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Senior Fire Safety Engineer


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Australia - Victoria, Melbourne

Job Summary

As the world's most trusted infrastructure consulting firm, we’re committed to managing our business with the upmost responsibility and to always strive for better – reducing emissions, creating social value or diversifying our senior leadership and workforce.

We understand both the urgency of the challenges facing our society and our responsibility to respond in an impactful and enduring way. Armed with this consciousness, we’re leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future, partnering with those who want to make a positive difference in the world.

As a Senior Fire Safety Engineer, you will be experienced in client relationship management, delivering projects to clients on time and on budget in an independent manner. You will have significant expertise in developing performance-based fire-engineered strategies across a wide range of bespoke buildings and infrastructure projects. With a design and delivery based focus you will have experience in providing consultation to different markets of the built environment and demonstrating your application of skills to the operational needs of clients in varying market sectors.

Your primary focus with your career will be the technical delivery of performance-based solutions along with a commitment to support the state and wider national fire engineering team.

As a Senior Fire Safety Engineer, you will engage in some of the following:

  • Providing substantial technical expertise of fire engineering, from first principles to the ability of leading a large-scale fire engineering projects from concept stage through to building occupation.

  • Project and client management of across a variety of markets

  • Advisory using advanced computer modelling of fluid flow and evacuation

  • Setting goals and developing your career in a global and dynamic company

  • Participating in training and support to graduate-level staff.

Minimum Requirements

  • Proven and demonstrable experience delivering projects as a Senior Fire Safety Engineer within a consulting environment.

  • A relevant engineering qualification, preferable in Fire Engineering.

  • A record of negotiations with approval authorities on performance-based designs.

  • A thorough understanding of the Building Code of Australia.

  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal.

  • Experienced in preparing Fire Engineering Briefs, Fire Engineering Reports and Fire Engineering Strategies.

  • A strong background in the use of computer-based modelling.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively with internal and external stakeholders of the business.

  • Interest in developing your career further within a diverse fire safety engineering environment.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ideally you would have already started the process of achieving the career goals of CPEng, NER Fire Safety.

Benefits at AECOM

The Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) recognises AECOM as taking a sophisticated, holistic approach to supporting women and men’s participation throughout our workplace.

We provide a diverse and inclusive work environment and offer many benefits to ensure your professional development & wellbeing.

  • Flexible start and finish times, working from home, part time and job share options;

  • Work-from-home equipment packages and assistance;

  • Diverse, challenging and exciting multidisciplinary engineering projects;

  • State of the art, modern and contemporary offices;

  • Paid parental and partner leave;

  • Purchased additional annual leave + salary packaging;

  • Corporate Employee discounts from up to 400 retailers;

  • Wellbeing benefits eg. Vaccinations, health insurance discounts;

  • Employee stock purchase plans;

  • Study assistance;

  • Professional and technical development opportunities.

AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or recruitment agencies. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM and in the absence of a signed Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any recruitment fee.

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Engineering - Fire and Risk

Business Line B&P - Buildings & Places

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Australia

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 251281BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

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Date posted
27 Jun 2021
Civil & Structural
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