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Forensic Fire Investigator 55005

  • Location: Basildon
  • Salary: £23.06 - 29.83 per hour per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Function: Engineering
  • Contact: Ellie Ebbage
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01384 397555
  • Expiry Date: 22 July 2022
  • Job Ref: 61788

Forensic Investigator – 55005

Pay Rate: Up to £23.06/hr LTD rate (inside IR35). AWR rate increase applies after 12 weeks – rate will increase to £29.83/hr LTD.

Division: Quality

Contract Position based at: Dunton

Position Description and Key Responsibilities:

  • Investigate vehicle fires in UK market.
  • Determine the cause of the fire through onsite investigation and analysis/reconstruction of the burnt vehicle and components.
  • Cooperate with internal and external departments (e.g.: engineers/manufacturers/suppliers/police/public prosecutor).
  • Create reports, expert opinions and documentation for internal committees (CCRG- Critical Concerns Review Group, FRC- Field Review Committee) and external communication (OGC, insurance companies, authorities (e.g. KBA/DVSA) up to the representation of the results in court proceedings).

Skills Required:

  • Good background in vehicle design and assembly - PD/manufacturing

Skills Preferred:

  • Report writing
  • Presentation skills

Experience Required:

  • Vehicle design or manufacturing engineering

Experience Preferred:

  • Time in technical workshop - e.g. fleet workshop, pilot plant, dealer service

Education Required:

  • Degree in relevant subject e.g. Mechanical/Electrical Engineering

Additional Information:

Hybrid working, c. 1 day per week on site.

Role involves travel, potentially an average of 1 trip/week, with some overnights depending on distance.


For further information, please send your interest and CV to –

Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Contracts are those of an Employment Business.