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Project Engineer
Professional Partners Group
Job Location: Scottsdale, AZ

Job Description: Staff Engineer

The Staff Engineer will be responsible for the ongoing development, improvement and life-cycle management of Automatic Fire Suppression Systems. The candidate must be a good communicator, mechanically inclined and be prepared to spend up to 50% of their time away from their desk in a hands-on environment.

General duties will include, but not be limited to:

Evaluation and selection of suppliers/vendors
Design, develop and test new component hardware
Understand, and can work with 3D modelling software to design components and create manufacturing drawings
Operate flow calculation software to verify system design
Liaise with customers and approval bodies to provide and/or create all necessary drawings, documentation, and associated design information
Manage component and system approval projects

Candidates will be able to exhibit a knowledge and understanding of:

Fire protection engineering methods and practices
Engineered and pre-engineered fire suppression systems
Firefighting equipment, its uses, capabilities, and limitations
Willingness to learn: National and International fire extinguishing approval standards (NFPA, UL, FM, DOT, EN, etc.)
The principles of hydraulics related to fire extinguishing agent delivery
The nature and characteristics of fire
How fires originate, develop, and spread
The hazards and risks associated with fire

General Qualifications:

The candidate will need the following:
Proficient with either SolidWorks or Solid Edge
Experience testing, developing test plans and specifications
Proficient with MS Office and MS Project
Strong technical documentation writing skills
Strong communication skills
Ability to organize project tasks, goals, timelines, etc. and manage multiple projects simultaneously
Proven problem-solving experience
Ability to analyze and conduct tests on new products
Strong drafting experience using 3D modelling software
Ability to be part of a team as well as work independently

BS (ME preferred) with >2 years of fire industry experience required. The candidate will need the following:

Desired Major(s): All Schools of Engineering Majors/Mechanical Engineering
Degree Level: Bachelor
Travel Percentage: 30% Travel (international travel can often be required to be undertaken at short notice)

How To Apply:
You will be directed to another website for application instructions.
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