Senior Fire Protection Consultant (LA,IRV,SD,RIV)
Job Details
4 Year Degree
Up to 25%

The tk1sc Senior Fire Protection Consultant is responsible for performing complex design calculations, sketches, technical comparisons, and similar technical work as required by the assignment.  Develops performance-based engineering and fire modeling analysis, and fire alarm and fire suppression systems. In addition, the Senior Fire Protection Consultant is responsible for project overview, financial management and reporting as well as business development and marketing under the direction of Group Director.  Working with minimal supervision, the Senior Fire Protection Consultant is accountable for reviewing engineering deliverables prepared by junior-level staff as well as engineering peers.


  • Intermediate knowledge of own discipline/department for Small Fee Projects or Low-Level complexity projects.
  • Executes broad directions as provided by a supervisor but is comfortable in making engineering decisions on a discipline-specific level.  Ability to identify appropriate solutions based upon several different and often competing data.
  • Performs coordination at a higher level by reviewing drawings supplied by vendors, other team engineers, and architects while implementing design modifications as necessary.
  • Ability to gather appropriate resources in order to solve problems.
  • Customarily and regularly supports the work of two or more other employees and exercises independent judgment and discretion in supervision.
  • Demonstrates a willingness to support training for others.
  • Assists supervisor by providing input on discipline-specific resource staffing allocations to meet business needs.
  • Believes in and champions the firms’ core values and inspires others to do the same.
  • Identifies and applies creative thinking and innovation that adds value at the discipline level.
  • Ability to drive clients to make informed decisions on a discipline basis.
  • Effectively writes and verbally communicates concepts and ideas, both internally and externally.
  • Moderate experience with monitoring and successfully managing project costs versus budget for discipline while understanding the firm’s financial system.
  • Demonstrates the ability to react to client needs and expectations, while developing skills in proactive communication.




  • Bachelor’s Degree in Fire Protection Engineering, Fire Protection Technology or Architectural Engineering preferred


  • 5 to 7 years’ experience in Fire Engineering and Building Code Consulting

Computer Skills:  

  • Experience with AutoCAD and Revit documentation and management as it applies to Fire Protection Engineering.
  • Experience with and understanding of CONTAM and FDS

Certifications & Licenses:          

  • Professional registration in Fire Protection Engineering is encouraged (PE).

Other Requirements:

  • Proven ability to understand and recognize complex design problems.
  • Effective communication skills with a team-oriented attitude.
  • Knowledge of Fire Protection and related California Building Codes
  • General knowledge of Green Building practices and LEED Rating Systems
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license.

Successful applicant must be able to provide proof of vaccination against COVID-19 prior to their start date or prior to December 8, 2021, whichever is later, or be granted an exemption based on a disability or sincerely held religious belief. If you cannot receive the vaccine because of a disability or a sincerely-held religious belief, you may submit an accommodation request to WSP’s Equal Employment Opportunity Office. Learn more about the COVID-19 vaccination here -







Reasonable Accommodations Statement:

To accomplish this job successfully, the individual must be able to perform, with or without reasonable accommodation, each essential function satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to help enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The company has reviewed this job description to ensure that essential functions and basic duties have been included. It is intended to provide guidelines for job expectations and the employee's ability to perform the position described. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all functions, responsibilities, skills and abilities. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate. This document does not represent a contract of employment, and the company reserves the right to change this job description and/or assign tasks for the employee to perform, as the company may deem appropriate.