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Job: Service Tech Trainee, FIRE & LIFE SAFETY AMERICA, INC., Ladson, SC

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General Information


Job title:
Service Tech Trainee
Job location:
Ladson, SC  29456 United States
Requisition code:
Date posted:
06/25/2020
Job type:
Full-Time
Compensation:
Job Category:
Service

Job Description


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.  


SUMMARY: Service Technician Trainees are responsible for providing support to a primary service technician on the service and repair of sprinkler systems, fire pumps, backflows (absent regulatory restrictions), fire alarm systems, and other fire and life safety products.    


 


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


 



  1. Strong desire to learn about fire and life safety codes. Desire to take the NICET tests to become certified in the industry. Equivalent experience will be considered assuming individual pursues NFPA 25 (NICET) education.

  2. Will need to be able to work flexible work schedule, nights and weekends possibly on short notice.

  3. Will unload and load the tools/equipment needed for a job.

  4. Keep work area clean and safe at all times.

  5. Will possess the aptitude to use the various tools of the trade. Threading machine, hammer drills, band saw, etc.

  6. Keep work truck clean and organized.

  7. Be able perform the physical duties of the trade. Lifting, bending, climbing ladders, etc.

  8. Provide any other assistance to the service foreman to ensure an efficient completion of the assigned work.  

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

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


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.


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


About Fire & Life Safety America


Fire & Life Safety America is one of the fastest growing companies in the southeast and is proud of a well-deserved reputation for quality work and talented professionals.  Our goal is to save lives and protect property by providing the best fire protection products and services in America.   


FLSA is a full service provider that designs, installs, inspects, tests, and repairs all components of integrated fire protection systems.  As an essential part of community safety, we provide 24-hour service assistance to residents, businesses, and health care facilities.


Founded in 1997, FLSA is the premier fire protection provider with offices in VA, MD, DC, NC, SC, AL, TN, FL, GA, OK, and TX.  FLSA encourages initiative, independence, diversity and personal career growth with sensitivity towards work-life balance.    


Our company is consistently recognized for service excellence while enriching the fire protection industry.  FLSA supports trade skills and workforce development by hosting Recognized Apprenticeships and on-the-job (OJT) training programs for new career-seekers.   Many of our leaders chair NFPA code compliance committees, regional safety boards, and support technical education in local schools.  We challenge our employees to continue training and education by encouraging NICET certifications.  We continually strive to be the Employer of Choice for highly motivated Team Members who want to succeed in a fast-paced environment. We encourage initiative, independence, diversity, and personal career growth.  


Benefits


Fire & Life Safety America offers extensive training opportunities, career advancement, competitive pay, bonus opportunities, and an excellent benefit package. Our benefits package includes:



  • Medical Insurance

  • Dental Insurance

  • 401(k) Plan

  • Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Long Term Disability

  • Short Term Disability

  • Life Insurance for Team Members and dependents

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Paid Vacation and Holidays

  • Employee Referral Program


FLSA Core Values


PIPES



  • We are PASSIONATE about life safety.

  • We have INTEGRITY (Do the right thing).

  • We work in PARTNERSHIP with our customers and community.

  • We constantly strive for OPERATIONAL EXCELLENCE (do things right).

  • Our Employee's, Customer's, and community's SAFETY is our #1 priority.


FLSA participates in E-Verify & 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: 3915821)
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