Electronic Technician II

Fairfax, VA
Aug 04, 2017
Aug 21, 2017
Analyst, Research
Full Time

Job Category : Classified Staff

Working hours :

Salary : Commensurate with education and experience.

Web Announcement :
Fire Safety Systems Supervisor

The George Mason University, Facilities Management Department is looking for an enthusiastic and energetic person for a Fire Safety Systems Supervisor position. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason’s academic and culturally inclusive environment.

Responsibilities: This person will be responsible for the day-to-day supervision, scheduling, directing, systematic installation, maintenance and repairs of fire alarm and fire damper systems to prevent false alarms, breakdowns, service interruptions, and improve life safety systems and equipment. Also responsible for oversight of the fire sprinkler program. Supervise and direct electronic technicians and fire damper technicians in all aspects of fire safety systems repair, maintenance and installation. Maintains a database of the location of all equipment related to fire safety systems (e.g., fire alarm equipment, zone valves, spare head boxes, zone charts, backflow devices, damper, control panels, detectors, etc.), and other items of importance to fire safety system repair and maintenance. Coordinates with electric shop, Safety Office and University Police on work being performed and makes suggestions to improve the systems. Responds to fire systems emergencies involving all Mason campuses, and other essential emergencies such as snow removal/storm response. Reviews and recommends preferred fire safety equipment, and inspects work in new and renovation construction projects. Reviews plans for upcoming construction/renovation projects, and provides feedback on incorrect or inappropriate systems and equipment.

Required Qualifications: * Extensive training directly related to fire alarm and fire sprinkler repair and installation; * Knowledge of industry-accepted fire safety practices and principles; extensive knowledge of complex electronic equipment and circuitry involved with fire alarm systems; knowledge of fire sprinkler system installations, operations and equipment; knowledge of fire damper design and operations; and ability to use electronic and fire alarm test equipment; and * Valid driver’s license.

Preferred Qualifications: * National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technologies (NICET) Fire Alarm Certification, NICET 3 or NICET 4 are highly desired.

Special Instructions : For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number 02401z at http://jobs.gmu.edu by August 18, 2017; complete and submit the online application; and upload a resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information.

MasonAd : Great Careers Begin at Mason!

George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report Up and Coming spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education.

Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Masons diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.

If you are interested in joining the Mason family take a look at our current opportunities and catch some Mason spirit at jobs.gmu.edu/!

George Mason University, Where Innovation is Tradition.

Equity Statement : George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Job Close Date : 2017-08-18

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