Role Description

Job Title:

Firestopper

Reports to:

Site Manager

Accountable to:

Contract Managers

Main Objectives

Completing fire preventing methods across all Watson Construction developments in line with site programmes

 

Key Responsibilities

Installation and application of fire stopping products and methodsĀ  in line with company installation guide, manufacturers instructions and specified work schedule

Completion of air tightness sealing within development plots and application of solutions when necessary

Ensuring materials and products are stored appropriately when delivered to site

Keeping a safe and tidy working area at all times

Managing material levels to ensure everything is present for completion of programmed works

Monitoring of products delivered against supplier delivery notes and communicating any discrepancies

Working within the site teams completing general labouring duties when required

Completing daily work record and weekly time sheets

Skills knowledge and aptitude

  • Good knowledge of firestopping products and their applications

  • Ability to work alone and as part of a team to complete required works within the time scale given

  • High standards of quality and attention to detail within application process

  • Good communication skills

  • Effective time management

  • Ability to use initiative to solve problems effectively and in a timely manner to avoid disruption to work schedule

Qualifications & Training
- Essential

  • NVQ Level 2 in Passive fire protection

  • Clean and valid driving licence and own mode of transport

  • Own tools and ladders

Qualifications & Training
- Desirable

  • CSCS card

  • Manual handling & working at height certification

Experience

  • Minimum of 2 years experience in firestopping within construction of new builds

Working relationships

It is important to form strong working relationships with both internal and external people. The focus in this role is:

Internal: Directly employed site staff and Contracts Managers
External: Sub-Contractors, suppliers,Building inspectors, Local Authoritites, clients and tenants

Think you're the right fit?

Great! Send us your application and we'll be in touch

How?

Please send your C.V and covering letter to: Careers@watson-homes.co.uk