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Fire Engineer

Venatu Consulting are currently working in partnership with our client who are a team of fire safety consultants based in Doncaster. They offer a holistic approach to fire safety design –providing cost effective fire-engineered solutions for new builds, building conversions, and refurbishments throughout the UK

  • Location: Doncaster
  • Salary: £40,000 - £45,000pa
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Closing: 9 April 2018
  • Ref: 898720


  • The work mainly comprises working alongside contractors and architects and developing their schemes that deliver design solutions which meet the clients’ aspirations and satisfy the functional requirements on fire safety.
  • Much of the work involves using BS 9999 and BS 9991 as well as AD-B and therefore a thorough understanding and working knowledge of these codes is fundamental to the work.
  • The work involves reviewing architectural drawings and working with the architect in delivering solutions that satisfies the functional requirements on fire safety.
  • You will be expected to prepare fire safety strategy reports and review these with the client and the Approving Authorities.
  • Occasionally, bespoke fire engineered solutions have to be developed, and a knowledge of advanced calculation methods would be required by the fire engineer, but is not essential to the applicant with a chartered surveyors background.
  • The work is nationwide although the company office is based in Doncaster in which the majority of the candidate’s time will be office-based.
  • You will be expected to attend client meetings and carry out site inspections to check that fire safety measures have been adequately installed (but not to sign-off) and therefore a good appreciation of the various types of fire safety products and how they are installed is important.
  • Training can be provided by the company to enhance existing knowledge.


  • Qualified Fire Engineer/Chartered Surveyor with at least 10 years PQE.
  • Good written and communication skills at meetings are essential to the job
  • A valid driving licence is essential to the job.
  • Where there is a long-distance meeting, there will be occasional stay overnight in which reasonable hotel and business expenses will be fully reimbursed.
  • We encourage the successful applicant to further their knowledge in fire safety engineering and will make provision to attend courses if desired, as part of their continuing professional development.

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