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Fire Inspectors

Inspect buildings and equipment to detect fire hazards and enforce state and local regulations.

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Fire Inspectors

    Air National Guard Units    Phoenix, AZ 85067
     Posted 3 days    

    Summary THIS IS AN ARIZONA NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 5 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION This position is in the Excepted Service "under the authority of Title V, P.L. 114-328, Sections 932 and 1084 (FY17 NDAA). This position is part of the AZ 161st Air Refueling Wing, Arizona National Guard under Position Description Number PDT5526000. Responsibilities Its primary purpose is to function as Chief of Fire Protection in support of flying activities and provide first run structural response for the ANG flying base. May support airport, city or county activities on the airfield, through agreements with the municipal airport, but the airport authority has overall charge in emergency situations. Utilizes up to 14 subordinates in providing 24 hour a day coverage. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications Specialized Experience: Must have at least 24 months experience, education, or training controlling or extinguishing fires as a member of an organized military, industrial, volunteer, or governmental fire department or brigade. Have experience in detection, reduction, or elimination of potential fire hazards; experience in operation of fire communications equipment; experience in recognizing hazardous materials incidents; and, developing, implementing, or providing training in fire protection and prevention. Must be certified by the DOD Fire Fighter Certification system as Fire Officer IV (includes Fire Officer I, II, III), Fire Instructor II (includes Fire Instructor I), Fire Inspector II (includes Fire Inspector I), HAZMAT Incident Commander (includes Hazmat Awareness, Hazmat Operations), and Airport Firefighter (includes Firefighter I, II). Education You must provide transcripts or other documentation to support your Educational claims. To receive credit for Education, you must provide documentation of proof that you meet the Education requirements for this position. Additional Information In accordance with 5 CFR §335.106, Veteran's Preference will be considered for vacancies under merit promotion when an agency accepts applications from individuals outside its own workforce. Eligible veterans must claim their veterans' preference on their resume and during the application process for federal positions using the proper documentation. To receive the 5 point preference (TP) rating the individual must provide member copy 4 of their Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (DD 214) for verification. To receive the 10 point preference the Application for 10-Point Veterans Preference form (SF-15) must accompany application and additional documentation detailing characterization of service. Veterans Preference will be considered for this Job Announcement under the Category Rating method QUALIFIED and NOT QUALIFIED. If you are unsure if you can claim Veterans Preference click the link to see if you may be eligible: Visit the OPM Vet Guide for information on the different categories of Veterans Preference at: If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/1959 and are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered or you are not eligible for appointment in this agency (

    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Special Inspector - Construction
    Intertek    Phoenix, AZ 85067
     Posted 13 days    

    Special Inspector

    What are we looking for?

    Intertek is actively seeking a Special Inspector to join our Building and Construction team in Phoenix, Arizona. This is a fantastic opportunity to grow a versatile career in the architectural, engineering, and construction (A/E/C) industry!


    + Company Car Provided

    How you’ll make an impact at Intertek:

    + Performs a variety of testing, project-specific observations, and inspection duties under general supervision.

    + Operates testing equipment and conducts testing, (example: Soil, concrete, or other) and provides an assessment of data through reporting

    + Works utilizing drawings, specifications, and diagrams

    + Uses specific methods to observe site activities and perform tasks

    + Reads and Interprets Plans and Specifications

    + Maintains and calibrates standard equipment

    + Perform complex assignments

    + Attend project meetings

    + Make detailed observations and gives the interpretation of results

    + Maintains detailed documentation and data from test results

    + Operates a calculator to calculate mathematical test results

    + Communicates effectively with client and project teams

    + Must be aware of, and adhere to, safety practices and policies to ensure your own safety, as well as the safety of others who may be affected by your actions at work

    What it takes to be successful in this role:

    + High School diploma or equivalent preferred

    + 3+ years’ of related experience required

    + ICC certifications required

    + Ability to become City of Phoenix approved required

    + Valid driver’s license and reliable driving record is required

    + Must have Basic Math, Calculator, and Computer Skills

    + Ability to communicate and interact effectively in verbal & written communication

    + Must be able to read plans and specifications

    + Must be able to work off shifts and overtime

    Physical Requirements

    + Ability to lift, move, push and pull 30 to 50 pounds frequently. Occasionally, over 50 pounds with assistance.

    + Ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, (hearing) and to make the discriminations in sound.

    + Ability to kneel and squat occasionally

    + Ability to walk and stand for long periods of time

    + Ability to work outdoors in adverse weather conditions (hot and cold)

    + Ability to climb occasionally

    Why work at Intertek?

    PSI, an Intertek Company, is a leading provider of ATIC (Assurance, Testing, Inspection and Certification) Services. We are ranked #15 on the 2020 ENR list of Top 500 Design Firms, and are able to provide the architectural, engineering, and construction (A/E/C) industry with a full suite of capabilities both in the lab and on-site. From testing, inspection and certification services to building sciences solutions, the company delivers Total Quality Assurance to the built environment.

    A career with Intertek means joining a global network of professionals dedicated to bringing quality and safety to life. Our vision is to become the world’s most trusted partner for Quality Assurance and we offer our employees the chance to make an impact with attractive growth opportunities in this industry on a global scale. Learn more about Our History ( and What We Do ( .

    Intertek is committed to a safe work environment for our employees and clients. Learn more about our COVID-19 Policy ( .

    What we have to offer:

    When Working with Intertek ( , you can expect salary and benefit package competitively placed within the local market, including medical, dental, vision, life, disability, 401(k) with company match, tuition reimbursement and more.

    Intertek is a drug-free workplace. As a condition of employment, all hires are required to pass a pre-employment drug test.

    Intertek believes that Our People ( are our strongest tool for success. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer ( and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status or on the basis of disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, or gender identity.

    For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, or who need assistance applying, please email or call 1-877-694-8543 (option #5) to speak with a member of the HR Department


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Fire Inspector
    AAA Northern California, Nevada & Utah    A3, AZ
     Posted 23 days    

    We call our club's vision, mission, values, and supporting pillars "Our House" because they are the foundation for all that we do. We're working to transform AAA for the next century with a mission to create Members for life by unleashing the innovative spirit of our Team Members. Essential Duties Schedules appointments for fire alarm inspections, service and repairs. Performs fire alarm inspections, service and repairs. Identifies deficiencies and upgrades the system as needed. Partners with the Monitoring department when conducting fire tests and inspections Clearly communicates the findings of the inspection with the customer Creates the inspection reports for the customer Submits the results of the inspection to the appropriate agency. Maintains relationship with city inspectors Other duties as assigned Knowledge/Skills/Abilities One year experience in installation and/or service of fire alarm systems. Excellent customer service skills Strong verbal and written communication skills Ability to communicate clearly and effectively Basic technical knowledge of fire, life safety, and suppression system design and operation. Proficient computer skills Education & Experience / Licenses & Certification High school diploma or GED Must obtain and retain state alarm agent license. Equipment manufacturer’s training and/or certifications are desirable. Must be actively enrolled be in the CA fire inspector apprenticeship program WORKING ENVIRONMENT/ MINIMUM PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear, required to sit, occasionally required to stand and walk; use and to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision and the ability to focus. Must be able to lift and or move up to 40 pounds. Required to sit or stand for extended periods of time and must be able to walk, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, and crawl. Must be able to work in severe weather conditions. #OSC_RX #LI-OF1

    Employment Type

    Full Time

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