Fire Engineer - Through to Associate Director

Fire Engineer - Through to Associate Director

  • Location


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  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £50k - 80k per year + Car/Allowance + Benefits

  • Contact:

    Mike Davis

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  • Contact phone:

    020 3176 4790

  • Job ref:

    Fire E - Manchester

  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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Role: Fire Engineer / Senior Fire Engineer / Principal Fire Engineer / Associate Fire Engineer

Sector: Fire Engineering

Location: Manchester & North West 

Salary: £50,000 - £80,000 + excellent Industry leading benefits package

I am working with several innovative and ambitious organisations within the fire engineering sector who have several offices based throughout the UK, due to the fire engineering division growing rapidly in recent months there are a number of openings for experienced Fire Engineering professionals at various levels to join my clients teams working out of their offices based throughout Manchester covering a portfolio of schemes throughout the North West. 

My clients cover a range of projects within the residential, commercial, retail, education, leisure, hotel, sport and healthcare sectors, working on some of the UK’s most prestigious schemes 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 2/3 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 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.

If you are interested in the role or would like more information about the position then please get in touch | Mike.Davis@buildrec.com | 07415 259 073

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