Consulting For Architects, Inc.

Intermediate Fire Life Safety Engineer

Job Description

Posted on: 
February 10, 2024


Intermediate Fire Life Safety Engineer | Commercial, Institutional, and Government buildingsClient

High performance engineering. Advanced engineering and design practices. Highly collaborative. Integrity and commitment. All phrases describing our client and their projects. Headquartered in New York City, with offices throughout the US, they are a global leader in consulting, engineering, and commissioning services, specializing in MEP, communication technologies, architectural lighting, vertical transportation, and commissioning. Providing consulting services throughout a project lifecycle, our client helps to plan, design, and build technically superior facilities.Description

Immediate need for a Fire Life Safety Engineer who will perform design engineering and system design by working closely with all MEP disciplines to ensure a well-coordinated design.


  • Produce clear and concise drawings consistent with client requirements and standards
  • Conduct field surveys, system assessments, and system commissioning
  • Perform calculations under the supervising engineer
  • Apply codes and standards to all designs including working drawings and specifications
  • Perform code interpretation

Job Requirements

  • Solid knowledge of fire protection systems design on various projects
  • Proven experience in Fire Alarm, Sprinkler, VESDA, and Clean Agent system design
  • Experience in the development of Fire Safety and Emergency Action plans, Fire Protection plans, and Fire Safety Evaluation Systems
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in Fire Protection, Electrical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering
  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience working in Fire Protection and Fire Alarm systems design
  • Knowledge of ICC, NFPA, and local codes (NYC codes preferred)
  • NICET certification in Fire Alarm or Fire Protection systems PREFERRED or ability to obtain one within three years of hire
  • Ability to work independently or part of a team effectively
  • Open to traveling to various project locales
  • Proven experience using AutoCAD - MEP
  • Possess strong communication skills


Bachelor's Degree in Fire Protection/Fire Alarm, Electrical Engineering, or Mechanical Engineering required

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