JOBSUMMARY/ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Under the direction of both the Fire SafetySpecialists II and III, this entry-level fire safety position inspects fire andlife safety areas and equipment on the University of Tennessee Health Science Centercampus. Duties include portable fire extinguisher inspections, emergency andexit lighting inspections and testing, maintenance, and inspection ofUniversity Automatic External Defibrillator (AED), and other life safetydevices as assigned. Promotes fire safety programs by identifying generaldiscrepancies or hazards pertaining to fire and life safety and reports thoseto senior positions within Campus Safety for correction.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Inspects and tests (in accordance with National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) standards, state, and local regulations) all portable fire extinguishers and emergency exit lighting.
Assists in general fire and life safety inspections of campus buildings and facilities.
Provides inspection/test reports when required.
Assists with fire alarm drills for all University facilities.
Assists in training fire and life safety, including portable fire extinguisher (PFE) use.
Identifies/reports potential fire hazards.
Tests and maintains Automated External Defibrillator's (AED) and other life safety devices as assigned.
Attends approved trainings for fire and life safety to gain knowledge and professional development.
Attends approved trainings for Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) general industry and construction and environmental safety, including hazardous materials familiarity.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Internal Number: 207447
The mission of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is to bring the benefits of the health sciences to the achievement and maintenance of human health, with a focus on the citizens of Tennessee and the region, by pursuing an integrated program of education, research, clinical care, and public service.