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Primary Role:

The Fire Systems Level 2 Technician will be responsible for the installation, troubleshooting,

configuration and maintenance including but not limited to Fire Alarm Systems. The technician

may also be required to participate in or be responsible for the deployment/installation of an

applicable networked physical security information management solution.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Serve as primary Technician and/or Engineer from product staging through post
  • development support.
  • Technical Project Management
  • Oversee Fire Alarm Inspection Process and Procedures
  • Must possess and demonstrate excellent customer communication skills utilizing oral,
  • written and presentation skills.
  • Responsibilities may include Pre & Post Sales technical support.
  • Support sales teams to evaluate opportunities.
  • Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills.
  • Trains and instructs the customer on proper use of applicable technology
  • Mentoring other CSI Technicians
  • Other duties as required or assigned by company management.

Qualifications:

  • Associate of Applied Science degree in Electronics/Equipment Technology or equivalent
  • Five (5) years related experience preferable with Fire Systems.
  • NICET (Fire Alarm Systems) Level 3 minimum requirement
  • Working knowledge and/or experience with a variety of manufacturer’s products,
  • including, but not limited to: Honeywell Notifier, Simplex, EST, and Siemens
  • Some knowledge of IP and computer networking.
  • Some AutoCad experience helpful.

Additional Skills and Abilities:

  1. Customer service mind‐set, ability to demonstrate empathy for customer’s needs and

concerns.

  1. Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  2. Superior customer service skills to deal with both internal and external customers.
  3. Strong interpersonal skills; ability to work with diverse groups.
  4. Must be responsible, personable, detail oriented, self‐motivated, possess good

organizational and time management skills.

  1. Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
  2. Proficiency in the use of personal computers including such programs as MS Word, Excel,

Access, PowerPoint and Outlook.

  1. Ability to work in fast paced environments and adapt quickly to changing situations.
  2. Ability to demonstrate planning, organizing and implementing skills which allow the

successful completion of a project by a specific due date.

  1. Must be able to effectively handle stressful situations.
  2. Must be able to read and effectively interpret architectural plans, schematics, design

drawings, etc.

  1. Possess strong written and verbal communication.
  2. Individual must have good communication skills, self‐starter and the ability to perform and

complete high quality work.

  1. This person must be able to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and work well

independently or with other people.

  1. Valid and current driver’s license.

    Email resume to
    jvanjura@comsysinc.com.  Attention:  HR Director.

 

Position Summary:

 

The Vice President, National Fire Service Activities - Government Relations reports to the Senior Vice President of Government Relations.  This position is responsible for developing, coordinating, directing and implementing programs related to ICC’s relationship with the national fire service and the adoption of the International Fire Code and International Wildland-Interface Code.  Responsibilities also include supporting the State and Local Regional Managers with fire service relationship building and fire code adoptions and to ensure the successful completion of the goals and objectives of the International Code Council (ICC), especially as they apply to fire service activities and Government Relations.

 

Position Responsibilities:

 

  • Assume a leadership role in positioning ICC, including products and services, to better serve core constituencies, principally the fire service agencies for whom model codes, standards and evaluation reports are developed
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with ICC Government Relations regional managers, fire service organizations, members and chapters,
  • Manage the Memoranda of Understanding (MOU) between ICC and national fire service organizations including NASFM, NVFC and IAFC.
  • Build national coalitions of fire code officials, stakeholders and interested parties to further the goals of the ICC, promote the IFC and the organization’s relationship with the fire service community
  • Promote ICC and the use of the IFC with Federal Agencies (FEMA, NFA, OSHA, CSB, NIST, DOD)
  • Using ICC-provided software, monitor Federal, state and local legislation and rule-making to identify and address fire-related issues. Assist the State and Local GR staff with monitoring state and local government legislation and regulatory activities related to the fire code/fire safety issues, analyzing impact on ICC, develop and present testimony that supports organizational objectives
  • Function as liaison and outreach coordinator for fire service membership activities; coordinate and integrate the GR program with other ICC activities, including the utilization of other staff expertise as needed to augment the program; support the GR Legislative Team
  • Make recommendations for the development and implementation of programs related to national fire service activities and the adoption of the IFC and IWUIC.
  • Provide staff support as Secretariat to the Fire Service Membership Council
  • Make presentations to fire chiefs, fire code officials and fire marshals on all aspects of the ICC
  • Represent ICC at fire service member meetings, conferences and trade shows; Promote Building Safety Month with the fire service
  • Evaluate existing programs, services and procedures and recommend changes as necessary to support the goals of the ICC
  • Analyze information and recommend courses of action to be taken
  • Establish and implement effective internal and external communications
  • Provide regular reporting of activities
  • Prepare annual cost center budget.
  • Manage own cost center budget and track expenditures to ensure compliance with approved budget
  • Considerable Travel Required
  • Other duties as assigned
  •  

 

 

Essential Skills and Education / Experience / Location:

  • Ability to Travel up to 50% throughout the United States
  • At least 7 years of experience in a leadership role in a state or national fire service organization or ICC fire service chapter; Fire Chief or Assistant Chief/Fire Marshal preferred
  • At least 2 years of experience in policy or advocacy related fields preferred
  • Expertise in the technical requirements and administration of the IFC
  • Strong skills in Microsoft Office, and proven ability to master other computer software.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • A proven history of delivering on commitments
  • Patience, understanding, independence, professionalism, reliability
  • The ability to use productively the knowledge, experience, and efforts of others
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Bachelor’s Degree required; Fire Protection Engineering Degree preferred

 

Please contact Gina Tenuta for all inquiries and resume submissions: gtenuta@iccsafe.org

RYAN QUINN

Fire Protection Designer

Posted by RYAN QUINN Employee Apr 16, 2018

 

Job Responsibilities:

We are currently seeking a Fire Protection Designer to join our Fire Protection Team located in our Atlanta Corporate office.  This position reports directly to the Director of Fire Protection Engineering & Code Services and will serve as a fire protection systems Designer to support our State registered Fire Protection Engineers (FPE).  This position requires the ability to:

  • Collaborate in a Team environment with a positive and helpful attitude,
  • Take direction from Director and FPE’s, Fire Protection Technologists, and other Designers,
  • Create accurate, complete and code compliant CAD/Revit design drawings and project specifications for fire sprinkler, fire alarm, mass notification and special hazards systems,
  • Self-start and work with minimal supervision,
  • Effectively manage design tasks, project schedules and deadlines.

 

If you are self-motivated, goal and detail oriented, take pride and responsibility for your work, and want to advance your career by working alongside of experienced Fire Protection Engineers with a qualified and experienced A/E Firm that appreciates you and your ambitions, look no further.

 

This opportunity is ideal for experienced Designers who wish to grow their career with fellow Fire Protection professionals and a firm dedicated to individual professional growth in an environment centered on team participation. Considerations for this position must be authorized to work in the US.

 

Job Qualifications:

 

NICET Certified Level III – Water-Based Systems Layout / Fire Alarm Systems / Special Hazards.

  • Certified Fire Protection Specialist (CFPS) credential is a differentiator.
  • 10+ years’ experience in the Fire Protection field.
  • Proficient in AutoCAD / Revit.
  • Practical experience with HASS calculation software / Word / Excel / etc.
  • Clear and effective verbal and written Communication skills.
  • Excellent working knowledge of NFPA Codes and Standards. Familiarity of ICC Codes and UFC is a differentiator.
  • Must be able to obtain Governmental clearances, especially for DoD installations and facilities.

Contact POND AT:  ButtsC@pondco.com

 

Job Responsibilities:

We are currently seeking a Fire Protection Designer to join our Fire Protection Team located in our Atlanta Corporate office.  This position reports directly to the Director of Fire Protection Engineering & Code Services and will serve as a fire protection systems Designer to support our State registered Fire Protection Engineers (FPE). 

This position requires the ability to:

  • Collaborate in a Team environment with a positive and helpful attitude,
  • Take direction from Director and FPE’s, Fire Protection Technologists, and other Designers,
  • Create accurate, complete and code compliant CAD/Revit design drawings and project specifications for fire sprinkler, fire alarm, mass notification and special hazards systems,
  • Self-start and work with minimal supervision,
  • Effectively manage design tasks, project schedules and deadlines.

 

If you are self-motivated, goal and detail oriented, take pride and responsibility for your work, and want to advance your career by working alongside of experienced Fire Protection Engineers with a qualified and experienced A/E Firm that appreciates you and your ambitions, look no further.

 

This opportunity is ideal for experienced Designers who wish to grow their career with fellow Fire Protection professionals and a firm dedicated to individual professional growth in an environment centered on team participation. Considerations for this position must be authorized to work in the US.

 

 

Job Qualifications:

 

  • NICET Certified Level III – Water-Based Systems Layout / Fire Alarm Systems / Special Hazards.
  • Certified Fire Protection Specialist (CFPS) credential is a differentiator.
  • 10+ years’ experience in the Fire Protection field.
  • Proficient in AutoCAD / Revit.
  • Practical experience with HASS calculation software / Word / Excel / etc.
  • Clear and effective verbal and written Communication skills.
  • Excellent working knowledge of NFPA Codes and Standards. Familiarity of ICC Codes and UFC is a differentiator.
  • Must be able to obtain Governmental clearances, especially for DoD installations and facilities.

 

Contact POND AT:  ButtsC@pondco.com

Want to be part of something big? As an employee of the National Fire Protection Association, you are working toward truly making a difference all over the world. You play a key role in keeping first responders safe, helping to provide architects with guidelines for building design and safety, providing education to children in schools, and so much more. Employees at NFPA bring a collective passion to work every day as together, they contribute toward solving the fire problem…all while being offered great benefits, including a generous 403(b) match and an on-site fitness center.

Want to make a difference? Join Us. 

NFPA is seeking an inspirational and innovative team builder to lead all functions within our Public Education and Wildland groups and to oversee NFPA’s exciting new relationship with the National Fire and Life Safety Center (NFLSC) and NFPA Heroes Experience. If selected for the role, you’ll be responsible for all internal and external public education messaging, program development and implementation, and serve as the primary public education expert and voice for NFPA. Whew! Talk about an invigorating opportunity! 

A Little Bit About You:

  • You have demonstrated knowledge and experience when it comes to educating the public and your outreach practices are innovative and fresh.
  • You can expertly navigate the world of the Fire Service, and related safety organizations.
  • Your passion for working with residents and local and state officials, including fire and forestry professionals, is clear and contagious.
  • Community Risk Reduction practices are familiar ground for you, and you enjoy building programs to share this knowledge and expertise.
  • You are well-versed in learning theory and modalities, understand how children, older adults and every age in between learn and comprehend information and the idea of applying that knowledge cross-culturally and in a global setting gets your heart pumping.
  • You are proactive and knowledgeable in your development of communications strategies that drive toward program outcomes. 
  • You are positively curious and want to understand the mission and goals of NFPA, and how you can make an impact as part of our team.

The Nitty Gritty:

  • Develop and drive the overall strategy and approach to public education for NFPA.
  • Manage a passionate and driven (and fabulous) team of staff to achieve specific public education outcomes.
  • Ensure that there is consistent messaging surrounding Public Education across all NFPA platforms.
  • Contribute to and lead NFPA's efforts around Community Risk Reduction.
  • Lead the exciting integration of NFPA activities into the National Center for Fire and Life Safety.

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Want to be part of something big? As an employee of the National Fire Protection Association, you are working toward truly making a difference all over the world. You play a key role in keeping first responders safe, helping to provide architects with guidelines for building design and safety, providing education to children in schools, and so much more. Employees at NFPA bring a collective passion to work every day as together, they contribute toward solving the fire problem…all while being offered great benefits, including a generous 403(b) match and an on-site fitness center.

 Engineers at NFPA do it differently. They oversee the standards development process while working with experts from different professions around the country and the globe. They travel near and far to provide trainings and share their technical knowledge and expertise. They work to ensure that first responders are kept safe, help to provide architects with guidelines for building design and life safety, and work with building owners on inspection and testing procedures for their fire protection systems. They author content for key NFPA handbooks and publications. Until death, injury, property, and economic loss due to fire, electrical and related hazards is eliminated, there is work to do.

A Little Bit About You:

  • You hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical or Mechanical Engineer or related field. An advanced degree and professional certification/licensure in related field preferred.
  • You are knowledgeable in the field of industrial and/or chemical engineering including the concepts and methods. You are able to apply your knowledge to carry out complex work assignments and large-scale projects. You are able to interpret internal/external business issues and recommend solutions.
  • Relevant work experience in Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) area is a plus.
  • You have 7-10+ years of industrial work experience.
  • You are a Project Manager at heart and have proven, exceptional organizational and interpersonal skills to facilitate and guide processes.
  • You are professional in your demeanor, and would represent NFPA in a positive manner whether speaking with co-workers, stakeholders or local and federal officials.
  • You are confident in your technical knowledge and abilities, and can convey information in a thorough and correct fashion – and are able to adjust your delivery depending on your audience.
  • You are positively curious and want to understand the mission and goals of NFPA, and how you can make an impact as part of our team.
  • You own your role and take responsibility for your output, following through, and understand that mistakes happen and can be learned from.
  • You are up for traveling up to 25% of the time.

 The Nitty Gritty:

  • Technical committees: Manage complex technical committee activities and projects throughout the document development process, while serving as a technical committee staff liaison in compliance with the NFPA Standards Development Process.
  • Product Development: As a subject matter expert (SME), oversee and assist with content product development including fact sheets, handbooks and training.
  • Technical Services: Provide technical advisory service to NFPA members and AHJs. In addition, provide support to internal and external NFPA activities including code adoption and assigned projects.
  • Outreach: Represent NFPA as a liaison with external industrial stakeholders as well as federal, state, and local officials. Promote, educate and support the adoption and use of NFPA codes and standards internationally.
  • Special projects: Participate in cross-functional activities to provide technical review and input within your area of expertise.

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Want to be part of something big? As an employee of the National Fire Protection Association, you are working toward truly making a difference all over the world. You play a key role in keeping first responders safe, helping to provide architects with guidelines for building design and safety, providing education to children in schools, and so much more. Employees at NFPA bring a collective passion to work every day as together, they contribute toward solving the fire problem…all while being offered great benefits, including a generous 403(b) match and an on-site fitness center.

 Engineers at NFPA do it differently. They oversee the standards development process while working with experts from different professions around the country and the globe. They travel near and far to provide trainings and share their technical knowledge and expertise. They work to ensure that first responders are kept safe, help to provide architects with guidelines for building design and life safety, and work with building owners on inspection and testing procedures for their fire protection systems. They author content for key NFPA handbooks and publications. Until death, injury, property, and economic loss due to fire, electrical and related hazards is eliminated, there is work to do.

 A Little Bit About You:

 

  • You hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Fire Protection, or have a mechanical, civil, or structural engineering degree, coupled with a Master’s Degree in Fire Protection Engineering.
  • You have 7 - 10 years of technical knowledge of applicability, use and implementation of codes, standards and regulations used in the built environment.
  • You are a Project Manager at heart and have proven, exceptional organizational skills.
  • You are a skilled facilitator and are able to guide processes and people through highly technical, and sometimes difficult, discussions among committee members.
  • You are professional in your demeanor, politically astute, and would represent NFPA in a positive manner whether speaking with co-workers, stakeholders or local and federal officials.
  • You are confident in your technical knowledge and abilities, and can convey information in a thorough and correct fashion – and are able to adjust your delivery depending on your audience.
  • You are positively curious and want to understand the mission and goals of NFPA, and how you can make an impact as part of our team.
  • You own your role and take responsibility for your output, following through, and understand that mistakes happen and can be learned from.
  • You are up for traveling up to 35% of the time.

 The Nitty Gritty:

 

  • Manage highly complex technical committee activities and projects through the NFPA document development and revision process in accordance with the regulations governing NFPA documentation.
  • Assisting NFPA to identify and address needs in the disability community through work in our codes and standards, public education, content platforms and other areas through management of an advisory committee. 
  • Oversee and assist with content development and review of product development activities acting as a subject matter/technical expert.
  • Deliver technical content via field service and outreach to stakeholders and respond to stakeholder needs through advisory services.
  • Represent NFPA as a liaison with federal, state, and local officials in support of their adoption of NFPA codes and standards and works with other standards development organizations to coordinate related standards activities.
  • Participate in cross-functional activities to provide technical review and input within your area of expertise.

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The National Fire Protection Association’s mission is to help save lives and reduce loss with information, knowledge and passion. An international nonprofit established in 1896, we are dedicated to the elimination of death, injury, property and economic loss due to fire, electrical and related hazards. The Association delivers information and knowledge through more than 300 consensus codes and standards, research, training, education, outreach and advocacy; and by partnering with others who share an interest in furthering the NFPA mission.

Want to be part of something big? As an employee of the National Fire Protection Association, you are working toward truly making a difference all over the world. You play a key role in keeping first responders safe, helping to provide architects with guidelines for building design and safety, providing education to children in schools, and so much more. Employees at NFPA bring a collective passion to work every day as together, they contribute toward solving the fire problem…all while being offered great benefits, including a generous 403(b) match and an on-site fitness center.

Engineers at NFPA do it differently. They oversee the standards development process while working with experts from different professions around the country and the globe. They travel near and far to provide trainings and share their technical knowledge and expertise. They work to ensure that first responders are kept safe, help to provide architects with guidelines for building design and life safety, and work with building owners on inspection and testing procedures for their fire protection systems. They author content for key NFPA handbooks and publications. Until death, injury, property, and economic loss due to fire, electrical and related hazards is eliminated, there is work to do.

A Little Bit About You:

  • You hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Fire Protection, or have a mechanical, civil, or structural engineering degree, coupled with a Master’s Degree in Fire Protection Engineering.
  • You have 5 – 7 years of experience applying NFPA codes and standards.
  • You are a Project Manager at heart and have proven, exceptional organizational and interpersonal skills to facilitate and guide processes.
  • You are professional in your demeanor, and would represent NFPA in a positive manner whether speaking with co-workers, stakeholders or local and federal officials.
  • You are confident in your technical knowledge and abilities, and can convey information in a thorough and correct fashion – and are able to adjust your delivery depending on your audience.
  • You are positively curious and want to understand the mission and goals of NFPA, and how you can make an impact as part of our team.
  • You own your role and take responsibility for your output, following through, and understand that mistakes happen and can be learned from.
  • You are up for traveling up to 35% of the time.

The Nitty Gritty:

  • Manage moderately complex technical committee activities and projects throughout the document development process, while serving as a technical committee staff liaison in compliance with the NFPA Standards Development Process.
  • Oversee and assist with content development and review of product development activities acting as a subject matter/technical expert.
  • Provide technical assistance in support of internal and external Association activities to support the adoption and use of assigned projects and maintains knowledge of new developments in support of your technical proficiency.
  • Represent NFPA as a liaison with federal, state, and local officials in support of their adoption of NFPA codes and standards and works with other standards development organizations to coordinate related standards activities.
  • Participate in cross-functional activities to provide technical review and input within your area of expertise.
  • Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
  • Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.
  • The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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