Fire Engineer/Chartered Surveyor

Posted 3 April by Gi Group Easy Apply

Job title: Fire Engineer/Chartered Surveyor
Salary: £40,000 - £45,000 DOE
Type: Permanent
Hours: 37.5 per week
Location: Lakeside, Doncaster

Gi Group, Doncaster is currently looking for an experienced Fire Engineer/Chartered Surveyor to join our clients expanding team in Doncaster. This is an exciting opportunity for you to join a company that can offer genuine career prospects. The work is on a permanent basis with excellent salary and benefits available. Our client are a small fire engineering consultancy based in Doncaster and is looking to expand its team of engineers with either a qualified fire engineer or a chartered surveyor with a building control background who wish to further their career specialising in fire safety.

The Job:

Due to continued growth and expansion our client now seeks a qualified Fire Engineer/Chartered Surveyor.

The work mainly comprises working alongside contractors and architects and developing their schemes that deliver design solutions which meet their clients' aspirations and satisfy the functional requirements on fire safety.

The work involves:

* Using BS 9999 and BS 9991 as well as AD-B and therefore a thorough understanding and working knowledge of these codes is fundamental to the work
* Reviewing architectural drawings and working with the architect in delivering solutions that satisfies the functional requirements on fire safety
* Preparing fire safety strategy reports and review these with the client and the Approving Authorities
* Good written and communication skills at meetings are essential to the job.

Occasionally, bespoke fire engineered solutions have to be developed, and a knowledge of advanced calculation methods would be required for the fire engineer, but is not essential to the applicant with a chartered surveyors background.

The work is nationwide although the company office is based in Doncaster in which the majority of the candidate's time will be office-based. You will be expected to attend client meetings and carry out site inspections to check that fire safety measures have been adequately installed (but not to sign-off) and therefore a good appreciation of the various types of fire safety products and how they are installed is important. Training can be provided by the company to enhance existing knowledge. Where there is a long-distance meeting, there will be occasional stay overnight in which reasonable hotel and business expenses will be fully reimbursed.

We encourage the successful applicant to further their knowledge in fire safety engineering and will make provision to attend courses if desired, as part of their continuing professional development.

If you wish to apply for this position, please contract Gi Group, Doncaster or send your application to: Tom Christie - t o m. c h r i s t i e @ g i g r o u p. c o m or call

Reference: 34605146

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