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Medical University of South Carolina UNIV - Inspector III - Fire and LIfe Safety Services in Charleston, South Carolina

FLSA: Hourly

Job Summary: To ensure timely completion of rated door assembly replacement projects with regards to compliance with life safety code and quality of workmanship. Performs monthly portable fire extinguishers and building inspections to ensure compliance with JCAHO, DHEC and NFPA Regulations.

Payscale Salary Range: UNIV-Band 5: $33,494.00 - $47,734.00 - $61,975.00 (min - mid - max)

Job Duties:

  • 30% - The management of fire rated door replacement projects for Hospital and University buildings. This includes: Hollow Metal, Wood Doors, Finish Hardware and Division 8 items. Facilitate projects by working with engineering & facilities shops, maintenance and regulatory compliance professionals. Develop a workflow to assist in ensuring project completion. Direct preconstruction services and activities, including permitting for Interim Life Safety Measures and Infection Control Risk Assessments, as related to fire rated door assemblies. Complete all job close-out procedures and conduct warranty follow-up (1-year warranty walks). - (Essential)

  • 20% - Contacts building representatives before each job to assure proper scheduling and all logistics regarding delivery commitments are fulfilled. Coordinates and attends door meetings with maintenance, compliance and other building representatives. Actively monitors vendor production schedules, keeping projects on schedule. Maintain constant communication with procurement specialists, to ensure budget and procurement compliance. Assist in budget development of large rated door projects. - (Essential)

  • 20% - Perform monthly fire extinguisher inspections and monthly building inspections for fire and life safety deficiencies. - (Essential)

  • 10% - Keep project files orderly and current, managing any project changes in master inventory documents. Maintain Joint Commission documentation in an accurate, organized and survey ready format to ensure compliance with JCAHO, DHEC and NFPA Regulations. - (Essential)

  • 10% - Complete annual fire door inspection per NFPA 80 and NFPA 101 2012. - (Essential)

  • 5% - Participate in developing solutions for customers with technical issues, involving hardware and door products. - (Essential)

  • 5% - Employee will serve as a member of the Emergency Response Team performing on-call as assigned, has received training required by OSHA 1910.120, employee will serve as emergency coordinator in the absence of the Manager of Occupational Safety and Health Programs. - (Essential)

Preferred Experience & Additional Skills: Knowledge of door frame and hardware applications as they relate to UL, fire code, building code, ADA, life safety and other restrictions that relate to healthcare, ambulatory and business occupancies. Knowledge of electronic hardware, door automation and access control functionality. Candidates must have strong organizational and interpersonal skills as well as a proven track record of consistently meeting project deadlines and logistical requirements. Strong knowledge of Division 8. Problem solving and analytical ability. Excellent computer skills and experience with industry based software. Ability to multi-task and keep up with a fast paced environment.

Minimum Experience and Training Requirements: A high school diploma and three years work experience that is directly related to the area of employment. A bachelor's degree may be substituted for two years of the required work experience.

Additional Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Preferred: IFDIA certification or equivalent, or ability to obtain certification within one year.

Physical Requirements: Ability to perform job functions in an upright position. (Frequent) Ability to perform job functions in a seated position. (Infrequent) Ability to perform job functions while walking/mobile. (Frequent) Ability to climb stairs with loads up to 30 lbs. (Frequent) Ability to climb ladderswith loads up to 30 lbs. (Frequent) Ability to work indoors. (Continuous) Ability to work outdoors in all weather and temperature extremes. (Continuous) Ability to work below ground. (Frequent) Ability to work from elevated areas. (Frequent) Ability to work in confined/cramped spaces. (Frequent) Ability to perform job functions from kneeling positions. (Frequent) Ability to bend at the waist. (Frequent) Ability to twist at the waist. (Frequent) Ability to squat and perform job functions. (Frequent) Ability to perform 'pinching' operations. (Frequent) Ability to crawl while performing job functions. (Frequent) Ability to fully use both hands/arms. (Continuous) Ability to perform repetitive motions with hands/wrists/elbows and shoulders. (Frequent) Ability to fully use both legs. (Continuous) Ability to reach in all directions. (Continuous) Possess good finger dexterity. (Continuous) Possess good grip strength. (Continuous) Ability to maintain tactile sensory functions. (Continuous) Ability to maintain good olfactory sensory function. (Continuous) Ability to lift and carry 50 lbs. or more, unassisted. (Frequent) Ability to push/pull objects 50 lbs. or more, unassisted. (Frequent) Ability to maintain 20/40 vision, corrected. (Continuous) Ability to see and recognize objects close at hand. (Continuous) Ability to see and recognize objects at a distance. (Continuous) Ability to match or discriminate between colors. (Continuous) Ability to determine distance/relationship between objects; depth perception. (Continuous) Good peripheral vision capabilities. (Continuous) Ability to maintain hearing acuity, with correction. (Continuous) Ability to hear and recognize other ambient sounds. (Continuous) Ability to perform gross motor functions with frequent fine motor movements. (Continuous) Ability to work in dusty areas. (Frequent) Ability to be qualified physically (by medical personnel) for respirator use, initially and annually. Ability to use hand/power tools. (Frequent)

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