Fire Protection Engineer Resume Example

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(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Professional Summary

Mrs. Brinton has 8 years of continuous engineering, design, and field experience. She has performed as the lead fire protection engineer on projects for numerous clients in the industrial process, mining, government, and power industries. Her experience includes following projects through design, procurement, fabrication, construction, turnover, and closeout. In addition, her experience includes equipment sizing of piping, pumps, heat exchangers, etc., as well as, preparation of engineering specifications, calculations, system descriptions documentation, and scoping/contracting documentation.

Mrs. Brinton also has strong leadership experience and a focus on continual personal and professional development.  

  • CFAST - Consolidated Model of Fire and Smoke Transport
  • HASS - Hydraulic Analysis of Sprinkler Systems
  • AutoCAD
  • Team leadership
  • Problem solving
  • Conflict management
  •  Client relations
  • Technical Writing, Editing, and Formatting
Colorado School of Mines Golden, CO Expected in 2008 Bachelor of Science : Engineering - Mechanical - GPA :
Work History
Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. - Fire Protection Engineer
Corvallis, OR, 06/2008 - Current
  • Performed as the lead fire protection engineer on multiple projects, including the engineering design of oil and gas processing facilities, power plants, and a nuclear waste treatment plant
  • Provided weekly schedule and performance updates to Project Management
  • Developed scope of work bases and cost estimates to support proposals 
  • Participated in weekly project leads meetings, weekly model reviews, and frequent client interface meetings
  • Performed fire hazard analysis of facility, utilizing the International Building Code, International Fire Code, National Fire Protection Association standards, client and site specific requirements
  • Performed fire modeling utilizing CFAST - Consolidated Model of Fire Growth and Smoke Transport software
  • Performed hydraulic calculations for fire protection systems utilizing Hydraulic Analysis of Sprinkler System (HASS) software
  • Prepared fire suppression and fire alarm system specifications to support procurement and construction of the fire protection systems
  • Performed preliminary equipment sizing of miscellaneous mechanical equipment, including heat exchangers and pumps


Flex - Founder and Chair of Ascent - An Employee Development Community
Austin, TX, 2014 - 11/2016
  • Developed and founded this grassroots community to facilitate goal achievement, network building, and personal and career development for AECOM employees of any age or experience level
  • Ascent is now comprised of approximated 200 Denver AECOM employees and is currently being replicated in other AECOM offices around the country
  • Led multiple 3-month volunteer teams focused on a particular area of development, culminating in the delivery of a professional newsletter and presentation focused on the specific topic to the Ascent Community


Hdr, Inc. - Risk Committee Secretary
Lawrenceville, NJ, 03/2015 - Current
  • Hosted bi-weekly, or as needed, Risk Committee meetings to review the risks associated with potential project pursuits for AECOM's Energy, Infrastructure & Industrial Construction (EIC) Operating Group
  • Interfaced with EIC and Enterprise level executives 
  • Documented the direction and guidance provided by the EIC Risk Committee to the project pursuit teams in a formal memorandum 
  • Prepared meeting minutes to capture the context and discussion of each risk review
  • Reviewed formal documentation prepared by pursuit teams prior to risk reviews performed at the Enterprise level
  • Supported the preparation of quarterly business review reports 


Washington River Protection Solutions - Project Engineering
City, STATE, 05/2009 - 07/2011
  • Contracted employee for Washington River Protection Solutions
  • Participated in projects through design, procurement, construction, turnover, and close-out
  • Prepared and reviewed design media and participated in design review process and meetings
  • Prepared contractual documentation for field work and project activities
  • Prepared Statements of Work, Ground Scan Contract, IQRPE Contract, Engineering During Construction Contract
  • Provided project weekly status updates for scheduling
  • Communicated with Field Work Supervisor and field crew; held pre-contract meetings, kick-off meetings, field walk-downs, Team Planning Meetings, Pre-Jobs, and Hazard Review Board Meetings
  • Completed and reviewed Engineering Change Notices for specification and drawing changes
  • Served as liaison to plant operations, engineering, and construction firms
  • Interacted with subcontractors to review submittals as well as handled responses to issues that arose in the field


Xcel Energy - Engineering Intern
City, STATE, 05/2007 - 06/2008
  • Compiled Station Operation Manual and Equipment Specifications Books for a Compressor Station.
  • Prepared Valve List for Compressor Station.
  • Prepared a Request for Proposal and selected a bidder for covered walkways.
  • Sized a flare for a natural gas dehydration unit.


Band-it IDEX, Inc - Engineering Design Support Intern
City, STATE, 05/2006 - 05/2007
  • Performed Engineering Change Requests
  • Designed and built a Load Cell Life Cycle Tester for specific tool loading
  • Modeled components and created manufacturing drawings using Solidworks
  • Made design changes to improve performance of current clamps
  • Communicated with England location to globalize steel specifications
  • Performed various laboratory experiments and testing and documented results in Engineering Test Reports

Professional Certifications
  • Registered Professional Engineering - Colorado #47607 - 2013
  • Certified Fire Protection Specialist (CFPS) - 2016

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School Attended
  • Colorado School of Mines
Job Titles Held:
  • Fire Protection Engineer
  • Founder and Chair of Ascent - An Employee Development Community
  • Risk Committee Secretary
  • Project Engineering
  • Engineering Intern
  • Engineering Design Support Intern
  • Bachelor of Science

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