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Fire Alarm System Mechanic


Posted on October 11, 2019

2 - 3 years Al Kuwait - Kuwait

Any Graduation. Any Nationality

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Responsible for installation, operation, maintenance and repair of all fire alarms systems to include fire detection, fire alarm systems and water-based protection systems per applicable NFPA standards in support of base operations. The qualified candidate shall report to the OM&R Lead and work with a team of operations maintenance and repair technicians and support personnel.

Complete effective and efficient inspection, testing, operation, installation, maintenance, repair, programming and upkeep of fire alarm and control systems following the NFPA-70 National Electrical Code.

Shall inspect, test and maintain fire suppression systems to include kitchen ventilation hoods and related suppression systems.

Shall be proficient in the principles of electronics and electricity; types, capacity, and purpose of low voltage circuits, circuit breakers, switches, fuses, regulators, relays, instruments, and meters.

Shall have the skills and ability to inspect, test, and maintain fire detection and alarm systems; interpret instrument and meter readings, wiring diagrams, schematics, drawings and technical publications, use applicable test equipment, safety rules and practices, environmental policies, and operation and repair of on-site fire alarm and control systems.

Shall document inspection results and recommendations for replacement plan to ensure full operational capability, implement a preventative maintenance plan and maintain records to include an inventory to track fire alarm systems and door releases.

Shall respond to emergency services requests to repair installed fire detection, alarm or  protection system IAW the PWS.

Shall maintain system database in Excel of all installed fire detection and alarm systems.

Shall request parts through government established processes, receive parts and install in a timely fashion to ensure no delays in service.

Responsible for following a comprehensive quality and safety program in compliance with Vectrus, OSHA and United States Air Force (USAF) requirements.
Responsible for following a comprehensive, flexible, and properly documented training program.
Responsible for maintaining a safe, clean, sanitary, healthy, presentable, professional atmosphere, free of dust, clutter and trash in all working facilities and areas.
Responsible for proper utilization and safeguarding of all government and contractor provided property (e.g., to include government facilities, equipment and tools).
Responsible for precise execution of company time reporting procedures and accurate completion of timesheet.
Performs other duties as assigned.

Circuits, breakers, switches, fuses, regulators, relays and meters. Standard office equipment (Computer, phone, scanner), automated management systems and tools associated with repair and maintenance work. May be exposed to potentially hazardous conditions that require wear of hard hats, gloves, steel toed boots, hearing protection, safety glasses and other personal protection equipment (PPE); may be required to push, pull and lift heavy equipment. Use of portable or vehicle equipped radios to maintain contact and accountability of work activities.

Work will be outdoors and indoors. Exposure to heat, cold, dust, noise, chemicals may occur. Overtime and shift work may be required depending on contractual needs.  Employee must comply with all Federal, State and Local regulations and published Company work rules as well as written instructions.  Task specific work environment training will be provided as required. Must be prepared to function in a wartime environment to support U. S. interests. 100% Overseas Assignment.

Physical requirements include lifting up to 35lb, team lifting up to 50lbs, climbing, extended sitting, or standing, stooping, stretching, and bending.  Occasional climbing and working in high places may be required

Defence / Military / Government

Installation / Maintenance / Operations / Repair

Desired Candidate Profile

Education/Certifications : One year related experience may be substituted for
one year of education, if degree is required.
Must be a NFPA or
equivalent certified professional.
Must be an OEM
certified professional.
Must be a
Certified Sprinkler ITM Specialist for Facility Managers and Certified Fire
Alarm ITM Specialist for Facility Managers.
High school
diploma or equivalent.
Must have a
current, valid U. S. Passport and Driver s License (able to drive manual
Must have and
maintain a valid U. S. SECRET Security Clearance prior to deployment.
Must be able to
pass a flight line access test and obtain flight line access badge.
Must be able to
pass employment and deployment qualification requirements that include
psychological, medical, dental, drug
testing and
background checks.
Candidates must
successfully complete both online and hands-on CBRN (chemical, biological,
radiological and nuclear) defense
Training includes the successful fit testing of DOD provided protective gear.
Experience :
Shall have five years of experience in the ITM of fire alarm
Shall be proficient in the Unified Facilities Criteria and National
Fire Alarm Code.
Skills :
Must be proficient with Microsoft programs such as Outlook,
Excel, Word, Power Point
Fluent in English with good verbal, reading, and
writing skills.
Ability to troubleshoot and solve technical problems.
and willing to work periods of long hours to meet mission requirements
Military experience in a contingency environment
and knowledge and experience working with government contracts preferred.


Fire Alarm System Mechanic


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