Fire Engineer

Job Locations Saudi Arabia-Al Khobar
Experienced Engineering and Consulting


Since 1939, we have been at the leading edge of safety, security and risk-based engineering and consulting, serving the most complex global projects. In addition, we pride ourselves on driving code and standard development and adoption throughout the world across industries. We planted our roots with a commitment to earing your trust and protecting lives, property and reputation. Today, we continue to work at the forefront of the professional services industry in safety, security and risk-based science, engineering and consulting. Our company Purpose + Principles honor our past while looking to the future. The range of services we provide are how we achieve our Purpose: to make our world safe, secure and resilient. This Purpose and commitments within each of four Principles (People, Industry, Clients, Performance) reflect our company culture and how we serve our clients within the world we work and live today.


Jensen Hughes has a newly created position for an experienced Fire Protection Engineer preferably based in our Khobar, KSA location, however suitable candidates residing in any Middle East location are welcome to apply (in particular Qatar, UAE, Bahrain, Oman).  Qualified candidates must have Oil and Gas, Infrastructure and/or Industrial experience.  We are looking for highly motivated, passionate, experienced individuals with strong analytical and creative thinking skills to manage projects workload and people. This is a Client facing role and therefore a solid technical understanding along with excellent communication and organizational skills are a must. We are a leading fire protection consulting firm providing a range of professional services involving life safety, fire protection, security and mass notification on commercial, institutional, infrastructure and industrial projects for clients worldwide. We have recently secured HCIS license in KSA, and are preferably seeking suitably qualified candidates with HCIS experience. Qualified candidates will have experience and passion in Fire Protection System Design, Code and consulting and/or Performance Based Design.


As a member of our team you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Carry out Design work for HCIS clients in the following sectors: Petroleum, Electricity, Petrochemical, Water, Industrial Services, Communications, Mining, Gas, Civil Explosives, Chemical Manufacturing, Metal Manufacturing, Ports.
  • Attend Client meetings and Design meetings.
  • Prepare and present Technical Reports and presentations.
  • Deliver on Projects and manage and coordinate technical workloads.
  • Participate in a small amount of various levels of Business Development, including meetings and presentations with Clients and developing proposals.


As a member of our team you will have the following qualifications:

  • Technical Degree in Engineering (or equivalent) and related experience in code consulting, design of fire protection systems, fire alarm systems or similar.
  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience in Fire engineering
  • PE or Chartered Engineer highly desirable.
  • Experience with HCIS highly desirable.
  • Excellent report writing and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent communication skills including speaking and writing in English. Ability to present clear and technically sound fire protection engineering strategies.
  • Can work independently and as part of a team, enjoy professional challenges and wants to be an integral part of the long-term growth of Jensen Hughes.
  • Experience in the Middle East market is highly desirable.

Jensen Hughes is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.




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