POSITION SUMMARY : *
Ensures routineand emergency maintenance on the firealarm systems and periphial equipment, components, and subsystems in the ASG-
KUArea of Responsibiilty (AOR) are performed IAW NFPA 72 and UFC3-600-01 .Reviewsthe inspections,testing, and repair of fire alarm control panels, initiiating,indicating, and monitoring devices Ensures testing, and maintenance on fire suppression systems consistingof wet pipe sprinkler, preactionsprinkler, FM200 clean agent systems, fire pumps, and associated equipment areperformed IAW NFPA 25, NFPA 2001 and UFC 3-
601-02. Performs in secure, critical, and sensitivedesigned areas under control of the U.S. Army in accordance with contractrequirements.
1.Provides direction in the accomplishment of themaintenance and repair of systems associated with fire detection, suppressionand other equipment that is a component part of the overall fire protectionsystem
2.Performs inspection, testing and maintenance offire protection systems IAW UFC 3-601-02 using NFPA 72 and NFPA 25 asguidelines.
3.Utilizes test equipment and meters such asvoltmeters, ammeters, telephone test sets, smoke detector sensitivity testers,and wire tracing equipment, and others for locating and diagnosing equipment,distribution, and control system malfunctions.
4.Utilizes computer software to program fire alarmcontrol panels and perform load calculations for installed systems
5.Utilizes various hand tools, shop tools, andequipment in accomplishing repairs and maintenance of these systems andcomponents.
6.Troubleshoots and repairs fire protection circuitsand equipment. Repairs or replaces defective components.
7.Requests and maintains accountability for parts,tools, equipment and materials required for work performance and workassignments.
8.May be required to conduct both routine andemergency services after normal work periods.
9.Performs the majority of work in the sensitive andsecure areas of military installations and facilities in accordance with theestablished security procedures of the U.
S. Army and contract requirements
10.Responsible for safe operation, cleanliness andoperator maintenance of assigned vehicle.
11.Prepares and completes requires work documents.
12.Complies with safety / environmental standards andsafe work practices
13.Acts as Subject Matter Expert for the ASK-KU AOR firealarm / suppression systems
14.Provides recommendations to the US Government forthe need for new systems and repairs.
15.Performsother duties as assigned
Tools of the trade, vehicle, special equipment and workmaterials.Motor vehicle operations required.
Work is generally conducted in anoffice environment. However, duties may involve working in out-of-doors areaswith exposure to extreme climatic conditions.
May work in areas where apotential exist for exposure to physical, chemical, and biological agents.Duties will involve the conduct of work in the outdoors with a potentialexposure to extreme climatic conditions including frequent dust storms, andhigh temperatures up to 130 degrees in the summer months.
Employee use ofPersonal Protective Equipment (PPE) in certain areas is required. Such PPE includes but is not limited to head,foot, hand, torso, respiratory, vision and hearing protective devices.
Must comply with all Fire and SafetyInstallation policies.
The work requiresphysical exertion related to inspections, testing and repairs requiringconsiderable standing, walking, climbing, bending, crouching, and stretching,reaching or similar movements.
Mustbe physically and mentally capable to perform all tasks in temperaturesexceeding 100 degrees. There may be a need to lift and carry objects up to 40 lbs.
The work requires some degree of agility anddexterity.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS :
Qualifications have to meet the critieria as outlined in UFC 3-601-02. Recognized journeyman or craftsman-level qualificaiton for fire alarm systems.
Examples include, but are not limited to, certification in Fire Alarms (NICET level II,Water Suppression (NICET Level III), and Special Hazards Suppression Systems (NICET Level III), formalized labor organization-
based journeyman training, valid current qualification of license from any state, and factory training. Associates degree and two years experience or High School Diploma and six years experience that can be documented.
Examples include : previous job descriptions, DD214 and Military / Cilivian Performance reports, job experience letter on company or corporate letterhead from previous employers.
Must possess a current Stateside drivers License unless otherwise stipulated
Applicant selected will be subject to a security investigation and must maintain a Secret Security Clearance
Documented six years experience in maintenance, repair and installation of UL listed fire alarm systems .Must be able to provide and evaluate documents detailing deficiencies and corrective action.
References and previous employers contact information must be provided for verification purposes. May be required to formulate project timelines.
Must have the ability to evaluate fire detection / suppression installations to detemine corrective action. Must have sufficient knowledge of English to understand technical instructions and documents and accomplish work from these documents.
MIRCOM PRO 2000, VESDA, and Chemetron Suppression Systems factory training desired (or equivalent).Excellent organization and communications skills, both written and verbal, are required.
Must be computer literate in all aspects of Microsoft Office.
Supervises a section of technicians including required reporting and submission of inspection reports and required contract documentation.
General Guidance & Direction