Fire Protection Engineer Resume

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Career Objective:

Certified and experienced Fire Protection Engineer seeking a challenging position with ‘XYZ Fire Service Station’ to effectively implement my knowledge of fire protection science and prevent lives and properties.

Summary of Skills:

  • In-depth information about performing fire protection, and life safety code analysis

  • Strong background in fire suppression system, including water distribution analysis, fire alarm, and detection systems

  • Capable of presenting technically sound fire protection strategies as per standard fire safety codes

  • Resourceful and flexible to travel or work for extended hours depending on the need of the situation

  • Ability to maintain cordial and effective relationship with engineers, contractors, inspectors, construction project developers, and public

  • Sound knowledge of AutoCAD, REVIT, Microsoft Office and other computer applications

  • Excellent critical thinking, and problem solving skills

  • Team player with outstanding communication skills, and quick decision-making power

Work Experience:

Senior Fire Protection Engineer

RS&H, Jacksonville, FL

March 2016 – Present

  • Supporting cross functional teams on installation of new fire system at client’s site, and supervising the overall process

  • Designing and implementing innovative solutions to minimize the risk of fire, hazards for residential and commercial apartments, public spaces

  • Evaluating the apartment for water supply as well as checking the possible entrance or exit systems for emergency situations

  • Making appropriate recommendations for change in design or material of the equipment such as fire protection system, structural component system

  • Conducting fire safety inspections of apartments, buildings, public spaces, and installations to ensure compliance with the federal standards

Fire Protection Engineer

RS&H, Jacksonville, FL

November 2014 – February 2016

  • Reviewed plans and specifications for the proposed apartments, and suggested modifications in the blueprint to incorporate fire safety ordinances

  • Designed fire protection systems using modern strategies, including fire alarm, sprinkler, and special hazard systems

  • Inspected projects and gave recommendations about materials, equipment or alleviation methods that are non-conducive to fire

  • Provided engineering evaluations by preparing accurate reports about the inspection for passive fire protection applications

  • Performed inspections and acceptance testing on the installed fire protection systems, including heat and smoke detection systems, fire alarm systems, or special hazard protection equipment

Fire Protection Specialist

HILTI, Jacksonville, FL

January 2012 – October 2014

  • Took responsibility to inspect apartments, commercial complexes, shopping malls, and other public spaces for dangerous fire hazards within the assigned area

  • Coordinated with real estate contractors, architects, engineers, and recommended installation of the fire protection systems to ensure safety

  • Reviewed design engineering packages and 3D models to suggest modifications to existing systems as per the safety standards

  • Documented detailed reports on the latest fire suppression systems, fire alarm, and detection systems

  • Prepared training materials for department staff and mentored junior engineers


Fire Protection Engineer Assistant

HILTI, Jacksonville, FL

July 2010 – December 2011

  • Attended training workshops to understand the operation and maintenance of fire protection systems

  • Participated in client meetings to understand their requirement and made basic AutoCAD drawings

  • Assisted in performing fire protection calculations, including hydraulic analysis of water hose, battery calculations, and voltage drop fluctuations

  • Performed site evaluations, and documented detailed reports about existing fire protection systems

  • Assisted in performing various other duties, including resolving design-related installation issues, contractor specifications, and field inspections


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Fire Science

    Webster University, Jacksonville, FL



  • Certified Fire Protection Specialist, 2013

    Certified Safety Professional, 2011

    Professional Engineering License, State of Florida, 2010


On request.

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