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Principal Fire Safety Engineer
Leading role on a ground breaking building project

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Department: Victorian Building Authority
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Engineering
Classification: VPSG6
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/OPS/FSE1
Closing Date: 11-Nov-2018
Salary Range: $116,863 - $156,387
Job Duration: 12 Months
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Contact: Lisa Jessup
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Position Details
  • Do you want to be at the forefront of one of Australia's most ground breaking building projects?
  • Are you looking for a role that will be a project leader with scope to grow?
  • Do you want to LOVE going to work everyday?


At the VBA, we are breaking new ground with the Cladding Audit and Rectification Project, having been recently appointed to 43 rectification sites across Melbourne. Due to this exciting announcement, we are looking for Fire Safety Engineers from across Australia to join the Inspections team to lead the charge on this iconic project.

In the role you will be working in a diverse team to provide technical engineering advice and guidance to both government and relevant stakeholders on the outcomes of the audit and process towards rectification of the widespread use of combustible cladding. You will identify trends in the environment with a capacity for systematic thinking, ability to analyse information, data and situations, identify issues, translate policy, assess impacts and propose options and recommendations based on sound rationale.

This opportunity really does present a once in a generation opportunity to gain exposure to such an iconic project, and it is exclusively with the VBA. No other organisation can offer you such a rare, unique and career defining role.


Essential Criteria

  • Tertiary qualifications in Fire Engineering
  • At least 4 years of experience in a similar role with a building services focus
  • Current Victorian Drivers Licence
  • Strong stakeholder engagement and client liaison skills
  • Strong communication skills at all levels (Technical and non technical)
  • Ability to mentor and coach junior staff


If you are interested in this role please Apply now or contact Lisa Jessup, Talent Acquision Specialist on

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