Current Career Opportunities: 

Senior Fire Protection Engineer

Position Summary:   Prepare building and fire code consulting and analysis reports, engineering design of fire protection and life safety systems, perform engineering analyses specific to fire protection, life safety, and risk. The candidate must work closely as part of a team, be capable of directing other staff in the preparation of designs or project execution, and have the ability to interface with clients.  Project management and business development skills are also required for this position.  Design and specify fire suppression systems including wet-pipe, dry-pipe, pre-action, deluge, fire pumps, and storage tanks on a wide variety of project types. Design of special systems such as foam, spray, mist, clean agent, wet/dry chemical, and carbon dioxide on a wide variety of projects.  Ability to analyze, review, and present on smoke control modeling, fire modeling, acoustic modeling, and timed egress analyses performed by staff is preferred.  Direct the preparation of comprehensive fire protection packages including fire suppression, fire alarm, smoke evacuation, and life safety. Apply sound fire protection engineering principles to assist in troubleshooting and solving client related problems. Assist field personnel in resolving design related installation issues. Knowledge and application of performance based design, hazard analysis, and CFD modeling is a plus. Position requires an experienced and competent individual capable of successfully solving challenging problems requiring adaptation and modification of standard techniques, procedures or criteria. 

Job Requirements:

  • Degree in fire protection engineering or other engineering discipline

  • Minimum 8 years professional experience in the fire protection and life safety consulting field

  • Detailed knowledge of building/fire codes and technical standards related to fire protection and life safety

  • Registered P.E. in the State of Texas or ability to gain licensure within 6 months of hire

  • Excellent writing, presentation, and verbal communication skills

  • Strong computer skills and knowledge of fire/life safety industry software preferred

  • Ability to work in a team environment, as well as independently, when necessary

Why work for Fire Protection Consulting Group (FPCG)? 

  • Opportunity – FPCG has become the largest dedicated Fire Protection and Code Consulting firm in south-central Texas. Our innovative approach allows staff to work on a diverse range of projects, at all levels of complexity, with the support and tools necessary to solve unique challenges and produce industry leading design solutions.

  • Compensation – Highly competitive salaries with profit sharing.

  • Benefits – Full health benefits, matching retirement savings plans, paid holidays, vacation and discretionary leave, short- and long-term disability benefits.

  • Work-Life Balance – Work from home for real work-life balance. No commute, no relocation required, flexible schedule, and casual dress code are just some of the benefits of working from home. FPCG utilizes the latest technology to give you the flexibility you need to have a productive career and fulfilling home life, all while receiving the support and team aspects of a traditional work environment.

  • Team – FPCG leadership fosters a caring team environment with family-centric company functions and weekly team conference calls.  Collaboration and communication are paramount.

  • Development – Formal training and certification courses paid for by the company.  Staff are encouraged to maintain professional membership and are expected to attend regular continuing education seminars. FPCG team members are always learning and developing.

  • Integrity – We are dedicated to serving our clients and pride ourselves on attention to detail, creativity, agility and project management.  Our staff consists of industry professionals that are detail oriented and committed to meeting schedules, budgets and the vision of our clients.  We collaborate with the diverse disciplines that comprise a design team to ensure that the complex systems and features of each project integrate in a seamless and safe fashion.

Application: If you are interested in applying for this position and meet the minimum qualifications, please email your resume to: