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Fire Protection Senior Engineer

Company: RioTinto
Location: Salt Lake City
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

Sr. Fire Protection Engineer

  • Work for a company with a world-class reputation for safety and performance.
  • Fostering a collaborative team environment built on strong work ethics.
  • Excellent opportunity to expand your career and develop your technical expertise.About the roleLooking for a Sr. Fire Protection Engineer to be focused on the practices of fire inspection and applicable building inspection, support the implementation and maintenance of fire prevention and/or fire protection programs and procedures to minimize personnel injury and/or property damage at the main sites and at off-site leased RT Kennecott locations. The Role will report to Asset Integrity, Health, and System Manager.The candidate will incorporate fire prevention and fire protection standards to ensure compliance with all Rio Tinto Guidance Notes and Department of Energy (DOE) fire protection-related orders, policies, and procedures and is in accordance with National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), and other Federal, State, and local agencies. The incumbent will be responsible for the Fire Prevention code enforcement and/or building construction of Fire Protection and Life Safety Systems, including performing plan review.The goal of the Asset Integrity Fire Protection Program (AIFPP) is to minimize the potential for occurrence of a fire or related event; fires that cause an unacceptable release of hazardous or radiological material that could impact the health and safety of employees, the public, or the environment; unacceptable interruption of vital RTK programs as a result of fire and related hazards; property loss from fire exceeding limits established by DOE and Group Risk Finance; and fire damage to mission critical processThe role is responsible for:
    • Improving productivity of people, equipment, and work quality by eliminating potential delays and obstacles to efficient work execution.
    • Recommending and implementing fire system and design changes to improve the processes.
    • Under leadership of the Asset Integrity Manager and having an understanding and experience in fire prevention, fire protection engineering, plan review, and inspection experience, the incumbent uses professional concepts and business objectives and risks to analyze, plan, schedule, and coordinate the implementation of the Fire Protection and Engineering Program.
    • Resolves fire protection and life safety gaps in a collaborative, creative, and effective way.
    • Fire Protection Engineering and Code Enforcement:
      • Responsible for the implementation and ensures success of the following programs and activities to include administration of the Hot Work Program, Pre-Incident Plan Program, and collaboration with Facilities and Environment, Health & Safety Divisions.
      • Plans, coordinates, and implements the recommendations to reports such as the Baseline Needs Assessment, Facility Assessments (FA), Critical Risk Assessment Fire Management System Assessment and Fire Protection Self-Assessments.
      • Building Construction Fire Protection Systems to include:
        • Reviews and analyzes building construction and renovation documents required for new construction or modifications of existing facilities to determine appropriate fire prevention measures and implements solutions as appropriate to ensure safety and compliance.
        • Responsible for ensuring that all construction activities are performed to the approved plans through inspections and commissioning.
        • participates in design development meetings to review new construction projects or modifications of existing buildings.What you will bringTo be successfully considered for this role, you will have:
          • Minimum 5 - 10 years of industrial maintenance/asset integrity management experience
          • Bachelor's Degree in a relevant Engineering program (e.g., Fire Protection, Mechanical) or Physical Sciences program or equivalent in education and experience with a minimum of two (2) years of related fire protection engineering / fire prevention experience, and either (1) licensure as a Fire Protection Engineer; or (2) demonstrated coursework and objective efforts to obtain licensure within three years of hire date.
          • Demonstrated organizational skills to establish priorities and ensure completion of a wide range of projects in a timely manner.
          • Experience and working knowledge in the areas of fire prevention and inspection program planning and management, fire alarm and detection systems, building design review for fire and life safety systems, inspection, testing, and maintenance procedures for fire alarm and water-based suppression systems, hot work permits, fire prevention training, and fire response protocols and procedures.
          • Ability to successfully interact with both internal and external stakeholdersIt will also be beneficial if you have:
            • Strong organizational and time management skills.
            • Ability to manage solid and dotted line accountabilities.
            • Advanced computer skills including Microsoft Office software skills and database management.Where you will be workingRTKC central locationWhat we offerWe are committed to providing our employees with a generous benefits package. Be recognized for your contribution, your thinking, your hard work, and go home knowing you've helped the world progress, we provide:
              • A safety-focused and inclusive working environment
              • Advantageous salary package with annual cash incentive awards (STIP) for eligible employees
              • Access to top-tier family-friendly health programs including medical, prescription drug, dental, vision, life insurance coverage, and various voluntary benefits.
              • Excellent retirement plan including up to 6% defined company contribution; Generous 401k matching program
              • Generous Rio Tinto employee share program, which allows you to purchase Rio Tinto Company shares.
              • Comprehensive leave policies which cover all moments that matter in life: PTO (paid time off), paid holidays, and paid bereavement leave.
              • A favorable child-caregiver leave program (Up to 100% salary top-up)
              • Discount programs for leisure purposes and access to Virgin Pulse with incentives supporting your wellbeing
              • Ongoing Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your family; to help in addressing educational opportunities, addiction treatment, depression, stress, domestic issues, financial management, and legal concerns.
              • Our team and industry experts are here to support and work with you to explore your learning potential and career goalsAbout Rio TintoEvery idea, every innovation, every little thing the world calls 'progress' begins with a first step, and someone willing to take it: explorers, inventors, entrepreneurs.Pioneers.For nearly 150 years, Rio Tinto has been a company of pioneers - generations of people spanning the globe, all with the grit and vision to produce materials essential to human progress.Our iron ore has shaped skylines from Shanghai to Sydney. Our aluminum - the world's first to be certified "responsible" - helps planes fly and makes cars lighter. Our copper helps wind turbines power cities and our boron helps feed the world, and explore the universe. Our diamonds help us celebrate the best parts of life.Rio Tinto Kennecott CopperOur Kennecott mine is a world-class, fully integrated copper mining operation, including a concentrator, smelter and refinery, located just outside Salt Lake City, Utah, in the United States. We produce copper, precious metals including gold and silver, molybdenum and sulfuric acid. Kennecott has been mining and processing minerals from the rich ore body of the Bingham Canyon Mine since 1903 and is one of the top producing mines in the world, comprising approximately 11 percent of U.S. annual copper production.Every Voice MattersAt Rio Tinto, we particularly welcome and encourage applications from Indigenous Peoples, women, the LGBTQ+ community, mature workers, people with disabilities and people from different cultural backgrounds.Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/VRio Tinto participates in E-Verify to confirm work authorization. Please visit for more information.

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