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Fire Systems Inspection Supervisor


Fire Systems Inspection Supervisor

  • R0043779
  • Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
  • Trades & Engineering
  • The University of Virginia
The Fire Protection Department of UVA's Facilities Management is seeking a Fire Systems Inspections Supervisor to support Facilities Management's goal of providing consistent, cost effective, and reliable maintenance and service to the University facilities. Fire Systems Inspection Supervisors are responsible for the supervision of service and inspection crews and maintenance of fire detection and suppression systems. They have extensive knowledge and experience maintaining complex and critical fire systems ensuring all are installed, maintained, inspected, and tested in accordance with required state and local codes. Fire Systems Supervisors typically maintain a Fire Protection NICET Level II Certification. They are responsible for the performance management of all fire system technicians assigned. Fire Systems Supervisors function independently only receiving guidance from supervision on special projects. Fire Systems Supervisors oversee the service and inspection of fire protection systems in all academic, student housing and healthcare facilities that keep students, staff, patients, and visitors safe throughout the University.

  • Mentor, coach and supervise lower-level Fire System Technicians.
  • Oversee the Inspections and testing program for all fire protection systems within university properties.
  • Perform/support Fire alarm and fire suppression system commissioning inspections and testing for construction and renovation projects ensuring compliance with life safety and state codes.
  • Ensure University fire systems are installed, maintained, inspected, and tested in accordance with required state and local codes.
  • Prioritize fire systems Inspection and testing schedules.
  • Maintain Inventory of spare materials stock.
  • Work with Construction Project Management to schedule, complete, and document construction inspections.
  • Ensure compliance and follow all safety rules for department and EPA, OSHA, and other regulatory agencies.
  • Responsible for ensuring that employees are trained in compliance with departmental guidelines, equipment operations, maintenance, and safety training.
  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.


Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Experience: Six years relevant experience, including considerable experience supervising.
Licensure: Fire Protection NICET Level II Certification OR electrical or mechanical licensure Valid drivers license.


The Anticipated Hiring Range for this position is $35.00 - $39.00 per hour. This is a full-time position with UVA benefits . Employee benefits package highlights include:
  • 22 days of paid time off, increasing with service; 13+ paid holidays each year, in addition to paid time off; Parental and Community Service Leave
  • Health plan with options to meet healthcare and financial needs
  • Retirement through the Virginia Retirement System
  • Tuition and professional development benefits
  • Employee wellness program featuring activities to earn up to $500/year

For this position, the selected candidate will need to complete the required background checks prior to the start date of the position.

Physical Demands:

This job requires traveling, climbing stairs and driving from job site to job site conducting inspections as a working supervisor.

To Apply:

Apply online at https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UVAJobs search for requisition R0043779. Internal applicants must apply through their UVA Workday profile. Complete the application, and upload the following Required materials:
  • Resume
  • Cover letter

***Please note that you MUST upload ALL REQUIRED DOCUMENTS into the CV/Resume box, into which multiple documents can be uploaded. Applications that do not contain all of the required documents will not receive full consideration .***

This position will remain open until filled.

Questions regarding the application process should be directed to Marcus Rozier, Academic Recruiter, at hjv5vm@virginia.edu .

COVID Vaccination Requirement and Guidelines

Please visitthe UVA COVID-19 Job Requirements and Guidelines webpageprior to applying for current information regarding vaccination requirementsandguidelines for employment at UVA.

The University of Virginia, i ncluding the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.


Each agency within the Commonwealth of Virginia is dedicated to recruiting, supporting, and maintaining a competent and diverse work force. Equal Opportunity Employer

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