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.
- 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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