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Assistant Fire Engineer

  1. Cities & development
  2. Derby, London
R-115648

AtkinsRealis is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies, with over 50,000 employees worldwide. At Atkins, we offer more than just a job.We offer an opportunity to make a difference and shape the world to benefit future generations and the natural environment.

Atkins Building Design Practice are looking to appoint a Assistant Fire Engineer who is looking to further develop their career within a forward-thinking multi sector practice. This opportunity will involve working as part of a national practice of Design professionals delivering fire engineering design solutions to clients across a wide variety of sectors; including Cities & Development, Commercial, Energy, Residential and Transportation.

There is flexibility around where the role is based because although the majority of our current Fire Engineering team are based in Derby and London offices there is an ambition to grow Fire Engineering teams in the North and South West. Preferred UK locations: Bristol, Epsom, London or Derby.

As a Fire Engineer you will take responsibility for your own projects but also work collaboratively with other team members to develop the team and strengthen technical capability.

Responsibilities:

  • Work in a range of sectors from residential buildings through to rail transportation or new energy facilities.
  • Service projects from inception through to delivery in support of fire safety standards.
  • Support the delivery of project work within time and cost budgets.
  • Keep up to date with regulations and legislation.
  • Support the development of fire strategies.
  • Carry out site visits.
  • Assess fire related risks in projects and working collaboratively to mitigate where possible.
  • Review and comment on the quality of fire safety related installations.
  • Undertake tenders for new work.
  • Prepare reports, take part in design team meetings, and liaise with client representatives as required.

Requirements:

  • Engineering degree, preferably fire engineering or alternatively a post graduate qualification in fire engineering (Applicants with different backgrounds also considered).
  • Experience working with a range of fire standards including BS9999, NFPA 130, BS9992, EN45545 would be beneficial.
  • Fire modelling experience will be beneficial.
  • Experience outside of the building sector would be advantageous.
  • Able to work towards chartered fire engineer status.
  • A flexible approach to the working environment.
  • Willingness to travel will be a positive advantage.
  • Good commercial awareness.
  • Customer focused.
  • Ability to collate information and have a clear and structured approach to report writing.

What we offer?

  • Work on a wide range of projects and sectors including some of the most prestigious projects in the UK.
  • A comprehensive development programme that can lead to chartership.
  • A competitive salary.
  • Join a rapidly expanding team.

AtkinsRéalis recognise that there are many well qualified people who are looking to further their career, but who cannot commit to full time employment. We support flexible working arrangements and are interested to discuss how we can accommodate individual requirements. As part of this commitment, we understand the need for a diverse and flexible workforce, where a work-life balance is important. So, by default AtkinsRéalis offers flexible working, where there is no fixed 9 ‘till 5, no need for a 5-day week, no requirement for a full-time contract, and no requirement to spend all your working time in the office. Our IT systems support home-working, so where you have parental or carer duties; or you simply need to be elsewhere for a parcel, servicing your car, or waiting in for a tradesperson; Atkins will work for you.  Similarly, Atkins’ corporate social responsibility provides the opportunity to give something back to the community, and we run professional networks supporting groups such as local schools, charities, parents, those coming out of the armed-forces and women in engineering.

Rewards and Benefits: 

We offer a competitive salary that is regularly tested against other consultants with a default 25-days leave each year plus bank holidays and options to buy some or sell of that leave. Salary and benefits will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. 

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Training: 

AtkinsRéalis is committed to developing its people both personally and professionally. Our colleagues have the advantage of access to a high ranging training portfolio and development activities designed to help make the best of individual’s abilities and talents. We also actively support staff in achieving corporate membership of relevant institutions. 

Additional Information: 

This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance.  If this is necessary, it will be discussed with you at interview. The vetting process is delivered by United Kingdom Security Vetting (UKSV) and may require candidates to provide proof of residency in the UK of 5 years or longer. If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance. 

We are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community - a place where we can all be ourselves, thrive and develop. To help embed inclusion for all, from day one, we offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements and employee networks to support staff from different backgrounds. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we value applications from all backgrounds, cultures and ability. 

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