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Fire Safety Technician

Job ID 00764817 Location Columbia University Irving Medical Center
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New York, New York


Day (United States of America)


Essential Job Duties

  • Tags fire extinguishers monthly and maintains annually.  Replaces fire extinguishers that require hydrostatic testing as per NFPA and FDNY requirements. 
  • Inspects fire standpipe hoses and racks monthly.  Replaces as needed.
  • Maintains up-to-date inventory of the fire extinguishers, fire standpipe hoses and fire blankets.
  • Inspects hot work permits to ensure compliance with local requirements.
  • Assists during fire drills under the direction of the Fire Safety Manager/Specialist.
  • Responds to Code Red fire alarm activations during normal business hours and off-hours, including nights and weekends.
  • Ensures compliance with applicable federal, state and local regulations including NYS DOH, CMS, Joint Commission, OSHA, FDNY and the NFPA Life Safety Code.
  • Performs other job related duties as assigned.

Required Criteria

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Knowledge of Joint Commission standards, NFPA standards, NYC Fire Department Directives, NYC Fire and Building Codes and OSHA regulations
  • Knowledge of Fire Safety and Emergency Response
  • Computer skills and familiarity with word processing, database management and spreadsheet development

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