Fire Protection Engineer 5 - Aiken, SC in Aiken, SC at RCS Corporation

Date Posted: 1/16/2020

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    Aiken, SC
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Job Description

Job ID: #16899

RCS Corporation has an immediate need for a Fire Protection Engineer 5 located in Aiken, SC. This is a Direct Hire permanent position. 

Who We Are
RCS Corporation is a certified Woman Owned Small Business (WOSB) specializing in the recruitment of professionals for best-of-class companies throughout the United States.  Since 1994, RCS recruits top talent for direct hire, temp-to-perm and contract staffing positions and provides customized payroll services. Our Recruiting Specialties consist of all Engineering Disciplines, Project Management, Project Controls, Information Technology, Energy Efficiency and Business Professionals.

Job Summary:

Our Client is seeking a Fire Protection Engineer 5  to be based in our Aiken, SC; Oak Ridge, TN; or Richland, WA location. The Engineer is responsible for perform a variety of engineering assignments in planning and overseeing research, development, design, manufacture, test, installation, operation, and maintenance of diverse electronic/mechanical equipment and systems and generally as a member of a design, analysis or review team on more complex assignments or as a lead on less complex assignments.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Perform a range of design development, analysis or review tasks independently.
  • Responsible for complete designs, analyses, or design reviews.
  • Generate complete design specifications for more complex projects.
  • May provide training to less experienced engineers.
  • Coordinate and work closely with other engineering, logistics, financial, and program management disciplines to define system specifications and requirements.
  • Establish and maintain a filing system or databases as needed for tracking project status.
  • Develop, maintain and produce technical documentation and system/subsystem specifications.
  • Direct interface and liaison with customers at all levels from quotation to final design and test activities, design reviews and technical working group meetings to comply with requirements and specifications.
  • Conduct site visits, experimental investigations and analyze engineering problems, propose solutions and alternatives, and provide recommendations.
  • Verify and comply with engineering documentation standards and test procedures.
  • Prepare, deliver and submit technical papers and perform engineering studies.
  • Support development of technical proposal and provide comments on the technical content and level of effort of the proposed scope of work.
  • Additional Information:Qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test and background.
  • Relocation benefits are available for this position.

Minimum Position Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:

  • Must have obtained a Bachelor`s degree in Fire Protection Engineering from a 4 year accredited college or university.
  • A minimum of 10 years of job-related experience or equivalent.
  • Must be capable of applying Protection Engineering principles to problems ranging from simple code consulting to unique and complex technical problems.
  • Familiar with NFPA codes and standards, evaluation of fire protection programs and facilities.
  • Acquainted with development and implementation of fire protection programs, fire protection systems support including minor design modifications or recommendations.
  • Able to provide Fire Protection engineering project support ranging from small focused scope to large, multi-million dollar one of a kind projects.
  • Knowledgeable in computer modeling of fire, egress or other fire related or influenced phenomena.
  • Candidate must be eligible to obtain a DOE Q clearance and access to Commercial Nuclear Facilities.
  • Candidate must be able to travel on business as needed.
  • Due to the nature of work, candidate must be a US Citizen only. Dual Citizenship will not be accepted for this position. 

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Master's in Fire Protection
  • Familiar with preparation of written fire protection analyses.

RCS is an equal opportunity employer that prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type. RCS recruits, hires, and promotes for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, citizenship status, disability, military status, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex, genetic information or age. All terms and conditions of employment such as compensation, benefits, work assignment, availability of facilities and privileges of employment are administered on the same basis of equality.


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