About LWF

LWF was established in 1986 and has serviced in excess of 6,000 fire engineering and fire risk management projects to date including the Palace of Westminster, the British Museum and Eton College.

We have worked on fire engineering projects and fire risk assessments in a wide variety of sectors and invite you to view our list of clients and look in more detail at our projects and case studies.

LWF approaches each custom project with a high level of professionalism and creativity to offer you the highest standards of fire safety design.

Please call 0800 410 1130 to make an appointment or to discuss your requirements.

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Latest Blog Posts

Category: Healthcare

Fire Safety for Healthcare Premises- Preparing for a Fire Emergency – Part 111

In LWF’s blog series for healthcare professionals, our aim is to give information on best practice of fire safety in hospitals and other healthcare premises. In part 110, LWF looked at the considerations that managers of specific areas must undertake when developing an emergency evacuation plan. In part 111, we will continue discussing the relevant… View Article

Category: Facilities Management

Fire Safety for Facilities Management Personnel – Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 – Part 29

Lawrence Webster Forrest (LWF) is a specialist fire engineering and fire risk management consultancy whose aim is to give information on best practice in fire safety for facilities management personnel through this blog series. In part 28, LWF began to look at means of escape as per the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005. In… View Article

Category: Fire Engineering

Fire Engineering Design and Risk Assessment – Fire Safety Management – Part 12

In LWF’s Fire Engineering blog series for Architects and others involved in building design, we have been looking at the activities of a company which can be classed as fire safety management. In part 11, we considered the operational records that should be contained within the second part of the fire safety manual. In part… View Article

Category: Cladding

Fire Safety for Healthcare Premises – Cavity Barriers – Part 42

In LWF’s blog series for healthcare professionals, the aim is to give information on best practice of fire safety in hospitals and other healthcare premises. In part 41 of this series, we looked at the use of ventilation systems in healthcare venues and how this differs in a fire situation to most other types of… View Article

Category: Passive Fire Protection

Passive fire protection for Building Professionals – Introduction – Part 1

In LWF’s blog series on passive fire protection for building professionals and contractors and those with an interest in structural fire protection issues, we aim to give an overview of the important role passive protection plays in the overall fire safety provision of a building. In part 1, our introduction will outline the basics of… View Article

Category: Blog posts

Passive fire protection for Building Professionals – Introduction – Part 1

In LWF’s blog series on passive fire protection for building professionals and contractors and those with an interest in structural fire protection issues, we aim to give an overview of the important role passive protection plays in the overall fire safety provision of a building. In part 1, our introduction will outline the basics of… View Article

Category: Blog posts

Passive fire protection for Building Professionals – Introduction – Part 1

In LWF’s blog series on passive fire protection for building professionals and contractors and those with an interest in structural fire protection issues, we aim to give an overview of the important role passive protection plays in the overall fire safety provision of a building. In part 1, our introduction will outline the basics of… View Article

Recruitment

LWF are a leading consultancy specialising in fire safety engineering and other related engineering disciplines and are always interested in receiving C.V.’s from personnel with relevant experience. Please contact us if you are interested in working for LWF.

Junior Technician

  • Permanent position – 0900 – 17.30
  • Salary £12,000.00 – £14,000.00 per annum
  • 25 days per annum annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Full training provided

This is a fantastic opportunity for a young ambitious individual to join a leading independent
Fire Engineering & Fire Risk Management Consultancy based in Kenley, Surrey.

Working alongside our Fire Engineers and Fire Surveyor you will be responsible for assisting
collating documents and producing fire strategy drawings for inclusion in clients reports.

For the right individual training will be provided in Computer Aided Design (using the latest AutoCAD Software). Training will also be provided to allow you to develop an understanding of fire

Ideally ‘A’ Level or BTEC qualifications are required, however you must have a good grade in Maths, English & DT at GCSE. You must also have:

  • A good understanding of computer technology and keyboard skills (inc MS Office).
  • Demonstrate an ability to multi task and adhere to deadlines.
  • Show good attention to detail.
  • Knowledge of technical drawing or similar would be advantageous.
  • Have an understanding and eye for presentation.
  • Have excellent communication skills – written and spoken.
  • Demonstrate a willingness to learn progress and advance.
  • Demonstrate good time keeping

If interested apply in writing, attaching CV to fire@lwf.co.uk

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