The Fire Alarm / Suppression Alternate Lead manages resources and activities necessary to inspect, test, and maintain fire detection and alarm systems.
Typical duties include the following, although specific duties vary by assignment or contract)
Make periodic inspections to see that all equipment and controls are operating properly and are in good condition
Inspect, test, and maintain fire detection and alarm systems
Interprets instrument and meter readings; wiring diagrams, schematics, drawings and technical publications
Expertise with the use of applicable test equipment
Knowledge of safety rules and practices; environmental policies; principles of management
Operation and repair of on-site fire alarm and control systems
Submit timely reports
Perform other qualified duties as assigned
Knowledge & Skills
Must be registered, licensed, or certified by a state or local authority
Must be qualified by an organization listed by a nationally recognized testing laboratory for the servicing of fire alarm systems
Must have fluency in reading, writing, and speaking, and understanding English
Knowledge of document and report writing
Knowledge of safe work practices and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Knowledge of lockout and tag out procedures
Ability to use a computer and related software
Experience & Education
High school diploma or equivalent required.
Five (5) years of experience in the inspection, testing, and maintenance of fire alarm systems.
Must be NICET Level III or higher certified.
Physical Requirements / Working Environment
Living and working conditions at the assignment location could be remote and uncomfortable
Able to lift at least 30 to 50 pounds
Long hours, exposure to weather and hazardous conditions
Personnel should be aware of moving on short notice and under adverse conditions
Ability to travel domestically and internationally
Alternate Task Lead shall have knowledge of principles of electronics and electricity; types, capacity and purpose of low voltage circuits, circuit breakers, switches, fuses, regulators, relays, instruments, and meters associated with the skills and ability to inspect, test and maintain fire detection and alarm systems;
interpreting instrument and meter readings; use of wiring diagrams, schematics, drawings and technical publications; use and purpose of applicable test equipment;
safety rules and practices; environmental policies; principles of management and operation and repair of on-site fire alarm and control systems.
Facilities / Maintenance / Repair(Full-time)