Current Openings

Fire Protection Designer/Engineer

Join our team at Genesis, where we have the privilege of contributing to worldwide health through the design and construction of facilities where science is conducted and life-saving drugs are manufactured. This is a tremendous opportunity for a dedicated individual who wants to contribute to our client’s success, as well as our impressive growth.

Genesis is dedicated to supporting professional development in a welcoming work environment. Our collaborative culture ensures that our clients benefit from top-tier work across our entire range of professional offerings.

We offer:

  • A dynamic work environment for those who enjoy tackling a good challenge
  • A culture of collaboration, by design
  • A team environment that supports diverse backgrounds and perspectives
  • Leadership opportunities for rising stars
  • A continuing education reimbursement program and reward for obtaining your professional license
  • Very competitive salaries

What You Will Do:

As Fire Protect Designer, you will prepare project deliverables and contract documents, including: calculations, drawings and specifications. You will survey existing fire protections systems and examine field conditions, as required to support the development and completion of projects. A typical day includes:

  • Reviewing project scope and obtaining deliverables and due dates
  • Code reviews, including NFPA, Insurance Carrier, client standards and others
  • Determining required fire suppression system and criteria
  • Surveying existing fire suppression systems
  • Preparing contract documents (laying out sprinkler heads/piping, details, schedules and specifications)
  • Construction administration (Answering RFIs, review of shop drawings)
  • Attending job meetings

Minimum Qualifications:

Successful candidates will have in-depth knowledge of general building construction for fire protection systems, as well as complete knowledge regarding interpretation of code compliance requirements and industry standard for fire protections. Minimum qualifications include:

  • 2-3 years of experience designing and engineering fire protection systems in the Pharmaceutical, Biotech, and Healthcare industries with additional knowledge of specialty fire suppression systems
  • Working knowledge of NFPA codes and insurance carrier standards
  • Knowledge of fire protection computer based software
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure, prioritize multiple projects and adjust work against tight deadlines

Preferred Qualifications:

  • BS/BA Degree in Mechanical or Fire Protection Engineering, or other related discipline
  • Proficiency in current versions of AutoCAD and REVIT

Life at Genesis:

At Genesis, we believe that hard work and achievement are integral to a balanced and rewarding life. As our single most valuable asset, we make sure our employees know that we appreciate them. At Genesis, you will find people from many different backgrounds and with very different interests all working together to achieve a common goal.