Fire Risk Assessor


Are you a Fire Risk Assessor based in Nottingham actively seeking a new opportunity to join a Construction Consultancy?

Atkins Search are currently recruiting for a Fire Risk Assessor to join a highly reputable and successful Construction Consultancy based in Nottingham with hybrid and flexible working.


A highly reputable Construction Consultancy based in Nottingham with over 50 years’ experience, delivering a multidisciplinary service including architectural design, building surveying, maintenance and health & safety.

This employee-focused organisation prides themselves on internal development & training and encourage their employees to pursue their professional interests and aspirations.

Our trusted client is committed to providing a balanced, flexible and enjoyable work environment and have this brand-new, and exciting opportunity for an experienced Fire Risk Assessor to join a growing team.


As a Fire Risk Assessor part of a Nottingham based Construction Consultancy, you will become integral to a growing team, and have the freedom and support to broaden your skillset.

Responsibilities for the Fire Risk Assessor will include:

  • Conduct fire risk assessments in line with current fire safety legislation and provide accurate guidance and support to clients.
  • Ensure buildings conform to the latest fire related building regulations and technical standards.
  • Provide a practical and methodical approach to solving problems, working to fixed budgets and working within tight deadlines
  • Maintain knowledge and skills in fire safety legislation and requirements.
  • Prepare detailed and accurate reports outlining findings and recommendations.
  • Collaborate with team members to ensure assessments are completed efficiently and accurately.
  • Good communication skills to interact effectively with clients and team members.
  • Manage calendars effectively to schedule appointments and assessments.
  • Maintain a clean driving licence and adhere to company policies while driving.
  • Be willing to travel UK wide to complete assessments and training.
  • Undertake regular communication with the Client’s team to co-ordinate programmes of inspections and remedial works
  • Provide advice internally to team of surveyors and architects relating to building safety.


The successful candidate will need to be fully conversant with current fire safety legislation including the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order and technical standards as well as a full understanding of current fire safety issues, trends and best practice.

You will also have:

  • Minimum Level 4 qualification in fire risk management, or a Level 5 qualification in fire risk assessment or fire engineering.
  • Approved fire risk assessment course completion.
  • Registered on the national register of Fire Risk Assessors, either via IFE, FRACS or IFSM (the latter of which will require minimum registration on Tier 3 of the IFSM register)
  • At least 5 years of experience completing fire risk assessments in a range of premises
  • Good communication skills and ability to work well in a team.
  • Excellent calendar management and organisational skills.
  • Ability to learn quickly and adapt to new tasks and responsibilities.
  • Demonstrable experience gained in a similar role
  • Clean driving licence required.


Some exciting benefits and perks you’ll receive as a Fire Risk Assessor are:

  • Contributory pension scheme
  • 34 days leave
  • 1 day per year for corporate social responsibility (CSR) activities
  • Health and wellbeing support
  • Health cash plan
  • 24/7 GP appointments
  • High street discounts
  • Professional subscriptions
  • Company mobile phone
  • Subsidised social events
  • Private office car parking
  • Long service awards
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Career development support

Atkins Search act as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. We specialise in Construction, Consultancy, Residential and Infrastructure recruitment and service the East and West Midlands, South Yorkshire, Staffordshire, Lincolnshire, Peterborough and Northern Home Counties regions.

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