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Fire Advisor

Fire Risk Assessor - Glasgow - Salary Up to 55K DOE 

CBW have a great new opportunity for an experienced Fire Risk Assessor for a fire protection company in the Glasgow area.    This company have a strong portfolio of blue chip companies ranging from : Military bases, NHS, Education and private commercial landlords.  

As a Fire Risk Assessor, you would be primarily responsible for the following:

  • Carrying out inspections to a range of property types covering a wide range of sectors including care homes, hospitals, schools, hotels etc under the Fire
    (Scotland) Act 2005
  • Carry out site surveys, check fire strategies and plans as appropriate.
  • Identify fire hazards and risks and propose measures to reduce risks and improve fire safety.
  • Prepare and issue fire risk assessments and reports on fire safety related issues.
  • Assist in the management of fire safety information by ensuring all daily activities are accurately recorded.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the current Health and Safety legislation and its application to property management.
  • Provide clear, pragmatic and accurate fire safety advice to our clients and assist with the development and implementation of their fire safety
  • Proactivity, staying abreast with current fire legislation, maintaining your CPD, attention to detail, and maintaining and consistently delivering a high standard of work are also crucial elements for this role.
  • Liaising with residents and clients whilst on-site.
  • To attend and participate in both internal and external training courses as required.
Hours of work Mon to Thurs: 08.00 – 16.00 Fri: 08.00 – 13.00, however
please note that out of hours work will be required also noting there will be
travel throughout the UK with this role.


  • A recognised qualification in the Fire Safety Sector or Health and Safety e.g.

  • Knowledge of current fire safety legislation including Fire (Scotland) Act 2005 and Fire Safety (Scotland) Regulations 2006
  • A full UK driving licence and access to a vehicle is required.
  • Knowledge and understanding of Fire safety and Fire safety Principles, including: Fire Prevention Passive Fire Protection (including performance requirements) Active Fire Protection, Fire Behaviour, Human behaviour in the event of fire Means of Escape.
  • Experience of carrying out fire safety inspections or equivalent
  • Knowledge and understanding of the relevant suites of guidance and reference material produced by government departments, industry and standards making bodies e.g.

    Building Standards Technical Handbooks, British Standards etc. 
  • Organised and with ability to multitask.
  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal.
  • Use IT effectively in collation, analysis and presentation of information including Word and Outlook.
  • Able to use own initiative.