NANA Regional Corporation Fire Alarm System Mechanic in Albuquerque, New Mexico

Fire Alarm System Mechanic

Description

Akima Intra-Data provides support services to the federal and civilian agencies of the U.S Government as well as commercial organizations. Our core competencies include training and training system development, data and records management, information technology, administrative support, facilities operations and management, and base operations support services.

Inspects, tests, maintains, repairs, and installs various types of electrical or electronic alarms and other devices in accordance with manufacturer’s specifications, National Fire Protection Association standards, Unified Facilities Criteria (UFC),or any Air Force or State of New Mexico operating instructions. Systems and devices include fire alarm systems, intrusion detecting systems, and others as needed.

Specific Responsibilities :

  • Performs maintenance, and repairs on fire or security/intrusion alarm equipment, and HVAC controls. The maintenance performed on these items will be in accordance with the local maintenance action sheets (MAS), or the UFC’s criteria. As a function of the recurring maintenance, all actions performed will be annotated on the necessary checklist form.

  • Performs tests on fire and security alarm to ensure systems work correctly.

  • Tests initiating and signal circuits, detectors, and system transmitter and makes needed repairs.

  • Replace components and wiring circuits.

  • Tests, troubleshoots, and replaces defective electronic equipment as required to bring fire, security, and HVAC controls back to operational status.

  • Disassembles malfunctioning instruments and examines and tests mechanism and circuitry for defects.

  • Uses common instruments such as digital multi-meters, electronic thermometers, or common hand tools to reassemble instruments and tests assembly for conformance with specifications.

  • Inspect instruments periodically and makes minor calibration adjustments to insure functioning within specified standards.

  • Repairs fiber optic cabling system by replacing connectors or splicing. Installs and repairs network cabling systems or transmission lines to and from HVAC controls, fire alarms, and security systems.

  • Ensures techniques, materials, and accomplishments are according to technical standards, and specifications and engineered directives.

  • Conducts various tests or experiments, which may require minor modifications in test setups or procedures as well as subjective judgments in measurements.

  • Assist in design modification by compiling data related to design, specifications, and materials, which are pertinent to specific items of equipment or component parts.

  • Determines materials needed for repair work, and or new installations and prepares requisition.

  • Use portable radios to communicate with supervisors, and service call desk.

Accountable for:

  • Timely completion and accuracy of all work.

  • Working closely and harmoniously with other employees.

  • Adherence to contract requirements, safety and health regulations, and company policies.

Work Conditions:

Work may be performed both indoors and outdoors. Outdoor work is subject to extreme temperatures, noise, and inclement weather conditions and other conditions determined by the nature of the job. Tasks may be performed on uneven, inclined, hard, and can be on cement, asphalt or metal structures and surfaces.

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Fire alarm technician training typically involves completing either an associate degree program from a community college or a course through the ESA, covering coursework in fire alarm systems, basic electrical wiring, fire alarm codes and national electrical codes.

  • Fire Alarm Systems certification (Level I, II, III or IV), administered by the National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technologies (NICET), is highly preferred.

  • Certified Fire Alarm Technician (CFAT) required.

  • Valid New Mexico driver’s license.

  • High school graduate or equivalent.

  • Computer proficiency.

  • Knowledge of hand and power tools.

  • Three-year similar verifiable experience.

  • Ability to understand and have working knowledge of hazardous, safety,and environmental warnings.

  • Must be able to climb ladders, scaffolds and walkways; be able to complete assigned tasks in high or confined spaces.

  • Shall have and maintain current State of New Mexico licensure (ES-3J defined under New Mexico Administrative Code 14.6.6.10.C(6)) and shall have not less than the fire alarm system manufacturer's minimum recommended training, qualifications, and certifications for each type of system.

  • Personnel who test, repair, or maintain fire suppression systems shall have and maintain current State of New Mexico licensure (MS-12 as defined under New Mexico Administrative Code 14.6.6.11.C(3)).

  • Personnel who test, repair, or maintain dry chemical fire suppression systems shall have and maintain current State of New Mexico licensure (MS-14J as defined under New Mexico Administrative Code 14.6.6.11.C(4)).

  • Must be willing to work outside in inclement weather

  • Must be able to stand, walk, sit, reach and bend for extended periods of time.

  • Must be able to lift 50lbs.

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

We are Equal Opportunity Employers. Prospective employees will receive consideration without discrimination because of race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital status, protected veteran, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status.

We are committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you have a physical and/or mental disability and are interested in applying for employment and need special accommodations to use our website to apply for a position please contact, Recruiting Services at job-assist@akima.com or 571-353-7053. The dedicated email and telephonic options above are reserved only for individuals with disabilities needing accessibility assistance. Please do not use the dedicated phone number above to call on the status of your job application if you do not require accessibility assistance or an accommodation. Reasonable accommodation requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.

In order for our company to stay compliant with government regulations, please apply on line. Please DO NOT email resumes or call in lieu of applying online unless you have a physical and/or mental disability and need assistance with the online application.

Job: Installation, Maintenance & Repair

Primary Location: US-NM-Albuquerque

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day Job

Req ID: AID00263