Senior Fire and Life Safety Specialist

Location Dubai
Discipline: Architecture & Interior Design, Civil Engineering & Infrastructure
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £Excellent package available
Contact name: Liam Maguire

Contact email:
Job ref: 34334_1705322651
Published: about 1 month ago
Startdate: ASAP

My client a large international Architectural & Engineering consultancy has an urgent requirement for a Senior Fire and Life Safety Specialist for their vibrant practice in Dubai.

If you feel you meet the requirements below, apply now and a member of the team will contact you to discuss.

  • Master Degree or Bachelor Degree of Engineering from a recognized university for Fire Engineering specialty / Chartered Professional Engineer.
  • Have an Education Equivalency Certification from United Arab Emirates Ministry of Education.
  • Have min. 10+ years of previous experience with Fire and Life Safety Specialist consultant "House of Expertise" within the Building services industry in GCC.
  • Knowledge of the International Building Codes and different GCC Building Codes such as UAE Fire & life safety code, Saudi Building Code, NFPA, IBC and British Standards.
  • Experience in preparation of Fire Safety submissions to Dubai Civil defense and Abu Dhabi Civil defense.
  • Experience in negotiating with authorities for approval on fire safety designs and proposals.
  • Calculation of Occupant loads as per the codes.
  • Experience in Specifying specific fixed fire protection systems, including automatic fire detection and/or suppression to support fire engineering design solutions.
  • Can undertake a drawing review and note any non-compliances with some knowledge in the UAE fire code and NFPA 101.
  • Experience in CAD and Revit.
  • Ability to independently undertake project and technical analysis.
  • Understanding and applying fire safety legislations, and undertaking fire safety risk assessments.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to prioritize workloads to meet deadlines.
  • Positive, can-do attitude and strong work ethic.