Fire Safety Consultant
Rider Levett Bucknall
Leeds, United Kingdom
2d ago

Overview of Role :

We are currently recruiting for a Fire Safety Consultant, with a possible background in Building Surveying or Health and Safety to join a client focused team within our Yorkshire office.

To be based in either Sheffield or Leeds.

This is an exciting opportunity for a high calibre individual to join and strengthen our team. The role will be an excellent opportunity for a proactive individual to take responsibility for providing fire consultancy services from within our Building Surveying team.

Key Responsibilities :

  • To carry out assigned duties efficiently and in accordance with processes and procedures
  • Comply with established procurement / commercial / contractual strategies
  • Take personal responsibility for complying with Environmental, Health, safety, Security and Quality Standards.
  • To support business objectives of delivering value for money in all circumstances
  • Professional Skills

  • To undertake fire risk assessments across a variety of property types ranging from residential, healthcare, custodial, education and commercial
  • To undertake fire integrity / compartmentation surveys to identify breaches, proposed remedial repairs through to preparation of specification and design
  • To provide quality & technical monitoring on construction projects
  • To provide fire safety advisor role to assist our clients with their property portfolio
  • Ideally have good understanding of Approved Document B, Health Technical Memorandum 05-02, Building Bulletins, relevant British Standards
  • To review contractors proposals on construction projects and provide comment on suitability for the intended purpose
  • Project Management (not essential)
  • Design & Specification writing
  • Person Specification :

    The ideal candidate will demonstrate a positive approach to the role, and will be committed to delivering customer service excellence, with good commercial results.

    They will be passionate about fire safety and will strive to provide the upmost quality on every commission.

  • Fire Engineering / Safety qualification desirable
  • Experience of undertaking Fire Risk Assessments
  • Strong knowledge of UK fire safety legislation
  • Accredited fire risk assessment qualification or equivalent would be advantageous
  • Strong technical delivery experience
  • Ideally MIFireE or has a membership of a relevant professional body
  • Ability to successfully lead on and manage complex projects in a proactive and diligent manner
  • Strong track record in management of projects from inception to completion
  • Client facing, ensuring high standards of technical delivery
  • Able to build long-term relationships
  • A track record of working with teams and prioritising workloads and delivering deadlines
  • A team player, outgoing, flexible, enthusiastic and ambitious
  • RLB is committed to creating a diverse workplace and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All job applicants will receive equal treatment without regard to age, sex, disability, sexual orientation, race (includes nationality, national / ethnic origins, colour) marriage & civil partnership, pregnancy & maternity, gender reassignment, religion and belief

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