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Alarm Systems Technician II

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Georgia State University
Location
Atlanta, GA

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Description
The Alarm System Technician II will perform specialized skilled electrical tasks pertaining to fire alarm systems. Duties include establishing and maintain fire alarm testing and inspection programs, assuring all fire alarm systems have passed inspection, establishing a training program to assure proper operation of fire alarm systems, monitoring inspection schedules, and initiating minor repairs to fire alarm system. The Technician will serve as a lead worker and work independently on routine projects and use specialized tools and testing instruments of the electrical trade.

 

Schedule : Monday Through Friday, 7:00 am - 3:45 pm


Duties:

  • Schedule and or follow established schedule for all building inspections (Fire Alarm System, Sprinkler System, Fire Extinguishers or other inspections). Obtain required keys for each site to ensure access to all locations in the building. Escort contractors through building for inspections/testing. This function requires the Fire Alarm Technician to remain with contractor for the duration of the inspection. Complete all require paperwork related to job functions such as: log sheets, Fire Drill Reports; inventory counts, etc.
  • Inspect and initial Fire Extinguisher Tags while traveling /escorting contractor through buildings. Inspect and perform Elevator Phone Test monthly. Prepare a report and forward to Elevator Manager.
  • Perform Fire Pump Churn Test in buildings that have a Fire Pump provided that a second Fire Alarm Technician is on duty to assist with this duty. Perform minor repairs of Fire Alarm Panel/System such as: changing Batteries; change out Pull Stations/Smoke Detectors/Duct Detectors, etc. while working with low voltage wiring.
  • Read and respond to all email/text messages daily at the beginning of each day and throughout the workday while in the field on assignments. Fire Alarm Technician will be provided with a smart phone to perform all communication duties while out of the office on assignment.
  • Respond to all Fire Alarm calls during normal business hours from GSU Police Communications and or Facilities Customer Service Center. The Fire Alarm Tech will be responsible for resetting the Fire Alarm System during normal business hours once GSU Police provide the all clear message to Communications. Assist with Fire Drills on campus.
  • Identify fire alarm troubles or sprinkler troubles and communicate with supervisor verbally or written format the recommendation for repair. Coordinate Fire Alarm and or Sprinkler request for bypass with contractors once a written request for such service is submitted to the Fire Safety Manager.
  • Perform after normal business hours/weekend Fire Watch duties/detail during large occupancy events that occur seasonally and or upon notification of an event.
  • Respond to all Priority Two Alarms, inspect designated alarms (Panic Buttons) and complete report on inspections by submitting notes to GSU Police.
  • Performs other assigned duties


Qualifications
Technical or vocational degree with two years of related experience; or a high school diploma or GED and four years related experience; or a combination of education and related experience.

College/Business Unit
12/16/21, 11:59:00 PM

College/Business Unit: Facilities Management Services
Location: Atlanta Campus
Job Posting: 02/01/22, 4:43:48 PM

Organization

Founded in 1913 in Atlanta, Georgia State University is the second-largest and one of four research institutions in the University System of Georgia. The University serves one-fourth of the graduate students in the university system; it is within a one-hour commute of more than one-third of the state’s population. Approximately 80 percent of all Georgia State alumni live and work in Georgia.georgia_state_university1.jpg

Georgia State’s main campus is located on 34 acres in downtown Atlanta. University centers in Alpharetta, Brookhaven, Buckhead and Henry County offer students convenient suburban locations for graduate courses in business and education.

More than 50,000 students annually attend Georgia State University. While 90 percent of the students are from Georgia, students also come from all 50 states and 160 countries. More than 1,400 international students attend Georgia State and graduate students comprise 31 percent of the student population.

georgia_state_university2.jpgThe University offers more than 52 degree programs in more than 250 fields of study – from public policy and African-American studies to biology and health sciences. Degrees are offered at the bachelor’s, master’s, specialist and doctoral levels through six units: the College of Arts and Sciences, J. Mack Robinson College of Business, College of Education, College of Health and Human Sciences, College of Law and Andrew Young School of Policy Studies. In addition to the numerous degree programs, Georgia State offers full- and part-time programs and day, evening and weekend classes.

Students have many choices in extracurricular activities including more than 22 fraternities and sororities; and some 250 chartered student groups, including 60 degree-related student groups, seven religious, 24 law-oriented and 22 multicultural/international groups; and 10 honor societies. There is also an active student government association which includes the student senate and the judicial board.

The Georgia State Panthers are members of the Colonial Athletic Association and compete in 16 NCAA Division I intercollegiate men’s and women’s sports, including basketball, baseball, softball, golf, tennis, track and volleyball. The university announced in April 2008 that is will begin Division I-AA football in 2010.

The university’s innovative Touch the Earth program brings outdoor recreation ranging from backpacking, rock climbing, sailing, kayaking, rafting and water-skiing to out-of-state snow-skiing and snorkeling trips. And WRAS, Georgia State’s popular 100,000-watt radio voice, is the most powerful student-run radio station in the United States.

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