Career Post

Principal or Associate Fire Engineer - Melton Mowbray

We're looking for a Principal or Associate Fire Engineer to help mentor and lead our Melton crew
We're looking for a principal or associate fire engineer to join the technical part of the business, delivering client projects, leading our team with advice and mentorship, as well as delivering expert technical support. You will contribute to the consulting output and assist with overall development of the business.

Main Duties

  • Delivery and management of fire engineering and fire safety design projects.
  • Working individually and as part of a team to win or deliver projects.
  • Provide management and supervision to the fire engineer team and report into our technical directors.
  • Preparation and delivery of fire safety training courses.
  • Communicate and promote core values throughout the company.
  • Line management responsibilities - you will be expected to engage and monitor employee performance and report performance reviews to directors.
  • Monitor project progress and manage deadlines efficiently.
  • Outward-facing role working directly with clients to fulfill their needs.
  • Ensure projects are suitably invoiced.
  • Promote and ensure technical excellence.
  • Attend client meetings/external meetings as required.
  • Facilitate and provide assistance with CPD events.
  • Represent the company on technical and policy steering groups/committees.
  • Engage with marketing initiatives and attend promotional events.
  • Provision of quality assurance and peer review services for company employees and associates/support ISO 9001.2015 QMS processes.

What we ask for

  • MSc Fire Engineering degree for 5 years, or BEng/BSc degree for 7 years.
  • FIFireE/FRM Accreditation.
  • Accredited with an appropriate 3rd party review scheme.
  • CEng/application in process.
  • Typically 5-10 years' experience in a consultancy or similar environment.
  • Extensive knowledge and experience of UK fire safety legislation and standards.
  • Extensive experience delivering fire engineered solutions for UK-based projects.
  • Development and implementation of fire strategies, projects and research initiatives.
  • Ability to work under pressure and deliver maximum results.
  • Excellent report writing and communication skills - be collaborative and engaging.
  • Ability to multi-task - you will be required to work on multiple projects concurrently, to tight deadlines.
  • Proven ability to work remotely both individually and as part of a team.
  • Proven ability to develop a network of clients and colleagues.
  • Understand and manage the scope and relevant programme constraints of projects.
  • Excellent time management.
  • Flexible and adaptable during company growth.


We offer 27 days holiday, plus bank holidays and right now are in the middle of a 12-month trial of the 9-Day Fortnight benefit - where you are gifted every second Friday off work. We also gift you the days between Christmas and NY off. You'll have a company credit card for expenses and will be immediately reimbursed for mileage. We're proud to be 100% flexible working, allowing you to work your hours in a way that suits you. You'll be based at our Melton Mowbray office but are welcome to use any of our other local offices. Your wellbeing is important to us so you'll have access to confidential 24/7 counselling, either over the phone or in person. Your spouse and your children (aged 16-24) may also make use of this free service. We offer a wide range of additional benefits to thank you for your hard work. These include: 

  • Private healthcare
  • Smart pension
  • Flexible working
  • Discount vouchers
  • Refer a friend bonus

About us

PartB is a specialist fire consultancy dedicated to fire safety design, fire risk management, forensic fire engineering and fire safety training. We provide specialist advice and support necessary to reduce risk and improve fire safety standards across the industry. Established in 2020, we've gone from strength to strength and now have more than 50 employees with a host of disciplines, specialisms and skillsets. We are forward-thinkers, focussed on making our industry perform better, more safely and more transparently. We believe in building an open, supportive workplace that promotes happiness and wellbeing.

What it's like to work here

At PartB we don’t do stuffy. We don’t do old school. And we don’t do regimented. We do a nice place to come to work, do your best and be rewarded. We’re committed to inclusivity and diversity, seeking the spark not the stereotype. Brilliance comes from different places and diversity makes us better.

PartB is an Equal Opportunities Employer. We believe the best work is done by having a diverse group of people working together. It's never our intention to discriminate on background, gender, belief, race, colour, age, disability or sexuality. Every candidate is assessed on their merits and suitability for the role. We believe in paying people what they are worth and we actively seek to create a culture of respect, wellbeing, understanding and kindness.

Richard, our Operations Director and Andy, PartB Wales MD
Principal or Associate Fire Engineer - Melton Mowbray
Full Time
Melton Mowbray
MSc Fire Engineering degree for 5 years, or BEng/BSc degree for 7 years/5-10 years consultancy experience
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Why PartB?

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Flexible Working

We trust our team so when we say flexible work we mean it. Family and wellbeing comes first.

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Generous Holidays

27 days holiday allowance, plus bank holidays, every other Friday off and the period between Christmas and New Year paid leave too.

9-Day Fortnight

We're trialling the 9DF: every other Friday off with no impact on your salary and no extra working hours expected.

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Company Credit Card

Immediate reimbursement for mileage - we don’t expect you to be out of pocket to do your job.

Mental Health Support

24/7 confidential support including in-person counselling for you, your spouse and your children aged 16-24, should you want it.

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Annual Bonus

We reward hard work, dedication and motivation with a bonus based on the company’s performance. Given at manager's discretion.

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Discount Vouchers

Free access to vouchers across a range of major brands including Starbucks, John Lewis, New Look and more.

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Electric Car Scheme

Save up to 40%, plus you’ll get a brand new car, charger, insurance, servicing, maintenance, breakdown and the first 5,000 miles free.

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Private Healthcare

Every member of our team has their own comprehensive, low excess, MHD (medical health disregarded) policy.

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At every stage of your career, we’ll provide professional mentoring, monthly CPD support delivered during work time, plus, we’ll fund professional memberships, including Chartership.

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