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Stantec Senior Fire Engineer - Sydney in Sydney, Australia


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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.

About the role:

This is an exciting opportunity for a Senior Fire Safety Engineer to join our growing Sydney Fire Engineering team. We are looking for a dynamic professional who is looking to join a collaborative team working on iconic projects.

Ideally you will have previous consulting experience and looking to work in a culture that is committed to quality output. In this diverse role, you will be supporting the Section Manager and Project Engineers, while having the opportunity to gain practical experience working on variety of project types including retail, commercial, residential, industrial, healthcare, and educational.

Day to day tasks would involve:

• Run/Manage your own projects

• Work closely and develop a 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

• Complete projects in terms of programme, design execution, technical risk management and overall client satisfaction

• Mentor Junior staff members

• Prepare drawings and calculations in support of design concepts.

• Execute project design, documentation, and contract administration

• Liaise with local authorities, clients and consultant team

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills

• Ability to liaise with client team, local authorities, and contractors

• Report writing

• 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:

• Previous experience in Consulting within the Building services industry

• Knowledge of the Building Code of Australia and relevant Australian Standards

• Bachelor of Engineering – Structural or Fire or Mechanical, or Bachelor of Science in Physics

• 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.

• Flexible Working Arrangements including purchasing up to 4 weeks additional leave and provision for school term contracts, job sharing and part time employment.

• 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

• Professional Memberships

• Salary Continuance Insurance (SCI)

• Mental Health and Wellbeing Programs

• Service Recognition Awards

• Employee Assistance Program


Senior Fire Engineer - Sydney


• Bachelor of Engineering – Structural or Fire or Mechanical, or Bachelor of Science in Physics

Employment Type: Full-Time

Job Type: Regular

Job Category: Engineering Other

About Stantec:

We’re active members of the communities we serve. That’s why at Stantec we always design with community in mind. We believe growing a great design company happens from the inside out. We look for people who are drawn to use every talent they possess, plus creativity, determination and a drive to do the extraordinary.

The Stantec community unites approximately 22,000 employees working in over 350 locations across six continents. We collaborate across disciplines and industries to bring buildings, energy and resources, environmental, water, transport and infrastructure projects to life. Our work from initial project concept and planning through design, construction and commissioning is built on a nearly 200-year history. So, when we take on a project, we see the opportunity to make a lasting connection with the people and places where we live and work. Redefine your personal best. Join us!

Location :

Australia-New South Wales Sydney




New South Wales