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Fire Consultant, London




Fire Safety

Employment type

Full time

Contract type




Fire Consultant  

From concept to construction, our fire engineering expertise help to optimise design and ensure complex buildings are compliant with regulations. Our team has extensive experience working on public sector, residential, commercial, industrial and high hazard process construction projects.  

Hydrock is a British-owned integrated engineering design, energy and sustainability consultancy. Our purpose is to be a force for good. This means we take pride in making a positive contribution to the lives of the people who work for us, the communities we work in, our planet and society as a whole. At the heart of this, we deliver climate-resilient solutions that create sustainable futures. Our focus is on delivering positive user experiences, societal benefits and asset value in the built environment sector.

You’ll be joining a growing team of over 900 people across 21 offices with great opportunities to develop your skills and career while being continuously recognised, rewarded and inspired by what we do.

The Role

Within Hydrock, the Fire Consultant holds responsibility for the delivery of Fire Safety Services at client sites across the UK, including risk assessments, reports and recommendations.

Based from home/one of Hydrock offices, with regular travel and overnight stays, this role will give you the opportunity to work on varied projects.

The successful applicant will have significant experience as a consultant, delivering first class service in both residential and commercial properties, relevant fire qualifications and professional membership with a fire institute. You will be self-motivated, conscientious and an expert in your field looking to join a growing business that wants to support your development. This role (and team) will take ownership of projects after our designers have completed the stage 5 report.


  • Ensure that the integrity of Fire Safety Strategies are upheld during the Construction phase of design;
  • Witness commissioning of fire safety systems prior to building occupation;
  • Complete pre and post occupation FRA’s (Type 1 -4);
  • Provide specialist, technical advice and support in line with The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005;
  • Provide Fire Warden Training;
  • Produce Fire Safety Management Plans;
  • BS 9997 audits;
  • Produce evacuation plans.
  • CDM Fire Risk Assessments
  • External wall reviews


  • Proven and previous experience in the completion of Fire Risk Assessments;
  • Recognisable and professional qualification in fire risk assessments; 
  • Commitment to CPD;
  • Minimum Technician Membership with the Institution of Fire Engineers;
  • Ideally, the candidate will be a member of a recognised 3rd Party Accreditation with the Institution of Fire Engineers Register of Fire Risk Assessors or a similar industry related scheme is desirable;
  • Ability to hold an autonomous role with excellent time management;
  • High levels of literacy and written communication skills;
  • Excellent verbal communication skills.
  • Plan and organise workloads in order to meet timeframes for service delivery.

What's great about Hydrock 'in a nutshell' 

We are a British-owned integrated multi-disciplinary engineering consultancy of over 900 staff in 21 offices across the UK. Our driving motivation is to be a ‘Force for Good’, as it is our aim to improve the quality of people’s lives from our employees to our clients, through to the communities we work in and our planet as a whole through the work we do.   

From the buildings that surround you, the roads and bridges you cross, all related to the infrastructure that we create, we aim to offer the most sustainable possibilities to shape the places, communities and society that we live in through meeting our client’s needs. Through the path we are on to delivering a green future, the result is something that everyone can be proud of.  

Our welcoming and friendly culture is something we are proud of and has gained us recognition with 9 years in the Top 100 Best Companies to Work For list. Check out some of our incredible projects which have been awarded: 2022 Net Zero Award for Bay Technology Centre, Integration and Collaborative Working Award for YGG Tan-y-Lan primary school, The Deaf Academy awarded for its Universal Design at the 2022 Civic Trust Awards and Bristol’s iconic waterfront Wapping Wharf Living making a double win at the Bristol Property Awards!  To top off, here’s our 2022 wrap up video!  

What we can offer you: 

  • Inspiring and supportive colleagues  
  • Reward for progression and hard work  
  • An opportunity to develop your soft skills, as well your technical skills 
  • Competitive starting salary  
  • Excellent health benefits 25 days of holiday (buy/sell up to five days), accrue 1 day extra every 2 years, with bonus holidays too! 
  • An earlier finish on Friday (4pm!)  
  • An opportunity to give back: “Day off for good cause” (on a workday)  
  • A huge range of flexible benefits, including climate perks and an EV car leasing scheme  
  • Our biggest event of the year: Annual Challenge Day!   


A place to feel included 

We champion diversity, equity and inclusion. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we commit to supporting our employees and ensure we create a safe environment that nurtures you to perform at your best. Offering our people flexibility is an important factor in achieving this aim.   

We consider all application individually with the required qualifications and knowledge without regard to any of the protected characteristics. We would like to provide everyone with a fair selection, assessment and employment experience so we ask with are made aware of any physical or neurodiverse condition within your application for which appropriate reasonable adjustments can be made by us.  


Looking for the next steps? 

Once you have completed your application through our careers site, we aim to review and respond to you as soon as your application’s been reviewed.  

If shortlisted, a member of our Recruitment Team will call you for an initial pre-screen by phone (typically 30 minutes) to help us assess your motivations and interest in the position and Hydrock.  

If you progress following this telephone pre-screen, you will be invited to attend a formal interview by video conference (Microsoft Teams) or in our offices.  

For the latest updates and news, connect with us on our LinkedIn page!  

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