Fire Protection Engineer

Oak Ridge, Tennessee
05 Oct 2016
08 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
ENERCON Services Inc., doing business for the Federal Government through our wholly owned subsidiary, ENERCON Federal Services (EFS), provides engineering and environmental services to many branches of the Federal Government. With extensive experience in engineering design, nuclear safety, decommissioning and environmental services, we are actively supporting large and small projects throughout the DOE complex. EFS also has current experience supporting operations and decommissioning efforts at US Army Corps of Engineers and National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) facilities.

We are currently seeking a senior-level Fire Protection Engineer to join the ENERCON team supporting Y-12 in Oak Ridge, TN for a full-time, long term opportunity. Position will be required to travel to the Pantex Plant in Texas regularly.

This position requires an ACTIVE DOE Q CLEARANCE . Inactive within 3 years is also acceptable.

Duties include :
• Work as a Fire Protection Engineer (FPE) with demonstrated FPE subject matter expertise with industrial and nuclear Fire Protection suppression, alarms and detection requirements.
• Provide technical direction and guidance in the development and implementation of the Fire Protection Program.
• As assigned, prepare building fire hazards analysis (FHA) for specific buildings and/or projects.
• Develop and effectively utilize sound engineering principles and capabilities in the conduct of appropriate fire modeling, fire water and fire flow calculations.
• Evaluate and develop cost-effective, safe alternative solutions and approaches in problem solving field issues in order to maintain compliance with codes and requirements consistent with safe practices and operations.
• Develop and implement effective fire protection designs for compliance with fire codes, standards, and regulations.
• Provide technical support/guidance to facility management and staff on all fire protection related issues including but not limited to installation, inspection, maintenance, and operations of fire protection systems and components.
• Conduct facility evaluations/assessments for compliance with procedures and fire protection codes and standards, identify deficiencies, recommend corrective actions and provide the necessary technical support to resolve issues.
• Assist in the identification of consistent fire system inspection and testing program that satisfies the intent of the National Fire Codes, and DOE requirements.
• Have a strong working knowledge of National Fire Protection Association Codes and regulatory requirements, as well as experience.
• Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements :
• B.S. Degree in fire protection engineer and 10 years experience
• An active DOE "Q" clearance is required (Inactive within 3 years is also acceptable)
• A thorough understanding of and demonstrated previous application of the National Fire Protection Association codes, familiarity with the National Electrical Safety Code (NESC) and other similar national consensus standards
• A thorough understanding of Fire Protection requirements compliant in DOE Orders (e.g. 420 series and DOE-STD-1066-2012)
• PE preferred but not required

ENERCON Services, Inc. is a 32-year old, engineering and technical services consulting company, providing premier services to companies in the energy, utility, and industrial verticals, as well as to governmental agencies across the US and Internationally. ENERCON is fully owned by our employees, and offers excellent benefits and career opportunities. To learn more about ENERCON, visit us at

ENERCON does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.