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Parsons Corporation Fire Protection Engineer in Centreville, Virginia

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Job Description:

Parsons is looking for a talented Fire Protection Engineer to join our team! In this role you will get to apply your engineering knowledge to support exciting projects. This role would be 100% remote, candidates would need be located in the CST or EST time zones.

What You'll Be Doing:

  • Plan, direct, and oversee engineering activities including project execution.

  • Conduct Fire Protection Engineering inspection, studies, design, and 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 systems, 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.

  • Occasional visits to construction sites (commissioning witness, As Built Verification/Generation) may require travel with overnight stay.

  • Approximately 10-40% travel per year.

  • With minimal support, carrying out and reviewing Fire Protection Engineering calculations including smoke exhaust and evacuation analysis.

  • Review/Create Architectural Life Safety Code Analysis based on IBC and NFPA 101.

  • Review fire protection submittals (Shop Drawings for construction) for code compliance prior to submittal to the AHJ for permitting.

  • Extracts engineering information from CAD drawings. Prepares engineering computations, material quantity takeoffs, estimates, surveys, and designs.

  • Reviews supplier drawing submittals and performs technical bid analyses.

  • Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.

What Required Skills You'll Bring:

  • Possess certifications, training, and working knowledge of all ICC and NFPA codes and standards including one or more of the NFPA 13, 14, 11, 15, 16, 20, 22, 24, 25, 2001, 70, and 72.

  • Experience in using Hydraulic Calculation software such as HASS or AutoSPRINK.

What Desired Skills You'll Bring:

  • Ability to design fire alarm, fire suppression, and life safety systems using Revit is preferred.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in engineering (or related field) and typically 3+ years of related work experience.

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

This position is part of our Critical Infrastructure team.

For more than 75 years, our experts have designed and delivered the critical infrastructure that connects and protects communities around the world. We work in diverse, collaborative teams, both within the company and with our partners and customers, to plan, design, build, and modernize infrastructure. We take special pride in projects and solutions that improve communities as well as people’s quality of life by promoting economic growth, enhancing mobility, and increasing sustainability and resiliency. Powered by our people, we provide the imagination necessary to support our customers’ visions—and to help them see new possibilities.

Salary Range:

$61,200.00 - $123,400.00

We value our employees and want our employees to take care of their overall wellbeing, which is why we offer best-in-class benefits such as medical, dental, vision, paid time off, Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), 401(k), life insurance, flexible work schedules, and holidays to fit your busy lifestyle!

This position will be posted for a minimum of 3 days and will continue to be posted for an average of 30 days until a qualified applicant is selected or the position has been cancelled.

Parsons is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility in the workplace. Diversity is ingrained in who we are, how we do business, and is one of our company’s core values. Parsons equally employs representation at all job levels for minority, female, disabled, protected veteran and LGBTQ+.

We truly invest and care about our employee’s wellbeing and provide endless growth opportunities as the sky is the limit, so aim for the stars! Imagine next and join the Parsons quest—APPLY TODAY!About Us

Parsons is a digitally enabled solutions provider focused on the defense, security, and infrastructure markets. With nearly 75 years of experience, Parsons is uniquely qualified to deliver cyber/converged security, technology-based intellectual property, and other innovative services to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+.

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