Senior Fire Engineer

Orange Appointments Ltd
£40000 - £60000/annum
16 Jun 2017
16 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior Fire Engineer
Up To £60K

Orange Appointments are working with a leading international fire consultancy (part of a high profile multidisciplinary organisation), working at the cutting edge of design, who are seeking an ambitious Senior Fire Engineer in the London office.

The Fire team is a highly profitable business unit which 'challenges the norm' and is driven to shape a safer world. Founded over 50 years ago, they have grown to provide multi-disciplinary engineering design & consulting services to a diverse range of local and global clients.

They operate in over 80 offices across the globe and are involved in truly innovative and pioneering work. They have a fantastic strategic opportunity for a Senior Engineer based in their fantastic London office. The suitable candidate will be responsible for the delivery of significant projects both nationally and internationally, as well assisting in leading and mentoring the team.

Role and Responsibilities:
• Manage your own projects and junior engineers
• Interactive and collaborative working with fire engineers across the UK offices
• Capable of delivering quality fire safety solutions on time and budget
• Strong technical knowledge with a proven track record of gaining agreement for prescriptive and performance based design from approving authorities
• Experience of leading project teams and meeting & negotiation skills
• Opportunity to travel regularly to other UK offices or further afield as projects require.

The projects will be diverse, exciting and range from conceptual fire strategy development through to handing over landmark projects in the built environment and advising clients on fire safety aspects of occupied buildings.

Key Requirements:
• Degree in Fire Engineering and ideally Chartered
• Extensive experience in delivering fire engineered solutions for UK projects
• Clearly understand the 'Total Fire Engineering' concept
• Experience on site and handover of large projects
• Experience in the principals of smoke control and means of escape
• Excellent knowledge of codes, including NFPA & IBC and project experience in the Middle East is desirable
• Strong communication and negotiation skills
• Experienced in managing and mentoring other members of a team
• Rail/tunnel ventilation experience
• Structural fire engineering experience

Please contact Will at Orange Appointments to arrange an initial, confidential discussion about the role