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Job: Fire Alarm Technician, FIRE & LIFE SAFETY AMERICA, INC., Houston, TX

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Fire Alarm Technician
Job location:
Houston, TX  77041 United States
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Job Description

SUMMARY: Responsible for operating with minimal supervision while interpreting project design.

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

  1. Comprehensive working knowledge of fire alarm codes and standards. NICET II or NICET III preferred. Equivalent experience will be considered assuming individual pursues NICET alarms education/certification.

  2. Working knowledge of fire alarm programming software.

  3. Candidate will carry or manipulate loads/equipment up to 20 pounds on a frequent basis, and up to 50 pounds on occasional basis.

  4. Must be able to constantly or frequently reach overhead/above shoulders, stand, stoop, bend, climb, and crawl in many work environments. May be required to work at elevated heights and/or work in confined spaces.

  5. Work conditions will include exposure to dusts, heat, cold, and potential noises.  

  6. Able to coordinate between field crews and design to successfully complete projects within scope and time constraints.

  7. Able to perform testing and maintenance on all fire alarm systems and complete documentation as necessary of programmed system.

  8. Able to interact and correspond to customers in person and/or writing in a professional manner.

  9. Periodically attend seminars or similar education/training sessions to stay abreast of latest technology, codes, and standards changes.  


To perform this job successfully, the candidate 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.


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


Strong working knowledge of personal computers and alarm panel programming. 


Ability to read and write clearly. Ability to present information and respond to questions from managers, customer, AHJ's (Authorities Having Jurisdiction) and the general public. Must be able to have basic understanding of engineered drawings and/or electrical schematics.


Reports to ASH Manager on a district/regional level.

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: 3906376)
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