At least five (5) years fire alarm industry experience and training with a High School diploma OR two (2) to three (3) years’ experience and specialized knowledge with an Associate's Degree.
Must be able to pass a background check and pass a drug test. Must be able to comply with company guide lines for driving a company vehicle.
Extensive knowledge of NFPA 72, NEC, Fire Alarm System Theory, and Industry Standards for Fire Alarm systems installation.
Installation, commissioning, and troubleshooting of low voltage systems including fire alarm systems, communication systems, sound systems, security/access control and CCTV.
Exceptional ability to evaluate, diagnose, and troubleshoot systems equipment that requires servicing. Experience with a variety of system manufacturers.
Communicate systems performance to customer and maintain a 100% client satisfaction field status for our company. Strong customer service skills. Good verbal and written communications skills in English.
Communicate regularly with senior systems coordinator on all low voltage projects.
Skilled in the PC applications and in the use of word processing and spreadsheet programs.
Must be able to use hand-tools.
Ability to work in a variety of circumstances including climbing ladders, scaffolds and high-lift equipment as well as working in ducts, crawl spaces, and above ceilings.
Must be able to differentiate types/colors of wire.
Experience with conduit bending, understanding of blue prints and wiring schematics and layout of system installations.
Ability to perform intermediate level calculations including: Battery, NAC panel and system standby.
Proven ability to not only lead but also teach other junior technicians and apprentices.
Ability to operate various types of test equipment including audibility and intelligibility test equipment.
National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technologies (NICET), Fire Alarm Systems, Level II and the ability to obtain Level III certification within one year of employment.
Exceptional work ethic
Exceptional attention to detail
Desire to provide every customer with exceptional service
Exceptional communication skills with customers, other field personnel, office staff and sub-contractors
Strong desire to continuously increase your skills and take on more responsibility
Excellent troubleshooting skills including, researching online, system manuals to resolve problems
NICET Fire Alarm Systems, Level II
Troubleshooting experience with all major brands of low voltage systems
The desire to continually improve his/her knowledge of fire alarm system theory, adapt to changes and improvements to system architecture and possess the skill set to gain NICET Level III in fire alarm systems