Structural Fire Protection Engineer
Baltimore, MD 
Posted 3 days ago
Job Description
Structural Fire Protection Engineer
Job Locations US-MD-Baltimore
ID 2021-1378
Category Experienced Engineering and Consulting
Type Full-Time

Jensen Hughes is seeking a Mid-level Engineer with experience in fire protection systems analysis and testing in our Baltimore, MD office. This position requires experience and interest in passive fire protection systems for structural applications, including building cladding applications and fire-resistance analysis for compliance with building codes, performance-based structural fire design applications, and fire testing support.

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 Purpose + 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, Clients, Performance) reflect our company culture and how we serve our clients within the world we work and live today.


The position will apply advanced engineering skills for supporting clients in material evaluation studies, guiding standard or prototype fire testing for material assessment and product development, engineering judgement preparation, assisting with design/construction projects, conducting onsite investigations of passive fire protection issues, and developing novel passive fire protection solutions in performance-based design projects with steel, concrete, masonry and timber framing.

You will work with a dynamic, experienced team of engineers involved in A/E projects, industrial applications, client-based research projects, forensic studies, DoD applications, and testing programs.

    Master's degree or higher in Engineering or related field (civil, structural, or fire protection engineering preferred)
  • 5+ years' experience in fire protection engineering, with demonstrated experience in passive fire protection testing and evaluation, behavior of materials in fire, and performance-based structural fire design
  • Knowledge of the International Building Code, relevant ASTM and UL standards, and use of fire resistance rated assemblies desirable.
  • Fire testing experience related to evaluating material fire resistance and passive fire protection evaluation; experience with material flammability desirable
  • Experience in fire dynamics, thermal modeling, and/or structural analysis desirable
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and demonstrated abilities to collaborate with peers and clients in multiple locations
  • Project Management experience desirable
  • E. in fire protection engineering desirable


EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Master's Degree
Required Experience
5+ years
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