Senior/Principal Fire Engineer - Construction/Consultancy

Posted 9 March by Build Recruitment Featured

Role: Senior/Principal Fire Engineer - Construction Consultancy
Sector: Consultancy
Location: Central London 
Salary: £50,000 - £60,000 + excellent benefits package
Start Date: March

I am currently working with an innovative and ambitious organisation within the fire engineering consultancy sector who have several offices based throughout the United Kingdom. Due to the business growing in recent months there is a number of openings for experienced Fire Engineering professionals to join the London and Surrey offices, there is an opportunity to design and develop ground breaking fire protection systems, 
working within a range of sectors including, education, leisure, commercial and fit out working on some of the most prestigious and unique projects in the UK. You will be responsible for developing a detailed fire engineering design including smoke control design and computer simulations of fire dynamics and fire spread and have at least 3-5 years experience working in a similar position for a consultancy or fire engineering organisation.

Produce with guidance fire safety strategy documents to inform and support the chosen building form throughout the design process.
Identify and with support specify appropriate fixed fire protection systems, i.e. automatic fire detection and/or suppression to support fire engineering design solutions.
With support, carry out and review fire engineering calculations including smoke modelling and evacuation analysis from simple hand calculations to complex 3D computational modelling.
Understand and with support apply UK Fire Safety legislation and as necessary provide support in the undertaking of fire safety risk assessments.
Awareness of, and ability to apply with guidance, UK health and safety design legislation including British Standards.
Some knowledge of NFPA codes preferred however not essential.
With guidance, identify design related issues and propose solutions as appropriate.
An ability to demonstrate strong written and verbal communication skills

The Ideal candidate will hold a degree in Fire Engineering, Building Science or equivalent and be familiar with pricing and tendering for new projects, attending design team meetings and liaising with stakeholders such as structural engineers and architects, applying fire engineering in the design of buildings, relevant professional experience within fire engineering design, project experience within the construction industry working on large scale construction schemes. PLEASE ONLY APPLY IF YOU ARE BASED IN THE UK AND HAVE PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE AS A FIRE ENGINEER.

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Reference: 34651197

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