A leading Housing Association headquartered in central London are seeking an experienced Fire Risk Assessor for a permanent role. The role will involve significant travel to multiple sites around London and the UK, so a driving licence would be an advantage from this role. The ideal candidate will come from a surveying or facilities background.
The role will involve:
- Ensure all fire risks are identified and assessed in premises using fire risk assessment method and prepare reports to management recommending prioritised actions in respect of fire safety improvements.
- Provide advice in the interpretation and application of the provisions of, The Fire Safety Regulations Regulatory Reform Order (Fire Safety) 2005, and other statutory guidance in respect of fire safety
- Ensure fire safety audits are conducted and provide periodic authoritative reports to Compliance Manager.
- Provide advice to residents, managers and all staff in regards to fire safety issues and arrangements, including fire precautions and evacuation procedures.
- Provide reports and updates as required to the Compliance Manager.
- Investigate and report on all fire incidents and provide recommendations to improve fire safety.
- To inspect new build property to ensure that it complies with the RRO (Fire Safety) Regulations, Building Regulations and other associated legislation.
- To keep up-to-date regarding current fire safety and associated legislation, attending suitable training courses when required and maintaining CPD requirements.
- Ability to carry out site visits and physical inspections of work, including accessing loft spaces by means of ladders.
- Ability to effectively use computerised databases, Excel spread-sheets and housing management software.
- High level of numeracy and the ability to write reports in a clear and concise manner.
- High understanding of risk mitigation and how it should be applied.
- Experience in the Maintenance and testing of fire safety systems and record keeping.
- An awareness of personal emergency evacuation plans (PEEPs), who they are for and when they should be used.
- An understanding of the different types of evacuation strategies including simultaneous evacuation, phased evacuation, progressive horizontal evacuation, zoned evacuation.
- Hold a NEBOSH Fire Certificate (desirable not essential)
- Successfully completed an IFE recognised fire risk assessment course or hold an independent third party certification in fire risk management. (desirable not essential)
Please send your CV for immediate consideration
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Ref: J59796JR | Published: 03th Mar 2017