Fire Engineer

Description

We are currently seeking to hire a full time Fire Engineer who is experienced in working in the residential and commercial property sectors, and who takes pride in delivering comprehensive and pragmatic advice and reports that clients can use to improve their processes.

Quantum Compliance is a rapidly growing Fire Safety, Health and Safety and Environmental Consultancy, based in the Midlands and London, but national in focus. Our clients are wide-ranging and predominantly include multi-site organisations from a variety of key business sectors including, residential and commercial property management, retailers, and service organisations.

Working with some of the best property clients in the UK, you will take ownership of and work with clients to provide expert fire safety consultancy advice.

Requirements

You will hold a recognised fire engineering qualification and consulting role with property sector experience.

  • You will be a member of the Institution of Fire Engineers.
  • Experience of conducting commercial property fire risk assessments and residential risk assessments (Types 1-4), fire strategies for more complex properties, and passive fire protection surveys.
  • A sound understanding of relevant Building Regulations Approved Documents.
  • A minimum of five years’ experience.

Profile

You will be competent in applying scientific and engineering principles, rules [Codes], and expert judgment, based on an understanding of the phenomena and effects of fire and of the reaction and behaviour of people to fire, to protect people, property and the environment from the destructive effects of fire.

Specifically, you will be competent in the:

  • assessment of the hazards, risks of fire and its effects;
  • mitigation of potential fire damage by
    • proper design, construction and layout
    • use of buildings, materials used, structures, industrial processes;
  • appropriate level of evaluation for the optimum preventive and protective measures necessary to limit the consequences of fire;
  • design, installation, maintenance and/or development of fire detection, fire suppression, fire control, fire related communication systems and equipment;
  • direction and control of appropriate equipment and manpower in the strategy and function of fire fighting and rescue operations; and
  • investigation and analysis (post fire), evaluation and feedback.

Benefits

We offer an interesting, varied and professional environment for consultants, priding ourselves on treating individuals as professionals able to manage their own workload.

We provide professional support, technology and tools along with opportunities to work with a varied range of clients within the commercial property sector.

Consultants work from home, meeting with the company regularly to discuss company issues, challenges and future growth of the business.

We offer competitive remuneration packages.

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