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Fire Engineer

Reference: J1193
Location: Greater London
Town: London
Sector: MEP and Building Services Design
Type: Permanent
Salary: £40-60k/annum
Benefits: pension

The Job

Fire Engineer

The Company

My client is an award-winning multidisciplinary built environment consultancy, employing over 1000 people across 12 locations throughout the UK.

Due to the recent success of our Fire Consultancy Team, my client now in an exciting period of growth with a new opportunity for a Fire Engineer to join our award-winning teams in either London, Birmingham or Manchester. The teams form part of established multidisciplinary offices and will see the continued development and expansion our fire consultancy capabilities.

They work throughout the building lifecycle, from design to in-occupation services. Depending on your experience, you may contribute to building design, construction services, and/or fire safety risk assessments.

The Role

Preparing fire strategy reports and working closely with stakeholders throughout the design process.
Assisting clients with meeting requirements under relevant legislation, including the Building Safety Act 2022, relevant secondary legislation, the Building Regulations 2010 (as amended) and the Fire Safety Order (as amended).
Carrying out analysis of fire risk and providing guidance on suitable control measures.
Supporting internal design teams as part of multi-disciplinary projects.
Working across a range of buildings and sectors, on different fire safety challenges and issues.
Undertake regular communication with our Client’s team to co-ordinate programmes of inspections and remedial works.
Taking particulars on site, writing up schedules of works required and in association with others, prepare specifications, obtain estimates, plan programmes of work, monitor progress of works on site, checking compliance with the specification.
Provide a practical and methodical approach to solving problems, working to fixed budgets and working within tight deadlines.
Provide advice in connection with applications for Building Regulations Approval on Fire Related matters.

Qualifications & Experience

To be successful in your application for our Fire Engineer position you will need to be fully conversant with current fire safety legislation including the Building Regulations and the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order and technical standards as well as a full understanding of current fire safety issues, trends and best practice.

It is essential that you have completed a degree in fire safety or fire risk engineering.

You will hold membership of the Institution of Fire Engineers and will have achieved or be working towards professional registration with the Engineering Council.