Fire Protection Specialist (Sprinkler Sy...
City of San Antonio - San Antonio, TX

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Under general supervision, is responsible for performing professional work reviewing fire sprinkler plans and fire alarm plans for conformance with the International Fire Code. Exercises no supervision.

Essential Job Functions:
  • Provides technical assistance to fire sprinkler system designers, fire sprinkler contractors, architects, and engineers regarding City ordinances.
  • Reviews fire sprinkler plans for conformance with the International Fire Code.
  • Performs site visits to assist field inspectors in acceptance testing of fire sprinkler systems.
  • Prepares correspondence and special reports.
  • Meets with architects and engineers regarding fire code issues as they relate to their designs.
  • Attends preliminary plan review meetings.
  • Provides support to Building and Fire Inspectors.
  • Performs related duties and fulfills responsibilities as required.

Job Requirements:
  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with preferable coursework in Fire Protection Science, or a related field.
  • Four (4) years experience in fire protection experience.
  • Must obtain International Code Council (ICC) Certification as a Fire Plans Examiner within one (1) year of employment.
  • This position requires a valid Class “C” Texas Driver’s License or the ability to obtain a valid Class “C” Texas Driver’s License within thirty (30) days after becoming a resident of the State of Texas. Use of your own personal vehicle may at time be required and proof of Liability Insurance will be required.
  • Physical requirements include occasional lifting/carrying of 5 pounds.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Knowledge of the International Fire Code.
  • Knowledge of the International Building Code.
  • Knowledge of construction process.
  • Skill in utilizing a personal computer and associated software programs.
  • Ability to prepare clear and concise reports.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, supervisors, and the general public.

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