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Bilingual Fire Protection Engineer

  1. Ottawa
  1. Cities & development

Bilingual Fire Protection Engineer

Why join us?                      

Designing for the future is about more than predicting what it looks like. It’s about having the know-how and the expertise to turn predictions into projects that deliver results and meet ever-changing needs. That’s what we do every day: for our clients, for their customers and for the sustainable future of our business and the world we operate in.

Here at SNC-Lavalin’s Ottawa office, we believe in developing our employees to their utmost potential.  We promote teamwork and collaboration, which is why our culture speaks for itself; our people are motivated to give their best and have a sense of personal fulfillment.  Each member of our team is integral in ensuring a positive workplace backed by a company committed to the safety of its employees.

Our once small office has seen continuous growth since its opening in 2016, going from 3 to over 100 employees!  To keep the positive trend going, we are seeking to add another superstar to our team…

The Engineering, Design and Project Management division is currently looking for a Bilingual Fire Protection Engineer for its National Capital Region office. We are looking for innovative, forward-thinking people who enjoy challenge and actively seek to develop and improve work processes.

How will you contribute to the team?

  • Develop preliminary design and engineering specifications for fire alarm, security and fire protection systems
  • Produce building evacuation plans and conduct egress analysis and modeling
  • Prepare detailed design calculations and layouts
  • Investigate and report on building and fire code compliance of new and existing facilities
  • Evaluate buildings and designs for fire resistance and enclosure integrity
  • Coordinate with other disciplines in planning and executing project tasks
  • Developing material takeoffs and cost estimates
  • Ensuring all completed work conforms to contract requirements
  • Conducting site visits and inspections

What will you contribute?

  • Post-Secondary degree in Fire Protection Engineering
  • Ability to support multi-disciplinary projects
  • Good understanding of fire protection engineering related fields is required
  • Collaborative approach and good communication skills
  • Good organizational skills
  • Valid driving permit is an asset
  • Bilingualism French and English (written and spoken) an asset

What we offer at SNC-Lavalin:

  • Opportunity to work on various projects of various sizes
  • Competitive salary
  • Motivational financial package & flexible benefits
  • Defined contribution pension plan in which SNC-Lavalin contributes
  • Work equipment provided according to the season (boot, bib, helmet, gloves, etc.);
  • Employee Share Ownership Plan (ESOP)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • 3 weeks of vacation time
  • Learning and development programs, training, career opportunities

You wish to leverage your experience and contribute to this position? Apply now!

At SNC-Lavalin, we seek to hire individuals with diverse characteristics, backgrounds and perspectives. We strongly believe that world-class talent makes no distinctions based on gender, ethnic or national origin, sexual identity and orientation, age, religion or disability, but enriches itself through these differences.

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Founded in 1911, SNC-Lavalin is a global fully integrated professional services and project management company and a major player in the ownership of infrastructure. From offices around the world, SNC-Lavalin's employees are proud to build what matters. Our teams provide comprehensive end-to-end project solutions – including capital investment, consulting, design, engineering, construction, sustaining capital and operations and maintenance – to clients in oil and gas, mining and metallurgy, infrastructure and power. On July 3, 2017, SNC-Lavalin acquired Atkins, one of the world's most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies.


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