Graduate Fire Safety Engineer

Full Time

London, Cheltenham, Dublin

Based on experience

Job Description

Affinity Fire Engineering is a specialized fire safety consultancy firm servicing a diverse range of clients and sectors throughout the UK, Ireland and Australia. We are expanding our teams in London, Cheltenham & Dublin and looking for proactive graduate level engineers to help us develop and grow. This is a fantastic opportunity to join our fast-evolving team and make a difference at a key stage in our development.

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 within and outside of the UK and Ireland. 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, from the initial stage to more complex, advanced projects.


Working under supervision by competent fire engineers to:

  • Produce, with guidance, fire safety strategy documents to inform and support the chosen building form throughout the design process.
  • Identify, and with support, specify appropriate fixed fire protection systems, i.e. automatic fire detection and/or suppression to support fire engineering design solutions.
  • With support, carry out and review fire engineering calculations including smoke modelling and evacuation analysis, from simple hand calculations to complex 3D computational modelling.
  • Understand, and with support, apply relevant Fire Safety legislation and as necessary provide support in the undertaking of fire safety risk assessments.
  • Demonstrate awareness of, and ability to apply, relevant guidance and health and safety legislation (including British, Irish and European Standards).
  • With guidance, identify design related issues and propose solutions as appropriate.
  • Demonstrate strong written and verbal communication skills.


We provide consultancy services that are strategic, focused 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.
  • 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.
  • A high standard of written and spoken communication skills.
  • A high standard of time management and organisational skills.
  • Use of Bluebeam and CFD modelling software an advantage.

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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