Senior Fire Protection Engineer Job at Whitman, Requardt & Associates, LLP, Baltimore, MD

  • Whitman, Requardt & Associates, LLP
  • Baltimore, MD

Job Description

At Whitman, Requardt & Associates, LLP, (WRA) we are "People Focused and Project Driven". We have been in business for more than 105 years and we are known for our quality work and quality employees. This is your chance to join our team - help us to develop the infrastructure and buildings that improve the world!  

Whitman, Requardt & Associates, LLP (WRA) is a leading multidisciplinary engineering and architectural firm headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland. With a rich history spanning over a century, we are dedicated to delivering innovative, high-quality solutions to a diverse range of public and private sector clients. Our commitment to excellence, technical expertise, and client satisfaction makes us a trusted leader in the industry.

We are seeking a Senior Fire Protection Engineer to join our dynamic team in Baltimore, MD. As a Senior Fire Protection Engineer at WRA, you will be a key player in the design and implementation of fire protection systems for various building and infrastructure projects. The ideal candidate will have extensive experience in fire protection engineering, a strong knowledge of industry standards, and a passion for delivering safe and efficient solutions.


  • Lead and manage the design and evaluation of fire protection systems for projects of varying complexity, including new construction and renovations.
  • Develop fire protection engineering concepts, plans, and specifications, ensuring compliance with local and national codes and standards.
  • Collaborate with architects, mechanical and electrical engineers, and other stakeholders to integrate fire protection measures seamlessly into project designs.
  • Conduct fire hazard analyses, risk assessments, and performance-based design evaluations.
  • Review and approve fire protection system shop drawings and submittals.
  • Provide technical expertise and guidance to junior fire protection engineering staff.
  • Participate in site visits, inspections, and commissioning activities to ensure proper installation and functionality of fire protection systems.
  • Serve as a subject matter expert on fire protection matters, including code interpretations and compliance.
  • Interact with clients, regulatory agencies, and project teams to address fire protection-related inquiries and requirements.


  • Bachelor's degree in Fire Protection Engineering or a related field.
  • Professional Engineer (PE) license in Fire Protection Engineering.
  • Minimum of 8 years of relevant experience in fire protection engineering.
  • Strong knowledge of fire codes and standards (NFPA, IBC, etc.).
  • Proficiency in fire modeling and analysis software.
  • Experience with hydraulic calculations and fire suppression system design.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a multidisciplinary team.
  • US citizenship is required.


WRA recognizes that employees play an important role in its success. Our commitment to full-time employees is reflected in the comprehensive benefits package we offer:

  • Flexible work schedule options
  • Competitive salary
  • Leave accrual and paid holidays
  • Healthcare benefits
  • Group Life Insurance, as well as additional optional life Insurance, short and long term disability insurance
  • Flexible spending accounts for medical and dependent care reimbursement
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Parental and maternity leave benefits

WRA is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and complies with all applicable anti-discrimination laws.

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis without the need for employment-based visa sponsorship now or in the future. WRA will not sponsor applicants for U.S. work visa status for this opportunity. (no sponsorship is available for H-1B, L-1, TN, O-1, E-3, H-1B1, F-1, J-1, OPT, CPT or any other employment-based visa)

Position # 2159

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Job Tags

Holiday work, Full time, Temporary work, Local area, H1b, Flexible hours,

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