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Senior Fire Engineer

Europe Region
DUB0000A6 Requisition #

A career at Arup offers you the chance to make a positive difference in the world. Independently owned and independently minded, Arup is the creative force at the heart of many of the world’s most prominent projects in the built environment. We offer a broad range of professional services that combine to make a real difference to our clients and the communities in which we work. For more than 70 years, we have helped bring to life ground-breaking projects across the globe.

We are truly global, and our 15,000 planners, designers, engineers and consultants around the world delivering innovative projects with creativity and passion. We have over 650 staff working in Ireland based in Dublin, Cork, Galway and Limerick.


Senior Fire Engineer

As one of Ireland’s leading fire engineering consultancies, we continue to secure significant projects both at home and in our global market. We are currently seeking to recruit a Senior Fire Engineer for our Dublin office to be responsible for developing and delivering effective innovative fire engineering solutions for various building types to meet our quality standards. Successful candidates will have the opportunity to work in projects in Ireland throughout Europe and globally.

Your Responsibilities:
• Manage your own projects and junior engineers being supported by the wider team as necessary to deliver quality fire safety solutions on time and on budget
• Work on a diverse, exciting and range of projects from conceptual fire strategy development through to handing over landmark projects in the built environment.
• Be responsible for fee proposals, undertaking business development activities and establishing a network of clients/colleagues in Arup, and outside Arup.
• Manage others in the development and implementation of fire strategies, projects, and research initiatives.

Your Education/Profile:
• Degree in fire engineering or equivalent
• Several years experience in a consultancy or similar environment
• Be chartered or close to achieving chartership
• Extensive experience in delivering fire engineered solutions
• Be aware of appropriate Irish fire safety legislation and design guidance
• Clearly understand the total fire concept: from the client brief through to construction and operation
• Strong Project Management and Team Management experience
• Strong client-facing and presentation skills
• The ability to work on multiple projects concurrently, working to tight deadlines ad juggling multiple demands
• Experience in negotiations with Local authorities and other key stakeholders
• Business Development experience and an existing portfolio of clients/contacts in the industry would be of benefit


What to expect at Arup 

  • A multicultural and informal working environment where you can develop professionally by being part of a team who enjoy what they do.

  • Opportunities for short or long assignments at Arup’s offices and projects anywhere in the world.

  • Employees are eligible for the Global Profit Share scheme, which is dependent on the firm’s financial performance.

  • Competitive performance-based salary growth.

  • A strong corporate culture committed to its values: quality of work, holistic approach, humane organization, straight and honourable dealings, social usefulness and reasonable prosperity.

  • Continuous training and professional development that will allow you to adapt to the growing needs of our clients as we embrace digital transformation.


Join us in shaping a better world

Our goal is to shape a better world, finding solutions for some of the world’s most complex problems. From climate action to social value, we consider the most expansive impacts of our work. Our drive to build a more sustainable, resilient and equitable future shapes our culture and has made us leaders in sustainable development. The successful candidate will join our multi-disciplinary design teams focusing on technical excellence and innovative solutions that create a better future for people, places, and the planet.  


'A better way'- Sustainability and Social Equity

At Arup, we strive to bring environmental sustainability and social equity together. We put sustainability at the heart of our projects and invest in research and development that helps tackle issues such as climate change and poverty. We have made a commitment to reach net zero by 2030 and to contribute meaningfully to the UN Sustainable Development Goals, creating shared value for our clients and our communities while safeguarding our planet. Read our net zero carbon plan here.

A career at Arup gives you the chance to have a positive impact on the world. For us, corporate responsibility is not just a policy; it’s a way of working.


Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion is at the heart of what we do

We are committed to creating an inclusive working environment for talented people of any background based on merit, fairness and respect. At Arup, you’ll be a welcomed member of the team with opportunities to participate in social, cultural and educational events with the local community (e.g. as a STEM ambassador) or with your colleagues by joining staff networks such as those for women, culture or the LGBTQ+ community. At Arup we are committed to making all stages of our recruitment process accessible to candidates with disabilities. Please speak to our recruitment team and we will work with you to make reasonable adjustments to ensure you can perform at your best.

We are a certified CPD accredited employer with Engineers Ireland and we were named Engineers Ireland CPD Employer of the year in 2020

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