Assistant Fire Engineer

Location London
Job-type Permanent
Salary £35000 - £45000
Contact Chris Van Aurich
Reference CVA18933_1720501203

A leading Building Design Practice is seeking an Assistant Fire Engineer eager to develop their career within a progressive multi-sector environment. This role offers the opportunity to work alongside a national team of design professionals, delivering fire engineering solutions across diverse sectors such as Cities & Development, Commercial, Energy, Residential, and Transportation.

The Assistant Fire Engineer Role

As an Assistant Fire Engineer, you will:

  • Work on a variety of projects, from residential buildings to rail transportation and new energy facilities.
  • Support projects from inception through to delivery, ensuring compliance with fire safety standards.
  • Assist in the timely and cost-effective delivery of project work.
  • Stay updated with current regulations and legislation.
  • Aid in the development of fire strategies.
  • Conduct site visits to assess fire-related risks and collaborate on mitigation strategies.
  • Review and comment on the quality of fire safety installations.
  • Participate in tenders for new projects.
  • Prepare reports, attend design team meetings, and liaise with client representatives as needed.


  • An engineering degree, preferably in fire engineering, or a postgraduate qualification in fire engineering (other backgrounds considered).
  • Familiarity with fire standards such as BS9999, NFPA 130, BS9992, EN45545 is beneficial.
  • Fire modelling experience is advantageous.
  • Experience outside of the building sector is a plus.
  • Ability to work towards chartered fire engineer status.
  • Flexibility in the working environment.
  • Willingness to travel is advantageous.
  • Strong commercial awareness.
  • Customer-focused approach.
  • Clear and structured report writing skills.

What's on Offer

  • £35,000 - £45,000
  • Opportunity to work on prestigious projects across various sectors.
  • Comprehensive development programme leading to chartership.
  • Be part of a rapidly expanding team.

If you are an aspiring Fire Engineer looking to further your career in a dynamic and supportive environment, we would love to hear from you. To discuss this role, explore other career options, or talk about career progression and alternative positions, please get in touch with Chris van Aurich at Brandon James.