Fire Services

Are you a Fire Services Engineer seeking your next challenge? We are looking for fire protection engineers in VIC, NSW, and QLD. This role offers you the opportunity to advance your career and develop professionally in a highly-regarded national engineering consultancy dedicated to excellence.

Why work with us

With over four decades of experience, WSce excels in civil, water, hydraulic, and fire protection engineering. Our strength lies in our people and their expertise, combining strategic advice and technical design to exceed project expectations.

Operating from offices in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, and Canberra, we work on large, complex developments for private, institutional, and government clients.

We take pride in our philanthropic efforts and community engagement, making your work meaningful beyond the office.

We understand that success is not only about delivering outstanding results but also about having fun along the way. We are always on the lookout for the right kind of people to join our team – people who love what they do, do it unbelievably well, and are driven to succeed. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering diversity.

The role

As a Fire Services Engineer at WSce, you will independently produce high quality design solutions for clients on small scale project assignments and provide technical input to senior engineers as part of complex projects, ensuring precise and comprehensive technical outputs.

You’ll work with a team that sets the benchmark, redefines possibilities, embraces innovation and exceeds expectations.


Role specifics
  • Independently produce high-quality design solutions for clients on small-scale projects and provide technical input to senior staff on complex projects.
  • Understand, interpret, and meet design requirements from client scope documents and project briefs.
  • Produce timely and accurate technical drawings, calculations, and clear design reports consistent with internal standards, ISO9001, and applicable legislation.
  • Research and validate design solutions, ensuring detailed and accurate information for clients.
  • Create tests to verify the effectiveness of design solutions and conduct peer reviews.
  • Analyse existing designs to find faults or improve performance and efficiency, proposing suitable remediations.
  • Provide accurate, thorough, and timely handover documentation to construction team members and remain available to interpret design recommendations.
  • Attend site inspections, review contractors’ work, and prepare site inspection reports.
  • Review contractors’ shop drawings and RFIs, collaborating with the project team to troubleshoot issues.
  • Accurately input data into project management, time recording, and financial systems, maintaining regular status reporting on deliverables and suggesting resolutions for flagged issues.
  • Work within project budget and delivery timeframes, proactively identifying risks to delivery, scope creep, or design brief variations.
  • Keep detailed records of all input data informing design decisions, ensuring a well-documented decision-making process.
  • Maintain all internal records up to date, including performance tracking tools, training records, goal progression, and career advancement.

About You

As a Fire Services Engineer, you bring solid fire protection design experience, strong project management skills, and thorough technical expertise.

Ideal Skills & Qualifications

  • Minimum of a Diploma in Engineering; Bachelor’s or Master’s in Engineering or equivalent highly regarded.
  • At least 3 years of engineering experience, preferably in a consulting environment.
  • Sound knowledge of engineering principles and ability to propose design solutions for various client needs.
  • Recognised as a team player with strong organisational skills and clear communication.
  • Demonstrated ability to problem-solve by accurately evaluating various data sources and making informed decisions.
  • Solid project management skills, capable of delivering within time, cost, and quality parameters.
  • Ability to build and leverage effective relationships.

What You'll Get in Return

We offer an inclusive and vibrant office culture, focused on supporting and developing our employees with in-house training and mentorship.

Company benefits include:

  • Opportunity to work on some of Australia’s most innovative projects.
  • Hybrid working conditions and flexible start/finish time.
  • Modern offices in central locations.
  • Paid parental leave.
  • Bonus schemes and equity incentives.
  • Annual salary reviews and regular feedback.
  • Structured training for professional development.
  • Employee assistance programs to support employee well-being.
  • Quarterly team-building events.
  • Regular social events.


If you’re interested in applying for this role, send us a confidential application, along with your resume and cover letter. Applicants must have the right to live and work in Australia.

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