Facilities Management (FM) supports the University of Virginia's wide range of research, academic and patient care programs. With over 1,200 employees dedicated to excellence, Facilities Management is responsible for the day-to-day operation, repair and maintenance of UVA's buildings, infrastructure and grounds as well as other University-owned and leased properties.
We are seeking a Fire Systems Technician who maintains, diagnoses, and repairs electronic fire detection, alarm, suppression, and control systems. The incumbent will install, test, and calibrate electronic and electro-mechanical fire system devices and associated components. Fire Systems Technicians conduct tests and inspect for compliance with National Fire Protection Association and the Authority Having Jurisdiction. They recommend and follow up to verify the implementation of corrective actions. Fire Systems Technicians demonstrate competency in electrical and mechanical systems signified by experience and Fire Systems Certification. Supervisory guidance is received on complex matters, however daily tasks are performed independently. Fire Systems Technicians keep students, staff, patients, and visitors safe by maintaining fire protection systems throughout the University.
Internal Number: R0004887
About University of Virginia
Founded by Thomas Jefferson, the University of Virginia opened in 1825 as the nation's first public university. A longstanding dedication to preeminence in both scholarship and teaching; top ranking in global satisfaction, collegiality and work/family issues on the COACHE survey of early career faculty; a commitment to excellence that is integrally connected with diversity and a broad array of benefits make the University of Virginia a prime choice for both faculty and staff. The University of Virginia is located in the small cosmopolitan city of Charlottesville near the Blue Ridge Mountains, 70 miles from Richmond and 110 miles from Washington, D.C. The University of Virginia remains the No. 2 best public university in the 2013 edition of the U.S. News and World Report rankings. In the 14 years since U.S. News began ranking public universities as a separate category, U.Va. has ranked either No. 1 or No. 2. U.Va. continues to rank in the Top 25 among the best of all national universities, public and private.
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