Lead Fire Engineer

Team Leader

Queenstown, Dunedin and/or Invercargill

Queenstown, Dunedin or Invercargill

Why TMCo

Come and be part of the multi-award winning TMCo team. The culture is fantastic and very supportive – a culture that has been borne from our small roots ten years ago and despite growth to 75 staff, remains agile, positive, flexible, fun and collaborative. You will find agility in the way TMCo operates without the cumbersome bureaucracy and corporate structure that comes with multi-national firms.

As a multi-discipline company, we are at the forefront of energy efficiency, NABERSNZ and Green Star projects across almost all building sectors – you name it, we’ve done it.

**If you want post-COVID stability with a very strong nationwide workload of $1bn+ annually and job security, then this is the role for you.**

You will have great communication skills and a friendly, easy-going personality.

You will be involved in a wide variety of work including commercial, retail, government, hospitality, education, aged care, high-end residential, industrial projects, etc., from project conception through to completion. Your key responsibilities will consist of being the local fire team leader, engineering design, networking and marketing, establishing and maintaining relationships, meeting with clients and onsite observation.

Salaries are very competitive. We pay by the hour with a minimum 37.5 hour full time work week. This means overtime gets paid. The base 37.5 hour salary is at least at the upper quartile of ACENZ total package salaries of 2020 and on top of  this you have overtime and bonus(es) plus surgical insurance covered and a huge TMCo paid social calendar. We expect you to have fun at work and to be well paid. If you’re happy, we’re happy and our fantastic clients are happy.

We place huge value on our staff and culture and have a fun and supportive environment.


  • Excellent remuneration including overtime, bonus(es) and medical care.
  • Friendly work environment with flexible hours
  • Training and professional memberships are fully supported
  • Mentoring and professional development
  • Interesting projects
  • Fantastic and regular social events/trips paid for by TMCo

Job description

We are looking for a motivated, experienced senior fire engineer to join our dynamic office – to create and lead the local fire engineering team. If preferable for the southern region, we can facilitate a new office in Dunedin or Invercargill instead as we have a large number of major projects in these locations.

Candidate profile

  • CMEngNZ (Fire)
  • Significant NZ experience
  • Well developed communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong relational skills
  • Experience monitoring construction and contractor supervision

How to apply

Please contact mikeb@tmco.co.nz to find out how you can be part of this multi-award winning team working on some of NZ’s highest tech and leading edge projects.

Non-negotiable points:

  • At the time of application, you must have the right to work in NZ (international candidates without current visas will not be considered.