30 days old

Fire Alarm Technician

Renton, WA 98057

Convergint is looking for an experienced fire alarm project specialist to join our team in the Seattle/ western Washington marketplace. You will primarily be responsible for programming , testing and commissioning new construction fire alarm systems or making modifications to existing systems for tenant improvements.

Responsibilities

1.Installs, programs, tests, repairs, and services a variety of non-routine systems and equipment which may include security, fire alarm \u0026 life safety, and/or building automation. Colleague is key interface for the provision of technical support and training for the customer and as such is accountable for maximizing customer satisfaction. Refers only the most complex issues to higher levels.

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2.Reads basic blueprints, schematics, manuals, and other specifications to determine installation procedures; Interprets manuals, schematics, and wiring diagrams, and repairs equipment, utilizing knowledge of electronics and using standard test instruments and hand tools.

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3.Operates systems to demonstrate equipment, commission new systems, analyze performance and identify malfunctions. Writes a variety of non-routine programs for systems.

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4.Acts as our customers best service provider at all times thereby ensuring Convergint Technologies is the customers first choice for service. Takes ownership of onsite project including safety, quality and performance.

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5.May provide custom systems integrations, detailed systems upgrade planning and execution, systems audits and consultation, and/or database management and manipulation. May install, configure, and support a variety of network systems and equipment for assigned projects.

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6.Consults with engineering personnel to resolve unusual problems in system operation, maintenance, and warranty work.

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7.Performs all work in accordance with Federal, State and local regulations as well as company health and safety policies and procedures. Uses solid troubleshooting skills to isolate and fix problems in malfunctioning equipment or software.

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8.May advise management regarding customer satisfaction, product performance, installation techniques and standards as well as suggestions for product improvements. May participate or assist with developing customer presentations or similar new business development activities.

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9.Executes most of the technical aspects of multiple projects with varying timelines and budgets including programming, graphics development, start-up, certification testing, customer training, close-out documentation, and on-going technical support etc.

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10.Identifies potential project risks, communicates to appropriate parties and assist in the development and implementation of strategies to minimize impact and to control deviations from estimated costs and project deadlines.

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11.Works closely with the Project Manager and/or Operations Manager and assists in the overall coordination of specific projects; makes recommendations regarding quality of work and potential changes in scope, and identifies ways to continuously improve customer satisfaction.

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12.Using technical knowledge, skills and experience, acts as a mentor to less experienced staff. May supervise workers in testing, tuning, and adjusting equipment to obtain optimum operating performance.

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13.Performs other duties and responsibilities as requested or required.

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Skills

-Exceptional customer focus and ability to work under pressure; ability to maintain awareness of, and seek to meet the needs and wants of the customer without being prompted

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Solid technical skills and experience related to building automation systems, fire alarm systems, and/or electronic security systems

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Solid programming skills and proven ability to troubleshoot problems and look for solutions

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Must be a self-starter and work well without supervision

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Solid mechanical and electrical aptitude (e.g. works with a variety of hand and power tools such as drill, screwdriver, wire stripper, hacksaw, crimper) and ability to read blueprints and drawings; solid math skills (for some positions, this may include calculating area, velocity, resistance, voltage, etc.)

Frequent visits to jobsites are required. Minimal overnight travel is required. Valid drivers license required.

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Strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills

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Solid organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously

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Advanced computer skills including familiarity with MS Office applications (Outlook, Word, Excel) and proficient in other relevant applications

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Experience

5-7 years fire alarm experience

Valid Drivers license

Valid WA06 electrical license

Current NICET level 2 in fire alarm systems

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Other

- Experience in the application of products, start-up and commissioning of new construction projects as well as tenant improvements..

- Experience with EST and Vesda products a plus.

-This is a field position, must be able to stand for long periods of time, move heavy equipment and work on ladders.

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  • Information Technology
Posted: 2021-08-26 Expires: 2021-09-27

Convergint is a global, service-based systems integrator whose top priority is service in every way – service to customers, colleagues, and community. Delivering value through unparalleled customer service and operational excellence has been foundational at Convergint. Our promise, and our number one objective, is to be our customers’ best service provider. 

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