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Job: Senior Fire Alarm System Technician, High Rise Security Systems, Burr Ridge, IL

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General Information

Job title:
Senior Fire Alarm System Technician
Job location:
Burr Ridge, IL  60527 United States
Requisition code:
Date posted:
Job type:
Competitive compensation based on experience $75,000+
Overtime pay
On-call pay
Company Apparel
Company vehicle, all expense paid
Company cell phone
Company laptop
Medical, dental, vision plans
Matching IRA
Holidays paid
Birthday off
Two Floater days
Sick days
Two week vaction, after three years increases to three weeeks
Training provided, factory and industry
Education assistance or tuition reimbursement
Workplace perks such as food/coffee
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Job Description

Large fire alarm systems project knowledge is needed for this position.

Notifier and Nicet certified technicians welcome to apply. HRSS is seeking a skilled senior level field technician to work with contractors in commissioning, programming and testing mid-range to large systems. This involves complete detection and audio systems. An Associates in electronics is helpful and must be comfortable with a volt meter and laptop for upload, download functions.

This is a full-time position with overtime opportunities and on-call funding. A vehicle, cell phone and laptop will be provided.


Must be able to maintain, repair, and install conventional and addressable fire alarm, security, nurse call, intercom, CCTV Systems and other related building systems products.
Capable of performing physical labor to include carrying and moving equipment and tools weighing up to 50 pounds.
Read and interpret blueprints, diagrams, submittals, specifications, software/systems, programs, schematics and operation/product manuals.
Install, service & troubleshoot several different fire alarm and security systems, understand how to split a circuit to effectively troubleshoot ground faults.
Exhibit effective customer service ensuring complete customer satisfaction.
Follow troubleshooting guidelines and refer to technical/parts manuals, change notices and bulletins, modification notices, etc. in order to diagnose & repair equipment or systems. All work performed, whenever possible, should be reviewed with the customer.
Be familiar with local codes.
Maintain accurate truck inventory to ensure timely response to customer needs.
Responsible for clearly filling out work tickets.
Additional work may include:.

Performing test and inspections
Conduct training for end users
Attend technical training sessions

Fire Alarm: 3 years (Preferred)
Alarm Technician: 3 years (Preferred)

Associate (Preferred)

Notifier Training (Preferred)
NICET (Preferred)
Driver's License (Required)
PERC Card (Preferred)
(Job number: 3864841)
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