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Job Description

  • Evaluate fire risks and develop effective control measures
  • Carry out fire inspections and audits, monitor / oversee appropriate actions, escalate short falls.
  • Knowledge of the full range of fire detection, suppression and extinguishing systems
  • Advise on equipment and procedures for work in flammable atmospheres
  • Identify fire safety training needs and develop/deliver suitable training
  • Manage a contracted fire maintenance team
  • Planning, forecasting, approval requests and control of fire capital and revenue spend
  • Advise on regulatory requirements and assure compliant systems and controls
  • Liaise with Facility and Planning engineering to specify, approve, procure and manage the installation of new fire systems including improvements, upgrades and refurbishment to existing systems.
  • Liaise fire authority, regulatory bodies, insurance companies and action improvement items
  • Specify and manage the installation of fire system improvements
  • Fire incident investigation and reporting
  • Coordinate fire drills and expedite appropriate actions
  • Support in general H&S matters

Qualifications & Additional Skills

  • Experienced Fire/H&S professional in the field of Engineering/Manufacturing
  • Ideally, member (by examination) of Institution of Fire Engineers
  • Fire/H&S/ Engineering related Degree
  • Thorough understanding of UK & EU Fire safety legislation
  • Team player with good interpersonal skills
  • Strong influencing and effective meeting skills
  • Essential: NEBOSH Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety or equivalent
  • Desirable: NEBOSH Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety or equivalent
  • Membership of IOSH, IIRSM or similar professional body

To apply for this job email your details to vicky@wlsrecruitment.co.uk