Fire Alarm Technician Trainee

Employer: Patriot Fire Protection

Job Description:
Fire Alarm Technician Trainee
Company Profile:
Patriot Fire Protection is a privately owned fire sprinkler company that designs, fabricates, installs, maintains, and inspects fire protection sprinkler systems in commercial, industrial, and residential buildings, with offices located in Tacoma, Spokane, and Vancouver, Washington.

Job Summary: Candidate will inspect, test, troubleshoot, repair, program, and install a wide array of proprietary and non-proprietary electronic fire alarm systems under the direct supervision of a licensed technician. Candidate will develop the ability to accurately discern and document deficiencies found during an inspection and to communicate with employees, employers, customers, and authorities-having-jurisdiction both written and verbally.

Proficient with G Suite (Google Drive), Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, Outlook)
Capable of performing physical labor to include carrying and moving equipment and tools weighing up to 70 lbs.
Able to work in unusual and sometimes difficult positions such as climbing ladders, scaffolding and high lift equipment, utility vaults (confined spaces), above ceilings, etc.
Ability to work a flexible schedule
Ability to adhere to, implement, and follow safety guidelines and procedures at all times
Willing to pass a preemployment drug test, background check, and reference check
Clean driving record

Pursuit of Washington State Journeyman License (Low Voltage Specialty Electrician)
Pursuit of Seattle FA1 License
Inspect and test electronic fire alarm systems at customer sites
Produce system inspection, testing, and correction reports
Ability to work alongside and support the fire sprinkler mechanical team
Service, troubleshoot, and install many different brands of electronic fire alarm equipment
Test all equipment after installation/repair to ensure each system will perform as designed
Respond to 24/7 customer service calls
Read and interpret blueprints, diagrams, submittals, and other technical documents
Develop and maintain customer relationships

Personal attributes:
Possesses a positive attitude and actively works to solve problems
Takes initiative and can operate with minimal guidance
Exercises good judgement and isalwayshonest
Operates methodically and is well organized
Trains teammates and openly shares knowledge and experience
Communicates professionally with peers, customers, and managers
Focused on customer service – goes the extra mile to get the job done correctly
Maintains a professional appearance and demeanor

Patriot Fire Protection offers our employees a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package that includes; healthcare, dental, and life insurance, 401k Plan with employer match, paid vacation and holidays, and more.

Starting salary D.O.E.
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $16.00 - $20.00 per hour
401(k) Matching
Dental Insurance
Health Insurance
Life Insurance
Paid Time Off
Vision Insurance
Schedule: Monday to Friday,Overtime
Supplemental Pay: Bonus Pay
Alarm Technician: 1 year (Preferred)
Education: High school or equivalent (Required)
License: Driver's License (Required)
Work authorization: United States (Required)
Work Location: Multiple locations
Pay Frequency: Weekly

This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:
Dependable -- more reliable than spontaneous
Adaptable/flexible -- enjoys doing work that requires frequent shifts in direction
High stress tolerance -- thrives in a high-pressure environment
Company's website:
Work Remotely:

Contact Person:
Location: Tacoma, WA
Application Method: Online:
Base Pay: $16 - $20 HR

Posted on August 11, 2020

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