Fire Alarm Technician Division 8 - Duluth, GA

Century Fire Protection
Duluth, GA

Trade

Electrical

Title

Low Voltage/Cable Technician

Work Type

Construction

Industry

Commercial

Minimum Experience

5 Years

Description

Summary

Installation and/or service of fire alarm systems in new and existing buildings in all types of construction, using conduit, hangers, wires, alarm devices, and panels; layout, assemble, install, and maintain low voltage systems and related equipment for fire alarm systems.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

- Read blueprints of low voltage systems and how they relate to the layout of a building.

- Drill holes for wiring in wall studs, joists, ceilings, floors, etc.

- Feed or pull cable by feeding cables through access holes, roof spaces, wall cavities, conduit, j-hooks, bridle rings, etc.

- Mount and fasten control panels; test and repair circuits and sensors by following wiring and system specifications.

- May be required to assist in the inspection of installation sites, study work orders, building plans, and installation manuals to determine materials requirements and installation procedures under the supervision of a project manager or superintendent.

- Acquire and maintain the required tools on the tool list.

- Meet installation deadlines.

- Establish and maintain good working relationships between co-workers, customers, and suppliers.

- Oversee and direct helpers and/or installers.

 Education and/or Experience

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); Five years of installation experience in electrical construction, Journeyman’s or Master’s license a plus. Experience or education/training with alarm or security systems or other electrical systems, electrical wiring and NEC (National Electric Code) and NFPA 72; NICET I or II preferred.

 Computer Skills 

Basic computer skills; experience working with laptop and/or iPad.

 Language Skills

Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

 Mathematical Skills

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs. Ability to perform hydraulic calculations and other standard functions. 

 Reasoning Ability

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

 Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit; walk; use hands to finger, handle, feel and reach with hands and arms, and/or climb a ladder; working with tools off scaffolds, ladders, and aerial lifts at heights potentially in excess of 100 ft; working in confined spaces; and working in adverse weather conditions; frequently required to talk or hear. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Candidate Requirements

Willing to Work from Elevated HeightsWilling to Work in Inclement WeatherHigh School DiplomaGED

Skills

Drawings and Code

Can Read Construction BlueprintsProficient in National Electric Code (NEC)Can Read Wiring Schematics

Building Systems Wiring

Intercom SystemsSecurity Systems & Access ControlFire Alarm

Certifications

Trainings/Certifications

NFPA 70E

Compensation

Wage

$20 - $24 / hour

Benefits

Health InsuranceDental InsuranceLife InsuranceDisability InsuranceLong Term Disability InsuranceVision Insurance401(k)401(k) MatchingPaid HolidaysPaid Sick TimePaid Vacations