Fire Protection Engineer

As a member of the technical production staff, the Fire Protection Engineer is responsible for assisting in the design of fire suppression, smoke control, and fire detection and emergency communications systems, as well as applicable code adherence and code review. This includes drawings, specifications, reports, condition assessments, Life Safety Analyses, cost estimates, and similar products and services. 


  • Healthcare premiums and deductibles are covered for full-time employees
  • Flexible schedule
  • Paid Overtime and Holidays
  • Life insurance
  • FSA
  • PTO
  • 401(k) with match
  • Professional development opportunities
  • And more

Essential Functions:

(a) Prepare design documents employing a thorough knowledge of industry practices and office standards.

(b) Incorporate a thorough understanding of the governing codes and standards affecting the work.

(c) Provide quality control reviews of fire suppression, smoke control, and fire detection and communications systems and life safety designs.

(d) Utilize CONTAM, Trane/Trace, Carrier/HAP, Microsoft Office products, CADD, BIM/Revit, and other industry software.

(e) Conduct field surveys, conditions assessments, Life Safety Analyses, load analyses, analyses of fire hazards, and cost estimating take-offs.

(f) Code consulting

(g) Mentor staff and serve as a technical resource for design issues related to life safety features and fire protection systems.


(a) Work well both in teams and independently.

(b) Actively communicate, collaborate, and coordinate effectively with clients, co-workers, and others.

(c) Effectively work on multiple assignments simultaneously.

(d) Adhere to design and construction budgets and schedules.

(e) Commitment to maintaining a high standard of quality in the delivery of our technical solutions, customer service, and ethical standards.

Education and Experience:

(a) Required -

(i) Bachelor of Science in Fire Protection Engineering.

(ii) Five years of experience.

(iii) Professional Engineer Licensure, Engineer-In-Training.

Expected Hours - This is a full-time position based on a 40-hour work week. Normal days are Monday through Friday. Normal core hours are 9AM to 4PM with up to a one-hour unpaid lunch beginning at 11:45AM. A regular starting time between 7AM and 9AM can be negotiated with your supervisor. Requires working overtime as necessary when required to satisfactorily meet project schedules.

Work Authorization/Security Clearance - This position requires the ability to pass a background check and obtain clearance for client and government contracts. United States citizenship is a must.

Travel - This position requires occasional day trips throughout the mid-Atlantic area. It requires an occasional overnight trip and travel by plane. It requires a valid driver's license and appropriate vehicle.


We are now accepting resumes for this position. Please email your resume to for consideration.