Fire Risk Assessor

Job Title: Fire Risk Assessor
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £48000 - £53250.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Start Date: ASAP
REF: BBBH28424
Contact Name: Gemma Dickinson
Contact Email:
Job Published: 7 months ago

An opportunity has arisen for an experienced Fire professional to join a housing association with over 6000 properties in London and surrounding areas. Reporting into the Fire Manager and working as part of a wider team you will be responsible for carrying out and delivery of a programme of fire risk assessments across a diverse range of housing stock.
Key responsibilities will include: -

  • You will lead on undertaking comprehensive type 4 intrusive risk assessments as required in order to ascertain if active and passive fire safety provisions comply with regulations.
  • Coordination of contractors and surveyors required to support destructive inspections as part of the type 4 risk assessment ensuring that all making good work complies with the fire strategy and or regulations.
  • Identify all fire related risks and issues across the portfolio and design, post inspect necessary remedial actions.
  • Ensure that fire risk actions allocated to you are updated, managed and progressed to completion in line with the timescales allocated.
  • Support operational departments to ensure that residents, staff and other stakeholders are aware of fire evacuation strategies in their buildings.
  • Provide fire training to relevant operational teams as required.

Knowledge requirement: -
It is essential that you have extensive experience of working in a Fire Safety role previously, with experience in social housing, undertaking type 4 risk assessments and undertaking estate inspections and compliance checks to provide a high level of scrutiny.

Qualification requirement: -

  • Level 4 Diploma in Fire Safety or equivalent
  • Nebosh certificate in fire (FC1/ FC2) or equivalent
  • ASFP Level 3 in Passive Fire Protection
  • FDIS Diploma or Equivalent
  • Membership of Third Part Accreditation Scheme - IFE/IFSM or equivalent
  • Knowledge of active and passive fire protection systems