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We’re a lively and creative team of broad thinkers and problem solvers.

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.


Make contact with your local office, don’t be shy!



Our Current Openings


We are expanding our teams in Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne. Fire engineering roles for different levels of experience, including graduates, are available. 


The Role will include but not be limited to:

  • Building Code of Australia assessments, based on drawing review and site inspections;
  • Preparation of fee proposals;
  • Preparation 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;


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 fire engineering journey, send us send your CV for consideration and we’ll be in touch. 



  • Assessing structural systems exposed to fire through computational methods outlined in standards, research papers and proprietary software programs;
  • Attend site inspections and meetings with clients, project managers, design teams and approval authorities;
  • Provide and attend in-house and external technical sessions and seminars;
  • Coordinating with clients, consultants and enforcing agencies in relation to fire safety aspects of projects;
  • Maintaining organized project information and clear understanding of project tasks/schedule; and
  • Business development activities with prospective clients.


We are currently looking to fill engineering and BD roles in the US.

Contact us for the full role description for the following roles:

Business Development Manager

Responsible for the day-to-day activities of the business development strategy for Holmes Structures & Holmes Fire (US).  Accomplishes business development activities by researching and developing marketing opportunities.

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




Senior Fire Engineer

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.


We aren’t actively looking for new positions. We do always welcome you to send us your CV for us to review and keep on file for when positions do come available in the future.