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Graduate Fire Engineer


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Job Description

Your development is an important part of our business culture.

We are looking for an individual who aspires to become a fire engineer and has a passion for buildings, problem solving and a commitment to quality.
This is a newly created role due to growth, making it an exciting time to join and develop with us. Your development is an important part of our business culture, you will have the chance to develop, learn, and be mentored by a Chartered Engineer and work closely with the three founding directors.

The Role

As a graduate fire engineer, you will be part of a team inspired to make a difference. You will be responsible for developing fire safety strategies, reports, technical notes, letters, sketches and all the necessary supporting calculations, using the latest computer modelling software.
You will have the opportunity to undertake calculations for smoke and temperature spread, as well as more complex smoke and evacuation modelling (hand calculations, zone modelling, CFD simulations), detailed fire dynamics and structural assessments.
You will review building designs and design elements to assess compliance whilst also designing fire solutions as part of the overall design team, alongside the client, architect and Statutory Authorities.
You will have a client facing role, including attending meetings with clients, design teams and Statutory Authorities, and you will use your knowledge of fire engineering and Building Regulations to support projects in a variety of sectors.

Qualifications and attributes

You'll be expected to:

  • Be educated to a degree level in a relevant engineering discipline.
  • Participate in engineering training (both internal and external) to meet with CPD requirements.
  • Have the ability to work independently or as part of a team on multiple projects with other professionals.
  • Have an aptitude for problem solving.
  • Have excellent grammar and use of the English language.

Previous placement or work experience in a similar field is advantageous but not necessary.


  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible and remote working
  • Annual discretionary bonuses 
  • Training and development
  • 28 days' annual leave on top of bank holidays
  • All our members of staff will be provided with a mentor to provide platform for 1:1 support, to shape their individual career plan and support their individual training and development
  • All members of staff will be provided with laptop, mobile phone and working from home IT equipment etc.
  • Trigon will contribute an employer pension of double the employee pension, up to 10% employer contribution and 5% employee contribution
  • Private medical insurance
  • Tea, coffee, fruit etc. provided in our office
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • A detailed employment handbook will be provided setting out Trigon's policies for maternity/paternity leave etc.
  • Staff can join interesting social team events
  • Annual membership fee in the institution of your choice will be covered
  • Annual eye test will be paid for

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Opportunity Overview

  • Deadline: Ongoing
  • Immediate Start
  • Multiple vacancies
  • Starting Salary: Competitive salary with generous benefits
  • 2:2 and above
  • Richmond (London) (Hybrid)
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Preferred Disciplines...

  • Building Services
  • Building Surveying
  • Civil
  • Geotechnical
  • Structural

Also Accepting...

  • Most Engineering disciplines

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