Fire Safety Engineer

Company Name: RPS


Company Site: https://www.linkedin.com/company/rps

Company Staff: 6264

Job Posted Date: 2022-09-11T10:34:12.000Z

Location: United Kingdom

Job Industry: Management Consulting

Experience Level: Entry level

Applicants Count: 42

Job Description: RPS Risk have an opportunity for an experienced Fire Safety Engineer to join our Health, Safety & Risk team.

About The Team

The fire safety team are a thriving part of our overall RPS Risk team of 50 staff, operating with clients on projects throughout the UK. RPS Risk are based in Warrington and West Cumbria, but this role can be nationally / home based.

About RPS

We’re RPS, our projects are all around you. We define, design and manage projects that create shared value to a complex, urbanising and resource-scarce world. Our people are our success. We need people who share our passion on solving the problems that matter. And where you’ll be supported every step of the way. Here is where you come to build a career.

About The Role
Leading the delivery of technical fire engineering and safety projects in a range of high risk industries, to include conventional fire engineering assessments/ fire safety strategies high hazard fire scenario analysis Delivering fire safety strategies in a wide range of other sectors, including industrial, residential and other commercial areas. Facilitating fire hazard study workshops Performing fire modelling and/or interpreting results Assessing the hazards and risks of fire and its effects Evaluating prevention and protective measures necessary to limit the likelihood and consequences of fire Technically understanding the design, installation, maintenance requirements for fire detection, suppression and control philosophies Engaging with relevant stakeholder and regulators Travelling to client sites throughout the UK and sometimes overseas to ensure the client needs are met Developing and maintaining lasting relationships and or frameworks with clients Understanding the commercial impact of all decisions and recognising opportunities for business development
Your Skills And Experience
Proven track record for the technical delivery of fire engineering projects. Preferably hold a degree in Fire Engineering or equivalent (this may be as a first degree or as post grad following on from a relevant first-degree STEM) Detailed understanding/ knowledge of UK regulations and standards (e.g. ADB, BS9999, RRFSO, PAS 79, PD 7974, etc.) Knowledge of other regulatory regimes Confident in liaising with design teams, clients, local approving authorities, contractors, and other third parties as required Excellent numeracy, report writing and time management skills High attention to detail Excellent customer service manner, with strong listening and interpersonal skills
What’s in it for you?

Here you’ll find true support and encouragement. We’re an accredited training provider – from entry level to master’s degree level professional qualifications in leadership & management and executive coaching & mentoring, we support learning and development for everyone.

A personal development plan and a transparent career pathway puts you in the driving seat of your career and you’ll be supported as far as you want to go.

We encourage and value different ideas, perspectives, and styles of thinking. We need a mix of experiences and skills to develop the most innovative ideas. We respect one another and recognise the potential and contribution of everyone. You’ll be joining a diverse community and a company that puts its people first and prioritises their wellbeing.

We understand the need to work flexibly, with agile offices and hybrid working offered as standard, we’re happy to talk about flexible working. This is a workplace that works for you.

Our Approach

Our people live our purpose, deliver our promise, and demonstrate our behaviours every day. Our behaviours define who we are. Developed by our people, they underpin everything that we do. They create the memorable experiences we are known for and make RPS a great place to do great work. ‘Stronger Together’ is one of our five core behaviours and it is inherent in creating an inclusive workplace: ‘We are respectful, acknowledge diversity, and recognise the potential and contribution of everyone. We bring out the best in one another, always assuming best intent. People who learn and grow thrive in our business, sharing in our success.’

Recruitment Agencies

We have a Preferred Supplier List of trusted partners to assist us when required and do not acknowledge any speculative CVs or unsolicited candidate introductions from agencies not on this list. Please refer to the careers page on our website if you require any further information.


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