Posted 07 March 2024
Salary Negotiable
LocationBarking and Dagenham
Job type Contract
Discipline Interim
Contact NameBen Holden

Job description

London Borough of Barking & Dagenham are looking for a Senior Fire Safety Surveyor.

  • Mainly on site but WFH can be done.
  • Inside IR35.
  • Pay rate is negotiable.

Job Purpose:

  • Provide expert specialist fire safety support and advice across the department. To ensure fire safety is inspected, managed and maintained in accordance with the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 and any other appropriate Health and Safety legislation.
  • Take responsibility for identifying all fire related risks and issues across the portfolio and design, arrange and oversee the necessary remedial actions and work packages.
  • Undertake contract evaluations, both pre and post contract, and prepare evaluation reports.
  • Liaise with appropriate key stakeholders such as repairs staff, specialist consultants, designers and clerk of works to ensure compliance with fire safety legislation and the council's fire safety strategy and policies.
  • Manage and undertake FRA validations, including risk management of assets.
  • Using own specialist and expert knowledge, be responsible for identifying the technical solutions for fire safety works and support investment teams in the delivery of major schemes and repair teams and contractors in the delivery of minor works.
  • Provide expert technical support and training to other housing staff and provide support with other key management issues relating to fire safety.
  • Contribute to and drive continuous development and compliance of the Council's fire safety strategy and policies.
  • Work with residents and residents' groups to promote good fire safety practice