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.

Summary:

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.

Requirements:

  • 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]