Element Materials Technology

FIRAS Inspector

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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.



You will be conducting and organising:


  • Applicant installer companies  
  • Sampled Site Inspections 
  • Competency assessments of supervisors, technicians and operatives employed by FIRAS certified companies
  • Document, Report and outcome of findings from client visits 
  • Ensuring all clients and enquirers receive sound technical advice in regards to scheme Rules and Regulations 

Skills / Qualifications

  • Experience at a technical level in passive fire protection either with a contractor, product manufacturer or testing and approval body
  • Ability to work in a customer-facing role
  • Previous exposure to any of the following; structural steel boarding, fire rated ducting, glazing, partition systems, penetration, roller shutter doors, cementitious spray, fire doors, cavity barriers, intumscent paint
  • Knowledge of MS Office Products (Teams, Word, Excel, Outlook) and mobile / laptop devices
  • Good general education
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • On-site inspection experience
  • 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 9,000 brilliant minds operating from 270 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.


The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c) 


“If you need an accommodation filling out an application, or applying to a job,  please email Recruitment@element.com


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