Fire Protection Engineering Consultant

Job Locations US-LA-New Orleans
Experienced Engineering and Consulting


JENSEN HUGHES has an exciting career opportunity for a Fire protection Engineering Consultant to work remote in Arkansas, Louisiana, or Oklahoma.  The ideal candidate will have strong experience in Fire Protection Engineering and an interest in business development.  



  • Perform professional-level fire protection engineering services such as life safety code consulting, fire protection design, fire alarm/mass notification design, smoke control design, hazardous materials consulting, system commissioning services, and performance-based solution development.
  • Develop 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 by performing field investigations, research, detailed design work, and/or detailed review of design computations done by others.
  • Identify applicable codes and standards to reference in evaluating how to respond to inquiries.
  • Conduct and document 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.
  • Effectively communicate with team members, clients, owners, design teams, and/or other project stakeholders.
  • Position may involve some CAD/Revit production and/or reviewing CAD/Revit documents produced by others.
  • Read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
  • Manage projects including proposal development; scope, schedule, and budget management; resource coordination; deliverable milestone tracking; and client interaction.
  • Participate in business development activities including, but not necessarily limited to client outreach, conference attendance, professional organization participation, and/or presentations.


  • Bachelor's degree (B.S.) or higher.
  • 5+ years of experience in fire protection engineering (compensation and title commensurate with experience and/or potential client base).
  • Licensed as a professional engineer in the state of residence or able to obtain a professional engineering license in a reasonable amount of time.
  • Demonstrate 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/or other project stakeholders.
  • The ability to travel to job sites within the state of residence.
  • Possess a strong self-initiative and able to effectively work remotely.
  • Able to effectively utilize online communication tools to work with the Southcentral team.

Jensen Hughes is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.




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