Dexterra, is a dedicated, integrated services company that provides quality integrated facilities management, workforce accommodations and forestry services for our clients across Canada in the natural resources, aviation, defence, retail, commercial and healthcare sectors.
At Dexterra, we create exceptional customer experiences that make our clients shine. Powered by passionate people, we bring the right teams with the right skills together to turn problems into solutions and challenges into moments of ingenuity.
Because, service matters!
OUR VISION is to be the partner of choice for the operation and maintenance of assets and infrastructure.
THE VALUES WE LIVE BY: Accountability; Diversity; Empowerment; Highly Responsive
The Fire Inspector will be responsible for fire prevention and fire safety inspections at the various armouries across Ontario. This position will also be responsible for fire safety training and the preparation of fire safety plans.
Things You Are Great At:
Conduct inspections, testing, resetting and recharging of fire protection equipment such as sprinkler systems, fire extinguishers, hose, fire monitor towers, fire pumps, control and operating valves, fire alarm systems, smoke/heat detectors and fire suppression systems
Prepare and/or update fire prevention report
Liaise with Officer in-charge (OIC); conduct fire inspections and complete fire inspection reports.
Liaise with Units to implement fire safety procedures and fire orders.
Prepare fire safety plan for all buildings using CFFM template.
Conduct fire drills in accordance with the latest fire code per building
Conduct Fire Warden training including training on DND CF1416 and conduct Portable Fire extinguisher training per unit in all armouries, including both theoretical and practical trainings conducted after hours (5PM to 10PM) and on weekends.
Conduct fire safety training to other qualified staff members
Review and monitor hot work permits submitted by third party contractors. Issue hot work permits for all applicable AWRs within the properties.
Liaise and assist DND Chief Fire Inspector to investigate and populate CFFM Integrated Fire Service Management and Reporting (IFSMR).
Liaise with municipal fire departments when needed.
Liaise with DND Chief Fire Inspector and conduct periodic fire inspection of active construction sites associated with AWRs as well as third party contractors retained by DCC.
Participate in monthly occupational health and safety committees, and assist Chief Fire Inspector on fire prevention and life safety education and fire prevention week.
Attend monthly meeting with DND Chief Fire Inspector to update; prepare and submit a monthly report of scheduled and demand activities conducted during the month.
Perform other related duties as required and as assigned by Contract Representatives.
This role is part of an Integrated Facilities Management Solution that provides a diverse portfolio of services to our client. A requirement of this position, in addition to the duties listed above is to provide other services as required. These duties are assigned at the sole discretion and frequency of Dexterra as a strategy to respond to timelines and penalty avoidance specific to this contract. While tasks assigned will not require staff to perform tasks requiring certifications they don’t hold, they will be asked to provide tasks as required to maintain a positive and supportive relationship with our client. This could be up to 20% of the job requirement in any given fiscal year.
Must hold qualifications of Fire Inspector Level 1 under NFPA 1031, and Fire and Life Safety Educator under NFPA 1035 at minimum
Requires training normally obtained through the completion of Grade 12 (technical programme) or its recognized equivalent as defined by the Training Department’s guidelines for the assessment of Grade 12 technical program
Must hold a two-year diploma in Fire Protection Engineering Technician or other program deemed to be equivalent
Possession of a valid Ontario Driver’s License Class “G” and clean driver’ abstract.
Minimum of 2-3 years of experience in a similar position
Experience inspecting Fire Systems in large building for Code compliance (e.g. emergency generators, life safety systems and substance surveys).
Experience reading building mechanical and electrical drawings.
Experience utilizing computerized database systems (e.g. SAP, CAD) and maintaining accurate records and logbooks related to fire safety code compliance.
What We Are Looking For:
Proficient knowledge and application of the Occupational Health and Safety Act including knowledge of the National Building Code and National Fire Code.
Working knowledge of all related codes and regulations governing fire protection in buildings.
Knowledge of and the ability to test and operate fire protection equipment.
Ability to gain the cooperation of others in the performance of tests and checks.
Attention to detail required to observe and document inspection results.
Ability to prepare detailed reports and maintain electronic and hard copy files of working drawings, inspection reports and work in progress, all in a timely manner.
Excellent problem solving and investigative skills.
Ability to exercise sound judgement.
Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work effectively both independently and as a part of a team.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Must have a valid driver’s license and clean driver’s abstract
Ability to acquire and maintain Security clearance at the Reliability Status level
KEY MEMBERS OF YOUR COMMUNITY:
Manager: Contract Superintendent
As an employer of choice, we treat all our employees consistently and fairly to help you achieve personal and professional ambitions.
Dexterra is committed to an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes. Please advise Human Resources if you require accommodation in these processes.
We thank all applicants for considering a career with Dexterra!