Fire Protection Engineer - FPE Certified in Pasadena, CA at Parsons

Date Posted: 11/18/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Parsons has a position for a Senior Fire Protection Engineer (FPE) to join the Fire Protection Engineering Division of 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.

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
  • Houston Texas


  • 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

Must be eligible to obtain and maintain, or currently possess Prescreen Required clearance.

Ready for action? We’re looking for the kind of people who see this opportunity and don’t hesitate to act. Parsons is a leader in the world of Technical Services and Engineering. We hire people with a broad set of technical skills who have proven experience tackling some of the greatest challenges. Take your next step and apply today.