Working at PDI

PDI has earned a reputation for providing sound, innovative, and cost-effective fire protection engineering and code consulting solutions for our clients, world-wide.  We offer a challenging and rewarding career environment with excellent growth opportunities.  Candidates, who find our organizational values attractive, are encouraged to apply.

PDI’s Organizational Values:

  • Our organizational values reflect our commitment to our profession, our clients, our employees, and our founders.
  • We have an unwavering commitment to professional, integrated, cost-effective fire protection engineering and code consulting.
  • We are committed to maintaining the highest ethical standards.
  • We provide a work environment that supports professionalism and reliability.
  • We achieve organizational excellence through life-long learning.
  • We commit to timely and clear communications.

About PDI:

Founded in 1985 as a fire protection engineering firm, PDI provides a full spectrum of fire protection engineering services including sprinkler and fire alarm design, smoke modeling, and performance-based designs offering innovative solutions to complex fire and life-safety challenges.  In addition, PDI provides consulting services for fire, building, and life-safety codes, including plans review and the issuance of commodity letters.  PDI also provides government third-party plan review services on behalf of local, state, and federal agencies. In addition to its engineering and consulting services, PDI, through its Permitting Section, assists its clients in negotiating the complex project permitting process, managing that process from initial application, through all necessary inspections, to final certificate of occupancy. PDI is a Bob Andrews Group Company (

About The BobAndrewsGroup

Protection Development, Incorporated (PDI) is a part of the BobAndrewsGroup. In addition to PDI, Industrial Emergency Services, LLC (IES) provides cost-effective emergency response and safety services to the oil, chemical, critical infrastructure, and other high-hazard industries. IES Global Services, LLC provides global emergency services and international expatriate staffing to the energy sector. The Catalpa Falls Group, LLC, provides luxury private passenger railcar charters throughout North America by restoring 1948-vintage Pullman cars originally built for the Pennsylvania Railroad. The BobAndrewsGroup has offices and operations (either established or under development) in the United States, West Africa, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Turkey, and Saudi Arabia.

For additional information about the BobAndrewsGroup, please visit our website at

About San Antonio Texas

Located in South Texas, San Antonio is the 7th largest U.S. city and enjoys a low cost-of-living. San Antonio has some of the state’s most visited attractions and festivals: The Alamo, The River Walk, SeaWorld® San Antonio, Six Flags® Fiesta Texas®, San Antonio Zoo, and Fiesta San Antonio. The area also is home to the San Antonio Spurs (NBA), San Antonio Silver Stars (WNBA), San Antonio Rampage (American Hockey League), San Antonio Scorpions (North American Soccer League), and the San Antonio Missions (AA Minor League Baseball). In addition, there are multiple museums, art galleries, live music venues, and great restaurants. San Antonio has all the amenities of an urban area, with the outdoor activities offered by the magnificent Texas Hill Country just minutes away.

Protection Development, Incorporated (PDI) and the BobAndrewsGroup are equal opportunity employers.