Tests, inspects, identifies deficiencies, develops corrective measures, documents and validates completed corrections for life safety systems and components.
Test, maintain, inspect, troubleshoot, and repair addressable fire alarm systems and associated appurtenances and wiring.
Test, maintain, inspect, troubleshoot, and repair existing Christiana Care Fire Suppression & Extinguishing systems.
Perform inspections of eye wash, fire extinguishers, and exit signs.
Conducts or assists with fire drills to exercise and educate Christiana Care staff on Fire Emergency response procedures. Develops and/or assists with fire drill critiques with identified areas for performance improvement.
Inspections of existing facilities, documents findings, creates reports and work orders and assists Christiana Care staff and contractors where necessary with Life Safety compliance issues.
Maintains appropriate documentation of all testing, inspection and maintenance of fire protection systems for compliance with Authorities Having Jurisdiction (AHJ) and Joint Commission.
Performs inspections of designated construction areas for compliance with Interim Life Safety Measures, Infection Control measures and Safety measures. Inspections are documented and critiqued.
Responds, investigates, and takes appropriate actions during fire/smoke events, odor calls, hazardous materials incidents, confined space rescues, medical assists, or any other emergency situations at Christiana Care facilities.
Education and Experience Requirements
A.S. in Fire Protection or related engineering field.
Experience in the Fire Protection and Life Safety industry with a working knowledge of fire suppression systems, addressable fire alarm systems, special agent fire extinguishing systems.
4 years experience with testing, inspections, troubleshooting, and repair of fire alarm systems and/or NICET Level II Certificate in Testing & Inspection of Water-Based Fire Suppression Systems.
Experience applying the National Fire Codes, Joint Commission standards, and OSHA regulations to daily operations and construction activities.
Participate on the Incipient Fire Brigade, Confined Space Rescue Team and the HAZMAT Response Team.
Must complete Confined Space Rescue, and HAZMAT Technician training within 12 months of hire and participate in annual refresher training.
Must pass OSHA required medical examination and fit test for respirator use.
Must maintain an acceptable driver's license and driving record in good standing.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.
EEO Statement: Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.
UPDATE: ChristianaCare is committed to prioritizing the health and safety of our patients and caregivers. As we continue to meet the needs of our caregivers and our community through the COVID-19 pandemic, our commitment to health and safety requires that we take new steps to ensure a safe environment for medical care for our patients and a workplace that avoids preventable harm for our caregivers. For this reason, vaccination for COVID-19 is required for all caregivers at ChristianaCare and is considered a safety standard that is job-related and consistent with business necessity for all caregivers.
ChristianaCare Health System is headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware and is one of the country's largest health care providers, ranking 21st in the nation for hospital admissions. Christiana Care is proudly a Nurse Magnet recognized institution. Christiana Care Health System is also one of the largest health care providers in the mid-Atlantic region, serving all of Delaware and portions of seven counties bordering the state in Pennsylvania, Maryland and New Jersey. A not-for-profit, non-sectarian health system, Christiana Care includes two hospitals with more than 1,100 patient beds, and is a major teaching hospital with two campuses. Christiana Care is continually recognized for excellence on a regional and national level. Our role in the community is expressed in the Christiana Care Way: "We serve our neighbors as respectful, expert, caring partners in their health. We do this by creating innovative, effective, affordable systems of care that our neighbors value."Christiana Care is a great place to work because we value diversity and recognize it to be a core part of our success. Because of the diversity of our employees, affiliated health professionals and volunteers, we are ...positioned to meet the unique needs of our patients and community. We acknowledge and celebrate the uniqueness and talent of each employee. Because of our talented workforce we are able to provide a quality healthcare experience to our patients and community. We strive to create an inclusive environment in which individual diversity can be leveraged and thrive. Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.