Senior Mechanical Engineer

    • KBR
  • Newark, Delaware, DE
  • Posted 45 days ago | Updated 3 hours ago


On Site
Full Time


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Senior Mechanical Engineer

KBR Sustainable Technology Solutions (STS) provides holistic and value-added solutions across the entire asset life cycle. These include world-class licensed process technologies, differentiated advisory services, deep technical domain expertise, energy transition solutions, high-end design capabilities, and smart solutions to optimize planned and operating assets.

KBR is looking for an Sr. Mechanical Engineer with fire protection experience to independently apply advanced engineering techniques, makes decisions on engineering problems and methods, and represents the organization in conferences to resolve important questions or to negotiate with key engineers and officials of other organizations. Provides technical guidance to designers and less experienced engineers and is consulted extensively by associates and others with a high degree of reliance placed on scientific interpretations and advice.

Remote work arrangements will be considered for the right candidate(s).

Functional job responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Develops scope, cost and schedules for all projects related to fire protection.
  • Coordinate designs with the KBR civil group for underground piping loops and required coverage parameters.
  • Responsible for review of layout drawings for conformance with model and local codes as well as NFPA requirements
  • Responsible for vendor drawing review and interdisciplinary design coordination.
  • Clearly documents fire protection design basis, hazardous substances, and calculations related to fire safety.
  • Ability to work as a member of an integrated engineering team to produce a coherent, executable construction package.

Required Education, Experience, & Skills:

  • BSME / Fire Protection required.
  • Professional Engineering (P.E.) license required.
  • 10+ years of experience related to the design, specification and purchase of fire protection design and related building support systems for various manufacturing industries.
  • Must have complete understanding of fire protection design tasks such as sprinkler design criteria specification, preliminary hydraulic calculations, fire pump selection and fire alarm system layout.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of NFPA Codes and related industry best practices
  • Engineer should have experience with other standard manufacturing / industrial utility equipment such as cooling towers, chillers, heat exchangers, and other utility type systems.
  • Must have experience with development of project scope, work hour estimates, project budgets, schedules and mechanical construction deliverables.
  • 5+ years' experience in the design, specification and installation of fire protection systems in the manufacturing / industrial processes (power, refineries, nuclear, or similar)
  • Experience with AutoCAD
  • Experience with 3-D modeling programs (PDMS, E3D), a plus.

Decarbonization - Energy Transition - Sustainability

KBR Benefits

KBR offers a selection of competitive lifestyle benefits which could include 401K plan with company match, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, AD&D, flexible spending account, disability, paid time off, or flexible work schedule. We support career advancement through professional training and development.

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At KBR, we are passionate about our people, sustainability, and our Zero Harm culture. These inform all that we do and are at the heart of our commitment to, and ongoing journey toward being a more inclusive and diverse company. That commitment is central to our team of team's philosophy and fosters an environment of real collaboration across cultures and locations. Our individual differences and perspectives bring enhanced value to our teams and help us develop solutions for the most challenging problems. We understand that by embracing those differences and working together, we are more innovative, more resilient, and safer. We Deliver - Together.

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