1. Performs assignments under limited supervision.2. Directs the work of lower labor grade employees under the direction of the Fire Code Compliance Services Office.3. Under the direction of the Fire Code Compliance Services Office, assumes general responsibility for the completion of assignments.4. Inspects University properties for compliance with fire codes and standards and mitigates as needed.5. Coordinates and consults with Construction Management and Architectural and Engineering Services and external architects, designers and contractors to ensure compliance with fire codes and standards in new construction, renovations and fire systems.6. Inspects construction sites to ensure fire safety and proper safety practices are being conducted.7. Responds and assists as needed to emergencies on campus, including but not limited to: fires, haz-mats, rescues, and odor complaints.8. May respond to emergencies with lights and sirens as directed by department policy.9. Conducts public assembly inspections.10. Observes and handles physical and safety hazards, taking appropriate action.11. Prepares detailed written investigative and inspection reports as required and in accordance with department directives, state and local law on the appropriate documents.12. Promote positive interactions with internal and external contacts such as faculty members, principal investigators, lab and research personnel, business managers, facility managers and supervisors, EHS colleagues, Yale Animal Resources Center staff, Security, Campus Police Department, Local Fire Department, State and Federal agencies to discuss safety issues and implement corrective recommendations.13. Interact with external contacts such as outside contractors to ensure services provided are performed in a manner consistent with Yale expectations, policies and procedures.14. Conducts public education, training classes and fire drills within the Yale community.15. Assists in the preparation of fire safety proposals and the design specifications for fire protection equipment.16. Assists in fire investigations. Conducts minor investigations independently, i.e. trash fires, dumpsters, minor electrical fires, etc.17. Trains lower labor grade employees using various training methods.18. Performs related duties as required or assigned within the job classification.
Posting Position Title: Fire Inspector
Required Skill/ability 1: Good oral and written communication skills.
Work Week: Flexible or Non-Standard (for anything other than Standard)
University Job Title: Fire Inspector
Required Skill/ability 2: Ability to make effective and logical decisions under pressure.
1. Associate's degree (Bachelor's degree preferred) in Fire Technology/Fire Science or equivalent education and experience to be determined by oral exam.2. Two or more years experience in fire prevention or related field. Knowledge of alarms and sprinklers. Successful completion of FF1 and Haz-Mat Tech or equivalent.3. Successful completion of ICS 100 & 200.
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