Fire Protection Engineer

I have an exciting new opportunity with a client who is seeking a permanent experienced Fire Protection Engineer to work out of one their MD, PA, NJ, or NY offices.  A typical work schedule will be Monday – Thursday with traveling to client sites as need throughout the week. 

Responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for engineering and/or design function on specific projects, delivering effective and cost-efficient alternatives and solutions for the project.
  • Develop and deliver reports to clients on recommended updates to ensure compliance and /or operational functionality of fire, suppression and/or life safety systems
  • Provide code and standard references, as well as, document research, reports, and interpretations for fire protection applications.
  • Meet with jurisdictional authorities and clients as needed to resolve compliance questions
  • Continuously review, and maintain a working knowledge of, changing codes, standards, industry specifications and practices to ensure compliance.


  • Bachelor’s degree or a combination of equivalent experience and certification - Engineering, or related field, required
  • EIT Required
  • 5 years field engineering/consulting experience in fire protection, preferred
  • Professional Engineer (PE) certification (or ability to obtain) a huge plus!
  • Certified Fire Protection Specialist, preferred
  • Ability to travel 50-75%
  • Working knowledge of Fire, Life Safety and Building Codes and NFPA Standards
  • Ability to manage time and meet deadlines and budgets
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Working competency with MS Office & MS Project software

This position is recruited for by a remote Kelly office, not your local Kelly branch. To be considered for this position, you must use the “submit your resume” button. If you have questions about the position, you may contact the recruiter listed below recruiting for this position by email. However, your resume must be received via the “submit your resume” button included within. Please contact recruiter Matt Bodie with questions, concerns, or email applications at

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Salary Range
$68,000.00 - 111,000.00
per Year
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Philadelphia, PA 19117, US