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Fire Safety Engineer - Nuclear

Brussels - ENGIE Tower
Skilled (3 < Experience < 15 years)
Ref: NUC00000879


Engineer your positive impact

Tractebel is a global community of 5000 imaginative experts engineering a carbon-neutral future. Through our game-changing solutions for complex energy, urban, nuclear and water projects, we help our clients create a positive impact towards a sustainable world, where people, planet and profit collectively thrive. 


Work environment 

The HVAC & Fire Competence Center, is in charge of the following activities:

-Feasibility studies, design studies, modification studies of Fire Safety installations.
-Diagnoses and audits of Fire Safety installations.
-Modeling of Fire water supply system, Fire Hazard Analysis (FHA) based on calculation & simulation tools, modeling of Fires in confined spaces.
-Tools development and integration.
-Expertise in Fire prevention, fire detection and fire suppression provisions and their side effects (e.g. flooding)
-Operations & Maintenance support for Fire Safety equipment.
-Design specifications and procurement.
-Implementation & start-up of Fire Safety equipment follow-up.
-Contract management.



As member of a team, in charge of the following activities in close relation with the Project Managers, the Fire Experts and the Client:

  • Realize feasibility studies, design studies, modification studies of Fire Safety installations following applicable regulations and standards;
  • Realize diagnostics and audits of Fire Safety installations;
  • Lead Fire risk analysis following applicable regulations and standards or in house methodologies;
  • Lead analysis following applicable methods and determine suitable and pragmatic recommendations that cope with the Project and Client’s objectives/constraints;
  • Realize Fire risk analysis by the definition of the scenario and assumptions, choice of the correct model, collection and implementation of the data into the model, calculations, analysis of the results, drafting the synthesis;
  • Validate the coherence between the required and existing fire protection/detection means;
  • Include requirements from other competence centers, project safety referential, unit safety report, insurer, codes, norms, standards and regulations;
  • Check study compliance with on-site situation (walk-downs), include the Return of Experience and draft the reports (high quality level);
  • Determine and recommend suitable on site adaptations (protection/detection means);
  • Present and share analysis with the Client;
  • Manage interfaces and ensure an efficient communication between the different stakeholders;
  • Follow-up of sub-contracted studies/simulations;
  • Ensure budget, planning and scope of the studies are compliant with the project requirements;
  • Assist the Project Manager and the Client in meetings and technical discussions with the Safety Authorities.
  • Purchase of Fire protection equipment and services. 
  • Preparation of Call For Tender : Technical Requisition File, Design Review with the Client, Draft Purchase Order, sourcing strategy. 
  • Launch the Call For Tenders and review of the supplier’s bids. 
  • Perform the technical clarifications/bid alignment, and support the procurement stakeholders during the commercial negotiations with the suppliers. 
  • Award Purchase Order. 
  • Contract Management : Follow-up of the contractor’s activities including associated reporting: review studies, manufacturing inclose cooperation with the quality monitoring stakeholders and with the Client, installation on site and start-up, follow-up of the payment schedule and prospective Variation Order. 
  • Lead the contract closure activities: Provisional Acceptance, Punch List, Contractor’s evaluation, After Action Review and Return of Experience. 


The mission will take place in the Netherlands and/or Belgium

What we offer

Every day with Tractebel is your chance to make the world more resilient, livable, energised and ultimately more sustainable. To shape and enhance the lives of millions of people. To apply your talent in multidisciplinary teams with boundless creativity. To learn and grow with world-class experts at your side. To leave a game-changing engineering legacy you can be proud of in your community and communities around the world.

sustainable and social impact

Accelerate the transition to a carbon-neutral future for people and the planet we all share.

imaginative expertise

Work alongside experts who imaginatively challenge convention in the search for solutions.

caring community

Join a community where you’re genuinely valued and appreciated with leaders who champion you to success.

grow as we grow

Benefit from continuous opportunities for learning and professional growth within ENGIE group.

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What we need
  • You have a degree in Engineering with at least 6 years of professional experience as fire safety engineer
  • Good language skills: Dutch or French and English;
  • Good computer and data process skills;
  • Ability to draft reports, technical papers and synthesis documents;
  • Inquiring and critical mind, dynamic, rigorous, pragmatic, team-player;
  • Capacity to assume responsibilities, to take initiative, coach/follow-up people if needed and able to work autonomously;
  • Team player and capacity to develop personal contacts, good listener and communicator;

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Fire Safety Engineer - Nuclear