Fire Plans Examiner and Inspector - CAP Government (West Palm Beach)

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Date: May 26, 2024

Location: West Palm Beach, Florida, US

Company: Bureau Veritas


Bureau Veritas offers dynamic, exciting employment opportunities with an attractive salary/benefit package and an opportunity to play a vital role with a global organization. If you would enjoy working in a dynamic environment and are looking for an opportunity to become part of a stellar team of professionals, we invite you to apply online today.

Bureau Veritas is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and as such we recruit, hire, train, and promote persons in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, sexual orientation, genetics, status as a protected veteran, or any other non-job-related characteristics.

This position is responsible to ensure equal opportunity in employment in that all persons are treated equally and on the basis of merit, in decisions regarding selection, placement, promotions, training, work assignments, transfers and other personnel actions.

City: [[West Palm Beach]] 

State: [[FL]]


Fire Plans Examiner and Inspector



CAP Government, Inc. is seeking a Fire Life Safety Inspector with Commercial Plans Review experience to support our Broward County Operations Team. The work involves ensuring compliance with Federal, state, and local fire safety laws, ordinances, and codes. The position relies on experience and exercises considerable independent judgment based on subject-matter expertise in the area of specialization and the application of advanced concepts, techniques, and knowledge of processes.  Some travel for inspections and managing projects in the assigned area may be required.  Candidates must possess a professional demeanor, have both technical and industry experience, and be a team player.


Duties, Responsibilities, and Qualifications


  • Performs fire prevention plan review of architectural plans and system shop drawings to ensure compliance with applicable Federal, State, and local fire safety laws, ordinances, and codes
  • Performs technical inspections of varying complexity, including commercial, multi-family, institutional, and industrial construction, to ensure compliance with applicable Federal, State, and local fire safety laws, ordinances, and codes
  • May participate in meetings with contractors, developers, architects, engineers, and other staff before and during construction activity
  • Advises of any field conditions that are potentially hazardous and controversial.
  • Responsible for providing direction and technical assistance on building projects.
  • Conducts fire safety inspections of places of assembly, business, industrial, institutional, schools, and public food service establishments for existing or potential life and fire hazards, and assures that all occupancies are in compliance with local and state fire prevention regulations.
  • Prepares and submits reports relative to findings from fire safety inspections. Orders corrections of hazardous conditions and provides follow-up inspections or enforcement as necessary.
  • Responsible for inspecting projects under construction for compliance with fire codes.
  • Maintains inspection records and statistics as required.
  • Performs fire plans review on new construction and renovations
  • Inspect fire alarm systems.
  •  Perform other related duties as assigned by the Manager


Knowledge and Skills


  • Performs fire prevention plan review of architectural plans and system shop drawings to ensure compliance with applicable Federal, State, and local fire safety laws, ordinances, and codes
  • Extensive knowledge of international, state and local building and fire life safety codes and current construction procedures/technology.
  • Must possess the ability to positively interact with other staff members, the general public, contractors, and governmental agencies.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication.
  • Superior time management, organization, and attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise initiative and a considerable amount of independent judgment.
  • Ability to prepare written plan review correspondence and update information in software programs.
  • Candidate must be able to handle multiple projects in a fast-paced atmosphere.


Education and Experience:


  • Must possess an active State of Florida Fire Inspector Certification. 
  • An Engineer or a Degree in Fire Science, or a Degree in Fire Prevention is a plus.
  • A State of Florida Certified Fire Inspection II or III is a plus.
  • Experience as a Fire Plans Reviewer and / or Inspector.


Equal Opportunity Employer / Drug-Free Workplace / Veterans


Our firm is committed to diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity, or any other factor protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

"At Bureau Veritas, we are dedicated to ensuring our employees receive fair and competitive pay, accompanied by comprehensive health and wellness benefits.

Here's a breakdown of what we provide:

The starting wage range commences at $32 per hour, subject to potential increases contingent upon factors such as experience, licenses, or certifications.

Our Health and Welfare Benefits are designed to meet your needs, with eligibility starting on your first day of employment:

Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage

Company-matched Retirement plan

Generous Paid Time Off and Company Holidays

Life Insurance and AD&D coverage

Short-Term Disability (STD) and Long-Term Disability (LTD)

Optional life and pet insurance

EAP and Total Wellbeing Lifestyle Programs

Tuition Assistance and/or Professional Development

Employee Discounts

This information is transparently provided in adherence to several state and local Equal Pay and Pay Transparency Laws.

Join us at Bureau Veritas, where your well-being and professional growth are our top priorities."

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