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Fire Inspectors examine buildings to detect fire hazards and ensure that federal, state, and local fire codes are met. They also determine the origin and cause of fires and explosions. Their resumes highlight such skills as planning and executing field inspections of existing structures, construction and CFC permitted sites to ensure compliance with applicable federal, state and local fire codes and ordinances; and responding to code violations complaints, fire hazards, issued warnings, and citations for fire code violations. Example resumes show that most Fire Inspectors have a high school diploma and previous work experience in a fire or police department.

For more information on what it takes to be a Fire Inspector, check out our complete Fire Inspector Job Description.

1

Fire Inspector

Responsible for inspecting public and private schools, public buildings, health care, and child care facilities to ensure compliance with North Carolina state fire codes.

  • Conducted inspections and prepared reports on fire and life violations.
  • Established safety standards to building owners and occupants.
  • Prepared written notifications for follow-up action.
  • Prepared recommendations for eliminating potential fire and safety hazards at establishments.
  • Collaborated with various enforcement agencies as appropriate, regarding code violations determined during inspections.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Recreation
MBA
Master of Business Administration
2

Fire Inspector

Conducted 300+ comprehensive fire inspections at [company name] and Area of Responsibility sites

  • Researched/recorded findings, educated occupants on recommendations, and verified corrections
  • Updated lesson plans; provided newcomer, fire warden and fire extinguisher training to base populace
  • Directly led to minimal fire damage to base facilities during my tenure in the Area of Responsibility
Candidate Info
24
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
3

Fire Inspector

Independently conducted inspections of residential rental properties, involving a high level of communication with a diverse clientele.

  • Responsible for identifying violations of City Codes, State Statutes, and the Minnesota State Fire Code, and communicating corrective actions
  • Managed and prioritized work in an assigned area of the city.
  • Entirely responsible for record keeping, detailed report writing, communications with internal and external customers and management.
  • Demonstrated ability in problem-solving through work with court system, legislative hearing officer, organizations to assist customers, city attorneys and private businesses.
Candidate Info
29
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
Political Science
Psychology
4

Fire Inspector I

Acted as a liaison with outside fire departments and had responsibility for the overall safety of the facility.

  • Conducted in-service training for employees related to fire life safety, and OSHA, JACHO requirements.
  • Inspected the physical condition of and turns on water to test automatic sprinkler system and reported conditions needing repair.
  • Reviewed new construction documents for fire safety, including extinguisher placement, type, exit locations, standpipe locations, etc.
  • Developed plans for alternate routes of egress during construction projects as required by regulatory mandates.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
Adult Education Teacher
Education
5

Fire Inspector/sales

Conducted fire alarm and fire sprinkler inspections. I've installed fire alarm systems and maintained them post installation. In 5 years I became part of the sales team, acquiring several accounts.

  • Started in this company as the first employee and helped grow the company into a 7 employee workplace.
  • Trained new employees.
  • Established a trusting relationship with property owners, managers, inspectors.
Candidate Info
34
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
6

Fire Inspector

Responsible for conducting fire inspections for base facilities and contracted hotels.

  • Trained base personnel in fire safety and the use of Fire extinguisher.
  • Preformed fire drills.
  • Ensured the installation of fire extinguisher in family housing.
  • Involved with numerous contractor working on projects with life safety issues, upgrading fire alarm systems, and installation of new fire sprinkler systems.
  • Additional responsibilities was the position of Assistant Safety Officer for the company: in this position was responsible for conducting safety training weekly, updated confined space procedures/equipment, and tracking special safety training for personnel. Key member of the environmental compliance team for the base, ensuring base exceed Clean Air Act.
  • Involved with numerous contractor working on projects with life safety issues, upgrading fire alarm systems, and installation of new fire sprinkler systems.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
7

Fire Inspector

  • Planned and administered the fire prevention education program
  • Maintained records for 12,000 plus facilities
  • Reviewed construction and modification plans and provided technical assistance on fire prevention and building design criteria
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
7
months
at this job
8

Fire Inspector

Knowledge of the methods, practices and procedures used to inspect the construction, installation, repair and maintenance of commercial or industrial structures.

  • Knowledge of State and County codes/ordinances and standard safety procedures.
  • Skilled in reading and interpreting blueprints, specifications, drawings and diagrams.
  • Ability to detect and locate defects, to perform tests, to determine conformance to codes and ordinances.
  • Performed field inspection work in the enforcement of adopted building construction codes and other applicable laws and ordinances.
  • Investigated and gathered information regarding requests, inspections and building/installation problems.
  • Inspections included Discover Mill mall and the Mall of Georgia
Candidate Info
19
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Fire Science
MA
Emergency Services Management
9

Fire Inspector

Worked in operations (1995 to 2006) for the [company name] Fire Dept., from Fire Fighter to Driver Operator to Crew Chief before promoting to Fire Inspector

  • Responsible for facility inspections, scheduling and accomplishing fire drills. I review work order requests to insure they met all state, federal and Air Force Guide lines.
  • Provided Extinguisher/Safety briefing along with demonstrations for the base population, through the year.
  • Assisted in plan reviews for all new and existing construction/remodel projects.
  • Responsible for organizing all extinguisher and suppression systems test and maintain test records
  • Responsible, as a Crew Chief, for a three man crew on Fire Crash Apparatus.
Candidate Info
26
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
10

Fire Inspector

Perform routine inspections, testing, servicing, and preventative maintenance of fire sprinkler systems

  • Functional knowledge of wet and dry sprinkler systems
  • Perform inspection, testing, servicing and preventative maintenance of fire pumps and stand pipes
  • Responsible for inspection, testing and servicing of fire alarm systems
  • Perform routine inspections, testing, and servicing of fire suppression systems
  • Initiate sales process to acquire new contracts and proven track record of high volume sales of fire
Candidate Info
24
years in
workforce
16
years
at this job
C
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