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Positions Open

Fire Protection Designer

We are seeking a Fire Protection Designer for our office located in Rochester, NY.


Job Description:

  • Manage ongoing projects

  • Coordinate with clients and other disciplines

  • Design fire protection systems


A Fire Protection Engineer/Designer will manage projects and work directly with clients across all our markets; providing the opportunity to gain experience with all types of buildings and fire protection systems. A Fire Protection Engineer/Designer should anticipate travel through the New York and New England area 10-15% of the time.  Occasionally, there will be opportunities to travel around the country and international travel with along with work on international project. 

Fire Protection Engineers at RAN design fire protection systems.  RAN does not typically utilize performance specifications, instead we require our engineers and designers to know how a system is installed, verify the installation requirements, and develop the acceptance criteria.  This opportunity allows engineers/designers to take pride in their education and knowledge of fire protection systems.



  • 3-5 years of experience designing fire protection systems

  • B.S. or M.S. in fire protection engineering or related discipline

  • Work with AutoCAD and/or Revit.

  • Due to the nature of the work we do, all applicants must be eligible to apply/receive DOE L clearance

To apply, send an email to addressed to Doug Nadeau with a copy of your resume.

What Makes RAN Fire Protection Engineering Unique?

The RAN atmosphere is energetic, fun, and focused.  We enjoy our success and make sure that we appreciate the journey along the way.  We are looking for an engineer with the passion about fire protection, while maintaining a workplace sense of humor.  RAN is not the typical engineering firm in that we look at the business from a holistic point of view. We not only provide our engineers with opportunities to grow their knowledge of fire protection, but we also help our engineers understand the business side of the firm—in turn demonstrating how every day actions affect the overall health of the business.

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