Fire Inspector Job Description Sample
Requisition ID 111041BR Date updated 02/22/2018
This is a part time temporary position of undetermined length.
Under the direction of the site's Fire Marshal/Asset Protection Program Manager the candidate will be responsible to perform EHSS related inspections; including but not limited to:
Issue Hot Work Permits to site contractors / perform fire watch if required.
Perform visual inspection and servicing of Emergency Response Vehicles, (weekly starts, and inventory of supplies completed) 3 Units.
Visually inspect all Fire Extinguishers according to the NFPA 10 Standards. Approximately 700 Units.
Visually inspect all sprinkler control valves, to ensure that valve is locked in the open position.
Visually inspect all Fire Alarm Panels for obvious damage, and signs of corrosion on the batteries. Approximately 12 Units.
Visually inspect Fire Suppression Valves for Sprinkler Systems. Approximately 100 Units.
Inspect above ground Fuel Tanks as required by SPCC regulations. Approximately 5 Units.
Perform visual inspections of Fire Alarm Panels. Approximately 11 Units.
Perform monthly visual inspections of SCBAs. Approximately 10 Units.
Perform visual inspection and servicing of Emergency Response Vehicles. 3 Units.
Visually inspect all PIV's, and exercise (Post indicator valves). Approximately 15 Units.
Water flow and system alarm test
Exterior control valve – spring test
Special Fire Systems – service
Pre-action systems – EW anechoic chambers – PM
Supervisory devices (tamper switches)
IR flame detectors – bulk hydrogen RVS
Hazardous Gas detectors
Perform Annual maintenance of all extinguishers. Approximately 700 Units.
Visually inspect all PIV's, and fully open and close (Post indicator valves). Approximately 15 Units.
The candidate will be required to drive vehicle from site to site, must be able to perform manual material handling / lift up to 50 lbs. will be required walk for extended periods of time, push and pull carts carrying fire extinguishers and other tools and equipment, will operate hand manual and power tools such as power drills.
Will perform other Environmental Health Safety and Sustainability program related tasks as needed buy the Department Manager.
Fire equipment inspection background, preferably completed Fire Academy, Occupational Safety background experience and education.
Business Unit Profile
Raytheon Intelligence, Information and Services delivers innovative technology to make the world a safer place. Our expertise in cyber, analytics and automation allow us to reach beyond what others think is possible to underpin national security and give our global customers unique solutions to solve the most pressing modern challenges -- from the cyber domain to automated operations, and from intelligent transportation solutions to creating clear insight from large volumes of data.
IIS operates at nearly 550 sites in 80 countries, and is headquartered in Dulles, Virginia. The business area generated approximately $6 billion in 2016 revenues. As a global business, our leaders must have the ability to understand, embrace and operate in a multicultural world -- in the marketplace and the workplace. We strive to hire people who reflect our communities and embrace diversity and inclusion to advance our culture, develop our employees, and grow our business.
None / Not Required
Environmental Health & Safety
Type Of Job
Temporary - Part Time
CA - Goleta
Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.
Summary of Position
The Lead 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.
Provide and maintain any and all licenses, permits and technical certifications that are or may be required by any governmental agency as part of what is necessary to fulfill the duties of this position. This shall include, but not be limited to, Public Act 217.
File and maintain proper paperwork including; Acceptance Inspection forms, As-built drawings and online inspection enrollments
Background in protective signal wiring, servicing and central operations
Knowledge of installation techniques and product restrictions also necessary
Strong understanding of central operations from a system standpoint
Computer and automation systems education required
Hardware and software utilization and implementation
Michigan Fire Licenses
Minimum of NICET Level II certification, Level III or IV preferred
Why work at Guardian Alarm
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.
Rewards: Guardian Alarm offers numerous incentives to our employees such as:
Coverage rich medical, dental and a vision plans Company paid life insurance Voluntary employee and spouse life insurance Voluntary disability coverage AFLAC supplemental coverage
Career Path: Guardian engages in a hire to retire philosophy when it comes to our employees. Our highly skilled leadership team focuses on the individual's capabilities and ensures growth for each employee by gaining an understanding and helping map out the next steps of their 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.
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
Hiring department Fire Prevention Srvcs
Monthly salary $3,833+ depending on qualifications
Hours per week 40.00 Flexible from 700AM to 500PM
Posting number 18-03-05-01-6615
Job Status Open
FLSA status Non-exempt
Earliest Start Date Immediately
Position Duration Funding expected to continue
Position open to all applicants
Location Austin (main campus)
Number of vacancies 1
Security sensitive; Certified 3-Yr Driving Record and Criminal background check will be conducted on selected applicant. Hiring decision is contingent upon applicant clearing background check and driving record requirements.
Required Application Materials
- A Resume is required in order to apply
- A Letter of Interest is required in order to apply.
- A List of 3 References is required in order to apply.
Under the general supervision of the Certified Fire Inspector Supervisor conducts fire life safety inspections, as prescribed by nation code, ordinance and policy on university property, for fire hazards, violations of fire prevention principle and adequacy of fire protection equipment.
Inspects university buildings, schools, health care, childcare and public buildings for compliance with state fire regulations and national fire life safety codes. Initiates procedures to report fire code violations and otherwise negligent fire-related issues.
Driving University owned vehicles to job sites will be required for this and most other functions. Defines and conveys corrective actions necessary to bring properties into compliance with applicable fire codes and related laws. Ensures corrective action is completed where violations have been found.
Prepares detailed investigative reports of fire inspections performed and fire code violations observed and initiates procedures to obtain compliance, meets with property/building owners to develop a plan to resolve violations. Assists with the maintenance of records regarding inspections, investigations and inventory of equipment. Performs related duties as required.
Maintains records related to Fire Prevention Services duties. Develops and delivers public education programs. Drive UT vehicle.
Maintain acceptable driver rating as established in Policy: UTS157 Section 2.5.4.
Licenses: Class "C" Operator's Driver's License.
Applicant selected must provide a current three year Driving Record from the current state of residence. If not currently a Texas resident, must obtain a Texas Driver's License within 30 days after entering Texas as a new resident.
Perform other related functions as assigned.
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in a field related to fire science technology or engineering studies or High School Diploma/ GED with four years of experience in fire service, fire inspections, building trades, code enforcement, or related technical fields. Must obtain a NFPA Certified Fire Inspector I certification within 12 months of hire date in order to remain employed in this position and maintain certification for the duration of employment in this position.
Current Class "C" Operator Driver License required. Prior to date of hire, applicant selected must provide a Motor Vehicle Report (MVR) showing a driving history going back 36 months. This includes all states resided in for the past 36 months.
MVR will be evaluated to determine eligibility to drive a University-owned vehicle. If not currently a Texas resident, must obtain a Texas Driver License within 30 days after entering Texas as a new resident. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.
Experience in conducting fire life safety inspections as outlined in NFPA 101. Experience in plan review/blueprint interpretation.
NFPA Certified Fire Inspector I. Completion of NFPA 1031, Professional Qualifications for Fire Inspector and Plan Examiner. Completion of NFPA 1035, Standard for Professional Qualifications for Fire and Life Safety Educator, Public Information Officer and Juvenile Fire Setter Intervention. Public education/teaching experience over a broad range of audience type.
Uniforms and/or personal protection equipment (furnished) May work in all weather conditions May work in extreme temperatures May work around chemical fumes May work around standard office conditions May work around biohazards May work around chemicals May work around electrical and mechanical hazards Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation Use of manual dexterity Climbing of stairs Climbing of ladders Lifting and moving Evening, holiday, and weekend work may be required. Response outside of normal business hours may be required.
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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/
Summary Benefits Supplemental Questions
Under general supervision, investigates, educates, trains and enforces fire and life safety codes to protect people, property and the environment for the Yuma Fire Department (YFD); conducts fire and life safety inspections, and special investigations to determine origin and cause of fires.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: -- Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge, and skills. This is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and duties performed by incumbents of this class; employees may be assigned duties which are not listed below; reasonable accommodations will be made as required. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement and is subject to change at any time by the employer. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Conducts fire and life safety inspections and follow-up inspections for fire hazards, fire suppression systems, hazardous materials, building safety, and compliance with fire prevention ordinances; initiates corrective procedures as needed.
Performs assigned duties within scope of authority and training, and according to YFD policies and procedures; duties may vary according to job assignment and skill level.
Conducts pre-development meetings, plan reviews, construction and construction site inspections to provide technical assistance to clients, and monitor compliance with City codes and ordinances.
Conducts incident investigations to determine origin and cause of fires; follows department guidelines.
Answers inquiries, responds to complaints, and provides general information on fire setting and public awareness education.
Conducts juvenile diversion program for adolescents held legally responsible for fire setting activities.
Maintains and prepares documents and records according to established standards and procedures.
Researches technical manuals, legal and code interpretations, and investigative regulations.
Researches, analyzes and enforces applicable codes, statutes, and ordinances.
Supports the relationship between the City of Yuma and the general public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with citizens, visitors, and City staff; promotes the City goals and priorities, and complies with all City policies and procedures.
Maintains absolute confidentiality of work-related issues and City information; performs other duties as required or assigned.
Education, Training and Experience Guidelines High school diploma or GED equivalent; AND two years of related experience in model building or fire code enforcement; OR an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Working knowledge of fire investigation and experience in determining origin and cause of fires is preferred. Associate's Degree in Fire Science, Construction Technology, Engineering or related field is preferred. Fire Inspector certification in a model fire code is preferred.
City policies and procedures.
National, State and City fire and life safety laws, rules, regulations, codes, practices and procedures governing code enforcement and inspection.
Principles, methods and practices of plan review, code enforcement and building construction.
Techniques for investigating the origin and cause of fires.
Certification training requirements, methods and techniques for risk reduction, inspection, investigation, life safety and fire prevention programs.
Methods and techniques of inspecting a variety of buildings and facilities, including building materials identification and specifications.
City geography, traffic patterns, and the location of all streets, landmarks and buildings.
Computers and specialized hardware and software for preparing reports and maintaining records.
Safe work practices, occupational hazards and safety precautions.
Inspecting commercial facilities for fire and safety code hazards and construction standards.
Enforcing safety standards, codes, ordinances, and standards.
Examining building plans, schematics and specifications, and recognizing the construction of buildings in order to identify deficiencies and apply codes, ordinances, and standards.
Recognizing the type of construction, contents, and occupancy of buildings in order to apply appropriate fire suppression and rescue techniques.
Prioritizing multiple tasks and projects.
Working as a team member with other emergency services agencies.
Recognizing fire and life safety code violations, and working with responsible parties for appropriate remedies.
LICENSE AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
A valid Arizona State Driver's License is required. Current certification as Fire Inspector and/or Fire Plans Examiner in a model fire code is preferred. Certification as Fire Inspector I in a model fire code is required within one year of employment. Additional technical training and certifications are preferred, and may be required.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT
Work is performed in a standard office environment; and in the field at commercial, residential and industrial occupancies, at construction sites, and at emergency incident sites.
This job is classified as Safety Sensitive, and subject to Federal and state regulations.
Position is required to perform standby duty and be available for emergency call out on a rotational basis.
Fire Inspector I(Current Fire Rescue Employees Only)
THIS RECRUITMENT IS FOR CURRENT HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY FIRE RESCUE EMPLOYEES ONLY
WHY JOIN US
Hillsborough County Government provides employees with careers that are both professionally and personally rewarding. With a wide range of independent agencies to choose from, the opportunities within Hillsborough County Government are endless! You are not just an employee within the government, you are an ambassador and business partner making a huge impact within our community that helps shape our future.
WHY WE EXIST
Our mission is to provide effective quality service at a reasonable cost with courtesy, integrity and accountability in a manner that protects and enhances the quality of life of our diverse population.
Graduation from high school or possession of a GED Certificate; and
Possession of a valid State of Florida Firefighter's Certificate of Compliance; and
Possession of a valid State of Florida Municipal Fire Safety Inspector Certification; and
Possession of a valid State of Florida Emergency Medical Technician Certification; and
Possession of a valid Driver License.
JOB SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES
Working knowledge of fire prevention laws, codes and ordinances.
Working knowledge of fire fighting principles and practices and fire prevention inspection techniques.
Working knowledge of building materials, construction practices and mechanical systems related to fire prevention, fire suppression and the safeguarding of lives and property from fire.
Ability to enforce fire prevention codes and ordinances firmly, tactfully and impartially.
Ability to work effectively with others.
Ability to communicate effectively orally, non-verbally, and in writing.
Ability to maintain combat firefighter readiness status.
Ability to use a computer and related software.
Ability to lift and carry weights up to 90 pounds.
Willingness to work outside in a subtropical climate under adverse weather conditions and high noise levels.
Willingness to work rotating shifts to include nights, weekends and holidays.
Note: The following duties are illustrative and not exhaustive. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. Depending on assigned area of responsibility, incumbents in the position may perform some or all of the activities described below.
Conducts fire prevention inspections, evaluates existing and potential fire hazards, and enforces compliance with applicable fire codes and statutes.
Informs property owners, managers or other responsible parties of violations and explains corrections necessary to prevent or remove fire hazards.
Conducts public information programs to increase public awareness concerning fire prevention.
Maintains records of scheduled and completed assignments and documents findings.
Responds to fire alarms for fire suppression, as directed.
Performs other related duties as required.
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR SOME POSITIONS
Successfully passing the National Testing Network (NTN) administered Candidate Physical Abilities Test (CPAT) within the past 12 months or scheduled to take the CPAT within the next 14 days, subject to Department verification; and
Completion of the NTN Fire Team Test within the past 12 months or scheduled to take the NTN Fire Team Test within the next 14 days, subject to Department verification.
This requirement is waived for applicants that are either currently employed by a fire fighting agency or were actively employed by a fire fighting agency within the past twelve months.
SPECIAL PROBATIONARY NOTE
Employees assigned to this classification will serve a one year probationary period.
WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU
We offer much more than the competitive pay you expect. We value our employees and Hillsborough County Government is committed to providing a comprehensive and competitive benefits package. And because we understand that no two people are exactly alike, you can choose what best suits the needs of you and your family.
Health Plan: The County pays towards health insurance premiums for all employees. Employees can select from three health care plan options. Coverage is effective the first of the month following 60 days of employment.
Dental Insurance: Employees are eligible to enroll in the dental coverage and choose from four options: High DMO, Low DMO, a network Open Access Plan, and a PPO. Coverage is effective the first of the month following 30 days of employment.
Vision Care: Employees and their dependents are eligible to enroll in the vision coverage. Co-payment coverage includes exams, lens and frame, as well as an allowable contact lens expense. Coverage is effective the first of the month following 30 days of employment.
Employee Assistance Program: This program provides all employees and family members with professional, confidential counseling sessions. All employees and dependents are afforded up to six (6) free visits per Plan year. Coverage begins on the first day of employment.
Tuition Reimbursement: Employees may be reimbursed up to $1,000 (undergraduate), $2000 (graduate) per fiscal year for classes at an accredited college or university for courses that enhance your ability to perform your current job duties.
Holidays: Employees receive up to 12 paid holidays per year.
Visit our Employee Benefits page for more exciting details.
Do you qualify for Veteran's Preference? Preference will only be entitled upon initial appointment for eligible veterans and eligible spouses of veterans. Documentation that clearly shows dates of service, campaign awards or medals received, and character of discharge (DD-214 Member-4 or Service-2 copy) to support entitlement to preference must be provided at the time of application.
Equal Opportunity Employer:
Hillsborough County Government provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Hillsborough County Government complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
Hillsborough County welcomes and encourages applications from minorities, veterans, and persons with physical and mental disabilities, and will reasonably accommodate the needs of those persons in the application and testing process. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation requests will be on a case-by-case basis.
Hillsborough County Government expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Hillsborough County Government's employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge
Hillsborough County is a drug free workplace.
Employees are required to participate in response/recovery activities in response to an emergency or natural disaster affecting County operations and/or its citizens. In such situations, every effort will be made to maintain operations, but employees will be assigned to carry out response activities suited to their skills and capabilities. MON
Fire Prevention Inspector - Detroit Fire Department
Under the direction of the Fire Marshal and general supervision, inspects buildings, grounds and other structures and pertinent equipment for fire safety and to ensure compliance with the City of Detroit Fire Prevention Code as well as applicable codes, ordinances, laws and regulations governing fire prevention methods.
Examples of Duties
Inspects residential, assembly, educational, industrial and other occupancies.
Inspects premises where hazardous materials are stored, handled, used or sold.
Inspects and witness testing of fire protection/detection systems.
Maintains records and reports on conditions found.
Inspects fire escapes and other emergency exit passages.
Provides instructions and advice to owners and occupants of buildings.
Conducts inspections including but not limited to census tract district inspections, performing inspections for fire hazards, observing condition of fire extinguishers, fire hose and sprinkler systems, standpipe systems, fire alarm systems, clearance of aisles and exits, condition of fire escapes, fire doors and exits, and arrangement of materials and equipment.
Instructs schools, churches and other groups on fire prevention methods and hazards, as required.
Conducts post fire inspections and investigations.
Assists in the gathering of evidence in cases involving violations of law.
Testifies in court, as required.
As a sworn court officer, issues misdemeanor court citations to violators of the Fire Prevention Code.
Answers telephone, assists customers and performs other routine office related duties.
Periodically and regularly works afternoon and weekend shift schedule.
Periodically works in an 'on-call' capacity requiring response to calls while off regular duty.
Issues misdemeanor court citations to violators of the Fire Prevention Code and ordinances.
Prepares written documents, such as fire inspection and incident reports, summaries for hazardous material operators, business correspondence, and drafts of Fire Prevention policies and procedures.
High School graduation or GED and preferably one year of advanced training in fire prevention engineering.
Five years of experience in the Detroit Fire Department Fire Fighting Division on active duty.
LICENSE, CERTIFICATION AND OTHER SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
- Employees in this class will be required to operate a motor vehicle; valid State of Michigan Operator license required.
- NFPA Fire Inspector I, Fire Inspector II and State Fire Inspector certification based on NFPA 1031, "Professional Qualifications for Fire Inspector and Plan Examiner", within one year after achieving permanent status or promotion.
- NFPA Fire Inspector Certification / annual training and re-certification thereafter shall be required as a condition to remain in this classification.
SUBJECTS & WEIGHTS:
- Computerized Examination
- Oral Appraisal
- Evaluation of TEP - QL: Pass / Fail
Principles and chemistry of fire.
Identification of fire hazards.
Basic computer skills and common office software such as Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
Managing multiple priorities.
Extensive public contact with highly independent decision-making.
The instruction and demonstration of fire and life-safety practices.
Physical and Mechanical dexterity.
Oral and written communication.
Time management and organizational skills.
Identify fire hazards.
Determine and ensure compliance with life-safety and fire prevention laws and standards.
Comprehend and interpret local and national fire and life-safety codes and standards.
Interpret plans, blueprints, specifications, shop and schematic drawings.
Prepare inspection reports.
Interact effectively with business clients and the public with tact and diplomacy.
Display initiative and resourcefulness in handling inspection problems and correcting fire hazards.
Work highly independently.
Interact and deal persuasively and effectively with the public.
Work in small cramped or tight places.
Work effectively with other Inspectors, following direction or providing mentoring as necessary.
Resolve issues with business owners and citizens through education, direction, and enforcement.
Learn fire prevention, protection, and public education material through on-the-job training and in classroom settings.
Provide a consistent, high-level of customer service.
Field work may include exposure to outside elements and seasonal weather conditions and indoor exposure to residential, commercial or industrial property in various conditions and stages of repair or construction.
Field work may also involve daily driving for long periods of time and walking, lifting, standing, bending, stooping, looking up for extended periods, climbing ladders and stairs.
Field work may require going onto rooftops, into attics and basements and expose personnel to loud and noisy conditions and environments.
Duties involve moving or lifting materials weighing up to 50 pounds on a regular basis, such as boxes of public education materials, office equipment and supplies, etc., and infrequently weighing over 75 pounds.
A review of the applicant's attendance records and work performance will be considered in the promotional process.
Persons applying must meet the position qualifications, including licensing and certifications.
Completion of an evaluation process is required.
If you have previously applied for this position, you must re-apply to be considered for this vacancy.
DEPARTMENTAL PROMOTIONAL OPPORTUNITY - CLASSIFIED
"CITY OF DETROIT FIRE DEPARTMENT EMPLOYEES ONLY"
The above statements describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to the class. Incumbents may be required to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this specification. Specific job duties may vary from position to position.
Title Adopted: 6/28/37
Senior Fire Alarm Inspector - Fire Service - Las Vegas NV
Division: Building Technologies
Business Unit: Field Operations
Requisition Number: 219565
Primary Location: United States-Nevada-Las Vegas
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Senior level
Education Required Level: High School Diploma / (GED)
Travel Required: 15%
The Siemens Building Technologies Division is the North American market leader for safe and secure, energy-efficient and environmentally-friendly buildings and infrastructure. As a technology partner, service provider, and system integrator, Building Technologies has offerings for fire protection; life safety; and security as well as building automation; heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC); and energy management. Since 1995, Siemens has helped to modernize nearly 7,000 buildings worldwide, including important American landmarks such as World Trade Center Memorial, Times Square Building, Carnegie Hall, Walt Disney World and the Mount Vernon Estate.
For more information, please visit: http://www.siemens.com/businesses/us/en/buildingtechnologies.htm
Siemens is seeking a Senior Fire Alarm Inspector to join our Las Vegas team. This role is crucial to the success of our operations team, providing support in a variety of ways to ensure that our customers' systems provide a safe environment in their buildings.
Coordinates, manages implements and performs inspections for new equipment installation, post-installed and/or third-party equipment.
Implements a solution on inspection repairs for Commercial Fire & Life Safety Systems as well as Security/Access control systems that may or may not be integrated into the Life Safety Systems.
Tests life safety systems and provides clear and timely documentation on the results.
Serves on-call at least once a month to respond within a two-hour window to the service need requested by the fire (and possibly security) team.
Performs semi-complex equipment installation; installs control and distribution apparatus such as switches, relays, and panels, (fastening in place with screws or bolts using hand tools and power tools) as needed per inspection findings.
Creates connections to various sensors and electrically powered devices; validates connections to power source, terminates wiring, mounts parts, and tests connections.
Participates in the verification of point database and ensures that programming operations are consistent with scope of inspection for the intended integration and sequence; backs up data (if required) to data servers and/or creates automated backup procedure; resolves routine inconsistencies in the functions or sequence of operations; contacts Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) for technical support when needed; resolves issues; refers complex matters to supervisor as needed.
Provides support for the scheduling of trade contractors to coordinate inspection services as needed; participates in the coordination of schedules for proprietary service internally to the coordinators and customer.
Assures customer acceptance; trains customers on system operations. Completes and submits routine written reports; provides Plans & Control System Documents to engineering for as-built drawings if needed.
Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience:
Required education: High School Diploma, state-recognized GED, or state-recognized high school proficiency exam.
Required experience: Two years of experience in service, installation, inspections, sales or management in the fire alarm industry.
Required travel: 15%
Must have working knowledge of fire alarm panels, devices, and auxiliary outputs. Strong working knowledge of life safety and local and national NFPA codes.
Ability to read and interpret blueprints.
F card or ability to obtain one within 90 of start to retain position.
Must be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office.
Ability to work in a variety of circumstances including climbing ladders, scaffolds and high-lift equipment as well as working in ducts, crawl spaces, and above ceilings. Must be able to carry and move equipment and tools weighing up to 75 pounds.
Must be able to work overtime, including weekends and holidays as well as alternative shifts or work nights when required.
Must have excellent communications skills (written and verbal) in English, using tact and diplomacy when dealing with customers.
Ability to work in the U.S. without a need for current or future sponsorship.
Must be at least 21 years old to participate in required Siemens vehicle plan.
Must have a valid driver's license in good standing.
Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Education:
Preferred education: AC/DC or Electronics schooling
Joint Commission fluency.
NICET II certification in fire alarm systems
Fire Sprinkler Inspector -Tampa
Minimum of High School Diploma/GED
NICET Level II Certification for the Inspection and Testing of Water-Based Systems
Minimum of 2-3 years of experience inspecting, testing and/or repairing fire sprinkler systems
Must have the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously
Strong interpersonal skills; ability to work with diverse groups
Proficient in the use of personal computers including such programs as MS Word, Excel, Outlook, Adobe Acrobat and database (software) programs
Familiarity with applicable codes (i.e. NFPA 25)
Ability to move/lift 50lbs, perform work in unusual spaces such as climbing ladders, scaffolding and high lift equipment up to 40 feet, working in ducts, crawl spaces, above ceilings, etc.
Backflow Assembly Tester certification a plus
Experience inspecting fire alarms a plus
Effective oral and written skills, good time management customer service skills and professional behavior are all required.
Ability to work a full time schedule, overtime may be required for this position with short notice
Available for travel, which may include nights and weekends
Valid driver's license with acceptable driving record, will conduct background and drug test
Perform routine inspection, service and maintenance of fire sprinkler/standpipe systems and related equipment
Perform flow tests, fire pump tests, hydrostatic tests, main drain tests, trip test dry valve and test hydrants
Correctly identify and inspect standpipe including; identify class of standpipe and hose cabinet, properly test hose valves, test pressure relief, inspect and re-rack hose.
Conduct fire pump tests including; properly identify pump types, calculate actual flow GPM/hoses, use pitot, multimeter, tachometer, have knowledge of pump controller and the ability to graph pump curve
Perform wet system inspections including; perform the main drain test, identify types of FDC connection and inspectors test valves, identify and test flow switches, tampers, water motor alarms, antifreeze loops, and perform a proper walkthrough inspection
Properly identify and test fire hydrants
Interface with customers to explain work to be performed, answer their questions and address their concerns in a knowledgeable and respectful manner.
Perform dry sprinkler inspection including; properly trip test dry valve, identify/test/reset QOD's and air maintenance device, identify auxiliary drains, clean/reset dry valves, identify low air pressure switches, properly put system in service and identify correct types of air compressors.
Perform pre-action/deluge inspections including; properly identifying and disabling the systems, testing and resetting, identify mechanical, electrical op and auxiliary shutdown and properly put system in service.
Work cooperatively with other departments within the company and with fellow coworkers
EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability
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