Fire Alarm Technician

Greenbelt, Maryland
12 Jan 2019
08 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Summary General Description Of Job
Maintains fire protections systems in accordance with manufacturer's specifications and the National Fire Protection Association standards.

Essential Duties & Job Functions
Duties include testing, maintaining, and repairing fire alarm systems on site.

Replacing defective components as necessary.

Timely and cost effective performance of duties.

Adheres to all safety, environmental and health rules and regulations.

Adhering to the National Fire Protection Association standard.

Harmoniously working with other employees and customers.

Understands advanced network operations for fire alarm systems.

Alarm and trouble call response for the following systems:

• Siemens MXL and XLS Systems to include smoke detectors, heat detectors, beam detectors, smoke camera systems, manual stations, VESDA's and monitor modules for sprinkler systems, HVAC units, gas detectors, etc.

Education: High school diploma or GED ; Nicet Certification preferred
Experience: Minimum of 4 years experience in facility operations. Experience maintainin g Siemens systems to include MXL & XLS.

Essential Functions

Fire Protection System Mechanic

Physical Requirements:
Special clothing/equipment - Safety glasses, hard hats, steel toe shoes, gloves, long pants, short sleeve shirts, hearing protection - 100%
Unusual physical requirements - Must be able to lift 50 lbs.

Work Environment: Inside
Most work is in mechanical rooms or bench tables, office areas - 100%

Equipment and Machines:
Tools used in trade - Meters, side cutters, screw drivers, etc... - 100%

Licensed to drive a vehicle.

5 Days/8 HR days - Monday through Friday 0700-1530

Critical for employee to be there on time on a regular basis.

Other Essential Functions: Must take and pass a pre-employment drug test and background screening. A valid driver's license and ability to operate company vehicles. Adheres to established safety and personnel policies and standard operating procedures. Mature judgement and ability to work with minimal supervision.

Must demonstrate professional behavior at all times when dealing with customers, management, and co-workers. Must have clear, concise and accurate communications skills in English, both verbal and written. Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk to self or others. Must maintain a positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a professional manner. Dependable personal transportation to work site is required.

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