Design Engineer

Posted 26 November 2021
Salary£33000 - £43900 per annum + Car, bonus, 25 days hol, full JCI benefits
Job type Permanent
DisciplineEngineering Recruitment
Contact NameNicholas Thompson

Job description

What you will do

The Fire Suppression Design Engineer is responsible for the design of fire protection systems using site survey or supplied drawings.

How you will do it

You will design water-based suppression systems, including Sprinklers, Dry Risers, Wet Risers, Hose Reels and Hydrants, including their water supplies. You will be required to manage day-to day design issues with clients, M&E design teams, Fire Consultants, Installers, Local Fire and Water authorities and Fire Insurers.

What we look for


Fully conversant with LPC Rules BS EN 12845, BS 9251, NFPA and FM Global rules for all hazard classifications from conceptual design to completion.

Proficient in the use of AutoCAD and if you also have 3D capabilities it would be a distinct advantage.

Capable of producing computerised hydraulic calculations and associated drawings.

A full UK driving license.

Excellent organisational skills.

Good written and verbal communication skills.


It would be preferable, if you have passed some or all of the LPCB's Design Competency Examinations (Basic, Intermediate & FHC).

Experience in the use of Microsoft office will be advantageous.

Design experience and knowledge of other types of fire suppression systems will be of real benefit.

If you are successful, we can offer you a company culture that promotes work life balance, a commitment to continued learning and development, access to mental health support, a fantastic benefits package which includes a competitive salary, financial bonus incentive, company car, pension, life assurance, employee assistance program, employee referral scheme, discount on Johnson Controls security products including ADT Smart Home plus voluntary schemes for childcare vouchers, cycle to work, eye care vouchers and holiday purchase.