Fire Protection Designer

at GHD
Location Not Specified
Date Posted June 21, 2022
Category Construction
Job Type Not Specified


Join a global professional services leader. We are committed to solving the world's biggest challenges in the areas of water, energy and urbanization.

GHD's Northeast Fire Protection & Life Safety business is looking for a Fire Protection Designer to join their team in Syracuse, NY. In this role, you will support a wide variety of projects involving fire protection system design, evaluation, and construction administration for both public and private sector clients throughout NY State and the Northeast.

Specific responsibilities will include:

  • Developing drawings and specifications for fire alarm and fire suppression systems (including special suppression systems) in AutoCAD and REVIT
  • Performing computerized hydraulic calculations for fire protection systems
  • Performing drawing reviews for compliance with building and fire codes and contract documents
  • Performing reviews of contractor's shop drawings, product data and calculations
  • Observing installation of fire protection systems for compliance with contract documents and preparing field reports

For success in this position, you will possess the following skills and qualifications:

  • National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technologies (NICET) certification in Water Based Fire Suppression, Special Hazards and/or Fire Alarm Systems
  • 3-10 years of experience in the fire protection industry
  • Expertise in design technology and processes, in particular with Revit & AutoCAD
  • Working knowledge of ICC codes, NYS Building and Fire Codes and NFPA Standards
  • Knowledge, interpretation and application of relevant client, industry standards
  • Proven ability to build positive relationships across diverse teams and client groups
  • Robust written and verbal skills, with the ability to communicate complex issues concisely
  • A passion for design and innovation

If you are interested in pursuing this position, please submit your application below!

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.


Why GHD?

Being the best we can be is in our culture.
We are a family of smart, innovative and creative problem solvers. In our employee-owned company, everything feels like it matters more. Challenge us and help us come up with new solutions to ensure water, energy and urbanisation are made sustainable for generations to come.

Our commitment to you

Commitment is a powerful word that defines how we do business, how we serve our clients and how we care for one another. We will support your needs by giving you the tools to do your best work and then recognise achievements. We will set your curiosity free to allow brilliant minds to do their best work. We will invest in new ideas, removing barriers where we can. Finally, we will encourage you to collaborate with thousands of diverse people across our global business.

Who we are

We are committed to solving the world's biggest challenges in the areas of water, energy and urbanisation. GHD is a global professional services company that is a leader in engineering, construction and architectural expertise. Established in 1928, we remain wholly owned by our people. We are 10,000+ diverse and skilled individuals, yet we are proudly 'One GHD' across more than 200 offices, spanning five continents - Asia, Australia, Europe, North and South America, and the Pacific region. Delivering extraordinary social and economic outcomes, we are passionate about building lasting relationships with our partners and clients.

COVID Policy: Prospective and/or new employees are required to adhere with GHD's US vaccination policy and any applicable government regulations related to COVID-19. Individuals hired for GHD positions that require in-person interactions with GHD Clients, or in-person visits to, or work at, GHD Clients sites, must comply with Client imposed requirements, including, in some instances, being fully vaccinated against COVID-19. GHD complies with federal, state, and local laws with regard to accommodations related to this policy.

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