Fire Engineers Birmingham, UK


Fire engineers - various locations
Contract type: Full time
Type: Building performance engineering
We have opportunities in locations across the UK for Fire Engineers to join Building Performance Engineering team.
A highly progressive building performance service to clients which, as well as our highly successful Fire Engineering division, encompasses elements such M&E, sustainability, acoustics, air quality and building physics.
The Fire Engineering division is experiencing significant growth and has gained a reputation in providing pragmatic, forward thinking, progressive fire engineering services that challenge conventional thinking and adds considerable value for clients from concept through to delivery.
The team provides the following key services to clients:
Advisement on applicable codes, standards and guidance
Fire engineering design and analysis
Fire strategy development
Advisement on regulatory code compliance
Means of escape design and analysis
Evacuation analysis and pedestrian flow modelling;
Structural fire protection design and analysis
Structural optimisation analysis
Fire impact analysis
External fire spread analysis
Smoke control design and analysis
Computational Fluid Dynamic Analysis
Design and specification of fire protection systems
Construction phase consultation service
Third party peer review.
Post occupation services:
Fire management plan development
Fire evacuation plan development
Fire risk assessment.
Core job functions (dependent on seniority of role)
Leading Fire Engineering design on a number of projects at any one time
Early stage strategic input to design at site appraisal /massing stage
Detailed design to construction status information and beyond into Post Occupancy Evaluation
Mentoring and development of likeminded junior staff.
Individual characteristics
A confident, outgoing and fun person who enjoys being part of a busy team
An articulate communicator with well-developed interpersonal skills
A self-starter who is tenacious in concluding tasks
Someone with drive, ambition and enjoys change and variety
Fun, interesting and self-motivated.
Our Building Performance Engineering business offers the expertise required for world-class environmental design of buildings including acoustics, building physics, façade performance, mechanical and electrical systems, lighting design, occupational analysis, public health engineering, and low-to-zero carbon technologies.
We offer a fresh approach to M&E, getting involved early, working collaboratively within the design team, highlighting options, guiding the design development and using our expertise to help clients make key decisions – an approach that always results in a building that delivers. Our solutions are tailored to the client – with simplicity of design often key, but with the ability to deliver bespoke highly technical solutions as well.
We work across all sectors, including commercial, industrial, manufacturing, logistics, heritage, retail, leisure and residential for end user clients, investors, developers, architects, project managers or engineer-led project teams. This diversity of work streams, and the fact that all of our team members work across every sector, means we are constantly cross-pollinating ideas.
We have a true enthusiasm for what we do. We would love to talk to experienced, forward-thinking fire safety engineers interested in joining our growing team.
This permanent, full time position offers a highly competitive salary and an attractive benefits package including 25 days holiday and a variety of optional flexible benefits.
If you wish to be considered for this role, please apply below or forward a CV in MS Word format, in confidence, stating current remuneration details (including benefits) and availability to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.