Fire Engineering - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

St. Albans
United Kingdom

United Kingdom - London, London

Job Summary

AECOM is currently seeking a Fire Engineer specialised in Fire Fighting Systems design to be based in our St. Albans office although for the right candidate we may consider other locations. This is a consultancy based position so you will need experience within this kind of design and client focused environment.

Your role will require you to design, calculate and propose fire safety solutions to clients on small and large scale projects whilst acting as a key point of contact and expertise. You will also be involved in surveys, reports and the day to day project management of our secured programmes.

This vacancy will be well suited for an established consultant looking to take the next step or someone with a strong depth of knowledge who wants to join a well respected and established fire safety consultancy.

About us:

AECOM Building & Places is built to modernise, expand and deliver the most iconic and complex structures ever conceived. Buildings & Places Infrastructure offers a one stop shop to complete some of the country’s most challenging projects by leveraging our scale, unique service offering and world-class talent. We work flexibly and co-operatively to achieve more.

Our Building & Places division provides a multidisciplinary offering consisting of a variety of consultancy services ranging from Civil, Structural, MEP and Environmental Engineering, Cost & project Management and Quantity Surveying.

Our industry leading and award-winning team consists of over 400 people nationwide. The mechanical and electrical engineers work on projects within residential, commercial, aviation, defence, healthcare, education, pharmaceutical, sports, and leisure. We are market leaders on large international projects as well as small scale local experts who seek to improve communities through strong design and infrastructure projects.

We are friendly, busy and motivated with an established track record of successfully delivering local and overseas projects. Some of our flagship work in recent years include;

Palace of Westminster, Southbank Place, Arctic Science centres, The Bank of England, BBC Broadcasting house, The Titanic building in Belfast and the St Pancras Chambers Hotel in London to name but a few.

Your key duties are outlined below:

Design, calculations and proposals:

  • Prepare design packages for various RIBA stages, including Design drawings, Technical specifications, Design reports and Hydraulic calculations.

  • Prepare Fire Suppression Systems solutions for various building types and at various stages of project design.

  • Perform calculations as assigned such as sprinkler system water supplies and gas suppression clean agent quantities.

  • Prepare fee proposals for the Fire systems design at RIBA Stages 1-7.

Survey and report:

  • Conduct Technical reviews. Assist technically in the resolution of design problems that may include performing field investigations or inspections.

Act as a Hub of Contact:

  • Effectively communicate with project team members, Clients, local approving authorities, contractors and other third parties as required.

Project Manage:

  • Project Manage the delivery of various scale projects small and large.

Minimum Requirements

  • Possess intermediate-level written and oral communication skills. Strong quantitative and analytical skills.

  • Relevant degree or professional qualification.

  • Work experience within a similar consultancy or other relevant business.

  • Knowledge of British and International design standards and Building regulations is essential.

  • Knowledge and experience of Fire Suppression Systems such as: Automatic Sprinkler Systems (Wet, Dry, Pre-action, Foam etc.), Water Mist Systems, Gaseous Suppression Systems, Wet and Dry Rise Systems, Fire Hydrant and Hose Reel Systems, Hypoxic (Oxygen Reduction) Systems.

  • Good knowledge of software packages for Fire Suppression Systems design (Word; Excel: CAD; REVIT; Hydraulics software).

Preferred Qualifications

  • A clear work history and proof of professional development and learning.

  • Relevant degree or professional qualification (BEng, MEng, PHD).

  • Registered with Engineering Council (CEng; IEng) or working towards achieving it.

Your benefits will include:

Helping our employees achieve a healthy work-life balance is important to us. If you join AECOM, as well as receiving a competitive salary, you’ll also have the opportunity to explore flexible working arrangements. Core benefits include 25 days’ annual leave, company pension scheme, private medical insurance, life assurance and one paid annual professional institution membership fee. You can also choose from a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle.

You’ll also be able to give back to communities with up to two paid CSR days each year. Through our charity,The AECOM Foundation, you can volunteer to support children in developing countries. And if you’re a member of the Reserve Forces you’ll receive an additional 15 days paid leave for training commitments.

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Engineering - Fire and Risk

Business Line Buildings & Places

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 223331BR

Additional Locations UK - St. Albans

Clearance Required No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.