Electrical and Mechanical Systems Engineering Technology Certifications:
Fire Protection Water-Based (formerly Automatic Sprinkler System)
Mechanical - Fire Protection, Mechanical Engineering
The Facilities Planning and Management department at Iowa State University seeks applicants for a Systems Control Technician who will apply knowledge and skills to inspect, install, maintain and repair life safety systems in university buildings. This position will use specialized electronic equipment, schematics, and blue prints to diagnose, troubleshoot, and repair systems. This position will consult and inspect contractor’s installation of life safety equipment to ensure proper installation in regard to university policies, procedures, and safety regulations. Also responsible for annual certification of all buildings to ensure proper operation of evacuation equipment.
The successful candidate will have the ability to troubleshoot a variety of complex issues relating to life safety systems; work on a team; and communicate with a variety of individuals.
Required Minimum Qualifications:
- Six years of experience in electrical or control trade, including apprenticeship; or graduation from a two-year resident instrumentation and controls program.
- NICET Level II or higher certification
- Experience certifying fire protection systems.
- Experience working with various fire protection electronics
- Experience installing fire protection systems
- Experience with fire sprinkler systems and suppression types.
About Facilities Planning and Management, Iowa State University
Facilities Planning & Management (FP&M) is an organization that is dedicated to the maintenance and enhancement of Iowa State University, one of the nation's leading educational and agricultural institutes. But more importantly, FP&M is dedicated to their employees and enhancing the lives of each team member through opportunities both professionally and personally. FP&M is one of the largest departments on campus and currently employs 456 full-time employees and 66 students.An employment opportunity at FP&M is more than a job, it is a career.At FP&M, 42% of our employees have worked here for more than 10 years, and 23% of our employees have worked here for more than 20 years. Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, marital status, disability, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against. Inquiries can be directed to the Office of Equal Opportunity, 3410 Beardshear Hall, 515 Morrill Road, 515 294-7612, email email@example.com.