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Working As A Fire Alarm Technician

  • Repairing and Maintaining Electronic Equipment
  • Communicating with Persons Outside Organization
  • Updating and Using Relevant Knowledge
  • Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events
  • Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material
  • Make Decisions

  • $69,423

    Average Salary

What Does A Fire Alarm Technician Do At Trillium Staffing Solutions

* Installation, troubleshooting and repair of complex networked fire alarm/mass notification systems with limited or no supervision
* Assisting our Construction Fire Alarm Division in troubleshooting, inspecting and testing large scale networked fire alarm/mass notification systems for extended periods of time
* May require some overtime hours at night, on weekends and at a moment's notice for emergency calls
* Technician will be cross trained on sprinkler and have the ability to perform minor sprinkler repair and inspection
* Perform other duties as directedIf you're interested in this opportunity, please apply today!Qualifications
* Minimum of five years experience working fire alarm systems
* High school or GED
* Extensive knowledge of NFPA 72, NEC, Fire Alarm System Theory, OSHA Requirements, and Industry Standards for Fire Alarm systems installation
* Experience with a variety of system manufacturers including Honeywell (Notifier, Fire
* Lite, Silent Knight, Gamewell
* FCI); UTC (EST); Siemens
* Ability to perform calculations including: Battery, NAC panel and system standby
* Troubleshooting skills including, researching on line, system manuals to resolve problems
* Experience with conduit bending, understanding of blue prints and wiring schematics and layout of system installations
* Prior military a plus
* Ability to pass pre-employment screenings#tcsiTrillium Staffing has been recruiting and placing professionals for over 30 years.
* From Fortune 100 companies to small businesses, our philosophy remains the same: to achieve excellence by providing quality employees and an uncompromising level of service.
* We believe in honesty, integrity, and a simple philosophy of providing value to our customers and our employees.
* We strive to be unsurpassed in the recruitment and placement of quality and skilled professionals.
* Trillium is an Equal Opportunity Employer
* If you have any questions about this positionClick Here
* Please call us at888-###-####for more information.
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What Does A Fire Alarm Technician Do At Mark III Construction

* Install, maintain, or troubleshoot/repair alarm devices and related equipment following blueprints or electrical layouts and building plans.
* Test and repair circuits and sensors following wiring and system specifications.
* Inspect equipment, structures of materials to identify problem causes.
* Demonstrate systems for customers and explain details.
* Inspect installation sites and study work orders, building plans, and installation manuals and project guides to determine materials requirements and installation procedures.
* Schedule and maintain a routine schedule, update PMs and DMs frequently with pictures, emails, and forms

What Does A Fire Alarm Technician Do At BCI Integrated Solutions

* Installs electrical system components as assigned (e.g. panels, audible/visual alarms, pull stations, detectors, etc.) for the purpose of providing enhanced and/or upgraded system capabilities.
* Analyzes blue prints, schematics, and drawings of fire alarm and/or other related electrical systems for the purpose of determining the efficient installation of new or upgraded systems.
* Inspects electrical / fire alarm / security systems and their components for the purpose of evaluating condition, identifying necessary repairs and recommending preventive maintenance.
* Coordinates with assigned Project Manager and/or other trades for the purpose of completing projects and work orders efficiently.
* Diagnoses causes of electrical problems or failures in assigned systems for the purpose of identifying equipment and/or systems repair

What Does A Fire Alarm Technician Do At Johnson Controls

* Locate and alleviate trouble with damaged equipment or wiring.
* Readjust equipment, repair or replace inoperative equipment and test for operation.
* Read blueprints, building and electrical plans in order to complete equipment repairs.
* Prepare trouble order forms to report temporary repairs.
* Coordinate inspections and/or installations with police, fire departments, or other appropriate agencies.
* Performs inspections of security, close circuit television, Access Control and fire alarm systems based on NFBA, Local codes and contract requirements.
* Assists service technicians with system repairs and completes minor repairs including battery replacement.
* Tests operation of system to the signal-receiving center to properly establish service connectivity.
* Complete all forms accurately such as the NFPA 72, TycoIS and customer paperwork as required.
* Manage and schedule daily, weekly and monthly contracted inspections as assigned to ensure monthly inspections are completed as scheduled for the calendar month

What Does A Fire Alarm Technician Do At Cleveland Clinic

* Utilizes electrical and electronic testing devices to inspect, test, maintain and repair fire alarm for full operation including each peripheral device associated with fire alarm systems including, but not limited to smoke detectors, duct detectors, heat detectors, flow alarm detectors, pull stations, horns, bells, chimes, door closers, tamper switches and control panels.
* Troubleshoots, analyzes repairs and advises on system malfunctions and operational requirements.
* Performs testing of fire alarm systems as required by various regulatory agencies.
* Inspects, tests and maintains fire and life safety systems and equipment such as fire suppression and fire alarm based components.
* Inspects and tests fire suppression systems and equipment such as fire pumps, dry pipe and deluge systems.
* Other duties as assigned

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Fire Alarm Technician Career Paths

Fire Alarm Technician
Lead Technician Operations Manager Property Manager
Asset Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Low Voltage Technician Lead Technician Project Manager
Construction Manager
10 Yearsyrs
Cable Technician Quality Control Inspector Quality Assurance Supervisor
Controls Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Security Technician Security Specialist Project Manager
Delivery Manager
8 Yearsyrs
Foreman Engineer Design Engineer
Design Engineering Manager
8 Yearsyrs
Maintenance Technician Maintenance Supervisor Facilities Manager
Director Of Facilities
12 Yearsyrs
Data Technician Home Health Aid Registered Nurse Supervisor
Director Of Staff Development
8 Yearsyrs
Maintenance Technician Driver Instructor
Education Director
7 Yearsyrs
Field Service Technician Field Engineer Project Engineer
Engineering Manager
10 Yearsyrs
Low Voltage Technician Service Technician Maintenance Supervisor
Facilities Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Security Technician Security Officer Field Technician
Field Manager
5 Yearsyrs
Driver Driver Supervisor Security Supervisor
Fire Safety Director
6 Yearsyrs
Delivery Driver Maintenance Technician Operation Supervisor
Fleet Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Cable Technician Delivery Driver Installation Technician
Installation Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Delivery Driver Installation Technician
Lead Installer
5 Yearsyrs
Field Service Technician Service Manager General Manager
President/Chief Executive Officer
11 Yearsyrs
Foreman Delivery Driver Installation Technician
Supervisor Of Installation
5 Yearsyrs
Lead Technician Technical Support Specialist Systems Analyst
Systems Manager
7 Yearsyrs
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Fire Alarm Technician Demographics

Gender

Male

95.4%

Female

4.0%

Unknown

0.6%
Ethnicity

White

58.0%

Hispanic or Latino

21.2%

Black or African American

11.9%

Asian

5.4%

Unknown

3.5%
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Foreign Languages Spoken

Spanish

62.8%

Greek

4.7%

Carrier

4.7%

Armenian

4.7%

Arabic

4.7%

Portuguese

2.3%

German

2.3%

Albanian

2.3%

Persian

2.3%

French

2.3%

Venetian

2.3%

Urdu

2.3%

Polish

2.3%
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Fire Alarm Technician Education

Schools

University of Phoenix

14.0%

Community College of the Air Force

9.7%

Lincoln Technical Institute

6.5%

Liberty University

6.5%

The Academy

5.4%

Porter and Chester Institute

5.4%

Apex Technical School

5.4%

Tyler Junior College

4.3%

El Paso Community College

4.3%

Houston Community College

4.3%

Remington College

4.3%

Northern Virginia Community College

4.3%

Lamar Institute of Technology

3.2%

Arizona State University

3.2%

Texas Tech University

3.2%

Career Institute of Health and Technology

3.2%

Heald College - Central Administrative Office

3.2%

Texas A&M University

3.2%

Idaho State University

3.2%

Universal Technical Institute-Motorcycle Mechanics

3.2%
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Majors

Electrical Engineering

21.6%

Electrical Engineering Technology

17.7%

Business

11.0%

Computer Science

5.2%

Fire Science And Protection

4.8%

Criminal Justice

4.3%

General Studies

3.7%

Automotive Technology

3.5%

Information Technology

3.2%

Drafting And Design

3.0%

Electrical And Power Transmission Installers

2.8%

Environmental Control Technologies/Technicians

2.8%

Education

2.6%

Industrial Technology

2.4%

Heating And Air Conditioning

2.2%

Computer Engineering

1.9%

Engineering

1.9%

Computer Networking

1.9%

Mechanical Engineering Technology

1.7%

Computer Information Systems

1.7%
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Degrees

Other

41.7%

Associate

25.1%

Bachelors

16.6%

Certificate

9.7%

Diploma

3.2%

Masters

2.5%

License

1.3%
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Real Fire Alarm Technician Salaries

Job Title Company Location Start Date Salary
Fire Alarm Technician Unisys Electric, Inc. New York, NY Oct 01, 2012 $62,610
Fire Alarm System Installer Plummet Group, Inc. Falls Church, VA Oct 01, 2009 $58,436
Senior Fire Alarm Technician Vail Alarm Inc. Avon, CO Jul 15, 2016 $52,175
Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers Security Shield, Inc. New York, NY Aug 13, 2012 $48,755
Security and Fire Alarm Installers ADR Security Systems, Inc. Los Angeles, CA May 08, 2009 $47,000
Security and Fire Alarm System Installer Nyteck Systems Inc. New York, NY Apr 08, 2016 $46,384
Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers ADR Security Systems, Inc. Los Angeles, CA Jan 13, 2012 $43,909
Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers D&S Gold Partners, Inc. Long Beach, CA Apr 09, 2012 $43,909
Security& Fire Alarm Systems Installer Integrated Acess Control Services, Inc. (IACS) Mar 22, 2010 $42,910
Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers American Residential Contractors New York, NY Aug 20, 2010 $37,524
Security and Fire Alarm System Installer MCCM Fire Protection and Equipment Baltimore, MD Aug 21, 2008 $34,957
Security & Fire Alarm Systems Installers Care Security Systems, Inc. Monsey, NY Oct 22, 2007 $34,519 -
$37,837
Security & Fire Alarm Systems Installers MDI Security Systems Inc. Rancho Palos Verdes, CA Mar 17, 2010 $34,436
Security Fire Alarm Installers T McCaffrey-T McGovern Electric Inc. New York, NY Dec 11, 2009 $32,787

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  1. Alarm Systems
  2. Cctv
  3. Safety
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  • Installed and serviced alarm systems in residential and automotive applications.
  • Assisted in nurse call, CCTV, security cameras, card readers, paging systems and magnet door locks.
  • Programmed life safety systems Stocked and maintain all inventory items
  • Cleaned and/or replaced defective smoke detectors.
  • Installed and maintained commercial fire/burglar/ and access control systems.

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