Sr. Fire Protection Professional

at GHD
Location Farmington Hills, MI
Date Posted November 5, 2019
Category Default
Job Type Full-time


Working with the Fire
Protection group, this position offers good variety of work and will see you
involved in:

  • Design
    and consult on Fire Alarm Systems, Fire Protection Systems, Building/Fire
    Code & Standards and Fire Protection and Life Safety both in the
    office and in the field for industrial, commercial, institutional and
    federal facilities
  • Design
    fire protection systems including: water based fire pumps, tanks,
    distribution/hydrants, sprinkler, water spray, standpipe and special
    hazard systems
  • Consult
    with architects, engineers and other clients on building/fire code &
    standards consulting
  • Identify
    various hazards, mitigation techniques and recommended solutions,
    materials, and equipment on Fire Protection/Life Safety consulting
  • Active
    Involvement in the codes and standards development process within the Fire
    Protection industry
  • Identify
    and support business development, client expansion and proposal
    development activities for our Fire Protection/Life Safety business

What you will bring to the

  • NICET Level III or IV in Fire Alarm or Fire
    Suppression or Licensed FPE
  • 15+ years of experience in the evaluation/design of fire
    alarm systems, fire protection systems or building and fire code consultation
  • Bachelor’s degree in Fire Protection Engineering or
    related degree, preferred
  • Experience in developing contract documents for a wide
    variety of fire alarm and suppression systems (including special suppression
  • Proven excellence at all stages of the project
    life-cycle, from preparing bids to feasibility studies, detailed design and
    data analysis, and stakeholder management
  • Demonstrated professional judgement and commercial
    acumen, including identifying, assessing, evaluating and solving problems to
    brief and budget
  • Robust written and verbal skills, with the ability to
    communicate complex issues concisely

Our commitment to you

gender balance, diversity and acceptance of flexible working is central to the
way GHD does business. We offer a professional, friendly and inclusive culture
based on our core values of Safety, Teamwork, Respect and Integrity.

addition to a competitive salary, GHD provides attractive career options
including professional development via our GHD Business School, additional
leave, and family-friendly flexible work arrangements.

Why GHD?
a part of a high functioning team, where everything we do is inspired by a
level of passion and professional pride that comes from being employee owned.
This ownership is what sets us apart and means our people enjoy an unrivalled
amount of autonomy in their roles. It helps drive our passion and
accountability in how we serve our clients, deliver projects, and pursue new

 So, do you have what it takes: passion,
collaboration, imagination and values that match our own?

About GHD
As one of the world’s
leading professional services companies, GHD delivers iconic projects that
shape our landscapes, support our communities and set the path of our
collective future. To do this, we actively seek and nurture the very best
people in their respective fields to join our team of over 10,000 professionals
operating in the markets of water, energy and resources, environment, property
and buildings, and transportation.

In return, we offer
remarkable career shaping opportunities to extend your skills and gain global


submit your cover letter and resume via the link above.

a multicultural organization, we encourage individual achievement and recognize
the strength of a diverse workforce. GHD is an equal opportunity employer. We
provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and
applicants without regard to race, creed, religion, national origin,
citizenship, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability,
marital status or veteran status.


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