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Date Added: Wed 05/06/2024

Fire Engineer

Bristol, BS1, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, Full Time

Salary: £45000 - £65000/annum

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 BS999Required 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
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