Associate Fire Protection Engineer

Job Locations US-CA-San Diego
Entry Level & Early Career


Jensen Hughes has an exciting career opportunity for an Associate Fire protection Engineer located in our San Diego, California office.  We are interested in hiring entry level engineer with a strong interest in Fire protection or an experienced Fire protection engineer who would like to take their career to the next level at Jensen Hughes.    Our global team of engineers, scientists and consultants are among the very best in the industry and we continue to build on our heritage of making the world a safer place. We have served on more than 150 committees for international codes and standards making organization and help drive adoption throughout the world. With tens of thousands of projects under our belts, we have the expertise needed to help with any challenge you may face.


Learns and performs professional-level fire protection engineering services such as life safety code consulting, sprinkler design, fire alarm design, performance-based fire engineering design, under the direction of a P.E. or an experienced consultant.  Develops plans, specifications, and inspection reports as needed on assigned tasks to see that these items are complete, accurate and in accordance with good professional service practice standards. Assist in the resolution of design problems that may include performing field investigations or inspections, detailed design work, and detailed checking of design computations done by others, or general coordination of specific design aspects into a project. Identify applicable codes and standards to reference in evaluating how to respond to inquiries. Conduct and document assigned work such as basic building code analyses, egress analyses, fire detection and alarm systems reviews, smoke control systems reviews, and basic sprinkler and water supply systems reviews, including hydraulic calculations. Apply engineering calculations such as size required, means of egress, maximum allowable building area, sprinkler system water supplies and smoke control equipment.  Effectively communicate with project team members, clients and others. Position may involve some CADD document preparation/production 


Bachelor's degree (B.S.) in Engineering and some related experience in Fire protection

The ideal candidate could also be working towards a Masters degree in Fire protection
Demonstrated effective written and oral communication skills to write reports, business correspondence, presentations and procedure manuals, and to respond to questions from groups of managers, clients and the general public.






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