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Sr Fire Protection Engineer

Posted on 19 March 2024

Information Technology 
Silver Spring, MD  

About Us

DLH delivers improved health and national security readiness solutions for federal programs through science research and development, systems engineering and integration, and digital transformation. Our experts in public health, performance evaluation, and health operations solve the complex problems faced by civilian and military customers alike by leveraging advanced tools – including digital transformation, artificial intelligence, data analytics, cloud enablement, modeling, and simulation, and more. With over 3,200 employees dedicated to the idea that “Your Mission is Our Passion,” DLH brings a unique combination of government sector experience, proven methodology, and unwavering commitment to innovation to improve the lives of millions.


At DLH, we offer an exceptional work environment that values and prioritizes the well-being and work-life balance of our employees. With our hybrid schedule, you will have the flexibility to work both on campus and remotely, allowing you to tailor your workday to suit your personal needs and commitments. This Fire Protection Engineer role involves little to no travel, enabling you to maintain stability and focus on you core responsibilities. Our company proudly supports the National Institute of Health (NIH), contributing to meaningful initiatives that have a positive impact on society. Joining our team means becoming part of a close-knit community that fosters collaboration, knowledge-sharing, and camaraderie.


  • Review architectural / engineering designs and fire protection system shop drawings for over 50 buildings.
  • Conduct construction inspections and issue final occupancy permits.
  • Witness acceptance tests for fire alarm and sprinkler system modifications.
  • Evaluate existing building conditions through life safety and hazard analysis surveys.
  • Provide technical guidance using various NFPA codes.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Fire Protection Engineering
  • 5 years of general experience and a registered Professional Engineer in Fire Protection Engineering
  • Must have a valid Driver’s License
  • Ability to obtain a Public Trust Clearance
    Benefits: DLH Corp offers our employees an excellent benefits package including - Personal Time Off (PTO), medical, dental, vision, supplemental life with AD&D, short and long-term disability, flexible spending accounts, parental leave, legal services and more. We want our employees to save for their future, therefore we offer a 401(k) Retirement Plan, which includes a matching component. DLH is dedicated to your career development, providing training to help drive success, with access to our best-in-class e-Learning suite for formal and informal learning, professional and technical certification preparation, and education assistance at accredited institutions.


Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and Veterans are encouraged to apply. DLH Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

DLH will provide a reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities and disable Veterans who need assistance to apply.

Please our website at to apply.