Fire Alarm Systems Technician

Employer
Power Design
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Mar 20, 2017
Closes
Mar 30, 2017
Function
Accountant, IT
Industry
Specialty Trades
Hours
Full Time
Fire Alarm Systems TechnicianLocationDC - Metro Area (DC/MD/VA)DepartmentFire AlarmApply NowThe Fire Alarm Systems Technician is responsible for the installation and commissioning of fire alarm systems.SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:Read and interpret blueprints, diagrams, submittals and product manuals to properly program and verify new systems.Serve as a technical advisor on systems programming and configuration, as well as coordinate code requirements with local fire marshals.Oversee and ensure proper completion of work assigned.Evaluate, diagnose and troubleshoot systems equipment that requires servicing.Communicate systems performance to customer.Communicate regularly with the senior technician for all assignments.Perform other duties as assigned.QUALIFICATIONS:At least three years of related work experience required; five or more years preferred.Minimum of NICET Level I - Fire Alarm Certification.Possess knowledge of computer programming and technologies related to fire alarm, security and other low voltage systems.Knowledge of current state regulations and codes.Ability to read schematics and follow written direction while working under minor supervision.Must be willing to travel as required.Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work with customers and employees at all levels of the organization.Must be proficient with the Microsoft Office suite.Demonstrate and uphold all of Power Design's core values, which include integrity, accountability, teamwork, innovation and growth.Non-smoker.BENEFITS:National health and dental plans.Paid vacations and holidays.Life Insurance.Short and long term disability plans.401(K) retirement plan.Flexible spending account.Incentive and recognition programs.National discount programs.Relocation opportunities.