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Fire Engineer

  • Location: Bristol
  • Salary: £45000.00 - £65000.00 per annum per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 8 days ago

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Contact: Jonathan Maironis
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  • Client: EDF
  • Expiry Date: 16 July 2024
  • Job Ref: BBBH82555_1717510769

I'm looking for an experienced Fire Engineer to join a leading Nuclear business based at it's offices on Aztec West Business Park, Bristol.

You'll be a part of some fascinating nuclear projects such as the ongoing design/construction of Hinley Point C and the future design/development of the Sizewell C Power Plant.

Key Responsibilities of the Fire Engineer:

Identification of risks:

Using the 3D model, calculation methodologies and fire requirements issued by the architect engineer or the client, the Fire Engineer:

  • Analyses the 3D model and identifies the various combustible materials present in each area.
  • Performs temperature change calculations over time for a simulated fire (modelling of various situations using the MAGIC software).
  • Studies the risk of damage to certain systems (functional redundancy).
  • Monitors and includes in the models the changes issued by all the engineering teams (change of positioning of cable trays, electrical cabinets, ventilation ducts, etc.)

Fire protection:

  • Recommends protection solutions to prevent an outbreak of fire or to make it improbable.
  • Divides all buildings into zones for fire protection purposes.
  • Recommends fire detection and firefighting methods for the quickest possible detection and response
  • Performing fire protection calculations using specific software
  • Assessing and providing justifications for departures from BS999

Required Skills & Experience:

  • Engineer qualified to degree level or equivalent specializing in safety and/or fire protection technologies
  • Knowledge of ETCF (EPR technical code for fire)
  • Experience and knowledge of UK Fire Regulations including BS9999
  • Calculations relating to fire protection and ability to work with calculation tools.
  • Ability to propose fire protection and detection solutions.

The salary is £45,000 to £65,000 plus benefits and is hybrid-working of 3 days per week required in the office.

JAM Recruitment Ltd is acting as an employment agent with regards to this position.