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Parsons Corporation Fire Protection Engineer in Pasadena, California

Fire Protection Engineer


Pasadena, California, United States

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Fire Protection Engineer, Senior

Parsons has a position for aSenior Fire Protection Engineer (FPE)to join the Fire Protection EngineeringDivision of Federal Business Unit in support of various Government Agency projects. Parsons Federal provides a broad array ofengineering design services to its clients including Fire and Life Safety Engineering and Fire Protection System Design.

Additional responsibilities:

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

  • Conduct Fire Protection Engineering inspection, studies, design, and complex calculations

  • 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

  • Comply with all safety policies

  • Complete site surveys and identify code issues and offer compliant solutions

  • Visit construction sites or frequent travel with overnight stay

Preferred Locations:

  • Pasadena California

  • San Antonio Texas

  • Washington DC

  • Centerville VA

  • Merritt Island Florida


  • 8+ years of work experience in Fire Protection Engineering design and project management

  • 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

  • Experience in using AutoCAD, Revit, and Hydraulic Calculation software

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


  • B.S. Degree, or higher, in Engineering, preferably Fire Protection Engineering

  • Professional Engineering (PE) License in Fire Protection Engineering

  • 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


  • Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) simulation experience is a plus

  • Smoke control and exhaust system design experience is a plus

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.

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

Parsons is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards 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 applicable laws.