Fire Alarm Inspector
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POST DATE 9/13/2016
END DATE 1/11/2017
Tyco Fire and Security
West Columbia, SC
JOB DESCRIPTIONA world of opportunity awaits you
FIRE ALARM INSPECTOR
As the leader in the fire protection and security industry, weve been keeping homes and buildings safe for decades. But were always looking for ways to do more. And as we look to make our systems and technologies even smarter and more connected, its vital that we have talented Installation and Service Technicians on hand to make sure our solutions are always at their best.
This is your opportunity to make a contribution to the world around you, to add real value to our customers, and to help us deliver solutions that will have a lasting impact.
ABOUT THE ROLE:
* SimplexGrinnell Inspectors are responsible for conducting routine inspections, testing, service, and preventative maintenance on Electrical, Sprinkler or Suppression life safety product lines as well as similar competitive manufacturers product lines.
* Work with low voltage wiring and associated devices for the operation of low voltage equipment.
* Complete Service Acknowledgements with proper coding through communication devices such as laptop computers and/or hard copy.
* Follow and maintain a highly structured inspection schedule.
* Input, retrieve and archive inspection documents via laptop computer.
* Make minor repairs and programming changes with minimal supervision.
* Provide technical training to less senior inspectors and trainees.
* Complete assigned inspections on time. Perform other duties as assigned.
WHO WERE LOOKING FOR:
* HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA OR EQUIVALENT REQUIRED.
* 1-3 YEARS DOCUMENTED EXPERIENCE IN LOW VOLTAGE ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS. FIRE AND /OR LIFE SAFETY SYSTEMS EXP PREFERRED.
* EXPERIENCE IN READING AND INTERPRETING BLUEPRINTS, DIAGRAMS, SUBMITTALS, SPECIFICATIONS, PROGRAMS SCHEMATICS AND OPERATIONAL/PRODUCT MANUALS.
* EXPERIENCE WITH HAND TOOLS AND MULTI-METER USAGE.
* DEMONSTRATES AN APTITUDE FOR TROUBLESHOOTING SYSTEMS AND PERFORMING NECESSARY REPAIRS.
* ABILITY TO FOLLOW VERBAL AND WRITTEN INSTRUCTIONS.
* PROFICIENCY WITH USING PCS INCLUDING WORKING KNOWLEDGE OF MS EXCEL / WORD AS WELL AS IPHONE APPS.
* NICET CERTIFICATION PREFERRED OR ABILITY TO OBTAIN LEVEL 1 IN 12 MONTHS (OR LEVEL 2 IN 24 MONTHS).
* CAPABLE OF PERFORMING PHYSICAL LABOR TO INCLUDE CARRYING AND MOVING EQUIPMENT AND TOOLS UP TO 40 LBS.
* ABLE TO WORK IN UNUSUAL AND SOMETIMES DIFFICULT POSITION SUCH AS CLIMBING LADDERS, SCAFFOLDING AND HIGH LIFT EQUIPMENT UP TO 40 FEET, WORKING WITHIN DUCTS, CRAWL SPACES, ABOVE CEILINGS, ETC
* ABILITY TO WORK FLEXIBLE HOURS INCLUDING WEEKENDS TO MEET CUSTOMER REQUIREMENTS.
* WILLING TO TRAVEL OUT OF TOWN INCLUDING OVERNIGHT LODGING.
* DEMONSTRATE A HIGH LEVEL OF CUSTOMER SERVICE.
* SELF-STARTER THAT CAN WORK WITH LITTLE TO NO SUPERVISION.
* ABILITY TO ADHERE TO, IMPLEMENT, AND FOLLOW SAFETY GUIDELINES AND PROCEDURES AT ALL TIMES.
* STRONG ORGANIZATIONAL SKILLS, POSITIVE ATTITUDE, AND AN ABILITY TO LEARN QUICKLY.
* POSSESS A VALID DRIVERS LICENSE AND DRIVING RECORD THAT MEETS COMPANY REQUIREMENTS.
* ABLE TO PASS A PRE-EMPLOYMENT BACKGROUND AND DRUG TEST.
* ABLE TO OBTAIN AND RETAIN ANY LICENSES THAT ARE REQUIRED BY NATIONAL, STATE AND LOCAL CODES.
Tycos mission is to advance safety and security by finding smarter ways to save lives, improve businesses and protect the places where people live and work. Our products and solutions help to protect:
* 80% of the worlds top 200 retailers
* More than 1,000,000 fire fighters around the world
* 90% of the top 50 oil and gas companies
* 300 international airports
* 100 major stadiums around the world
* Most of the Fortune 500
* 50% of US universities
* Nearly 3 million commercial, government and residential customers
REWARDS AND BENEFITS:
Well expect a lot from you, but well also make sure we recognize and reward your contribution. And well always do everything we can to help you achieve a healthy work-life balance. Wherever you join us, youll find we have a range of benefits and rewards designed to help you be at your best both in work and out of it.
A world of opportunity awaits you at http://www.tyco.com/careers