Senior Fire Protection Designer / Engineer

Location: North Sydney

Reference: SFIR0619

Take this opportunity to utilise your experience at a client focused, team centred consultancy. BSE offers a fantastic environment to contribute, develop and apply your knowledge. With local experience, you have an exceptional design understanding, are team and delivery focused, and have a positive attitude and passion for fire protection.

About you

  • 6+ years’ experience as a fire protection designer in building services

  • Capacity to complete design and analysis of fire protection systems (sprinklers, hydrants, detection and alarm systems)  

  • Clear applied knowledge of local building codes and standards (BCA, NFPA and Australian Standards for fire sprinkler systems, fire hydrant systems, fire detection and alarm systems, compliance with local fire brigades)

  • Can complete designs, spatials, calculations, modelling, specifications and reports

  • Capable of project leading and is able to assist with training of junior staff members

  • Are a team player with excellent communication skills, especially client facing

  • Use latest technology – REVIT/ CAD, Hyena, Microsoft suite, Bluebeam

  • Provide innovative design solutions

  • Attention to detail, ability to manage time and conflicting priorities

Role specifics

  • Fire protection design and documentation to scope expectations

  • Calculations, return briefs and reports

  • Client/ design meetings and site inspections

  • Satisfy codes, standards, project and quality requirements

  • Attend and accurately record client meetings/site inspections

  • Project manage multi-disciplinary design and documentation projects

About us

Building Services Engineers is a dynamic, client focused professional engineering firm with an established reputation for delivering a diverse range of projects across commercial, residential, aged care and government sectors (to name a few). Through our client focused, enthusiastic and result orientated approach to building services, BSE are able to provide to our clients a partnering experience unlike the traditional engineering consultancies. Learn more about us at

Our commitment is to provide a positive, inclusive and passionate workforce, where you can develop and grow your knowledge and be recognised in your contribution to great project outcomes.

To apply

  • Provide a CV and cover letter demonstrating your suitability

  • Reference SFIR0619 in your cover letter

  • Apply by emailing directly

For a confidential discussion please contact Jessica Chesser, 02 8069 5234.