(a) Scope. This section sets forth standards, requirements and procedures for issuance of a certificate of fitness to perform the duties of a construction site fire safety manager.
(b) General Provisions. Applicants for construction site fire safety manager certificates of fitness shall meet the minimum qualifications and comply with the general requirements for a certificate of fitness set forth in FC113 and R113-01.
(c) Qualifications. In addition to the qualifications set forth in FC113 (including receipt of a passing grade on the Department's written examination), applicants for construction site fire safety manager certificate of fitness shall possess and demonstrate to the satisfaction of the Department the physical ability to perform the duties of the position and the following qualifications:
(1) Certification or experience. Applicants shall hold or possess:
(A) A site safety manager or site safety coordinator certificate issued by the Department of Buildings pursuant to BC3310.5 and Department of Buildings rule 1 RCNY 104-08; or
(B) At least three (3) years of full-time experience within the past six (6) years prior to the date of the application: (1) working for a governmental agency or a construction, design or consulting firm; (2) at construction sites upon which "major buildings" (as that term is defined in BC3310.2) are being constructed; and (3) with responsibility for construction site safety and/or supervision of construction; or
(C) At least eight (8) years of full-time experience within the past 12 years prior to the date of the application working for a governmental agency with responsibility for conducting and/or supervising fire code or fire safety inspections or enforcement; or
(D) At least ten (10) years of full-time experience within the past 15 years prior to the date of the application working as a firefighter or fire officer in a paid fire department.
(2) Training Course. Applicants shall successfully complete a construction site fire safety manager training course conducted by an educator or educational institution or program accredited by the Department pursuant to R113-04 and 113-10.
(d) Application Procedures. Application for a construction site fire safety manager certificate of fitness shall be made in accordance with R113-01.