Graduate Fire Engineer - London at Cundall

Posted 5 days ago

The Team



Cundall’s Fire Engineering team pride ourselves on our exemplary track record of providing innovative and sustainable fire engineering solutions, focused on ensuring compliance with relevant legislation, providing a safe environment without compromising the architectural integrity of the building design.


Our fire engineering team believes that our clients deserve the best, and so we ensure that each building complies with safety guidance in the most cost-effective way, using the most advanced fire engineering techniques.


The team provides industry leading expertise – and offers a pro-active and collaborative approach to skill development, and professional excellence.

The Role

In this Graduate Fire Engineer role, you’ll join a team who specialise in the design of some of the most exciting construction design projects in UK, Ireland and worldwide.


Working closely with colleagues across our multi-disciplinary practice, you will provide specialist consultancy input on projects across a wide range of sectors including Education, Healthcare, Critical Systems and Retail.


In this wide-ranging role, you will carry out detailed fire engineering design and analysis, fire hazard identification and fire risk assessment, smoke control design and smoke plume modelling and develop computer simulations of fire dynamics and fire spread.


You will have the opportunity over time to assume greater levels of responsibility and autonomy as your professional skills develop and will be supported towards Chartership.

The Skills

Accredited with a MEng degree level (or equivalent) in a relevant engineering discipline, you have a real interest in fire engineering and fire systems design and analysis for the built environment. Ideally, you’ll have furthered this interest by undertaking some form of relevant work experience or placement/internship.


You are organised and methodical in your approach to managing your tasks and priorities, you strive to meet deadlines and have a close appreciation of the commercial factors which affect design solutions.


Collaborative in nature, you’ll be able to empathise with your clients’ needs and utilise excellent communication skills, both in writing and verbally, with internal and external stakeholders. You’re used to using your initiative to overcome challenges and have a positive, can-do attitude.


What’s in it for you?


We offer a competitive starting salary which grows as you develop, as well as many training and development opportunities to make sure you keep progressing.
Aside from this, those who successfully join our graduate scheme also enjoy:

  • A one-off joining bonus of £1,500, payable during your first week of employment
  • A £2,000 bonus on gaining chartered status with a relevant professional body
  • 23 days' holiday per annum (plus statutory holidays)
  • A flexible benefits package which enables you to select additional benefits to suit your personal circumstances.

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Valuing Diversity


Cundall values equality and diversity, and welcomes applications from candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.