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Senior Fire Engineer

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: London
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job reference: BL210917
  • Sector: Forensics , Fire, LVI Associates
  • Date posted: 21/09/2017
My client is looking for a Principal Fire Engineer. This company is established worldwide - particularly in Asia and the USA, and have recently opened a new London office, as they further develop the European Market.

The Principal Fire Engineer's role will include:

Technical functions
  • Produce fire strategies for all types of buildings across many different sectors
  • Negotiate with all necessary approval authorities on fire safety design and proposals
  • Project manage fire engineering projects
  • Produce performance and material specifications for all fixed fire protection systems Carry out peer review of fire engineering calculations including smoke modeling and evacuation analysis
  • Understand and apply UK fire safety legislation
  • Produce strong written and verbal communication skills
Business functions
  • Represent the company in a professional capacity to clients, other design team members, and approval authorities
  • Lead meetings with above to discuss and understand project scope, deliver suitable solutions and options
  • Identify any business development opportunities
  • Assist in the preparation of fee bids
  • Identify further works outside the original project scope
  • Apply our QA procedures across projects
  • Identify and manage project resourcing
  • Identify project risk issues and highlight
  • Attend relevant conference and report back to fire engineering team
Desired skills and experience
  • Self-starter
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Proven past experience in a busy fire engineering consultancy
  • Degree qualified and working towards chartered status
  • Knowledge of CFD and evac modeling
  • Client facing
  • Excellent communication skills written and oral
  • Project experience.

This is a chance for a highly experienced Principal Fire Engineer to further advance their career in a highly reputable firm, and be given the chance to choose and lead their own team within a short time frame. This position is for a future office leader.
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