Posted 21 days ago

Fire Stopping Operative

Job Details

Role Purpose 

  • Responsible for being part of a multi-disciplined works team within the housing repairs, responsible for delivering essential specialist fire safety works including firestopping and compartmentation throughout the borough, ensuring health and safety compliance and best practice. To work in a professional and flexible manner and carry out work in accordance to latest regulations.
  • To carry out all types of fire stopping work both internally and externally, installation of fire signage, inspections and scoping of fire stopping work and other general fire stopping works and repairs identified by Fire Risk Assessments.

  • To be able to attend site and scope remedial works for compartmentation breaches.
  • Must be able to identify most suitable methods of fire stopping techniques for each job such as fire collars, installation of fire cushions, pipe trays, batt and fire mastic.
  • Must be able to use fire rated materials correctly in accordance with manufacturers recommendation to ensure products are effective
  • Must have basic carpentry skills for installation of stud work/ shuttering.
  • Must have strong plastering / wet trade skills for installation of compounds.
  • Must have experience with reading and interpreting manufacturer’s instructions.
  • Undertake associated duties as agreed in the flexible working agreement in order to contribute to groups ‘one job one visit’ objective.
  • Plan and organise work in an economical and effective manor, making the best use of your available time, plant, transport and materials in accordance with specified company priority response times.
  • To operate within a scheduled appointment system including liaison with customers, other team members in order to effectively undertake the works.
  • Use all necessary joinery tools plant and equipment associated with the post and joinery duties undertaken.
  • Manage materials as effectively as possible with regards to minimising waste, choice of specification and logistics.
  • Operatives with a minimum of 2 years relevant trade experience to undertake the supervision and training of apprentices, trainees or other employees as assigned to effective standards and specifications.

  • Relevant building qualification NVQ2 or city in guilds, and / or membership of a professional body in your specific trade
  • Experience as a Gas Fitter/ Plumber / Fire Carpenter 
  • Working knowledge of any secondary or general trade skill set
  • Minimum of 1 years’ experience in responsive repairs in a comparable organisation including delivering services in a customer-focused environment setting.
  • Experience working with council / housing associations. 
  • Full Uk Drivers License

  • Monday to Friday 8am to 4pm 
  • Initial 6 month contract with opportunity to extend 
  • PAYE via Umbrella / CIS if a UTR number is provided 
  • Immediate Start

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