Job Description for Senior Fire Safety Engineer

 
 
Job title: Senior Fire Safety Engineer
Grade: Senior Fire Engineer
Location: Can be based at IFC offices either in Princes Risborough, Bucks (HP27 9AH) or in Central London (WC2N 5BW)
Reports to: Director of Fire and Safety Engineering
Salary: Competitive + benefits
 
 
Job Specification:
 
To provide comprehensive fire engineering design advice as part of design teams on a wide variety of projects To ensure constant improvement and technical development to their skills in all areas of fire engineering To provide guidance and support to junior members of staff to help their development To provide support to the other parts of the IFC business
 
 
Key Responsibilities:
 
Project management. This includes all aspects of project management from assisting with preparation of quotes, through to management of the delivery of the technical expertise, analyses and reports as necessary. Management of budgets on projects. 
 
Liaising with clients on ongoing projects. 
 
Reviewing drawings and other technical information submitted by design teams, drafting and preparing documentation and reports for the fire engineering design of buildings.
 
Correspondence, liaison, reporting, etc. with other employees and Clients, as required 
 
Dealing with enquiries internal and external by telephone, email or personally in an efficient and professional manner as a point of contact for the Fire Engineering Team.
 
Maintaining continuous professional development (CPD) training in order to continually improve technical expertise, including keeping records of that CPD.
 
Attend client meetings as required.
 
In conjunction with others help to develop and maintain more effective and efficient electronic filing and project management systems.
 
Provide cover during the absence of other Fire Engineering team members, as required (e.g. meeting attendance, leave, illness).
 
Producing/amending technical CPD type seminars and PowerPoint presentations disseminating findings and team briefings, as required.
 
Flexibility to support the Fire Engineering Team and others in reacting to immediate and urgent operational issues.
 
Maintain accurate time recording on a timely basis including comprehensive records of CPD and training activities (both internal & external, formal and informal including such as shadowing and on-the-job training) 
 
Willingness to work in a team environment to cross cover for other Engineering work within IFC.
 
 
Education & Experience:
 
BSc (Hons) (or higher) in engineering discipline
Chartered Engineer status would be preferable, but if not, IFC will help encourage employees to achieve this
Experience of delivering fire strategies on complex buildings
Experience of carrying out fire engineering analyses (evacuation analyses, CFD, other) would be beneficial but not essential
Experience of carrying out site inspections of installed fire protection systems (passive and active) would be beneficial but not essential
 
To apply complete your CV and covering letter and submit using the link below.
We look forward to hearing from you!
 
 
For any questions, please contact jobs@ifcgroup.com
 
This job description was posted on 03 May 2018
 
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