Posted

30+ days ago

Description

Jensen Hughes is seeking a Principal Fire Surveyor based in our Manchester or Birmingham office.   The successful candidate will undertake on site fire inspections, in particular during construction and will be involved in desktop reviews of fire assessment reports; fire strategy reports; fire drawings as well as supporting the fire safety disciplines at JGA.

You will have to be able to undertake works independently and provide technical support and guidance to the young professionals in the company. You will carry out fire surveys on a wide range of new and existing buildings such as high-rise residential/office buildings, large retail complexes, historic buildings and airport developments. You will report directly to one of the directors in the company.

 

As a company we pride ourselves on providing the best possible training, on real projects. We encourage all fire surveyors to register with the relevant professional body registration schemes and offer help and support during the process.

A key reason for our position of Europe’s leading independent fire engineering consultancy is our ability to attract the best fire consultants who continue to help develop and lead the team forward. If you are capable of meeting a demanding technical challenge in a dynamic and successful consultancy then we would like to hear from you. Salary and career prospects in our rapidly expanding company are excellent.


Your Day-to-Day:

  • Carrying out active and passive fire protection systems review;
  • Compliance assessment and understanding of the main British fire safety legislation and standards applied to buildings, such as Approved Document B (ADB), BS9999, BS7974;
  • Supporting on the development of Fire Safety Strategy reports for both, the building and public infrastructure sectors;
  • Undertaking external façade assessment to meet the requirement of the industry standard such as Form EWS1;
  • Supporting on the fee proposals and marketing material preparations;
  • Providing in-house CPD presentations when the need arises.

To be considered for this role you must have at least 3 – 5 years working in the similar fire consultancy industry and expect to have a degree in any of the following subjects:

  • Fire Engineering
  • Building Surveying
  • Mechanical Engineering or similar

Excellent command of written and spoken English is required. You must have the right to work in the UK or the ROI.