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Working As A Fire 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 Technician Do At Johnson Controls

* Assists experienced personnel with solutions to systems problems, either troubleshooting the system or advising others on how to resolve problems.
* Requires understanding of core and third party fire / security products, software and systems / electrical technology.
* Assists in performing required commissioning documentation.
* Provide accurate information for as-builts documentation.
* Adheres to safety standards and local and national codes, with a high degree of regard to employee and subcontractor safety.
* Maintains appropriate local and National Fire / Security Industry Certifications.
* Communicates with customer upon arrival and before leaving the work site.
* Continuous proactive customer interactions including an in-depth understanding of customer(s) needs wants and systems currently in place.
* Assists in monitoring project execution per plan.
* Reports problems or changes to supervisor or management.
* Completes paperwork and on site documentation as required.
* Performs self-study (reading, research, and practice) to obtain technical proficiency on required products and application.
* Performs other duties as assigned
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* High school diploma plus two years experience in installing fire / security systems required.
* Electronics certification from an accredited technical school or military electronics training desired.
* Demonstrated effective interpersonal skills to represent the company to customers and other outside contacts.
* Basic computer skills required.
* Attention to detail

What Does A Fire Technician Do At Performance Systems Integration

* Documentation of fire sprinkler systems by use of handheld device as well as documentation of related device(s) associated to fire alarm systems
* Testing of fire sprinkler systems including but not limited to wet, dry and pre-action fire sprinkler system(s) by use of conventional and occasionally non-conventional methods.
* Hood/booth suppression system testing.
* Backflow prevention device testing.
* Fire Extinguisher testing and service.
* Ability to follow direction and work independently when needed.
* Interact with customers in a mature and professional manner.
* Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading trade publications as well as related code documentation such as NFPA and NEC material.
* Accomplishes organization goals by accepting ownership for responsibility of new and different requests, while exploring opportunities to add value to job duties

What Does A Fire Technician Do At Iowa Employer

* Performs qualitative testing on component parts and live ammunition
* Records data and prepares reports to quantify results of tests
* Maintain weapons - cleaning and minor repairs
* Maintains accurate inventory and security of all ammunition and weapons Knowledge

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Fire Technician Demographics

Gender

Male

81.8%

Female

16.9%

Unknown

1.2%
Ethnicity

White

62.2%

Hispanic or Latino

16.9%

Black or African American

10.5%

Asian

6.5%

Unknown

4.0%
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Languages Spoken

Spanish

80.0%

Russian

5.0%

Polish

5.0%

Arabic

5.0%

French

5.0%
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Fire Technician Education

Schools

The Academy

9.0%

University of Phoenix

7.5%

University of Utah

7.5%

Bellingham Technical College

6.0%

Community College of the Air Force

6.0%

El Paso Community College

6.0%

Liberty University

6.0%

Central Texas College

4.5%

Evergreen State College

4.5%

Boise State University

4.5%

Kaplan University

4.5%

Bakersfield College

4.5%

Great Basin College

4.5%

Santa Ana College

4.5%

Eastern Kentucky University

4.5%

Monroe Community College

4.5%

Central Washington University

3.0%

University of Nevada - Reno

3.0%

Northeastern State University

3.0%

Northwest Missouri State University

3.0%
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Majors

Business

16.3%

Fire Science And Protection

13.4%

Criminal Justice

11.4%

General Studies

6.1%

Computer Science

4.5%

Electrical Engineering

4.5%

Management

4.5%

Medical Technician

4.5%

Environmental Science

3.7%

Industrial Technology

3.3%

Automotive Technology

3.3%

Psychology

3.3%

Education

2.8%

Biology

2.8%

Aviation

2.8%

Computer Networking

2.8%

Homeland Security

2.8%

Electrical Engineering Technology

2.4%

Precision Metal Working

2.4%

Liberal Arts

2.4%
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Degrees

Other

45.2%

Bachelors

24.3%

Associate

16.3%

Certificate

6.5%

Masters

4.9%

Diploma

1.8%

License

0.7%

Doctorate

0.4%
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Top Skills for A Fire Technician

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  1. Fire Departments
  2. Emergency Lights
  3. Nfpa
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  • Travel to fire departments to test their hose to make sure they are safe to use and up to date
  • Inspect, test and install and perform maintenance on emergency lights and exit signs, Certified in OSHA and MSHA.
  • Communicated with customers about any system deficiencies that were to be reported and/or documented per NFPA 25 regulations.
  • Provided superior customer service skills while promoting a positive company image.
  • Fire and water damage restoration and mitigation of commercial and residential properties.

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