Senior Fire Investigator

EFI Global   •  

Little Rock, AR

Industry: IT Consulting/Services


5 - 7 years

Posted 350 days ago

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Job Description

General Summary: Using advanced training and expertise, investigates, inspects, and interprets complex evidence of fire/explosion damage to residential and commercial buildings, vehicles, etc. determining origin and cause.


Essential Functions: (must be performed with or without accommodations)

  • Serves as a mentor and senior-level advisor to the Fire Investigators
  • Inspects assigned fire sites as prescribed by company policy and industry standards, including, but not limited to appropriate digital and filmphotography, video, diagrams, and written/recorded statements
  • Documents, collects (tags and bags), secure, and transports evidence in a manner prescribed by EFI Global policy and industry standards. Insures chain of custody procedures are followed
  • Promotes and provides superior customer service and responsiveness to customer needs
  • Completes all fire investigations in a timely manner. Provides written reports that are clear and concise, written in a manner that conforms to EFI Global policies and industry standards
  • Promotes EFI Global to expand business opportunities with new and existing client companies
  • General knowledge of failure analysis
  • Sustains advanced knowledge of approved Fire Investigation methodology and fire science
  • Meets or exceeds productivity levels as determined by Branch Manager / Fire Investigator Supervisor


Other Responsibilities:

  • Complies with company safety programs regarding personal protective equipment
  • Complies with all company policies and procedures
  • Demonstrates appropriate investigative skills
  • Demonstrates good verbal and written communication skills
  • Other duties as assigned


Educational/Experience Requirements:

  • Degree from an accredited college or university in Fire Investigation, Fire Science, or Criminal Justice (Work experience may be substituted for educational requirement)
  • Minimum 5 to 9 years of Fire Investigation experience
  • Current Certified Fire Investigation (CFI) or Certified Fire and Explosive Investigation (CFEI) accreditation
  • Attends seminars and conferences to maintain advanced knowledge of current best practices


Working Conditions:

  • Driving to and from investigation sites
  • Exposure to all types of weather conditions
  • Working in hazardous conditions, i.e., uneven and wet surfaces, enclosed spaces
  • Risks exposure to falling debris and hazardous materials
  • Bending, climbing, heavy lifting (in excess of 60 pounds)