualification

  • Airport and Railway projects requirement experience & background.
  • Not less than 8 years graduation experience or 5 years gulf experience in the same field.
  • Well known of codes and standard specially GCC and NFPA for the following subjects:
  • Fire Alarm and Detection System.
  • Public address and evacuation system.
  • Access door system.

Responsibilities

  • Design and design review and install fire detection equipment.
  • Design fire alarm devices.
  • Site construction supervision & material approval

Best Regards,

Eng’r. Ayan Ali                                             Eng’r. Raja Ali     
Manager of Engineering Dept                  Deputy Head of Electrical Department

 

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