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.

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

Make your contribution towards the UK achieving our net zero ambitions – Hinkley Point C (HPC) will be supplying 3,200 MWe of carbon free electricity within the next decade.
Assystem are a key multi-framework engineering partner helping to design, construct, and commission the UK's first large-scale nuclear power station in 30 years.
You will be joining our expanding team of over 7000 delivering innovative engineering across a spectrum of digital, energy transition and Nuclear technologies such as fusion and modularisation alongside key global large-scale critical Infrastructure projects.

Job Description

We are recruiting for a Fire Engineer to join our growing teams working on the Hinkley Point C project.

Key Responsibilities:

Using 3D modelling, calculation methodologies and fire requirements issued by the architect engineer or the client to:

  • Analyse the 3D model and identify the various combustible materials present in each area
  • Perform temperature change calculations over time for a simulated fire (modelling of various situations using the MAGIC software)
  • Assess the risk of damage to certain systems (functional redundancy)
  • Monitor and include in models the changes issued by all the engineering teams (change of positioning of cable trays, electrical cabinets, ventilation ducts etc)
  • Recommend protection solutions to prevent an outbreak of fire or to make it improbable
  • Divide all buildings into zones for fire protection purposes
  • Recommend fire detection and firefighting methods for the quickest possible detection and response
  • Perform fire protection calculations using specific software
  • Assess and provide justifications for departures from BS9999


Key Skills & Experience:

  • Qualification to degree level or equivalent specializing in safety and/or fire protection technologies
  • Knowledge of ETC-F (EPR technical code for fire) would be an advantage
  • Knowledge of and experience with UK Fire Regulations including BS9999
  • Experience with calculations relating to fire protection and ability to work with calculation tools
  • Ability to propose fire protection and detection solutions
  • Strong software skills, ideally to include MAGIC software and Navisworks in addition to Microsoft Office

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