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Fire Engineer (Client Side - N490)

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NUVIA is a branch of VINCI, the world's largest integrated concessions and construction group. NUVIA is more specifically the nuclear entity of the VINCI Group and is involved in the entire life cycle of nuclear facilities, from new build to decommissioning, maintenance and operation.

NUVIA is constantly growing, with more than 2700 employees worldwide. On average, 100 men and women join us every year. Now, more than ever, we are looking for new talent to support the group's growth.  

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Fire Engineer (Client Side - N490)

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Hybrid (telework possible)

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Fire Engineer

Location: Bristol

Hybrid working: 3 days office, 2 days at home



NUVIA UK's Technical Services & Consulting department is fast growing with hybrid opportunities available up and down the country. We're striving to create a multidisciplinary team to offer our clients the best range of talent.                                                             

We are looking for a permanent Fire Engineer to support on a project for Hinkley Point. Supporting one of our key clients, you will act as the face of Nuvia throughout the project. Activities to be carried out as part of the service include identification of risks and fire protection.




Identification of risks: Using the 3D model, calculation methodologies and fire requirements issued by the architect engineer or the client:

  • Analyse the 3D model and identifies the various combustible materials present in each area.
  • Performs temperature change calculations over time for a simulated fire (modelling of various situations using the MAGIC software).
  • Studies the risk of damage to certain systems (functional redundancy).
  • Monitors and includes in the models the changes issued by all the engineering teams (change of positioning of cable trays, electrical cabinets, ventilation ducts, etc.)


Fire protection:

  • Recommends protection solutions to prevent an outbreak of fire or to make it improbable.
  • Divides all buildings into zones for fire protection purposes.
  • Recommends fire detection and firefighting methods for the quickest possible detection and response.
  • Perform fire protection calculation using specific software.


Qualifications and Experience:

  • Engineer qualified to degree level or equivalent specializing in safety and/or fire protection technologies.
  • Knowledge of technical codes for fires.
  • Experience and knowledge of UK Fire Regulations including BS9999 is preferable.
  • Calculations relating to fire protection and ability to work with calculation tools.
  • Ability to propose fire protection and detection solutions.

Why us?

Employee Staff Benefits:

  • 8.5% Pension Contribution & Life Assurance
  • Private Medical Scheme*
  • Employee Share Scheme
  • 18 Weeks Full Maternity Pay* (+21w SMP)
  • 25 days holiday (increasing to 28 days after 5 years’ service, 31 days after 10 years’ service)
  • Option to buy, sell and carry over up to 5 days annual leave per year
  • In partnership with trade unions
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Personal Development & Further Education Support
  • Long Service & Recognition Awards
  • Fantastic Employee Discounts
  • Free Employee Assistance Programme
    *After 1 year of service.


Join NUVIA as a Fire Engineer!


Nuvia - a subsidiary of VINCI construction - is an international company that operates across highly regulated sectors including Civil Nuclear and has a strong presence and history of delivery at nuclear sites in the UK and internationally.

Nuvia is a performance-driven company that is committed to the development of its people within a culture of safety, innovation, and excellence. 

Nuvia UK is committed towards equality in employment.

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Minimum education required

Bachelor's degree

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Europe, United Kingdom, England

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