Fire Engineer

Job Title: Fire Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
REF: BBBH25112
Contact Name: Vicky Kenrick
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 3 years ago

Our client is a multidisciplinary building services consultancy, working across a variety of sectors, including Public & Private Residential Development, Commercial Offices, Educational Buildings, Retail Buildings, Historic Buildings, Specialist Bespoke Development and Masterplanning.

They have a vacancy for a Fire Engineer in London to join their rapidly growing Fire Engineering Team in London. Working under supervision, this role shall involve working as part of a team to apply Fire Safety Engineering design to all manner of buildings.

Key Requirements

The successful individual shall have;

  • A degree in Fire Engineering, Building Science or equivalent;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • A good understanding / knowledge of current UK Fire Safety Legislation;
  • Experience in the application of Fire Engineering techniques and principals;
  • Experience of working within a fire safety engineering team.

Technical Roles and Responsibilities

The core role and responsibilities for the successful individual shall be:

  • Production, with guidance, fire safety strategy documents to inform and support the development throughout the design process on various types of buildings across a number of sectors;
  • Identify and specify, with support, the need for fire safety systems (i.e. sprinkler systems, smoke ventilation systems and relevant detection and alarm systems) to support the fire engineering design solutions
  • Carry out and review, with support, Fire Engineering calculations;
  • Understand and apply UK Fire Safety Legislation for the relevant developments;
  • Represent (with support initially) our client at design team meetings at fire safety work shops as and when required;
  • Have good time management skills for meeting previously agreed project deliverable dates;
  • With support, negotiate as necessary with the Approval Authorities on the fire safety design principles and proposals.

The successful candidate shall;

  • Contribute to meetings with clients to discuss and understand new project opportunities;
  • Demonstrates awareness to project risk issues and highlights as appropriate;
  • Support colleagues in other disciplines within the company with regards to fire safety engineering and approaches;