Senior Fire Engineer - Safety and Risk — Sydney Region, New South Wales

Title: Senior Fire Engineer - Safety and Risk Creativity, collaboration, and excellence are at the heart of KBR’s vision. Does this resonate with you? We value an inclusive and diverse work environment and are working together to build a culture that embraces each other’s unique strengths and experiences. Our people are important to us, and we are looking for a Fire Safety Engineer who will play a key role in contributing to the success of our business. We believe in empowering our employees, nurturing development within a culture of trust. We are looking for someone that is willing to step up and build upon opportunities. We will encourage and empower you to work in a way that suits your style and look forward to discussing the ways in which we can build success. The Opportunity To support our existing portfolio of projects, we are looking for an experienced Senior Fire Safety Engineer to join our Infrastructure Buildings and Defence national team. You will contribute to an assist on projects Australia-wide. In this position you will be professionally responsible for managing projects and ensuring the technical accuracy and adequacy of fire safety engineering deliverables. Your role will also, with the support of senior management, include responsibility for growing and developing the fire safety engineering business of KBR Australia. Day-to-day activities include developing and delivering the technical data packages that embody the design, specification and engineering services related to fire engineering across buildings, Defence and transport infrastructure projects, inclusive of the guidance and mentoring more junior staff. The role will also interface closely with fire services protection designers and other engineering disciplines within KBR and externally as required. This includes liaising with and pre-emptively managing the expectations of clients, team members, other building professionals. You will work under broad direction from the Fire Engineering National Lead in conjunction with the regional Building Services team within which you will function. The role includes planning and budgeting of allocated design packages, organising and controlling stakeholders and contributing third parties (sub consultants as required), client technical stakeholders, regulatory technical stakeholders, suppliers, and similar. Who are you? The Key Technical and Management Skill for this role: 10 years of experience in Fire Safety Engineering Demonstrated ability to analyse, delegate and manage design work scope. Plans, schedules, and conducts work requiring judgment in the independent evaluation, selection, and adaptation of engineering techniques, procedures, and criteria. Project management and proposal preparation experience along with the ability to write clearly and fluently about technical subjects or project delivery methodologies. Ability to prepare and verify design calculations in fire engineering and modelling using either manual methods or with the aid of computer applications. As a function of the work that we do, it is a key requirement that you are an Australian citizen and either hold or are eligible for, security clearance with the Australian Defence. Desired Technical and Management Skill for this role: Possess or eligible and willing to obtain CPEng, NER, and RPEV, RPEQ, BDC, or equivalent within 6 months. Business acumen, awareness of financial, time, and budgetary constraints and realities are expected from the candidate, on par with the role’s standing. The role will work closely with mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, structural and other engineers in delivery of projects and proposals for a range of clients and infrastructure types. Maintains curiosity and interest to continuously improve technical knowledge and skills. What we do KBR’s Infrastructure Solutions Australia business offers a wide range of professional consulting services to private and public sector clients to deliver projects of any size in both urban and remote environments in transport, water, resources, energy, environment, buildings, defence infrastructure and program management consultancy. Our workforce of over 1000 is technically and geographically diversified to match the characteristics of our principal markets and has the capability to service our clients’ requirements through all phases of project development and implementation. IS Australia overview brochure: https://kbr.foleon.com/is-australia/who-we-are/ At KBR, we value you – here’s how’ While our people are busy delivering leading science, technology and engineering solutions, we’re committed to providing them with a supportive, trusting environment and benefits that enable them to thrive and continue doing what they do best. We can offer you flexible and family friendly working arrangements including flexibility with hours as well as your work location. You will receive ongoing professional development and the opportunity to work with technically eminent professionals. Employees of KBR may benefit from up to 8 additional hours of accrued flexible leave every 4 weeks. KBR has all the benefits of a global organization with a local company feel. You’ll get to know everyone in the Australian business and won’t just be a number. See what life at KBR looks like from our employees here: https://vimeo.com/ 739847503 Learn more about life at KBR: https://www.kbr.com/document/8291/ Help shape tomorrow by applying today Don’t miss out on this opportunity to leave your impact on our society with one of Australia’s leading infrastructure businesses. Apply now and follow us on LinkedIn to stay up to date with all the latest news and job opportunities. KBR values an inclusive and diverse work environment, and we encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply. Our hiring decisions are based on the key requirements of each role and candidates are selected based on their unique strengths and experiences.

Applications close Sunday, 11 August 2024
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