Associates Degree in related field. Three years of experience as a fire alarm technician, sprinkler technician, or a related field. A combination of education, experience, and training that would produce the required knowledge and abilities could be considered.
Nature & Purpose of Position/Usual Duties:
Performs electronic and systems maintenance required to operate, service, and maintain all related equipment in fire alarm and sprinkler systems.
Primary Responsibilities (Staff Positions Only):
Performs 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. Troubleshoots and repairs all fire alarm panels, pull stations, smoke and heat detectors, pumps, valves, piping, and other associated equipment. Establishes inspection criteria to meet all state and federal fire codes. Conducts tests and training on all fire related systems, maintains records, and acts as liaison with the University's Safety Officer and the State Fire Marshall's Office. Performs other related duties as assigned.
For more than 130 years, Sam Houston State University has been preparing students for meaningful lives of achievement. Its motto, "The Measure of a Life is its Service", echoes across SHSU's six colleges and beyond its Texas campus through student research, creative endeavors, service learning, volunteering and more. Named for Sam Houston, Texas' greatest hero, SHSU continually strives to honor it...s historical roots through academic excellence that includes exceptional teaching from faculty members who care as much about their students' success as they do about furthering the knowledge of their fields. While embracing its legacy, SHSU also strives to meet the needs of contemporary students, both traditional and online. With over 20 bachelor's and graduate degrees available entirely online, and more in development each semester, SHSU Online is quickly becoming one of the best online universities in Texas.
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