Fire Alarm and Detection Systems Technician

  • Confidential
  • Marabella, San Fernando, Trinidad and Tobago
  • Nov 17, 2017
Contractor Design Engineering Facilities Installation-Maint-Repair Skilled Labor

Job Description

The right individual must have the ability to interact with international clients/customers, act professional in representing the company, works with minimal supervision, excellent time management to meet client demands.  This is a great opportunity to join a unique industrial service department and learn more about global compliance and regulatory standards.  Potential for this position to become permanent.


Maintains, troubleshoots, repairs, installs and inspects smoke and fire suppression systems.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Installs, repairs, and inspects smoke and fire suppressions systems; inspects tests, and repairs
  • fire alarm wiring, fire alarm panels and peripheral equipment. Identifies hazards, defects, and the
  • need for adjustment or repair.
  • Inspects, repair or replace smoke/heat detectors and sprinkler heads; repair and test dry/wet
  • system, tests fire alarm systems using appropriate diagnostic programs and equipment.
  • Performs tests on fire pumps and standpipe systems.
  • Ensures that work is in accordance with relevant codes.
  • Performs other general building maintenance as assigned
  • Ensure follow-up by passing leads to your Manager with calls

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of materials, methods, and the tools involved in installation, maintenance, and repair of fire and smoke suppression systems and equipment.
  • Knowledge of applicable building codes, regulations or ordinances.
  • Ability to operate drills, conduit benders, drill presses, cable pullers, meters (volt, OHM, AMP, Meg), hand drills, hand tools and power tools.
  • Ability to work in safe and efficient manner.
  • Ability to read blueprints and schematics.
  • Ability to use a computer.
  • Ability to use diagnostic program and other applicable diagnostic software and equipment.
  • Ability to perform truetest smoke detector sensitivity procedure.
  • Ability to perform routine maintenance on equipment and determine when and what kind of maintenance is needed.


  • High school diploma or post-secondary certificate, completion of University associate's degree/degree program, completion of technician certification in electrical, safety or fire, or any acceptable combination of education and related experience.
  • Minimum of 5 years of direct work experience in an industrial or commercial environment.
  • Strong problem identification and objection resolution skills.
  • Able to build and maintain lasting relationships with customers.
  • Exceptional verbal communication and presentation skills.
  • Excellent listening skills, strong written communication skills.
  • Self motivated, with high energy and an engaging level of enthusiasm.
  • Able to perform basic calculations and mathematical figures.
  • Ability to work individually and as part of a team.
  • High level of integrity and work ethic.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and/or passport.
  • Frequent travel is required, often up to several hours of driving per day.
  • Standing, walking, driving, climbing/ladders, squatting/kneeling, reaching, grasping, pushing/pulling, twisting/bending, lifting/carrying up to 50 lbs multiple times per shift, fingering, talking, hearing, and seeing.
  • Manual dexterity required to use desktop computer and peripherals
  • Overtime hours as required.

Only qualified candidates will be contacted.  Please submit your cover letter and resume by November 30, 2017 to [email protected]