Dec 09, 2019

Senior Fire Protection Engineer

  • Professional Diversity Network
  • Charlotte, NC, USA
Full-Time Engineering

Job Description


Make a Difference

Sr. Fire Protection Engineer - Charlotte, NC

Parsons is an industry leader in delivering technology driven solutions to promote safer, healthier and sustainable world class infrastructure to communities throughout the world. Our landmark projects and capital improvement programs support global initiatives in infrastructure, water, energy, power, renewables, environmental, healthcare, education, and communications. We are hiring colleagues with an entrepreneurial spirit who thrive on professional challenges in a high energy environment.


Completes a wide variety of difficult engineering assignments, applying engineering techniques and analyses within the Fire Protection discipline. The Engineer at this level is a fully qualified professional, proficient in the utilization of most engineering theories and practices. Some assignments involve CAE (computer aided engineering)/CAD (computer aided design) applications.


Performs complex engineering tasks and particularly important engineering work efficiently and accurately. Extracts engineering information from CAD drawings. Prepares engineering computations, material quantity takeoffs, estimates, surveys, and designs. Completes a variety of assignments such as drawings, specifications, and other materials suitable for procurement and construction purposes. Frequently interfaces with other Engineering disciplines as well as other departments. Prepares detailed requisitions for equipment and materials. Reviews supplier drawing submittals and performs technical bid analyses. Prepares and issues specifications, data sheets, and other construction documents. Provides technical guidance to CAD Designer/Drafters, Designers, and lower-level Engineers working on the same project. May be required to provide the seal and signature of the professional engineer, as appropriate, ensuring compliance with all applicable codes, regulations, and ordinances. May act in an advisory capacity to senior management personnel on engineering related matters. Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.

Bachelor's degree in Engineering (or related field) and 8+ years of related work experience
Professional Engineer registration may be required
Proficiency in utilizing CAD and other PC software packages typically associated with engineering is required

Other relative experience that would be beneficial to the candidate:

  • CFD (Computational Fluid Dynamics) simulation experience
  • Smoke exhaust system design experience
  • Fire Hazard Analysis experience
  • Loss prevention/Risk Analysis experience
  • Fire Protection and Fire Detection construction experience


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.




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