Job Details

Fire Inspector Plus | London


Role overview

As a Tenos Inspection Engineer you will be involved in a wide variety of interesting projects and have the opportunity to broaden your skillset and develop specialisms in line with your interests.

You will be working with Chartered Engineers to assess and evaluate the adequacy of passive fire protection installations in buildings measured against fire tests reports, manufacturers literature and/or certification in order to determine compliance, or otherwise, with the statutory requirements. You will manage Projects situated across the UK which are varied in nature, such as Schools, Hospitals, Residential, etc.  

You will be involved in Site inspections, liaising with Clients, Contractors and generating inspection reports from an iPad using a proprietary software application. Tenos operate a Quality Management System which you will be required to implement.

You will have the opportunity to mentor less experienced Engineers to help them develop their skills and knowledge as well as focusing on developing your own.

Reporting to:

  • Associate Director

Responsible for:

  • Self and Mentee

Mentored by:

  • Associate Director

Liaises with:

  • External: Responsible Persons, Project Managers, Representatives of Responsible Person, Contractors, Site Operatives and Construction workers

  • Internal: People and Planning Manager, Directors, Managers and Technical Colleagues

Essential Skills and Experience

  • Construction, surveying or engineering based degree
  • Minimum 5 years practical experience of working in the construction industry, for example, in a Building Control or Quality Assurance capacity
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and Surveying software.
  • Full UK driving licence
  • CSCS card holder
  • Minimum 3 years Project management and reporting experience
  • Team management experience
  • Client management experience

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide fire safety inspection and consultancy related services to Tenos clients
  • Maintain an up-to-date and in-depth knowledge of legislation, design standards, fire engineering and professional development
  • Lead projects and managing client expectations
  • Report writing to include technical progress updates and constraints resourcing
  • Sustain and build client relationships with an eye for future business opportunities
  • Prepare fee proposals
  • CPD
  • Fire Inspector Mentor
  • Ensure your own well-being
  • Demonstrate full use of Tenos Quality Assurance practices
  • Manage time responsibly
  • Comply with the IFEs Code of Professional Conduct
  • Work within Tenos quality control standards and procedures

Tenos Competencies

Technical Development and Implementation:

  • Gathers evidence to demonstrate a proposed solution
  • Commits to further learning within specialist area
  • Knows limits of professional competency
  • Produces clear and concise scope of work
  • Commits to further learning within specialist area

Commercial Development and Implementation:

  • Raises concerns in advance where time taken is expected to exceed budgets
  • Understands the constraints laid down by clients’ terms of business and make recommendations based on these
  • Knows full project spec, even if working on a small part
  • Understands Tenos’ financial procedures and associated actions on PIM
  • Gains a thorough understanding of client needs through discussion, understanding and research
  • Comfortable in querying and challenging client needs to ensure best practice and compliant solutions
  • Suggests ways to improve efficiency and profitability

Team Development and Implementation:

  • Proactively shares good ideas
  • Uses language appropriate to level of colleagues’ understanding
  • Demonstrates coaching and mentoring skills, behaviours and attitudes that support and encourage progression of others
  • Keeps a close eye on junior colleagues to ensure they have the guidance and support they need
  • Manages project team positively

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Fire Inspector Plus | London


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