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Fire Engineer

  • Location: Devonport
  • Salary: Dependent on experience
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 18 days ago

  • Sector: Nuclear
  • Contact: Deborah Power
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01942 323277
  • Duration: Initially 6 months
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 29 April 2021
  • Job Ref: 1035330
Working with our client, NRL have an exciting opportunity for a Fire Engineer, this is a contract role that can either be based out of Devonport (Plymouth) or Rosyth (Dunfermline).

About the role:
We are looking for candidates with Marine systems or Fire Systems Engineering experience.

Role Description:
  • Take responsibility of some Fire Suppression Systems, reviewing all associated Third Party Information including drawings, datasheets, calculations, panel design etc.
  • Lead on the communication of these systems designs for their integration into the Ship and it’s systems.
  • Lead on the management of system data into the project Master Equipment List.
  • Develop TES for valves, remote manual operation, bellows, instantaneous couplings, foam tube closing caps.
  • Proactive management of time and reporting of progress to the Fire SDDA.
What you will need:
  • A good working knowledge of marine systems and performing hydraulic calculations
  • Working knowledge of Fire Suppression systems.
  • Ability to understand and interpret Classification Society (Lloyd’s Register) requirements in the context of piping, nozzle and detection head positions.
  • Experience of assessing system block diagrams.
  • Good attention to detail with the ability to identify inconsistencies across complex datasets and design information.
  • Ability to work independently and solve problems via liaison with other functions across the project.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, adept at communicating at various levels across technical and commercial settings.
  • Ability to clearly articulate progress and report key issues and risks to team management, and proactively work to minimise technical and schedule impacts.
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD essential and MS Visio desirable.

What’s in it for you:   

Competitive rate (dependent on experience)
Excellent career opportunities within this major blue chip company