Senior Fire Services Engineer

Posted 17 May 2024
Job type Permanent
Sectors CGC CoverConstruction

Job description

Role: Senior Fire Services Engineer
Location: Sydney, NSW
Company: High-Performing Building Services Consultancy
Experience Required: 5+ Years
About the Company:
Join a renowned Building Services Consultancy that prides itself on delivering innovative and high-quality solutions across various projects in the commercial, residential, and industrial sectors. Our client is recognized for its exceptional team culture, professional development opportunities, and commitment to sustainability and cutting-edge design.
Role Overview:
We are seeking a highly skilled and motivated Senior Fire Services Engineer to join our client's dynamic team in Sydney. The successful candidate will play a key role in designing, developing, and overseeing fire protection systems for a variety of high-profile projects. This is an excellent opportunity for a seasoned professional looking to advance their career in a supportive and forward-thinking environment.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Design and Documentation: Lead the design and documentation of fire protection systems including fire detection, suppression, and alarm systems in accordance with relevant standards and regulations.
  • Project Management: Manage and coordinate fire services projects from concept to completion, ensuring timely delivery and adherence to budget and quality standards.
  • Technical Expertise: Provide technical guidance and expertise to junior engineers and project teams, ensuring the implementation of best practices and innovative solutions.
  • Client Liaison: Engage with clients to understand their needs and deliver tailored fire protection solutions. Maintain strong relationships with stakeholders to ensure client satisfaction.
  • Compliance and Standards: Ensure all designs comply with Australian building codes, standards, and regulations, and actively stay updated with changes in the industry.
  • Site Inspections: Conduct site inspections and assessments to ensure fire protection systems are installed and operating as designed.
  • Mentorship: Mentor and develop junior engineers within the team, fostering a collaborative and knowledge-sharing environment.
Key Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Fire Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or a related field.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in fire services engineering within the building services industry.
  • Proficiency in fire protection system design software and relevant engineering tools. Strong understanding of Australian building codes and standards related to fire safety.
  • Demonstrated experience in managing multiple projects simultaneously with a proven track record of delivering high-quality results.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to effectively interact with clients, contractors, and team members.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with a keen attention to detail.
  • Ability to work collaboratively within a multidisciplinary team and contribute to a positive team culture.
What We Offer:
  • Competitive Salary: Attractive remuneration package commensurate with experience.
  • Professional Development: Opportunities for ongoing professional development and career progression.
  • Work Environment: A supportive and inclusive workplace culture that values innovation and excellence.
  • Diverse Projects: Exposure to a wide range of exciting and challenging projects across various sectors.
  • Flexible working arrangements to promote work-life balance.
How to Apply:
If you are a dedicated and experienced Senior Fire Services Engineer looking to take the next step in your career, we would love to hear from you. Please apply or send through your resume to Hugo Carey at