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Fire Risk Quality Assurance Consultant




Fire Safety

Employment type

Full time

Contract type


Quality Assurance Consultant

Opportunity for a Quality Assurance Consultant to join our thriving Fire Risk Management team. This is a chance for you to join our successful, fun, highly engaged Fire Safety team in an influential role.

You will play a key part in supporting our Fire Risk Management business nationally, working collaboratively within the Fire Division to optimise our quality management and project delivery activities.

The role would suite those wishing to move away from operational assessing into an assurance role, where you will be predominantly home-based with infrequent visits to your nominated office, unless it is your preference to attend more frequently. Occasional travel may be required when attending departmental meetings/conferences and continual Personnel development training, during which overnight accommodation may be required.

As our Quality Assurance team develops, we are also keen to seek those with experience within the built environment relating to fire safety matters, this may include construction stage inspections of compartmentation, passive fire protection or external wall remediation.

What you will need to succeed in this role:

Fire Safety Delivery

A passion for fire risk management, with a focus on end-user experience and safety.

Strong experience in delivering fire risk management consultancy services to a range of clients in a variety of project sectors in the UK market.

Professionally qualified in fire risk assessment. 

An understanding of the guidance documents and awareness of a variety of compensatory measures which can be used across multiple occupancies to successfully implement performance-based design.

Commitment to ongoing professional development, maintaining current and agile aware of the latest industry developments and an ability to undertake independent learning.

Membership of a recognised 3rd Party Accreditation with the Institution of Fire Engineers Register of Fire Risk Assessors or a similar industry related scheme.

Full Member of the Institute of Fire Engineers or provide evidence that you are working towards.

Project Management 

Efficient time management and organisational skills. Ability to plan individual workload to meet the timeframes for service delivery.


Excellent communication and presentation skills.

Meticulous attention to detail when reviewing fire risk assessments and safety reports.

Ability to provide effective and timely feedback and resolve technical issues.

Ability to mentor and develop less experienced consultants, working to interpret, shape and meet client’s needs ensuring high quality delivery outcomes and consistently achieve client satisfaction

Act as a role model within the team with responsibility for welfare of the team and actively championing Hydrock values and staff wellbeing.   


BS 9997 Lead Auditor qualification

Experience using App-based technology.

What's great about Hydrock now Stantec

We are a multi-disciplinary engineering consultancy of over 900 staff in 21 offices across the UK. Our driving motivation is to be a ‘Force for Good’, as it is our aim to improve the quality of people’s lives from our employees to our clients, through to the communities we work in and our planet as a whole through the work we do.  

From the buildings that surround you, the roads and bridges you cross, all related to the infrastructure that we create, we aim to offer the most sustainable possibilities to shape the places, communities and society that we live in through meeting our client’s needs. Through the path we are on to delivering a green future, the result is something that everyone can be proud of. 

Named as Building’s Engineering Consultant of the Year in 2023, we’re known for delivering outstanding sustainable projects for our communities, planet, and society.

Some of these projects have recently received industry accolades, including Cleveland Pools winning the Conservation and Regeneration category at the Construction Excellence South West Awards 2023; Bay Technology Centre named Commercial Project of the Year at the British Construction Industry Awards 2022; YGG Tan-y-Lan picked out in the Integration and Collaborative Working category at Construction Excellence Wales Awards 2022; The Deaf Academy singled out for its Universal Design at the Civic Trust Awards 2022; and Bristol’s iconic waterfront Wapping Wharf Living sweeping up at the Bristol Property Awards.

Take a look at our 2023 end of year film and get a feel for what we’re all about. 


What we can offer you: 

Inspiring and supportive colleagues 

Reward for progression and hard work 

An opportunity to develop your soft skills, as well your technical skills

Competitive starting salary 

Excellent health benefits 25 days of holiday (buy/sell up to five days), accrue 1 day extra every 2 years, with bonus holidays too!

An earlier finish on Friday (4pm!) 

An opportunity to give back: “Day off for good cause” (on a workday) 

A huge range of flexible benefits, including climate perks and an EV car leasing scheme 


A place to feel included

We champion diversity, equity and inclusion. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we commit to supporting our employees and ensure we create a safe environment that nurtures you to perform at your best. Offering our people flexibility is an important factor in achieving this aim.  

We consider all application individually with the required qualifications and knowledge without regard to any of the protected characteristics. We would like to provide everyone with a fair selection, assessment and employment experience so we ask with are made aware of any physical or neurodiverse condition within your application for which appropriate reasonable adjustments can be made by us. 


Looking for the next steps? 

Once you have completed your application through our careers site, we aim to review and respond to you as soon as your application’s been reviewed.

If shortlisted, a member of our Talent Acquisition Team will call you for an initial pre-screen by phone (typically 30 minutes) to help us assess your motivations and interest in the position and Hydrock now Stantec.

If you progress following this telephone pre-screen, you will be invited to attend a formal interview by video conference (Microsoft Teams) or in our offices. 

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