So what does a Fire Alarm Technician at Michael Baker International do?
The Fire Alarm Technician is responsible for providing specific responsibility for installing, repairing and/or replacing fire alarm systems and related equipment; maintaining a regular inspection schedule; documenting activities; assisting other skilled trades; and ensuring that tools and materials are available as needed.. This position is based in the Washington DC Metro area, with periodic overseas travel.
Can you walk me through a typical day of a Fire Alarm Technician?
- You will inspect, test, maintain and repair fire detection and suppression systems both addressable and conventional type.
- You will identify equipment and materials needed to perform the requirements.
- You will develop trip reports after a trip to document efforts and results.
- You will inspect newly installed fire suppression systems and systems such as smoke control systems, egress control, emergency lighting, exit lighting, and other life safety systems.
- You will assist with the development of written technical requirements, project scopes, testing plans, and other written technical documentation pertaining to their field of expertise.
Could I be the Fire Alarm Technician Michael Baker International is looking for?
- NICET Level II (or equivalent) in Fire Alarm Systems or Inspection and Testing of Fire Alarm Systems.
- 5 Years' fire sprinkler and/or fire pump experience performed at the Journeyman level.
- Certification for at least one of the following fire alarm systems:
- Notifier ONYX (3030/640/320)
- Siemens MXL
- Siemens XLS
- Siemens System 3
- Simplex 4100 U
- You must have an active Top Secret clearance.
- Must possess computer skills, Excel, Word, spread sheets, e-mail.
- Must possess valid current US passport.
- Maintenance journeymen or master technicians experience highly desired.
- Prior military experience is preferred.
- 5 years experience at Journeyman's level.
- Experience working with diverse cultures in an austere, hazardous environment is referable.