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Parsons Corporation Fire Protection Engineer in Pasadena, California

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.

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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