Senior Fire and Egress Modeling Engineer

Job Locations US-MD-Baltimore | US-MD-Rockville | US-VA-Blacksburg
Experienced Engineering and Consulting


Jensen Hughes is seeking a talented Senior Fire and Egress Modeling Engineer in Mid-Atlantic Region (Baltimore/Rockville, MD or Blacksburg, VA). 


Since 1939, we have been at the leading edge of safety, security and risk-based engineering and consulting, serving the most complex global projects.  In addition, we pride ourselves on driving code and standard development and adoption throughout the world and across industries.  We planted our roots with a commitment to earning your trust and protecting lives, property and reputation.  Today, we continue to work at the forefront of the professional services industry in safety, security and risk-based science, engineering and consulting.  Our Company + Principles honor our past while looking to the future.  The range of services we provide are how we achieve our Purpose: to make our world safe, secure and resilient.  This purpose and commitments within each of four Principles (People, Industry, Client, Performance) reflect our company culture and how we serve our clients within the world we work and live today.


The position will be for the Research, Development, Testing, and Evaluation (RDTE) division.  This exciting group includes an interdisciplinary team of CFD engineers, FEM engineers, machine learning engineers, and laboratory/testing engineers. The position will require detailed knowledge of performance-based design evaluations using computational fluid dynamics for smoke control applications.


  • P.E. License in Fire Protection Engineering
  • Knowledge of building/fire codes and standards related to fire/life safety
  • Ten (10) or more years of hands-on industry experience in using Fire Dynamics Simulator (FDS), Consolidated Fire and Smoke Transport Model (CFAST) and CONTAM
  • Ten (10) or more years of hands-on industry experience in using egress models such as PathFinder, Exodus, and MassMotion, etc.
  • Five (5) or more years of experience as project manager for projects including performance-based design, fire and egress modeling
  • Ability to work both as an individual contributor as well as in a team environment
  • Ability to mentor junior engineers on smoke control modeling using FDS
  • Ability to analyze, prepare and review smoke control modeling and egress analysis
  • Ability to present the information prepared by others to clients and AHJs
  • Existing client-base with a willingness to grow in new areas

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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