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Fire Protection Specialist

  1. Cities & development
  2. Ottawa
R-111276

Fire Protection Specialist

Are you looking for a company that works on major engineering projects all over the world? Do you want to make a difference by improving the daily lives of communities worldwide? Are you seeking to join an inclusive and diverse team that you can truly count on? You’ve come to the right place!

Come join us in reshaping the future with AtkinsRéalis. AtkinsRéalis is dedicated in engineering a better future for our planet and its people.

We are currently seeking a motivated and detail-oriented individual to join our team as an Entry-Level Fire Protection Engineering Specialist. This position offers an exciting opportunity for recent graduates or individuals with limited experience to kickstart their career in the dynamic field of fire protection engineering. As part of our collaborative team, you will have the chance to work on diverse projects, gain hands-on experience, and contribute to the development of cutting-edge fire protection solutions.

Location – Ottawa, ON

Your role within the team:

  • Assist senior fire protection specialists in the design, analysis, and evaluation of fire protection systems for various projects.
  • Conduct research and gather data related to fire protection codes, standards, and regulations applicable to project requirements.
  • Perform system calculations and simulations to assess fire hazards, predict fire behavior, and optimize fire protection strategies.
  • Support the preparation of technical reports, drawings, and specifications for fire protection system designs.
  • Collaborate with multidisciplinary teams to integrate fire protection measures into overall project designs.
  • Participate in site visits, inspections, and meetings with clients to understand project needs and address technical inquiries.
  • Stay updated on advancements in fire protection technology, industry trends, and best practices.

Why choose AtkinsRéalis as an employer?

Because we offer:

  • The opportunity to work on various major projects for internal and external clients.
  • An exciting environment where work-life balance is important.
  • A wide array of learning and development opportunities.
  • Competitive pay, flexible benefits, an employee share plan, and a defined contribution pension plan.
  • A work environment focused on health and safety.

The ideal candidate:

  • Bachelor's degree in Civil, Mechanical, or Electrical Engineering or a diploma in Fire Protection Engineering Technology.
  • Knowledge of fundamental principles of fire protection engineering, including fire dynamics, suppression systems, and detection methods.
  • Familiarity with relevant codes and standards such as NFPA, ULC, and national model building codes.
  • Proficiency in computer-aided design (CAD) software and engineering analysis tools.
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail with the ability to solve complex problems.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, with the ability to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Prior internship or co-op experience in fire protection engineering is desirable but not required.
  • Eligibility to obtain professional engineering licensure or certification is a plus.
  • Valid driver's licence.
  • Security Clearance requirements will apply.

Are you up for this challenge? Apply today and join our team to help engineer a Better Future for our Planet and its People.

About AtkinsRéalis  

Created by the integration of long-standing organizations dating back to 1911, AtkinsRéalis is a world-leading professional services and project management company dedicated to engineering a better future for our planet and its people. We create sustainable solutions that connect people, data and technology to transform the world's infrastructure and energy systems. We deploy global capabilities locally to our clients and deliver unique end-to-end services across the whole life cycle of an asset including consulting, advisory & environmental services, intelligent networks & cybersecurity, design & engineering, procurement, project & construction management, operations & maintenance, decommissioning and capital. The breadth and depth of our capabilities are delivered to clients in key strategic sectors such as Engineering Services, Nuclear, Operations & Maintenance and Capital.

At AtkinsRéalis, we seek to hire individuals with diverse characteristics, backgrounds and perspectives. We strongly believe that world-class talent makes no distinctions based on gender, ethnic or national origin, sexual identity and orientation, age, religion or disability, but enriches itself through these differences. 
 

AtkinsRéalis cares about your privacy. AtkinsRéalis and other subsidiary or affiliated companies of AtkinsRéalis (referred to throughout as “AtkinsRéalis”) are committed to protecting your privacy. Please consult our Privacy Notice   on our Careers site to know more about how we collect, use and transfer your Personal Data.
 

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