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Our Vacancy

Fire Engineer

  • Nuclear
  • Permanent /
  • Bristol
  • 03/06/24
  • On site

Assystem is an international company with one mission: accelerate the energy transition around the world.

Every day, our 6,500 switchers located in 12 countries (Europe, Middle East, Pacific Asia & Africa) connect their six thousand billion neurons to tackle the task of the century: switching to low-carbon energy.

We are a collective committed to the actors who are making the energy switch. Sharing our knowledge, expertise and values allows us to innovate and think differently about the energy transition.

Drawing on more than 55 years’ experience in highly regulated sectors subject to strict security and safety requirements, we provide our customers with engineering and project management services, as well as digital services and solutions to optimize the performance of complex infrastructure projects throughout their life cycle. The Group is currently ranked second in the world for nuclear engineering.

To ensure a viable, efficient, and reliable energy future for all

Job Description

Activities to be carried out as part of the service:
Identification of risks:
Using the 3D model, calculation methodologies and fire requirements issued by the architect engineer or the client :
▪ Analyses the 3D model and identifies the various combustible materials present in each area.
▪ Performs temperature change calculations over time for a simulated fire (modelling of various situations using the MAGIC software).
▪ Studies the risk of damage to certain systems (functional redundancy).
▪ Monitors and includes in the models the changes issued by all the engineering teams (change of positioning of cable trays, electrical cabinets, ventilation ducts, etc.)
Fire protection:
▪ Recommends protection solutions to prevent an outbreak of fire or to make it improbable.
▪ Divides all buildings into zones for fire protection purposes.
▪ Recommends fire detection and firefighting methods for the quickest possible detection and response
▪ Perform fire protection calculation using specific softwares

My profile

• Engineer qualified to degree level or equivalent specializing in safety and/or fire protection technologies
• Knowledge of ETCF (EPR technical code for fire)
• Experience and knowledge of UK Fire Regulations including BS9999 is preferable
• Calculations relating to fire protection and ability to work with calculation tools.
• Ability to propose fire protection and detection solutions.
• English speaker, French is advantageous

Expected approach to be conscientious, enthusiastic about the subject with good interpersonal skills. Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.


We are committed to equal treatment of candidates and promote, as well as foster all forms of diversity within our company. We believe that bringing together people with different backgrounds and perspectives is essential for creating innovative and impactful solutions. Skills, talent, and our people’s ability to dare are the only things that matter !. Bring your unique contributions and help us shape the future.

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