Fire Protection Engineer
Henderson Engineers, Inc. - Kansas City, MO

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Founded in 1970, Henderson Engineers, Inc. offers mechanical, electrical and plumbing design services on a regional and national basis. Headquartered in Lenexa, KS, HEI is licensed in all 50 states with branch offices in Houston, Dallas, Phoenix, Tampa, Las Vegas, New York Metro, Bentonville, AR and Manhattan, KS. With over 400 employees, over 100 licensed engineers, and over 100 LEED accredited professionals, HEI is able to offer the quality and efficiency expected from our clients.

HEI designs systems for various facilities including retail, restaurant, healthcare, educational, corporate, governmental, hospitality, religious and industrial. Check out the "Portfolio" on our website to see a virtual tour of our past and present projects.

As a multi-discipline engineering firm, our core engineering services are supplemented with the following specialty divisions to allow our clients multiple design services from one prime source:

· Fire Dynamics (fire protection engineering services and code consulting)

· Impact Illumination (award-winning architectural lighting design)

· Collective Tech (low voltage solutions including data, AV & security)

· Outcome Cx (fundamental, enhanced, retro and continual commissioning services)

We are currently seeking a mid-level Fire Protection Engineer for the Fire Dynamics Specialty Division in our headquarters based office in suburban Kansas City . Excellent opportunity to provide guidance, mentoring and leadership to the growing Fire Protection Team in the areas of Fire Protection design and code consulting on a variety of projects for a broad range of clients. Specific position responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

· Technical design on assigned projects

· Assist in the production of construction documents (drawings and specifications) for new buildings, and for renovations and additions to existing facilities

· Create and maintain project schedules and coordinate project designs with other disciplines

· Train, develop and mentor fire protection engineering staff

· Build and maintain positive client relationships

Position Requirements

Our ideal candidate will have a degree in Architectural, Mechanical or Fire Protection Engineering and at least 4 years of related professional Fire Protection Engineering experience. Professional Registration as a Fire Protection Engineer is strongly preferred. The ideal candidate will also demonstrate success in the following skills and abilities:

· Knowledge of building codes, fire codes and NFPA standards

· Current or previous experience in fire alarm and fire sprinkler design in retail, commercial, mercantile or related markets

· Knowledge of fire modeling and fire sprinkler hydraulic calculations

· Superior verbal and written communication skills

· Highly proficient in the use of AutoCAD and Revit

· Ability to meet fast-paced deadlines while maintaining quality design

· Self-starter with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously

HEI’s success is a direct result of quality individuals working together toward one common goal – long-standing client relationships. To this end, HEI is committed to the support and growth of our employees by providing several key benefits which include:

· Competitive compensation and high bonus potential

· 401(k) with industry-leading match and generous profit sharing

· Casual attire workplace

· Flexible hours

· Family-friendly working environment

· Company-sponsored activities for employees and their families

· Diverse portfolio of exciting and innovative design projects

· Tremendous opportunities for professional growth and advancement

· Commitment to sustainable design

2006, 2007, 2009, 2010 Finalist “Best Places to Work" – Kansas City Business Journal

2009, 2010 “Champion of Business” – Kansas City Business Journal

Named a “Fastest Growing Company” in Kansas City for 15 Consecutive Years – Ingram’s Magazine

HEI is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer – M/F/V/D