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Building Safety Inspector


Salary Package: Up to £16.40 per hour
Location: Lyndhurst, England
Consultant: Rachael Corri
Posted: 18/11/2020


A fantastic opportunity has become available for a Building Safety Inspector to join a local authority, responsible for carrying out day to day inspections for fire health and safety checks.

You will be based at the Lyndhurst site working on a temp to perm contract. The working hours are Monday to Friday 37 hours a week with an hourly pay of £16.40.

Main Duties:

  • Carry out inspections of buildings to ensure all fire safety standards are adhered to and complied with

  • Undertake reviews of fire risk assessments

  • Engage with residents to provide fire safety instructions

  • Undertake weekly fire alarm tests and weekly emergency lighting flick tests where required

  • Ensure all fire doors are fitted properly without fault

  • Ensure local fire and rescue services can access up to date plans of each building

  • Work closely alongside the servicing and compliance officer

  • Undertake HHSRS evaluations as required - Housing Health & Safety Rating System

  • Investigate, report and action works arising from the CRM system/Customer Call Centre/Repairs Team

  • Undertake Disabled Discrimination Act audits

  • Carry out any other duties as may be directed by the Health and Safety Officer

Candidate Requirements:

  • FDIS Certificated Inspector

  • Up to date knowledge of legislation such as The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005, Housing Act 2004, Building Regulations 2010, standards and best practice in fire safety

  • Excellent understanding of fire prevention and Health & Safety legislation

  • Ability to conduct investigations into incidents and produce reports on outcomes

  • Knowledge of HHSRS - Housing Health & Safety Rating System

  • Ability to work independently on own initiative with minimum supervision

  • Ability to communicate to a wide audience of recipients and resolve situations

  • IT Literate - specifically Microsoft O365 and other specific software

  • Current full driving license

This post is subject to a Basic DBS Check!


  • Great place to work with a friendly team

  • Employees are supported and self development is encouraged

  • Free Parking

  • 5 minute walk to cafe's and shops

Please APPLY NOW or contact Rachael at the Southampton branch!

Please note that no terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of a person's gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability or sexual orientation. Every candidate will be assessed only in accordance with their merits, qualifications and ability to perform the duties of the job.