AE Life Safety Engineer

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AMTS is currently looking for a Life Safety Engineer to join our team. This position will provide opportunities for delivery of complex packages in coordination with engineers and design leads. This position will interface directly with client counterparts in the design of their facilities.

Roles and Responsibilities:

The Life Safety Engineer is responsible for supporting Design and Construction to ensure that our Fire Alarm (FAS), Fire Protection systems (FPS), Toxic Gas Monitoring Systems (TGMS) meet code and industry best known practices.

  • The Life Safety Engineer is responsible for supporting Design and Construction to ensure that our  Fire Alarm (FAS), Fire Protection systems (FPS), Toxic Gas Monitoring Systems (TGMS) meet code  and industry best known practices. 
  • Evaluate client needs based on Processes and Equipment (Tools). 
  • Specify and design life safety systems associated with process systems, including Ultra High  Purity gas and chemical distribution systems, Ultrapure Water Generation and Wastewater  Treatment. 
  • Assist in developing tool and Hazardous Process Material (HPM) room layout concepts to  support client process and workflow needs and safe chemical and gas handling.
  • Should be familiar with AutoCAD and Revit MEP to coordinate with architects and  engineers. From those 3D BIM models you will design fire alarm, smoke and leak  detection, and intrusion detection systems, and more.
  • Provide life safety system designs that quantify and validate adequate abatement and effluent  treatment for air, liquid, or solid waste streams. 
  • Document technical decisions and data during fast paced technical meetings and communicate  needs to other team members or disciplines. 
  • Action and results oriented. Succinct and data driven verbal and written communication is a  must. 
  • Develop environmental, health and safety plans for Cleanrooms, Labs, and hazardous process  materials storage and dispensing. 
  • Using the various applicable Life Safety & Fire codes as well as industry standards you will  provide calculations; equipment size and quantities; equipment and construction specifications;  network diagrams and addressing; and various construction deliverables in both 2D and 3D  platforms for a constructable design.  
  • Computer Skills required: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, SharePoint, Teams, Bluebeam. Must  be proficient in Excel including EXCEL analytical requirements like graphs, trends and writing Excel  equations to analyze or merge data. Microsoft Teams is the main tool for internal  communication; familiarity is plus. 
  • US Citizenship or permanent residency required.  
  • Travel may be required

Position Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Sciences which provide ability to attain PE licensure  Professional Engineering (PE) License 
  • Knowledge & application of Codes and Standards, as they pertain to Life Safety o NFPA 1 Fire Code: NFPA 70 (NEC) and electrical design requirements / NFPA 72 Fire Alarm and Signaling Code: NFPA 101 Life Safety Code, NFPA 400 Hazardous Materials Code, ICC (e.g. IBC and IFC)
  • Knowledge of Life Safety systems and manufacturer’s equipment including VESDA systems and MIDAS 
  • Design experience with Fire Alarming, VESDA systems, CCTV, HPM, TGM, and Leak Detection
  • Knowledge of design and construction specifications  

Additional Experience (a plus)  

  • Master’s degree  
  • Working knowledge of 3D BIM software (Revit)  
  • NICET Certification 
  • 10 years of life safety design in semiconductor or datacenters  
  • Experience leading a team of design staff  
  • Start-up and Commissioning of Life safety systems 
  • Experience estimating and scheduling mid to large scale projects  
  • Other Certification:  ASP/CSP – Associate or Certified Safety Professional / CFPS – Cert. Fire Protection Specialist

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