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Job Ref:  141161BR
Employer:  AECOM
Country:  United Kingdom
County/State:  London
City:  London
Post Code:  WC1A
30/09/2016 12:10

Why Choose AECOM?
AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees - including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals - serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine's annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World's Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients' projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at NA.

About the Business Line
Building Engineering
We deliver creative solutions for building projects for industry, government, commercial and leisure sectors. Our building engineering specialists have expertise in structural and building services engineering, fire engineering, acoustics, facades and seismic design. We embed sustainability principles in every design.

Job Summary
AECOM is seeking an Associate Fire Safety and Fire Protection Director based out of our Central London office. The ideal candidate will be proficient in all phases of delivery with a broad developed skill set including experience on-site, design and verification, financial management, business development and managing client relationships through the entire life cycle of a project.

Duties and responsibilities to include:
  • Perform specific and limited portions of a broader assignment of an experienced engineer
  • Gather and correlate basic engineering data using established and well-defined procedures
  • Work on detailed or routine fire engineering assignments involving calculations, sketches, diagrams, fire strategy drawings and fire strategy reports
  • Propose approach to solve new problems encountered
  • Identify discrepancies in results
  • Provide guidance to entry level graduate fire engineers
  • Perform work in accordance with agreed budget and schedule with little supervision
  • Contribute to the development of technical proposals
  • Contribute to knowledge of the fire team, through giving talks or by other means
  • Support project managers in the management of project costs, information and correspondence

Minimum Requirements
  • Knowledge of the fundamentals of fire suppression system design, including the preparation / review of system drawings, different types of sprinkler systems (conventional, dry pipe systems, open deluge and pre-action) and alternative suppression systems such as gas suppression, oxygen reduction systems and water mist
  • Understanding of International and US design standards
  • Experience of applying fire engineering in the design of buildings
  • Knowledge of the design codes for all main types of buildings, including offices, schools, hospitals, stations, airports and residential
  • Excellent report-writing skills
  • Good client relationships
  • Advanced IT skills
  • Experience in technical and client facing roles, managing and delivering projects and working as part of a larger team
  • BEng Mechanical degree

System Skills
  • Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • NIST, Fire Dynamics Simulator
  • BST Enterprise financial management
  • ACADS BSG, Hyena and Camel
  • Xtralis, Aspire

Preferred Qualifications
Diploma or higher in engineering

What We Offer
AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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