Our fire team is growing and we need a Senior fire engineer. Working alongside other fire engineers, the role will involve: developing fire safety strategies, notably for sub-surface metro systems, rail tunnels and road tunnels; specifying and interpreting fire and smoke modelling studies (we use a range of tools including the FDS and CFX computational fluid dynamics software); planning and supervising fire engineering design work, from concept to detailed design stages; planning and supervising site-based work, such as fire risk assessments; ensuring that our work is delivered to programme and budget; providing coaching and advice to junior staff; liaising with project stakeholders and providing expert advice; developing relationships with key clients and supporting business development. You will report to the Fire engineering leader and be based either in our Croydon or Altrincham office. The projects you will get involved in could be: Doha Metro Major Stations - FLS reports for two of the largest and most complex stations Crossrail - Tunnel and station fire strategies HS 2 - Various areas including stations and Over Site Developments. Heathrow road tunnels - Fire safety for tunnel refurbishments London Underground Northern Line extension - Fire strategies for stations and tunnels. Have you got what it takes? Essential academic, professional qualifications and experience of the candidate: Relevant engineering degree, plus a strong track record of fire engineering experience. Essential competencies / skills: You will be able to demonstrate strong hands-on experience across the key elements of the role as described above, with the following specific competencies: developing fire safety strategies; specifying and interpreting fire and smoke modelling studies; planning and leading fire engineering design work; planning and leading any site-based work. excellent written and oral communications skills. Willingness to undertake short overseas trips (up to 1-2 weeks). Desirable academic, professional qualifications and experience: Ideally you will be a Chartered Fire Engineer or equivalent. Desirable competencies / skills: Working knowledge of: fire detection and suppression systems; engineering design development within a BIM environment; interface management in a multi-discipline design environment. One of the largest employee-owned companies in the world, Mott MacDonald is a multisector consultancy providing engineering, management, and development services on projects in 150 countries. With over 16,000 of the best people working on a diverse range of challenges, we're helping our clients deliver sustainable infrastructure and development solutions. We have a collegiate and collaborative culture which values equality and diversity, and we take proactive steps to create an inclusive workplace. Together, we are opening opportunities with connected thinking. If this sounds like somewhere you'd like to work, click apply to continue with your application.
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