Fire Alarm and Suppression Technician - International
Mechanical - Fire Protection
***This position is supporting Acuity International's Department of Defense contract located in Balad, Iraq***
Fire Alarm & Suppression Technician
Primary function: Install, test, maintain, and repair fire safety systems to include fire detection, fire suppression, gas detection and reporting system.
Roles and Responsibilities
Working under the Fire Alarm and Suppression Superintendent, the Fire Alarm Technicians completes jobs and assist Fire Department as needed. Perform other duties as assigned and assist other trades on projects.
Performs periodic maintenance, diagnose, repair, and modify fire detection/suppression systems including gas detection systems in accordance with the Preventative Maintenance Program, NFPA standards, and manufacturer's guidelines.
Prepares and documents work plans, job hazard analysis, job safety analysis, code required forms, checklists, and internal procedural documents as required per contract.
Program, modify and test Fire Monitoring system.
Timely response to emergency service calls during and outside of normal working hours.
Reviews and follows established Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), suggests revisions as needed.
Upload, modify and download databases on fire equipment including computer systems.
Perform tests and inspections to meet contractual requirements.
Be able to work with an international workforce composing of other trades and groups.
Perform all quarterly, semi-annual, and annual inspections and testing to include exhaust suppression system inspections, tests and semi-annual maintenance on all kitchen ventilation hoods and fire suppression systems including Fire Pump test and repair and hydrants in accordance with the PWS, manufacturer's instructions, applicable NFPA Standards.
Qualifications & Certifications
NICET Level II in Water base fire sprinkler and/or fire pump experience (or 5 years equivalent).
Clean agent (hfc227ea) /Stat-X systems background highly desired.
Fire pumps and sprinkler systems including Pre-action and Ansul deluge foam systems testing and repair is highly desired.
NICET Level II (or 5 years equivalent) in Fire Alarm Systems or Inspection and Testing of Fire Alarm Systems.