Principal Fire Engineer

Location Manchester
Job-type Permanent
Salary £75000 - £85000
Contact Megan Cole
Call Megan
Reference MC18072MAN_1715148006

A specialist engineering consultancy are now looking to take on an Associate Fire Engineer to support their growing division and spearhead the North-West Fire Engineering team.

The Principal/Associate Fire Engineer's Role

The appointed Principal/Associate Fire Engineer will helm the Liverpool-based North-West Fire Engineering Team, with responsibilities including:

  • Overseeing financial performance, including profit and loss and debt management.
  • Driving growth through strategic recruitment as required.
  • Ensuring the wellbeing and professional development of team members.
  • Upholding the technical delivery and quality of work produced by the team.
  • Managing administrative tasks efficiently.

Primary Service Delivery

The Fire Engineering Division prides itself on excellence, offering 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

  • Leading business development activities to secure new projects and maintain client relationships.
  • Providing technical supervision, guidance, and coaching to junior staff.
  • Serving as a key point of contact for clients on projects.
  • Contributing to the development of fee proposals.
  • Working across various sectors including residential, commercial, and industrial.

Skills and Qualifications

The ideal candidate for the Principal/Associate Fire Engineer role will have:

  • A Level 6 qualification (BEng or BSc).
  • Proficiency with fire standards such as BS9999, BS9991, BS7974.
  • In-depth knowledge of UK fire safety legislation.
  • A proven track record in technical delivery and project management.
  • Membership in the Institute of Fire Engineers (IFE) or equivalent, with aspirations towards achieving chartered 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?

  • A competitive salary range of £75,000-£85,000.
  • 27+ days of annual leave.
  • Flexible working options.
  • Private medical insurance.
  • A comprehensive range of additional perks and benefits.

If you are a Principal Fire Engineer considering your career opportunities, or looking for the next step, please contact Megan Cole at Brandon James.

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