Associate Fire Engineer

Other
  • UK, London
  • Permanent
  • Full time
  • Negotiable
Our client is a major design, engineering and project management consultancy who has been rapidly growing within various sectors and who is looking for multiple experienced professionals to join them on permanent basis. They are offering flexible working. Although the majority of their current Fire Engineering team is...
  • Posted
  • Deadline: 22.05.2024

Managing consultant

Nisa Hamid

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Job description

Our client is a major design, engineering and project management consultancy who has been rapidly growing within various sectors and who is looking for multiple experienced professionals to join them on permanent basis. They are offering flexible working. Although the majority of their current Fire Engineering team is based in Epsom and London offices, they are also planning to expand Fire Engineering teams in the North and South West. As such, the preferred UK locations are Bristol, Epsom, London or Derby.  

 

Job Description:  

 

This opportunity will involve working as part of a national practice of Building Design professionals delivering fire engineering design solutions to clients across a wide variety of sectors; including Cities & Development, Commercial, Energy, Residential and Transportation.  

 

As an Associate Fire Engineer you will take responsibility for your own projects as well as work collaboratively with other senior team members to develop the team and strengthen technical capability.  

 

Responsibilities:  

- Work in a range of sectors from residential buildings through to rail transportation or new energy facilities.  

- Manage multiple engineering projects from inception through to delivery in support of fire safety standards and codes while also supporting junior team members.  

- Support the delivery of project work and keeping track of evolving project milestones and budgets.  

- Keep up to date with regulations and legislation.  

- Support the development of fire strategies.  

- Assess fire related risks in projects and working collaboratively to mitigate where possible.  

- Review and comment on the quality of fire safety related installations.  

- Undertake tenders for new work.  

- Develop client relationships to develop potential work opportunities.  

- Prepare reports, take part in design team meetings, and liaise with client representatives as required.  

- Support and develop junior team members.  

- Act as technical reviewer on project submissions.

Requirements

- Engineering degree, preferably fire engineering or alternatively a post graduate qualification in fire engineering (Applicants with different backgrounds also considered).  

- 10+ years in fire engineering roles including roles outside of consultancy.  

- Strong experience working with multiple of fire standards including but not limited to BS9999, NFPA 130, BS9992, EN45545.  

- Demonstrate a strong record of successfully delivering fire strategies.  

- Fire modelling experience will be beneficial.  

- Able to work towards chartered fire engineer status.  

- A flexible approach to the working environment.  

- Willingness to travel will be a positive advantage.  

- Good commercial awareness.  

- Customer focused.  

- Ability to collate information and have a clear and structured approach to report writing.

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