Lead Fire Protection Designer/Engineer

Dallas, TX
Engineering – Sector - Business /
Full Time - Salary
/ Hybrid
At Henderson, we're about more than just buildings. We're about the people, experiences and potential found inside. We're known for our technical excellence, but we bring so much more to the table. We love the process that brings buildings to life. And we're changing the industry by integrating the building design and construction process.

We view each of our employees as an essential part of our mission to lead the field.

It's What We Do
We provide total building system design services across multiple high-growth markets for industry leaders. You'll get to use your talent to work on some of the country's biggest names in higher education, sports & venue, healthcare, grocery, restaurant and retail.

It's How We're Different
But, we're also about more than just engineering and buildings. We're about you. You, and the hundreds of passionate employees who made us who we are today.
Together, we dream up inventions that solve industry-wide problems, design spaces that become landmarks, win medals in fitness challenges, and toast to the good life at our legendary golf tournaments.

So what will you be doing all day? You would join us in one of our Dallas, TX as a Lead Fire Engineer working on things like...

    • Coordinates calculations engineering systems with high degree of independence
    • Conducts research and asks questions when performing unfamiliar tasks
    • Reviews system layouts, detailed drawings, and schematics
    • Performs research and makes recommendations as to the feasibility of systems or equipment, and evaluates products for their application
    • Coordinates/reviews/analyzes construction documents as needed
    • Proficiency in AutoCAD, Revit, and Bluebeam Revu
    • Participates in company and industry events
    • Grows personal network by building relationships with clients and industry professionals
    • Communicates with clients as necessary for the development of the scope of work
    • May visit job sites to verify existing conditions and observe construction progress
    • Assists in resolving conflicts involving owners, architects, and contractors when they arise
    • Identifies and seeks to fill gaps in engineering knowledge on a continuous basis
    • Stays up-to-date on new products, industry trends, and evolving codes & standards
    • Research and apply Henderson’s design guidelines, standards, policies, and procedures
    • Oversees and coordinates all aspects of projects and assumes full responsibility for projects to which they have been assigned
    • Manages overall deliverables in accordance with budgets, schedules, and plans
    • Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to the following: coordinating of design team, mentoring and guiding design staff, ensuring project quality, coordinating project delivery, executing project closeout

We'd love for you to apply for this position if you ...

    • Bachelor's degree in relevant field of engineering from ABET-accredited Engineering program and 11+ years of direct experience
    • Professional Engineer license may account for 2 years of direct experience
    • Fire Protection Engineer license (highly preferred)
    • Practical experience in fire alarm detection required
    • Fire alarm smoke control system design experience preferred
    • Sprinkler performance design experience is preferred
    • Experience with industry codes and standards (required)
    • Proficiency in AutoCAD (required)
    • Revit experience/skills (required)
    • Must have an understanding of other engineering disciplines
    • Must have advanced proficiency of engineering design fundamentals and advanced knowledge of the A&E industry, codes, design guides, and standards. Knowledge may be applicable to a broad range of practice, project, or program types
    • Possesses effective verbal and written communication skills, able to communicate in a clear and concise manner
    • Possesses effective problem solving skills
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and engineering design software applicable to your focus
    • Adapts to changing work environments, work priorities, and organizational needs
    • Ability to prioritize and execute multiple tasks in a dynamic environment
    • Ability to work independently and takes personal responsibility for job performance
Anticipated salary range for this position may be $90,000 -$115,000
Salary may be higher or lower than the stated range depending on factors unrelated to the applicant’s race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ethnicity, age, or disability. Salary can vary from this range based on geographic cost of labor statistical differentials.

Let's Talk Perks
We take care of our people. As a Henderson employee, you'll enjoy some pretty awesome perks. Trust us, your friends will all have work envy.

Flexible Work Hours (Because we all need to balance work and life.)
Casual Dress Code (Be yourself, please.)
Paid Volunteer Time (We literally pay you to volunteer.)
Paid Parental Leave (Because we know both parents deserve to be there for a new baby.)
Health and Wellness Initiatives (Get Fit and Stay Fit.)
Receptive and Forward-Thinking Leadership (Our doors are always open.)
Clear Career Path Options (We want you to excel.)

Industry-leading 401K match and profit sharing (When the company succeeds, we all share in that success.)
Employee Stock Ownership Plan (Yes, our employees are the owners.)
Paid Training for Professional Development (We’ll pay for the time you take getting better at what you do.)
Performance Bonuses (When you do well, we reward you for your work.)
Comprehensive and Extensive Insurance (We’ve got you covered.)
Paid Term Life and Disability (We’ve got your family covered, too.)
Health Savings Account & Flexible Spending Accounts (We'll help you take advantage of tax savings.)
Paid Time Off and Sick Time off (Take a break. You deserve it!)
Financial Wellness & Coaching Program (Financial security makes you a happier team member.)

More information can be found here - https://www.hendersonengineers.com/careers/.

Henderson Engineers, Inc. and Henderson Building Solutions are EEO Employers/Vet/Disabled and participate in the E-Verify program
Applicants for positions with Henderson Engineers/Henderson Building Solutions must be legally authorized to work in the United States, and verification of eligibility will be required at the time of commencement of employment
All offers will be contingent upon completion of the hiring process including verifications and background checks as required for employment

To all recruitment agencies: Henderson does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or agencies. Any resume submitted to any employee of Henderson without a prior written search agreement will be considered unsolicited and the property of Henderson. Please, no phone calls or emails.

Henderson representatives conduct all email communications exclusively through a company email address that ends with @hendersonengineers.com, @hendersonbuilding.com or through our applicant tracking system which will appear as @hire.lever.com. We extend offers of employment only after a comprehensive interview process and will never ask you for a payment of any sort nor offer one for any reason. Henderson will not ask any applicant to purchase equipment, nor offer to reimburse any applicant for expenses incurred prior to employment.  We will not request personal information until a legitimate offer of employment has been extended. If you suspect a recruitment attempt is fraudulent, you should cease communications. You may contact us at recruiting@hendersonengineers.com to verify whether a recruitment contact is legitimate. All legitimate job opportunities are posted on our company website’s careers page.