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Texas Instruments Fire Protection Specialist in Sherman, Texas


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About the job

TI is strongly investing in 300-mm wafer fab capacity and capabilities for our continued growth in the next decade and beyond. Our Facilities organization is at the forefront of much of this capacity expansion and as a result, we are searching for TI’s fire protection specialist who will be responsible for a variety of duties that lead fire prevention and protection activities for Texas Instruments. In this role, you will drive innovation and solutions to support Sherman operations and expansion activities. If you have a passion for promoting a positive safety culture and a knowledge of job site safety requirements coupled with an interest in contributing directly to the bottom line of a multi-billion dollar organization, this may be the position for you!

Responsibilities include:

  • Interpretation of building code, life safety code, and fire code requirements, which include familiarity with both ICC and NFPA codes

  • Lead, train and develop appropriate procedures and instructions for designated fire roles

  • Assist in the commissioning of fire alarm, fire suppression, smoke control, and life safety systems

  • Work with local municipalities to research, prepare, and issue fire and life safety notices, permits, and correction letters that outline compliance issues and deficiencies.

  • Assist representatives of public agencies, consultants, and other employees with technical inquiries.

  • Interpret existing standards, develop new standards, review design documentation, and advise agency and contractor management regarding fire safety, and property protection

Put your talent to work with us as a Facilities Engineer – change the world, love your job!

Texas Instruments will not sponsor job applicants for visas or work authorization for this position.

Responsibilities include:

  • Manage requested projects and equipment installations, including project resources, schedules and budgets

  • Provide technical support to the Facilities organization as a system expert over time

  • Team with other engineering disciplines, management, internal customers, and suppliers to ensure projects and systems are cost effective, within budget, meet the desired design criteria and schedule guidelines

  • Communicate and document the sequence of operations and design intent to others requiring information

  • Provide capacity/demand analysis of utility systems and planning to support growth when required

  • Provide analysis of critical utility systems to understand risks and developing solutions based on assessment

  • Develop and review maintenance and operational procedures to ensure best practices are in place and documented properly

  • Design and manage turnkey projects and coordinating contract work in the field

Put your talent to work with us as a Facilities Engineer – change the world, love your job!

Texas Instruments will not sponsor job applicants for visas or work authorization for this position.


Minimum requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in fire protection engineering/technology, civil engineering, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering or related engineering degree

  • Cumulative 3.0/4.0 GPA or higher

Preferred qualifications:

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Demonstrated strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Ability to work in teams and collaborate effectively with people in different functions

  • Ability to take the initiative and drive for results

  • Strong time management skills that enable on-time project delivery

  • Ability to work effectively in an interrupt-driven, fast-paced and rapidly changing environment

  • Demonstrated ability to build strong, influential relationships

  • Possess strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills

  • Demonstrated strong customer service orientation and ability to take ownership for issue resolution

  • Expert knowledge of fire protection systems

  • Ability to analyze existing systems and associated monitoring equipment to troubleshoot and resolve problems

  • Remain current on applicable codes, regulations, policies and procedures by attending a variety of continuing education classes, seminars, and/or meetings

  • Conduct training for various business partners and audiences

  • Participate in a variety of special projects related to fire prevention activities

Why TI?

  • Engineer your future. We empower our employees to truly own their career and development. Come collaborate with some of the smartest people in the world to shape the future of electronics.

  • We’re different by design. Diverse backgrounds and perspectives are what push innovation forward and what make TI stronger. We value each and every voice, and look forward to hearing yours. Meet the people of TI

  • Benefits that benefit you. We offer competitive pay and benefits designed to help you and your family live your best life. Your well-being is important to us.

About Texas Instruments

As a global semiconductor company, we design, manufacture, test and sell analog and embedded processing chips to nearly 100,000 customers. Our products enable electronics everywhere and in things you experience every day - from health care, smart homes and connected cars to drones, smart phones and more. Our passion to create a better and more sustainable world by making electronics more affordable through semiconductors drives us to make our technology smaller, more efficient, more reliable and more affordable.

Texas Instruments is an equal opportunity employer and supports a diverse, inclusive work environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, disability, genetic information, national origin, gender, gender identity and expression, age, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

If you are interested in this position, please apply to this requisition.

Status Regular

Job: Facilities

Primary Location: US-TX-Sherman

Work Locations: Sherman > Sherman - East Building Sherman

Req ID: 23000079