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, Virginia

Req #: R122150


  • US - Field
  • US - CA, Pasadena

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

Job Description:

US Citizenship is required. Candidate must have the ability to obtain US Government security clearances.

Fire Protection Engineer

Parsons has a position for a Fire Protection Engineer (FPE) to join the Fire Protection Engineering Division of Federal Business Unit in support of various Government Agency projects who either has a PE or is ready to get one within the year. Parsons Federal provides a broad array of engineering design services to its clients including Fire and Life Safety Engineering and Fire Protection System Design. 


  • Plan, direct, and oversee engineering activities including project execution
  • Conduct Fire Protection Engineering inspection, studies, design, and complex calculations
  • Complete site surveys and identify code issues and offer compliant solutions
  • Perform interpretation and application of local, state, and federal requirements, and regulations, relative to all aspects of fire protection and life safety
  • Prepare and present technical audits, reports, and exhibits
  • Design fire suppression system, fire alarm system, and prepare technical specifications
  • Ability to multi-task, work with minimal supervision, follow written and oral instructions, show attention to detail and demonstrate problem-solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Comply with all safety policies
  • Visit construction sites or frequent travel with overnight stay


  • B.S. Degree, or higher, in Engineering, preferably Fire Protection Engineering.
  • Professional Engineering (PE) License in Fire Protection Engineering, or ability to obtain within a year of hire.
  • 4+ years of work experience in Fire Protection Engineering design and project management, or related engineering discipline.
  • Possess certifications, training, and working knowledge of all NFPA codes and standards including NFPA13, 14, 11, 15, 16, 20, 22, 24, 25, 2001, 70, and 72.
  • Experience in using AutoCAD, Revit, and Hydraulic Calculation software including HASS, AutoSPRINK, and HydroCAD.  Ability to design fire alarm, fire suppression, and life safety systems in Revit.
  • US Citizenship is required. Candidate must have the ability to obtain US Government security clearances

*** This position is contingent upon contract modification and release of funds.

The position may require a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief as required by federal, state, provincial or local mandates or customer requirements. 

, Virginia

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Founded in 1944, Parsons, an engineering, construction, technical, and management services firm with revenues of $2.7 billion in 2011, is 100% owned by the Employee Stock Ownership Trust. We conquer the toughest logistical challenges and deliver design/design-build, program/construction management, and other professional services packaged in innovative alternative delivery methods to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide. Parsons is a leader in many diversified markets with a focus on transportation, environmental/infrastructure, and defense/security.

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