Senior Fire Engineer

Buckinghamshire
£45,000 - £65,000
ashley.smith@search-tech.co.uk
+44 (0)1202 554624

Senior Fire Engineer – (Multi-Discipline Engineering) – Buckinghamshire

A leading Multi-Discipline Engineering Consultancy are currently looking to recruit an experienced and qualified Fire Safety Engineer to join their prestigious, high-profile fast-growing team.

As a member of our Fire Engineering, you will be required to undertake Fire Safety Engineering work, to include supporting design projects within and outside the UK. This will mainly involve desktop reviews of design projects on the initial stages and supporting the fire safety discipline within the business. You will work predominantly within the building sector, although opportunities to support other sectors may arise from time-to-time, considering the multidisciplinary nature of our business.

Responsibilities will include:  

  • Responsible for undertaking and producing fire strategies, fire design reviews, fire strategy reviews, fire risk assessments, fire safety management reviews, building key working relationships, and assisting in promoting a positive health and safety culture.
  • Experience of carrying out complex Fire Risk Assessments to a high standard.
  • Compile FRA reports using the on-line reporting system
  • Excellent knowledge of current fire safety practices, codes and guides, fire safety management and fire risk assessment Provide fire safety engineering support to clients across the UK
  • An understanding of Building Services Engineering and interdisciplinary design through all stages of the design process
  • Maintain an expert knowledge of fire safety engineering and fire risk management
  • Work with CFD modellers, regarding inputs/outputs and geometries, or use CFD packages, to ensure a positive outcome from the model for the client
  • Assessment and understanding of the main British fire safety legislation and standards applied to buildings, such as Approved Document B (AD B), BS9999, BS7974;
  • Risk Based Interpretation and Application of these fire safety documents as well as other Codes of Practice
  • Offer knowledge, experience and support other fire risk assessors across the business
  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills and the ability to actively identify and pursue innovative and sustainable solutions to problems.
  • Deal with technical issues from specific contracts and assignments
  • Training mentoring and monitoring of fire safety consultants.
  • Maintain and develop excellent client relationships and ensure high level of service is delivered.
  • Ensure Fire Risk Assessment reports are completed correctly and assist other consultants where necessary to ensure excellent levels of diligence across the business.
  • Fire Risk Assessor audits 

Knowledge, Experience and qualifications required: 

  • 5 years’ experience in a relevant fire safety role
  • MSc or equivalent in Fire Engineering
  • Membership of a recognised fire institution – Graduate or Member of IFE
  • Demonstrable experience of the use and application of fire safety engineering to a range of buildings.
  • Chartered status, or willingness to work toward achieving this, desirable
  • Understanding of fire safety requirements within UK Building Regulations & ADB, British Standards (e.g. BS 9999, 9991) and other relevant codes of practice
  • An understanding and working knowledge of quantified analytical techniques (e.g. smoke control calculations and thermal radiation analyses)
  • Able to take a brief from the project lead and deliver & control the tasks required, within time and budget
  • An understanding of Building Services Engineering and interdisciplinary design through all stages of the design process
  • An appreciation of the importance of complementary specialisms such computer modelling, structural engineering and Building Services in the design of buildings, Nationally recognised Fire Safety qualification which could be CFPA European diploma, HND/HNC in fire safety; in Fire Safety Management; Fire Service College’s Long FPA course, MSc in Fire Safety;
  • Full UK driving licence

 Overview

 Key Skills: Fire Engineering, Fire Safety, MSc, BSc, Engineering, AutoCAD

This is an excellent opportunity responsible for supporting the company with all aspects of health, safety and environment and contributing to the Health & Safety culture across the business, the opportunity offers a competitive salary and excellent company benefits.

 If you have the correct qualifications and experience for this role, please apply directly and I’ll contact you to discuss this position in more detail. Alternatively, please contact me at ashley.smith@search-tech.co.uk or on +44(0)777888 3035. 

We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. There maybe certain reasons if you don’t hear from us within 7 working days but please feel free to contact the office if you have any further questions.

 This is a Permanent position.

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