Fire Safety Technician

Posted: 4/6/2019

Location: Universal City, California
Function: Production
Specialty: Television & Film, Video
Level: Manager (Supervisor)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive


Seeking a highly motivated individual to join the NBCU Team in very dynamic feature and television production environment. The applicant will assist in managing and implementing various fire prevention and fire safety programs and policies for a facility with a varied work force. The successful candidate must have the ability to assimilate information quickly and develop compliant business oriented solutions.
  • Perform general fire safety inspections of all occupancy group classifications
  • Perform proactive building inspections to predict potential areas of concern
  • Perform fire inspections for brush abatement and document findings
  • Enforce and maintain fire safety policies and procedures for studio operations
  • Inspect and evaluate buildings and job sites and issue permits for Hot Works operations
  • Perform Hot Work job spot checks and document results
  • Perform Fire Watch duties as assigned
  • Ability to use and train others in the use of a Thermal Imaging Camera
  • Assist with maintenance and notifications on Fire/Life Safety system impairments as required by FM Global
  • Assist with the supervision of testing and certification program for all building fire/life safety systems and document process and findings
  • Perform fire safety permit inspections for issuance of special permits
  • Inspects public displays and gatherings and document findings and recommendations
  • Attend classes, seminars and conferences in order to remain abreast of all current codes, ordinances and best practices in the field of fire prevention, fire safety and the motion picture industry
  • Investigate remediate, and document reported fire hazards
  • Investigate cause and origin of fires and recommend policies and procedures to remediate dangerous conditions that lead to fires
  • Maintain records, files and documentation to insure compliance with local jurisdictional and company requirements. Prepare reports as needed.
  • Function as a member of the studio Disaster Response Team and or Emergency Operations Center team as required
  • Provide fire prevention and safety education to large groups, employee fairs, or other special events
  • Work nights and weekends as required
  • Perform related duties as required


  • Basic Qualifications:

    •Working knowledge of International Building Code and California Fire Code, and all related NPFA Standards.
    •Proven knowledge of fire protection systems and equipment through a minimum of 1 year of related work experience
    •Proven knowledge of basic fire chemistry and physics and extinguishing techniques
    •Minimum 2 years of experience in a municipal or industrial fire prevention organization
    •Minimum 1 year of experience with Microsoft Word, Access, Excel, and PowerPoint
    •Excellent communication, writing and interpersonal skills

    Eligibility Requirements:

    •Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered
    •Must be willing to work in Universal City
    •Must be willing to work alternate regular schedule or on rotation throughout the year
    •Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
    •Must be 18 years or older

    •California State Fire Marshal Certified Firefighter I
    •California State Fire Marshal Certified Fire Prevention Officer
    •California State Fire Marshal Certified Fire Safety Officer
    •Ability to interface effectively with all levels of management and operations level personnel
    •Ability to think creatively and problem solve in a constructive manner
    •Prior experience in a corporate environment
    •Prior motion picture or television studio experience

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