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Ghafari Fire Protection Engineer in Indianapolis, Indiana


A successful candidate for the Fire Protection Engineer will do the following:

  • Fire protection design/specification development for fire suppression systems, , water supply/distribution systems, and life safety issues

  • Task management activities associated with modifications involving fire suppression systems, and water supply/distribution systems

  • Reviews of modifications to ensure compliance with relevant codes, standards, and regulations

  • Review design documents, construction documents, submittals prepared by others for compliance with applicable fire protection codes and standards

  • Develop and review Fire Protection specifications, including design criteria

  • Perform and check hydraulic calculations, specify equipment, and solve problems of complex to difficult engineering complexity

  • Analyze and make independent recommendations regarding solutions to problems with varying complexity in accordance with organization and/or project objectives and guidelines

  • Other duties as assigned


Education:Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, preferably Fire Protection, Mechanical, Electrical or Architectural Engineering

License: Professional Engineer (PE) License is preferred but not required


A minimum of 7 years of experience including:

  • Fire suppression systems

  • Hydraulic sprinkler design and layout analysis programs

  • Knowledge in wet and dry fire suppression systems is required

Revit experience is preferred

Knowledge with ProjectWise and/or BIM360 is a plus


Ghafari is a global engineering, architecture, process design, consulting, and construction services firm driven to understand and meet the distinct needs of every client. For nearly forty years, we have taken a personal approach to highly technical projects in complex markets. By blending insight with technological innovation, we help clients elevate their efficiency, sustainability, and impact.

Our full-service, in-house team works together to meet the unique demands of each project. Working side by side, market experts and discipline leaders exchange insights to uncover new opportunities for efficiency. This rigorous collaboration allows us to bridge smart design with precise functionality.

Ghafari was founded on the promise of technological innovation. Today, we are recognized as a pioneer in adopting and standardizing the latest advancements in our field. We aim to remain at the forefront of our industry and create ever-smarter spaces that help clients navigate new demands within their field.

Join our team and work on forward-thinking projects around the world.

Ghafari Associates, LLC is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer and is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities in the employment application process. If you need an accommodation due to a disability in order to use our online system to apply for a position at Ghafari Associates, LLC, you may apply for positions in the following ways:

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It is Ghafari Associates, LLC’s policy not to discriminate in its employment and personnel practices because of a person’s race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, age, weight, height, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a qualified individual with a disability or a protected veteran, or any other classification protected by federal, state or local law or ordinance.

Job ID 2021-1533

Job Location US-IN-Indianapolis

Category Engineering