Graduate Fire Engineer



Jensen Hughes is one of the largest fire safety engineering consultancy firms in the world, with more than 1,400 employees in over 80 offices worldwide. We are the largest fire consultancy in Europe with offices located in Belgium, Finland, Italy, and the UK & Ireland; we have more than 28 years experience worldwide providing technical expertise on fire safety, consultancy and forensic services to clients. Our reputation for providing innovative, design focused solutions has made us the consultant of choice for many of Europe’s leading property clients.

As we continue to expand rapidly, we have opportunities for a range of positions in all our European office locations such as fire engineers, fire surveyors, fire investigators and ligation experts. We encourage collaborative working both within local offices and with colleagues across Europe. This forms a key part of the inclusive culture across the region and provides staff with a great opportunity for their professional development to learn and grow from our experts with diverse backgrounds, experiences and geographical areas.

As a Graduate engineer at Jensen Hughes you will be an integral part of a dynamic design team.

Working with our experienced engineers you will receive constant technical support to quickly gain knowledge and experience in fire engineering. You will be given early responsibility and the opportunity to progress rapidly. Jensen Hughes encourage all engineers to achieve chartered status and offer help and support during the process. As a company we pride ourselves on our highly successful team that are among the best fire engineers in the UK and Ireland. A key reason for this is our ability to attract the best graduates who continue to help develop and lead the team forward.

You will be responsible for the fire engineering analysis of exciting projects involving new and existing buildings. You will work on a wide range of buildings such as high rise office buildings, large retail complexes and airport developments, each providing unique challenges in developing an innovative fire engineering strategy. You will be tasked with analysing fire growth, means of escape, structural fire resistance and smoke control by various methods including computer modelling software such as Computational Fluid Dynamics. The preparation of technical reports and liaising with our clients, who include some of the largest building developers in the country, is an important part of your role.

If you are capable of meeting a demanding technical challenge in a dynamic and successful consultancy then we would like to hear from you.

To be considered for this role:

You must have graduated with or expect to receive a 2:1/2:2 Masters Degree or equivalent in the following subjects:

  • Fire Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Physics
  • Aerospace / Aeronautical
  • Previous knowledge of Fire Engineering is not essential.
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English is required
  • You must have the right to work in the UK or the ROI.
  • A second European language is an advantage but not essential

To be considered for this position please apply with an up to date CV.

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