Fire Engineer - Home based

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Date: Jul 27, 2022

Location: London, London, GB

Company: Bureau Veritas

An award-winning employer, our people are trusted and responsible, believing in what they do with a clear commitment to contribute to transforming the world we live in and shaping a world of trust. Bureau Veritas operates in a wide range of sectors, delivering Testing, Inspection and Certification services to some of the world’s biggest household names. With more than 400,000 global clients and a reputation for quality, we are at the forefront of service and innovation.

Our people are at the heart of everything we do, which is why we have worked hard to create a supportive and engaging working environment, which is open and inclusive and individuals are given the opportunity to fulfil their potential and really leave their mark.



Location: London, Manchester and Bristol Areas


Graduate Fire Engineer



Bureau Veritas are looking for a Graduate Fire Engineer to join our team of industry leading experts, providing high quality technical guidance and innovative solutions for a diverse client base.

The role will support the Fire Engineering team with servicing a broad portfolio of private and public sector clients on diverse and challenging projects. The role will equip the right individual with the demanding technical skills needed for developing fire strategies, building evacuation and smoke modelling during building design, construction and renovation phases; knowledge and understanding of the relevant industry standards and codes of practice such as Approved Document B, BS 7974, BS 9999 and BS 9991.


Comprehensive training will be provided to enable you to enhance your skills, alongside a structured development programme from an award-winning employer.


Responsibilities include:

  • Assist in and draft technical proposal documents
  • Review building design and layout drawings and provide mark-up comments to these in line with the relevant strategy
  • Keep abreast of current legislation, relevant national and international standards and guidelines and technical developments within the industry
  • Support the delivery of projects on time and to budget; to manage personal resources and time
  • Provide high quality technical support to clients through support to team members and directly where applicable
  • To follow all financial procedures in the delivery of projects
  • Support and undertake site visits to undertake relevant survey work
  • Monitor individual utilisation versus targets and actively manage optimal utilisation
  • Support team working
  • Operate in line with Bureau Veritas Core Values and Code of Ethics


Candidate requirements include:

  • A good degree (or equivalent) in an Engineering discipline
  • Effective communication skills
  • Ability to prioritise
  • Customer focused and strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong analytical and good report writing skills
  • Proficiency in the use of standard IT applications (e.g.  Word, Excel)
  • Strives to improve performance and uses innovative methods to get there
  • Full UK Driving license.


Bureau Veritas can offer:

  • Structured development programmes to help you fulfil your potential with the aim of becoming a Chartered Engineer, including face to face and e-learning programmes, ;
  • The opportunity to deliver excellence for high profile clients, including some of the world’s most recognised brands; and
  • A long list of awards recognition including Top Employer seven years in a row and continued success in the RoSPA Occupational Health and Safety Awards.


  • Comprehensive financial package including competitive salary and allowances, defined contribution pension, 25 days holiday plus Bank Holidays and ability to increase by up to 5 days via salary sacrifice, various insurances including Private Health Insurance and other flexible benefits to suit individual requirements.

Please be aware that all roles within Bureau Veritas UK&I may require a DBS, Credit or Security Clearance Check.


Bureau Veritas is an equal opportunity employer.  No job applicant or employee shall receive less favourable treatment because of their gender, marital or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, colour, race, ethnic origin, religion, disability or age.


Bureau Veritas operates a strict Code of Ethics that ensures the proper conduct of our day-to-day business.