Fire Alarm and Life Safety Testing Technician

Jessup, MD
May 07, 2017
Institution Type
Outside Academe

Job Description


The Fire Alarm Testing Technician II will be responsible for performing required preventative maintenance and testing on a wide variety of fire alarm systems. Fire Alarm Testing Technician will test 120Volt fire alarm systems, conventional fire alarm systems, addressable fire alarm systems, and voice evacuation systems. Experience in the testing of specialized systems such as Preaction systems, Halon systems and other Clean Agent Systems. Have experience and working knowledge of required fire alarm systems in both low rise buildings, as well as high rise buildings. Knowledge to test systems in commercial buildings, residential high rise and low rise multi family buildings, hotels, daycare facilities, hospitals and mercantile buildings. Have a working knowledge of the different types of Use Groups as identified in the International Building Code, working knowledge of the International Fire Code and the requirements set forth for the maintenance and testing of fire alarm systems. Working knowledge of NFPA 72. Understand the functions and differences between notification devices and initiating devices and their purpose. The Fire Alarm Testing Technician will focus on becoming fluent in identifying code issues and non-conformance issues. Be familiar with NAC's and SLC's and their functions within the system. Ability to communicate and provide findings to customers in a manner that is understood by the customer. Communicate and relay information to office personnel in regards to completion of work, or required follow up and recommendations.

Skills and Abilities:

1) Strong interpersonal skills with staff and customer

2) Must be able to read, write, and communicate fluently in English

3) Ability to communicate with people, both verbally and in writing in a professional and effective manner

4) Able to prioritize work and meet deadlines

5) Ability to operate a wide variety of office equipment

6) Proficient in Microsoft Office


1) High school diploma or equivalent is required

2) 2-4 years' experience in Fire Alarm or Life Safety Industry preferred


Company Description
larm Tech Solutions makes commercial, multi-family housing and institutional buildings safer by combining efficient technology with extraordinary service to provide the best available life safety infrastructure, service and solutions. We strive to be the most sought-after value added partner with building owners, building managers, general and electrical subcontractors in the Mid-Atlantic region."

Since our beginning almost twenty years ago, the core of our business philosophy is centered on customer satisfaction. We know the life safety infrastructure of a building is crucial for success, so we want every building owner, manager, and all subcontractors to feel secure in their safety decisions.

The Mid-Atlantic region continues to choose Alarm Tech Solutions as their most trusted resource concerning life safety services and solutions for commercial properties. Our dedication to customer service and years of experience gives our partners a heightened sense of security when they choose our technicians to oversee their life safety needs.



Jessup, MD


Sat, 6 May 2017 09:59:42 PDT