Fire Safety Engineer

Full Time, Part Time

London, Cheltenham, Dublin

Based on experience

Job Description

Affinity Fire Engineering is a specialised fire safety consultancy firm servicing a diverse range of clients and sectors throughout the UK & Ireland. We have open vacancies available in London and Cheltenham offices and are looking for proactive and experienced Fire Engineers to join the team.

We are a medium sized organization with a family feel - one that believes strongly in supporting equality, diversity and inclusion. We believe in creating a workplace environment that is open and inclusive and want our offices to be a happy and motivational environment for all our employees where everyone can be themselves.

Our company values are ‘people, quality and integrity’. It is of upmost importance to us that our engineers have a good work-life balance, and we go the extra mile to ensure that workloads are achievable within regular working hours. Likewise, we are committed to supporting CPD to enable our engineers to progress within the industry and we also offer mentoring to develop leadership skills.

As a member of our team, you will be required to undertake fire engineering projects including supporting design projects both within and outside of the UK. The work will be technical in nature with a mixture of desktop activities as well as off-site activities and supported client interaction. You will carry out reviews of design projects on the initial stage to more advanced projects, whilst also supporting the fire engineering team.


  • Production of fire strategy reports and other relevant documentation as and when required.
  • Reviewing architectural drawings to determine potential fire strategy approval risks and opportunities to add value.
  • Calculations of evacuation times - Means of Escape Analysis.
  • Computational Evacuation Modelling Analysis.
  • Solve, with support, fire engineering calculations including radiant heat, smoke control and occupant evacuations.
  • Communicate the intended fire strategy to the design team and client through phone calls, emails and meetings as appropriate.
  • Third Party Review/Design Verification.
  • Assessment and understanding of the main UK fire safety legislation and standards applied to buildings.


We provide consultancy services that are strategic, focussed on delivery, manage risk and benefit our clients. We are looking for people with strong technical and analytical skills, but we are also looking for the following qualities:

  • A creatively geared person who can understand risk and provide solutions.
  • A self-starter who is driven by results.
  • Someone who takes personal pride in the quality of their work.
  • You must be pro-active and enthusiastic.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Team player who is willing to support and share knowledge with colleagues in the office.
  • You must be able to demonstrate a real passion for your work.


  • A degree in Fire Engineering or equivalent Engineering discipline.
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience working as a Fire Engineer within a Fire Safety Engineering team.
  • Working knowledge of regulatory controls and a proven ability to develop and implement fire engineered design solutions in the built environment.
  • A working understanding of ADB, BS 9999 and BS 9991.

How to apply

To apply for this job email us with the subject line Senior Engineer, please attach your CV and cover letter and we will get back to you within 7 days.


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