Fire Services Consultant


Job Type:Full Time
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Our Building Engineering Team is growing! In order to support our internal project-pipeline and the continued growth of our business, we are looking for a Senior or Principal fire services consultant to join our team.

Sitting within the Buildings team in Brisbane, this role will present the candidate with a number of development and growth opportunities. This role will be to compliment and grow our delivery, QA and client service for Fire Services in Queensland. The wider AECOM Fire Services team across Australia will provide the candidate with support, peer review and work sharing as the team grows.

The role will allow the candidate to develop and progress in technical excellence as well as business and project delivery skills. The structure of the company means that there are career paths and progression available for both skill sets.

On the technical front, the role will provide speciality advice on detection and suppression fire systems, including sprinkler systems, hydrant/hose reel and specialty gas and foam suppression systems. The role will also involve leading and delivering fire protection designs on projects across a variety of sectors including Defence, Health and Commercial.

On the business and people side, the role will contribute to the management and delivery of moderate to large scale projects. As a senior role in the wider specialisms and fire protection team, the role will be for an individual to assist in the mentoring and developing of other staff members. It will also encompass the management of resources, budgets and timelines and enhancing client and working relationships.

  • Project planning and execution discussions, including Deputy Project Management and Project Management to fire projects.
  • Representation of the company at client meetings
  • Feedback on method of delivery and improvements that could be made

Minimum Requirements

  • 8+ years’ experience;
  • Membership in appropriate registered body recognising qualifications and experience in Fire Protection, Fire Design and Fire Practices (e.g. QBCC or RPEQ as appropriate)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Appropriate tertiary engineering qualification with an emphasis in Fire Systems, and or Fire Engineering practices, or industry based fire services experience as appropriate.

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

*Job Category*Engineering - Fire and Risk

*Business Line*Building Engineering

*Business Group*Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)


*Position Status*Full-Time

***Requisition/Vacancy No.***195021BR

*Clearance Required*No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.