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Fire Protection Engineer – Las Vegas, Nevada
National Nuclear Security Administration, Department of Energy
Job ID: 519401Start Date: 10/05/2021End Date: 10/19/2021
In addition to meeting the educational requirements listed, to qualify for this position you must also meet Specialized Experience and Selective Placement Factor listed below: SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
A qualified candidate’s online application and resume must demonstrate one full year of directly related specialized experience equivalent to the NN-03 pay band or GS-13 level in the Federal service. Qualifying specialized experience for this position is defined as: Experience in reviewing the operability of safety structures, systems and components designed to prevent and mitigate fire-related hazards that may occur in nuclear, high-hazard, and general industrial facilities, including evaluating existing fire protection system and component functionality and reliability. Examples of qualifying specialized experience include:
1. Managing or evaluating the inspection, test, and maintenance requirements of fire protection systems in nuclear or hazardous facilities, including flow down of requirements from approved safety basis documents.
2. Evaluating personnel training and qualification and equipment readiness to respond to fires, accidents, medical emergencies, hazardous material incidents and other emergencies. “Experience” refers to paid and unpaid experience. Examples of qualifying unpaid experience may include: volunteer work done through National Service programs (such as Peace Corps and AmeriCorps); as well as work for other community-based philanthropic and social organizations. Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills; and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. SELECTIVE PLACEMENT FACTOR: Applicants who do not meet the selective placement factor identified below will be rated as ineligible for further consideration. The applicant must meet the requirement for a “qualified fire protection engineer” as defined in 41 CFR § 102-80.135. Per the CFR, a qualified fire protection engineer is defined as an individual with a thorough knowledge and understanding of the principles of physics and chemistry governing fire growth, spread, and suppression, meeting one of the following criteria:
A. An engineer having an undergraduate or graduate degree from a college or university offering a course of study in fire protection or fire safety engineering, plus a minimum of four (4) years work experience in fire protection engineering.
B. A professional engineer (P.E. or similar designation) registered in Fire Protection Engineering.
C. A professional engineer (P.E. or similar designation) registered in a related engineering discipline and holding Member grade status in the International Society of Fire Protection Engineers. You MUST upload a copy of your current PE registration and unofficial transcripts with your application. You will lose consideration if all required documents are not submitted. CTAP/ICTAP candidates: To be considered “well qualified” you must meet all of the requirements as described in this section. If you are eligible for career transition assistance plans such as ICTAP or CTAP, you must meet the definition of “well qualified” which is defined as having a score of 85 or better.
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