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Fire Engineer

Job Title Fire Engineer
Term Full time
Remit of role UK wide travel

You will join a highly successful Fire & Process Safety Team which works closely with clients to deliver novel and innovative solutions. This role is pivotal to the continued growth of a thriving the Risk business within the RPS Group. RPS is a leading nuclear fire safety engineering consultancy with a growing non-nuclear client base.

Main responsibilities
• Developing lasting relationships/ frameworks with clients.
• Leading the delivery of technical fire engineering and safety projects in a range of high risk industries, ensuring they are completed on budget and to the client’s satisfaction, including: conventional fire engineering risk assessments and process related requirements (high hazard fire scenarios).
• Assessing the hazards and risks of fire and its effects.
• Evaluation of prevention and protective measures necessary to limit the likelihood and consequences of fire.
• Technically understand the design, installation, maintenance requirements for fire detection, suppression and control philosophies.
• The delivery of fire strategies.
• Facilitation of fire hazard study workshops
• To perform fire modelling and/or interpret results.
• Providing overall technical expertise within the dynamic, growing Fire team.
• Providing technical guidance and mentoring for more junior team members.
• Understanding the commercial impact of all decisions, recognising opportunities for business development.
• Business and service development.

• Previous fire engineering experience
• A degree in Fire Engineering or equivalent
• Confident in liaising with design teams, clients, local approving authorities, contractors, and other third parties as required
• Detailed understanding/ knowledge of UK regulations and standards (e.g. ADB, BS9999, RRFSO, PAS 79, PD 6686, etc.)
• Knowledge of other regulatory regimes
• Competent user of the full Microsoft packages
• Excellent technical report writing, numeracy, time management and attention to details skills
• Chartered or working towards Chartership (RPS will support this application)
• Flexibility and willing to travel (occasionally overseas)

Benefits and package offered

We offer a comprehensive financial package including competitive salary, defined contribution pension, share scheme, 24 days holiday plus Bank Holidays and other flexible benefits to suit individual requirements.

This is a position within a highly regarded company, working in a friendly and flexible team environment, with the chance to display individual competencies, and promises excellent career opportunities on work of a varied and responsible nature.

Security clearance required to be completed on all successful candidates.

RPS is an equal opportunity employer.

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