Manager of Inspections ( Fire Protection )

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POST DATE 9/8/2016
END DATE 12/19/2016

The Fahrenheit Group Richmond, VA

Richmond, VA
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The Fahrenheit Group has been retained to an Inspections Manager for a client of ours in the fire protection industry. This individual will direct and manage the activities of the Inspection Departments Company-wide. Reviews and analyzes operations and forecasts future results to determine progress toward stated goals and objectives. This position is responsible for planning and implementing the financialbudget of department.


* Directs and manages the inspection function of the Company through Supervisory personnel utilizing Company policies, standards and procedures.
* Participates in the development of the Company's plans and programs as a strategic partner.
* Participates as a member of the Management Team by supporting Company initiatives while providing input and feedback on Company goals and programs.
* Develops, utilizes and manages financialbudgets for area of responsibility.
* Responsible for participating in and ensuring the successful start-up of all high profile Inspection projects by training and managing appropriate Team Members.
* Develops peer relationship with appropriate customer management personnel.
* Maintains appropriate staffing levels for department.
* Develops Inspections Departmental goals and communicates them throughout appropriate company managers and supervisors
* Responsible for training of new Team Members in Inspection and Testing roles as required.
* Responsible for maintaining current code requirements for all states, updates SOPs and communicates changes to all Managers, Supervisors and Sales and Marketing personnel.
* Responsible for managing and directing all special Inspection projects.
* Coordinating Annual Sales Plans with Vice President of Sales and Operations; all sales plans will be approved by Vice President of Sales and Operations.
* Audits complete inspection files to determine compliance with Company policy and procedures.
* Develops and maintains list of potential and existing customers and markets the Company and/or additional services to them.
* Has and is expected to use the authority to make decisions that will provide successful transactions and satisfy customers.
* Handles each transaction in a way that positively spreads our Company's reputation.
* Expected to keep our word 100% of the time and work every day until our obligations are met.
* Responsible for providing technical expertise and ensures appropriate level of training for Team Members.
* Reviews all contracts to ensure the protection of the Company in those relationships.
* Responsible for completing continuing education necessary to maintain current certifications and/or licenses as required for position.
* Must continuously adhere to Company's Controlled Substances and Alcohol Standard.
* Expected to work safely, by using good judgment and following all Company safety policies and work procedures with authority to stop an unsafe act.
* Performs other related duties as required.


* Must possess excellent written and oral communication skills.
* Must be able to speak, read and write English fluently.
* Must possess excellent computer skills to include Microsoft Office Suite -Professional programs and applicable database programs.
* Must possess excellent HP Enterprise Business Systems skills.
* Must possess a practical knowledge of fire protection codes and standards.
* Must possess the ability to read and interpret construction documents and shop drawings.
* Must provide quality customer service.
* Must be a self-starter and possess the ability to work alone.
* Must possess excellent organizational skills.
* Must maintain a valid driver's license and acceptable driving record.
* Must handle multiple projects and identify priorities.
* Must interact well with all levels of individuals, internally and externally.
* Must maintain a positive and professional demeanor.
* Must possess the ability to handle change, resolve conflict and solve problems as they arise with minimal direction.
* Must possess leadership skills necessary to promote team environment.
* Must be available to travel out of town up to 33% of the time.
* Must be able to lift up to 100 lbs.


* Bachelor's Degree in a related field preferred, equivalent experience accepted.
* 10+ years of experience in the fire protection trade.
* 5+ years of management experience.
* Minimum Level III NICET certification in Inspection, testing and maintenance of water based systems required, OR
* The equivalent combination of education and experience.