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Senior Fire Engineer


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The location of the role is flexible however the Senior Fire Engineer will be expected to travel in the UK. 

The Senior Fire Engineer will work as part of our cladding remediation team to consider and review EWS1 assessments, develop fire engineering strategies and deliver effective solutions for our cladding remediation projects. The Senior Fire Engineer will also provide fire engineering guidance and support for Group Technical in consideration of our new home portfolio, details and specifications. You will support the cladding remediation team when assessing remediation proposals and risk management to ensure successful outcomes, including meeting stakeholder expectations, maximising return on capital investment. Ensuring all fire engineering associated development activity complies with regulatory and other statutory obligations.

The location of the role is flexible however the Senior Fire Engineer will be expected to travel in the UK. 

What you will do:

  • Support TW cladding remediation strategy
  • Communicate and assess fire engineering related Health and Safety obligations across the business
  • Ensure consistent fire engineering approach to assessment & implementation of cladding remediation projects
  • Prepare and maintain standard Fire Engineering technical guidance for Group Technical to ensure consistent approach across the business
  • Undertake any other duties as required by the Director of Cladding Remediation or Group Technical Director
  • Work with Regional business units and technical teams to review fire engineering strategies and solutions and ensure compliance with regulations in relation to the construction of our cladding remediation projects, and new homes

What you will have:

  • A degree in fire related subject as defined by the Engineering Council; or Institute of Fire Engineers (IFE); or an IFC recognised education programme for MIFireE 
  • Chartered professional with membership of the Institute of Fire Engineers
  • Proven track record at senior level in the construction industry, with experience gained in working with developers, contractors and/or other related partners
  • A solid understanding of fire engineering principles and applying performance-based designs
  • Experience of delivering fire strategies for high rise apartment buildings, complex buildings and low-rise residential development
  • Fully conversant with the UK Building Regulations, British Standards and EWS1 assessment process. Ability to think laterally and apply commercial best practise solutions to meet project requirements
  • Develop standard details for passive fire protection in new homes and apartments working with the Group Procurement, Production and Technical to ensure appropriate products are specified to comply with relevant building regulations
  • Capable of providing training to Group and regional technical teams on Fire Safety matters

Individuals seeking employment at Taylor Wimpey should know that we foster a culture of inclusion and value diversity positively which creates a better workplace and delivers stronger outcomes. We commit to treating all our job applicants and employees fairly and with respect, irrespective of background, disability or any other protected characteristic. If you require any assistance with regards to reasonable adjustments during the application process, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Checks and eligibility to work:

To be successful in this role you must be able to prove eligibility to work in the UK and hold a full UK drivers licence. 

What we will offer you:

Taylor Wimpey is a FTSE 100 business and one of the largest residential developers in the UK, building new homes and communities across England, Scotland and Wales. We are passionate about building new homes and communities with a focus on sustainability.

Our people are important to us and we want to make sure that we reward and recognise all the great work that they do. Our employees enjoy many standard benefits including access to the Taylor Wimpey House purchase discount scheme, pension (including company contributions), quality health cover, share save schemes as well as many flexible benefits such as buying additional holiday days, retails discounts, free Bupa health assessments and so much more.  Our benefits work perfectly with our culture where you feel valued as a member of a successful team. 

We offer industry leading subsidised professional training and development, which support our employees to excel and fulfil their career and personal goals in a variety of opportunities and environments. This in turn drives a strong succession of high performing customer centric leaders, really putting customers at the heart of everything we do. We embrace diversity and look to develop our people in the skills and areas they are most interested in, leveraging the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies, skills and experiences that each person brings to the company.

We work hard to attract the best talent for our award-winning business and are proud to feature in the top companies to work for on Glassdoor, voted for by our employees. If you are looking to join a thriving, company going through an exciting period then please get in touch. To read more about what it’s like to work with us then have a look at our Glassdoor profile by clicking here.

This vacancy has now expired, and is not accepting any new applications.

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