Graduate Fire Life Safety Engineer London 2024

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Join the Jacobs Graduate Development Programme (GDP) and have a meaningful, positive impact on our environments, communities, and societies worldwide.  As a Jacobs Graduate you will be part of a larger network of talent who are Challenging Today and Reinventing Tomorrow.

What we do at Jacobs

Our People & Places Solutions business focuses on providing solutions to future challenges such as climate change, the need for renewable energy, low carbon economies, transportation, and material resource and waste management. While we shape some of the very largest and most challenging landmark projects in the UK, we also deliver local projects that protect communities.

What will you get?

Our Graduate Development Programme is a structured two-year scheme where we provide the framework, mentoring and experiences to help you maximise your skills and ambitions. On joining our scheme in September 2024, you’ll rapidly gain knowledge of how our company works and the impact that you can have to help us move towards a more connected and sustainable world.

About the opportunities

Jacobs has developed one of the leading and longest-standing tunnelling consultancy capabilities in the UK, with approximately 400 geotechnical and tunnelling engineers delivering practical and innovative solutions to ground-related problems.

We are seeking a Graduate Fire & Life Safety Engineer to be based in our London office to undertake tunnel ventilation and fire life safety design work for a range of interesting projects throughout the world. Our Tunnel Ventilation and Fire Life Safety team focusses on a range of small to large scale projects from road and rail tunnel ventilation design, to building fire strategies and carrying out airflow and heat transfer studies using a suite of analysis methods including one dimensional empirical calculations through to complex 3D Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) analyses. The successful candidate would also be involved and gain an insight into tunnel operations, maintenance, and governance issues as part of their wider development.

The candidate will work within project teams, the role is likely to include:

  • Use technological advances to improve quality, results and efficiency
  • Preparation of designs and technical reports
  • Participate in internal technical and professional activities
  • Proactive approach to career development

Here’s what you’ll need

  • Be working towards a Degree or Masters level qualification in Fire Engineering or Mechanical Engineering.
  • A flexible self-starter who is keen to drive your career forward
  • Adaptable to change, with a thirst for learning new things
  • You must have the right to work in the UK

Selection process

  • Step 1: Apply Online
  • Step 2: Solo Video Assessment
  • Step 3: Interview

What else we provide

  • A flexible workstyle, embracing a hybrid working pattern and supporting those who need to balance work/life commitments a bit differently than others
  • Free single medical cover and digital GP service
  • Reimbursement towards relevant professional development and memberships
  • An inclusive and diverse work environment, embracing the variety of disciplines, cultures, backgrounds and lifestyles of our employees through our Jacobs Employee Networks
  • A focus on safety, health, and wellbeing, prioritising our people through a culture of caring and positive mental health champion network
  • Opportunities to give back to our communities through our Collectively program, incorporating matched-funding, paid volunteering time and charitable donations.

We want you to bring your whole, authentic self to Jacobs

Jacobs partners with VERCIDA to help us attract and retain diverse talent.  For greater online accessibility please visit www.vercida.com to view and access our roles. As a Disability Confident employer, we will interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a vacancy. We welcome applications from candidates who are seeking flexible working and from those who may not meet all the listed requirements for a role.

If you require further support or reasonable adjustments with regards to the recruitment process (for example, you require the application form in a different format), please contact the team.

Your application experience is important to us and we’re keen to adapt to make every interaction even better. We welcome feedback on our recruitment process and if you need more from us before deciding to join Jacobs then please let us know.

DEADLINE 27th January 2024