Senior Fire Consultant


VacancyID: 13641
Location: Middle East - United Arab Emirates - Sharjah
Type: Permanent
Closing Date:10/20/2019


Think bigger scale. Think higher profile. Think ground-breaking. Join WSP, and you’ll be at the heart of a team of international experts all dedicated to growing and sharing their expertise, and working on projects that transform society for all of us.

WSP is searching for an experienced Senior Fire Consultant to be based in UAE and support our team and regional projects in both UAE and KSA.


A typical week would include:
- Communicate with all stakeholders and understand the interaction between design, functionality, architectural design, budgets.
-Client care and engagement
- Take initiative in driving all aspects of fire and life safety during the design process
- Fire life safety design
- Fire protection design and inspection
- Fire alarm design and inspection
- Fire stopping inspection/audit
- Risk assessment
- Integrated testing and commissioning of fire life safety systems
- Raise the profile of our team – local and regional presentations/conferences
- Support in business development activities
- Mentor junior members of the team
- Propose innovative ways of working to the team


We'd love to hear from you if you are:
- 5+ years of experience in well known international firms.
- University degree from an accredited institution
- Good knowledge of UAE Fire Code; NFPA (3, 4, 13, 14, 20, 25, 72, 80, 92, 96, 101, 415, 2000, 5000); IBC; Saudi Building code
- Local experience in large scale multi use project
- Local experience in master plan projects
- High rise and super high rise experience
- Fire and Life Safety existing building compliance audits
- Fire risk assessment