Company Type

Business Line Building Engineering

Position Title Senior Engineer - Mechanical Fire

South Africa - Gauteng


Job Summary

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Fire Protection Engineering design in the Building Services sector,

  • Fire Protection Engineering Design including Sprinkler systems, Fire Detection systems, Smoke Extraction systems, Hydrants & Hose Reels, Fire Signage,

  • Proficient in relevant Fire Protection Engineering software i.e Pathfinder, Pyrosim & Canute,

  • Liaison with local authorities including Council submissions and sign-off,

  • Impeccable knowledge of SANS 10400 Part T and experienced in rational fire designs,

  • Lead a Fire Protection engineering team, provide technical training and mentorship to less experienced team members

  • Technical quality enforcement including design reviews and sign-off,

  • Interfacing of designs with other disciplines e.g. structural, architectural, mechanical & electrical,

  • Handling full scope of fire consulting services on projects from conception to close-out,

  • Implementing and ensuring of compliance to company quality management system,

  • Use of international and local design standards and codes of practice i.e SANS, BS & NFPA,

  • Liaison with Clients and other consultants.

  • Report to Mechanical Practice Line Lead on Fire team quality and performance metrics.

Minimum Requirements


  • 5+ years Experience.

Personal attributes, qualities or competencies needed:

  • Independent worker, deadline oriented, committed and driven individual.

Other comments:

  • Valid driver’s licence.

Preferred Qualifications

  • B.Eng/B.Sc Mech Eng

  • Pr.Eng essential

  • ASIB certification preferential

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.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: 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 - Mechanical

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country South Africa

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 188423BR

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.

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