The Life Safety Technician oversee the installation, inspection, testing, maintenance, repair, and compliance of life safety systems, equipment, and their components. This position will also be responsible for helping design systems for new construction, reviewing plans, and meeting with contractors and elected officials.
Installs, tests, configures, troubleshoots and repairs fire and security alarm components.
Performs both routine and preventative maintenance on life safety equipment and devices and oversees local and federal system testing.
Manages vendors, equipment inventory, installation work, and warranty work.
Reviews drawings for new construction and remodel work concerning fire safety systems.
Escorts and oversees vendors performing installations, maintenance, and repairs of life safety systems.
Assist on low voltage system installations and maintenance.
Maintains licenses, certifications, and training of the most current technologies.
Consults with department heads, elected officials and architects in planning and installing equipment and attends other meetings, such as Owner-Architect-Contractor (OAC) and departmental meetings.
Assists with specialized projects to integrate, repair, or update systems.
Maintains documents and files related to duties.
High School Diploma or GED and a minimum five years of experience in a related field; or an equivalent combination of education and related experience required.
Fire Alarm Technician (FAL) License required.
Courses completed in low voltage electronics preferred.
Possession of a valid driver’s license. Must be able to obtain a State of Texas driver’s license within 90 days
About Denton County
Denton County will be recognized as the leader in local government through its excellent service to citizens and quality workforce.
We will carry out our duties by respecting citizens, maintaining fiscal responsibility, demonstrating accountability, and fairly and equitably allocating resources.
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