AECOM Associate Director - Fire Engineering in London, United Kingdom

United Kingdom - Greater London, London

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking an Associate Fire Safety and Fire Protection Director based out of our Central London office. The ideal candidate will be proficient in all phases of delivery with a broad developed skill set including experience on-site, design and verification, financial management, business development and managing client relationships through the entire life cycle of a project.

Duties and responsibilities to include:

  • Perform specific and limited portions of a broader assignment of an experienced engineer

  • Gather and correlate basic engineering data using established and well-defined procedures

  • Work on detailed or routine fire engineering assignments involving calculations, sketches, diagrams, fire strategy drawings and fire strategy reports

  • Propose approach to solve new problems encountered

  • Identify discrepancies in results

  • Provide guidance to entry level graduate fire engineers

  • Perform work in accordance with agreed budget and schedule with little supervision

  • Contribute to the development of technical proposals

  • Contribute to knowledge of the fire team, through giving talks or by other means

  • Support project managers in the management of project costs, information and correspondence

Minimum Requirements

  • Knowledge of the fundamentals of fire suppression system design, including the preparation / review of system drawings, different types of sprinkler systems (conventional, dry pipe systems, open deluge and pre-action) and alternative suppression systems such as gas suppression, oxygen reduction systems and water mist

  • Understanding of International and US design standards

  • Experience of applying fire engineering in the design of buildings

  • Knowledge of the design codes for all main types of buildings, including offices, schools, hospitals, stations, airports and residential

  • Excellent report-writing skills

  • Good client relationships

  • Advanced IT skills

  • Experience in technical and client facing roles, managing and delivering projects and working as part of a larger team

  • BEng Mechanical degree

System Skills

  • Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint

  • NIST, Fire Dynamics Simulator

  • BST Enterprise financial management

  • ACADS BSG, Hyena and Camel

  • Xtralis, Aspire

Preferred Qualifications

Diploma or higher in engineering

Your benefits will include:

Helping our employees achieve a healthy work-life balance is important to us. If you join AECOM, as well as receiving a competitive salary, you’ll also have the opportunity to explore flexible working arrangements. Core benefits include 25 days annual leave, company pension scheme, private medical insurance, life assurance and one paid annual professional institution membership fee. You can also choose from a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle.

You’ll also be able to give back to communities with up to two paid CSR days each year. Through our charity, The AECOM Foundation, you can volunteer to support children in developing countries. And if you’re a member of the Reserve Forces you’ll receive an additional 15 days paid leave for training commitments.

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Category Engineering - Fire and Risk

Business Line Building Engineering

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 186064BR

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.