Senior / Associate Fire Engineer

Company:  Brandon James
Location: Manchester
Closing Date: 22/05/2024
Salary: £80,000 - £90,000 Per Annum
Hours: Full Time
Type: Permanent
Job Requirements / Description

An established, market leading consultancy, based in Manchester is currently seeking a Principal/Associate Fire Engineer to join itrs growing team covering the wider Northwest.

The Principal/Associate Fire Engineer's Role

This consultancy prides itself on delivering pragmatic solutions, pioneering designs, and comprehensive advice throughout the entire spectrum of fire engineering services. Their services range from strategy design and analysis to audits, external wall safety, risk assessments, and building safety case services, ensuring a safer future through effective consultancy and design collaboration.

The successful Principal/Associate Fire Engineer will take charge of the North-West Fire Engineering Team, playing a crucial role in:

  • Overseeing the financial performance, including profit and loss and debt management.
  • Spearheading growth by driving recruitment as necessary.
  • Ensuring the wellbeing and professional development of team members.
  • Maintaining the technical delivery and quality of work produced by the team.
  • Managing administrative tasks efficiently.

Primary Service Delivery

The Fire Engineering Division is committed to excellence, providing services such as:

  • Design and development of fire safety strategies.
  • External wall fire safety assessments and remediation.
  • Fire engineering analysis and assessments, including computational fluid dynamics and evacuation modelling.
  • Expert advisory and witness services.
  • Fire safety audits, peer reviews, and safety case development.

Additional Responsibilities

  • Lead business development activities to secure new projects and maintain client relationships.
  • Provide technical supervision, guidance, and coaching to junior staff.
  • Serve as a key point of contact for clients on projects.
  • Contribute to the development of fee proposals.
  • Work across various sectors including residential, commercial, and industrial.

Skills and Qualifications

The ideal Principal/Associate Fire Engineer will have:

  • A Level 6 qualification (BEng or BSc).
  • Proficiency with fire standards such as BS9999, BS9991, BS7974.
  • A deep understanding of UK fire safety legislation.
  • A proven track record of technical delivery and project management.
  • Membership in the Institute of Fire Engineers (IFE) or equivalent.
  • Ambition to achieve or progress towards chartered fire engineer status.
  • Strong business development and client relationship skills.
  • A proactive and ambitious approach.
  • Experience in team leadership and development.
  • CFD modelling experience is advantageous.

In Return?

  • 80,000- 90,000
  • 27+ days of annual leave.
  • Flexible working options.
  • Private medical insurance.
  • An array of perks and benefits.

If you are a Principal / Associate Fire Engineer considering your career opportunities, or looking for the next step, please call Matt Powell at Brandon James on (phone number removed).


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