Fire Protection Engineer, Gigafactory Texas
Austin, TX 
Posted 11 days ago
Job Description
Fire Protection Engineer, Gigafactory Texas
Job CategoryConstruction & Facilities
LocationAUSTIN, Texas
Req. ID134791
Job TypeFull-time

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What to Expect

Tesla is seeking a Fire Protection Engineer at our Gigafactory in Austin, TX.

What You'll Do

  • Ensure the Fire Protection System is in compliance with all local & federal regulations and NFPA codes.
  • Maintain Fire System Network trouble and supervisory log with corrective actions.
  • Liaison with local Authority Having Justification (AHJ) such as: Local Fire Department.
  • Review Life Safety Drawings (AutoCAD, PDF, etc.).
  • Develop and maintain site Life Safety System (LSS) maintenance records, inspections reports and procedures, SAT.
  • Ensure the LSS System is in compliance with all local & federal regulations and NFPA codes.
  • Support LSS design, install and testing of new equipment.
  • Drive a level of quality that meets or exceeds acceptable industry standards for design, safety, and functionality
  • Support Fire and LSS design, install and testing of new equipment.
  • Assist in the commissioning of fire alarm, fire suppression, smoke control, and life safety systems
What You'll Bring

  • Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in fire protection engineering/technology, controls, electrical engineering or related engineering degree
  • 5+ years of experience and sufficient fire prevention knowledge and skills
  • Certified Fire Protection Specialist, preferred
  • Fire and Life Safety System Engineering experience Preferred Qualifications:
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Knowledge of root cause analysis techniques and risk analysis methods such as FMEA is a plus
  • Ability to troubleshoot issues with fire controls systems and life safety controls system is a plus
  • Ability to work in teams and collaborate effectively with people in different functions
  • Ability to take the initiative and drive for results
  • Strong time management skills that enable on-time project delivery
  • Ability to work effectively in an interrupt-driven, fast-paced and rapidly changing environment
  • Possess strong critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Demonstrated strong customer service orientation and ability to take ownership for issue resolution
  • Expert knowledge of fire protection systems
  • Ability to analyze existing systems and associated monitoring equipment to troubleshoot and resolve problems

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Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
5+ years
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