Position Openings:

To post an internship, full-time engineer, or academic position, please submit a PDF version to: enfp@umd.edu

 

Academic Positions and Fellowship Opportunities

Company Title Location Posted
Eastern Kentucky University PDF icon Lecturer Richmond, Kentucky 02/2019
FM Global PDF icon Post Doc Fellow Norwood, MA 01/2019
Oklahoma State University PDF icon Assistant Professor Stillwater, OK 10/2018
Oklahoma State University PDF icon Assistant Professor of Fire Protection and Safety Engineering Technology Stillwater, OK 10/2018

Internships and Co-op

Company Title Location Posted
Architect of the Capitol PDF icon Engineering Aide Washington, DC 11/2018
ARUP PDF icon Internship - Summer 2019 multiple locations 09/2018
Bechtel PDF icon Fire Protection Internship Summer 2019 Reston, VA Houston, TX 10/2018
Burns & McDonnell PDF icon Fire Protection Internship Arlington, VA Denver, CO Minneapolis, MN 10/2018
Coffman Engineers PDF icon 2019-Coffman Engineers- Feb.pdf Fulton, MD 02/2019
Combustion Science & Engineering, Inc. PDF icon Fire Protection Co-op/Intern Spring-Summer 2019 Columbia, MD 10/2018
Dominion Energy PDF icon Fire Protection Engineering Internship Richmond, VA 11/2018
Howard County Library System PDF icon STEM Instructor Assistant Columbia, MD 02/2019
Jacobs PDF icon Fire Protection Internship Arlington, VA 09/2018
Jacobs PDF icon Fire Protection Internship Summer 2019 Dallas, TX 09/2018
JENSEN HUGHES PDF icon Fire Protection Internship multiple locations 10/2018
Poole Fire Protection PDF icon Fire Protection Internship and Entry Level Olathe, KS 02/2019
Stanton Engineering PDF icon Fire Protection Internship Columbia, MD 10/2018
Student Conservation Association PDF icon Fire Protection Internship Multiple National Parks 02/2019
Travelers PDF icon Risk Control Managment Intern Hartford, CT 01/2019
U.S. Naval Research Laboratory PDF icon Undergraduate or Postdoctoral Research Associaste Washington, DC 09/2018
U.S. Naval Research Laboratory PDF icon Research Associate Washington, DC 09/2018
U.S. Naval Research Laboratory PDF icon Intern - Cone Calorimetry and Foam Research Washington, DC 09/2018
WSP PDF icon Fire Protection Internship Arlington, VA and Houston, TX 03/2019

Post-Graduate Opportunities

Company Title Location Posted
AECOM PDF icon Fire Protection Engineer Boston, MA 09/2018
AFEX Fire Surpression Systems PDF icon Fire Protection Engineer Raleigh, NC 02/2019
ARUP PDF icon Graduate Fire Engineer - 2019 multiple locations 09/2018
ARUP PDF icon Senior Fire Protection Engineer New York, NY 03/2019
ARUP PDF icon Senior Fire Protection Engineer New York, NY 03/2019
Arup PDF icon Fire Protection Engineer Washington, DC 08/2018
ARUP PDF icon Graduate Fire Engineer UK wide 10/2018
Bechtel PDF icon Fire Protection Engineer Reston, VA 10/2018
Brookhaven National Laboratory PDF icon Fire Protection Engineer Upton, NY 11/2018
Burns & McDonnell PDF icon Fire Protection Engineer Arlington, VA Minneapolis, MN 10/2018
China Lake FSL PDF icon Fire Protection Engineer China Lake, CA 09/2018
City of Austin PDF icon Fire Protection Engineer Austin, TX 02/2019
City of Overland Park PDF icon Code Administrator Overland Park, KS 02/2019
Clark Nexsen PDF icon Fire Protection Engineer Virginia Beach, VA 02/2019
Clark Nexsen PDF icon Fire Protection Engineer Virginia Beach, VA 02/2019
Consolidated Nuclear Security, Inc. PDF icon Fire Protection Engineer Oak Ridge, TN 11/2018
Consolidated Nuclear Security, Inc. PDF icon Fire Protection Engineer Oak Ridge, TN 11/2018
DOE - National Nuclear Security Administration PDF icon Fire Protection Engineer Livermore, CA 10/2018
Edgewater Technical Associates PDF icon Fire Protection Engineer Hanford,WA 09/2018
Fairfax County PDF icon Engineer IV - Fire Prevention Fairfax. VA 11/12/2018
Fairfax County Government PDF icon Fire Protection Systems Plan Reviewer Fairfax. VA 03/2019
Fisher Engineering, Inc. PDF icon Fire Protection Consultant Atlanta, GA and Pheonix, AZ 02/2019
Gilbert Consulting Services, Inc. PDF icon Fire Protection Engineer Arroyo Grande, CA 10/2018
GRSi PDF icon Fire Protection Engineer Bethesda, MD 01/2019
Haines Fire and Risk Consulting PDF icon Fire Protection Professionals Southampton, NJ 10/2018
Holmes Fire PDF icon Fire Protection Engineer Australia New Zealand Las Angelas, CA San Francisco, CA 10/2018
Interface Engineering PDF icon Fire Alarm Designer Portland, OR 03/2019
Interface Engineering PDF icon Fire Sprinkler Designer Portland, OR 03/2019
Jacobs PDF icon Fire Protection EIT Arlington, VA 09/2018
JENSEN HUGHES PDF icon Fire Protection Engineer multiple locations 10/2018
Las Alamos National Laboratory PDF icon Fire Protection Engineer 3/4 Los Alamos, NM 02/2019
Los Alamos National Laboratory PDF icon Fire Protection Engineer 1/2 Los Alamos, NM 09/2018
Mission Support Alliance PDF icon Senior Fire Protection Engineer Hanford,WA 11/2018
Nana WorleyParsons PDF icon Fire Proteciton Specialist multiple locations 08/2018
Nana WorleyParsons PDF icon Fire Proteciton Specialist multiple locations 08/2018
Nana WorleyParsons PDF icon Senior Fire Protection Designer multiple locations 08/2018
Nana WorleyParsons PDF icon Fire Engineer multiple locations 08/2018
Nana WorleyParsons PDF icon Fire Protection Designer multiple locations 08/2018
Nana WorleyParsons PDF icon Fire Protection Engineer multiple locations 08/2018
National Fire Sprinkler Association PDF icon Manager of Product Standards Linthicum Heights 02/2019
Naval Sea Systems Command PDF icon Fire Protection Engineer multiple locations 10/2018
NAWAH Energy Company PDF icon Senior Fire Safety Specialist Abu Dhabi,United Arab Emirates 08/2018
NORTH METRO FIRE RESCUE DISTRICT PDF icon Fire Protection Specialist Bloomfield, CO 03/2019
Nuclear Waste Partnership, LLC PDF icon Fire Protection Engineer Carlsbad, NM 10/2018
Nuclear Waste Partnership, LLC PDF icon Fire Protection Engineer Carlsbad, NM 10/2018
Oregon Health & Science University PDF icon Fire/Life Safety Officer Portland, OR 09/2018
Postdoc Fellow PDF icon 2019-FM Global -pd-Jan.pdf Norwood, MA 01/02/2019
Prince Georges County PDF icon Fire Protection Engineer Upper Marlboro, MD 03/2019
Richmond Group USA PDF icon Fire Protection Engineer Mid-Atlantic Region 10/2018
RS&H PDF icon Fire Protection Engineer Jacksonville, FL 04/2018
SEA PDF icon Fire Protection Engineer Houston, TX 10/2018
Smithsonian Institution PDF icon Fire Protection Internship Washington, DC 02/2019
SNC-Lavalin PDF icon Fire Protection Engineer Ottawa, Canada 09/2018
Supervisory Fire Protection Engineer PDF icon 2019-NIH-MDc-Jan.pdf Bethesda, MD 01/14/2019
TERPconsulting PDF icon Code, Constulting, Fire Alarm System Designer, & Sprinkler System Designer Boston, MA & 5 other locatons 03/2019
TESLA PDF icon Fire Protection Engineer Sparks, NV 10/2018
TG Gallagher PDF icon Fire Sprinkler Estimator Cambridge, MA 11/2018
U.S. Army Corp of Engineers PDF icon Fire Protection Engineer Phoenix, AZ 03/2019
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers PDF icon 2018-U.S. Army Corp. of Engineers-Sept..pdf Alexandria, VA 09/2018
U.S. Central Intelligence Agency PDF icon Fire Protection Engineer McLean, VA 02/2019
UL, LLC PDF icon Associate Research Engineer Columbia, MD 02/2019
UL, LLC PDF icon Research Engineer Columbia, MD 02/2019
Universtity of Maryland PDF icon Fire Protection Engineer College Park, MD 10/2018
Universtity of Maryland PDF icon Fire Protection Engineer College Park, MD 02/2019
USAJobs - Federal Government PDF icon Fire Protection Engineer multiple locations 08/2017
West Coast Code Consultants, Inc PDF icon Fire Protection Engineer/Fire and Life Safety Plans Examiner Salt Lake City, UT San Francisco, CA 10/2018
WFT Engineering, Inc PDF icon Fire Protection Engineer Rockville, MD 01/2019
Wood PDF icon Fire Protection Engineer Atlanta, GA 01/2019
WSP PDF icon Fire Protection Consultant Houston, TX 03/2019

There are several resources for employment on campus as well as external fire protection jobs:

Staff Positions:

Finance Manager, UMD College Park

Duties: Support the joint business office operations for the Department(s) of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering (ChBE), Materials Science & Engineering (MSE), and Fire Protection Engineering (FPE). Incumbent shall assist in handling the day-to-day financial reporting/analysis/account reconciliations as well as, general operational tasks supporting (3) Clark School Engineering departments.

Finance Manager is responsible for account reconciliations, journal entries, retrieval of financial data from the University’s Kuali Financial System (KFS) & Kuali Research System (KRS), analysis and manipulation of financial data related to (Grant/Contracts, Foundations, State, Gifts, DRIF, E&G accounts using Excel and BA3/4 (Priority Software) for all (3) departments. Prepare and disseminate monthly financial reports, assist in the development of policies and system tools for the analysis, tracking, compliance reporting – utilizing pivot tables, graphs, charts, etc. Incumbent shall assist with coordinating post award duties and are not limited to: creating/processing budget modifications, no cost extensions, and contract/grant close-outs.

Finance Manager shall oversee compliance for procurements/travel/hiring of personnel/procurement of equipment for sponsored research and contractual initiatives. Validate procurement request from Research Groups against the terms and conditions of the award(s), cost applicability to the award. Coordinate the monthly reconciliation of accounts to ensure compliance per award against their respective terms and conditions. This shall include but not limited to: day to day review of transactions posted to assigned accounts by ensuring all account activity is recorded, verifying amounts, comparing and reconcile balances and interpreting "burn-rates"/trends/deviations from accounting standards. 

Incumbent shall coordinate the foundation efforts for all (3) departments for University Systems of Maryland Foundation (USMF) and University of Maryland College Park Foundation (UMCPF). This shall entail but not limited to: preparation of monthly financial statements, reconciliation of all accounts, analysis of account balances, fund availability on current use & endowments, processing quarterly and/or academic semester term reimbursements for scholarships/fellowships; process scholarship or endowment gifts to UMD’s Gift Processing System and coordinating such efforts with Clark School External Funds representative assigned to each department.

QUALIFICATIONS: Successful applicants shall have a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution –required and at least 3-5 years of related experience (i.e., contract and grant administration, financial account analysis and/or preparation of research proposal packages) preferably in a University setting. Working knowledge of OMB Circulars and Uniform Guidance, familiarity with electronic proposal submissions programs. Strong analytical, communication and interpersonal skills are necessary. Ability to communicate effectively with faculty, staff and students from a variety of backgrounds. Demonstrated ability to speak and write effectively and write clear and concise reports.Ability to interact with diverse constituencies, including faculty, staff, students and administrators in units across campus. Must have demonstrated organizational, analytical and problem solving abilities with strong mathematical skills.

To apply: A cover letter, resume, and names of three professional references should be submitted electronically to:  http://ejobs.umd.edu under position number 124555.  Salary is commensurate with experience. For best consideration, applications should be received by 28 February 2019, but applications will continue to be considered after this date until the position is filled.  

Point of Contact: Questions about the position can be directed to the Chair of the Search Committee: Michael McNicholas, Director of Administrative Services for Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, Materials Science & Engineering, and Fire Protection Engineering. Email: mmcnich@umd.edu.

Faculty Positions:

No openings at this time.

Employment Positions for Engineers:

  • Engineering Career Services (for internships and post-graduation opportunities for all engineering majors)
  • Job Listings (a job board specifically for fire protection majors)

Academic Positions and Fellowship Opportunities
There are the following Ph.D. possible openings in FireSERT in the area of Fire Dynamics and Materials laboratory:

  • Soot, Carbon Monoxide and Radiation in Pool Fires: experiments and modeling
  • Fire dynamics of large scale enclosure and corridor or tunnel fires
  • Chemistry and physics of material flammability properties including extinction and ignition
  • Fire suppression using liquid nitrogen
  • Fire Risk assessment using Agent Based Modeling

For more information see:
https://www.ulster.ac.uk/research

Employment Posting Guidelines

The Department of Fire Protection Engineering welcomes job listings for internships and paid employment for positions in fire protection and related fields.  Please forward the position description, including all pertinent contact and application information, to enfp@umd.edu.

Kindly forward the advertisement as an e-mail attachment in PDF format.  Please be sure that your copy is “ready to post” as we are not available to edit it.

Thank you for your interest in sharing employment opportunities with our students and alumni who represent the very best in fire protection engineering.

Questions? Please call 301-405-3992.

The Engineering Career Services helps students find co-op, internship, and summer engineering positions. Students participating in these programs gain professional work experience, earn a competitive salary, make invaluable networking contacts, integrate classroom theory into practice, and confirm their career choices. In conjunction with the campus Career Center, we also assist students in finding post-graduate positions. 

Engineering Co-op & Career Services Office
1137 Glenn L. Martin Hall
301-405-3863
co-op@eng.umd.edu
Hours:  8:30am - 4:30pm, Monday - Friday


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