Electrical and Mechanical Systems Engineering Technology Certifications:
Fire Alarm Systems
Fire Alarm Technician
NextGen Technologies is a leading subcontractor in the fire protection industry and has an immediate opportunity for a Lead Fire Alarm Technician. We are looking for a passionate individual who is inspired to go the extra mile while cultivating professional relationships with colleagues and clients and eager to provide the best service. If interested, please forward your resume for consideration.
Test all newly installed fire alarms and perform regular inspections to ensure that systems and equipment continue to work per their specifications. Diagnoses causes of electrical problems or failures in assigned systems for the purpose of identifying equipment and/or systems repair.
Responsible for full installation of fire alarms and other assigned security devices.
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.
Must travel to customer locations, thoroughly install devices and program all fire alarm panels. Responds to emergency situations during and after hours for purpose of resolving immediate safety concerns.
Respond to maintenance calls, troubleshooting devices and using device manuals to repair non-functioning fire alarms and restore them to original functionality or replace them if necessary.
Instruct customers on proper device use and maintenance measures.
Perform system and device upgrades on occasion.
Ensure that the devices installed meet all local and federal laws and building codes.
Provides service reports at each service location, completing all necessary paperwork with client.
2 Years of practical experience as a fire alarm technician.
Knowledge of all fire safety codes and regulations.
Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.
Clean driving record.
Nicet I Certification is PREFERRED, but not required.
Able to lift and move objects weighing up to 100 pounds, work from heights above 10 feet, and work in confined areas
Able to stand for long periods of time and to lift, crouch, reach, handle, push, and pull
Able to work in extremely cold and extremely hot temperatures
Able to work while exposed to loud sounds and noise levels
Additional Salary Information: Competitive pay and benefits package.
Internal Number: 001
About Nextgen Technologies, Inc.
NextGen Technologies Inc. is a low voltage contractor based in Summerville, SC. We are a Gamewell-FCI and Farenhyt dealer. We also specialize in Mass Notification, Telecom, Video Surveillance, and Access Control. Company success and growth is providing career opportunities. We believe in investment in our team members through manufacturer's and NICET training.