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Job: Fire Alarm Technician (Install), FIRE & LIFE SAFETY AMERICA, INC., Sanford, FL

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General Information


Job title:
Fire Alarm Technician (Install)
Job location:
Sanford, FL  32771 United States
Requisition code:
Date posted:
11/16/2019
Job type:
Full-Time
Compensation:
Job Category:
Technician

Job Description


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.



  1. Comprehensive working knowledge of fire alarm codes and standards. NICET II or NICET III preferred. Equivalent experience will be considered assuming individual pursues NICET alarms education/certification.

  2. Working knowledge of fire alarm programming software.

  3. Candidate will carry or manipulate loads/equipment up to 20 pounds on a frequent basis, and up to 50 pounds on occasional basis.

  4. Must be able to constantly or frequently reach overhead/above shoulders, stand, stoop, bend, climb, and crawl in many work environments. May be required to work at elevated heights and/or work in confined spaces.

  5. Work conditions will include exposure to dusts, heat, cold, and potential noises.  

  6. Able to coordinate between field crews and design to successfully complete projects within scope and time constraints.

  7. Able to perform testing and maintenance on all fire alarm systems and complete documentation as necessary of programmed system.

  8. Able to interact and correspond to customers in person and/or writing in a professional manner.

  9. Periodically attend seminars or similar education/training sessions to stay abreast of latest technology, codes, and standards changes.  


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRMENTS:


To perform this job successfully, the candidate must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:


High School diploma, BA, BS, or engineering degree or experience or related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS:


Valid driver’s license required. NICET II or III preferred.


COMPUTER SKILLS:


Strong working knowledge of personal computers and alarm panel programming.    


LANGUAGE SKILLS:


Ability to read and write clearly. Ability to present information and respond to questions from managers, customers, AHJs (Authorities Having Jurisdiction) and the general public.


PHYSICALDEMANDS:


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee will frequently be required lift loads up to 50-pounds and occasionally lift or assist with lifting loads/weight in excess of 50-pounds; use hands and fingers, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is required to stand; walk; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Frequent use of ladders or scaffolds with likely use of personal fall arrest systems is required. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.


COMPUTER SKILLS:


Strong working knowledge of personal computers and alarm panel programming.


LANGUAGE SKILLS:


Ability to read and write clearly. Ability to present information and respond to questions from managers, customer, AHJ’s (Authorities Having Jurisdiction) and the general public. Must be able to have basic understanding of engineered drawings and/or electrical schematics.

(Job number: 3865611)
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