Element Materials Technology

Installation Auditor

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BM TRADA, part of Element, the market leader in Testing, Inspection and Certification services, has several vacancies for home-based Installation Auditors to join our growing team. This is a great opportunity to develop your career within the Product Certification team of BM TRADA providing certification to companies within the construction sector involved in the installation and maintenance of fire doors and other passive fire solutions.


Please note - Although Element is not actively hiring for this role, we are conducting interviews with professionals that could be shortlisted when the current crisis improves. You can learn more about this future opportunity and have your profile considered by expressing interest on our website.



  • Plan, book and carry out site audits of installers and maintainers of passive fire products within the timescales required under the rules of the certification schemes
  • Accurately record findings during the audit visits and submit reports in line with operational target objectives
  • Review and approve responses to any non-conformances raised during audit visits within agreed timescales
  • To act as the first point of contact for any technical/certification queries that customers may have
  • Make certification decisions on behalf of BM TRADA
  • Represent the company in a professional manner
  • To undertake any other duties requested by management

Skills / Qualifications

  • A good general education preferably to A level or above including as a minimum English, Mathematics and Sciences (Grade C or above) or equivalent
  • Experience in the construction sector preferably with knowledge of the installation of fire doors or fire related products
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Good IT skills with knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word and Excel)
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Logical, methodical planning skills
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Project management skills
  • Experience of meeting deadlines
  • Excellent telephone manner and interpersonal skills
  • Able to operate as part of a team or alone
  • Willingness to travel extensively, both in the UK and abroad
  • Full training, including the IRCA ISO 9001 Lead Auditor qualification, will be provided

To apply please email Leigh.McComish@element.com


Company Overview

We are Element, one of the fastest growing testing, inspection, certification and calibration businesses in the world.


We deliver critical services in Materials Testing, Product Qualification Testing, Certification, Device Calibration and Advisory Services to the Aerospace, Oil and Gas, Transportation, Industrials, Fire and Building product, Infrastructure and other leading sectors, where failure in service is simply not an option.


Everything we do helps our customers to build better products; get their products to market on time; save them time and money; and minimize the risk associated with product development and production.


Our mission is simple: to be the best testing partner in the world and together we strive towards a common vision of becoming the world’s most trusted testing partner.


We have four values that we strive to live by every single day.

  • Safety - We keep our colleagues and visitors safe
  • Integrity - We act honestly and fairly to do the right thing
  • Excellence - We set new standards of excellence in everything we do
  • Partnership - We work together for the benefit of our customers

When combined with our mission and vision, the ethos this creates, enables Element to deliver one thing. CERTAINTY.  We exist to help make certain that the materials and products we test, inspect, certify and calibrate for our customers are safe, quality, compliant and fit for purpose.

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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