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Senior Fire Safety Engineer

Posted 17 Jun 2024
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Kiwa Fire Safety Compliance (KFS) have an exciting opening for a Senior Fire Safety Engineer to join our team. Working as part of a specialised engineering consultancy in a supportive and diverse team of established fire engineers. This is a remote based role with occasional travel to the office in Aylesbury. This is the perfect role if you are looking to advance your career in fire engineering. As a Senior Fire Safety Engineer, you will provide technical support and management of other members of the Fire Safety Engineering Team. Kiwa, is a global top 20 leader in Testing, Inspection and Certification. Our company motto is: We create trust. We want you to trust us with becoming your employer of choice. We offer excellent training and development opportunities, the freedom to do your job as you see fit and we are a respectful and diverse company that employs over 10,000 Kiwans worldwide. About the role
  • Delivery of fire safety projects on time and within budget, within limits of your expertise.
  • Provide support to fire safety engineers to ensure projects are delivered on time and within budget, including support in reviewing of reports.
  • Contribute to the team financial performance by maintaining high utilisation levels and meeting personal invoicing goals.
  • Undertake work which will demonstrate compliance with current legislation and aligns with the Company’s operational procedures.
  • Build and maintain good relationships with both internal and external stakeholders.
  • You will be able to deliver work in accordance with agreed time scales and budgets.
  • You will assist the sales and estimating team in the bidding process of future work and developing/strengthening networking channels.
  • Contribute to a positive culture within the FSE team.
  • Support the development of Kiwa employees in line with their individual goals and aspirations as identified from their Accomplishment Review.

Do you have what it takes?
  • Gained a Level 7 qualification in Fire Engineering or equivalent engineering master’s degree Good knowledge of relevant standards and fire safety legislation.
  • Relevant industry experience.
  • Membership of a professional body such as IFE, CABE, CIBSE is expected, and continue your professional development to IEng and ultimately CEng (Engineering Council).
  • Proficient knowledge of relevant fire safety standards and fire safety legislation, fire engineering knowledge and understanding to apply technical and practical skills.
  • Technical and functional responsibility with supervision of fire safety engineers.
  • The ability to perform advanced tasks typically without significant supervision.
  • Effective interpersonal skills in communicating technical matters and project management skills.
  • The ability to operate in accordance with safe systems of work.
  • Collaborate and contribute to the implementation of new and best practice methods.
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills.
  • The ability to work under pressure and achieve targets set independently.
  • Relevant experience of balancing the needs of Customers, Shareholders and Employees.
  • Dynamism, aptitude for problem solving and teamwork, accuracy, reliability and results oriented.
  • Willingness to travel as and when required.
  • Trusted to deal with confidential information.

What can you expect from us in return?
  • Salary Dependant on experience
  • 25 days holiday + Bank Holidays
  • 37.5 hours a week, Mon-Fri
  • Remote role with occassional travel to office in Aylesbury
  • Family Leave - generous enhanced maternity/adoption/shared parental leave - first 6 months full pay maternity/adoption and shared parental leave & 2 weeks full pay paternity leave
  • Milestone Recognitions: Holiday allowance increases, certificates of recognition, unpaid and paid sabbaticals, charity donations, personal gifts, recognition dinners, and retail vouchers
  • Holiday Buying Scheme
  • Welcome pack with goodies
  • Salary Reviews
  • Company Bonus Scheme
  • Enhanced Pension
  • Life Assurance (4x Annual Salary)
  • EAP - Free, independent Employee Assistance Programme, offering confidential information, support, advice and counselling, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year
  • 24 hour GP Service
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Eye Care Vouchers

Why work at Kiwa?

We achieve results. Our values run through our business; ‘We ARE Kiwa’, Ambitious, Reliable and Engaged. That is how we interact not only with our colleagues and customers, but everyone we meet. We embrace the personal development of all our colleagues, we will encourage you to be ambitious, explore new ideas and help make our world a safer, more sustainable place. You will work within an organization that is very dynamic and in which you have all the space to maximally develop yourself.

Kiwa is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We fully take advantage of the flexibility we have to hire Kiwan’s from around the world and from any background. We give our team a work environment free from prejudice, discrimination, and intimidation so they can do their best work and live happy lives. Inclusivity and equality are important to us, and we don’t tolerate behaviours that don’t follow these values.

Are you interested in the Senior Fire Safety Engineer position and feel this role will suit you? Please do not hesitate to apply today!

If you have any questions about this role and would like to speak a member of the Talent Team, please e-mail us at uk.careers@kiwa.com.


Kiwa behoort tot de wereldwijde top-20 van TIC (Testen, inspecteren en certificeren) bedrijven. Op het gebied van inspectie en certificatie bepalen we mede de norm. Maatschappelijke verantwoordelijkheid nemen we daarin heel serieus. We werken met z’n allen hard om de wereld elke dag duurzamer en veiliger te maken. Kiwa speelt continu in op veranderingen in de markt, dat is wat…


Kiwa behoort tot de wereldwijde top-20 van TIC (Testen, inspecteren en certificeren) bedrijven. Op het gebied van inspectie en certificatie bepalen we mede de norm. Maatschappelijke verantwoordelijkheid nemen we daarin heel serieus. We werken met z’n allen hard om de wereld elke dag duurzamer en veiliger te maken. Kiwa speelt continu in op veranderingen in de markt, dat is wat ons werk uitdagend en afwisselend maakt. We zijn een dynamische organisatie waarin je alle ruimte hebt om te ontwikkelen zodat je alles uit jezelf kunt halen.

Engineering
Rijswijk
5,000 employees