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FIRE & LIFE SAFETY INSPECTOR

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We are currently seeking a diligent and detail-oriented Life and Fire Safety Inspector to join our team in the crucial task of evaluating and ensuring compliance with fire safety regulations and life safety codes. As a Life and Fire Safety Inspector, you will play a pivotal role in conducting thorough inspections, identifying potential hazards, and promoting safety measures to protect lives and property in various residential, commercial, and industrial environments.

Responsibilities:

  • Inspection Conduct: Conduct comprehensive inspections of buildings, facilities, and structures to assess their compliance with fire codes, life safety regulations, and industry standards.

  • Code Compliance: Evaluate fire protection systems, emergency exit plans, evacuation routes, fire alarms, sprinkler systems, and other safety equipment to ensure they meet regulatory requirements.

  • Reporting: Prepare detailed inspection reports outlining findings, violations, and recommendations for corrective actions. Maintain accurate records of inspections and follow-up activities.

  • Education and Training: Provide guidance to property owners, managers, and occupants on fire safety measures, emergency procedures, and the importance of compliance with fire codes.

  • Plan Review: Collaborate with architects, engineers, and other stakeholders to review building plans and construction documents, ensuring adherence to fire safety codes and standards.

  • Hazard Identification: Identify potential fire and life safety hazards, such as blocked exits, faulty wiring, inadequate fire protection systems, and hazardous materials storage. Recommend corrective measures to mitigate risks.

  • Emergency Response: Assist in emergency response situations, providing technical expertise and guidance to first responders, occupants, and management during fire incidents and other emergencies.

  • Continual Learning: Stay updated with changes in fire safety codes, regulations, and industry practices. Participate in training and development opportunities to enhance knowledge and skills.

Qualifications:

  • Experience: Previous experience as a Fire Inspector, Building Inspector, or related role is preferred. Experience in fire service, emergency management, or safety compliance is advantageous.

  • Regulatory Knowledge: In-depth understanding of local, state, and national fire codes, life safety regulations, and NFPA standards.

  • Analytical Skills: Strong attention to detail and the ability to assess complex situations, identify potential hazards, and recommend effective solutions.

  • Communication: Excellent communication skills for interacting with building owners, occupants, contractors, and emergency responders. Ability to convey technical information clearly and concisely.

  • Problem-Solving: Capability to think critically, analyze situations, and make informed decisions under pressure.

  • Interpersonal Skills: Diplomatic and professional demeanor when dealing with stakeholders during inspections, ensuring a positive and collaborative environment.

  • Certifications: Relevant certifications such as CFPS (Certified Fire Protection Specialist) or ICC (International Code Council) certifications are desirable.

  • Physical Requirements: Ability to navigate various building environments, including climbing stairs and ladders, and performing physical tasks associated with inspections.

 

If you are passionate about promoting fire safety, ensuring compliance with regulations, and safeguarding lives and property, we encourage you to apply. Join our team and contribute to our mission of creating safer environments through effective fire and life safety inspections. We offer competitive compensation, ongoing professional development, and a supportive work atmosphere. Apply now to be a vital part of our dedicated team.

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