Senior Structural Fire Engineer
Buro Happold
Edinburgh or London

Are you a Senior Structural Fire Engineer looking for an exciting new challenge in London or Edinburgh? Buro Happold is looking for a Structural Fire Engineer with engineering consultancy experience, and the role comes with an attractive salary and benefits package plus a hybrid working pattern. 

Key Duties:

  • Working with structural engineers on exciting and complex buildings to ensure life safety and optimise protection
  • Informing and supporting design aspirations, functionality and architectural form
  • Project managing small to medium structural fire engineering projects
  • Holding responsibility for the financial performance of small to medium scale projects
  • Working with Associates and Associate Directors to prepare fee proposals and engage in work winning activities
  • Developing, with support, towards lead structural fire engineer on small to medium scale projects
  • Managing client care and general consultancy on both small- and large-scale projects
  • Representing Buro Happold at design team meetings, both internally and externally
  • Mentoring junior engineers on their career path
  • Actively promote the department and engaging in the development of group strategy

Your Skills and Experience:

  • Masters degree or higher in Structural Engineering or Structural Fire Engineering
  • Being a chartered engineer or being close to achieving it
  • Experience in an engineering consultancy environment
  • Experience in managing small to medium scale structural or structural fire engineering projects
  • Experience in writing and reviewing performance-based engineering reports
  • Excellent consultancy skills, good communication abilities and the experience to deal with complex situations, negotiation and understanding the differing needs of our clients and within stakeholder groups
  • Confident, proactive character, able to take the lead in challenging situations and guide less experienced engineers

Exposure to the following areas is advantageous...

  • Experience in designing and assessing current and historic structures at ambient temperatures and in fire
  • Experience in undertaking and supervising fire and heat transfer assessments followed by structural modelling at elevated temperatures
  • Experience in using and checking of structural fire engineering FEM packages like SAFIR, VULCAN or similar
  • Experience in undertaking and supervising different forms fire modelling including but not limited to natural fires, localised fires and CFD

What we offer:

  • Hybrid working arrangements
  • Discretionary annual bonus
  • Generous holiday entitlement of 25 days per annum, exclusive of Bank Holidays
  • International working and flexible holiday
  • 3pm finish on the last Friday of the month
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Life Assurance and Income Protection
  • Professional subscriptions
  • Flexible Benefits - including Cycle scheme, Dental insurance, Optical Cover, Travel insurance, Corporate discounts
The Academy of Urbanism (Number 2) Limited is a not-for-profit organisation limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales 0595604, 11c Milton Road, Cambridge CB4 IXE, United Kingdom.
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