Fire Engineer

About the company

Plus Passive Fire has been operating for three years, is an award winning consulting company specialising in the niche passive fire industry. Having been an AFR 100 Fast Starter in 2019, Company of the Year in the Fire Protection Industry Awards in 2017 and a finalist in the Qld Regional Training Awards in 2018, and with a strong commitment to pioneering technology and innovation in the industry, now would like a fire engineer to join the growing team.

About the role

The passive fire industry is growing at an exponential rate, requiring consulting expertise specialising in this area. A new level of advice combining much expertise behind system selections for Dts compliance with the BCA, and growing requirements for performance solutions where Dts is no longer a route to compliance is in huge demand.

Plus Passive Fire provides this level of service that combines high level buildability advice required on site and prior to construction, for system selections, suitability of evidence, performance solutions and research and advice via a number of related papers and products.

The role would be integral in our technical team supporting customers – typically other fire companies, manufacturers, or Tier 1 & 2 Builders - but would also support our certification team as required, both on and off site, with technical advice and inspections. You will need to be willing to take on any task to help the team achieve our goals and driven to meet our clients needs ensuring they have the highest in standards of passive fire in their buildings.

Now is the time for a positive, self motivated, results oriented person to join our team to assist Plus Passive Fire to be at the forefront in this niche industry.

About you

To be successful in this role, you will have experience with or the ability to execute the following:

  • Being a part of planned innovation in new knowledge for the organisation

  • Research for the team including test reports, and review of research completed by other team members to create new consulting products

  • Consulting in passive fire areas to clients and to the support of the operations team

  • Analysis with the team of the NCC 2019 around passive fire issues for penetrations and walls

  • Preparation of suitability of evidence where necessary for consulting fire engineers

  • Preparation of topical blogs and technical papers for circulation

  • Potentially giving advice to clients in our telephone enquiry service

  • Assistance with onsite audits and onsite compliance eg researching solutions

  • Certification of penetrations on site once skilled in this area, on occasion

It goes without saying that you will have the following skills

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications

  • RPEQ registration would be an advantage

  • 2+ years relevant consulting experience on building fire safety projects

  • Developed technical skills pertaining to site audits and inspections coupled with ensuing FER’s would be an advantage

  • Knowledge of Australian Standards and BCA

  • Fire Safety Professional Qualification would be an advantage

  • QBCC Licence or the ability to obtain

  • Ability to follow process but be able to think outside the box when needed

  • Outstanding verbal & written communication skills

  • Eligible to work permanently in Australia

Why join us

  • High performing team environment

  • Personal and professional development opportunities

  • Committed to safety and wellbeing of our team and the community

  • Full time salary to suit the attitude and drive of the applicant

Don’t miss your chance to join a vibrant team in a fast-paced environment with the opportunity for future advancement. Please attach a covering letter to address the above criteria plus resume outlining your experience.

Please attach a covering letter to address the above criteria plus resume outlining your experience

Via email only to team@pluspassivefire.com.au


Passive Fire Certifier

Plus Passive Fire is seeking an experienced passive fire professional to join our growing team. With excellent career prospects for growth and variety whilst specialising in a niche area, the role may suit a person with an already impressive career in construction with significant exposure to passive fire issues, or a building certifier looking to specialise in this area.

Key tasks will include carrying out inspections, researching to find solutions to client passive fire issues, and providing advice to clients around compliant systems, installation guidelines and the like.  You will have a solid understanding of installation, inspection, certification and solutions for 

  • Penetrations systems including penetration registers

  • Fire rated walls & ceilings

  • exposure to other passive fire systems generally - dampers, ducts, shutters, doors, spray and steel encasement

  • QBCC licence and form 16 requirements

being licensed in some or all of these areas by the QBCC, or eligible to apply for a licence.

ABOUT YOU

To be considered for this role, you will need to be a client-focused, construction or inspection and certification professional, with at least 3 years' experience in passive fire inspections.

It goes without saying that you will have the following skills and attributes

  • Passionate about providing superior advice and solutions to clients

  • Ability to think outside the box and research to develop solutions and cost effective outcomes for clients

  • Driven to provide a better quality of passive fire awareness through training and advice

  • Outstanding verbal & written communication

  • Strong time management and scheduling disciplines

  • Presentations and business development skills

  • High computer and software literacy

  • QBCC licenced or eligible to apply for licencing in any of the passive fire categories

Knowledge and understanding of the following:

  • Australian Standards applicable to passive fire protection

  • Sound understanding of BCA & QBCC requirements

  • Compliance inspections and reporting

  • Manufacturers systems

  • Willingness to assist in training of installers

THE BENEFITS

  • Diverse role with potential to specialise on particular area within passive fire

  • Attractive salary to attract high Calibre candidates

  • Company vehicle or allowance, Mobile phone and uniforms

  • Progressive growing business with excellent team culture.

  • Challenging role that will provide great exposure to many different industry sectors

Please attach a covering letter to address the above criteria plus resume outlining your experience

Via email only to admin@pluspassivefire.com.au