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  • Job reference: RMS0106580

Fire Protection Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Darlington
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 19/03/2012
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The Company:
Our Client is a focused supplier of high-value consultancy, engineering and project management services to the world’s energy, power and process industries. They have annual revenues of over £2.3 billion, they design, deliver and maintain strategic and complex assets for its customers. Our client employs approximately 22,000 people in more than 30 countries globally.

The Role:
• To provide Fire Protection engineering expertise within a Technical SHE Section for multidiscipline teams involved in oil, gas, petrochemical, power generation and carbon capture and storage (CCS) design projects.
• The key responsibilities of this role include, but are not limited to:
 Accountable for delivering discrete activities on a project to cost, schedule and quality criteria.
 Be the designated focal point for Fire Protection Acvitities whilst working under and providing expert advice to the Lead Technical SHE Engineer.
 Generate Fire Protection deliverables commensurate with UK Legislation and the requirements of NFPA and related standards, as applicable.
• Specifically carry out fire protection engineering activities in support of the Loss Prevention and Design SHE plan during all lifecycle phases including, but not limited to:
 Generate a list of applicable Fire Design standards that are to be used on a project
 Develop Fire Protection Philosophy for project.
 Undertake Firewater Demand Calculations, including fire and jockey pump size, fire water backup storage, water curtains, foam systems etc.
 Execute Fire System Hydraulic Calculations using PIPENET software
 Produce Fire System Layout Drawings
 Support production of Fire Supply and Distribution P&IDs
 Support development of company Fire Protection procedures

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• B.Eng (Hons) or an appropriate engineering qualification. Appropriate Fire Protection Engineering qualification would be desirable.
• Member of an Engineering Institution. Chartered status would be desirable.
• Engineering experience in the onshore oil and gas, chemical, petrochemical, renewables, power or nuclear sectors.
• Experience with Statutory / Regulatory requirements for onshore projects.
• Knowledge of NFPA and related Fire Protection standards
• Customer focused individual with experience of interfacing with clients.
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