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Date Listed 05-Dec-16
Address , London, ON,
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Company Homestead Land Holdings
Job Type Full-Time
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Founded in Kingston in 1954, Homestead Land Holdings Limited has grown to become one of Canada’s largest and most respected owners of multi-residential apartment buildings. The founding principles of the company are still in place today, which are to provide residents with affordable, secure housing with a standard of care in which we would treat our own family members.

We are seeking a Life Safety Specialist who has completed the Fire Protection Engineering Technician or Fire Protection Engineering Technology Program or equivalent and has their own reliable transportation.

You will conduct weekly and monthly inspections of all life safety equipment, facilitate and oversee annual inspections by licensed contractors, train and orientate building staff and ensure that identified deficiencies are corrected in a timely and/or cost effective basis.

It is necessary to ensure that Life Safety Systems incorporated into our building structures are tested, documented and maintained in sound working condition and meet the codes prescribed in the Ontario Fire Code. This entails physical inspection of all equipment at various rates of frequency as determined by the applicable codes. Frequencies are characterized as daily, weekly, monthly, semi-annual and annual. The daily functions are performed by the resident site-staff, with the weekly and monthly audits completed by the Life Safety Specialist.

Responsibilities:

  • Weekly, monthly, quarterly, semi-annual inspections of all life safety systems as per the Ontario Fire Code.
  • Weekly operations and monthly load test of the generators.
  • Exclusive and consistent record keeping of all fire log books and records.
  • Coordination of yearly certification of all buildings in the portfolio by an approved outside contractor.
  • Training of all site staff with regards to daily duties, operation of equipment and applicable site staff responsibilities.
  • Verification and updating of fire plans i.e. personnel; physically challenged residents; equipment changes.
  • Completion and verification of deficiencies and assistance with orders to comply.
  • Other assigned duties as applicable.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Completion of the Fire Alarm Technician Program at the college level.
  • Knowledge of fire alarm panels and sprinkler systems.
  • Familiarity with generators and their application.

Accessibility accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment and selection process. Please make needs known in advance.


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