Job Details

Engineer Plus – All Grades | Bristol


Role overview

As a Tenos Engineer you be involved in a wide variety of fire engineering projects and have the opportunity to build your project and people management skillset and develop specialisms in line with your interests.

You will be working with Chartered Engineers to generate and evaluate innovative fire solution strategies for prominent clients. You will manage project-delivery, liaise with clients and enforcing authorities and prepare tenders for fire consultancy. You will have the opportunity to mentor less experienced engineers to help them develop their skills and knowledge as well as focusing on developing your own to achieve chartered engineer status.

Reporting to:

  • Principle Engineer or above

Responsible for:

  • Self and Mentee

Mentored by:

  • Senior Engineer or above

Liaises with:

  • External: Clients and client design team, enforcing authorities
  • Internal: People and Planning Manager, directors, managers and technical colleagues

Essential Skills and Experience

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in the fire safety engineering field or relevant engineering discipline (such as building services or structural engineering)
  • Mentoring experience
  • Project and/or line management experience

Key Responsibilities

  • Full project cycle management of own projects with technical document support from Principal Engineer/Director
  • Writing fee proposals
  • Financial management of projects
  • Graduate mentor
  • CPD
  • Undertakes shadow reviews of graduate and engineer technical documents
  • People management skills development
  • Manage time responsibly
  • Adapt and be flexible to the needs of the business
  • Ensure your own well-being
  • Comply with the IFEs Code of Professional Conduct
  • Work within Tenos quality control standards and procedures

Tenos Competencies

Technical Development and Implementation

  • Demonstrates full understanding of Tenos Competency Framework and Performance Management systems
  • Leads R&D Projects
  • Commits to further learning within specialist area
  • Knows limits of professional competency

Commercial Development and Implementation

  • Gains a thorough understanding of client needs through discussion, understanding and research
  • Does not accept anything less than the prescribed solution
  • Comfortable in querying and challenging client needs to ensure best practice and compliant solutions
  • Explains the ‘truth’ to clients in positive terms
  • Is able to say ‘no’ without damaging the client relationship
  • Suggests ways to improve efficiency and profitability
  • Understands the constraints laid down by clients’ terms of business and make recommendations based on these
  • Copes with the un-ideal, identifies barriers to success and proposes work arounds
  • Understands and demonstrates project management

Team Development and Implementation

  • Shares good ideas
  • Uses language appropriate to level of colleagues’ understanding
  • Demonstrates coaching and mentoring skills, behaviours and attitudes that support and encourage Graduate progression
  • Keeps a close eye on junior colleagues to ensure they have the guidance and support they need
  • Manages project team positively

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Engineer Plus – All Grades | Bristol


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