​​​​​​​​​​​​​The Opportunity

  • Exposure to all areas of the NDY business and part of Tetra Tech, a Global NASDAQ listed company
  • The successful candidate will be entitled to NDY Employee Benefits

The Company

  • Global Consulting Firm
  • Team Environment

Norman Disney & Young (a Tetra Tech Company) is a leading firm of consulting engineers with a global presence.  Norman Disney & Young (NDY) works collaboratively with clients and design professionals on iconic projects in diverse and challenging fields. A career at NDY offers many opportunities. Our people are the key to our success and that’s why we present you with challenging career opportunities on a range of exciting projects. We recognise, value and support talent, so you’ll be inspired to create ideas, share solutions and deliver meaningful outcomes that will make a real difference to our clients and our communities.

NDY is committed to building and maintaining a diverse and inclusive culture representative of the communities we serve.  NDY is a recognised employer of choice for gender equality and advocates for LGBTQIA+ inclusion and reconciliation.  We therefore strongly encourage applications from women, Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander candidates, and people from diverse cultures and backgrounds.

NDY embraces flexible working and welcome a discussion about your individual needs.

​​​​​The Position

  • Competent at designing and documenting systems through concept, design development and detailed documentation phases
  • We are looking for a Fire Protection Engineer to join our growing team in Perth
  • Competent at designing and documenting systems through concept, design development and detailed documentation phases
  • Provide fire protection design expertise on single and multi-disciplinary projects.
  • Assist Project Leader responsible for the firm’s overall involvement on the project and the administration of design interface between disciplines. Disciplines may include: Communications, Security, Lifts, Mechanical, Electrical, Fire Protection, Hydraulics, NDY Light, ESD, Fire Engineering and Acoustics
  • Review technical submissions by Contractors and Sub-Contractors and the quality of construction against the specified requirements
  • Identify and engage clients and key stakeholders, ensuring that expectations are known, managed and fulfilled, within program and project constraints. Liaise with Contractors and Sub-Contractors to address construction
  • Ensure clients’ requirements, deliverables and level of documentation is clearly defined with sufficient pre-notification.


Ideally you will have:

  • Minimum 3 years engineering experience across the full project lifecycle and responsibility for delivering projects
  • Experience working within the building services sector utilising Australian building codes and standards
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate information of a complex nature both verbally and in writing with all stakeholders across multiple disciplines including colleagues and clients
  • Ability to exercise well-developed problem-solving skills and use substantial initiative and judgement to work independently to meet objectives
  • Well-developed problem-solving skills.

You offer:

You will use your experience and technical ability to manage delivery of fire protection designs within single and multi-discipline projects. Complete engineering analysis and design of Fire Protection Systems as well as liaise with clients, contractors and other project stakeholders. You will apply the latest technologies to our ever-expanding workload of building services. You will verify design work carried out in the business and provide mentoring, coaching and training to less experienced engineers and project co-ordinators.

As a confident communicator who is articulate and confident in developing new and existing relationships, you will be working with like-minded individuals who are flexible in their approach to challenges, motivated and share the ability to think laterally in delivering smart technical solutions to our clients.

Training and Development

NDY has a strong focus on the development of our staff and training will be a key element of this development whether on internal or external training courses.  We will develop a career plan for each staff member that will focus on core elements of your role to provide you with a clear progression in your career path.

Additionally, the successful candidate will be involved in a wide range of projects from Healthcare facilities through to commercial office developments and retail developments, both as new build and refurbishments.

Additional Information

  • You will only be contacted if you are shortlisted for an interview, this process can take up to four weeks from the closing date
  • This position is available only to permanent Australian residents or applicants who hold the relevant Visa with authority to work in Australia. Please ensure this information is clearly stated on your application
  • Find out more about working for NDY at ndy.com/careers


For a confidential discussion about this position, you may apply by submitting your CV and covering letter to careers@ndy.com.

Please put Fire Protection Engineer – Perth” as the email subject title.