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Fire Inspector I

Company: SAFEbuilt
Location: Saint Cloud
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Fire Inspector I

SAFEbuilt is currently seeking a Certified Fire Inspector to perform fire safety inspections of existing commercial and residential buildings and facilities and sites of public assembly for compliance with state and local codes and ordinances pertaining to fire prevention; to perform technical plan reviews and inspections for new construction projects. You'll be a member of our highly respected building department team with a full complement of resources to support you and exciting projects to keep you challenged.


* Perform fire safety inspections of residential, commercial, industrial properties and places of assembly to determine compliance with fire prevention codes and ordinances.
* Strong working knowledge of life safety and NFPA codes.
* Inspect, post and issue weed abatement notices; issue written notices requiring the abatement of fire and related health and safety code violations;
* Re-inspect to determine whether compliance has been achieved on all violations;
* perform fire and safety clearance inspections for new business licenses;
* Participate in disaster preparedness programs;
* Review plans for code compliance with applicable fire and building codes including, but not limited to, checking underground fire mains, fire alarm systems, fire suppression systems, hazardous materials storage and architectural/engineering details;
* Research and review fire legislation, codes and ordinances;
* Provide technical information concerning fire code requirements
* Perform other related duties as assigned.


* Extensive knowledge of local building codes and current construction procedures/technology
* Strong knowledge of California codes
* Interpretation of codes in the field and ability to provide code compliant solutions
* Must possess the ability to positively interact with the other staff members, the general public, contractors, governmental entities, and other clientele
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills
* Good time management, organization, and attention to detail skills
* Demonstrated ability to exercise initiative and a considerable amount of independent judgment


* Two years of responsible experience in a variety of fire prevention
* High School Diploma or Equivalent
* Training and completion of college level courses in Fire Prevention, Fire Science, Fire Protection, Engineering, Plan Checking, Building Construction or a related field.

License or Certifications:

* Possession of a valid driver's license with good driving record.
* ICC Fire Inspector I preferred
* ICC Fire Inspector II exam within one year of hire
* ICC Building Inspector Certification is a plus

SAFEbuilt has a 25 year history of providing building department services as a government contractor. Our culture is positive and energetic as we empower people to do what they do best. Join the other highly qualified and motivated individuals who share the common Core Values of Integrity, Respect, Service, Teamwork and Improvement.

We offer a strong salary and benefits package to reward ability, certification levels, and work experience. Benefits include health, dental, vision, life, and disability insurances, paid holidays, paid time off, paid training, new certification bonuses, a matching 401K Plan, and more.

Keywords: SAFEbuilt, Melbourne , Fire Inspector I, Other , Saint Cloud, Florida

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