Electrical/Electronics and Mechanical Engineering:
Fire Protection Inspection and Testing of Water-Based Systems
2 Year Degree
Systems Control Technician - Fire Suppression Systems
Iowa State University
Facilities Planning and Management
Facilities Planning and Management at Iowa State University seeks applicants for a Systems Control Technician who will apply knowledge and skills to install maintain, calibrate, and repair complex electronic building systems for building automation, security, HVAC and other complex building control systems. Duties include locating problems by monitoring systems, interpreting computer readings and conducting performance tests; monitoring systems through manipulation of software; and service as technical consultant in the area of computer controlled systems. The duties of this position require: ability to lift up to 50 pounds; manual dexterity and eye/hand coordination in order to perform variety of repairs in confined spaces; physical agility to climb ladders; and eye/hand coordination.
Six years of experience in electrical or control trade, including apprenticeship; or graduation from a two-year resident instrumentation and controls program.
Special Qualifications: NICET Level II or higher certification
- Experience certifying fire protection systems
- Experience working with various fire protection electronics.
- Experience installing fire protection systems.
- Experience with fire sprinkler systems and suppression types.
Iowa State University of Science and Technology
Iowa State is an international university with a friendly welcoming personality. Students from all 50 states and more than 100 countries come to Ames, Iowa, to choose from 100 majors, study with world-class scholars and hone their leadership skills in 800-plus student organizations.
Iowa State University is a very special place, full of histor...y. But what truly makes it unique is a rare combination of campus beauty, the opportunity to be a part of the land-grant experiment, and to create a progressive and inventive spirit that we call the Cyclone experience. Ames is 30 minutes from Des Moines, and 3 hours from Kansas City, Minneapolis and Omaha.
The Facilities Department is a diverse group of over 460 staff dealing with custodial, trades, power plant, grounds, etc. as well as professionals which include managers, architects and engineers.
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