Fire Protection Engineer

Washington, DC

Posted: 06/09/2021 Employment Type: Internal Temp/Contract Industry: Construction General Job Number: real_street-2167 Pay Rate: 100000.00 USD YEAR

Job Description

Since 2001, RealStreet has connected construction management executives to owners and leading contractors, working on commercial and government projects. As one of the leading firms in the country specializing exclusively in this area, we have cultivated long-term relationships with many of the industry's leading organizations enabling us access to the top engineering and construction programs throughout the country.

RealStreet has an assignment for a Fire Protection Engineer in Washington, DC. This individual will support our client, one of the world’s largest engineering, construction, technical and management firms. In addition to a competitive salary, this 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 (additional benefit details listed below).

Job Responsibilities

The Fire Protection Engineer position is based in Washington, DC, and will be responsible for making construction work packages, taking construction drawings and creating loop drawings. Additional responsibilities of the Fire Protection Engineer include:

  • Creating Statements of Work (SOW) for fire protection vendors equipment, programming and shop drawings
  • Coordinating work with electricians installing equipment and loops
  • Providing coordination and reviews of submittals RFIs, change orders and claims
  • Assisting or leading Quality Assurance (QA) efforts regarding technical engineering elements per COR instructions

Job Requirements

Specific qualifications for the Fire Protection Engineer role include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Construction Management, Project Management or a related field
  • 15 years minimum fire protection engineering experience
  • Must have experience making construction work packages, taking construction drawings and creating loop drawings
  • Knowledge of Primavera is preferred
  • Must be able to pass standard Federal background investigation
  • Experience working on NAVFAC or Army Corps of Engineers projects is preferred


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

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RealStreet has been an excellent partner in understanding our programs unique staffing requirements-skills, experience, clearances, seasonality and consistently provides qualified and highly productive team members who are often recognized by our customers for their performance.

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