Graduate Opportunities

Graduating or looking for that great opportunity?


We’d love to hear from you if you are about to graduate, or have recently finished university…wherever you may be based in the UK.

Whether you are in Scotland, the North West, London or the South West, our regional teams give each graduate the potential to become a technical leader in our field. We expose you to projects which are at the leading edge of fire engineering.

With teams currently working on projects from London to Manchester, Spain and Antarctica, we partner with the most creative architects, leading researchers, developers and contractors to deliver the most progressive projects.

Our ambitious team is made of great problem solvers and communicators, people who have joined us based on the opportunities we provide – affording them the chance to learn and grow on the job. Even without prior experience of the fire industry, we develop your skills and support you to work on pioneering construction projects all over the world.

We believe that diversity, experience and different mindsets brings a fresh perspective to every working challenge, so we make sure that everyone in the team is able to do their job well, whatever their needs, circumstances and background.

We are a friendly bunch. We enjoy working together and building relationships based on common interests and fun - being ourselves is an important part of the business and because of this we value the importance of a work-life balance by encouraging flexible working.  

With special extras, such as an additional day’s leave for your birthday plus providing support to  individuals who wish to undertake voluntary work each year, we are proud of the sustainable business that we have built together over the past three years.

Working at OFR has allowed me to develop my skills whilst working with industry experts. I was fortunate enough to work and study, applying what I was learning at University to real live projects.

It’s been a great place to start my career as even at graduate level you are treated as a valuable member of the team and continuously supported on a daily basis. The culture and work life balance offered at OFR was a huge attraction along with opportunities to undertake voluntary work.
— Greg Miller studied Fire Risk Engineering at Glasgow Caledonian University and graduated in June 2019

“Working with OFR has enabled me to explore the multifarious world of fire engineering with leading experts in every field. I couldn’t have asked for a better start to my career – the company fosters learning and genuinely caters to different skill sets and personality types.”
— Kieran Watson graduated in 2018 from Edinburgh University

“It’s been fantastic working at OFR because as a graduate engineer, I’ve been given great support and guidance to learn, to grow and thrive.

“During my first year working at OFR, I’ve been involved on projects across a wide range of sectors and have experienced exciting new opportunities and challenges.

“The OFR team has an enormous amount of knowledge in fire engineering, no matter what my questions are, I can always find an expert in the company.

“Lastly, it is genuinely enjoyable working with a team of lovely people that I can have many good laughs with every day. The company culture is great – we work hard together and then we have fun together!”
— Ruoxi Shi graduated with a PhD in Structural Fire Engineering from The University of Sheffield in 2017.