Fire Engineer

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Electrical Engineering

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  • Salary:

    Up to £0.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    John O'Connor

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Duration:

    5 Months

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1. Purpose of the Job
* Provide technical support to the Head of MEP for Fire engineering under the authority of the Chief Engineer
* To review Contractor deliverables against procedures and Employers requirements
* Provide support to Engineering Managers in the specialist area of Fire Services
* Provide technical advice to Contractors as necessary, including guidance on Standards, Specifications and responses to Project Technical Requests (PTR)

2. Principal Accountabilities
* Provide support to other Crossrail directorates in Fire engineering disciplines
* To identify and manage technical risk in Fire engineering across the programme
* Technical review of designs developed by Contractors in respect of safety by design, technical acceptability and compliance with standards
* Review that the designs prepared by the Contractors have been fully co-ordinated and integrated. Provision of support to Contractors, delivered through the Engineering Managers, to resolve MEP interface issues where requested
* Review of Constructability and Maintainability of Contractors designs developed by the Contractors
* Initiate and support value management/engineering initiatives and to promote and support common design and standardisation where appropriate
* Take reasonable care of your own and others health and safety and of those who may be affected in the day-to-day delivery of this role by taking personal responsibility for working to the Crossrail Target Zero principles .
* Co-operate with Crossrail in all matters relating to health and safety, including following safe working procedures at all times

* Act as a role model for Crossrails vision and values, behaving in ways that are in alignment with Crossrails Ways of Working. Encourage and support others to do so too
* Promote equality in the workplace and adopt appropriate behaviour when interacting with colleagues
* Take necessary care to properly protect the confidentiality, integrity and availability of corporate information from unauthorised disclosure, modification or destruction. Never knowingly put Crossrails information or information systems at risk

* 3. Main challenges of the job
Working with key stakeholders London Underground, Rail for London and regulatory authorities such as London Fire Brigade to ensure that Crossrail (generally, infrastructure - built environment) conforms to all requirements required to satisfy stakeholders and achieve compliance with Standards, with specific reference being Materials and Passive Fire stopping (aka compartmentation) .
* Lead responsibility for technical responses, promoting common design and standardisation
* JP12 - Fire and Acoustic Stopping

4. Dimensions & Interfaces (both internal and external)
The CRL MEP Fire Engineers are able to demonstrate their competency, through knowledge and experience, of:
* Multi-disciplinary design of railway infrastructure, and the associated design co-ordination and integration
* Hands on practical problem solving experience at a physical site level to enable solutions to real world problems can be undertaken at a site level.
* Delivery of major infrastructure projects and Engineering Management procedures
* Application of Assurance principles and management of Assurance procedures
* Understanding of railway operations and operational safety
* Hazard identification, risk mitigation and management in design
* Infrastructure Manager, and other, relevant Regulations, Standards, Concessions, and relevant engineering and technical guidance and best practice

5. Person Specification
* Degree qualified Engineer or equivalent experience
* Considerable experience on large multi-disciplinary infrastructure projects including experience in fire stopping, assessment of materials used and methods of application
* Knowledge and experience of installation, testing and commissioning of passive and active systems and the methods used to provide assurance to end users
* Experience in the rail environment, and the challenges encountered in dealing with regulations pertaining to this field. Previous experience of working with London Underground and/or Rail for London would be beneficial.