Fire Alarm & Detection Technician

Fire Alarm & Detection Technician

03 Jul 2022
South Dakota, Rapid city / west SD, 57701 Rapid city / west SD USA

Fire Alarm & Detection Technician

Western States Fire Protection (WSFP) and its subsidiaries are more than a company. We are a family of unique individuals committed to our purpose, our values, and each other. And we believe in making our own luck, creating our own opportunities. WSFP accomplishes this by constantly innovating, finding ways to create new value and seizing new opportunities. Protecting lives and property since 1985, WSFP and its subsidiaries specializes in Life Safety Systems. Our values are simple: integrity, quality, safety, professionalism, commitment. What we offer: Health, Life, Dental and Vision Insurance

Flex Spending (FSA) (Cafeteria Plan)

401(k) Plan

Paid Time Off (PTO)

Paid Holidays

Fire Alarm & Detection Technician

The function of the Fire Alarm and Detection Technician is to provide reliable, high quality customer support through on-site inspecting, installing, repairing and/or replacing fire alarm equipment as well as conducting preventive maintenance services pertaining to many different manufacturers equipment. The Alarm and Detection Technician should be a self-motivated, customer service oriented, with strong written and verbal communication skills.

Job Responsibilities

Tests all equipment after installation or repairs made to ensure performance of system

Work in compliance with the Company’s safety manual with safety of self and others in mind at all times

Daily communications with Project Manager and/or Schedule Coordinator on inspection or project delays, requirements and general status of jobs

Responsible for training entry-level employees on Company procedures, systems inspection and installation techniques

All work is performed to NFPA and Company standards with quality inspection and installation techniques practiced

Works with Project Manager, Schedule Coordinator and Office Administrative Staff to ensure complete closeout and turnover of jobs to the client (Ensure that work is completed so it can be billed in full)

Job Qualifications

Knowledge of NFPA codes is preferred

NICET I Certification within 2 years

NICET II Certification within 2 years after NICET I is achieved

Working knowledge of sprinkler controls, alarm panels, devices and critical components

Willing to perform testing and maintenance

Must be willing to travel throughout the states of South Dakota and North Dakota as necessary

Able to complete documentation as necessary; with or without reasonable accommodation

Able to use mobile electronics such as a tablet to record and transmit inspection documents

Willing to coordinate between inspection deficiencies and service required to correct found deficiencies

Prepared to read and write English clearly

Capability to present information and respond to questions from managers, customers, AHJ (Authorities Having Jurisdiction) and the general public

Possess a valid driver’s license; in accordance with Company policy

Willing to pass a post-offer drug test, background and reference check

All qualified applicants with Western States Fire Protection Company will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin or status as a qualified individual with a disability or protected veteran.

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