Arcadis careers 2022 in Warrington, England, United Kingdom – Fire Risk Assessor

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About the job

At Arcadis we focus on attracting, retaining and developing people who share our passion and commitment to improve quality of life. In return we offer you the opportunity to transform your world and the world around you, that could be through client work, upskilling yourself, championing equality and inclusion or getting involved in charity work, to name just a few. Our people value different perspectives, they care about the sustainability of our planet and dare to shape the future.

One of our core values is ‘people first’, and supported by our Lovinklaan foundation, we invest in you for the long term, to ensure you reach your full potential. You’ll have the opportunity to own your career and work on industry-defining projects, finding solutions to real challenges that make a difference to people’s lives. You’re encouraged to have a growth mindset and are given the space to develop personally and professionally, building a flexible career that works for you.

Role description:

As a member of our Fire Safety team part of the Strategic Environmental & Safety Consulting (SESC) team, you will be working as a Fire Risk Assessor across various sectors including buildings, manufacturing, infrastructure, etc. and be responsible for undertaking Fire Risk Assessments and fire audits for our clients.

The Fire Safety team is growing and we are looking for an experienced Fire Risk Assessor to provide our clients with Strategic Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) Business Advice, so our clients can not only manage their risks, but also drive excellence in their EHS performance. Furthermore, this role will ensure that our clients and our own risk assessment and audits are compliant with the most up to date fire regulations.

This will mainly involve desktop reviews of relevant fire documentation (e.g., existing fire risk assessment reports; existing fire safety strategy reports; fire drawings, such as fire compartmentation drawings), as well as site visits for carrying out the fire risk assessments and fire safety audits and supporting the fire safety discipline at Arcadis. Sharing ideas and perspectives with fellow Arcadians, you’ll be part of tight-knit team, focused on delivering for our client and preparing proposals and marketing material in relation to our Fire Safety capabilities.

This role will predominantly be serving clients in London and the Southeast regions.

Role accountabilities:

  • Carrying out site visits when needed for conducting Fire Risk Assessments
  • Development of Fire Risk Assessment reports and Hazard Identification
  • Risk Based Interpretation and Application of these fire safety documents
  • Assessment and understanding of the main British fire safety legislation and standards applied to buildings, such as Approved Document B (AD B), BS9999, BS9991, BS7974.
  • Evaluate passive fire protection arrangements in a wide range of buildings, together with identifying and confirming appropriate methods for applying fire stopping to service penetrations through compartment walls and ceilings.
  • Conducting fire safety management audits.
  • Presenting findings arising from fire risk assessments and/or fire safety management audits to clients.
  • Maintaining your CPD and contributing to fire safety team meetings/Team CPD sessions.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Fire Risk Assessors and/or Auditors qualifications by a professional institution, such as FPA, IFE etc.
  • Experienced in conducting fire risk assessments (including Type 3), fire safety audits and writing fire risk assessment reports.
  • As Low as Reasonably Practicable (ALARP) understanding and able to demonstrate applying this to different types of buildings/occupancy profiles during fire risk assessments.
  • Knowledge of the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 and Regulation 38 as well as supporting guidance documents such as Approved Document B, BS 9999, BS 9991, BS 9997, BB 100, HTM 05 and the MHCLG fire risk assessment guides.
  • Understanding on the Fire Safety Act 2021,the Building Safety Bill, passive fire protection, (including the correct methods of applying fire stopping to different types of service penetrations through compartment walls floors and ceilings) and fire dynamics, heat transfer and smoke behaviour principles in built environments with regards to means of escape and life safety when conducting a fire risk assessment
  • An understanding on Active Fire Protection (AFP), Passive Fire Protection (PFP) systems and RSETxASET and their impact on the evacuation strategy for the premises being risk assessed.
  • Ability to travel to clients (travel will be paid).
  • Desirable: Fire door inspection diploma/inspector qualification, passive fire protection inspection qualification/experience of conducting both visual and intrusive passive fire protection inspections and/or Fire extinguisher/fire warden trainer

Why Become an Arcadian?

Our work with clients has a direct impact on people’s lives and on the planet. We make moving, living and belonging in cities safer, more resilient and more sustainable. By partnering with our clients as responsible custodians of our earth’s resources, we can create a sustainable planet.

We continue to think of new ways to make positive impacts and create better experiences for people; data driven and digital solutions have become part of the Arcadis DNA. Working together with clients and using techniques like design thinking, we can get to the heart of our clients’ most pressing challenges and work together to solve them.

As a global business, we have committed to support five of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals to ensure that our projects contribute to a better and more sustainable future for all. But it’s not just the work that we do on client projects that benefits communities and our planet. As a global business, we are committed to making a positive impact to society by supporting local communities where we operate.

To help protect our planet, we monitor and measure non-financial information to inform business decisions and reduce our own environmental impact as part of our commitment to be net zero carbon as a global company by 2030.

Our Commitment to Equality, Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging:

We want you to be able to bring your best self to work every day which is why we take equality and inclusion seriously and hold ourselves to account for our actions. Our ambition is to be an employer of choice and provide a great place to work for all our people. We believe that by working together diverse people with different experiences develop the most innovative ideas. Equality, diversity and inclusion is at the heart of how we improve quality of life and we work closely with our people across six ED&I Workstreams: Age, Disability, Faith, Gender, LGBT+ and Race. A diverse and skilled workforce is essential to our success.

Transform Your World

Company: Arcadis

Vacancy Type: Full-time · Entry level

Job Location: Warrington, England, United Kingdom

Application Deadline: N/A

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