Fire Safety Specialist - Environmental Health and Safety-2006206
Are you passionate about fire and life safety? Do you like solving problems, working in teams and influencing others? Do you possess exceptional organizational and communication skills and want to help us make a positive impact on our university fire and life safety programs?
Carnegie Mellon, one of the world leaders in higher education and research, is seeking a Fire Safety Specialist to join the Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) team.
You would be an integral and highly-valued member of this team, you will assist in coordinating and conducting inspections and drills, issuing operational permits, and the authorization of fire and life safety systems throughout the university community.
Creates and maintains emergency evacuation plans for campus buildings.
Facilitates in the development and maintenance of the Floor Marshal Program.
Assists in leading annual and follow-up fire inspections of university properties.
Helps the Fire Safety Manager with research and compliance with applicable codes, policies, and university guidelines.
Participates in the development of hazard assessments and investigations.
Conducts acceptance testing for fire protection and fire detection with Architects, General Contractors, Subcontractors and University Project Managers.
Conducts building inspection and documentation of existing Passive and Active components condition.
Provides fire safety education and training to the university community.
Writes and submits reports as required.
Participates with Emergency Operations Planning and Exercise activities.
Assists with Emergency Plan activation and coordination as necessary.
Works with federal, state and local regulatory agencies as well as with other Universities and national organizations.
Bachelor's degree in Safety, Industrial Engineering or related field AND two years of occupational safety experience; OR, Six years of occupational safety experience; OR, Any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.
Fire Inspector II certification.
Fire Plans Reviewer/Examiner certification.
Hazardous Materials Awareness certification
ICC Commercial Building Inspector certification
Fire code enforcement and fire prevention inspection, and fire/life safety systems acceptance testing/certifying in accordance with applicable fire codes and standards.
Knowledge of ICC, NFPA, OSHA and ANSI codes, regulations and standards.
Able to work, walk, and climb ladders, stairs, vaults, ceilings, crawl spaces, and other limited access areas to inspect and test fire and life safety installations and conduct investigations in all areas of all buildings and building systems (investigations may require special protective equipment use for hazardous materials exposure incidents). Able to carry a minimum of 50 pounds of fire extinguisher equipment from vehicle to site location.
Carnegie Mellon (www.cmu.edu) is a private, internationally ranked research university with programs in areas ranging from science, technology and business, to public policy, the humanities and the arts. More than 12,000 students in the university’s seven schools and colleges benefit from a small student-to-faculty ratio and an education characterized by its focus on creating and implementing solu...tions for real problems, interdisciplinary collaboration and innovation. A global university, Carnegie Mellon’s main campus in the United States is in Pittsburgh, Pa. It has campuses in California’s Silicon Valley and Qatar, and programs in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe and Mexico.