Technical Director – Fire Engineering – AECOM – London


AECOM Technical Director – Fire Engineering in London- United Kingdom
United Kingdom – London- London
Job Summary
AECOM is seeking to appoint a Technical Director for its Fire Engineering
Practice- a role with a national focus. You will be technically proficient in
a broad range of applied fire engineering processes through all phases of
project delivery- from design to on-site works.
This role represents a significant opportunity for a technically focused fire
engineering expert to join and influence a world leading consultancy- with
opportunity to work on some of the largest fire related projects across the
This is a role for an established consultancy side fire engineerin

professional with an established track record of leadership- technical desig

and business development. Office locations include London (central or S

Albans)- Manchester or Edinburgh.

About us:

Our Fire Protection Engineers value in understanding the Building Regulations
and Fire safety strategy unique requirements- providing strategic advice and
developing sustainable innovative design.

Our building services team consists of over 400 people nationwide. The fire
protection and fire strategy engineers we have in our team specialise in
healthcare- industrial- education- commercial- residential- sports- and
leisure. We are market leaders on large international projects as well as
small scale local experts who seek to improve communities through strong
design and infrastructure projects.

We are friendly- busy and motivated with an established track record of
successfully delivering local and overseas projects. Some of our flagship work
in recent years include; The Lusail Artscape Expressway in Qatar- NewCold
International Logistic facilities- Al-Wakrah Stadium 2022 World Cup in Qatar-
Boka Bay Beach Resort in Montenegro- Amazon Fulfilment Centres across UK and
GE manufacturing facilities in KSA to name but a few.

Primary duties and responsibilities include:


Being part of the Fire Engineering Practice`s Leadership Team.

Shaping the Fire Engineering Practice`s technical direction of travel.

Overseeing technical consistency across the Fire Engineering Practice`s project teams and offices- as well as sharing best-practice approaches to ensure adequate technical rigour is applied.

Working with the Fire Engineering Practice`s Leadership Team to provide technical training for staff for their continued professional development.

Encourage and support staff membership of professional institutions- particularly the Institute of Fire Engineers.

Conducting technical interviews of potential candidates for AECOM`s Fire Engineering Practice

Technical guidance and design:

Providing technical oversight for projects being delivered by the Fire Engineering Practice.

Leading design and construction due diligence reviews on behalf of the Firm relating to its investment portfolio.

Leading peer reviews of fire engineering works being delivered by other consultancies.

Leading Research and Development initiatives from raising funding applications through delivery- post-project completion- knowledge dissemination and implementation.

Business development:

Maintaining our links and fostering collaborative working relationships with academic institutions.

Representing AECOM at technical fire related external conferences and sitting on technical committees.

Raising the technical profile of the Fire Engineering Practice- internally and externally- e.g. through producing and supporting others in the preparation and publication of technical fire engineering journal papers.

Minimum Requirements

You will need good knowledge of design codes for common building types- such
as those used for schools- hospitals- stations- airports and residential

You will also have excellent report-writing- communication and interpersonal
skills- you will be a Chartered Engineer with membership status or higher
within the Institute of Fire Engineering. You will have a strong understanding
of the technical fundamentals of fire engineering- including most of or all of
the following:

Smoke control- heat transfer and fluid dynamics

Evacuation modelling

Computational fluid dynamic modelling using FDS

Structural fire engineer (probabilistic and deterministic)

Risk assessment (qualitative and quantified)

a broad background and experience applying common UK guidance such as; Approved Document B- BS9999 and BS9991

Preferred Qualifications

A clear work history and proof of professional development and learning

Ideally you will live locally to the St Albans or London office or be willing to relocate. Other locations will be considered.

Your benefits will include:

Helping our employees achieve a healthy work-life balance is important to us.
If you join AECOM- as well as receiving a competitive salary- you`ll also have
the opportunity to explore flexible working arrangements. Core benefits
include 25 days annual leave- company pension scheme- private medical
insurance- life assurance and one paid annual professional institution
membership fee. You can also choose from a wide range of flexible benefits to
suit your lifestyle.

You`ll also be able to give back to communities with up to two paid CSR days
each year. Through our charity- The AECOM Foundation- you can volunteer to
support children in developing countries. And if you`re a member of the
Reserve Forces you`ll receive an additional 15 days paid leave for training

What We Offer

When you join AECOM- you become part of a company that is

pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the
most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time- addressing
the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations
to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth- flexibility and
creativity- as well as a company culture that champions

inclusion- diversity and overall

employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our

core values define who we are- how we act and what we aspire to- which comes
down to not only

delivering a better world – but working to |make amazing happen| in each
neighborhood- community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer-
we believe in each person`s potential- and we`ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Engineering – Fire and Risk

Business Line Buildings & Places

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 224398BR

Clearance Required No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard
to race- color- religion- sex- national origin- sexual orientation- gender
identity- disability or protected veteran status.