Responsible for assuring the proper operation of the fire protection systems for Geisinger. Acts as System resource for Life Safety, Applicable Codes Compliance, and Fire Protection.
Inspects, tests, maintains, and repairs fire protection systems including, but not limited to, the following (in compliance with applicable codes and standards): all automatic fire sprinkler systems (including wet, dry and pre-action systems), standpipe systems and hoses, fire pumps, exterior hydrants and post indicator valves, automatic foam systems, dry chemical systems, gaseous suppression systems and elevator fire recall systems.
Monitors the performance of the fire alarm systems.
Coordinates the periodic required testing and inspections of the fire alarm systems per applicable codes, whether performed by outside vendors or in-house personnel.
Insures that established shutdown procedures are followed in conjunction with construction and maintenance activities when the fire alarm systems are affected by these activities.
Documents and maintains records of inspection, tests and maintenance activities, noting deficiencies requiring correction and the interaction with the fire detection and alarm systems.
Corrects deficiencies discovered during the aforementioned procedures immediately upon discovery, if possible.
Promptly reports all deficiencies, that prevent or compromise proper systems operations and that cannot be immediately corrected, to leadership.
Executes modifications and additions to the various fire protection systems as directed.
Manages, bids and awards work to outside vendors performing modifications and additions to the various fire protection systems.
Identifies and requisitions necessary materials and supplies required for the proper operation and maintenance of the various fire protection system.
Manages Hot Work permit program.
Conducts and assists management with safety training for Facilities employees (maintain firestopping FIT Level factory certification as a FIT Level instructor).
Acts as the main interface and liaison for Fire and Life Safety inspections with property insurance carrier and other Authorities Having Jurisdiction (i.e. D.
H., JCAHO, Fire Dept, Local Code Compliance, Factory Mutual, etc.).
Identifies and makes proper notifications to responsible parties of any conditions that are unsafe or violate Life Safety, NFPA, L and I, OSHA or other applicable codes.
Evaluates and recommends new products and procedures to enhance systems performance and reliability.
Directs tradesmen in the performance of the fire damper, life safety inspection, and Building Maintenance Programs and correction of deficiencies as directed.
Trouble-shoots and programs reports for Computer Maintenance Management System (CMMS).
Work is typically performed in an office environment. Travel may be required. Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job.
High School Diploma or Equivalent (GED)- (Required)
Minimum of 5 years-Related work experience (Required), Minimum of 1 year-Managerial/Supervisory (Preferred)
We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.
At Geisinger, our innovative ideas are inspired by the communities we serve – like our Fresh Food
Farmacy, a program that delivers life-saving healthy alternatives to patients with diabetes. With additional tools like our MyCode Community Health Initiative, one of the first health system genome sequencing
programs, and our new asthma app suite that we developed in partnership with AstraZeneca, it’s no wonder we’re ranked one of the Top 5 Most Innovative Healthcare Systems by Becker's Hospital Review. We continually work towards continuous improvement in a culture where everyone has a voice and firmly believe that better begins with all of us.
Founded more than 100 years ago, Geisinger serves more than three million residents throughout central, south-central and northeastern Pennsylvania and southern New Jersey. Our physician-led system is comprised of 30,000 employees, including 1,600 employed physicians, and consists of 13 hospital campuses, the Geisinger Health Plan, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine and two research centers.
What you do at Geisinger shapes the future of health and improves lives – for our patients, communities, and you.