Graduate Fire Engineer
AECOM
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
29d ago

Job Summary

AECOM is built to deliver a better world. We design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets for governments, businesses and organizations in more than 150 countries.

As a fully integrated firm, we connect knowledge and experience across our global network of experts to help clients solve their most complex challenges.

From high-performance buildings and infrastructure, to resilient communities and environments, to stable and secure nations, our work is transformative, differentiated and vital.

A Fortune 500 firm, see how we deliver what others can only imagine at aecom.com and AECOM.

Leading-edge thinking about the form and performance of any building underpins AECOM's position as a global leader in the skilfully crafted design of sustainable, elegant and cost-

effective buildings. To drive maximum performance of the building in operation, to generate spaces with optimal commercial viability, and to ensure a holistic and sustainable design solution, our work integrates the thinking of some of the world's leading building scientists and engineers.

At the top of their professions, these specialists are recognised experts in their fields, including our Fire Engineers.

We now have vacancies in our Fire Engineering teams in London, Edinburgh & St. Albans

In the early stages of project design, your role as a graduate Fire Engineer comprises of ensuring that the Project Design Team is aware of the implications that their decisions have on the fire safety strategy of the building.

This may require an in depth analyses of the design, which could include Computational Fluid Dynamics, smoke layer calculations or evacuation modelling, depending on the situation.

As projects progress you will be required to advise the Project Design Team on their decisions and ensure that any non-compliant variations in the design are mitigated in an effective manner to satisfy the requirements of the Building Regulations.

You will attend meetings under the supervision of a senior engineer and will be involved in the development of the fire safety strategy.

Job Responsibilities :

Creating designs, calculations, sketches, diagrams, fire strategy drawings or fire protection schematic and final working drawings under the supervision of an experienced engineer

Collecting and analysing data under the supervision of an experienced engineer

Using computer software as a tool for solving basic engineering problems

Presenting work in appropriate media under supervision

Performing work in accordance with agreed budget and schedule under supervision

Taking ownership of your personal development

Training

Our Graduate Development Programme (GDP), along with our huge scope of projects across the globe, will challenge and inspire you to make a real difference to the world we live in.

Our programmes form a core part of our business strategy globally, designed to develop the best talent across numerous disciplines to lead our business into the future.

We have over 1,000 graduates on our programmes across the UK & Europe, from over 30 different disciplines, each and every one of them making a tangible difference to the environment we all live & work in.

We will provide you with all the tools and support you need to achieve your professional development ambitions, including Chartership with the relevant international professional institution where we have graduates working towards over 30 professional institutions in the UK.

We demand the highest standards and expect our graduates to pass their professional review first time. You will be assigned a mentor to support & guide your development, and undertake regular training modules throughout the programme.

There will be on-the-job and classroom training where required, and the opportunity to work on live client projects, with significant multi-disciplinary exposure

Minimum Requirements

Bachelors (minimum 2 : 2 classification, or equivalent), Masters or PhD in Fire Engineering or related, Structural, Mechanical, Civil, Aeronautical, and Aerospace Engineering from an accredited university degree course

Master’s degree in Fire Engineering or a related subject would be an advantage

Good numeric and communication skills (written and verbal)

Good attention to detail

Flexible to deal with varying workload

Able to demonstrate a desire to pursue a career in Fire Engineering

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Fire Engineering or a related subject would be an advantage
  • 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.

    NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES : Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies.

    In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee.

    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.

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