Senior Fire Protection Engineer

Recruiter
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Location
London
Salary
Competitive
Posted
13 Jun 2019
Closes
20 Jun 2019
Sectors
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Foster + Partners, the award winning integrated design practice has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Fire Protection Engineer to join their talented Environmental Engineering team based in South West London, Battersea. This is a fantastic position for someone looking to take the next steps in their career.

Your responsibilities will include but not be limited to:
  • Prepare, and develop where required, calculations, analysis, schematics, drawings, diagrams, models, specifications and other documents relating to the design
  • To adhere to the design process and undertake fire protection systems engineering design activities relating to the project
  • To take responsibility for specific areas of the design and project development
  • Assist the Foster + Partners architecture team to achieve their design goals and provide an appropriate level of support
  • Assist with the management of junior graduate engineers on the team
  • To liaise, where appropriate, with members of the external design team and other associated organisations or companies
Qualities & skills required:
  • Experience in a similar role is essential
  • Qualified as a Chartered Engineer or working towards Chartered status
  • Solid technical understanding of own core engineering discipline and the role of the fire protection engineer within the design team
  • Broad understanding of other engineering disciplines engaged in the design of the built environment
  • Working knowledge of UK fire protection standards including LPC Sprinkler Rules incorporating BS EN 12845, BS 9990, BS EN 15004, BS 5306, DD 8458, DD 8489
  • Ability to understand and formulate design decisions
  • Developed problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Understanding of financial aspects of running a design project on time and on budget
  • Ability to use Autodesk Revit
  • Appreciation of international technical guidance relevant to fire protection systems including NFPA
  • Knowledge of either fire safety/strategy design or public health systems design
  • LEED qualified or having working familiarity with environmental assessment methods
  • Ability to use some or all of the following generic software: MicroStation, Microsoft Office' suite, Adobe Creative Suite
  • Ability to use hydraulic calculation software such as HASS, Canute FHC or similar.
  • Mandarin, Cantonese or mainland European language skills

If you would like to be considered for this position please apply with an up to date CV.

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