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Senior Fire Engineer - Sevenoaks

  • Location South East
  • Type Permanent
  • Salary £70,000 - £90,000 + Travel + Discretionary Bonus
  • Ref 12894

Senior Fire Engineer Job in Sevenoaks

Senior Fire Engineer job in Sevenoaks, joining a growing fire safety department of a successful multidisciplinary consultancy specialising in residential and affordable housing for Local Authority and Housing Association clients initially. The role offers a competitive package of between £70k – £90k + Travel + Discretionary bonus. We are looking for Senior Fire Engineers who are current MIFireE and MIFSM.

The consultancy offers a multitude of services including project management, surveying, cost consultancy, and design management, and specialise in residential, affordable housing, major regeneration and remedial projects for Housing Associations, Local Authorities and Private Developers. Made up of around 100 employees and 4 offices, they are continuing to grow with a strong pipeline of work across London, Southeast and Midlands. You will be joining an already established team as an expert within your field as a Senior Fire Engineer, liaising closely with clients, contractors, developers and Clerk of Works to deliver comprehensive internal and external fire risk assessments 1-4 and advice on new build and existing buildings.

Role & Responsibilities

  • Liaise closely with Clients, Contractors, Developers, Clerk of Works and other key stakeholders
  • Undertake Risk Assessments in line with current legislation
  • Advise clients of pragmatic, cost-effective solutions to mitigate risk where possible
  • Assist in the growth, development and structure of a small team, drawing upon team leadership skills and experience
  • Assist the client in RAG assessing their stock to understand their potential liabilities
  • Review information relating to fire safety that the client has accrued for their buildings to date and advise them of its suitability
  • Conduct Fire Risk Assessments both internally and externally in-line with current industry guidance and compile a detailed report
  • Provide CPD to clients making them aware of their obligations as building owners
  • Peer review reports from other Fire Engineers as requested
  • Work with the project team to produce cost effective, pragmatic remedial solutions where possible
  • Attend client/resident meetings when required to explain reports that have been issued and the implications of the findings
  • Work with the project team to compile the ER’s
  • Peer review the contractors’ proposals
  • Liaise closely with the clerk of works and the contractor and carry out compliance checks of the works as they progress
  • Attend site progress meetings when required.

Required Skills & Experience

  • Ideally 8+ years’ experience in fire engineering
  • Experienced in External Wall Risk Assessments
  • Experience with Type 1-4 FRA’s
  • Compartmentation Surveys
  • Experienced in large and small refurbishment and re-cladding projects
  • MIFireE and MIFSM
  • Ability to travel across London and Southern Home Counties.

What you get back

  • Salary of £70,000 – £90,000 + Travel + Discretionary Bonus
  • 28 Days holiday inclusive of Bank Holidays (+ Birthday + Christmas)
  • Contributory Pension
  • Private medical insurance
  • Support with professional subscriptions.


If you meet the criteria above, send us your CV and portfolio. We receive a large number of applications so if you do not hear back within 7 days consider your application unsuccessful this time. We will keep a copy of your details on file for future vacancies.
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Senior Fire Engineer Job in Sevenoaks – Your Property Recruitment Specialists (Recruiter: Kelly Armour Job Ref: 12894)

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