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Fire Risk Assessor

Buckingham Futures
East London
Closing date
19 May 2024

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Private Sector
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client in East London is looking for a Fire risk assessor to undertake FRA's to housing stock with a shared communal area


  • To undertake surveys and to follow these up to ensure we adhere to health and safety legislation and council procedures.
  • To take a co-operative lead in the strategic direction and delivery of the fire risk assessment.
  • To ensure best practice methods are used in the execution of the fire risk assessments.
  • To advocate the council’s vision and values at all times.
  • To be fully responsible for the quality of service in respect of fire risk assessments and to keep up to date with all current fire legislation and apply to assessments.

Skills and Abilities:

· Proven and previous experience in the completion of fire risk assessments

· Have a recognisable and professional qualification in fire safety management and fire risk assessments.

· Membership of the Institute of fire engineers

· Positive attitude to fire safety

· High levels of literacy and written communication skills

· Excellent verbal communication skills.

· To be fully conversant with regards to the Fire Safety Reform order and Approved document B

· Ability to effectively communicate, both orally and in writing, with members of the public, statutory bodies, Insurance Section, partners, etc.

· Ability to present reports and data and to clearly explain to and influence a wide range of people in regard to fire safety and its management.

· Ability to use various IT systems, to interrogate database information to produce risk based programmes of works.  To be able to update the database as works items are completed.

Knowledge, Skills and Essential Experience

· Member of the Institution of Fire Engineers (IFE) technician grade or equivalent

· Previous experience of working as a Fire Risk Assessor within social housing or the public sector

· Excellent knowledge of fire safety practice, demonstrable through relevant qualification and work experience.

· Professional fire safety management qualification from Fire protection association, fire industry association etc

· Working knowledge of MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint

· Ability to produce and analyse statistical data

· Ability to communicate clearly both verbally and written

· Ability to organise and prioritise work in order to meet deadlines

· Ability to work autonomously and as part of a team

· Willingness to learn and continue personal development

If you have the right skills, experience and qualifications for this role and feel you match the requirements, or if you would like more information on the role, please contact Vanessa, Dannika or Mohamed at 020 8125 4321 or email or

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