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Fire Engineer

JOB TITLE Fire Engineer
TYPE OF EMPLOYMENT Full Time, Permanent
SALARY RANGE Commensurate with experience

RPS Group is an International Consultancy employing around 5,000 people worldwide. We provide advice upon: the development and management of the built & natural environment; the exploration and production of energy and other natural resources.

Our Northern Ireland Office, situated in Belfast, employs over 200 staff and has been providing services to the UK and ROI for the past 70 years. We offer a wide range of opportunities, in a dynamic work place, where achievements are rewarded and progress encouraged. As one of Ireland’s leading multidisciplinary consultancies, we are working on many high profile Planning, Engineering, Water, Waste, Transport, Project Management and Environment projects and require innovative and motivated staff.

Due to an increasing workload, RPS is seeking to recruit a Fire Engineer to join our Structures and Fire Team in Belfast. The post will be based in our Belfast office but duties may require travelling throughout the UK and Ireland.

The Fire Engineering Sector within RPS has been responsible for some of the UK and Ireland’s most prestigious buildings including most recently the iconic £97M Titanic Belfast building. We are engaged on many exciting schemes both within the Private and Public Sector and can offer a diverse range of interesting projects for the successful candidate.

• Suitable relevant experience in a Fire Engineering consultancy would be an advantage but not essential
• Experience in developing fire strategies for complex buildings would be an advantage
• A sound knowledge of UK and ROI design codes
• Experience in computational modelling of fire growth and smoke movement will be beneficial
• An interest in working with a diverse range of UK and International clients
• A full driving licence

• MSc in Fire Safety Engineering or equivalent degree

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to the following:

• Design and/or supervise projects
• Preparation of technical and/or progress reports
• Attendance at Client/Design Team Meetings
• Preparation of presentations
• Management of Financial Budgets of job tasks
• Adherence to RPS’s QA procedures
• Attendance at formal/informal training courses to maintain competency
• Compliance with computer procedures and controls
• Compliance with CPD requirements of relevant institutions
• Working as part of a Team or individually (with supervision)
• Supporting senior staff in business development activities

In return, RPS offers an attractive remuneration and benefits package which includes Pension, 24 days holiday (plus Bank Holidays), Life Assurance and a Share Scheme..

Note: As with all positions, due to the dynamic nature of RPS's business, key responsibilities may evolve and change over time.

RPS is an Equal Opportunities employer.

Applications received via Recruitment Agencies will not be considered

RPS is an equal opportunity employer.

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