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Jacobs Junior Fire Protection Engineer in Dallas, Texas

Your Impact:

Our People & Places Solutions business – reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the "why" of what we do – the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole. From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology – we're integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow.

Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.

At Jacobs, we’re not just building structures, we’re helping our clients innovate and grow by designing, engineering, and executing the construction of state-of-the-art facilities that are changing our world. We push the limits of what’s possible to make the world smarter, more connected, and more sustainable.

We have an immediate opportunity for a Junior Fire Protection Engineer to join our Central Texas Fire Protection group. Reporting to the Regional Group Leader, this role, as part of our Fire Protection Design Services, provides fire protection engineering consulting services. Including fire sprinkler, fire suppression, fire detection and alarm, and mass notification systems design for new and existing facilities including aircraft hangars, manufacturing facilities, mission critical facilities, and federal facilities; as well as consulting for life safety, building, and fire code compliance.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work with an in-house staff of architects and engineers to coordinate fire protection systems in an integrated BIM working environment while considering client concerns for project costs and construction schedules

  • Tasked with planning and design details including engineering concepts, distribution plans, riser diagrams, detail drawings, schedules, specifications, design analysis, and engineering reports

  • Occasional on-site project observations and reviews; duties required to fulfill contractual obligations for construction phase services; overseeing other personnel assigned to this responsibility.

Jacobs offers competitive pay and benefits commensurate with experience and qualifications; flexible schedules; hybrid working model; and a team dynamic that encourages knowledge sharing and growth. Bring your technical expertise, creativity, and curiosity and we’ll help you evolve and succeed in your career.

Here’s what you’ll need :

  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering, Fire Protection Engineering, or Fire Protection Engineering Technology

  • Technical experience in a technical fire protection design or consultant role involving fire protection systems

  • Experience in fire sprinkler, suppression, life safety, building code analysis, and fire alarm system layout utilizing hydraulic calculation programs, and knowledge of NFPA Codes, and International Building and Fire Codes

  • Demonstrated experience in ability to lead projects and manage resources

  • Ability to travel

Ideally, you'll also have:

  • Experience with Revit

  • Experience with Federal facilities and familiar with UFC’s

  • Experience with Navisworks and Bluebeam

  • EIT or PE license

At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $15 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 60,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws and supplemental language.