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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.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to an individual’s race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, union affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, employable physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, immigration status, or any other basis protected by all applicable laws.