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Fire Protection Engineer

Alexandria, VA · Architecture/Engineering

This role works with multi-disciplinary design teams in the completion of studies, development of plans and specifications for a broad range of projects. The successful candidate will lead full-service fire protection design and consulting projects and support multi-discipline public and private sector clients.  

 

This position is located in Alexandria, VA. 

 

A leading Architectural and Engineering firm providing innovative planning, engineering, architectural design, construction and program management, and design-build project delivery to our clients in the public and private sector. We provide quality solutions for our clients and employment opportunities to qualified talent.

  

 Responsibilities:

  • Evaluate fire protection and alarm systems on existing facilities
  • Develop fire protection system requirements to include, but not limited to fire pumps, tanks, distribution systems, hydrants, and sprinkler systems.
  • Perform fire protection engineering design functions on a variety of large public and private developments
  • Direct junior engineers as necessary.
  • Collaborate with architects, engineers and other clients
  • Maintain currency on development in codes and standards within the Fire Protection industry

 

Requirements:

  • Licensed Fire Protection Professional Engineer. Registration in Virginia, the District of Columbia, or Maryland is preferred 
  • B.S. Degree in Fire Protraction Engineering from an ABET Accredited Program
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience with fire codes and  in designing fire protection systems
  • Experience designing fire protection equipment, alarms, and suppression systems for commercial and industrial facilities.
  • Experience with building and fire safety code analysis, fire dynamic analysis, and fire risk analysis is required
  • Working knowledge of NFPA standards. Experience with DoD UFC criteria a plus
  • Working knowledge of applicable computer aided design programs (Revit, Autosprink for Revit and AutoCAD
  • Experience in developing contract documents for a wide variety of fire alarm and suppression systems (including special suppression systems)
  • Specialization in fire sprinkler systems and other water-based systems design.

 

We offer competitive benefits and compensation packages including medical, dental, vision, life, long/short-term disability, and two retirement plans: 401(k) and ESOP.

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