Senior Fire Safety Engineer

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About Credwell

At Credwell, we solve our clients’ toughest challenges within Australia’s building regulation space every day – including large residential apartment buildings, major hospitals, infrastructure projects, historic buildings, commercial developments, large residential projects, and legal battles.

We offer specialist assessment services to ensure statutory compliance with building regulations and the National Construction Code (NCC) – and we do it with unrivalled precision, expertise, and attention to detail.

The Opportunity

As an Associate / Senior Fire Safety Engineer, you’ll contribute to a diverse range of consultancy services to our growing client base.

You’ll also work collaboratively with the Director and other members of the team, who will provide mentoring and growth opportunities to match your interests.

Credwell Fire Safety Engineers provide fire safety performance-based design and performance solution consultancy services to the construction industry.

This includes developing performance based fire engineering solutions to meet the Performance Requirements of the Building Code of Australia (BCA), as well as assisting other Credwell teams with fire safety related queries, assisting audits, and working with clients to increase levels of safety in constrained existing buildings.

Our Culture

Our team is our greatest asset. Our in-house experts include Registered Fire Safety Engineers, Accredited Building Surveyors, Sustainability Engineers, designers, legal experts and much more, backed by an incredibly professional support staff. We tailor our services and staffing to meet the needs of each client, company, and project.

We deliver projects that support your ambitions. From preconstruction to completion, our project managers provide the expertise and dedication to achieve each client’s vision for success.

The culture in the office is to use each member’s strengths to accomplish our targets. We want to apply those strengths to your work and help you achieve greater results and job satisfaction. We strongly believe in a work/home balance.


Credwell Fire Safety Engineers have the role of working with senior members of the team to provide technical advice in all matters relating to fire safety engineering, developing fire safety strategies, preparing and issuing inspection reports, liaising directly with clients, FRNSW and Certifiers and assisting our Building Surveyors in providing value engineering opportunities to our clients.

You will be working on a variety of projects from tendering stage (preparing fee proposals) to certification stage which includes site inspections of buildings under construction and existing buildings, meetings with clients and design teams as well as some administration tasks related to technical works.

You will have a direct input into the management of this area of the consultancy.


We are looking for someone with some or all of the following:

  • A Current Accredited Fire Safety accreditation
  • A minimum of five years’ experience in a similar role.
  • Preparation of Fire Engineering Briefs and Reports, Performance Solutions, etc.
  • High level understanding of the Australian Standards for systems such as fire hydrants, sprinklers, and smoke detection.
  • Experience in negotiating with Building Regulatory Authorities.
  • Strong communication and report writing skills.

Salary Package

We envisage an extremely competitive salary package that includes a bonus structure that is the envy of our industry. We are looking for the best in our industry. Also on offer is a 9-day fortnight plus an extra 5 days of bonus leave per year on top of the normal 20 days. That’s a total of 51 days off per year.

51 days off per year

There are many other additional benefits to working with us that we are happy to discuss on interview.

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