Associate Fire Engineer

Location London
Job-type Permanent
Salary £65000 - £85000
Contact Chris Van Aurich
Reference CVA18929_1720504806

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Associate Fire Engineer to join a national practice of Building Design professionals. This role involves delivering fire engineering design solutions across a wide variety of sectors, including Cities & Development, Commercial, Energy, Residential, and Transportation.

The Associate Fire Engineer Role

As a Senior member of the Fire Engineering team, you will:

  • Work on projects ranging from residential buildings to rail transportation and new energy facilities.
  • Manage multiple engineering projects from inception through delivery, ensuring compliance with fire safety standards and codes.
  • Support junior team members and collaborate with other senior team members to strengthen the team's technical capability.
  • Track project milestones and budgets to ensure timely and cost-effective delivery.
  • Stay updated with current regulations and legislation.
  • Develop and implement fire strategies.
  • Assess fire-related risks in projects and collaborate on mitigation strategies.
  • Review and comment on the quality of fire safety installations.
  • Participate in tenders for new projects and develop client relationships to identify potential work opportunities.
  • Prepare reports, attend design team meetings, and liaise with client representatives as needed.
  • Support and mentor junior team members and act as a technical reviewer on project submissions.


  • An engineering degree, preferably in fire engineering, or a postgraduate qualification in fire engineering (other backgrounds considered).
  • Extensive experience in fire engineering roles, including consultancy and other sectors.
  • Strong experience with multiple fire standards such as BS9999, NFPA 130, BS9992, EN45545.
  • Proven record of successfully delivering fire strategies.
  • Fire modelling experience is advantageous.
  • Chartered or working towards chartered fire engineer status.
  • Flexible approach to the working environment.
  • Willingness to travel is advantageous.
  • Strong commercial awareness.
  • Customer-focused approach.

What's on Offer

  • Competitive salary ranging from £65,000 to £75,000.
  • Opportunity to work on prestigious projects across various sectors.
  • Support for chartership and professional development.
  • Be part of a rapidly expanding team with a collaborative and supportive environment.

If you are an experienced Fire Engineer looking for a challenging and rewarding opportunity, 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

Associate Fire Engineer, Fire Safety Engineer, Fire Consultant, Fire Engineering Design, Building Safety.