Fire Engineer

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Date: Feb 11, 2024

Location: Remote, Greater 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.

Job Title: Fire Engineer 

Location: Remote OR Hybrid from our offices in Manchester/London

  

Bureau Veritas is looking for an experienced 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 involve providing comprehensive fire engineering services throughout all stages of building design, construction and operation ensuring the current standards and codes of practice are used throughout the project lifecycle.

 

Responsibilities include:

  • Develop and maintain excellent industry relationships and information on fire engineering projects and opportunities.
  • Provide technical guidance and expertise into key areas within proposals and tenders.
  • Take responsibility for managing fire engineering projects across variety of sectors, including project team, progress and budget.
  • Liaise with and maintain good relations with clients, design teams and approval bodies.
  • Attend meetings where required, updating project status and adjusting delivery models and schedules where appropriate.
  • Review project technical information to prepare fire strategies and provide on-going support from initial concept through to final completion.
  • Undertake fire engineering analysis (e.g. radiation, smoke modelling, structural etc.) and third party reviews.
  • Provision of design and construction support including site visits where required.
  • Develop, analyse, review and issue reports.

 

Candidate requirements include:

  • Degree in Fire Engineering or equivalent engineering qualification. A Masters in Fire Engineering or Engineering will be an advantage
  • Demonstrable relevant fire engineering experience
  • Chartered Engineer or working towards Chartered status (e.g. Interim Registration with Engineer Council).
  • Experience of site visits/inspection for existing buildings and during construction
  • Experience of structural fire engineering would be of benefit.
  • 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.

 

 What’s in it for you?

  • Competitive salary
  • 25 days holiday + 8 bank holidays with the option to buy or sell 5 holidays, plus an option to carry over 5 days
  • Combined pension contributions of up to 12%
  • Share in Success company bonus scheme - We recognise that overall business success is due to the contribution made by every employee
  • Annual Salary review
  • Flexible benefits scheme, to suit what is important to you including Life Cover, Private health care, Dental Care, GymFlex, Techscheme, Enhanced Maternity/Paternity policy, Give as You Earn scheme & Travel Insurance
  • Health and Wellbeing Support through; Mental Health First aiders, Employee Assistance programme & Smart Health services
  • Excellent career development and progression opportunities
  • The opportunity to lead on a variety of large, challenging and exciting projects 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.

 

 

 

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.  

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