Our team are the lifeblood of Ashton Fire and as such we are always looking for exceptional people to join us.

We want our team to be challenged and inspired and love what they do. We strongly believe that the ideal work/life balance is out there somewhere, and we offer our team a flexible working policy in the hope that they can find it! Some people enjoy working in the office, while others prefer to work from home, at Ashton Fire, we offer the best of both worlds, with offices in the UK and Ireland as well as home working options – whatever works best for you and the nature of your role.

Ashton Fire taking your career to the next level

We want you to develop personally and professionally. Whether you’re just starting out or already an experienced professional, we will nurture your talents to help you achieve your goals.

We are genuinely curious and believe in life-long learning. Every minute of every day brings an opportunity to listen, open our minds, and broaden our horizons. We are never too experienced to learn.

We are collectively driven by our ambition to provide a positive impact on society, operating ethically and in an environmentally conscious manner.

We strive to offer an inclusive, diverse workplace offering equal opportunities for all.

Competitive salary

And bonus scheme

Training opportunities

A keen focus on CPD

EAP + Smart Health

Supporting your health

Generous holidays

Plus the Christmas break

Benefits

As a relatively new business we are always looking to improve our benefits, especially where these align to our core values. Recently we have focused on our environmental impact, offering public transport season ticket loans, a cycle to work scheme, city bike hire scheme and electric car leasing opportunities. This is in addition to our workplace pension, flexible working policy, death in service and group income protection insurance. We look to continually improve our benefits as we grow as a business, ensuring that everyone shares in our success.

We’d love to hear from you

We are always interested in speaking to talented professionals in the industry. Our latest vacancies will be available on this page, though if you’d like to get in touch speculatively, we’d love to hear from you.

Current Vacancies

Fire Engineer

Location: London

Your role will encompass all aspects of fire safety engineering. This will range from undertaking research on new products and systems, working with design teams, preparing fire strategies, undertaking site inspections and computational modelling through to supporting the implementation of effective fire safety management and protection measures in existing buildings. Once you have developed a sound knowledge of the industry, we offer opportunities to specialise in different areas of fire engineering to suit your interests.

As a part of Ashton Fire, you will have the opportunity to liaise with a wider team of highly skilled fire consultants with specialisms that incorporate a diverse range of fields. You will be supported in learning fire safety engineering techniques and practices by our highly competent fire engineering team which includes four Chartered Fire Engineers.

You will be primarily based in our London office, but there will be opportunities to collaborate with and work from any of our other UK offices.

We will provide a supportive environment for you to develop both personally and professionally, and we want you to be proactive in this by being accountable for achieving your personal and our collective goals.

Main responsibilities

• Work closely with colleagues across all offices and support fire engineers at all levels on projects.

• Manage own projects and assume responsibility for setting and meeting deadlines and keeping track of own financial performance and budgets.

• Develop fire strategy designs utilising a mixture of code compliance and performance-based approaches within a wide range of sectors such as residential, commercial, heritage, sports grounds, healthcare etc.

• Produce technical reports outlining assumptions and bases of design, methodologies and recommendations.

• Attend site visits and conduct inspections (if required).

• Keep up to date with new technologies and innovations in fire engineering and brief the team where relevant.

• Continually advance your knowledge and skills in application of fire engineering principles and relevant legislation through continual professional development, with an aim to achieve chartered engineer status (CEng) with a recognized professional body.

• Attend and make a positive contribution to meetings, both internally and externally, and help us to continually improve Ashton Fire and the wider fire safety industry.

• Contribute to the graduate training scheme and support graduate and junior engineers with their career progression.

• In time, support Ashton Fire in undertaking research projects and publishing technical articles, including conference and journal papers.

Fire Engineer

Location: Birmingham

Your role will encompass all aspects of fire safety engineering. This will range from undertaking research on new products and systems, working with design teams, preparing fire strategies, undertaking site inspections and computational modelling through to supporting the implementation of effective fire safety management and protection measures in existing buildings. Once you have developed a sound knowledge of the industry, we offer opportunities to specialise in different areas of fire engineering to suit your interests.

As a part of Ashton Fire, you will have the opportunity to liaise with a wider team of highly skilled fire consultants with specialisms that incorporate a diverse range of fields. You will be supported in learning fire safety engineering techniques and practices by our highly competent fire engineering team which includes four Chartered Fire Engineers.

You will be primarily based in our Birmingham office, but there will be opportunities to collaborate with and work from any of our other UK offices.

We will provide a supportive environment for you to develop both personally and professionally, and we want you to be proactive in this by being accountable for achieving your personal and our collective goals.

Responsibilities

• Work closely with colleagues across all offices and support fire engineers at all levels on projects.

• Manage own projects and assume responsibility for setting and meeting deadlines and keeping track of own financial performance and budgets.

• Develop fire strategy designs utilising a mixture of code compliance and performance-based approaches within a wide range of sectors such as residential, commercial, heritage, sports grounds, healthcare etc.

• Produce technical reports outlining assumptions and bases of design, methodologies and recommendations.

• Attend site visits and conduct inspections (if required).

• Keep up to date with new technologies and innovations in fire engineering and brief the team where relevant.

• Continually advance your knowledge and skills in application of fire engineering principles and relevant legislation through continual professional development, with an aim to achieve chartered engineer status (CEng) with a recognized professional body.

• Attend and make a positive contribution to meetings, both internally and externally, and help us to continually improve Ashton Fire and the wider fire safety industry.

• Contribute to the graduate training scheme and support graduate and junior engineers with their career progression.

• In time, support Ashton Fire in undertaking research projects and publishing technical articles, including conference and journal papers.

Training and CPD opportunities to support your professional development will be available and aligned with your ambitions and the needs of the business.

Graduate Fire Engineer

Location: London

We are looking for a Graduate Fire Engineer to join the team of exceptional Fire Engineers and Fire Safety Consultants.

You will be working side by side with our team of exceptional Fire Engineers in all aspects of Fire Safety Engineering. This will range from undertaking research on new products and systems, working with design teams, preparing fire strategies, undertaking site inspections and computational modelling through to supporting effective fire safety management and protection measures in existing buildings. Once you have developed a sound knowledge of the industry, we offer opportunities to specialise in different areas to suit your interests.

Good interpersonal skills, IT skills and a can-do attitude is essential. We are looking for a candidate that will be able to work from our London office on a full-time basis.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Be a positive member of the Ashton Fire team and promote a professional and enjoyable working environment.

• Continually advance your knowledge and skills in application of fire engineering principles through continual professional development.

• Have a sound knowledge of fire safety legislation and the relevant guidance within the UK and internationally.

• Maintain high levels of quality in all areas and use the support systems we have.

• Attend and make positive contribution to meetings, both internally and externally, and help us to continually improve Ashton Fire and the wider industry.

• Work responsibly and ethically in all areas, and always have the safety of others at the core of what you do.

• To maintain a positive team environment to promote our overall interests without regard to sectional or divisional boundaries.

• To ensure that all Health and Safety regulations are strictly complied with and that all protective/safety equipment is fully utilised.

• To operate within our terms and conditions, policies and quality assurance system.

• To undertake other duties, where within your competence, as may be reasonably required from time to time.

Training and CPD opportunities to support your professional development will be available and aligned with your ambitions and the needs of the business.

Degree or Postgraduate Qualification in Engineering or related subject or equivalent.

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