Fire Alarm System Mechanic, NICET III

Website Tsay Professional Services

Federal Government Requirement – COVID-19 Fully Vaccinated

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES The Fire Alarm System Mechanic under general supervision maintains, operates, repairs, and modifies moderately complex electronics and fire detection/fire suppression systems by performing the following essential functions:

  • Disassembles equipment, cleans, lubricates, and tests for mechanical or electrical effects. Repairs or replaces parts to correct functional deficiency.
  • Reassembles repaired component and tests for proper function within required specifications.
  • Disassembles malfunctioning systems; examines and tests mechanism and circuitry for defects.
  • Troubleshoots equipment in or out of system and replaces or repairs defective parts.
  • Works as a team member in the installation, repair, and maintenance of alarm and system by performing more simple and routine tasks such as identifying, checking, and connecting power and signal cables, replacing defective parts and assemblies, or monitoring system operation by following operating and testing procedures for the system and associated test equipment.
  • Identifies and reports improper operating indications via computer-based software and/or hardware systems. Inspects systems periodically and makes necessary calibration and adjustments to ensure functioning within specified standards.
  • Prepares and implements preventive maintenance procedures.
  • Perform all other position related duties as assigned or requested. 


High school diploma or GED required. 5 Years’ experience maintaining and operating fire detection/fire suppression systems. Must be 21 years of age to meet Fleet Management Policy requirements and hold a current valid Driver’s License. Must be able to lift to 50 pounds on a regular basis. National Institute for Certifying Engineering Technologies (NICET) – Level III Certification Fire Alarm Systems required. Covid vaccination (fully vaccinated) required.


Must have the ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, managers, and staff members.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms, and talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance, stoop, kneel, or crouch.   The employee may occasionally be required to lift more than 50 pounds.  Must be able to carry equipment and tools up and down steps.  The employee must have close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision and the ability to adjust focus.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The employee will work in several difference environments.   Some on-call, evening, weekend and holiday hours’ work will be required.

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