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Fire Protection Engineer

Company: EXP US Services
Location: Chantilly
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

Fire Protection Engineer
Chantilly, VA

exp Federal is an established full service architectural and engineering firm that provides a full range of design solutions and construction support to the federal government. Our team of professionals operates in some of the most challenging environments to provide support services to a variety of governmental agencies globally.

The Challenge
We are seeking a Fire Protection Engineer (FPE) to join our full service Architectural Design team in our Chantilly, VA office.

This position requires US Citizenship to work on US federal government projects.

Principal Areas of Responsibility:

The fire protection engineer is expected to collaborate with architect and engineers in developing comprehensive fire protection and life safety system design packages.

  • Fire alarm and mass notification system design.
  • Fire suppression system design including but not limited to fire sprinkler systems (wet & dry), pre-action system, high & low expansion foam suppression system, clean agent system, standpipe system, and fire pump system.
  • Smoke control system and stairwell pressurization system design.
  • Building code and life safety code analysis.
  • Investigate existing water supply utility and conduct hydrant flow test.
  • Investigate existing buildings for deficiencies.
  • Travel required (CONUS & OCONUS). Required Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's Degree in Fire Protection or other related degree from an accredited university
    • Fire Protection Engineering License - FPE
    • 5-10 years of Fire Protection Engineering experience in the A&E industry.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Knowledge of Building and Life Safety Codes
    • Ability to obtain a security clearance
    • US Citizenship Preferred Qualifications:
      • Proficiency in Revit and Autocad
      • Experience of FDS, CONTAM, and HASS
      • US DOD Security Clearance
      • Experience in Fire Dynamics, Egress Modeling, Special Hazard Suppression Systems and Fire Sprinkler Systems Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear and taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

        What We Offer:
          • --- Exponential full-time professional growth and development
          • --- Fast-paced and professional work culture
            • Health insurance including medical, dental, and vision
              • Health Savings Account and Flexible Savings Account options
              • Company HSA funding contributions
                • Company-sponsored Long-Term Disability, Short-Term Disability, and Life Insurance
                • 401(k) employer match up to 4%
                  • Wellness reimbursement on fitness memberships and other qualified programs
                  • Pre-tax funds on qualified transportation and parking expenses
                  • Learning & Development tuition reimbursement
                  • Flexible work schedules
                  • Generous PTO policy

                    exp Federal is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer who fully and actively supports equal access for all people regardless of Race, Color, Religion, Gender, Age, National Origin, Veteran Status, Disability, Genetic Information or Testing, Family and Medical Leave, Sexual Orientation, and Gender Identity or Expression

                    Should you need any special accommodations, please feel free to contact us at and we will arrange for the most suitable accommodations based on your needs.

Keywords: EXP US Services, Chantilly , Fire Protection Engineer, Engineering , Chantilly, Virginia

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