General Summary :
Investigates, inspects, and interprets 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)
Inspects assigned fire sites as prescribed by company policy and industry standards, including, but not limited to appropriate digital and film photography, video, diagrams, and written / recorded statements
Documents, collects (tags and bags, as required), secure, and transports evidence in a manner prescribed by EFI Global policy and industry standards.
Insures chain of custody procedures are followed
Responsible for appropriate handling of records of assignments, referrals, follow-up with Claims Adjusters, interviews with property owners, witnesses, and fire department personnel
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 capabilities to expand business opportunities with new and existing client companies
Sustains current knowledge of approved Fire Investigation practices
Meets or exceeds productivity levels as determined by Branch Manager / Fire Investigator Supervisor
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)
Must have a High School Diploma with 5+ years of Fire Investigation experience
Certified Fire and Explosion (CFEI) accreditation
Attends seminars and conferences to maintain a level of knowledge current with best practices