Senior Fire Engineer - NASA/Space X

Job Description

Primary Function

This position will require the individual to sit and work at Cape Canaveral

Uses company tools and operating protocols to design advance and / or complex building automation, fire alarm and/or security systems in new and existing facilities.  Oversee and provide technical guidance on providing the most cost effective solutions to meet project specifications.  

Principal Duties & Responsibilities

  • Works with the sales team to understand project specifications and needs of the customer and may participate in job site walk- throughs for complex or larger projects.
  • Designs systems for complex or larger facilities which, depending on the system type, may include mechanical system layouts, electrical drawings, valve and damper schedules layout, various security system devices, readers, etc., and control panel layouts.
  • Interprets/designs sequences of operations to identify hardware and logic requirements for systems.
  • Modifies sequences as required. 
  • Analyzes plans, construction contract specifications and codes to determine project requirements and risks.
  • Oversees the process of material selection and products.
  • Makes recommendations related to productivity improvement and cost reduction to increase customer satisfaction and increase profitability of jobs.
  • Follows up with sales and management to ensure job scope, specifications and schematics meet customer needs.
  • Participates in sales to operations turnover meetings to evaluate accuracy of sales estimates and job layouts.
  • Performs Quality Assurance of peer review for engineering documents.
  • Mentors, trains and directs design activities of Engineering Team.

Preferred Education & Experience

  • Minimum of Associates Degree in business related technology, e.g., mechanical or electrical design or engineering, or related field/equivalent experience.  Bachelors degree preferred.
  • 5-7 years of successful experience in engineering/systems with demonstrated competence in principal duties.
  • EIT, PE, ASHRE, NICET or CISSP certifications may be required.
  • NICET Level IV required for Fire Engineers.
  • Strong knowledge of engineering fundamentals, HVAC, mechanical systems, fire or security system, and business operations required.
  • Able to read/interpret electrical circuit diagrams.
  • Strong Knowledge of Microsoft Office, AutoCAD.
  • Strong influencing skills with the ability to negotiate and communicate at several levels of the organization.
  • Strong relationship building skills; ability to interpret customer requirements, identify needs and resolve issues in a positive manner.
  • Ability to adapt to shifting demands and competing priorities from customers and internal partners to consistently manage time effectively and meet established deadlines.


Organization: Smart Infrastructure

Company: Siemens Industry, Inc.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time



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