Fire Safety Systems Specialist Apprentice

Employer
Sam Houston State University
Location
Huntsville, TX
Closing date
Oct 23, 2021

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Job Details

Requisition:

202100230S

Title:

Fire Safety Systems Specialist Apprentice

FLSA status:

Non-Exempt

Hiring Salary:

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:

Technical/Para-Professional

Department:

Facilities Management - Facilities Services

Open Date:

07/15/2021

Open Until Filled:

Yes

Educational 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.

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.

Full Time Part Time:

Full Time

Quicklink:

https://shsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/27978

EEO Statement:

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.

Organization

About Sam Houston State University

For more than 140 years, Sam Houston State University has been preparing students for meaningful lives of achievement. Its motto, "The measure of a Life is its Service," resonates among its 22,000 students, eight colleges and well beyond its historical roots through research, creative endeavors, service learning, volunteering and more.

SHSU is an inclusive institution whose mission is to provide high quality education, scholarship, and service to students. With over 90 bachelor degrees, 50 master’s, and 11 doctoral programs—including the nation’s first Ph.D. in forensic science, SHSU provides an exceptional college experience for every student: traditional or non-traditional; first generation; international; or online.

Service to self and others is paramount at SHSU and reflected in all university organizations and programs. In fact, the university was named to USA Today’s Top 50 in the U.S. for “commitment to civic engagement and global awareness,” in addition to being classified a "Community Engaged Campus" by the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education. This honor, bestowed to only 311 public institutions nationwide, acknowledges the university's significant commitment to service.

Sam Houston State University has a small town feel with large scale opportunities. Located in the Piney Woods region of East Texas, Huntsville provides area residents with a sense of community and belonging, although just an hour drive north of Houston. 

SHSU 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. SHSU is committed to promoting a campus culture that embraces diversity and inclusion. The University acknowledges and values our responsibility to cultivate an equitable and inclusive environment where students, faculty, staff, and community recognize the benefits of collaboration and mutual respect through diverse identities and experiences.

Member The Texas State University System  

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Website:
Telephone
936-294-1070
Location
1905 University Avenue
Huntsville
TX
77340
United States

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