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Fire Protection & Life Safety Operations Manager (Fire Alarm Engineer) M/F


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General information

Organisation

Egis is a global consulting and engineering firm working in construction, transport and mobility services. Our mission: create and operate intelligent infrastructure and buildings to further the transition to a low-carbon economy and contribute to more balanced and sustainable territorial development.
To support our growth dynamic, we offer a wide variety of career opportunities in more than 100 countries.
Joining our Group and its 16,000 employees means, above all, sharing our values as a people-first company, strongly committed to sustainability and innovation.

  

Reference

2021-2781  

Position description

Job title

Fire Protection & Life Safety Operations Manager (Fire Alarm Engineer) M/F

Contract type

Permanent contract

Job description

Primary Purpose of the Position

  • To provide with full responsibility and accountability operational requirement of fire and life safety systems in HMC facilities in compliance with the latest Codes, Standards, National and HMC requirements and procedures.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Providing engineering and technical support to HMC Life Safety Management Team for routine inspection of fire and life safety conditions/systems, and implementation of corrective actions  to enhance and maintain the fire and life safety conditions in compliance with the requirements of National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), Joint Commission International (JCI), Qatar Civil Defense Department (QCDD), and protect the patients, visitors, staff, and healthcare assets/properties from fire and life safety risks.
  • Provision of advance technical advisory services on clarifications and interpretation of the agreed local and international fire and life safety codes and standards as per the HMC Development Standards Framework.
  • Attending project and hospital operational phasing meetings to ensure that fire and life safety is not compromised.
  • Attending project and hospital operational technical meetings related to fire and life safety aspects.
  • Attending/Co-chairing of project and hospital operational safety meetings. Provision  of   advance  technical   advisory   services   on  clarifications   and interpretation of the agreed local and international fire and life safety codes and standards as per the HMC Development Standards Framework.
  • Attending project and hospital operational phasing meetings to ensure that fire and life safety is not compromised.
  • Inspection of operators works in relation to fire and life safety aspects during after completion of construction and reporting to HMC any non-compliance with local and international fire safety codes HMC Development Standards Framework.
  • Appropriate to his background; participate in the training and development of Qatari Engineers.
  • Keep abreast of current technology and state-of-the-art equipment and activities, by  reading   various   trade   journals,    publications,   by  meeting   Vendor Representatives and attending  trade functions.  Keep abreast of  current regulations of Local and National authorities.
  • Participate in technology development reviews to disseminate latest relevant technologies and technical reviews, at key stages of Project execution and of Project definition, if necessary.
  • Prepare and presents technical papers to Line/Senior Management from time to time to promote designs and/or strategies. Check the adequacy of designs produced by others, to ensure fitness for purpose and technical quality, in terms of providing safe/environmentally acceptable facilities, in compliance with the Codes, Standards, Principles, Practices and Specifications. Verify that the building or facilities being designed are of adequate dimensions top house all the equipment to be installed therein.

Profile

 

Qualifications and Experience:

Shall have either Category  A or Category B Qualifications and Experience

Category A:

  • A minimum of 3 years of management experience leading a department or teams of personnel responsible for fire protection & life safety services.
  • Licensed/Registered  Professional  Engineer  (P.E.)  who  has  passed  the Fire Protection Engineering examination administered by the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES) and has a minimum  of four (4) years of cumulative health care related experience designing, surveying, and providing consulting services related to all facets of fire protection systems (fire alarm, firefighting/suppression, and smoke control/HVAC), and life safety (NFPA 101), based on the applicable NFPA codes and standards.
  • Other than F.P.E. Licensed/Registered  Professional Engineer (P.E.) who has a minimum of six (6) years of cumulative health care related experience designing, surveying, and providing consulting services related to all facets of fire protection systems (fire alarm, firefighting/suppression, & smoke control/HVAC), & life safety (NFPA 101), based on the applicable NFPA codes and standards.

Category B:

  • A minimum of 3 years of management experience leading a department or teams of personnel responsible for fire protection & life safety services.
  • Fire Protection (or Fire Safety) Engineer who has completed a minimum post­ secondary education consisting of a minimum four-year bachelor's degree  or two-year master's degree in Fire Protection  Engineering, Fire Protection Engineering Technology, or Fire Safety Engineering from a reputable university and has a minimum of ten (10) years of cumulative health  care   related experience designing, surveying, and providing consulting services related to all facets of fire protection systems (fire alarm, firefighting/suppression, and smoke control/HVAC), and life safety (NFPA 101), based on the  applicable NFPA code(s) and/or standard(s).

Skills:

Possesses excellent leadership skills and ability to lead, supervise and motivate a team of engineers and technical staff. Have excellent planning, decision making, problem solving and organizational skills. Must have thorough knowledge of industry I international standards, and ability to interpret for specific application within sphere of relevant disciplines. Communication &  negotiating skills as well as an ability to work in a multicultural team environment must be well developed and proven.

Independence:

Works within the framework of approved corporate policies, procedures and standards, while exercising a high degree of independence in selecting methodologies to perform the responsibilities and tasks, & in providing expert advice on a wide variety of technical issues.

Problem  Solving:
Evaluate and provide solutions for particular, critical technical issues. Review and recommend resolution of particularly complex and non-routine problem, or provide viable alternatives.

Position localisation

Job location

Middle-East/North Africa, Qatar

City

Doha

Candidate criteria

Minimum level of education required

6-Engineer’s degree

Minimum level of experience required

Over 10 years

Languages

English (5- Proficiency)