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We create a welcoming workplace, collaborating knowledge and encouraging initiative to foster your career growth.



Make Holmes Fire part of your career journey.

Can’t see a position that fits you? Our team is always evolving and if our story resonates with you, we want to hear from you.

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Our Current Openings

Working for Holmes is more than a job, we pride ourselves on our great culture and that starts with great people. If this sounds like the next step in your career, send us your CV for consideration and we will be in touch. 

Our vision at Holmes is to be more representative of the communities we serve—and the places we live and work. Holmes people are encouraged to dream big and empowered to achieve their goals in an environment where we recognise and value diversity. Our commitment is to provide all of our great people equal support and equal opportunity to thrive, grow and develop.


We are looking for an entry-level fire engineer to join our team based in Sydney. Get in touch if you are currently studying, about to start or have recently graduated from a fire safety engineering degree and want to take the first step in your fire engineering career. 

The Role will provide training that includes, but is not limited to, Building Code of Australia assessments, preparation of fee proposals and associated project management, delivery of fire engineering performance-based design solutions, for new and existing buildings from a range of sectors, utilising various tools, programs and assessment methods.

You will also receive training and real-life experience conducting business development activities and client relationship management that will help you develop your skills as a consultant.

Contact us for further information about the role and its requirements.

We are always looking for engineers to join our technical teams in Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne. Fire engineering roles are available for different levels of experience. 

The Role will include but not be limited to Building Code of Australia assessments, preparation of fee proposals and associated project management, delivery of fire engineering performance-based design solutions, for new and existing buildings, utilising:

  • Qualitative and quantitative egress assessments;
  • Qualitative and quantitative fire and smoke spread assessments;
  • Radiant heat calculations; and
  • Smoke modelling;
  • Performing computer modelling of fire and smoke using Fire Dynamics Simulator (NIST);
  • Performing computer modelling of occupant emergency evacuation using spreadsheet calculations, Simulex, Evacnet, Pathfinder, and similar evacuation models;

Project Management duties will include attending site inspections and meetings with design teams and approval authorities, Coordinating with project stakeholders in relation to fire safety aspects of projects. Organised project information, task and account management is expected from the desired candidate.

Business development activities and client relationship management with prospective clients.

Contact us for the full role description.


We are currently looking to grow our Californian team. Fire Engineering roles are available in our Los Angeles office. Contact us for the full role description.

Provide senior technical support to a team of engineers and technical subject matter experts focusing on fire protection and life safety.  Prepare building and fire code consulting and analysis reports, and engineering analyses specific to fire protection, life safety, and risk.

Contribute to the technical development of the office, business development, marketing initiatives, project scoping and management, and general engineering of deliverables. Mentor and train the professional staff of engineers, and engage in peer review of technical documents prepared by other companies and advancement of the profession through local body affiliations.

The role will include responsibilities related to Strategic Planning, Leadership, Customer and Market Focus, Program Management as well as Business and Financial Results.

Contact us for the full role description.


We are looking for a mid-level Fire Engineer with 3-7 years of experience to join our Central team based in Wellington.

Your role will be to undertake performance and prescriptive based fire engineering design covering all aspects of fire safety including fire and smoke modelling, egress analysis, suppression, alarm and detection, external fire spread and fire safety management.  Ideally, you’ll have VM2 and FDS modelling experience.

This is a great opportunity to become an integral part of our dynamic team. We offer interesting and challenging work, and a great company culture, and work/life balance.

If you’ve got the experience we’re looking for, a deep love of quality fire engineering, and the personality and determination to deliver some of New Zealand’s most exciting and innovative structures then please get in touch here – specifying Wellington in the subject line.

Due to current border restrictions, to apply for this vacancy you must either currently reside in New Zealand or if currently off shore, be a New Zealand citizen, permanent resident or resident with valid travel conditions.