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Fire Suppression Technician

Dyncorp International

5 - 6 years United Arab Emirates - United Arab Emirates

Any Nationality

, Posted on March 21, 2018 1 Opening

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Job Summary
The Fire Sprinkler Technician performs a broad range of maintenance, repair, and installation support, also incorporating inspection, testing, and troubleshooting of water-based sprinkler systems and special hazards suppression systems.
Principal Accountabilities
(Typical duties include the following, although specific duties vary by assignment or contract.)
• Identifies life, health, and safety issues and repairs circuitry faults on fire Suppression/sprinkler systems
• Installs, maintains, repairs, or replaces fire suppression/sprinkler equipment and systems in strict accordance with applicable codes and standards
• Identifies proper materials for use on specific installations and completes maintenance and repair records
• Follows all safety rules and procedures including wearing required personal safety equipment
• Oversees the work of assigned employees to ensure compliance with standards
• Ensures tools and equipment are properly maintained in a safe operating condition and work areas are clean and hazard free
• Submits documented reports regarding fire suppression system s inspection, test, maintenance or repair work
• Oversees regularly scheduled testing of fire suppression systems
• Perform other qualified duties as assigned
Knowledge & Skills
• Capable of maintaining, troubleshooting, and repairing fire suppression/sprinkler systems in accordance with applicable standards
• Knowledge of applicable codes required by contract, such as NFPA 25 Standard for the Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance of Water-Based Fire Protection Systems, NFPA 13 Guide for Sprinkler Plan Review, NFPA 170 Standard on Fire Safety Symbols, NFPA 72 Fire Alarm and Signaling Code, NFPA 70 National Electrical Code (NEC), International Building Codes (IBC), and/or applicable British Standard (BS) and International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) standards with ability to pass a trade test
• Knowledge and skill in the safe operation and application of test instruments
• Ability to read and interpret blue prints, schematics, instructions, and other technical documentation
• Ability to complete accurate and timely maintenance and work records
• Knowledge of safe work practices, lockout / tag out procedures, and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
• Fluent in reading, writing, speaking, and understanding English
• Ability to use a computer and related software
• Additional knowledge and skills requirements may vary by assignment
Experience & Education
• High school diploma or equivalent
•Minimum five (5) years of experience as a Fire Suppression/Sprinkler System Technician
•Hands-on experience troubleshooting, repairing, and performing design calculations on fire suppression /sprinkler system panels and equipment
•Factory trained and certified for fire alarm system service of the specific type and brand of system; or
•Certified by a nationally recognized fire alarm certification organization acceptable to the authority having jurisdiction; or
•Registered, licensed, or certified by a state or local authority; or
Employed and qualified by an organization listed by a nationally recognized testing laboratory for the servicing of fire suppression systems.
Physical Requirements/Working Environment
• Living and working conditions at the assignment location could be remote and uncomfortable
• Long hours, exposure to weather and hazardous conditions
• Personnel should be aware of moving on short notice and under adverse conditions
• Must be physically fit to stand and bend for long periods of time and lift up to 50 pounds
• Mandatory use of appropriate Personnel Protective Equipment (PPE)

Industry Type : Defence / Military / Government
Functional Area : Installation / Maintenance / Operations / Repair


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Dyncorp International

Headquartered in McLean, Virginia, DynCorp International (DI) is a leading government solutions provider that supports all the branches of the U.S. Armed Forces, State and Local Government entities, and Government Agencies across the globe. DI provides aviation, intelligence, operational, trainin g, and logistics solutions for an ever-changing and a better world.

The organization provides effective and efficient responses to all conflicts, emergencies and post-conflict transitions. Its proven expertise and processes enable new levels of higher performance and minimize costs for its customers around the world. The company includes a team with proven capabilities, skills, and dedication to delivering lifecycle solutions in support of international development, diplomacy and defense in the world. The wholly owned subsidiary of DynCorp International, Worldwide Recruiting & Staffing Services LLC (WRSS), provides staffing and professional recruiting solutions for the organization’s complete group of companies that include DynCorp International Free Zone (Headquartered in Dubai, UAE), DynCorp Aerospace Operations Ltd. (Headquartered in London, UK), and DynCorp International Business Services (Headquartered in Bangalore, India).

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