Fire Alarm Technician II

EMCOR Group - Edwards, CA3.2

Full-timeEstimated: $55,000 - $69,000 a year
About Us:
EMCOR Government Services offers an experienced single-source solution for meeting the routine and mission-critical needs of federal, state, local and other government organizations. By combining our expert professional technicians, commercial best practices, extensive facilities knowledge and strong commitment to reliable, responsive service, we enable our government clients to achieve consistently high-performance facilities, on-time projects and long-term value.

Job Title: Fire Alarm Technician II

Job Summary: EMCOR Government Services & Helix Enterprises, under the joint-venture Helix Management Services, has an exciting opportunity at NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center (AFRC). Located on Edwards AFB – the 2nd largest base in the Air Force – the Fire Alarm Technician II will perform service repairs and testing at NASA’s premier site for aeronautical research in Edwards, CA.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Performs installation service repairs and testing on electronic fire alarm systems and other related building system products in accordance with manufacture’s specifications and National Fire Protection Association standards at NASA sites.
Service, troubleshoot and install many different manufacturers Fire/Life Safety Systems including Simplex & NOTIFIER.
Inspect, maintain and test all fire alarm equipment on site, and replaces defective components as needed, test initiating and signal circuits, detectors, and system transmitter, makes needed repairs, and checks pressure gauges on suppression systems, such as wet pipe, dry pipe, deluge, pre-action, Fire water pumps, foam pumps, HI X foam generators, Inergen, Halon, FM 200, storage containers, maintain, test and calibrate gas detection systems/Hydrazine systems.
Must be able to give complete and accurate NFPA test form and properly make reports of defective alarm equipment and water based systems, for corrective maintenance repairs.
Read and interpret blueprints, diagrams, submittals, specifications, software/systems programs, schematics and operational product manuals.
Manage daily call activity and program system products, including networking and programming.
Maintains, inspect, and replace portable fire extinguishers per NFPA 10 standard for portable fire extinguishers throughout the Center and remote sites.
Ability to train level I Fire alarm technicians on operation and basic maintenance of the installed fire alarm systems.
Assist customers with all questions and concerns in a timely and professional manner.

Minimum 5 + years experience in the installation and testing of low voltage systems, including Fire/Life Safety systems, Preferred Simplex product knowledge and training and working knowledge of Windows based programs.
Must hold current NICET II Certifications.
Must have fundamental knowledge of electricity. (i.e.: Ohm’s law, resistance and AC/DC Circuits.)
Working knowledge of fire alarm systems, both conventional and addressable.
Knowledge of test equipment, multi-meter, digital analyzer and battery analyzer.
Knowledge of NFPA Standards and Codes
We offer our employees a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package and are always looking for individuals with the talent and skills required to contribute to our continued growth and success. Equal Opportunity Employer - Veterans/Disabled.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.