Moon, Pennsylvania


Michael Baker International is seeking an entry level Fire Protection Associate to join the team at our Moon Township, PA office. Under direct supervision, the Fire Protection Associate will assist the senior fire protection personnel with the planning, design and analysis of fire protection systems and perform life safety analysis for new and existing buildings. Types of systems include: fire sprinklers, fire pumps, high expansion foam, fire alarm and mass notification systems. Typical buildings and facilities include: office buildings, storage and warehouses, aircraft hangars, and maintenance facilities.

  • Complete fire protection system designs, including sprinkler, fire pump, fire alarm, and mass notification systems
  • Perform hydraulic calculations for sprinkler and fire pump design
  • Analyze life safety requirements for buildings, including building code compliance, occupant load calculations and egress analysis
  • Perform on-site system evaluations and assist with final system testing
  • Summarize submittals and contractor Requests For Information for review
  • Coordinate designs with other engineering disciplines

  • Bachelor's Degree in Fire Protection Engineering; Master's Degree desirable
  • 0-2 years of professional experience
  • EIT, or ability to obtain within 1 year; P.E. certification desirable
  • Knowledge of fire protection systems, including: fire sprinkler systems, fire pumps, clean agent systems, high expansion foam systems, fire alarm and mass notification systems
  • Knowledge and/or experience of building and design codes, specifically IBC, NFPA 101, NFPA 13 and NFPA 72
  • AutoCAD and/or Revit experience preferred
  • HRS HASS calculation experience preferred
  • Experience in the design of fire protection systems preferred

The salary range for this position is $56,886 - $118,527. This will be dependent on the experience and expertise of the incoming candidate.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package including:

  • Medical, dental, vision insurance
  • 401k Retirement Plan
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Life, AD&D, short-term, and long-term disability
  • Professional and personal development
  • Generous paid time off
  • Commuter and wellness benefits

Moon, Pennsylvania

Michael Baker International, a global leader in engineering, planning and consulting has been partnering with communities since 1940 to solve their most complex infrastructure challenges with a legacy of expertise, experience, innovation and integrity.

Supported by more than 6,000 employees in 90 offices worldwide, we provide a full continuum of life-cycle engineering consulting, specialized global construction, base operations, security management, systems integration and intelligence solutions. Our clients include federal, state, and municipal governments; foreign allied governments; and a wide range of private development and other commercial partners.


When Michael Baker Jr. first established his engineering firm in 1940, he envisioned a company that would serve as a property surveyor or designer of roads, bridges, buildings and sewage systems, and also as a trusted, long-term partner with local communities and distant nations. His employees strove to transform communities, companies, states and even nations, adopting dual roles as both caring neighbors and innovative nation builders. Baker instilled in his employees the drive to deliver improved quality of life and the desire to make a difference.


Baker built a lasting legacy that today forms the foundation on which we continue to serve and grow. Today, we continue to leverage our collective expertise and experience to make the communities we serve better. We strive to make them safer, more accessible, more environmentally sustainable and more livable. We facilitate their transformation supported by differentiating innovation, technologies and dedicated employees. We are change agents, leading our partners around the world into the future.


Our greatest differentiator, though, is our employees who demonstrate a world-class ability to solve complex problems. That’s why we engage our people, educate and train them, develop their careers, and invest in their futures. We give them opportunities around the world to exercise and expand their skills and expertise. We reward innovation and collaboration that lead to the best solutions for our clients. As a company, We Make a Difference.


To most effectively serve our clients, Michael Baker International is organized into three distinct business units: Engineering & Consulting; Sallyport Global Holdings; and SC3, which are described below.




The Engineering, Planning and Consulting business unit encompasses the complete life-cycle of planning, environmental assessment, engineering design, construction management, and facilities maintenance for projects in more than 38 countries on five continents. We provide a full continuum of solutions for a broad range of markets, including highways, bridges, airports, rail and mass transit systems, domestic and overseas government and commercial facilities, water and wastewater infrastructure, energy infrastructure and urban planning and development.


Professional Services – As part of Engineering, Planning and Consulting, this business unit provides high-value, differentiated engineering and professional services around the globe, including specialized construction services, cost management support and engineering support.

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