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The Fire Life and Safety Specialist will report to the Regional Operations Manager. Among other things, they will be responsible for assessing the risks, reporting on them and proposing possible solutions on topics related to fire prevention, compliance with the NFC, NFPA and other codes in force. They will act as liaison between tenants and BGIS.
KEY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Analysis and Reporting
Inspects the client’s premises and ensures compliance with the laws and regulations and analyzes and creates an action plan to resolves any issues.
Analyzes the causes of fire alarms, follows up and provide solutions. Validates that changes are acceptable with the stakeholders.
Reports and assists the Lease Management Team as per their expectations to assist with the renewal of leases related to the preparation of Emergency Response Plans (ERP). Revises the analysis and impact reports in cases that directly or indirectly affect fire protection.
Acts as a liaison with the tenants and ensures they have answers to any questions they may have.
Maintains positive relationships with stakeholders and attempts to meet their expectations while considering owners' issues based on BI-1 requirements. Provides the necessary support with the main client of the building and assists in the coordination of evacuation plans.
Prepares training plans for fire prevention awareness and the use of fire extinguishers and evacuation. Assists the property management team and various stakeholders, and provides support and training to resolve operational challenges
Demonstrates leadership and initiative in the development of fire protection projects or action plans
Manages and reports nonconformities and critical incidents. Actively participates in project requirements meetings and takes responsibility for the areas of their expertise.
Ensures the implementation of the solutions by bringing their expertise and support to the teams. Works with tenants to upgrade building emergency plans and coordinate their application with the building's main tenant
Other duties as required
KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS
College studies (ACS) or a university degree in fire prevention;
More than 3 years, up to 5 years of job related experience
Have a good knowledge of fire prevention techniques, practices, as well as concepts related to fire prevention laws, regulations and ordinances
Good interpersonal skills
Ability to work in teams and in working groups;
Ability to adapt;
Patient and hardworking;
Ability to interpret data, analyze and popularize information.
Strong communication skills, including written, comprehension and verbal
Negotiation and problem solving skills
Experience working in commercial and office buildings would be an asset.
Experience in physical security is considered an asset
Licenses and/or Professional Accreditation
Drivers Licence is required
The following would be considered an asset:
Training or certification in security
Security Officer License issued by the Office of Private Security
CET (Certified Engineering Technician)
Certificate in Fire Emergency Management
Certificate in advanced technologies in fire prevention