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Graduate Fire Engineer - September/October 2024



14d ago

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This role will be based out of our Letterkenny office.

Are you interested in a career in Fire Safety & Engineering? This could be your opportunity to excel as a Graduate Fire Engineer, as well as playing a vital role in helping our business succeed. We're looking for a Graduate Fire Engineer to join our team in September/October 2024.

As our company grows and develops, we are ever expanding our teams. We have a great opportunity for a dedicated Graduate Fire Engineer to join our Building & Real Estate Division and wear the SOCOTEC badge with pride.

We are looking for a motivated, enthusiastic and reliable Graduate Fire Engineer to join our Letterkenny office, who possesses a recognised fire safety engineering qualification. You will be supporting our experts across a variety of projects both autonomously and as part of a wider team, therefore it is key you are able to work efficiently as part of a team, as well as independently. This is a great opportunity to develop your skills in a specialised area and begin your journey with SOCOTEC.

The tasks you will undertake will include (but are not limited to):

  • Develop design and construction fire safety strategies
  • Prepare fire safety assessment for external walls
  • Prepare other technical engineering analysis such as CFD Modelling, Structural fire engineering, etc.
  • Carry out site visits when required
  • Provide fire safety advice
  • Write fee proposal letters
  • Liaise with clients on a regular basis

To be successful in this role, you will be able to demonstrate:

  • A bachelor’s or master’s degree in engineering (mechanical, structural, civil, or a similar field)
  • Involvement with a professional body
  • Positive attitude and excellent communication skills

What’s in it for you?

We can offer you a wide range of benefits including 25 days holiday with the opportunity to buy more, an electric car scheme (where applicable), employee recognition schemes, family friendly support, employee benefits and discounts app, employee assistance programmes, and enhanced company pension. We also offer flexible working arrangements with the possibility of working from various SOCOTEC offices, encouragement to pursue studies, and CPD coordination and Accreditation support.

About Fire Safety & Engineering

Our Fire Safety & Engineering team focus on providing an award-winning, flexible and forward-thinking approach, as well as a high level of technical capability. We deliver cost-effective, practical solutions to our clients for the full range of fire safety problems. Both on site and in the office, nationally and internationally, we cater to the needs of any project with regards to assisting with emerging risks and designing solutions to combat them.


Here at SOCOTEC UK, we have over 2,000 colleagues across our divisions delivering world-class services to our customers. We provide an unrivalled range of testing, inspection, and certification services throughout the UK, and we deliver excellence to our customers by recruiting and retaining the very best industry talent. As a Graduate Fire Engineer, you will play a pivotal role in providing these services.

We offer transversal career pathways as well as linear pathways, and we will support you in attaining a portfolio career in one place. Not to mention the possibility of working locally, nationally, or globally, in the office or remotely. We are committed to your personal and professional development, and you will be supported in every step of your journey with us. #YouGrowWeGrow

Think you’ve got what it takes to add value to our success? We would love to hear from you and look forward to receiving your application.

Building a safer and more sustainable world is the core mission we set out to achieve at SOCOTEC, it is at the heart of everything that we do. We are committed to acting as a key player in society, investing in innovative solutions to ensure social and environmental concerns are at the forefront of all of our business operations.

The widest range of testing, inspection & compliance services in the UK to support every step of the Asset Life Cycle.

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Mission & Purpose

SOCOTEC is a prominent UK-based company specialising in testing, inspection, and certification services across various industries. Their expertise lies in ensuring the safety, quality, and compliance of infrastructure, buildings, and environmental factors. By employing advanced technologies and highly skilled professionals, SOCOTEC strives to deliver accurate and reliable results, thereby contributing to the overall integrity and reliability of projects. With a commitment to excellence, the company plays a vital role in supporting the success of construction, energy, and environmental initiatives by providing comprehensive testing and inspection services tailored to meet the specific needs and standards of their clients.

Culture & Values

  • Commitment & Excellence

    Lead by example. "Commitment" emphasizes our employees’ pledge to uphold standards in their everyday work, to go the extra mile for clients in minimizing risk, to cooperate with and support colleagues, and act responsibly to build a safer world. "Excellence" reflects our constant quest to improve our skills and knowledge, anticipating future needs so we are always at the forefront of our profession.

  • Entrepreneurship & Innovation

    Taking risks with an entrepreneurial spirit: agile and reliable. We’re always striving for improvement. And by teaming up across disciplines and combining our energies, we open up new possibilities, developing innovative solutions that make for differentiation and added value. We challenge our clients to go faster and further so they have the power to future-proof their business.

  • Accountability & Social Responsibility

    Being on the solution side: risk management, green evolution, growing urbanization, sustainability. Accountability is a pledge of quality for our clients and a guarantee that our solutions are designed for the long term. Coupled with social responsibility, it conveys our collective mission and how each of us is pledged to safeguard people’s safety, within the company and society.