Element Materials Technology

FIRAS Inspector

Job Locations Work From Your Own Home | UK-Cheshire-Warrington


Warringtonfire, part of Element has an opportunity for a FIRAS Inspector to join our growing team. This is a great opportunity to develop your career within a Global Testing, Inspection and Certification business.


Warringtonfire exists to help make certain that the materials, products and processes that we test, inspect and certify for our customers are always safe, quality, compliant and fit for purpose.  


By joining our internationally recognised business you will receive a competitive salary along with our enhanced holiday, pension and enhanced benefits. Additionally, we believe that you should be working to develop your career. Through our Career Ladder professional development scheme we will work with you to progress your ambitions to become an expert in your field.



  • Organising and conducting assessments of applicant installer companies against documented procedures and completing the required documentation
  • Organising and conducting site inspections of installed constructions against documented procedures and completing the required documentation
  • Organising and conducting competency assessments of supervisors and operatives employed by FIRAS certified companies
  • Conducting / reporting site inspections against requirements of individual contracts
  • Organising and conducting paint sampling and inspection against documented procedures and conducting laboratory evaluation of sampled paints and reporting of same
  • Ensuring all clients and enquirers receive sound technical advice

Skills / Qualifications

  • Experience at a technical level in passive fire protection either with a contractor, product manufacturer or testing and approval body
  • Experience in a customer-facing role
  • Experience within relevant industry sectors (ie engineering, chemical, joinery)
  • Knowledge of electronics is advantageous
  • Good general education, including English and Maths
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • On-site inspection experience
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Be able to prioritise, organise and coordinate your workload
  • Ability to work on your own initiative
  • Clean driving license and full UK passport

Benefits of working at Element


33 days annual holiday, consisting of 25 days annual holiday and 8 days public / x4 Life Assurance  / Legal & General Pension scheme with total contributions up to 12% / Flexible Working / Cycle Scheme / Free Onsite Refreshments / Recommend a Friend Bonus / Perks At Work Discount Scheme 



To apply please email derek.grist@element.com

Company Overview

Element is one of the fastest growing testing, inspection and certification businesses in the world. Globally we have more than 7,500 brilliant minds operating from 200 sites across 30 countries. Together we share an ambitious purpose to ‘Make tomorrow safer than today’.


When failure in use is not an option, we help customers make certain that their products, materials, processes and services are safe, compliant and fit for purpose. From early R&D, through complex regulatory approvals and into production, our global laboratory network of scientists, engineers, and technologists support customers to achieve assurance over product quality, sustainable outcomes, and market access.


While we are proud of our global reach, working at Element feels like being part of a smaller company. We empower you to take charge of your career, and reward excellence and integrity with growth and development.


Industries across the world depend on our care, attention to detail and the absolute accuracy of our work. The role we have to play in creating a safer world is much bigger than our organization.

Diversity Statement

At Element, we always take pride in putting our people first. We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes diversity and inclusion as fundamental to our Vision of becoming “the world’s most trusted testing partner”.


All suitably qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective work related criteria and without regard for the following: age, disability, ethnic origin, gender, marital status, race, religion, responsibility of dependents, sexual orientation, or gender identity or other characteristics in accordance with the applicable governing laws or other characteristics in accordance with the applicable governing laws.


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