ALARM TECHNICIAN - Relocate to Kuwait
Posted on: November 2, 2018
This position description is subject to change at any time as needed to meet the requirements of the program or company. POSITION SUMMARY: Performs routine and emergency maintenance on the fire alarm systems and equipment, components, and subsystems in the ASG-KU area of operations. Performs inspection, testing, and repair of fire alarm control panels, initiating, indicating, and monitoring devices. Performs inspection, testing, and maintenance on suppression systems consisting of wet pipe sprinkler, pre-action sprinkler, fire pumps, and associated equipment. Performs duties in secure, critical, and sensitive designated areas under control of the U.S. Army in accordance with contract requirements. Ensures requirements for inspection, testing and maintenance are accomplished IAW with NFPA and UFC 3-601-02. MAJOR JOB ACTIVITIES: Accomplishes the maintenance and repair of systems associated with fire detection, suppression and other equipment that is a component part of the overall fire protection system. Performs inspection, testing and maintenance of fire protection systems IAW UFC 3-601-02 using NFPA 72 and NFPA 25 as guidelines. Utilizes test equipment and meters such as voltmeters, ammeters, wire tracing devices, etc., for locating and diagnosing equipment, distribution, and control system malfunctions. Utilizes various hand tools, shop tools, and equipment in accomplishing repairs and maintenance of these systems and components. Troubleshoots and repairs fire protection circuits and equipment. Repairs or replaces defective components. Requests and maintains accountability for parts, tools, equipment and materials required for work performance and work assignments. May be required to conduct both routine and emergency services after normal work periods. Performs the majority of work in the sensitive and secure areas of military installations and facilities in accordance with the established security procedures of the U.S. Army and contract requirements. Responsible for safe operation, cleanliness and operator maintenance of assigned vehicle. Prepares and completes requires work documents. Complies with safety/environmental standards and safe work practices. Performs other duties as assigned MATERIAL & EQUIPMENT DIRECTLY USED: Tools of the trade, vehicle, special equipment and work materials. WORKING ENVIRONMENT: Work is generally conducted in an shop environment. However, duties may involve traveling in the out of doors to other locations with a potential exposure to extreme climatic conditions, specifically desert heat. . Must comply with OSHA, EPA, Fire and Safety Regulations and published company work rules. PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES: Employees usually carry only up to 50lbs of materials, items include but are not limited to tool bags, ladders and associated fire alarm parts, devices and panels. Climbing on ladders and using tools of the trade are common place. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Qualifications have to meet the criteria as outlined in UFC 3-601-02. Recognized journeyman or craftsman-level qualification, program for fire alarm systems. Examples include, but are not limited to, certification in Fire Alarms (NICET level II, Water Suppression (NICET Level III), formalized labor organization-based journeyman training, valid current qualification of license from any state, documented work experience with a fire alarm inspection and servicing company, and factory training. Associates degree (Electronics) and four years documented experience or High School Diploma and six years' experience that can be documented. Examples include: previous job descriptions, DD214 and Military/Civilian Performance reports, job experience letter on company or corporate letterhead from previous employer(s). Must have education and knowledge of electronics theory. Must possess a current stateside driver's license unless otherwise stipulated. Experience : Documented six years experience in maintenance, repair, installation, and inspection and testing of UL listed fire alarm systems . Language Proficiency: Should have sufficient knowledge of English to understand instructions and accomplish work documents and reports. SUPERVISORY/BUDGET RESPONSIBILITIES: None
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