Fire Alarm Inspector
Fire Alarm Inspectors are responsible for conducting preventative maintenance and troubleshooting procedures on fire alarm and life safety equipment. Their daily duties involve routine inspections, testing, and service on a variety of systems to identify violations and hazards.
Duties and Responsibilities
- Conducts inspection, testing, and service for fire alarm equipment to confirm compliance with NFPA 72 standards, as well as state and local codes.
- Prepare detailed and timely deficiency reports in work order software.
- Generate test reports and service ticket documents.
- Maintains documentation for all inspections, repairs, and maintenance performed while on site.
- Provides customers with information regarding their tests, inspections, or repairs. May provide instruction on basic operation and routine maintenance.
- Ensure all deficiencies are reported accurately and submitted for follow-up.
- Conduct their work in compliance with company expectations and policies, and OSHA safety standards.
The preferred qualifications below are representative of the elements we believe are required to perform the job successfully; however, in some cases, combinations of education, training, and certifications held by an applicant may meet the job requirements.
- A high school diploma or GED is required.
- OSHA 10 or OSHA 30 is preferred.
- Preference will be given to applicants with a NICET II in Inspections & Testing of Fire Alarm Systems.
Ability to use an iPad and an iPhone. Must be able to use email and text messaging apps. Familiarization with ServiceTrade is preferred, but training is available. The job duties may require proficient use of Microsoft Office suite.
Must have the ability to read, write, and understand English to communicate with coworkers and customers. Bi-lingual is a plus. Must be able to read and analyze inspection documents and
reports. Employees shall be able to respond to common inquires or complaints for customers, partners, and other members of the business community while remaining professional.
During the performance of daily duties and tasks, an Inspector is required to frequently bend, ascend and descend ladders, step stools, and stairs, kneel, lift weights in excess of 50 pounds, and reach above and below the height of their shoulders. Employees may also be required to stand and walk for an extended period of time, depending on job location. Employees may also need to balance, crouch, kneel sit, and twist. Driving and working at heights are requirements.
Work environments will change depending on job location. Frequent local travel is expected. Employees will work indoors and outdoors and may be exposed to elements like rain, sleet, and snow. Inspectors should expect to work around machinery. Noise level depends on location. Personal protective equipment will be provided.