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HDR ENGINEERING INC Fire and Life Safety Specialist in Bellevue, Washington

DescriptionAbout UsAt HDR, we specialize in engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services. While we are most well-known for adding beauty and structure to communities through high-performance buildings and smart infrastructure, we provide much more than that. We create an unshakable foundation for progress because our multidisciplinary teams also include scientists, economists, builders, analysts and artists. That's why we believe diversity is our greatest strength. HDR is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer.Watch our videoHDR is currently in need of Fire and Life Safety Specialist to work as a key member of our BES (Building Engineering Services) building group in Bellevue, WA.This individual must be capable of creating fire suppression or fire alarm system designs in a BIM model from design information and data provided by the Engineer/Architect. This may include sketches, details diagrams or calculations. They must be able to generate contract documents from the Model and perform other BIM Uses identified in the BIM Planning documents. Experience in design analysis software and integration of the analysis models/data with Revit is a plus. Must be familiar with NFPA codes and industry standards design criteria related to fire protection systems.This individual must have solid multi-discipline facility design experience, understanding how a project develops from concept through construction and how the different discipline designs interact throughout the life cycle of the project. This individual will be expected to work with both engineers and architects, with minimal oversight.This person must have excellent leadership and communication skills due to the amount of coordination necessary between multiple consultants, disciplines and project team members. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are a must. This person must have an excellent technical background in Revit to perform the tasks outlined for this role.Familiarity with applicable codes, Fire and Life Safety (FLS) design criteria, materials, software integration with the BIM model(s), editing specifications, reviewing shop drawings, CPR's and RFI's is a plus. They will be expected to work with clients, both internal and external. Some travel may be required.Additional tasks will include assisting with continual improvement of drafting and production standards.QualificationsRequired Qualifications10+ years' experience required in fire alarm or fire suppression design with related experience and/or exposure to Facility design is preferred.5+ years' experience in Commercial building Inspections as it relates Code Compliance, Fire Protection and Life Safety and experience and/or exposure to Facility design is preferred.ICC or NFPA certified preferred or an education background in fire protection.Must have a good working knowledge of, and experience with, Autodesk Products. Most notably Revit, AutoCAD, and Navisworks.MicroStation experience is a plus.Experience with design analysis software is a plus.Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office and PDF creation software(Bluebeam and Adobe).Commitment to being an active participant of our employee-owned culture is a must.Share our desire to grow our FLS team nationally.Commitment to collaborate in a Team environment with a positive and helpful attitude.Be highly motivated, constantly seek improvement in how we do things, and be willing to take on new challenges.Cultivate good working relationships with project managers, project teams, FLS teammates, and other clients as we grow our team.Strong preference for local candidates.Why HDRAt HDR, we know work isn't only about who you work for; it's also about what you do and how you do it. Led by the strength of our va