Fire Safety Systems Specialist ApprenticeFLSA status:
This position is a pay grade 07. Please see Pay Grade Table at: https://pa-hrsuite-production.s3.amazonaws.com/116/docs/487252.pdf Occupational Category:
Facilities Management - Facilities ServicesOpen Date:
07/15/2021Open Until Filled:
YesEducational and Experience Requirement:
High school graduate or G.E.D. equivalent. Technical/vocational training related to job duties would be helpful. Previous experience as a fire alarm technician, sprinkler technician, technology systems specialist/technician would be helpful. A combination of education, experience, and training that would produce the required knowledge and abilities could be considered.Nature & Purpose of Position:
Provides service and maintenance of an apprentice skill level on fire alarm and sprinkler systems across the University campus. Primary Responsibilities:
Assists with performing monthly, bi-annual, and annual National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) code inspections. Maintains inspection and certification records, troubleshoots problems, and performs daily maintenance on all fire alarm and sprinkler systems. Assists with troubleshooting and repairing fire alarm panels, pull stations, smoke and heat detectors, pumps, valves, piping, and other associated equipment. Assists in the installation, maintenance, repair, and replacement of various fire alarm and sprinkler system components across the University. Performs other related duties as assigned.Other Specifications:
Must be able to use all the various tools of the trade and be willing to attend any seminars or training classes necessary to acquire and maintain proficiency in the fire alarm and sprinkler systems. Must be able to operate computers, and related equipment. Self-starter and accuracy in all phases of work performed is a must. Exposure to weather and other hazards. Full Time Part Time:
Must be willing to work hours other than 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays. During emergencies, operational failures, and peak use periods, employee may be called in when off shift to work an extended shift. Special procedures sometimes require extended hours.
Position requires driving and operating a University vehicle, therefore, a valid Texas driver license and driving record acceptable to the University’s insurance carrier is required. Uniforms and identification badges are provided by the University according to departmental policy.
Sam Houston State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity or expression. Sam Houston State University is an “at will” employer. Employees with a contract will have additional terms and conditions. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code § 51.215.