Fire Safety Surveyor

5 days left

Recruiter
Home Group
Location
Reading (Wharfedale Road)
Salary
£30,000 -£ 39,999
Posted
01 Jul 2021
Closes
31 Jul 2021
Ref
21881
Seniority
Officer
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Organisation Type
Housing association / RP

DESCRIPTION/RESPONSIBILITIES:
Fire Safety Surveyor
Reading
Full time (37.5 hours per week), Fixed term contract for 18-months initially
Salary circa: £35,000 which is negotiable based on skills and experience.  Plus, Brilliant Benefits!
Delivering on our customer promise. That’s when it hits home

It’s an exciting time to join us as we build more homes, independence and aspirations – the vision that underpins our five-year strategy. Our commitment to deliver on our customer promise, build the right homes in the right places and be market leaders in New Models of Care, is in the hands of our brilliant people. 
In this brilliant role, you’ll be responsible for fire related improvement works in our properties using Fire Risk Assessments (FRAs), and responding promptly to actions identified, specifying works required to correct standards. You’ll manage on site works to successful completion through pre and post inspection, delivered in accordance with Building Regulations, good practice and fire safety standards.
Our customers experience will always be at the heart of everything you do, acting quickly when things go wrong, taking ownership and being accountable to put things ‘right first time’ through collaborative working.

About our team
You’ll be working as part of our fabulous team who are super passionate about delivering a first-class maintenance solution to our customers.  Our Maintenance Director is Paul, who has previously worked in contact centres and maintenance environments for the past 14 years. Outside of work, he enjoys a hectic social life and when not cooking, is planning his next trip with his wife Victoria!
You be be working for David, our Maintenance and Contract Manager who has worked for Home Group for 5 years having previously worked in other compliance-based roles.  You will work as part of a local team and we don’t just love to support our customers, we’re there for each other too!

Where you will work
You will have specific responsibility for our properties within our South West region covering Dorset, Somerset, Hampshire and into Devon and Cornwall. 
The great news is that you will have the flexibility of working either from home or in one of our local offices and we’ll give you the technology and kit to make that easy.

About you 
You’ll be RICS or CIOB accredited with a Building Surveying degree or similar qualification. You will have worked in a surveyor role or similar technical property maintenance team, with knowledge of building construction, repairs and safety.
You'll have brilliant experience and working knowledge of surveying, specifying and managing fire risk works from remedial repairs, maintenance and improvement works through to more complex works.  This will include fire door replacements, compartmentation upgrades, fire alarm, emergency lighting systems and associated active/passive fire precautions.
We need ypu to be able to drive and have access to your own vehicle which you will be able to claim your business miles back on.

Want to know more?
If you’re not reading this advert on our career’s pages, press the APPLY NOW button to access lots of useful stuff! You can download the Maintenance Surveyor Fire Safety and Compliance Job Description, and find out more about Home Group. We’ve also got some short films that show you what it’s like to work here, and we know you’ll want to find out more about our award winning benefits and rewards package!

To apply
Don’t delay applying for this brilliant job, as we may close it early if we get lots of applications! Just upload your CV and if you have one, your covering letter (this will help us learn more about you!). If you need them, we’ve also got some great templates to help you.

You’re unique!
Home Group play a big part in tackling prejudice and discrimination, not just for our customers, but colleagues too! You can be yourself here, because we value everything that makes you unique. So, whatever your age, race, sexuality, disability, religion, or gender identity, we recognise and celebrate our differences. Together we make Home Group a great place to work!

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