Fire Protection Engineer

Mobile, AL

Posted: 08/14/2023 Employment Type: Temp/Contract Job Number: real_street-2418 Pay Rate: 130000.00 USD YEAR

Job Description

Since 2001, RealStreet has connected management executives for the construction industry to contractors working on commercial and government projects. As a leading firm in the country which specializes entirely in senior level construction employment, we have cultivated long-term relationships with many of the industry's leading companies enabling us access to the top companies throughout the continental U.S.

We currently have an exciting hybrid opportunity for a Fire Protection Engineer. This individual will support our client, a design engineering firm based out of Nashville TN, with commercial, industrial and federal projects around the country. The position provides a comprehensive benefits package which includes paid holidays, paid time off, an extensive insurance plan and a 401(k) retirement plan with a generous company match

Job Responsibilities

The Fire Protection Engineer will become a part of our client’s engineering team in the Mobile, Alabama office and will provide professional fire protection engineering, fire protection design, installation, construction and safety services.

Responsibilities of the Fire Protection Engineer include:

  • Respond to RFIs and review submittals
  • Provide design and support during all construction phase
  • Serve as the subject matter expert regarding standards and practices for life safety and fire protection engineering designs, system components, installations and system construction
  • Participate in design reviews and provide applicable feedback to contractor in areas of:
    • Passive fire protection
    • Fire sprinkler
    • Fire suppression
    • Fire detection
    • Mass notification systems for new and existing facilities
  • Analyze life safety requirements for buildings, including building code compliance, occupant load calculations and egress analysis
  • Perform on-site system evaluations and oversight, documentation of such and assist with final system commissioning

Job Requirements

Specific qualifications for the Fire Protection Engineer include:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Fire Protection Engineering or related engineering discipline
  • Licensure as an Engineer Intern (EI) or Engineer in Training (EIT) in Fire Protection Engineering is required, a Professional Engineer (PE) in Fire Protection Engineering is preferred
  • Ten (10) years of experience in a technical fire protection design or consulting role involving fire protection systems such as:
    • Fire sprinkler systems
    • Fire suppression
    • Fire pumps
    • Clean agent systems
    • Fire alarm and mass notification systems
  • One (1) year experience with building and design codes, such as the International Building Code family and the NFPA series of codes and standards
  • Proficiency with latest versions of Revit 3D Modeling, AutoDesk Suite and Microsoft Office Suite
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Authorized to work in the US



RealStreet offers a comprehensive benefit package which includes:

  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Holidays
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan with generous company match
  • Medical Insurance Plan which includes prescription coverage
  • Voluntary Vision Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Life Insurance & long term disability insurance

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RealStreet is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

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We have had an eight-year relationship with RealStreet on a number of federal construction management contracts. They have been extremely responsive to our needs, helping us fill a variety of construction services positions, often with short notice. They have been a reliable and responsive partner, and we can always count on them to quickly deliver Read More…

Tony Leketa, PE, Executive Vice President

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