Fire Test Manager


Bristol, GB

At Etex, our purpose is to inspire new ways of living. We are an international leader in sustainable construction, driven by a passion for excellence, but it's our people that are our top priority. We connect, collaborate, and champion the well-being of our employees, forming partnerships and pioneering change in our ever-evolving industry.

At Etex, we seek to make a meaningful impact in the lives of our customers and our communities. Are you looking for a company where you can learn, grow & lead? Join us as Fire Test Manager in Bristol!


The Fire Test Manager will be responsible for overseeing and coordinating all aspects of fire testing activities, associated classification, and third-party certification for the Promat brand within Etex Building Performance UK.

The role is critical in ensuring the safety and compliance of Promat products and systems with UK Building Regulations. The role will be based in Bristol working closely with the Application Support Manager but will require travel to UK and European test laboratories as required.


What you’ll do:

  • Work closely with internal development team and product management to ensure fire tests comply with project requirements, applicable UK Building Regulations, and industry best practice.
  • Develop and implement fire tests to evaluate fire performance of Promat products and systems.
  • Plan and manage national certification of Promat products and systems with UK and European notified bodies.
  • Provide guidance and support interpreting fire test results and recommending appropriate design modifications as necessary.
  • Collaborate with external stakeholders, such as regulatory bodies, testing laboratories, or clients, to establish effective communication channels, address enquires and maintain positive relationships.
  • Advise on bespoke major project specifications and provide safe, compliant commercially competitive solutions.
  • Stay informed about the latest developments in fire test standards, UK Building Regulations, and industry best practice and contribute through industry associations on official technical committees.


What you’ll bring:

  • A practical ability and experience in construction, site inspection or fire testing will be considered
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to interpret and evaluate complex fire test data.
  • Excellent project management and organisational abilities to manage multiple projects concurrently.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills to collaborate with cross-functional teams and external stakeholders.
  • Attention to detail and ability to maintain accurate documentation and reports.
  • Practical installation skills and ability to supervise build teams as required.
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD and Microsoft Excel


Why join us?

  • We are named the world's #1 most trustworthy company in the construction sector by Newsweek and Statista in 2023!
  • Our culture – we connect & care about those around us. We nurture teamwork, communities, partnerships and new ways of working, placing the highest importance on the safety and working environment of our people.
  • Our ‘Road to Sustainability 2030’ is our plan to help build a better, sustainable future. We work towards this vision by caring about our social and environmental impacts and developing innovative solutions
  • We have a strong conviction that diversity of thinking helps us to deliver a strong and sustainable performance. It is also essential for us that everyone feels part of the team. In this spirit, we are committed to equal opportunities and zero tolerance towards discrimination
  • Flexibility: For us, hybrid and flexible working is all about trust, and we want you to be able to do your best work (depending on the role).