Position title
Fire Protection Engineering Technologist
Description

The Fire Protection Engineering Technologist / Fire Code Consultant, a graduate of a Fire Protection Engineering Technologist program, will support a variety of challenging project deliverables and be responsible for site audits, risk assessment, and the creation of fire code compliance solutions for our clients. This individual will leverage their experience, knowledge and collaboration skills to develop best-practice solutions, with a keen interest in educating clients on fire safety and compliance.

Responsibilities

Conduct site audits and assess life safety systems for performance utilizing applicable codes and standards for code conformance
• Independently assess, evaluate risk and prepare professional technical reports describing deficiencies and recommendations for improved life safety
• Independently develop fire safety plans for review by the FCS technical team
• Conduct fire safety training for building staff and residents, as required
• Meet with and negotiate with respective municipal authorities on behalf of FCS clients
• Investigate, advise and develop tools for best-practice solutions for unique design, retrofit and compliance challenges
• Fill the gap between public education and enforcement though the design and implementation of code compliant solutions to fire safety challenges
• Review and prepare professional fire alarm retrofit contract documents, including the creation of permit drawings and specifications, for review by the FCS technical team
• Administer fire alarm retrofit projects from commencement through to completion including conducting site reviews, contractor administration, progress reporting, final commissioning, preparing closing documents and obtaining permit clearance, as required
• Participate in presentations, tradeshows, knowledge-sharing and team meetings
• Travel to project site is a requirement; therefore a reliable vehicle, valid driver’s license and clean drivers abstract (required for company record) must be maintained for this position

Qualifications

Education, Designations and Certifications:
• Preferred: Fire Protection Engineering Technology Diploma (3YR)
• Minimum: Fire Protection Engineering Technician Diploma (2YR)
Work Experience:
• Experience in Fire Alarm and Fire Code Consulting
• Strong technical skills and industry knowledge of the Building and Fire Codes
• AutoCAD skills, an asset
• Leadership skills
• Must hold, and maintain, a valid Class G or better Ontario Driver’s License in good standing
Knowledge and Skills:
• Superior analysis skills, solutions-oriented and consultative in nature
• Excellent customer focus and client relations skills
• Excellent communication, interpersonal and presentation skills
• Strong proficiency and attention to detail
• Ability to manage complex projects and prioritize multiple tasks
• Works well independently, and excels within a team environment
• Professional documentation and specifications writing skills
• Good Word, Excel, PowerPoint skills, as applicable
• Focused on knowledge-sharing and reciprocal feedback
Working Conditions:
• Monday to Friday, 8:30am–5:00pm, potential evenings/weekends (based on business needs)
• Must be able to stand for long periods of time while on site visits
• May be required to climb a ladder to assess fire protection systems or risks
• Must be able to drive for up to 4 hours for travel, as required

Job Benefits

We do have RRSP and benefits package available.

Job Location
Working Hours
40
Date posted
October 23, 2018
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Position: Fire Protection Engineering Technologist

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