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Fire Safety Surveyor - £66,000 + Package

Job Title: Fire Safety Surveyor - £66,000 + Package
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: West London, London
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
REF: FRA West_1587999431
Contact Name: Billy McNamara
Contact Email:
Job Published: 6 months ago

Job Description

Fire Safety Surveyor

£66,000 + Package - West London


Working for a local authority based in London who are the first to have achieved certification against BAFE SP205 and are committed to becoming an exemplar for fire risk management within the public sector.

With a budget of over £250m you will be working in significant fire safety improvement works across their capital investment programme.


The role will be varied, challenging, fast-paced but overall potentially extremely rewarding. Working as part of a team, we will expect a flexible approach to the work you do and the assistance you will need to provide to other members of the team and across the Council.

This will include the following:

  • Conduct and validate fire risk assessments and FRA reviews in line with the Regulatory Reform Order (Fire Safety) 2005.
  • Provide technical fire safety advice in relation to design, both of new-build and refurbishment works, and particularly remedial works programmes that are prepared and delivered in response to fire risk assessments.
  • Assist the Head of Fire Safety in preparing and reviewing Building Safety Cases
  • Survey and provide specific technical design input to individual works, schemes or work stream delivery packages and undertake contract administration of borough and area wide contracts as required.
  • Assist with technical fire safety input into capital works, including attendance at project meetings and boards and provision of timely competent technical reports and strategy documents.
  • Assist in the planning and delivery of emergency exercises.
  • Audit and risk review contractors performance in relation to fire-related works, including pre- and post-inspections as necessary.
  • Where necessary act as or on behalf of the Contract Administrator using technical expertise to ensure effective performance by the building services, construction and maintenance contractors.
  • Manage contractors and consultants to ensure fire safety standards are fully met.
  • Provide professional technical support and expertise to investment and repairs teams as well as other housing staff in all matters relating to fire safety.
  • Participate in resident engagement, ensuring that the customer is put at the heart of everything.
  • Ensure that resident fire safety needs are prioritised and addressed, and that residents are and feel safe in their homes.
  • Contribute to the monitoring of existing and the development of new processes and procedures to facilitate the management control of fire risks.
  • Evaluation of alternative fire related designs and specifications and lead on design standardisation.
  • Lead and deliver expert training to housing staff, contractors and consultants.
  • Ensure that records, documents and processes relating to fire risk management are in place, up-to-date and compliant with Fire Safety Policy.
  • Liaise with external professional bodies including Building Control and London Fire Brigade as required.
  • Contribute to strategic fire safety policy and procedures and ensure the Council's fire safety strategy is implemented and maintained.
  • Provide cost analysis on various projects and provide expenditure forecasts whilst assessing all financial risks that the Council could be exposed to.

Fire Safety Surveyor

£66,000 + Package - West London