Fire Engineer

Location London
Job-type Permanent
Salary £55000 - £65000
Contact Chris Van Aurich
Reference CVA18702_1718168403

Are you looking to make a significant impact in the field of fire safety? Our medium-sized organisation, known for its family feel and strong commitment to equality, diversity, and inclusion, is seeking an ambitious Fire Engineer. We are dedicated to creating an open, inclusive, and motivational work environment where everyone can be themselves.

The company values are "people, quality, and integrity." We prioritise a good work-life balance for our engineers, ensuring workloads are manageable within regular working hours. We also support continuous professional development (CPD) and offer mentoring to develop leadership skills.

The Fire Engineer Role

As a member of our team, you will undertake fire engineering projects, supporting design projects both within and outside the UK. Your role will include a mix of desktop and off-site activities, with supported client interaction. Key responsibilities include:

  • Producing fire strategy reports and relevant documentation
  • Managing fire safety aspects, including passive and active building systems, compartmentation, occupancy levels, and fire escape provisions
  • Reviewing architectural drawings for potential fire strategy risks and opportunities
  • Calculating evacuation times and performing computational evacuation modelling analysis
  • Solving fire engineering calculations with support, including radiant heat, smoke control, and occupant evacuations
  • Communicating fire strategies to design teams and clients
  • Conducting third-party design verification
  • Understanding and applying UK fire safety legislation and standards

Key Requirements

  • A degree in Fire Engineering or an equivalent engineering discipline
  • Minimum of 2 years' experience as a Fire Engineer within a Fire Safety Engineering team
  • Working knowledge of regulatory controls and the ability to develop and implement fire engineered design solutions
  • IFE Membership (MIFireE or AIFireE)
  • Thorough understanding of ADB, BS 9999, BS 9991, and BB100


  • 33 days annual leave including bank holidays, increasing by 2 days after 2 years
  • Additional day of annual leave on your birthday (or nearest working day)
  • Enrolment in the company bonus scheme (% of annual salary), paid twice annually
  • Enrolment in the company pension scheme with a 5% employer contribution and a 3% employee contribution
  • Annual professional subscriptions paid
  • Study support for CPD and relevant training
  • Access to the company private healthcare scheme
  • Flexible working hours structured to suit individual needs between 7am-8pm

If you are a dedicated Fire Engineer looking for new career opportunities, contact Chris van Aurich to discuss this role, explore other career options, or talk about career progression and alternative positions.

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