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Fire Safety Engineer - m/f

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Job description

We wish to reinforce our team Fire Safety department in Ghent with (m/f):

Fire Safety Engineer

Your function

  • Develop innovative fire safety solutions that satisfy authorities’ requirements and that are cost-effective and sustainable. This involves analyzing designs in terms of potential fire growth, means of egress, structural fire resistance and smoke control by various methods including computer simulations.
  • Participate to design workshops, with architects and engineers, to optimize building and FSE solutions for the project.
  • Sketch details to develop fire safety concepts and to translate your ideas to clients and architects.
  • Develop multi-criteria analysis and designs to present to clients & architects’ different solutions and their technical implementations on the project.
  • Present and defend fire safety strategies during meetings with Authority Having Jurisdiction (fire brigade, insurer,…).
  • Collaborating within a multidisciplinary team & working together with architects, clients and building professionals of other disciplines.
Profile
  • Understand installation drawings and technical drawings for all fire safety requirements.
  • Strong affinity with architecture (fire compartmentation, evacuation path,…).
  • Knowledge of CFD packages (such as FDS), evacuation packages (such as Pathfinder), zone models (such as Ozone) .
  • Sketching, presentation and reporting skills are a must.
  • Previous experience or affinity with FSE (relevant postgraduate or international degree).
  • Hands-on, independent attitude.
  • Creative thinking.
  • Willing to learn, motivated, enthusiastic and social.
  • Language: Dutch or French or English. or preferably multilingual
  • Living in Belgium or interested in moving to Belgium.
Posted on
03/03/2021
Reference ID
FSE -MER
Location(s)
  • Ghent
Apply for the job via
HR@vkgroup.be