Senior Fire Safety Engineer

Last updated 17 days ago
Job Type:Full Time


York, GB

Department Name

AM RAM Buildings (EC & NE) (570710) G1

About Network Rail

Network Rail are on a mission. The mission is to become one of Britain's best employers and believe that starts with our colleagues and customers who we put at the heart of everything we do!

We're passionate about great service, and ask ourselves; what can we do to put our passengers and freight users at the centre of everything we do? We pull together as one industry because we care about people and teamwork is key. View our short video on our Putting Passengers and Freight First (PPFF) programme that outlines some key things we are working on as a business.

The Eastern region operates some of the busiest and most congested rail lines in the country, transporting large numbers of commuters to and from busy cities including Newcastle, Leeds, Sheffield, Derby, Norwich, Cambridge and London.

Brief Description

There is an exciting opportunity to join us in a role that is vital to our success. We are looking for a Senior Fire Safety Engineer to join our team.

The Senior Fire Safety Engineer will provide specialist fire safety advice and support to the region.Develop and assist in the delivery of effective and efficient arrangements that comply with relevant legislation, protect the company's assets and minimise the impacts of fire on the company's undertakings.

About the role (External)

Role and Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

1.Develop and produce policy, fire risk control arrangements (including standards, procedures and codes of practice) and fire safety training requirements.

2.Undertake fire safety inspection and risk assessment of the property portfolio and Network Rail controlled infrastructure.

3.Identify and develop appropriate engineering controls for reducing the risk of fires.

4.Provide design advice and technical review for proposed alterations to the property portfolio and Network Rail controlled infrastructure.

5.Review fire safety aspects of the ROGS applications of train operating companies.

6.Provide effective fire safety advice and support to Network Rail line management.

7.Undertake regular liaison arrangements with local rail industry managers and staff and officers of the Fire Authorities, the safety regulator and other relevant bodies to safeguard Network Rail's interests, with regard to fire safety.

8.Direct the investigation of significant fires affecting the property portfolio or Network Rail controlled Infrastructure.


Are you?

    Member of the Institution of Fire Engineers

      Degree or equivalent qualification in fire engineering

        Significant experience in fire safety at a management level

        Do you have?

        Chartered Fire Engineer

        How to apply (External)

        Salary and benefits:

          Salary of £51,156 - £57,551 (Band 3.C) depending on skills, qualifications and experience

            28 days annual leave entitlement plus bank holidays

              My benefits - Our discounted online shopping site

                A range of discounted offers including, childcare vouchers, healthcare offers - cycle to work, healthcare club discounted membership and other benefits

                  Subsidies of up to 75% on rail and underground season tickets

                    A choice of contributory pension schemes

                      2 weeks paid reserve leave for our Armed Forces community

                      **Please note that the advert closes on the 23-10-2020 and late applications will not be considered **

                      Oh, and by the way

                      We care deeply about welcoming people no matter where they're from, how old they are or what disability they may have. We encourage applications from every age, race, ethnicity, disability, gender, gender identity, religion, culture, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, pregnancy, maternity or caring responsibility. We want our employees to bring their whole self to work and that starts with you!

                      We will interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential skills and experience detailed above. Network Rail positively embraces flexible working, recognising that employees may wish to balance work and family/home life. We will consider all flexible working applications.

                      Network Rail is required to comply with UK Government standards when carrying out pre-employment checks for all new starters; this includes a basic criminal record check. In addition to the basic criminal record check, in accordance with the UK Government we are also required to verify your identity, right to work in the UK and previous three years employment history.

                      If you like the sound of all that, we'd love it if you could submit your application online.