Fire Inspector Job Description Sample
Summary of Position
The Fire Inspector is responsible for overseeing, coordinating and controlling every aspect of all required fire alarm system inspections. They are required to coordinate scheduling for all required inspections. The Lead Fire Inspector is required to ensure prompt, high quality service to all of our customers.
Monitor and report personnel levels to the manager.
Oversee and provide support and on-the-job training to System Inspection Personnel.
Spend adequate time in the field monitoring Technician performance and customer satisfaction.
Update all jobs and actions regarding status of inspections and when permits are being completed and closed out.
Recommend and formulate policies and procedures that will increase the quality and efficiency in the System Inspections area.
File and maintain proper paperwork including; Acceptance Inspection forms, As-built drawings and online inspection enrollments
Guardian Alarm Company is a Michigan based company with over 1,400 employees nationwide. Guardian Alarm is exceedingly expected to have significant growth potential and continues to set the standard of security in the industry while also providing employees with exceptional benefits. Guardian Alarm Company continues to be a full service provider of security solutions by delivering superior customer service through our highly skilled work force, cutting edge products, and a dedicated service team.
Why work at Guardian. . .
Competitive Compensation: Our compensation philosophy is based on pay for performance initiatives. Every employee's experience is considered based on the market value of the position. We offer annual reviews to our employees to ensure equitable market standards are maintained.
Career Path: Our trained leadership team focuses on the individual's capabilities and ensures growth for each employee by gaining an understanding their next steps of their career. We offer designed training programs for our employees and for them to stay on the right direction, employees are given the right maps and compasses to ensure a successful career. Jobs are made for anyone, careers are made at Guardian Alarm.
Mission: Our Mission is to provide superior customer service, high-quality security products and design and to continue to heighten the standard of excellence we have set in the security industry.
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The world's leading private security organization, G4S, has an immediate job opportunity for a Fire Inspector. In this position, you will control and extinguish fires, assist people endangered by fire, and reduce or eliminate potential fire hazards. You will also respond to confined space incidents, Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and hazardous material incidents. Additional duties include Fire and Life Safety Inspections to ensure the facility is compliant with all State, Local and National Fire Protection Act (NFPA) Codes and Standards, client Security/Fire Standards, and assigned insurer directives. You must also conduct inspections to ensure a safe working area when issuing hot work permits when required.
G4S is a security provider for the United States government, fortune 500 companies, nuclear power plants, oil and gas companies, airport, ports, banks, hospitals, factories, warehouses, commercial facilities, residential communities and much more.
G4S offers job security, excellent pay and benefits, and career opportunities. We offer entry level careers, management careers, sales careers and executive careers across the United States and internationally.
Specific Duties and Essential Functions
Control and extinguish fires
Assist people endangered by fire
Reduce or eliminate potential fire hazards
Respond to confined space incidents, EMS and hazardous material incidents
Conduct Fire and Life Safety Inspections
Issue hot work permits
The Ideal Candidate:
Education, Licenses and Certifications Required
Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent
Must possess a current and valid driver's license
Must possess one of the following:
Firefighter I and II certification
Minimum of two (2) years of professional fire safety and suppression experience
Type and Length of Specific Experience Required
- If previously employed, meaningful and verifiable work history
Effective oral and written communication skills
Active listening skills
Ability to assess and evaluate situations effectively
Ability to identify critical issues quickly and accurately
Attention to detail
Ability to mediate conflict with tact, diplomacy
Must be at least 18 years old or the minimum age required by the State, if higher
Must be a U.S. citizen or a foreign citizen authorized to legally work in the United States
Must not use illegal drugs. Must be able to pass a drug test with negative results (except when undergoing documented medical treatment).
Must submit to an extensive background check, including criminal history, personal references, employment and education verifications, and Department of Motor Vehicle and credit checks if applicable
Must be able to provide, upon job offer, a DD214 discharge document with discharge status indicated, if prior military
Physical Requirements and Environment
Environment: Indoor and outdoor, temperature ranges from moderate to extreme cold and heat
Major activity: Walking, standing, speaking, listening, observing
Physical efforts to carry out job duties: Standing, walking, and sitting; Some stooping and kneeling, ability to maneuver up to 50 pounds; Ability to climb stairs and ladders
About the Company:
EOE Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity
G4S is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
and an Alcohol- and Drug-Free Workplace
If you have any questions regarding Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action or Diversity and Inclusion, or have difficulty using the online system and require an alternate method to apply, please contact our Corporate Human Resources Department at (800) 506-6265.
To receive an update on your application status, please contact our local office by following this link: http://www.g4s.us/en-US/Site%20Tools/Contact%20us/
MINIMUM TRAINING & EXPERIENCE Benefits Supplemental Questions
Graduation from high school supplemented by course work in fire prevention, and 1 to 2 years of experience in structural inspections or related work required. Experience in plan review is preferred. Must possess a valid Florida Driver's License and have an acceptable driving record and maintain an acceptable driving record.
Possess and maintain a Certificate of Compliance as a Fire Safety Inspector from the Florida Bureau of Fire Standards.
EMERGENCY DECLARATION STATUS:
Non-essential employees may be required to work during a declared emergency and may be required to work during an undeclared emergency or in the aftermath of an event associated with a declared emergency. On an incident by incident basis, the employee's Department Head will make the determination when the employee will be required to work.
GENERAL STATEMENT OF JOB:
Under general supervision, performs specialized administrative and technical work in the inspection of commercial and multi-family buildings for compliance with applicable state and local fire and building codes. Work involves inspecting buildings for fire and safety hazards: interpretation, application and enforcement of city and state fire codes pertaining to new and existing commercial and multi-family buildings.
Employee is also responsible for analyzing, processing and reviewing building plans and specifications detailing new or modified construction for adherence to applicable fire and building codes and types of materials used in commercial and multi-family construction. Employee must check plans and specifications for proposed installation to ensure the codes and ordinances have been followed. Employee must exercise independent judgment in applying the codes to a variety of work situations.
Work may also involve responding to scenes in a support role. Reports to the Fire Marshal.
SPECIFIC DUTIES & RESPONSIBLITIES:
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Conducts life safety inspections of existing commercial establishments and multi-family residences to determine the existence of fire hazards, the efficiency of fire protection equipment and general compliance with state and City fire codes and fire prevention standards.
Conducts life safety inspections for special events.
Conducts technical inspections of new building construction or building modification for conformance with applicable city and state building codes; inspects all work upon completion, giving final approval to work that meets applicable codes.
Advises owners, builders and contractors on fire safety, and reviews and processes plans and specifications submitted for building permits, checking for compliance with existing codes and standards.
Investigates complaints of fire safety hazards, compiling data and ordering actions to comply with codes and ordinances, as applicable.
May be required to be on call after hours, which includes some nights, weekends and holidays for investigations of fires of suspicious nature or involving injury or death to determine their cause; collects physical evidence, sketches fire scene, interviews witnesses or suspects, etc.; prepares documentation of all investigative action for presentation to Fire Marshal and/or Deputy Fire Chief; testifies in court, as necessary.
ADDITIONAL JOB FUNCTIONS
May testify on behalf of the City and Fire Prevention at code enforcement hearings for appeals by businesses or property owners concerning fire inspection findings.
Performs other related work as required.
This job description is not intended to be and should not be construed as an all-inclusive list of all the responsibilities, skills or working conditions associated with the position. While it is intended to accurately reflect the position activities and requirements, Management reserves the right to modify, add or remove duties and assign other duties as necessary that are a logical assignment to the position.
What you will do
Under direct supervision, performs routine inspection, testing and preventative maintenance of Johnson Control's fire systems product line, as well as, similar competitive product line inspections, while working under close supervision of a more senior inspector.
How you will do it
Assists with inspections on JCI Building Systems and competitive equipment product lines, fire suppression equipment, emergency lighting equipment, and all other assigned systems.
Completes Service Acknowledgment with proper coding through communicating devices, such as laptop computers and/or hardcopy. Obtains customer signature upon completion of assigned calls.
Follows and maintains a highly structured inspection schedule and completes assigned inspections on time.
Responsible for meeting customer expectations while performing quality inspections.
Inputs, retrieves and archives inspection documentation via laptop computer.
Makes minor repairs and programming changes while under direct, authorized supervision.
Properly completes all reports, such as, mileage and monthly vehicle reports, as well as, the maintaining of adequate inventory levels within assigned inspection vehicles in like new condition.
Perform other duties as directed.
Carries and moves equipment and tools weighing up to 40 pounds. Works in unusual and sometimes difficult positions such as climbing ladders, scaffolding and high lift equipment up to 40 feet, working within ducts, crawl spaces above ceilings, etc.
Adheres to and follows safety guidelines and policies at all times.
What we look for
High school diploma required. Electronics certification from an accredited technical school desired. Must be proficient in the use of personal computers to include Windows, test equipment (i.e. multimeters, battery analyzers, frequency meters, decibel meters) and communicating devices. Fire suppression experience preferred. Must have a valid driver's license and a driving record that meets Company requirements. Demonstrated excellent communications skills, using tact and diplomacy when dealing with customers. Must obtain and retain any licenses that are required by National, State and local codes.
Johnson Controls is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information, please view EEO is the Law. If you are an individual with a disability and you require an accommodation during the application process, please visit www.johnsoncontrols.com/tomorrowneedsyou.
WHAT YOU WILL DO:
Responsible for meeting customer expectations while performing quality fire sprinkler system inspections
Accurately discern and document deficiencies found during an inspection
Professionally represent the company at all times
Complete Service Acknowledgement/inspections with proper coding through communicating devices, such as laptop computers, smartphones, and/or hardcopy
Follow and maintain a highly structured inspection schedule
Utilize ACE dispatch system
Complete assigned inspections on time
Perform other duties as directed
WHAT WE LOOK FOR:
High School Diploma or Equivalent
Able to work in unusual and sometimes difficult positions such as climbing a ladder, scaffolding and high lift equipment up to 40 feet, working within ducts, crawl spaces above ceilings, etc. Capable of performing physical labor to include carrying and moving equipment and tools weighing up to 40 pounds
Ability to adhere to and follow safety guidelines and procedures at all times
Must be knowledgeable in the use of personal computers
Self-starter that can work with little to no supervision
Must have excellent communication skills, using tact and diplomacy when dealing with customers
Strong organizational skills, positive attitude, and an ability to learn quickly
Who we are
At Johnson Controls, we're shaping the future to create a world that's safe, comfortable and sustainable. Our global team creates innovative, integrated solutions to make cities more connected, buildings more intelligent and vehicles more efficient.
We are passionate about improving the way the world lives, works and plays. The future requires bold ideas, an entrepreneurial mind-set and collaboration across boundaries. You need a career focused on tomorrow. Tomorrow needs you.
Johnson Controls is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you are an individual with a disability and you need an accommodation during the application process please email SpecialAccommodations@Tyco.com
VILLAGE OF SCHAUMBURG
Human Resources Department
101 Schaumburg Court
Schaumburg, IL 60193
The Village of Schaumburg employs approximately 600 employees in a variety of departments within the organization, such as police, fire, public works, engineering, finance, human resources, cultural services, community development, information technology, and transportation. Our employees work to serve the residents and strive to make Schaumburg the best community it can be.
Schaumburg is a thriving community of 75,936 residents located 12 miles west of O'Hare International Airport and approximately 26 miles northwest of the City of Chicago. The community is the base of the second largest concentration of retail, office and commercial activity in the state of Illinois and recently named one of the Top Ten Best Places to Live according to Money Magazine.
INVITES ONLINE APPLICATIONS FOR THE POSITION OF:
Fire Inspector (Fire Department) Part Time with an online application deadline of 06/17/2018 or until 75 applicants have successfully completed the application process.
STARTING SALARY: $26.87 - $30.18 per hour working up to 19 hours per week. Salary dependent on qualifications.
The salary range for this position is $26.87 - $40.13. This position is represented by a union; you may refer to the AFSCME collective bargaining agreement available on our website.
Please attach as part of your application all necessary documents verifying that you meet the minimum qualifications for the position.
This position is considered a civil fire prevention officer responsible for the effective enforcement of Village fire and life safety codes and ordinances through inspections of residential, commercial, and industrial properties. Position requires self-discipline, accurate scheduling, spontaneous problem resolution, excellent verbal and written communication skills, provision of expert testimony in courts of law, and working autonomously.
Shall occasionally be required to perform inspections and/or duties as designated, beyond and/or in addition to, the normal work day or work week.
Responsible for understanding and applying Village of Schaumburg Code of Ordinances and any adopted codes and ordinances.
Performs inspections and fire systems tests of new and existing buildings to ensure compliance with fire and life safety codes.
Organizes daily work schedule, and completes designated or scheduled inspections and/or assignments, prior to end of work day. Investigates complaints and performs inspections as required to promote safety and prevent fire hazards. Also responsible for contacting and notifying responsible parties involved, and assisting in resolving all code infractions to ensure compliance with codes and ordinances.
Provides technical assistance, correspondence, and/or notices, to the general public, Village personnel, property owners, and contractors. Issues warning notices, tickets and citations as directed, involving violations of the Village of Schaumburg Code of Ordinances, and/or other related Village adopted ordinances and codes. Maintains documentation and appears in court as necessary.
Reviews job site plans/drawings for any discrepancy or deviation from Village approved plans/drawings. Utilizes special tools, instruments, equipment, etc. as necessary in fulfilling job duties or assigned tasks, as directed. Attends educational courses and seminars as needed in order to maintain certifications and licenses, or as directed. Performs other duties as assigned.
Associates Degree in fire science, building technology or closely related field. A minimum of two years of fire prevention or inspection experience.
Certification in Fire Inspector I with the International Code Council or ability to obtain within one year date of hire. Experience in a position involving customer service and customer complaint investigation skills. Possession of a valid driver's license and reliable transportation. Proficiency with current computer software systems, including email, calendar programs, job specific software, and customer service systems preferred or within the first six months of employment.
General knowledge of the requirements and materials that relate to fire prevention codes, occupancies, egress and safety, and hazardous materials. General knowledge of the requirements for legal enforcement of Village of Schaumburg Code of Ordinances.
Ability to effectively enforce the Village of Schaumburg Code of Ordinances and related adopted ordinances. Ability to prepare written reports based on filed complaints and/or inspection results. Ability to maintain files of general information, letters, memorandums, correspondence inspection reports.
Ability to investigate, locate, and detect code violations relating to property maintenance and licensing. Ability to communicate and to establish and maintain working relations with residents, property owners, contractors, tradesmen and the general public in a professional manner. Must possess the ability to analyze complex problems to arrive at recommendations.
Ability to communicate and to establish and maintain working relations with coworkers. Capable of sound decisions through analytical abilities to resolve complaints, conduct inspection, and ability to make professional judgments when enforcing departmental policies, procedures, and operations.
WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Capable of climbing ladders, stairs, scaffolding, ramps, stairwells, etc. Capable of stooping, crawling, bending the body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist, bending the body forward and downward by bending leg and spine, moving about on hands and knees or hands and feet, extending arm(s) and hand(s) in any direction; seizing, holding, grasping, turning with hands; picking, pinching, or otherwise working with fingers; maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, running, standing, or crouching.
Ability to judge distances so as to see objects where and as they actually are, ability to distinguish objects by the eye, ability to perceive the nature of sounds, ability to feel objects such as size, shape, or texture by the use of fingers and finger tips, ability to distinguish varying degrees of temperatures. Capable of good speech with the ability to speak before audience with poise and well-modulated voice control using the English language. Capable to withstand heights, walk on roofs, maneuver around and/or through obstacles, construction materials, manufactured materials and/or equipment.
Capable of operating instruments, tools, and equipment that are job related and/or as directed. Necessity to effectively communicate in written form. Capable of conducting thorough plan/drawing review, interpreting customer requests, proof reading, working with figures, and effectively performing code enforcement and compliance.
Lifting and carrying up to 25 pound weights occasionally. Exposure to high levels of noise for extended period. Exposure to extreme temperatures for prolonged periods, and/or abrupt changes to temperatures and weather.
Exposure to petroleum products, chemicals, acids, fumes, dust, or disagreeable odors, human, animal or rodent fecal matter, exposure to rodents and/or pests, or inadequate ventilation. Exposure to inclement weather conditions, standing water, mud, concrete placement, obstacles, and construction materials.
Part-Time employees are not eligible for benefits.
Candidate screening process may consist of an application review, skills testing, employability assessment, interviews, reference checks, and other job-related testing or verifications. Chosen candidates will be subject to a background and criminal history investigation, and qualifying pre-employment medical examination and drug screen.
THE VILLAGE OF SCHAUMBURG IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Job Description: Benefits Supplemental Questions
This is professional work in analyzing, evaluating, recommending modifications and approving fire protection plans and systems in new construction and existing structures. The work requires a basic understanding and application of the theories, principles and practices of fire protection, usually gained through degree granting schools or an equivalent level of practical knowledge gained through experience. Contacts require skills in understanding and/or influencing people when requiring owners and contractors to meet building codes for fire safety. The inspection work is covered by clearly defined policies and principles underlying fire protection where the incumbent is required to exercise judgment in accomplishing fire protection objectives. Work is sometimes performed in a construction environment where risks and hazards are substantial but they are known, predictable and controllable. Operates standard office equipment, motor vehicles and standard measuring devices. The physical demands consist of standing, walking, climbing, lifting objects weighing less than 50 pounds, driving and sitting. The work is performed under administrative direction where the work is subject to operating plans, objectives, functional policies and precedents, and the work is free from any technical control in planning and carrying out work responsibilities. The work is reviewed in terms of feasibility, compatibility with other work projects and effectiveness in meeting requirements or expected results.
Examples of Work:
Analyzes, evaluates, recommends modifications and approves fire protection plans and systems in new construction and existing structures.
Performs fire safety inspections of construction sites and advises customers on violations and corrective actions necessary for compliance with fire safety codes and fire protection engineering standards.
Conducts engineering tests and calculations and evaluates complex systems necessary for fire safety in structures.
Resolves problems with fire protection plans and systems by applying engineering theories, principles and practices.
Consults with and makes recommendations to architects and engineers involved in designing structures with fire protection systems.
Provides technical assistance to construction contractors, developers, builders and others engaged in planning and constructing structures with fire protection systems.
Trains Fire Inspectors in fire plans review techniques, fire protection systems and provides technical guidance.
Advises Fire/Rescue Department Officials on technical matters including corrections for fire safety compliance, and other fire protection issues and participates in the development of plans to improve services provided by the Fire/Rescue Department.
Represents the Fire/Rescue Department on the Building Code Adjustment Board and other technical committees assembled to address fire safety issues.
Demonstrates proficiency in the City of Jacksonville's competencies.
Performs related duties as required.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of the theories, principles and practices of fire protection.
Knowledge of fire prevention methods, codes and engineering standards for various types of building design and construction.
Knowledge of Fire Prevention Division rules, regulations, practices and procedures.
Ability to analyze, evaluate, recommend modifications and approve fire protection plans and systems.
Ability to read, understand and interpret construction plans/drawings.
Ability to provide technical assistance on construction of fire protection systems and engineering practices.
Ability to conduct engineering tests and evaluations of complex technical systems.
Ability to inspect construction sites to observe and evaluate standards and resolve fire protection issues.
Ability to train and guide the work of others.
Ability to prepare and make presentations before groups.
Ability to operate a computer, including computer assisted design programs.
Open Requirements/Supplemental Information:
A six-year combination of education and/or experience in fire protection systems, codes, consultations, design and inspection.
Within the above combination, possession of a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution in Fire Protection Engineering or a related field is preferred.
The probation period for this class is six (6) months.
This classification performs safety-sensitive functions and is subject to pre-employment, random and other drug/alcohol testing programs as set forth in the City of Jacksonville's Drug Free Workplace Policy (0401).
FLA Class E Driver's License is required prior to appointment & must be maintained.
FLA Fire Safety Inspector Certification is required prior to appointment & must be maintained.
City of Jacksonville Public Driver Certification must qualify prior to appointment, obtain and maintain during employment.
NFPA Certified Fire Plan Examiner (CFPE) or NFPA Certified Fire Plan Specialist (CFPS) certification must be obtained within one (1) year of hire date and maintained.
ONLINE APPLICATION REQUIRED.
- Apply at www.coj.net/jobs. A copy of your Florida Fire Safety Inspector Certification and FL Class E Driver's License are required with your application. NEOGOV works best with Google Chrome, Firefox and Internet Explorer version 11 or higher browsers. Please try to apply using one of these browsers. You may have to cut and paste the link into the browser's search area. Be sure to add coj.net to your address book to ensure you receive email notifications. You may also check your application status at any time by logging into your account.
If claiming veteran's preference, you must attach a DD-214 (Member Form-4 copy) or military discharge papers, or equivalent certification from the Department of Veterans Affairs listing military status, dates of service and character of discharge. You must also attach the Veterans Preference Certification Form and if applicable, the additional forms as noted here: http://www.coj.net/departments/employee-services/veterans-preference
If a candidate believes he or she was not afforded veteran's preference, he or she may file a written complaint, within 60 calendar days upon receipt of notification of the hiring decision, requesting an investigation to:
Florida Department of Veterans Affairs
Division of Benefits and Assistance
9500 Bay Pines Blvd., Room 214
St. Petersburg, FL 33708
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Please ensure that the email address and contact information you provide is current, secure, and readily accessible to you. We will not be responsible in any way if you do not receive or check your email-box in a timely manner.
Application Special Instructions
Applicants must upload a copy of degree attainment.
Must possess a Virginia Department of Fire Programs Inspector 1031 certification. Applicants must upload a copy of certification.
Must possess and maintain Basic Healthcare provider Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification. Applicants must upload a copy of certification.
An acceptable general background check to include a local and state criminal history check and sex offender registry check.
A valid driver's license with an acceptable driving record. Applicants must upload a current DMV transcript.
Requires satisfactory completion of a pre-employment medical evaluation and pre-employment substance abuse testing with satisfactory results from both.
Required to work, nights, holidays, and weekends as job duties demand.
If you are a Fire Inspector with experience, please read on!
We are a global, well-established full service protection and installation company. We have been in business over for thirty years and have continued to expand! With an excellent reputation and we have grown to become a leader within our industry. Our client base includes a wide range of mid and large based businesses.
Due to growth, we are searching for a well-rounded Fire Inspector to join our talented team!
Generous compensation and benefits package!
We're hiring in OH, WA AND MA but you must live near a major airport.
Please apply today if interested or you can send your resume to me directly:
Top Reasons to Work with Us
1.Competitive salary plus excellent benefits!
3.Upward career growth
What You Will Be Doing
Executing sprinkler and alarm inspections
What You Need for this Position
At Least 3 Years of experience and knowledge of:
Field fire inspection
NICET (level II certification preferred)
Fire Alarms and Sprinklers
Must be comfortable with frequent travel
What's In It for You
Competitive Salary and bonus
401(k) and more!
So, if you are a Fire Inspector with experience, please apply today!
Applicants must be authorized to work in the U.S.
General Purpose Benefits Supplemental Questions
Under the supervision of the Deputy Fire Marshal, this position confirms compliance with plan review and fire code requirements. The Fire Inspector conducts inspections of new buildings under construction, building modifications, tenant finishes, as well as, fire code compliance of existing structures.
Hiring range is $26.59 - $33.89/hr (minimum - midpoint of salary range) dependent on qualifications.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Conducts inspections of buildings, fire protection systems, public and private water/hydrant distribution systems, fire alarm systems, standpipe/fire pump systems, dry and wet chemical extinguishing systems, flammable liquid and gas storage tanks, hazardous chemical storage and handling systems, emergency service communications systems, and smoke control and removal systems in new and existing buildings to ensure compliance with applicable codes and regulations.
Coordinates final acceptance testing and inspections with builders, developers, contractors, relative to construction features, fire protection and alarm systems, public/private water systems, hazardous chemical storage and removal systems, dipping and spray finishing systems, and other associated code requirements.
Coordinates safety visits and existing-building inspections with building and business owners, to ensure code compliance is achieved.
Ensures fire code requirements are met to provide emergency vehicle access, water distribution systems in relation to fire flow delivery, and fire/life safety standards in new developments and/or structures in the Loveland Fire Rescue Authority jurisdiction.
Completes assigned records and reports and communicates findings of inspections and tests to occupant, developer, contractor, or owner of building.
Conducts analysis of fire protection problems and/or issues and communicates findings through the use of computer generated reports.
Maintains close working relationships with LFRA personnel, other governmental agencies and private industry relative to fire protection and code enforcement issues.
SUPERVISORY DUTIES: None
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Effective, professional and tactful communication with co-workers, development and construction professionals, and the general public.
Principles of fire prevention, fire and smoke behavior, hazardous materials storage and handling systems, fire suppression and detection technology, and comprehensive fire protection engineering principles.
Ability to utilize the International Fire and Building Codes and NFPA Standards when performing job functions.
Collect, analyze, organize and present information effectively in written and oral formats.
Ability to read and interpret complex plans, maps and specifications.
Analyze and resolve final acceptance testing and inspection deficiencies in accordance with locally adopted codes and standards.
Ability to operate at higher elevations in relation to the ground and do so with mobility and flexibility without jeopardizing the safety of self or others.
- Response, Readiness, Relationships, Resources, Positional Leadership
Two (2) years professional experience conducting building and fire protection system inspections utilizing the International Fire Code and NFPA standards.
Associate Degree from an accredited college or university preferred.
Licensure and/or Certifications:
Valid driver's license.
International Code Council (ICC) Fire Inspector I certification.
ICC Fire Inspector II, State of Colorado Fire Inspector I and II, and State of Colorado Fire Suppression System Inspector required at 12 months of employment.
ICC Fire Plans Examiner, Colorado Fire Inspector III-Plans Examiner, and State of Colorado Fire Suppression System Inspector Plan Reviewer preferred.
Applicants: please include with your application copies of all required and preferred certifications, as well as any additional ICC, NFPA, and/or State of Colorado certifications or licenses you currently possess.
Working Environment and Required Background Checks:
Standard office equipment, computer and related engineering and support software, visual aids.
Material and equipment directly used:
Work is performed in a variety of environments including, but not limited to, office, construction sites, industrial facilities, and other public places. Work involves extended periods of sitting, standing, walking and climbing ladders and scaffolds. Requires occasional heavy (50 pounds) lifting; may occasionally be exposed to loud noises, dust, fumes, or gases and radiant energy. May occasionally be required to navigate slippery or uneven surfaces and work around moving objects or vehicles.
This job description is not designed to contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee.
Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
A driving record and criminal history background check will be obtained pre-employment.
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