Home based Fire Engineer (4 positions available)


  • Location:

    Birmingham

  • Sector:

    Health & Safety

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £35 - £45k + benefits DOE

  • Contact:

    Caroline Kingsley

  • Contact email:

    caroline@kingsleyrecruitment.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    01613939889

  • Job ref:

    CK18486

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Consultant:

    Caroline Kingsley

Have you enjoyed working from home and would like this to continue??

A rare opportunity exists for an experienced fire engineer to work from home. Kingsley has been instructed by one of our clients to recruit 4 Fire risk Assessors, you will be based anywhere in England.

Working from home, you will manage your own diary and travel to sites, as required.

Working as part of a large national team of Fire Risk Assessors and Building Surveyors, my client is looking to appoint a further 4 members to the team, due to a substantial increase in workload, which is set run for the next 5 years. I am looking to speak with experienced fire risk assessors to join their expanding team based anywhere in the UK.

As the Successful Candidate you will;

  • Have a minimum of three years’ experience in undertaking fire risk assessments and or compartmentalisation assessments across a broad range of sectors and will hold one of the following qualifications:

  • NEBOSH Fire Safety and Risk Management

  • BAFE SP 205

  • Fire Service College Fire Risk Assessment Competent Person (FSC)

  • Institute of Fire Prevention Officers (IFPO)

  • Institute of Fire Safety Managers (IFSM)

  • IFE Fire risk assessor - Institution of Fire Engineers (IFE)

Responsibilities 

  • To undertake assessments of existing high-rise buildings for a wide range of building types, including schools, residential blocks, hospitals & universities.

  • Initial and ongoing liaison with clients and other fire safety specialists

  • Ongoing liaison with project managers/co-ordinators and surveyors on technical matters

  • Ensure that standards are being maintained and procedures adhered to

  • Complete site inspections to determine compliance with current legislation, particularly high-rise frames and cladding

  • Provide technical advice on claims, as well as undertaking site inspections and assessments on more complex claims to assess causes and identify remedial works

  • To provide advice to the wider team of professionals marketing and underwriting departments on technical areas, so that team members are fully informed when dealing with potential clients 

Experience/Skills  

  • Qualified Engineer (BAFE or similar)

  • In-depth technical knowledge, applicable to building regulations, fire safety regulations and other relevant construction standards

  • Experience across a broad range of building structures

  • Previous experience with high-rise structures would be a distinct advantage

  • Strong and up to date working knowledge of building regulations and associated legislation

  • Ability to undertake site inspections to assess compliance with the approved design, the technical manual, and codes of practice

  • Able to create solid working relationships with other construction professionals 

  • The ability to meet deadlines and manage own workload within agreed parameters

  • Strong technical ability

  • Full UK driving licence

Please contact Caroline Kingsley  07768 381 831, or email a copy of your latest CV to caroline@kingsleyrecruitment.co.uk

If you have not heard within 2 days of applying unfortunately you application has not been successful on this occasion , we would like to wish you all the best with your job search!