Graduate Fire Life Safety Consultant
Concord, CA 
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Job Description

Join a global professional services leader. We are committed to solving the world's biggest challenges in the areas of Built Environment, Water, Energy and Transportation.

GHD has an opportunity for Entry Level Consultants with Bachelor's Degree in Engineering (Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or Fire Protection Engineering), Construction Management or Architecture, within our US West Fire Life Safety (FLS) Business Group in one of GHD's offices in California.

The position will support a wide variety of projects by providing fire protection and life safety consulting, system design and field work. The candidates should be interested in developing innovative and concise solutions, use research-based approaches, and apply multidisciplinary knowledge to reduce fire risks to people and properties. GHD FLS Group supports Future Communities by assisting in providing services for Healthcare, Higher Education, Transportation, Research and Development, Renewable & Future Energy, Federal, Residential and Commercial projects.

GHD's experienced professionals are committed to support personal growth, mentor and assist with career planning and development. GHD is an employee-owned, international, multi-discipline technical professional services firm, which allows for the pursue of many career paths and international experiences.

Responsibilities may include:

  • Fire Life Safety Consulting to End-users, Architects/Engineers (A/E) Firms, and Governmental Agencies
  • Design Documents for Fire Protection, Fire Alarm and Special Suppression Systems.
  • Preparing Building/Fire and Life Safety Code Analysis/Reports
  • Fire and Egress Computer Modeling and Analysis
  • Design, Testing, and Commissioning of Smoke Control Systems
  • Developing Engineering Judgements and Performance Based Design Approaches
  • Evaluation of Existing Building Fire Protection and Life Safety Systems
  • Client Relations/Communications
  • Presentations to Stakeholders
  • Team Collaboration

The Ideal candidate will have the following skills:

  • Desire to Learn and Grow Professionally
  • Public Safety Oriented
  • Excellent Communication Skills
  • Solution Driven
  • Highly motivated and Business/Client Focused
  • Excellent People Skills and Teamwork
  • Ability to Perform Field Work/Site Survey

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering (Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or Fire Protection Engineering), Construction Management or Architecture, or related field
  • 0 to 3 years of experience
  • Knowledge of Built Environment Construction
  • Bluebeam, AutoCAD and/or Autodesk Revit knowledge is desirable

As a multicultural organization, we encourage individual achievement and recognize the strength of a diverse workforce. GHD is an equal opportunity employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants without regard to race, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status or veteran status.

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Job Summary
Company
GHD
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
0 to 3 years
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