Fire Services Specialist

Fire Services Specialist

Location: California


Conduct comprehensive fire inspection and fire & life safety plan review services for Company’s clients, in accordance with the governing jurisdiction’s interpretations. Consults with jurisdiction and provide additional services as needed.

Locations: San Francisco Bay Area and Southern California


  • Travel to and perform on-site inspections to verify compliance with approved plans and regulations as adopted by the jurisdiction.
  • Review plans and specifications of buildings, fire protection equipment and industrial processes, pursuant to Federal, State, and Municipal fire protection codes, ordinances and guidelines.
  • Interpret Federal, State, and Municipal fire protection codes, ordinances, and guidelines as to application to site and plans and educate all parties involved in use of plans and or site construction.
  • Compose field reports of corrective actions to architects, engineers, contractors and applicants, in order to remedy deficiencies noted in plan inspection and/or review.
  • Perform periodic and follow-up inspections of new and existing buildings, structures and installations.
  • Research problems, analyze various approaches and recommend solutions.
  • Attend meetings and conduct on-site evaluations of buildings to ensure a minimum of fire and life safety compliance provisions are met.
  • Through continuing education maintain expertise in current code and advancement in technology, materials, and methods of fire and life safety protection.
  • Conduct hazardous materials inspections, issue hazardous materials permits and research technical resources concerning hazardous materials.
  • Investigate complaints pertaining to violation of fire prevention laws.
  • Maintain files of reports.
  • Perform other related duties as required.


  • Minimum of five years’ experience performing inspections, or fire plans review, for a jurisdiction or municipality.
  • Certification as a Fire Code Inspector, issued by NCA, CSFM or ICC, or
  • Certification as a Fire Inspector II, issued by the ICC, or CSFM.
  • Certification as a Fire Plans Examiner, issued by ICC, or CSFM.
  • Completion of California State Fire Prevention Courses.
  • Strong oral communication skills to provide interpretation and application of Federal, State, and Municipal fire protection codes, ordinances, and guidelines.
  • Ability to walk, crawl, climb ladders and be in confined space.
  • Be able to work with minimum supervision.
  • Ability to operate a motor vehicle.
  • Complex reading skills in order to interpret CA codes.
  • Strong written skills in order to communicate to architects, engineers and applicants in written comments, letters and other California Code of Regulations, local ordinances, and federal regulations documents.
  • Not required, but desire ability to also interpret building codes, ordinances and guidelines.
  • Require adequate vision to review plans, read documents and drive.
  • Critical decision-making skills and advanced analytical skills.
  • General word processing and computer skills.
  • Ability to attend work and perform job duties on a regular and consistent basis.
  • Possession and maintenance of a valid Class “C” California driver’s license is required.

Working Conditions

  • Majority of time working alone.
  • Often working outside in all weather conditions.
  • Sometimes working in high places, noisy environments, and dark areas.
  • Sometimes working at a desk.











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