fire safety engineer in Melbourne

carmina navalta, randstad
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melbourne, victoria
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your new company

With over two decades of delivering successful building projects in Australia, particularly in the Victorian market, this well-reputed multidisciplinary firm has been going strength to strength, year on year, positioning them strongly in the current changing market.

As a leading engineering firm in building services, they continuously deliver innovative projects from concept to completion across a wide range of project portfolios in the commercial, aged care, mixed-use developments, retail, fit-outs, residential, public buildings, educational, hospitality and industrial sectors.

With services offerings in Mechanical, Electrical, Hydraulics, Fire Protection, ESD, Fire Safety and Specialist Services, they are often considered a consulting firm of choice by their clients.

your new role

Due to growth and project wins, they are now seeking an Intermediate or Senior Fire Engineer with a good understanding of fire dynamics to join their established team on a permanent basis. In this role, you will report to the Lead Fire Safety Engineer but still have close working relationships with the Discipline and Project Leaders and the Directors.

As a Senior or Intermediate Engineer, you will be working autonomously or within a project team, either as a supporting engineer or a project engineer depending on the scale of the project, taking ownership in developing performance-based fire engineering, egress & computer based fire modelling whilst managing stakeholders by ensuring design outcomes are compliant, efficient and cost-effective.

your key skills and qualifications

To be considered for this role, you will have a relevant recognised Engineering/Architectural degree and ideally have further qualifications (Masters or Diploma) in Building Fire Safety/Risk Engineering. They are also open to those currently completing such qualifications. On top of this, you will also have:

  • At least two years experience as a Fire Safety Engineer. Engineering consulting experience is an advantage.
  • The ability to complete computer-based fire modelling across a varied portfolio
  • Knowledge of relevant building codes, standards and legislations
  • Team player with excellent time management and communication skills
  • At a senior level, ideally you will possess leadership skills able to guide junior/graduate engineers and take lead on projects

your offer and staff benefits

Having recruited for this firm over the last few years, you will join an inclusive and supportive team culture whilst being given the opportunity to take ownership of projects. You will also be provided with the tools to further develop your career. On top of that you will be offered:

  • Above market salary package with yearly bonuses
  • Work perks, incentives, regular social club and quarterly team celebrations
  • Flexible working options such as “work from home” post lock-down
  • Excellent training and development opportunities
  • A central CBD office

your next step

If you are ready to join an established engineering firm with an excellent staff retention rate and feel that this role matches your experience and expectations, please apply now with a copy of your most updated CV in word format.

Please note that initial interviews will be held virtually at this stage.

We look forward to your application.

Have more questions?

Please don’t hesitate to contact Carmina on 0455 241 708 or on for a confidential discussion about this vacancy. Alternatively, we also have similar opportunities in Fire Engineering for your consideration.

Connect with Carmina Navalta on LinkedIn to be updated on engineering and drafting opportunities in Victoria.

At Randstad, we are passionate about providing equal employment opportunities and embracing diversity to the benefit of all. We actively encourage applications from any background.


"Fire Engineer" OR "Fire Safety Engineer" OR " Fire Safety" OR "Engineering" OR "Building Services"


Bachelors Degree

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Bachelor Degree