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Fire Alarm Service Foreman

Company: Pye-Barker Fire & Safety
Location: Mobile
Posted on: June 9, 2024

Job Description:

Make a difference, protect lives, and achieve your dreams. Build your career with the industry-leading fire, life safety and security company. This position is responsible for the proper installation, operation, and maintenance of fire alarm systems. Foremen are responsible for monitoring general assigned activities of a team in the field to include installation, testing, trouble-shooting and subsequent repairs of fire alarm/life safety systems and related components. Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Install or upgrade fire alarms in commercial and residential buildings.
  • Test and repair alarm systems already in place.
  • Perform inspections to ensure alarms are installed according to code.
  • Complete detailed inspection reports, documenting any issues.
  • Report results of work completed in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Protect and maintain company equipment.
  • Meet with building engineers, property management and/or site contacts upon arrival to facilitate the project.
  • Verify integrity of all work prior to tying-in to building's fire alarm system. This may include functionality testing of installed devices, metering circuits and devices for shorts, grounds and faults.
  • Repair systems as needed to ensure a fully compliant system is in operation.
  • Inspect and maintain the truck and all related equipment, putting in repair requests as necessary to maintain safe operation.
  • Operate warehouse equipment, including vehicles, in a way that facilitates the loading and unloading of the truck while observing all safety regulations and manufacturer's safety instructions for that equipment.
  • Work safely as outlined by company safety procedures, including driver safety and personal protective equipment.
  • Respond to emergency service calls.
  • Maintain a clean and safe workspace.
  • Perform other duties assigned by management. Education/Qualification:
    • NICET certification preferred (requires prior experience or training).
    • Knowledge of NFPA standards a plus (including 70 and 72).
    • Experience with commercial and residential systems.
    • Requires the ability to act in a lead capacity and manage teams or groups of individuals on projects.
    • Troubleshooting skills.
    • Must have good interpersonal skills and work in a team environment and independently.
    • Must have a clean driving record and reliable transportation to/from the office or job site.
    • Must be flexible with scheduling requirements that occasionally will require evening, weekend and/or out-of-town assignments.
    • Requires the ability to display knowledge of principles, practices, codes and regulations related to the work.
    • Requires the ability to display knowledge of basic practices of reviewing official documents for completeness and accuracy.
    • Requires the ability to recognize and report deviations through inspection programs.
    • Requires the ability to interpret, apply, and explain applicable laws, codes, and regulations.
    • Requires the ability to maintain accurate records and reports.
    • Requires the ability to understand and follow oral and written directions.
    • Requires the ability to use or repair small/light equipment, such as power tools, ladders, medium equipment and machinery. Other Duties:
      • Adheres to the Code of Conduct, Confidentiality Agreement, and Company Safety Policy.
      • Ability to travel when needed.
      • Performs other duties as assigned. Physical Requirements:
        • While performing the essential functions of this job the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands or arms, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, and is occasionally required to lift and/or move heavy objects.
        • The work also requires the following physical abilities to perform the essential job functions: balancing, climbing, grasping, hearing, mental acuity, pulling, pushing, repetitive motion, speaking, talking, and visual acuity. Benefits and Perks:
          • Excellent pay
          • Medical, dental, vision
          • Company paid life insurance
          • Company paid short term disability
          • 401K with employer match
          • Paid vacation and company holidays
          • Company vehicle (if job applicable) Pye Barker Fire and Safety is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Keywords: Pye-Barker Fire & Safety, Mobile , Fire Alarm Service Foreman, Other , Mobile, Alabama

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