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Parsons Corporation Fire Protection Engineer in San Antonio, Texas

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Job Description:

Parsons is looking for an amazingly talented Fire Protection Engineer to join our team!

In this role you will get to join the Fire Protection Engineering Division of the Parsons Federal Business Unit in support of various Government Agency projects. Parsons Federal provides a broad array of engineering design services to its clients including Fire and Life Safety Engineering and Fire Protection System Design.

What You'll Be Doing:

  • Apply technical skills to design and assess the following: automatic suppression systems; fire detection, alarm and mass notification systems; fire and life safety code analysis; egress analysis; fire resistant rated construction analysis; smoke control design and special inspections; site surveys and inspections; as well as general fire protection and life safety concepts.

  • Interpret and apply applicable NFPA Standards, International Building Code (IBC), and other applicable codes and standards (Government Standards – Unified Facilities Criteria , etc.).

  • Perform building and fire code analysis and code interpretations.

  • Develop engineering judgements for code alternatives.

  • Provide peer reviews of colleagues’ work product.

  • Perform analysis of existing fire protection systems.

  • Implements the Company Procedures while seeking improvements to work process and design/engineering approaches.

  • Comply with all safety policies.

  • Visit construction sites, including intermittent travel with overnight stay(s).

  • Work in a professional office environment and routinely uses standard office equipment.

  • Work will be performed under general supervision by the Deputy Fire Protection Engineering Manager and the Fire Protection Engineering Manager.

  • Position is hybrid with 3 days in office.

What Required Skills You'll Bring:

  • 5+ years of experience in the fire protection engineering/consulting profession.

  • Bachelor’s degree (B.S.) from accredited college or university in Fire Protection Engineering, Fire Sciences, or related engineering field.

  • EIT and/or PE (NCEES Specific FPE Discipline); or working toward completing these.

  • Experience in preparing life safety, fire suppression, and fire alarm / detection drawings.

  • Possess project management skills for managing internal projects as well as external client needs.

  • Experience coordinating with a multi-discipline design team.

  • Experience designing fire protection systems including suppression systems, fire detection, alarm and communication systems and performing analysis of existing fire protection systems.

  • Ability to complete site surveys and identify code issues and find solutions.

  • Must be able to complete projects start to finish, while working independently.

  • Must be able to multi-task, work with minimal supervision, follow written and oral instructions, show attention to detail and demonstrate problem-solving skills.

  • Possess strong critical thinking, organizational, and analytical abilities (or demonstrate ability to develop such abilities).

  • Program experience with, and working knowledge of, REVIT, AutoCAD, Bluebeam, and Microsoft Suite

  • Proficient in REVIT (preferred) and AutoCAD.

  • Strong organizational ability; detail oriented; high degree of accuracy.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Excellent time management skills.

  • Positive contributor to overall office and department goals, culture, and morale

  • Ability to provide peer reviews of colleagues’ work product.

  • A positive, can-do attitude.

  • US Citizenship and ability to obtain a US Government security clearance.

What Desired Skills You'll Bring:

  • Knowledge and understanding of other fire protection programs (AutoSprink, HASS, AlarmCAD, CONTAM, FDS, etc.) or desire to develop these skillsets.

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

This position is part of our Federal Solutions team.

Our Federal Solutions segment delivers resources to our US government customers that ensure the success of missions around the globe. Our diverse, intelligent employees drive the state of the art as they provide services and solutions in the areas of defense, security, intelligence, infrastructure, and environmental. We promote a culture of excellence and close-knit teams that take pride in delivering, protecting, and sustaining our nation's most critical assets, from Earth to cyberspace. Throughout the company, our people are anticipating what’s next to deliver the solutions our customers need now.

Salary Range:

$70,500.00 - $145,800.00

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!

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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