Element Materials Technology

Fire assessment engineer

Job Locations AU-VI-Melbourne | AU-Canberra | AU-NS-Sydney | AU-WA-Perth


Warringtonfire Australia has an exciting opportunity for a graduate Fire assessment engineer to join our growing team! You'll enjoy a comprehensive benefits package and access to professional development opportunities through Element Academy - our virtual place of learning designed to support your career aspirations. We also offer support for higher education, so you can continue to expand your knowledge and skills.

Warringtonfire is one of the fastest-growing organisations within the Testing, Inspection & Certification sector. We exist to ensure that the materials, products, and processes we test, inspect, and certify for our clients in the construction, marine, aviation, and rail industries are always safe, compliant, and fit for purpose. As a graduate fire assessment engineer, you'll have the unique opportunity to work closely with qualified professionals, gaining hands-on experience in a dynamic and challenging environment. Through your work, you'll gain exposure to a range of disciplines within the fire industry, including building materials, materials science, product installation, engineering, construction, product certification, and fire-related product development.



  • Prepare technical engineering reports in relation to the fire performance of products, designs, and elements of construction
  • Plan test programmes in liaison with clients and the relevant testing departments
  • Work with the manager, colleagues, and team to increase knowledge of roles, standards, and the service provided by all; put effort into improving technical and decision-making skills for yourself and the team
  • Assist in scoping and preparation of formal quotes
  • Maintain a consistent technical approach to assessments with other Warringtonfire technical teams globally

Skills / Qualifications

  • Engineering background with AQF level 7 (bachelor degree) or higher
  • Professional qualification in structural engineering is preferred
  • Able to read and understand technical drawings
  • Keen interest in all aspects of fire safety
  • Current (recent) knowledge of conducting, witnessing, and/or analysing test data, including mode of failure analysis
  • Knowledge of or familiarity with relevant local and international fire standards is preferred
  • Strong written and verbal communication and technical report writing

Benefits of working at Element

  • 5 weeks of annual leave
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Free onsite refreshments / monthly theme lunch
  • Recommend a friend bonus
  • Perkbox discount scheme
    To apply please email au.careers@warringtonfire.com

Company Overview

Element is one of the fastest growing testing, inspection and certification businesses in the world. Globally we have more than 7,500 brilliant minds operating from 200 sites across 30 countries. Together we share an ambitious purpose to ‘Make tomorrow safer than today’.


When failure in use is not an option, we help customers make certain that their products, materials, processes and services are safe, compliant and fit for purpose. From early R&D, through complex regulatory approvals and into production, our global laboratory network of scientists, engineers, and technologists support customers to achieve assurance over product quality, sustainable outcomes, and market access.


While we are proud of our global reach, working at Element feels like being part of a smaller company. We empower you to take charge of your career, and reward excellence and integrity with growth and development.


Industries across the world depend on our care, attention to detail and the absolute accuracy of our work. The role we have to play in creating a safer world is much bigger than our organization.

Diversity Statement

At Element, we always take pride in putting our people first. We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes diversity and inclusion as fundamental to our Vision of becoming “the world’s most trusted testing partner”.


All suitably qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective work related criteria and without regard for the following: age, disability, ethnic origin, gender, marital status, race, religion, responsibility of dependents, sexual orientation, or gender identity or other characteristics in accordance with the applicable governing laws or other characteristics in accordance with the applicable governing laws.


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