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Fire Alarm Technicians design, install, maintain, and repair fire alarm systems within homes or businesses to protect individuals from the dangers of fire. Sample resumes for this position highlight skills like performing inspections, service, and troubleshooting of existing fire protection, special fire suppression, and fire alarm systems; and performing duties and responsibilities with an equivalent level tester and inspector as needed. Example resumes show that required education for this position consists of postsecondary training or an associate's degree in a related field.

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Alarm Inspector Asst. Foreman/radio Engineer/fire Alarm Technician/fire Dispatcher/fire

Over 20 years experience and working knowledge of all aspects of fire and security systems.

  • Maintained and serviced municipal cable plant to include 57 fire alarm circuits, 15 vocal alarm circuits, approximately 50 fire and police department telephone lines and 20 dedicated radio lines.
  • Opened troubleshot, repaired, spliced, and closed multi-conductor cable of all types.
  • Assisted and instructed police S.I.B. for and during special operations.
  • Supervised and monitored pyrotechnic displays at all indoor venues.
  • Answered emergency requests for assistance by telephone and radio.
  • Assessed emergency situations to establish correct response.
  • Designed, installed, and serviced closed circuit surveillance cameras and security systems for the State Witness Protection Program.
  • Installed and removed mobile radios, cellular telephones, and all types of mobile electronics in city vehicles.
Candidate Info
31
years in
workforce
24
years
at this job
C
Microcomputer Application
Technology
2

Lead Mass-notification Technician / Fire Alarm Technician

Managed the startup of a new Mass-Notification section of Koetter Fire Protection. Installed, Maintained and inspected various Fire Alarm systems in central Texas. Assisted the Corpus Christi branch of Koetter Fire Protection with project management and complex system troubleshooting during management turnover. Collaborated with Engineering, Sales, and Programming departments of Koetter Fire Protection to solve layout, system design, estimations, programming and implementation plans for various fire alarm and Mass-Notification projects at Freescale Semiconductors, The University of Texas at Austin, St. Edwards University, The Texas State Capitol Complex, and the Fort Hood Directorate of Public Works, among others.

  • Designed, tested, and installed switching and integration hardware and software for Cooper Wheelock RF Based Mass-Notification Systems and Honeywell Notifier Fire Alarm Systems.
  • Managed multiple employees and subcontractors during construction on Mass-Notification pilot integration at The University of Texas at Austin.
  • Troubleshot inter-building RF problems across UT Austin Campus, including antennae selection and orientation, signal degradation resolution, and external interference resolution.
  • Programmed numerous single and multi-node fire alarm systems using boolean logic commands.
  • Maintained the fire alarm fiber optic network and panel integration program during renovations at multiple buildings at Freescale Semiconductor.
  • Mapped and repaired 40+ node, multi-building fiber optic network across Austin State School campus.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
C
Basic Electronic Theory
AS
Electronics Engineering
BA
Business Administration
3

Life Safety & Fire Alarm Technician

Responsible for overseeing the Preventative Maintenance program for all Baptist Health System facilities which included the maintenance, compliance and staff education for the Life Safety and Fire Alarm systems. Assumed the Lead role on emergency repairs and supervised work crews during reconstruction and upgrades including estimating costs for needed items.

  • Conducted routine and troubleshooting tests of systems daily according to compliance standards including physical check of hardware and software.
  • Maintained program documentation, recording all repairs for state and regulatory surveyors; took an active role during inspections.
  • Initiated risk assessments and implemented Interim Life Safety Measures as needed to provide a safe environment.
  • Conducted in-service training with maintenance and registration staff for use of the fire alarm system.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BA
History
4

Fire Alarm Technician

Inspected and tested fire alarm systems for ADT properties throughout Broward County Florida.

  • Tested, inspected & certified over 100 properties in a one month period.
  • Brought properties up to NFPA code.
  • Generated thousands of dollars in service tickets.
  • Prepared proposals, invoices and service reports.
  • Performed U.L. inspections & corrections on fire alarm systems.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
5

Lead Fire Alarm Technician

Updating and maintaining Morenci fire alarm systems

  • Trained new employees in proper fire alarm install and NFPA codes
  • Coordinated with multiple departments to plan schedules on installs and services that needed to be performed
  • Worked with MSHA safety department to ensure that all work was performed to regulations in a timely manner
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
6

Fire Alarm Technician

Worked in groups of 2 to 10 to complete contract based jobs in an efficient but quality oriented manner.

  • Catalogued and kept track of tools and equipment on job site.
  • Kept list of inventory and negotiated with other companies to keep supply chain operating smoothly.
  • Honed interpersonal skills to communicate more effectively with business associates and team members.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BA
Sociology
7

Fire Alarm Technician

Completed assignments accurately in a timely manner

  • Provided outstanding customer assistance, ensuring customer understanding of alarm ordinances
  • Monitored technicians on various fire alarm inspections
  • Administered clear and precise servicing instructions on fire alarm equipment
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
1
year
at this job
8

Fire Alarm Technician

Prepare or review bid or layout packages to meet the specifications and requirements of clients, design professionals, and AHJs.

  • Identify site conditions relevant to fire alarm system layout and correctly identify the occupancy types and codes and standards involved.
  • Create or review fire alarm system shop drawings (including power supply) to meet device requirements, job specifications, and codes and standards.
  • Ensure all existing buildings were brought up to NFPA72.
  • Plan and oversee complete and successful system commissioning, including documentation of test completion and creation of as-built drawings.
  • Monitor work practices to maintain safety and comply with environmental codes.
Candidate Info
36
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
9

Network Fire Alarm Technician

Performed installation, service, testing, inspecting and programming of Simplex Grinnell fire alarm systems

  • Performed maintenance, testing and inspecting of various competition fire alarm panels
  • Assisted in installation and programming of various fire suppression agent systems
  • Programmed and maintained numerous fire alarm networked systems in commercial and industrial environments including food process plants, chemical and paper process plants, various college campuses, prisons, hospitals, school districts and dam and power plants
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
10
years
at this job
10

Security/fire Alarm Technician.

Residential and Commercial installation of intrusion detection systems, video surveillance, access control systems.

  • Assisted in the installation and completion of new residential and commercial CCTV, Access control and Fire alarm projects.
  • Supervised and trained new field technicians in running and snaking wires in residential and commercial buildings.
  • Mechanical aptitude to read and decipher plans, drawings, schematics.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
HS
Electrical Installation
C
Electrical Installation
AAS
Codes And Techniques

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