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Graduate Fire Engineer

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14d ago

💼 Graduate Job

Nottingham, +10

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  • The ideal candidate for the Graduate Fire Engineer position at Arup must have a relevant bachelor's or master's degree, experience with Autodesk software, strong numerical skills, be proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel, and have a willingness to become a Chartered Engineer. Additionally, a planned and organised approach, creative problem-solving skills, and the ability to work both independently and as part of a team are necessary. Desirable qualifications include a 2:1 in a relevant MEng subject, additional qualifications such as a PhD in fire safety, experience reviewing building drawings, exposure to CAD tools, knowledge of programming languages, and an understanding of societal/community issues.
  • The candidate will work with external designers and construction professionals, utilizing fire-specific design software, conducting research, and overseeing fire strategy implementation and safety system construction on various projects.

Graduate Job


Nottingham, Southampton, Sheffield, Edinburgh, Birmingham, Manchester, Cardiff, Bristol, Glasgow, Leeds, London

Rolling basis


  • We're looking for graduates to join our team of talented fire engineers across our UK offices. Your role will encompass all aspects of fire safety engineering. This will range from preparing fire strategies in co-ordination with the engineering design team to the inspection and assessment of fire safety management and protection measures in existing buildings/facilities.  
  • We're looking for people who are curious and ready to evolve how you think and work. Our strength comes from how we respect, share and connect our diverse experiences, perspectives and ideas. At Arup, you belong to an extraordinary collective – in which we encourage individuality to thrive. If you can share your knowledge and ideas and encourage others to do the same; whilst having a desire to deliver excellent services for clients – we'd like to hear from you. 
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  • Essential:
  • Master's or bachelor's degree with a prediction of a 2:2 or above in a relevant subject necessary to obtain engineering chartership, such as: Fire Engineering, Civil Engineering, Structural Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Architectural Engineering, Building Services Engineering, Aeronautical Engineering, Construction Management, Building Surveying, Applied Mathematics
  • We will consider Architectural degrees with relevant fire safety modules. However, the focus of the role will be in the engineering discipline as opposed to pure design
  • Experience with Autodesk software such as Revit, Navisworks or AutoCAD
  • Ability to provide evidence/example of own work, if requested
  • Understanding of different perspectives of different disciplines / stakeholders
  • Strong numerical skills
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Willingness to become professionally qualified as a Chartered Engineer with the Institution of Fire Engineers (or other suitable professional engineering institution)
  • Planned and organised approach to work and meeting deadlines
  • Creative approach to problem solving
  • Ability to work effectively both individually and as part of a team
  • Desirable:
  • 2:1 in a relevant MEng subject which meets the educational requirements of engineering chartership
  • Additional qualifications such as a PhD in fire safety related topics
  • Experience in reviewing drawings of buildings in 2D and/or 3D
  • Exposure to using CAD tools such as Bluebeam
  • Knowledge of VBA, Python or other programming languages
  • Understanding and appreciation of societal and community issues and/or involvement in community engagement/charity/voluntary work
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Education requirements

2:1 or higher
2:2 or higher

Area of Responsibilities



  • As part of this, you will have the opportunity to liaise with external designers and other construction and building professionals on a wide range of projects; experience and develop your ability to use fire-specific design software; conduct research in a variety of skills groups; and have the opportunity to visit sites to monitor the implementation of fire strategies and learn about the installation and construction of fire safety systems.
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Work type

Full time

Work mode



Nottingham, Southampton, Sheffield, Edinburgh, Birmingham, Manchester, Cardiff, Bristol, Glasgow, Leeds, London

Rolling basis