Fire Safety Surveyor

London, Greater London, England
£45k per year + benefits
26 May 2018
23 Jun 2018
Resourcing Team
Full Time
Organisation Type
Developer / contractor

Fire Safety Surveyor
Metropolitan is one of the UK`s leading providers of affordable housing and care and support services.
We own and manage a large portfolio of nearly 38,000 homes, providing services to more than 71,000 customers across London, the East Midlands and the East of England.
Job purpose:
Primarily responsible for ensuring Metropolitans fire risk assessment remedial works are delivered on time, to the required standard, conforming to the relevant guidance, standards and legislation. Quality assure the fire risk assessment remedial works across Metropolitan`s portfolio to ensure we deliver the highest standards for our customers and provide assurance that in the event of a fire Metropolitan`s homes and buildings have been maintained to the required standard.
Responsible for providing technical fire safety advice to colleagues across the organisation and being a point of contact for external organisations in relation to fire safety.
Main accountabilities
Manage contractors to ensure they deliver the fire safety programmes on time and to the required standard whilst managing any underperformance as it arises.
Provide technical specifications and guidance to contractors to ensure the correct standard of fire safety equipment is installed and maintained.
Quality assure remedial actions following a fire risk assessment to ensure fire risk is mitigated across the organisation and contractors are held to account to deliver what works are required.
Provide timely and accurate reports to the fire safety manager
Provide technical fire safety guidance to the operational colleagues across the organisation to support an improved fire safety culture.
Attend sites to meet with external parties such as the Fire Brigade to represent Metropolitan and take accountability of actions required in relation to fire safety for the organisation.
Liaise with metropolitans customers to provide fire safety advice and resolve complex complaints in a timely manner.
Quality assure fire risk assessments to confirm level of risk and necessary actions to be taken have been captured accurately and articulated appropriately to colleagues across the organisation.

Key experience and qualifications required
Must hold valid nationally recognised fire safety qualifications such as - NEBOSH National Certificate in Fire Safety and Risk Management, Institute of Fire Engineers (IFE) Level 3 or similar.
Must be a professional member of Institute of Fire Engineers (IFE), Institute of Fire Safety Managers (IFSM) or similar.
Demonstrable knowledge of
-the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 and relevant fire safety guidance documents
-active and passive fire safety measures
-the fire risk assessment process
-working with external stakeholders in relation to fire safety, such as the Fire Service
-quality assuring remedial works in relation to fire risk assessments
Experience of effectively managing multiple contractors
A self-motivated, ambitious team player who is capable of managing their own time.
Experience of implementing measures to improve a fire safety culture
A valid UK driving licence with access to their own vehicle to travel across Metropolitans portfolio.

What is in it for you?
In return for your commitment to Metropolitan, we will also provide ongoing training and personal development
We also offer an impressive Pension Scheme and 28 days annual leave plus bank holidays, with the ability to buy and sell up to 5 days!
Metropolitan offers an excellent and unique Benefits package that can be adapted to suit each individual.
We offer employees the opportunity to choose from a wide variety of benefits, which includes options around Health and Wellbeing Programmes , Employee Assistance and discounts with multiple retailers and many more.

Interview Dates:
1st Stage - 5th of July 2nd stage 10th of July