Head of Fire Engineering, USA (Spring Valley)

Compensation

: $94,700.00 - $142,240.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Firefighting



BS9999. BS9991
Add your resume and apply to jobs with your Glassdoor profile. Create Profile. Job. Overview. Element has an opportunity for a Head of Fire Engineering,USA. This is a role for a fire engineering technical expert that has signaificant proficiency in all aspects of building, construction and infrastructure fire engineering through all phases of project delivery, from design to on-site works and the management of staff involved in these types of works.. The successful candidate will head up the fire engineering service offering for region with a national focus on delivering technical excellence in fire engineering design.. Responsibilities. Develop a 3 year growth plan for the fire engineering services across the US. Providing technical oversight and management for new build projects fire engineering services being delivered by the Fire Engineering business. Driving and expanding the current offering in respect to fire engineering and fire strategy work for new build to increase revenue. Being part of the Global Fire Engineering Management Team. Leading peer reviews of fire engineering services being delivered by colleagues.. Raising the technical profile of the fire engineering services offered by the business externally. Working with the colleagues to provide technical training for staff for their continued professional development. Maintaining a P&L for the region. Identifying potential revenue streams. Identifying new fire engineering talent. Skills / Qualifications. With excellent report-writing, communication and interpersonal skills, the candidate will:. Be a Chartered Engineer or, with membership status or higher within the Institute of Fire Engineering. Have a strong understanding of the technical fundamentals of fire engineering and fire legislation, including the following:. The Building Act and the Building Regulations. The Regulatory Reform (fire safety) Order. Risk assessment (qualitative and quantified).smoke control, heat transfer and fluid dynamics Evacuation modelling. Computational fluid dynamic modelling using FDS. Structural fire engineer (probabilistic and deterministic). A broad background and experience applying common regional guidance such as:. Approved Document B. The Non-Domestic Technical Handbook. Good knowledge of other design codes for common building types, such as those used for schools, hospitals, stations, airports and residential projects. Company Overview. We are Element, one of the fastest growing testing, inspection, certification and calibration businesses in the world.. We deliver critical services in Materials Testing, Product Qualification Testing, Certification, Device Calibration and Advisory Services to the Aerospace, Oil and Gas, Transportation, Industrials, Fire and Building product, Infrastructure and other leading sectors, where failure in service is simply not an option.. Everything we do helps our customers to build better products; get their products to market on time; save them time and money; and minimize the risk associated with product development and production.. Our mission is simple: to be the best testing partner in the world and together we strive towards a common vision of becoming the world's most trusted testing partner.. We have four values that we strive to live by every single day.. Safety - We keep our colleagues and visitors safe. Integrity - We act honestly and fairly to do the right thing. Excellence - We set new standards of excellence in everything we do. Partnership - We work together for the benefit of our customers. When combined with our mission and vision, the ethos this creates, enables Element to deliver one thing. CERTAINTY. We exist to help make certain that the materials and products we test, inspect, certify and calibrate for our customers are safe, quality, compliant and fit for purpose.. Diversity Statement. At Element, we always take pride in putting our people first. We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes diversity and inclusion as fundamental to our Vision of becoming \"the world's most trusted testing partner\".. All suitably qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective work related criteria and without regard for the following: race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, and/or protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the applicable governing laws.
Associated topics: building, concrete, draft, drainage, remediation, road, soil mechanic, structural analysis, traffic, transportation * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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