Fire Alarm Technician Trainee

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Posted in Building and Construction

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Job Info

About Us:

S.A. Comunale has been a local industry leader for end-to-end mechanical, fire protection and HVAC services for nearly 100 years.

We offer our clients significant financial strength, unmatched bonding capability, an award-winning safety program, and large-scale purchasing power.

With 12 locations and over 950 employees, including 600 skilled tradesmen throughout Ohio, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, and West Virginia, S.A. Comunale can work in virtually every market sector and facility type.

Job Title: Fire Alarm Technician Trainee

The primary function of this role is to have an interest in becoming an Alarm Technician and gain knowledge and experience in training with Alarm Technicians. This candidate will also have to eventually obtain their Ohio Fire Alarm license and NICET I Certification.

This is a three-year training program position that requires travel.

Essential Duties / Responsibilities:

Include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Train with Alarm Technicians on all basic installations.
  • Develop an understanding of how each device works and the proper installation for all.
  • Attend a basic fire alarm class and an advanced fire alarm class through Nafed or AFAA.
  • Complete all training modules assigned in a professional and timely manner.
  • Learn and understand the basics of installing, troubleshooting, and programming both a conventional and addressable fire alarm.
  • Eventually be able to install/service a fire alarm with little to no supervision.
  • Attend a NFPA 72 Basics code class.
  • Eventually gain advanced knowledge with conventional fire alarm systems.
  • Install, troubleshoot, repair, maintain and program Fire Alarm, Access Control, Nurse Call Intrusion, Sound, CCTV, and IP Video Systems.
  • Accurately complete all required paperwork, such as Work Tickets and Inspection and/or Deficiency Reports, for all service calls and inspections.
  • Provide exceptional customer service to internal and external customers.
  • Provide detailed oral and written feedback to management concerning customer issues.
  • Coordinate and communicate effectively with team members and customers.
  • Participate in department on-call rotation and work flexible hours as required.
  • Ability to work on low voltage systems.
  • Willing & able to eventually obtain their Ohio Fire Alarm license.
  • During third year complete NICET level 1 certification.

To perform this job successfully, the 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 / Work Experience:
  • High school diploma or GED required.
  • Vocational or industry trade school is a plus.
  • Strong background in electronics or similar experience required.
  • Strong technical skills and the ability and willingness to learn new systems and processes required.
  • Valid driver's license with clean driving record required.
  • Able to lift equipment and tools up to 40 pounds required.
Computer Skills:
  • Significant experience with Microsoft Office (i.e., Word, Excel, PowerPoint) applications is required.
Required Attributes:

The requirements listed below are representative of characteristics and demonstrated capabilities to perform this job successfully.
  • Must be a self-starter.
  • Must build positive working relationships with multiple levels of employee and management.
  • Must prospect for sales.
  • Must demonstrate integrity and professionalism.
  • Must demonstrate commitment to company values.
  • Must possess excellent written and verbal communications skills.
  • Must prioritize in a fast paced multi-task environment.
  • Must have demonstrated ability to perform basic business mathematical functions.
  • Must work with minimal supervision.
  • Must demonstrate ability to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Must comply with all operating policies, procedures, executed Plans, and Programs.

We offer our employees a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package and are always looking for individuals with the talent and skills required to contribute to our continued growth and success. Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled.

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