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Fire Safety Surveyor

  • Job reference: JAMC346
  • Location: Hammersmith, London
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Building Surveyors (All Levels), Maintenance Surveyors (All Levels), Project Management
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Job description: My client, a local authority based in West London is looking for a Fire Safety Surveyor to join their team. This is a full time, ongoing agency contract and the successful candidate will hold at least a HND qualification and have experience with Fire Safety & Risk Assessments in a residential setting.

The main purpose of the role is to provide fire safety surveying expertise to support and advise the client in maintaining their housing stock, in line with fire safety regulations and health and safety legislation.

The main responsibilities associated with the role are as follows;

Provide specialist professional and technical advice and reports on all matters within the functionality of the service, including undertaking the role of professional or expert witness at hearings, adjudications and legal proceedings etc.
Undertake and produce Fire Risk Assessments (FRAs) for the housing stock and tenant meeting rooms, identifying all fire related risks and raise orders to repair and maintenance contractors to remedy risks and rectify identified minor breaches.
Prepare a programme of FRA inspections in accordance with the regulatory reform order taking account of appropriate risk of different stock archetypes.
Undertake desk top reviews of Fire Risk assessments at planned intervals as per policy requirements
Undertake quality assurance of specialist contractors undertaking FRA's
Monitor Repairs and Maintenance contractor's work, inspect completed works and ensure standards are to the highest quality.
Follow up unacceptable performance with contractors to ensure issues are remedied.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the following knowledge and expertise;

Experience in housing/construction industry advising on aspects of Health and Safety and Fire Safety.
Experience in the delivery of Health and Safety training
Experience of undertaking risk inspections
Experience of undertaking Fire Risk Assessments in social housing
Detailed Knowledge and understanding of 2005 Regulatory Reform Order.
Detailed knowledge and understanding of health and safety legislation and its application and relevance to staff, residents and contractors
Knowledge of quality assurance systems

This position will fall under IR35 and the client is looking to move quickly, so if this position 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