Fire Suppression Installation Technician

Responsible for Installing Engineered Fire Suppression Systems per NFPA guidelines.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Pull various types of wire and cable
  • Cut and thread all types of pipe
  • Install and bend ridged and EMT conduit
  • Install, program and test Suppression panels
  • Read, research, and identify project needs prior to job start
  • Use a variety of hand and power tools in performing installations
  • Trouble-shoot and repair faulty installations
  • Evaluate customer sites for additional equipment and services that the customer may require or that Kistler O’Brien Fire Protection may provide
  • Complete and accurately record required information onto electronic reports for the company
  • Work in compliance with the company’s safety manual with the safety of self and others in mind at all times
  • Maintain company vehicles and appropriate inventory levels for jobs
  • Read and interpret vendor manuals, blueprints, and work orders to perform required installations
  • Read and interpret vendor manuals, blueprints, and work orders to perform required installations
  • Responsible for maintaining all documentation and reports associated with daily work

The above duties are not to be considered a complete list of duties and responsibilities assigned to this position.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to walk, stand, sit, listen and hear. The employee will be required to use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee may occasionally lift up to 75 pounds.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The employee may be occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts and high, precarious places. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate.

Other Skills And Abilities:

  • Basic knowledge of hand tools, including electric and battery-powered equipment
  • Comfortable with heights and working on ladders or lifts
  • Ability to work in confined spaces
  • Ability to read and comprehend appropriate NFPA codes
  • Must be willing to work occasional nights, weekends, and overtime
  • The employee must be able to occasionally lift 150 pound
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include color vision

Education and/or Experience:

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); with one to three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

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