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A cover letter addressed to Safety Management Services is required for consideration for this position and must be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter must address your specific interest in the position and outline your current skills and experience that directly relate to this position.

Job Summary

UMHHC Safety Management Services is seeking a fire and construction safety professional to coordinate the institutional program to maintain code compliance of the passive fire protection systems throughout our facilities. Duties include:

• Perform field inspection, testing and verification of UL listed firestop systems to include destructive testing.

• Thorough knowledge in using fire-stopping product manufacturer’s application guides.

• Proficiency in interpreting floorplans and project drawings.

 • Familiarity with project schedules

• Attend pre & post construction meetings.

• Participate in fire drills and institutional safety programs.

• Develop and provide training to contractors on specialized UMHHC work requirements.

 NOTE: The successful candidate may be an entry- to intermediate-level individual. Final job classification and compensation will be based on the combination of relevant educational qualifications and experience.

Mission Statement

The University of Michigan Health System improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally. Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.

Why Join Michigan Medicine?

Michigan Medicine is one of the largest health care complexes in the world and has been the site of many groundbreaking medical and technological advancements since the opening of the U-M Medical School in 1850. Michigan Medicine is comprised of over 30,000 employees and our vision is to attract, inspire, and develop outstanding people in medicine, sciences, and healthcare to become one of the world’s most distinguished academic health systems.  In some way, great or small, every person here helps to advance this world-class institution. Work at Michigan Medicine and become a victor for the greater good.

What Benefits can you Look Forward to?

  • Excellent medical, dental and vision coverage effective on your very first day
  •  Retirement Savings Opportunities

Required Qualifications*

  • A Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in fire safety engineering, fire science, occupational safety with fire science emphasis, or a related technical field or equivalent and 2 to 3 years of related experience
  • Recent coursework in current building code and NFPA codes and standards.
  • Excellent public speaking and writing skills. Excellent computer skills using standard MS office programs.
  • Must have a valid driver's license.
  • Must be able to pass a physical examination to allow for emergency response and wearing of personal protective equipment (PPE).
  • Ability to climb ladders and stairs.

Desired Qualifications*

Successfully completed installation training from two or more national firestop product manufacturers.

Current CFI or ability to obtain CFI.

Recent professional experience coordinating fire barrier management programs in a hospital, educational institution, or similar large, complex setting.

Work Schedule

M-F daytime hours, 7:30 am – 4:30 pm, with some flexibility allowed after completing the probationary period. Additional work hours are required during evenings, nights and weekends to respond to institutional needs.

Underfill Statement

This position may be underfilled at a lower classification depending on the qualifications of the selected candidate.

Background Screening

University of Michigan Health System conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings. Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.