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Job: Fire Sprinkler Service Technician, FIRE & LIFE SAFETY AMERICA, INC., Jacksonville, FL

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General Information


Job title:
Fire Sprinkler Service Technician
Job location:
Jacksonville, FL  32244 United States
Requisition code:
Date posted:
01/23/2020
Job type:
Full-Time
Compensation:
Job Category:
Service Technician

Job Description


SUMMARY: Sprinkler Service Technicians are responsible for providing service and repair of the sprinkler systems, fire pumps backflows, (absent regulatory restrictions) fire alarm systems, and other fire and life safety products. Sprinkler Service Technicians are responsible for inspecting sprinkler systems, fire pumps, backflows (absent regulatory restrictions) with minimal supervision.    


 


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.


 



  1. Strong working knowledge of fire sprinkler codes. NICET II or NICET III preferred. Equivalent experience will be considered assuming individual pursues NFPA 25 (NICET) education.    

  2. Understanding of sprinkler devices and their intended use and operation.    

  3. Able to sprinkler testing and maintenance and complete documentation in a neat and timely manner.  

  4. Attend seminars from time to time to stay abreast of changing technology, installation and testing approaches.

  5. Ability to work well with people and present themselves and FLSA in a favorable manner.  


QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 


EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:


High School diploma or GED preferred; experience or related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. BA, BS, or engineering degree.


LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS:


Valid driver's license required. NICET II or III preferred.


COMPUTER SKILLS:


Strong working knowledge of personal computers and alarm panel programming.    


LANGUAGE SKILLS:


Ability to read and write clearly. Ability to present information and respond to questions from managers, customers, AHJs (Authorities Having Jurisdiction) and the general public.


PHYSICALDEMANDS:


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee will frequently be required lift loads up to 50-pounds and occasionally lift or assist with lifting loads/weight in excess of 50-pounds; use hands and fingers, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is required to stand; walk; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Frequent use of ladders or scaffolds with likely use of personal fall arrest systems is required. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. 


ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS: Reports to the Service Operations Manager or Service Manager.


Fire & Life Safety America (FLSA) is a premier life safety contractor with offices along the east coast and in Texas. FLSA encourages initiative, independence, diversity and personal career growth with sensitivity towards quality of life issues. We offer a comprehensive benefits package including competitive salary, medical and dental coverage, vacation, life insurance, short and long term disability insurance; flexible spending plan, 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan.


FLSA participates in EVerify & promotes a drug-free workplace. FLSA is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.  


 

(Job number: 3873058)
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