• FIRAS Inspector

    Job Locations UK-Cheshire-Warrington
  • Overview

    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 TIC business.


    This role in our FIRAS Site Inspection team would suit a candidate with a sound knowledge of the application / installation of fire protection products, who is looking for a relevant career change to move into a site inspection role. The role involves the inspection of installations of products in buildings in support of our FIRAS certification scheme and our 3rd party site inspection services.


    The position is home based, applications from candidates in the South East and London areas would be particularly welcome. The position requires travel across the UK and Ireland as and when the business requires.


    • 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
    • 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 within relevant industry sectors (ie construction, specialist coatings, joinery)
    • Good general education, including English and Maths
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • On-site inspection / auditing experience
    • Experience in a customer-facing role
    • Ability to work well under pressure
    • Be able to prioritise, organise and coordinate your workload
    • Ability to work on your own initiative
    • Keen eye for detail and process
    • Willingness to travel across the UK
    • Clean driving license and full UK passport

    Company Overview

    Element is the best and most trusted testing partner in the world providing high value, critical services to the Aerospace, Transportation, Oil & Gas, Fire & Building Products and Infrastructure & Environmental sectors, where failure is not an option.


    Our purpose is a simple one. We make certain that all of the materials, products and devices we test, inspect and certify for our customers are always safe in their end application; are of marketable quality; are compliant with all relevant industry standards and regulations and are ultimately fit for purpose.


    Element’s expanded network of over 6,000 Engaged Experts are trusted by organizations to test and advise on the safety, quality, performance and compliance of their products, systems and operations.

    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: race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, and/or protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the applicable governing laws.


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