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AECOM Senior Fire Protection Engineer in St Albans, United Kingdom

Company Description

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

Job Description

AECOM is currently seeking an Engineer or Senior Fire Protection Engineer to specialise in Fire Fighting Systems design to be based in our one of our regional offices such as St. Albans, London or Manchester. This is a consultancy based position so experience within this kind of design and client focused environment is preferred.

The position is also suited to someone looking for a slight career change, moving from Public Health Engineering or Mechanical Engineering for example where you already have some knowledge of fire suppression systems (within residential applications for example). The position is also well suited to someone looking to move from the sprinkler contractor sector to design consultancy.

Our experienced team will be able to provide guidance and mentoring to allow you to fully expand your knowledge and capabilities into a fully competent fire protection designer and ultimately lead to you taking on design, calculations and proposing fire safety solutions to clients on small and large scale projects whilst acting as a key point of contact and expertise. You will also be involved in surveys and report production which will give you the opportunity to refine your skills including day to day project management for our varied projects.

This vacancy will be well suited to an established consultant looking to take the next step or someone with a desire to improve their knowledge and design experience and wants to join a well respected and established fire safety consultancy.

Job responsibilities will include:

  • Performing specific and moderate portions of a broader assignment of an experienced engineer.

  • Gathering and correlating basic engineering data using established and well-defined procedures.

  • Working on detailed or routine engineering assignments involving calculations and relatively simple tests.

  • Proposing approach to solve new problems encountered using modifications of standard procedures or methods developed in previous assignments.

  • Identifying discrepancies in results.

  • Providing guidance to entry level engineers.

  • Performing work in accordance with agreed upon budget and schedule with little supervision.

  • Independently performing all the tasks necessary to complete primary design

elements for engineering works.

Performance at this level requires developmental experience in a professional position.


A degree preferred is preferred however we would consider a candidate with an HND and strong work experience

Additional Information

With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Join us and let’s get started.

ReqID: J10090291

Business Line: Building Engineering

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: Europe & India

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: Hybrid