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Fire Risk Assessor

  • Job reference: JAMC371
  • Location: Ashford, Kent
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Area of Expertise: Building Surveyors (All Levels), Maintenance Surveyors (All Levels)
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Job description: My client, a Housing Association based around Kent is looking for a Permanent Fire Risk Assessor to join their team. This is a full time, permanent role and the successful candidate will need Fire Risk qualifications and experience in similar roles.

The main purpose of the role is to undertake fire risk assessments within domestic dwellings, commercial and places of assembly, to provide advice on fire safety and assist with statutory compliance.

The responsibilities that the successful candidate is expected to undertake are as follows;

Advise on training sessions for the Group where necessary.
Ensure the Group has a legally compliant fire risk assessment programme.
Ensure that the Property Maintenance & Investment team has a fire safety programme of works and policies and ensure collaborative work is developed with Fire Authorities and that all programmes are set up with ongoing monitoring systems.
Work with other parts of the organisation to advice on fire safety issues so that good practice is mainstreamed in all activities of the Group.
Collate fire incident reports and undertake necessary investigation where appropriate.
Undertake intrusive and non-intrusive fire risk assessments across the groups stock as dictated by the senior fire control officer (Fire Survey types 1-4).
Recommend raising an order for intrusive (Survey Types 1-4) fire risk assessments to FFT and support the delivery of the recommendations for large, complex buildings including sheltered/supported/care homes
Give guidance to the housing management/property investment team/estates services regarding any issues that fall within the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 and how it impacts the organisation
Quality audit 5% of the annual FRAs to ensure compliancy
Work with fire contractors to ensure that all fire panel alarm systems within blocks are fully functional, if not flag this to the fire control team for imminent action to be taken

The client is looking for the successful candidate to have the following qualifications/experience;

Fire Risk Qualification
Desirably Membership of Institute of Fire Engineers or Equivalent
Full UK Driving Licence
Experience of Intrusive & Non-Intrusive Surveys

The client is looking to pay £45,000 per year for this role in additional to a great benefits package. If this sounds of interest to you, please email a copy of your up to date CV to or call Jamal at Service Care Construction on 01772 208967