Location: South Brisbane
Job Type: Full time
Fire Engineer - ( 2300015C )
About the role
This is an exciting opportunity for a Fire Engineer to join our growing South- East Queensland Fire Engineering team. We are looking for someone who is looking to join a collaborative team working on iconic and exciting projects and can be based in Brisbane or Gold Coast.
Ideally you will have previous consulting experience on building materials, structure or building, fire systems, human behaviour and safety, and the prevention, detection and suppression of fire.
South- East Queensland have a very strong pipeline of future work. In this diverse role, you will be supporting the Group Leader and Project Engineers, while having the opportunity to gain practical experience working on a variety of project types including retail, hotels, commercial, residential, shopping centres, industrial, healthcare, and education.
Day to day tasks would involve:
Development of fire safety strategy and presentation via sketch markups and reports
Complete projects in terms of programme, design execution, technical risk management and overall client satisfaction
Witness and advise in relation to fire mode response of plant and equipment under different alarm conditions (fire matrix / Cause & Effect planning)
Work closely and develop trusted relationships with other project stakeholders, notably architects, contractors, builders and end users to achieve efficient and cost-effective solutions with a high-quality outcome
Run and manage your own projects
Mentor Junior staff members
Prepare drawings and calculations in support of design concepts and determine whether the performance solution complies with the relevant performance requirements of the Building Code of Australia
Preparation of Fire Engineering Brief (FEB) and/or Fire Engineering Brief Questionnaire (FEBQ), and develop solutions through to final Fire Engineering Report (FER)
Liaise with local authorities, clients and consultant team
Attend project meetings
Contribute to the overall strategy and development of the Fire team and to our company culture.
Adhere to Stantec professional standards, ethics and Stantec quality procedures
What we are ideally looking for:
Hold a Bachelor of Engineering – Structural or Fire or Mechanical, or Bachelor of Science
Ideally be a Chartered Professional Engineer (CPEng) (Fire Safety) listed on National Engineer Register (NER) or Chartered Engineer through The Institute of Fire Engineers
Previous experience in Consulting within the Building services industry
Knowledge of the Building Code of Australia and relevant Australian Standards
Experience in the Preparing Fire Engineering Brief and reports
Ability to undertake scientific calculations related to fires, smoke movement and occupant evacuation
Ability to independently undertake project and technical analysis
Experience in CFD fire modelling and evacuation modelling preferable
Experience in the development of Performance Solutions
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Strong problem-solving skills
Ability to prioritise workloads to meet deadlines
Positive, can-do attitude and strong work ethic
What we offer
Along with a competitive salary we offer many other benefits to ensure your professional development & wellbeing is ongoing.
Genuine Flexible Working Arrangements - Including work from home opportunities, provision for school term contracts, job sharing and part time employment.
Option to purchase up to 4 weeks additional leave.
Learning and Talent Development Programs - Including Global programmes, online learning and on-the-job learning
Mentoring for your own development and the opportunity to mentor others
A friendly team environment, with dedicated and enthusiastic staff committed to producing high quality service and deliverables
Salary Continuance Insurance (SCI)
Mental Health and Wellbeing Programs
Service Recognition Awards
Employee Assistance Program
A large break-out room with table tennis and pool table facilities
The Stantec community unites approximately 26,000 employees working in over 400 locations across six continents. We collaborate across disciplines and industries to bring buildings, energy, resources, water, environmental, transport and infrastructure projects to life.
Our work from initial project concept and planning through design, construction, and commissioning begins at the intersection of community, creativity, and client relationships.
Communities are fundamental. Whether around the corner or across the globe, they provide a foundation, a sense of place and of belonging. That's why at Stantec, we always design with community in mind.
We care about the communities we serve—because they're our communities too. We're designers, engineers, scientists, and project managers, innovating together at the intersection of community, creativity, and client relationships. Balancing these priorities results in projects that advance the quality of life in communities across the globe.
Stantec is serious about healthy work-life balance, diversity, inclusion & equity, indigenous relations, innovation, community engagement, corporate sustainability, and social wellbeing. We have employee groups for women, LGBTQI , neurodiversity, and more! Our employees play sport, fundraise, volunteer, learn, and have fun together.
How to apply
If this position is of interest, please apply via the link below.
Please note that no agency applications will be accepted at this time.
Primary Location : Australia-Queensland-South Brisbane
Organization : BC-3010 Buildings-AU Queensland
Employee Status : Regular
Job Level : Individual Contributor
Travel : No
Schedule : Full-time
Job Posting : Mar 8, 2023, 9:49:30 AM
Req ID: 2300015C
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