Electrical/Electronics and Mechanical Engineering:
Fire Protection Special Hazards Suppression Systems
Applies advanced technical knowledge to solve unusually complex problems with Fire Life Safety & Health systems that typically cannot be solved solely by referencing manufacturer's manuals or similar documents. Examples of such problems include determining troubles and malfunctions associated with Water-Based Fire Suppression Systems including high expansion foam system and AFFF, fire pumps, water spray, and standpipe systems; Special Hazard Suppresion Systems including Halon, CO2, dry and wet chemicals, and clean agent; Fire Alarm and Signaling Systems including detection/initiation devices, notification appliances, and monitoring/communication systems.
Must be experienced in the field of inspecting, testing, and performing maintenance/repairs on all components of fire suppression and fire alarm systems listed above.
Conducts detailed visual inspections and functional tests of various fire suppression and fire alarm systems and prepares comprehensive reports of all deficiencies and recommends corrective actions to customer.
Exercises independent judgment in performing such tasks as making fire protection system analyses/troubleshooting for the repair of non-functioning systems and developing repair service orders to include labor calculations and identifying component material takeoffs with estimated costs for labor and materials.
Replaces fire protection system components and performs testing to ensure proper operations in accordance with applicable NFPA codes and standards.
Performs all related duties as assigned
Provide Preventive Maintenance and Corrective Maintenance services for various fire protection systems
Conducts inspection and testing of fire protection systems to include varying control systems
Troubleshoots and provides estimates for repairs
Oversees Fire System Technicians in daily operations, assigns work priorities, and orders materials needed for repairs
Interacts with customer on a regular basis and communicates all fire protection deficiencies/impairments with recommended remedies, schedule, and cost
- Site Craft Supervisor; Project Manager
- Oversees technicians assigned
- All employees; client personnel
- Suppliers; Subcontractors
High School Diploma / GED
NICET III or IV certifications in specific field of engineering technology
Five years of experience in supervising technicians
Five (5) years experience as Fire System Technician with NICET III or IV certification
Valid State Drivers License
Maintain all other required ID as needed
Obtain and or Maintain all necessary required licenses
Understanding of NFPA codes/standards and control systems associated with Fire Protection Systems
Experience and certification on Monaco, Motorola, Dectronix and other Fire Control systems
Ability to use technical manuals, technical bulletins, or manufactuere's specification while performing maintenance, troubleshooting, or corrective repairs to Fire Portection Sytems and controls
Familiarity with the interrelationships of various Fire Protection System components and judgment in planning work sequence and in selecting appropriate tools and testing instruments.
Good communication skills and customer service oriented
Ability to manage projects on site in timely manner
Knowledge and ability to move job related equipment. Must be able to perform work in an industrial environment. Able to lift, push or pull a minimum of 50 lbs. General physical labor in relation to climbing, lifting, overhead work, pushing, pulling, crouching, crawling, inclement weather conditions, confined space.