Job Posting: Morrison Hershfield

March 27, 2018 by  
Filed under Current Job Postings

  • Job Title: Fire Protections Systems Engineer
  • Pos. Type: Regular Full-Time
  • Job Location: Suite 300, 125 Commerce Valley Drive West, Markham, ON

Overview

Morrison Hershfield Limited is looking for a Senior Fire Protection Engineer/Specialist for our Markham office. This role will be focused on delivering fire protection systems projects for internal and external clients, including fire alarm, sprinkler, standpipe, and special suppression systems. The position will involve the application fire and life safety and engineering principles to fire protection systems design projects as well as the assessment of existing fire protection systems. An engineering license is required. The position requires the ability to design fire protection systems, assess conditions of existing systems, analyze performance and Code conformance, prepare written reports and cost estimates, undertake site review and verification of systems, and advise clients on recommended fire protection system features. The successful candidate will work in a team environment, working closely with clients and acting as a technical mentor internal to MH as well as to build MH’s reputation in the design and construction industry. The position will also involve project management, liaising with authorities having jurisdiction, and sales and marketing to further grow the fire protection systems service line in the local market.

Morrison Hershfield is committed to having an inclusive and diverse workforce, with recruitment free of discrimination, ensuring all candidates are given a fair opportunity for employment. We are committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities.

Responsibilities

  • Apply fire and life safety principles to fire protection system design projects, as well as the assessment of existing fire protection systems
  • Prepare technical reports
  • Design fire protection systems including suppression and detection and other related systems
  • Participate in design reviews, shop drawings reviews, construction site visits and verifications for various fire protection systems
  • Conduct site audits of fire protection systems performance, as-built conditions, and Code conformance
  • Review contract documents, including drawings and specifications for Code conformance
  • Coordinate project teams including fire protection technical resources, contractors and other technical disciplines for successful project delivery
  • Investigate, advise, and solve unusual design problems
  • Identify project opportunities and prepare project proposals
  • Manage projects and be primary client contact

Qualifications

  • Degree in Engineering or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • P.Eng. license or eligibility to be licensed is required
  • Minimum 10 years of fire protection design
  • Ability to conduct business development (sales experience is required)
  • Strong technical skills and strong knowledge of fire protection systems design and construction
  • Demonstrated ability to manage a systems project and communicate with clients, authorities and contractors
  • Ability to work in a team environment and mentor other staff

Job Posting: Morrison Hershfield

March 27, 2018 by  
Filed under Current Job Postings

  • Job Title: Fire Protections Engineer
  • Pos. Type: Regular Full-Time
  • Job Location: 2440 Don Reid Drive, Ottawa, ON, K1H 1E1

Overview

Morrison Hershfield Limited is looking for a Fire Protection Consultant in our Ottawa office. This role will be focused on the delivery of various fire protection projects, including fire and smoke modelling, evacuation modelling, alternative solutions and engineering judgments. This role will also apply Codes and Standards to support Code Consulting and Fire Protection System design projects. The position will involve the application of fundamental principles of fire dynamics, behaviour of materials in fire, and human behaviour in fire. An understanding of design and construction, passion to continue to learn and excellent communication skills are required. The successful candidate will work in a team environment, working closely with both junior and senior staff to deliver projects, and will have the opportunity to deal directly with clients for proposals and delivery of projects.

Morrison Hershfield is committed to having an inclusive and diverse workforce, with recruitment free of discrimination, ensuring all candidates are given a fair opportunity for employment. We are committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities.

Responsibilities

  • Apply fundamental fire protection principles to support investigation, design and construction projects
  • Support internal and external clients by advising on application of Codes and standards
  • Conduct site visits to gather data on existing conditions and review construction
  • Prepare reports and other technical communication
  • Work with project teams including other staff, other technical disciplines and contractors for successful project delivery
  • Assist in the preparation of project proposals and liaise with clients
  • Contribute to the Code and Life Safety team with a positive proactive approach

Qualifications

  • Degree in Engineering – Fire Protection preferred but other disciplines with relevant experience also considered
  • Minimum 4 years of relevant experience, consulting experience preferred
  • P.Eng. designation or eligibility for registration with the PEO as P.Eng.
  • Demonstrated ability to use fire and smoke modelling software
  • Ability to grow in technical, communication and business skills Knowledge of Canadian Building and Fire Codes and related standards
  • Experience in project management is an asset but not required

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