Harrington Group, Inc. is currently seeking an entry-level fire protection engineering consultant to join our performance-based design team. This position offers long-term career growth potential and will work within the team to solve real world fire protection problems.


  • Sharp analytical and problem-solving skills with a focus on detailed solutions.
  • Ability to independently conduct technical research focusing on understanding and applying to project needs.
  • Proficiency in applying technical findings to craft client valued solutions.
  • Proficiency in oral and written communication with a focus on clarity and conciseness. Strong ability in technical writing and documentation will be instrumental to this position.
  • Ability to work accurately and efficiently towards established deadlines with direction of a senior level engineer.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and deal with changes in workflow without impacting quality of work.
  • Strong work ethic with a desire to excel in all assignments and continually exceed expectations


  • Develop performance-based design analysis solutions using computer fire modeling, egress calculations, and other available resources to support project and client needs.
  • Research model and local codes, as well as nationally recognized standards to assist in the development of alternate methods of code compliance.
  • Perform in depth code research to determine the purpose and rational of relevant code requirements.
  • Develop technical reports, letters and memos (as necessary) with the assistance of other engineers.
  • Review A/E drawings for conformance with model and local codes, as well as NFPA standards.
  • Perform hazardous materials assessments for storage and manufacturing facilities.
  • Travel requirements will vary and can (at times) be 10-25%.


  • Bachelor’s and/or Master’s degree in engineering, engineering technology, or science (e.g., fire protection, mechanical, electrical, civil, structural, chemical, etc.) from accredited college or university.
  • Engineer-in-Training (“EIT”) preferred but not required. A path to achieve EIT and Professional Engineer (“P.E.”) licensing is expected.
  • New graduate to three (3) years of experience.


Harrington Group, Inc. was founded in 1986 in Atlanta, and has since grown to become one of the largest firms dedicated solely to fire protection engineering design and consulting headquartered in the southeast. We enjoy a national reputation for honesty and hard work, creative solutions, and exceptional value delivered to our clients.

To be considered for this position, please email your resume to: dstone@hgi-fire.com.